Join Summer Santa in historic Marietta Square on Saturday, July 31, 2010 for the 5th Annual Christmas in July and 5k Flamingo Run. Marietta’s Christmas in July features a 5k run (and 1k run and tot trot), VIP Breakfast with Santa, arts and crafts for kids, DJ entertainment, a silent auction, and more. The event benefits Cobb Christmas and you can help “fill the fur bus” by donating a new toy or making a cash donation. Children can visit with Santa, play in the children’s craft area, and take a trolley tour.
Schedule of Events:
7:30am – The Flamingo 5k run (includes 5k, 1k, and tot trot)
8:30am – VIP breakfast with Santa at the Marlow House (only 30 spots available)
9am to 1pm – Crafts, raffle and DJ entertainment
10am to noon – Santa arrives on the Square for photos with Santa
2pm to 4pm – Charity wine tasting at Marietta Wine Market
Every hour – readings of Elf on the Shelf
All day – the “Fur Bus” will be accepting donations
Roswell Street at Park Square
Marietta GA 30060
Marietta merchants will feature special discounts, sales, promotions, and giveaways to help you start your Christmas shopping early.
Participating Merchants include:
Antiques on the Square
Church Street Market
Gone with the Wind Museum
Jeweler on the Square
Lady and Sons
Lizards and Lollipopz
Marietta Pizza Co
Marietta Wine Market
Tie the Knot
For more information, call Theresa Jenkins at (770) 429-1115.
About Cobb Christmas, Inc:
Cobb Christmas, Inc. is a non-profit, 501(c)(3), all-volunteer organization started in 1963 by The Center for Family Resources (then known as the Cobb County Emergency Aid Association, Inc.) to assist the low-income and working poor families of Cobb County at Christmas time.
Today Cobb Christmas is the oldest and largest program of its kind in the county. Cobb Christmas, Inc. provides food and gifts at Christmas time to Cobb County’s low-income families ensuring the holiday spirit is alive for our client families, our donors and volunteers alike.