The Galleria Chat appears on this blog each Thursday. The Chat provides a hearty helping of events and announcements to keep you in the know about the area surrounding the Atlanta Galleria Office Park. So without further ado …
A New Twist on an Old Tale. “Once Upon a Mattress” opens this weekend at The Marietta Performing Arts Center.
The play centers on the classic story of “The Princess and the Pea” while adding a funny, musical take on the tale with new characters and adventures.
The show runs from this Friday through Sunday, with performances at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. on Sunday.
The Marietta Performing Arts Center is located at 1171 Whitlock Ave. Visit the Curtain Call Youth Players’ website to purchase tickets.
On the Home Front. If you are homeschooling your kids or are considering doing so, be sure to visit the Southeast Homeschooling Expo at the Cobb Galleria Centre this weekend.
The event will feature informative workshops for parents, an educational and interactive Kids Zone for children ages 4-12, a college fair and the opportunity to hear from homeschool speakers and exhibitors.
The event runs from this Thursday to Saturday, and tickets can be purchased at the door. For the full event schedule and more information, visit the show’s website.
Happy Hour. Add something new to your weekend nights with The Strand Theatre’s Brew with a View event. The theatre has a great rooftop terrace with views of the Marietta Square and Kennesaw Mountain, and those 21 and older are invited for beer, wine and mixed drinks this Saturday night starting at 6:00 p.m.
There is no cover charge. Visit the Strand Theatre’s website for more information.
Affair of the Art. Visit the Old Vinings Inn from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. this Saturday as it hosts an art show featuring works from local artist Victoria Disalvo.
Light appetizers and a specialty cocktail will be served at the event.
The Old Vinings Inn is located at 3011 Paces Mill Road. Call 770-438-2282 for more information.