Category Archives: Weekend

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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Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Tillman Race/Walk; downtown Cartersville concert; health fair and Walk With a Doc; outdoors.

Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Tillman Race/Walk; downtown Cartersville concert; health fair and Walk With a Doc; outdoors.

  Tickets for Mother’s Finest on sale @ forumrivercenter.com Saturday: The 34th Annual Gary Tillman Memorial Clocktower Race and Health Walk returns. Race will begin at 8 a.m. The 5K begins on Second Avenue, runs through Historic Downtown Rome, Myrtle Hill and the challenging Clocktower Hill. The 2-Mile Health Walk follows a similar route, excluding… Read more

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Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Rome Braves wrap up series with Augusta. ‘Remember the Titans’ at City Auditorium. Next weekend: Clocktower Race, Walk with a Doc, music, art and more.

Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Rome Braves wrap up series with Augusta. ‘Remember the Titans’ at City Auditorium. Next weekend: Clocktower Race, Walk with a Doc, music, art and more.

  Tickets for Mother’s Finest on sale @ forumrivercenter.com   Sunday: Rome Braves host the Augusta GreenJackets at State Mutual Stadium at 2 p.m.  Sunday: 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. Sunday: The Summer… Read more

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Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Photos from Saturday’s Soulfest and Downtown concert. “Finding Nemo” at City Auditorium today. DeSoto photo re-enactment on Monday. A look ahead to next weekend.

Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Photos from Saturday’s Soulfest and Downtown concert. “Finding Nemo” at City Auditorium today. DeSoto photo re-enactment on Monday. A look ahead to next weekend.

  Tickets for Mother’s Finest on sale @ forumrivercenter.com Sunday: The Summer Movie Series at the Rome City Auditorium continues with the Disney classic “Finding Nemo” with shows at 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Tickets for each show are $5 a person and can be purchased at the door the day of each show. Cash and… Read more

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Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Rome Braves at home today. Ahead next week: Soul Fest, DeSoto’s 90th Anniversary and more. Plus: Outdoors.

Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Rome Braves at home today. Ahead next week: Soul Fest, DeSoto’s 90th Anniversary and more. Plus: Outdoors.

  Tickets for Mother’s Finest on sale @ forumrivercenter.com Today: Rome Braves host West Virginia at 2 p.m. Sunday is Family Fun Day with $50 package (over $100 value) includes 4 tickets, 4 hamburgers OR hot dogs, 4 sodas, 4 popcorns, 4 hats + free Kid Zone inflatable wristbands. OUTDOORS On the rivers: Check here if you’re… Read more

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Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Summer Movie Series ‘Cinderella’ today. Next weekend: Bar Olympics, Rome Braves, more movies.

Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Summer Movie Series ‘Cinderella’ today. Next weekend: Bar Olympics, Rome Braves, more movies.

  Tickets for Mother’s Finest joined by Vintage Vixens and Jimmy Hall on sale @ forumrivercenter.com Sunday: The City of Rome’s Summer Movie Series at the Rome City Auditorium featuring Disney’s “Cinderella” at 1 and 4:30 p.m. Tickets for each show are $5 a person and can be purchased at the door the day of each show. Cash… Read more

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Buzz: Two job fairs next week in Rome; Census and county government. Chieftains’ Low Country Boil & Barbecue is Aug. 9. Sweet Cocoon staging Lip Sync Battle. 4-Hers learn about banking.

Buzz: Two job fairs next week in Rome; Census and county government. Chieftains’ Low Country Boil & Barbecue is Aug. 9. Sweet Cocoon staging Lip Sync Battle. 4-Hers learn about banking.

  Two job fairs next week; details courtesy of the Northwest Georgia Career Depot: Census Bureau Job Fair. Wednesday, July 24, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Georgia Department of Labor’s Rome Career Center, 462 Riverside Parkway. Census Taker positions are available; full- and part-time positions available. All positions are temporary. Starting at $14 per hour plus mileage. Floyd County… Read more

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Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Weekend photos. Coming next weekend: Berry Farmer’s Market, summer movie series, Homespun in Rockmart and Hamiltunes.

Weekend! presented by The Forum River Center: Weekend photos. Coming next weekend: Berry Farmer’s Market, summer movie series, Homespun in Rockmart and Hamiltunes.

  Tickets for Mother’s Finest with along with The Vintage Vixens now at forumrivercenter.com   OUTDOORS On the rivers: Check here if you’re planning a day on the water: River Ratz Tubing & Kayak: 706-728-4160. Closed this Sunday because of the forecast. Euharlee Creek Outfitters:  770-607-1846. Cedar Creek RV & Outdoor Center:  706-777-3030. Local river levels Etowah River near… Read more

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Buzz: Soulfest returns to Ridge Ferry Park on Aug. 3; what to know. Three local groups work with United Way to share $44,000 for food, shelter. Training session to close Georgia Department of Veterans Service July 22-26.

Buzz: Soulfest returns to Ridge Ferry Park on Aug. 3; what to know. Three local groups work with United Way to share $44,000 for food, shelter. Training session to close Georgia Department of Veterans Service July 22-26.

  The Fourth Annual Soulfest is happening Saturday, Aug. 3, at Ridge Ferry Park. This year’s headliners include Maze featuring Frankie Beverly. Also do are local favorites The Infinity Show Band, Something for the Soul, Tara Sabree and the Seduction Band. Tickets: General admission is $60, VIP is $125 and kids under 10 are free.… Read more

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