Category Archives: Weekend

Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center. Huge crowd for annual Candy Cane hunt.  Forum on Ice returns today. ‘Making a Difference’ documentary on Community Share Ministries tonight.

Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center. Huge crowd for annual Candy Cane hunt. Forum on Ice returns today. ‘Making a Difference’ documentary on Community Share Ministries tonight.

Today: Forum On Ice will open Sunday from noon-6 p.m. for the season through Jan. 6. We are offering ice skating, an ice slide, and endless family fun. Purchase a season pass for $49.99. Come experience a season full of winter magic at Forum River Center, the coolest place in Rome! Purchase season pass here: Forum-on-ice/ Today: Making  a Difference,… Read more

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Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Film festival continues. ‘Blessings and Bluegrass’ today at Morrison Campground. A look ahead to next weekend.

Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Film festival continues. ‘Blessings and Bluegrass’ today at Morrison Campground. A look ahead to next weekend.

  Today: The 16th Annual Rome International Film Festival. Venues include DeSoto Theatre, Rome City Auditorium.  Click here for film guide and schedule. Today: Bluegrass and Blessings at Morrison Campground from 5-7 p.m. featuring Dixie Jubilee. Devotionals presented by Tracy Hardy and Brad Prater. Coffee and hot cocoa will be available for purchase. This is a… Read more

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Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Good turnout for Saturday’s Beer Fest. Today: Christmas Village and Josh Wilson concert.

Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Good turnout for Saturday’s Beer Fest. Today: Christmas Village and Josh Wilson concert.

  Sunday: Christmas Village returns to the Clarence Brown Conference Center in Cartersville. The third annual event includes 79 vendors with items for gift giving and Christmas decor for your home. Fire It Up BBQ will be onsite with lunch options. Presenting Sponsors are The Daily Tribune News and Glitzy Chiks. Tickets are $5 at the door. Sunday hours:… Read more

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Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Chiaha, cowboy festival continue today. Ellie Holcomb concert. Next weekend: ‘Walk a Mile in Her Shoes’, Rome Beer Fest and Elevating Lives concert.

Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Chiaha, cowboy festival continue today. Ellie Holcomb concert. Next weekend: ‘Walk a Mile in Her Shoes’, Rome Beer Fest and Elevating Lives concert.

  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… Read more

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Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: John Wisdom Wagon Train’s last ride. Next weekend: Chiaha, Cowboy Festival, Peach State Marching and more.

Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: John Wisdom Wagon Train’s last ride. Next weekend: Chiaha, Cowboy Festival, Peach State Marching and more.

    A look ahead to next weekend, Oct. 24-27: Thursday-Sunday: The 17th 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… Read more

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Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center. Violinist Tim Reynolds surprises fans at Fiddlin’ Fest. Two Sunday concerts. Next weekend: Chili Cookoff, John Wisdom Wagon Train and more.

Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center. Violinist Tim Reynolds surprises fans at Fiddlin’ Fest. Two Sunday concerts. Next weekend: Chili Cookoff, John Wisdom Wagon Train and more.

    Sunday: The 2019 Georgia Mushroom Festival returns to Cave Spring. Speakers, participate in mushroom forays in Rolater Park and on the Pinhoti Trail, participate in workshops our growers provide and admire the cool stuff our vendors have to offer.  GeorgiaMushroomFestival.com. Entrance: $5 per person/free under 12 years old. Sunday: The Three Rivers Singers will present “An… Read more

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Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center. Final day of Geo Caching,’Spelling Bee’ at Berry and Locomotive festival in Adairsville.

Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center. Final day of Geo Caching,’Spelling Bee’ at Berry and Locomotive festival in Adairsville.

  Today: Pick up for entries at Coosa Valley Fair is today from 1-4 p.m. at the Community Building.  Today: Final day of Going Caching: Geo Caching event in Rome. Details and Schedule. Today: Berry College Theatre Company presents “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” at Berry College Sisters Theatre.  In this hilarious Tony and Drama Desk award-winning… Read more

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Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center. Final days for Rome Shakespeare Festival, the Bartow County Fair. What’s ahead next weekend.

Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center. Final days for Rome Shakespeare Festival, the Bartow County Fair. What’s ahead next weekend.

  Sunday: The Rome Shakespeare Festival at the Town Green wraps up today. This year’s productions include: Hamlet, and Two Gentlemen of Verona. General lawn seating is free. Private tables and individual seats at tables are available for all Town Green performances. Reserve a table or seats. Schedule: Sunday: 6:30 p.m. A Midsummer Night’s Dream. 8 p.m. Two Gentlemen… Read more

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Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center. Rome Shakespeare Festival,  ‘Mamma Mia,’ Arts Festival at Rose Lawn. A look ahead to next weekend.

Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center. Rome Shakespeare Festival, ‘Mamma Mia,’ Arts Festival at Rose Lawn. A look ahead to next weekend.

  Sunday: The Rome Shakespeare Festival at the Town Green returns through Sept. 29. This year’s productions include: Hamlet, and Two Gentlemen of Verona. General lawn seating is free. Private tables and individual seats at tables are available for all Town Green performances. Pre-show entertainment starts an hour and a half prior to each show. Reserve a… Read more

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Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Mamma Mia continues today at DeSoto. Next weekend: Rome Shakespeare Festival, Mamma Mia and Walk with a Doc.

Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Mamma Mia continues today at DeSoto. Next weekend: Rome Shakespeare Festival, Mamma Mia and Walk with a Doc.

EVENTS Sunday: Rome Little Theatre presents “Mamma Mia!” at the Historic DeSoto Theater. ABBA’s hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman’s search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter’s quest to discover the identity of her father… Read more

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Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Regional fair under way in Calhoun; Tennis Carnival today. Plus: Outdoors, what’s ahead next weekend.

Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Regional fair under way in Calhoun; Tennis Carnival today. Plus: Outdoors, what’s ahead next weekend.

    Today-Sept. 14: Northwest Georgia Regional Fair continues through Sept. 14: “Celebrate the harvest season with fun, food, entertainment, and friendship. Exhibits, rides, fantatsic food, and more are all on the menu.” Fairgrounds at 1060 Liberty Road SW in Calhoun just off Ga. 53 before the split. Admission: $5. Unlimited carnival rides: $25 nightly. Other… Read more

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Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Regional fair opens in Calhoun; River District Music Festival, Outsider Art Party on Saturday. Plus: Outdoors, farmers markets.

Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Regional fair opens in Calhoun; River District Music Festival, Outsider Art Party on Saturday. Plus: Outdoors, farmers markets.

  Friday-Sept. 14: Northwest Georgia Regional Fair opens Friday, continues through Sept. 14: “Celebrate the harvest season with fun, food, entertainment, and friendship. Exhibits, rides, fantatsic food, and more are all on the menu.” Fairgrounds at 1060 Liberty Road SW in Calhoun just off Ga. 53 before the split. Admission: $5. Unlimited carnival rides: $25 nightly.… Read more

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Labor Day Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Plenty of bluegrass, baseball, barbecue and pow wow. Plus: On the water; latest CRBI water tests.

Labor Day Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Plenty of bluegrass, baseball, barbecue and pow wow. Plus: On the water; latest CRBI water tests.

    The Labor Day edition:  Today: The Armuchee Bluegrass Festival returns for Labor Day.  Sunday worship at 9:30 a.m. Details Today-Monday: Rome Braves host Asheville in their regular-season finale. Games will be at 2 p.m. Sunday and 1 p.m. Monday. Sunday: The $50 Family Fun Day Package (over $100 value) includes 4 tickets, 4 hamburgers… Read more

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Weekend! Family Fun Day with an Atlanta Brave at today’s Rome Braves’ game. Chattooga County fair continues. Plus: First look at Labor Day weekend.

Weekend! Family Fun Day with an Atlanta Brave at today’s Rome Braves’ game. Chattooga County fair continues. Plus: First look at Labor Day weekend.

  Today: Rome Braves host Columbia. Sunday is Family Fun Day with the $50 Family Fun Day Package (over $100 value) includes 4 tickets, 4 hamburgers OR hot dogs, 4 sodas, 4 popcorns, 4 hats + free Kid Zone inflatable wristbands. Game at 2 p.m. Current Atlanta Braves star Austin Riley is scheduled to rehab with… Read more

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Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: ‘Mother’s Finest’ and friends at The Forum on Friday; see our Q & A. Rome Braves in must-win final stretch — with two Atlanta stars. Chattooga County fair. Plus: Farmers markets, outdoors (latest CRBI water tests).

Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: ‘Mother’s Finest’ and friends at The Forum on Friday; see our Q & A. Rome Braves in must-win final stretch — with two Atlanta stars. Chattooga County fair. Plus: Farmers markets, outdoors (latest CRBI water tests).

  Tickets for Mother’s Finest on sale @ forumrivercenter.com Today-Sunday: Rome Braves host Columbia comes for a three-game home stand. Saturday will feature post-game fireworks (presented in part by Hometown Headlines). Sunday is Family Fun Day with the $50 Family Fun Day Package (over $100 value) includes 4 tickets, 4 hamburgers OR hot dogs, 4 sodas,… Read more

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Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Photos of weekend events. Latest CRBI water quality tests. What’s ahead next: Mother’s Finest at The Forum, Fireworks at Rome Braves.

Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Photos of weekend events. Latest CRBI water quality tests. What’s ahead next: Mother’s Finest at The Forum, Fireworks at Rome Braves.

  Tickets for Mother’s Finest on sale @ forumrivercenter.com   Update from 100 Black Men of Rome-Northwest,GA on Saturday’s 18th Annual Health Initiative for Men and Women Health Fair: We serviced approximately 275 people. Thank you to those who volunteered and attended. Screenings included blood pressure, glucose, HIV, cholesterol, prostate cancer, skin cancer, dental and… Read more

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Buzz: Pollinator ‘Pop-in’ next weekend. TEA Party meets Tuesday. More good news for Bill Peterson’s Otter’s Chicken chain.

Buzz: Pollinator ‘Pop-in’ next weekend. TEA Party meets Tuesday. More good news for Bill Peterson’s Otter’s Chicken chain.

Chieftains Museum/Major Ridge Home will host a Pollinator “Pop-In” event on Saturday, Aug. 24,  from 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. on the museum campus. Chieftains will be participating in the Great Georgia Pollinator Census, which is a citizen science initiative where Georgians across the state count and record pollinators. Visitors will be able to take part in… Read more

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