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Cultural Arts Center

  1. Roswell Roots Artist Spotlight: Shellton LaBron

    February 1, 9:00 AM - March 31, 5:00 PM @ Roswell Cultural Arts Center

    Featured Artist: Shellton Labron, Oils/Pastels/Pencils/Acrylics/Pen & Ink/Charcoal.

  2. Georgia Ensemble Theatre presents Homers

    February 28, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Roswell Cultural Arts Center

    In this story where fan-dom and family intersect, we meet Leigh Elder, a female sportswriter for a major metro Atlanta newspaper. She’s a homer: love and loyalty to the Braves, the Hawks, and the Falcons. When a dream job falls into her lap and promises to take her to the big-time of L.A., she is thrilled. The only thing that stands in the way is her biggest fan: her father. Can a homer ever really leave home? Loyalty and love can be tough in the big leagues!

Historic & Cultural Affairs

  1. Unsung Heroes: The Legacy of Black Heritage in Roswell, Georgia

    February 1 - February 28 @ City Hall Rotunda

    This exhibit, co-sponsored by the City of Roswell and the Roswell Historical Society, returns to the Rotunda. It highlights the history of African Americans in the Roswell area and their influence and impact on our community since 1839. This rich story is told through the use of photographs, artifacts and textiles.

  2. Unity Concert featuring a Morehouse College Glee Club Quartet

    February 28, 4:00 PM @ Zion Missionary Baptist Church

    Join us for one of the most exciting events of the festival! Come hear the magnificent voices of choirs from several area churches, including Zion Missionary Baptist Church and Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church, as they perform their favorite selections. Also, you won’t want to miss our featured guests, a Morehouse College Glee Club Quartet. Plus there will be a presentation of our Hometown Hero Award. (roswellgov.com/hometownheroes)

Southern Trilogy Homes

  1. Artwork by Sharon Crumley

    February 1 - February 28 @ Smith Plantation Barn

    Sharon Crumley, a resident of Roswell, is a self-taught artist who creates mixed media art. Crumley’s work is intricate, colorful and textural, using a combination of textiles, paper, paint and found elements to create multi-dimensional art. Her art expresses a variety of subjects from modern abstractions and ethnic adaptations to feminine themes. There will be an Opening Reception on Friday, February 6, from 5-7pm.

  2. Before Teflon...The Challenge of Cast Iron Cookery!

    February 1 - February 28 @ Bulloch Hall

    If these pots could talk, what stories they could tell! This creative exhibit of cast iron pots and implements will explain what they are, what they were used for, and their history. They are tough, sturdy and cook the best food. No pot could ever replace them!

  3. By Skilled Hands

    February 1 - February 28 @ Barrington Hall

    An exhibit of objects from our permanent collection made by enslaved artisans. On exhibit is a large pottery jar made in Edgefield District South Carolina that was both thrown and decorated by an enslaved craftsman. Also included is a pair of marbles known to have been made here at Barrington Hall. Other objects include a topsy-turvy doll and a large linen press.

  4. Slave Cabin Exhibit: A New Story

    February 1 - February 28 @ Smith Plantation

    After stabilization efforts, people will be able to enter the slave cabin for the first time to really experience the atmosphere. This modest but interesting structure is believed to be the oldest at the Smith Plantation home site. The exhibit will look at the various aspects of a slave’s life – including work, food and everyday tasks. Period artifacts from the Smith Plantation collection will be on display.

  5. Slave Life in the Piedmont

    February 1 - February 28 @ Bulloch Hall

    The 1839 Service Yard with outbuildings at Bulloch Hall has been reconstructed. One cabin has a permanent exhibit on “Slave Life in the Piedmont.” The exhibit has recently been extended to include the known post war story of former slaves Daddy William and Maum Grace.

  6. Open Hearth Cooking Class: Roswell's Culinary Roots

    February 28, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Smith Plantation (Cook House)

    Over the last year, Living History Interpreter and Open Hearth Cooking Expert, Clarissa Clifton, has become a regular at Smith Plantation demonstrating how open hearth cooking was done and how much flavor this method of cooking added to the food. Ms. Clifton is now excited to be able to share her experience with you in a class that will teach you how to do this type of cooking yourself. The menu will be based on traditional slave meals to highlight the food and culture of antebellum Roswell: Beef Stew, Hoe Cakes, Greens, Fried sweet potato pies, Warm mulled cider. Ms. Clifton has written numerous articles on her craft and has even published a cookbook called, One Hearth, One Pot: For Love of Food and History. Clarissa has conducted many Open-Hearth demonstrations and classes for many historical organizations including: the Atlanta History Center, Latta Plantation, James K. Polk Historic Site, Old Salem, and Historic Brattonsville. To learn more about Clarissa and her many talents, c

  7. 19th Century Open Hearth Cooking Demonstration

    February 28, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Bulloch Hall

    In a two-hour demonstration which ranges from grilling fish on a plank to cooking a pumpkin on the hearth, you will see unique techniques that our great-great grandparents used to fix their daily meals. Corn bread and apple cider will be served and recipes will be available. This demonstration will be held in the reconstructed slave cabin.

38 Hill Street, Roswell, GA 30075, 770-641-3727

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