Lawrence Plantation’s Weekend Guide: Photos from Saturday’s Trout Unlimited Chili Cookoff, Walk with a Doc and John Wisdom Wagon Train. Coming next weekend: Chiaha Harvest Festival, Peach State Marching Festival and SE Cowboy Festival and Symposium.

Lawrence Plantation’s Weekend Guide: Photos from Saturday’s Trout Unlimited Chili Cookoff, Walk with a Doc and John Wisdom Wagon Train. Coming next weekend: Chiaha Harvest Festival, Peach State Marching Festival and SE Cowboy Festival and Symposium.

The Weekend Guide is sponsored by Lawrence Plantation. To be included, please send a quick summary in an email — no PDFs, no flyers — to druck@hometownheadlines.com.


1st place in the People’s Choice award to KnecKDown Chili. (photo from Jay Shell)
Congratulations to the Trout Unlimited Chili Cook-off First Responders First Place Winners Captain Ross Wyatt, Sergeant Joey Walker, and Firefighter Todd Twilley. (photo from Rome-Floyd Fire Department)
Congratulations Sgt. Wayne Rogers for winning 2nd Place in the TU 23rd Annual Chili Cookoff. (photo from Floyd County Sheriff)
Saturday’s light rain didn’t stop Harbin Clinic’s Walk with a Doc with Dr. Paul Brock. Saturday was the last event for the season and will return April 2019. (Harbin Clinic photo)
The John Wisdom Wagon Train at the Coosa Valley Fairgrounds on Saturday. (Facebook photo)

 

Another busy weekend ahead on Oct. 25-28:

THURSDAY-SATURDAY

The 16th annual Southeastern Cowboy Festival and Symposium at Booth Western Art Museum in Cartersville. As the largest Western themed event in the South, thousands of participants are expected to visit the four-day event, which is packed with activities such as gunfight re-enactments, Native American dancing, art-related events with Featured Artists Scott Christensen and Quang Ho, Featured Entertainer Concert, children’s activities, Cowboy Church, and so much more! The Cowboy Festival is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Details

FRIDAY

Food Truck Friday at Synovus Bank (701 Broad St.) from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. to benefit Summit Quest. Speakcheesy, Charbucks, Don Neo, Timbo’s Smokehouse, and Spartan Smoothies will be onsite ready to make your lunch. Cash and cards accepted at all trucks.

Spooky Science Night at Tellus Science Museum from 6-9 p.m. There will be plenty of hands-on activities, plus a special Halloween-themed planetarium laser show. Details

SATURDAY

The 45th annual Peach State Marching Band Festival at Barron Stadium. There will be 16 bands from around Georgia and Alabama competing, plus exhibition performances from Rome Middle, Rome High and Jacksonville State University’s Marching Southerners. Performances begin around 1 p.m. and go through the evening. Details

Downtown Cartersville’s Trick-or-Treat and outdoor movie night will kick off at 6:00 p.m. with a huge trick-or-treat in the Friendship Plaza and Founder’s Oak parking lots. Visit our vendors Halloween booths to gather candy, hot chocolate, popcorn, s’mores, glow sticks, and more! The outdoor movie will start at sundown (approximately at 8 p.m.) and will include It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown will open for the little ones (25 minutes) followed by Hocus Pocus (PG) for the rest of our Halloween fanatics.

SATURDAY-SUNDAY

Chiaha Harvest Fest returns to Ridge Ferry Park for a toe-tappin’, cider-sippin’, fun-for-everyone arts festival event. The 54th annual event has a rich tradition of bringing together many talented artisans and craftsmen from the Rome/Floyd County region, and beyond, for a wonderful Fall weekend festival with the goal of raising money to support local art efforts throughout the year. Gates will be open from 10 a.m to 5 p.m. both days. Admission is $5 for Adults, $4 for Students and Seniors, and $1 for Children under 12. Chiaha

 

 

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