Plans for the holiday ice skating rink on Marietta Square have been put on ice.
The group that organizes the winter festivities in downtown Marietta announced Wednesday that it will not be creating an ice skating rink in Glover Park after three years of doing so.
“Our focus this year will be on enhancing Glover Park and creating an authentic, charming experience. We thank you for your generous support over the years and for allowing us to create our Winter Wonderland,” said Stephanie Coston, who organizes the festivities. “We expect this year to be the best one yet!”
The Project asked for a reduction of $11,500 — so they are now getting $12,500 per month.
With the funds they have, Coston said they’ll be able to hold many events.
Without the rink taking up space, they can do things like host an altered scene of “A Christmas Carol” titled “Have You Seen Scrooge on the Square,” presented by Marietta’s New Theatre in the Square, performed by Tyler Perry’s House of Payne’s Palmer Williams Jr.
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