Sunday: Southeastern Cowboy Festival and Symposium at Booth Western Art Museum, Cartersville. Gunfight re-enactments, Native American dancing, art-related events, roping demonstrations, children’s activities, Cowboy Church. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Details
Sunday: The 55th annual Chiaha Harvest Fair at Ridge Ferry Park from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $5 Adults; $4 Seniors; $1 kids 3-12.
Sunday: Young Life presents an evening with Christian singer/songwriter Ellie Holcomb from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Rome City Auditorium. She was named “Best New Artist” at the 2014 Dove Awards. Her most recent album, Red Sea Road, was released in January 2017.Doors open at 6 p.m. General admission is $20. VIP Meet and Greet with Ellie at $225.
Saturday: The 12th Annual Rome Beer Fest will be held along the river at Heritage Park from 1-5 p.m. Admission is $40 in advance, $50 at the gate on the day of the event. Guests have access to unlimited beer sampling of over 150 different beers, a commemorative 16oz glass and live entertainment from local bands. Tickets are limited in quantity. The cost of the designated driver ticket is $10 and may be purchased in advance or at the gate. Proceeds from the event benefit the Rome Area Council for the Arts.
Saturday: Rome Symphony Orchestra will present The Planets and the “Jupiter Symphony” Holst and Mozart at 7:30 p.m. at the Rome City Auditorium. One of the most famous pieces of music of all time, Holst’s “The Planets” is a work that everybody should hear in person at least once in their lifetime. Accompanied by a mesmerizing video of the planets and outer space curated by a NASA scientist, this is an evening not to be missed.
Sunday: Elevating Lives Concert featuring Josh Wilson at the Rome City Auditorium, 3 p.m. The concert features award-winning Contemporary Christian, singer-songwriter Josh Wilson. This concert is the first marquee event for Elevation House. Elevation House is a nonprofit organization that serves adults with serious mental illness in the Rome and surrounding counties. Additional information can be found on our Elevating Lives Concert site.