Downtown Cartersville’s Music by the Tracks summer concert series continues on Saturday, July 21 with Babes Bayou from 7-9 p.m. in the downtown plaza. It is a rain or shine event. Babes Bayou features musicians Ryan Coker, Matt Chambers, and Matt Thornton, who are known for their awesome vocals and three part harmony. Attendees may bring their blankets or lawn chairs to the event, or just grab one of the seats in the amphitheater. Reformation Brewery will be on site with the Local Bar and Grill selling alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. Julian’s Kitchen food truck will also be on site.
Oak Hill & The Martha Berry Museum is now participating in the ninth annual Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Berry College is one of 2,000 museums across America participating in the program that includes fine arts museums, science museums, history museums, zoo, nature centers and children’s museums. A list of participating museums nationwide is available at arts.gov/bluestarmuseums.
State Rep. Eddie Lumsden (R-Armuchee) has been appointed co-chair of a joint House-Senate commission for Georgia-North Carolina and Georgia-Tennessee Boundary Lines (Created by SR 794). Other House members in the commission include Rep. Jason Ridley (R-Chatsworth), Rep. Terry Rogers (R-Clarkesville) and Rep. Marc Morris (R-Cumming) – Ex-officio.