Ware Mechanical Weather Summary: Mostly sunny, high near 80 today.
Rome Little Theatre presents “Alice in Wonderland.” Showtime at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the DeSoto Theatre. Chasing the White Rabbit, Alice tumbles down the rabbit hole into Wonderland. She meets all its famous residents. Tickets: Adult $16, Senior/Student $14, Child/Group (10+) $12 (*does not include $2 ticket fee).
Wings Over North Georgia Airshow at Richard B. Russell Airport. Includes the U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor, the A-10 Thunderbolt II Demonstration Teams and Tora-Tora-Tora re-enactment as well as other aerial acts. Gates open at 10 a.m., opening ceremonies at noon and closing at 6 p.m. both days. Numerous ticket and parking prices. Click Tickets.
Air show closings:
- Jones Mill Road will be closed to through traffic from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m.
- Hatfield Remote Site is closed today.
- These closings will be effect because of the air show at Russell Airport.
More air show photos from Saturday:
From Fiddlin’ Fest in downtown Rome on Saturday:
Preview of events coming next weekend, Oct. 18-21:
BooFest at the YMCA’s Grizzard Park will be from 6-9 p.m. BooFest is a family event featuring a trick of treat village, monster mash family dance with a DJ, haunted House, bounce houses, hayrides, games, fireside storytelling, train rides and food from vendors. Armbands are $5 in advance at the Y or $8 the day of event. Details
Country artist Travis Tritt will be in concert at The Forum River Center at 7 p.m. Tritt’s biggest hits include “It’s A Great Day To Be Alive,” “Here’s A Quarter,” and “Anymore.” Purchase tickets online at ForumRiverCenter.com, by calling 877-725-8849 or by visiting Forum River Center’s box office Monday-Friday 9:30 am – 4:30 pm.
The 23rd annual Trout Unlimited Chili Cookoff returns to Ridge Ferry Park on Saturday. Gates open to public at 10:30 a.m. Admission is $5 for adults and children over 5 years old. Details
The 39th annual John Wisdom Wagon Train and dance returns to Coosa Valley Fairgrounds. Wagon Train ride leaves Saturday morning from Fairgrounds and makes a loop returning after lunch to Fairgrounds for a dance open to the public. Early camping allowed. Cost $10 adults to ride, $5 children and $5 for dance (not included in ride admission).
The 6th annual Cartersville Bluegrass and Folk Festival returns from 11:30-7:30 p.m. to Downtown Cartersville. The event is free and includes a free kids’ corner with activities and free parking. Click here to see complete lineup and schedule.
Lawrence Plantation will host karaoke night from 7 p.m. to midnight. Open to the public for only $5 per person. Bring your friends and wow the audience with your best karaoke performance and then, do it again! Lawrence Plantation is located at 127 Winding Road, Rome (just 3 miles off down Horseleg Creek Road off Shorter Avenue).