The Galleria Chat appears on this blog each week. 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 Night at the Opera. Charles Gounod’s “Faust,” performed by the Atlanta Opera, will arrive at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre this weekend. “Faust” is the tale of an elderly scholar who sells his soul to the devil for the chance to seduce a beautiful woman.
The opening performance is this Saturday at 8:00 p.m. The opera also will be performed on March 11, 14 and 16. Tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster or at The Cobb Energy Centre’s box office, located at 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway.
Book Sale. The Cobb County Library and The Friends of the Library are hosting their semi-annual book sale at Jim R. Miller Park this weekend. This three-day event will feature more than 100,000 items for sale, including hardbound and paperback books for all ages, audio books, CDs, magazines, and comic books. All the proceeds will go to purchase new books and materials for the library.
The sale will take place on Friday and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on Sunday from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. All payments must be made by cash or check.
Jim R. Miller Park is located at 2245 Callaway Road. Click here for more information.
Running in the Dark. Celebrate the arrival of Daylight Savings Time this weekend by running the Chasing Moonlight 5K in Paradise race at Town Center Mall in Kennesaw. This unusual race will start at 1:00 a.m. Sunday morning, and runners have exactly one hour to complete the race before the 2:00 a.m. time change.
The race will end with a beach-themed party with food, drinks and beach music to celebrate the coming of summer. All participants will receive a beach shirt, Hawaiian leis and a commemorative glass.
The cost to register is $35 for a timed entry and $30 for an untimed entry. Registration closes this Friday. You can register online by clicking here or by visiting any Big Peach Running Co. location.
The luncheon will be held at The Georgian Club. The doors will open at 11 a.m. for networking, and the program will start at 11:15 a.m.
Part of the Cobb County Chamber of Commerce, Cobb Executive Women is a group dedicated to enhancing and supporting the relationships between professional women in the county.
For Cobb Executive Women members, tickets are $20 online and $35 at the door. For the general public, the prices are $30 online and $45 at the door. Online registration, which can be completed here, ends on Wednesday, March 12.