Buzz: Pink Day detours to Riverside Parkway this Friday. Cartersville’s new Chick-fil-A due later this month. Rome Little Theatre’s performances of ‘Alice in Wonderland’ open Friday, Oct. 5 at the DeSoto Theatre.

Buzz: Pink Day detours to Riverside Parkway this Friday. Cartersville’s new Chick-fil-A due later this month. Rome Little Theatre’s performances of ‘Alice in Wonderland’ open Friday, Oct. 5 at the DeSoto Theatre.

Temporary switch for Floyd’s Pink Day this Friday: For years, Floyd Medical Center’s Pink Day — part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month — has been based at Chick-fil-A Dwarf House on Shorter Avenue. As work continues to transform it into Truett’s Chick-fil-A, opening late fall, Floyd has followed customers to the Riverside Parkway “container” location. Pink Day is this Friday from 6 until 9 a.m. The “paper doll magnets” will be available as well.

Cartersville’s new Chick-fil-A almost ready: The Riverside Parkway location has been a relief for Rome’s Chick-fil-A fans (as has been the Mount Berry Mall location). In Cartersville, as that restaurant near Main Street Shopping Center went through the “scrape-and-build” process, CFA fans have been frequenting an “Express” location since work began there. The Express is a highly modified trailer selling favorites cooked at the Emerson/LakePoint location. So what’s new? “Grand Opening is right around the corner so Saturday, September 29, will be the last day for Chick-fil-A Express. Thank you to all who visited while we were closed.” So when is the big return? We’ve got a note into the store for updates; the cows are telling us around mid-October.

From the left: White Rabbit (Bryson Rosales) and Alice (Hayley Arthur).

Rome Little Theatre’s performances of ‘Alice in Wonderland’ open Friday, Oct. 5 at the DeSoto Theatre and continue on weekends through Sunday, Oct. 14. Show times: 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2:30 p.m. on Sundays. Audiences will meet some of their favorite characters such as the chill Caterpillar, played by Joseph Faile, the notorious Red Queen, played by Alexis Arthur, and the nonsensical Tweedledee and Tweedledum, played by Emma Mendes and Cate Mendes. The White Rabbit (Bryson Rosales) guides Alice (Hayley Arthur) through an exhausting adventure, and she experiences everything from an elaborate tea party to a frightening game of croquet. ‘Alice in Wonderland’is directed by Lindsey Chambersand produced by Emily Earp. Tickets are $16 for adults, $14 for students and seniors, and $12 for children. Tickets can be purchased by visiting romelittletheatre.com or by calling the Rome Little Theatre box office at 706-295-7171. Tickets prices do not include a small processing fees.

 

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