Holiday Celebrations Around West Cobb

One of the perks of being a West Cobb Realtor is learning about what’s going around town and sharing the information. The holiday season makes that easy! There is so much happening, between neighborhood holiday light displays, community celebrations and more. The following is a growing list of events happening in our communities throughout the month of December. As I become aware of new community events, I will add them.

Acworth

Santa’s Arrival

Friday, Dec 5
5:30pm – 9:00pm
Depot in Downtown Acworth

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Marietta

Santa in the Square

Saturday, Dec 6
10:00am – 6:00pm
Marietta Square

Information

Kennesaw

A Day With Santa

Saturday, Dec 6
12:00pm
Main Street, Kennesaw

Information

Dallas

Invitational Christmas Parade

Saturday, Dec 6
1:00pm
Main Street
Dallas

Information

Powder Springs

Parade and Tree Lighting

Saturday, Dec 6
5:00pm – 8:00pm
Town Square
Powder Springs

Information

Woodstock

Parade of Lights

Saturday, Dec 6
5:30pm
Woodstock Elementary School
Rope Mill Rd.

Information

Marietta

Santa in the Square

Sunday, Dec 7
11:00am – 5:00pm
Marietta Square

Information

Dallas

Breakfast With Santa

Saturday, Dec 13
8:30am – 11:00am
Burnt Hickory Park

Information

Marietta

Santa in the Square

Saturday, Dec 13
10:00am – 6:00pm
Marietta Square

Information

Marietta

Santa in the Square

Sunday, Dec 14
11:00am – 5:00pm
Marietta Square

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Woodstock

Chanukah Menorah Lighting

Tuesday, Dec 16
5:00pm
The Outlet Shoppes at Atlanta
915 Ridgewalk Parkway

Information

Acworth

Chanukah Menorah Lighting

Wednesday, Dec 17
6:00pm
Cowan Road & Main Street
Downtown Acworth

Information

Marietta

Santa in the Square

Saturday, Dec 20
10:00am – 6:00pm
Marietta Square

Information

Marietta

Santa in the Square

Sunday, Dec 21
11:00am – 5:00pm
Marietta Square

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Marietta

Santa in the Square

Monday, Dec 22
10:00am – 6:00pm
Marietta Square

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Marietta

Santa in the Square

Tuesday, Dec 23
10:00am – 6:00pm
Marietta Square

Information

Marietta

Santa in the Square

Wednesday, Dec 24
10:00am – 2:00pm
Marietta Square

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Just when you thought there couldn’t be any more celebrations, we decided to do a separate post on holiday musical events. So stay tuned…

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Holiday Lights Around West Cobb | Living in West Cobb

This post is being has been updated for 2016. You can view it here – http://marnafriedman.com/2016-holiday-lights-around-west-cobb/

As the holiday season begins, and with gas prices low, many residents in West Cobb may be interested in driving around to see the holiday light displays. Throughout our area there are holiday displays that charge a fee as well as homeowners that provide displays for free, although they may request a donation to a charity they have selected to donate to.

Holiday Lights Around West Cobb:

Just like the home decorators, we are working on updating our list for 2015. If you would like to be notified when we update the information – or have a home you would like included, please complete the information below. As your West Cobb & Paulding Realtor®, we like to keep you informed on local information.

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Thanksgiving Around Cobb County

Can you believe that Thanksgiving is this week? Signs of Thanksgiving around Cobb County are seen throughout our neighborhoods as we welcome the holiday season and start planning the holiday menus. All around West Cobb, Publix and Kroger stores have holiday planning displays reminding us about baking supplies, and the trimmings for the turkey. Yes, let the holiday season entertaining begin.

If you recently moved into your West Cobb home, you might be hosting your first family Thanksgiving. And while you focus on making sure the house is ready for the guests, you might want some help. Here are some hotlines that can help you with menu planning, portion calculations, food safety and more.

  • Butterball Turkey Talk-Line: 1-800-BUTTERBALL
    The Turkey Talk-Line is open Monday through Friday from 10 AM to 7 PM CST from now until December 21. And the best part of all: it’s open Thanksgiving day, starting at 6 AM CST!! TDD line: 1-800-TDD-3848. Bilingual help is available. Online help in Spanish and English.  They also offer a FAQ list to quickly answer many popular questions.
  • USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline: 1-888-674-6854
    If you have questions about food safety, including storage, handling and preparation of the Thanksgiving turkey, call the USDA hotline weekdays from 9 AM to 3 PM CST. TDD line: 1-800-256-7072. The Hotline is open on Thanksgiving Day from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p. m., Eastern Time, but closed on other Federal government holidays.
  • Fleischmann’s Yeast Baker’s Help Line:1-800-777-4959
  • This helpline, for all your questions about breads and rolls, is open Monday – Friday from 9 AM – 7 PM, all year long. Online help.
  • Land O’Lakes Holiday Bake Line: 1-800-782-9606
    Any and all baking questions are answered from 8 AM to 7 PM CST at Land O’Lakes from now until Christmas Eve. Online help.
  • Hershey’s Consumer Hot Line: 1-800-468-1714
    Let the folks at Hersheys walk you through every chocolate question you’ve ever had. Ask for recipes too! This line is open Monday – Friday from 9 AM to 4 PM EST, all year round.
  • Libby Consumer Hot Line: 1-800-854-0374
    Stressed about your pumpkin pie? Get tips and advice, plus recipes using canned pumpkin. The line is open Monday – Friday from 8 AM – 8 PM EST, all year round.
  • Ocean Spray Consumer Helpline:1-800-662-3263
    Learn everything you ever wanted to know about cranberries, including ideas for using leftover canned cranberry sauce. The hotline is open Monday – Friday from 9 AM – 4 PM EST, all year round. And it’s open on Thanksgiving! Online help

And if cooking Thanksgiving Dinner is overwhelming you, and you decide to let someone else do the cooking & cleanup this year, here are the restaurants in our area open on Thanksgiving Day and offering a traditional Thanksgiving Dinner:

Whether you dine in or out, enjoy your holiday and be safe.