Category Archives: Weekend

Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Hamiltunes, Homespun Festival, Walk With a Doc/gallery tour, Music by the Tracks in Cartersville.

Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Hamiltunes, Homespun Festival, Walk With a Doc/gallery tour, Music by the Tracks in Cartersville.

  Tickets for Mother’s Finest joined by Vintage Vixens and Jimmy Hall on sale @ forumrivercenter.com Friday: The City of Rome’s Summer Movie Series at the Rome City Auditorium featuring “Avatar” at 7 p.m. Tickets for each show are $5 a person and can be purchased at the door the day of each show. Cash and credit… Read more

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Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Weekend photos. Coming next weekend: Berry Farmer’s Market, summer movie series, Homespun in Rockmart and Hamiltunes.

Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Weekend photos. Coming next weekend: Berry Farmer’s Market, summer movie series, Homespun in Rockmart and Hamiltunes.

  Tickets for Mother’s Finest with along with The Vintage Vixens now at forumrivercenter.com   OUTDOORS On the rivers: Check here if you’re planning a day on the water: River Ratz Tubing & Kayak: 706-728-4160. Closed this Sunday because of the forecast. Euharlee Creek Outfitters:  770-607-1846. Cedar Creek RV & Outdoor Center:  706-777-3030. Local river levels Etowah River near… Read more

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Buzz: Soulfest returns to Ridge Ferry Park on Aug. 3; what to know. Three local groups work with United Way to share $44,000 for food, shelter. Training session to close Georgia Department of Veterans Service July 22-26.

Buzz: Soulfest returns to Ridge Ferry Park on Aug. 3; what to know. Three local groups work with United Way to share $44,000 for food, shelter. Training session to close Georgia Department of Veterans Service July 22-26.

  The Fourth Annual Soulfest is happening Saturday, Aug. 3, at Ridge Ferry Park. This year’s headliners include Maze featuring Frankie Beverly. Also do are local favorites The Infinity Show Band, Something for the Soul, Tara Sabree and the Seduction Band. Tickets: General admission is $60, VIP is $125 and kids under 10 are free.… Read more

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Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Photos from downtown concert. Family Day at Rome Braves. A look ahead to next weekend.

Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Photos from downtown concert. Family Day at Rome Braves. A look ahead to next weekend.

Tickets for Mother’s Finest on sale @ forumrivercenter.com Sunday: Rome Braves continue a series with the Asheville Tourists at State Mutual Stadium. Sunday is Family Fun Day at 2 p.m. with $50 Family Fun Day Package which includes 4 tickets, 4 hamburgers OR hot dogs, 4 sodas, 4 popcorns, 4 hats + free Kid Zone inflatable wristbands.… Read more

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Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Lots of music Friday and Saturday; Rome Braves’ baseball; and a fried apple pie contest.

Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Lots of music Friday and Saturday; Rome Braves’ baseball; and a fried apple pie contest.

Tickets for Mother’s Finest on sale @ forumrivercenter.com   Thursday-Sunday: Rome Braves open a four-game series with Asheville Tourists at State Mutual Stadium. Celebrate Independence Day on Thursday at 7 p.m. with post-game fireworks. Friday is Super Hero Night at 7 p.m. Tenor Timothy Miller will perform the National Anthem and God Bless America, and… Read more

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Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Final day of Fantasticks, plus getting outdoors. A look ahead to next weekend’s downtown concert, Braves’ games.

Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Final day of Fantasticks, plus getting outdoors. A look ahead to next weekend’s downtown concert, Braves’ games.

Busy summer ahead at The Forum River Center. Details @ forumrivercenter.com   Sunday: The River Arts District Playhouse presents ‘The Fantasticks,’ one of New York’s most popular musicals described as a grand comic adventure of first romance boasting famous songs: Try to Remember and Soon it’s Gonna Rain.The RAD Playhouse is owned and operated by Rome Shakespeare Festival… Read more

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Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: ‘The Fantasticks’ on stage. Rome Braves vs. Hagerstown. Plus: On the water; preview to next weekend.

Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: ‘The Fantasticks’ on stage. Rome Braves vs. Hagerstown. Plus: On the water; preview to next weekend.

Busy summer ahead at The Forum River Center. Details @ forumrivercenter.com   Today: Rome Braves host the Hagerstown Suns at 2 p.m. in series finale. Sunday: The $50 Family Fun Day Package (over $100 value) includes 4 tickets, 4 hamburgers OR hot dogs, 4 sodas, 4 popcorns, 4 hats + free Kid Zone inflatable wristbands. Today:… Read more

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Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Celebrating Father’s Day, Crawfish Boil success and what’s outdoors. Plus, a look ahead to next week.

Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Celebrating Father’s Day, Crawfish Boil success and what’s outdoors. Plus, a look ahead to next week.

Busy summer ahead at The Forum River Center. Details @ forumrivercenter.com DINING & DRINK Rome City Brewing Co.’s first Crawfish Boil on Saturday night was a big hit. From Rome City Brewing Co.: “Such a fun evening at our first crawfish boil! We’ll def be doing this again. Thank you to everyone for making it so… Read more

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Weekend! presented by the Forum River Center: Rockfest at Tellus Science Museum continues today, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Rome Braves vs. Legends, 2 this afternoon. Arts Festival in Cave Spring today until 5 p.m.

Weekend! presented by the Forum River Center: Rockfest at Tellus Science Museum continues today, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Rome Braves vs. Legends, 2 this afternoon. Arts Festival in Cave Spring today until 5 p.m.

Busy summer ahead at The Forum River Center. Details @ forumrivercenter.com WEATHER Please check with each event’s Facebook page before attending this weekend just in case all the rain changes some plans. Ware Mechanical Weather Alert:  Flash flood watch continues until 8 p.m. tonight. Expected rainfall up to 2 inches today through Wednesday. Forecast River Ratz… Read more

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Buzz: Big honors for Exchange Club. Berry College Student Enterprises’ summer market set for July 20. Cartersville chamber hosts blood drive Wednesday. State tax revenue up 0.1% in May.

Buzz: Big honors for Exchange Club. Berry College Student Enterprises’ summer market set for July 20. Cartersville chamber hosts blood drive Wednesday. State tax revenue up 0.1% in May.

The Exchange Club of Rome has been elected Club Of The Year For Large Clubs at the Georgia District Convention held in Macon. Other honors for the Rome club include: Largest Membership Increase Best Club Bulletin (Large Club) – Greg Gaston-Editor Best Club Secretary (Large Club) – Robert Smyth Exchangite of the Year (Large Club)… Read more

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Buzz: One Community United meetings tonight,  Saturday. Shriners car show is June 15. Chieftains, RACA behind Warriors of AniKituhwa performance, book auction at library.

Buzz: One Community United meetings tonight, Saturday. Shriners car show is June 15. Chieftains, RACA behind Warriors of AniKituhwa performance, book auction at library.

Two small group meetings of One Community United this week: The first is today at 5:30 p.m. at Las Palmas on Shorter Avenue. Up next: Saturday at 9 a.m. at Troy’s Barbecue (facilitator is Rick Stevenson). Second Annual Rome Shrine Car show is June 15; open to cars, trucks and tractors. Get ready for a… Read more

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Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center. Local options to head outdoors to enjoy pool, lake or river. What’s head next weekend? Baseball, rocks and free concert.

Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center. Local options to head outdoors to enjoy pool, lake or river. What’s head next weekend? Baseball, rocks and free concert.

Busy summer ahead at The Forum River Center. Details @ forumrivercenter.com   OUTDOORS Rome: Northside Swim Center at 501 Kingston Ave NE. Rome, is now open. Hours: Monday- Saturdays from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. ​Admission: $5 (4 years old and up). Cash only. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Only persons with paid… Read more

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Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center. Memorial Day edition – Record crowd at Finster Fest, pool and beach open, on the rivers.

Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center. Memorial Day edition – Record crowd at Finster Fest, pool and beach open, on the rivers.

Busy summer ahead at The Forum River Center. Details @ forumrivercenter.com That’s a wrap on this weekend’s Finster Fest at Paradise Garden. An update from Paradise Garden officials: This is Finster Fest 2019’s record-breaking attendance number. Thanks to the 2,145 guests who supported our artists and musicians, and to those creative souls for generously sharing their… Read more

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Buzz: Visitors bureau offers new events calendar. PAWS starts pet food pantry. ‘Harry Potter Suite’ offered by Rome Symphony June 15. DOT suspends holiday road construction.

Buzz: Visitors bureau offers new events calendar. PAWS starts pet food pantry. ‘Harry Potter Suite’ offered by Rome Symphony June 15. DOT suspends holiday road construction.

New events calendar debuts: The Georgia’s Rome Office of Tourism has created a public event calendar to help visitors easily access a calendar of events for Rome and Floyd County. Event organizers are encouraged to submit their events to the new online calendar at RomeGeorgia.org/Events. Submitting to the calendar is free and easy. Events can… Read more

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Weekend! presented by the Forum River Center: Rome Braves hosting Columbia today at 2 p.m. A look at what’s ahead Memorial Day weekend.

Weekend! presented by the Forum River Center: Rome Braves hosting Columbia today at 2 p.m. A look at what’s ahead Memorial Day weekend.

Busy summer ahead at The Forum River Center. Details @ forumrivercenter.com   EVENTS TODAY Rome Braves host the Columbia Fireflies 2 p.m. Sunday at State Mutual Stadium. OUTDOORS Check here if you’re planning a day on the water: River Ratz Tubing & Kayak: 706-728-4160. From Facebook: River Ratz is open this weekend. Euharlee Creek Outfitters:  770-607-1846. Cedar Creek RV… Read more

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Buzz: June 6 luncheon in Summerville to mark 75th anniversary of D-Day, salute World War II veterans. Finster Fest 2019 set for Memorial Day weekend.

Buzz: June 6 luncheon in Summerville to mark 75th anniversary of D-Day, salute World War II veterans. Finster Fest 2019 set for Memorial Day weekend.

In observance of the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, World War II veterans and their families or guests are invited to a lunch on Thursday, June 6, at noon at the Civic Center in Summerville.  World War II veterans from Chattooga County and the surrounding area are encouraged to attend. The program will begin at noon… Read more

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Buzz:  One Community United small group meetings today, Wednesday. Residential Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collections this Saturday at recycling center. Four-wheel drive show due in Euharlee June 1. Gas prices drop 4 cents.

Buzz: One Community United small group meetings today, Wednesday. Residential Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collections this Saturday at recycling center. Four-wheel drive show due in Euharlee June 1. Gas prices drop 4 cents.

  Busy week for small group meetings with One Community United: 7:30 this morning: Troy’s BBQ, Jon Hershey, facilitator. Noon Wednesday, El Zarape, Robert Brown, facilitator. For more: One Community United Rome-Floyd Recycling Center will host a Residential Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collection Event at the Recycling Center at 412 Lavender Drive this Saturday,… Read more

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