Clark Howard Visit Highlights East Cobb Weekend
The radio host's Christmas Kids Drive seeks toy donations for foster children.
The East Cobb stop will be the final of six in the north metro area, with members of the public asked to donate a toy for children in foster care. The Georgia Division of Family and Children Services will distribute the gifts.
Howard's radio program will air from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. while he's on the Johnson Ferry premises.
Check out these other holiday-oriented activities for a weekend diversion:
'A Country Christmas Carol'
A country-western twist on a holiday classic begins its seasonal run Friday at 8 p.m. at CenterStage North at The Art Place, 3330 Sandy Plains Road. Performances continue through Dec. 19. Tickets are $12; call 770-516-3330 for information and additional show times.
Relay for Life Santa Shop
Old St. Nick will be on hand, and gifts from $1 to $15 will be on sale Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at Sedalia Park Elementary School, 2230 Lower Roswell Road. Breakfast will be served for $3, and pictures with Santa are $5. Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. Call 770-509-5342 for more information.
Johnson Ferry Christmas Festival
Holiday music is featured at Johnson Ferry Baptist Church's annual holiday festival Saturday and Saturday from 7 to 8:45 p.m. The co-hosts are Nick Walker and Samantha Matthews from The Weather Channel. The event is free and open to the public; call 770-973-6561.
The Village Market at Paper Mill has two more pre-Christmas outings, Saturday and Dec. 18, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days at 225 Village Parkway. Featuring arts, crafts, fashion, jewelry, gifts, music and more, the market emphasizes local merchants. Free and open to the public; call 678-361-4113 for more information.