The Cobb County Branch of the NAACP together with the Cobb County Government are hosting the annual celebration honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday celebration takes place on Monday, January 16, 2023.

The event is free and open to all. The celebration features entertainment, dramatic readings, dance, musical performances,  and the annual presentation of the “Living the Dream” award to a community member who demonstrates the ideals King exemplified.

The annual celebration takes place at the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre.

Monday, January 16, 2023

10am to Noon

Jennie T. Anderson Theatre
548 S. Marietta Pkwy.
Marietta, GA 30060


For more information, please call the NAACP Cobb County branch at (770) 425-5757.

You can also watch the Cobb NAACP’s MLK Day Celebration live at 10 am on Cobb TV’s YouTube page.

Be a part of the 2023 Dr. King Day celebration on Monday, Jan. 16. at the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre.

The Cobb NAACP will be holding in-person auditions on the following days at the theatre:

Thursday, Dec. 29 from 5-9 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 5 from 5-9 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 7 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

This audition is an open call for musicians, singers, dancers, rappers, spoken word performers, and more.

This is an opportunity to showcase your individual talents and honor Dr. King.

For more information, please call (770) 425-5757.


  1. The event at the Civic Center starts at 10 a.m., not 9 a.m. as listed. Seating is limited at the Jenni T. Anderson Theatre, so please get there early!

  2. It was a wonderful time for all and it was such an honor to sing there, to continue Dr. King’s vision for peace. Let’s do our parts to make his dream our reality!


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