October

10th Annual Cornerstone Community Challenge
5K Run Walk and Health Fair
October 1st - Saturday
Poplar Square Shopping Center
5886 Wendy Bagwell Pkwy - Hiram

 

Benefiting Shepherd's Rest Ministries, Inc., Women's Shelter

 

The run/walk will start in the Poplar Square Shopping Center’s Parking Lot at 5886 Wendy Bagwell Parkway, Hiram, Georgia. The run/walk will continue to include the Silver Comet Trail and will be an event for all ages and abilities. The event will include refreshments, music and a health and business fair for the entire family.

 

Additional Information Here

Facing the Giants
Movie Under the Stars
October 1st - Saturday; 8:00pm
Herschel Jones Middle School

 

Free Movies - Concession Sales Onsite - Presented by the City of Dallas Parks & Recreation

Eagles Alabama Tribute Concert
October 1st - Saturday; 8:00pm
Earl Smith Strand Theatre
Marietta Square
Admission $25.00

 

Take it to the limit one more time with an Eagles & Alabama tribute show that’ll feel so right, you’ll be singing songs of the south along with your favorite classic rock hits all night long.

 

Grab yourself a tequila sunrise, snag the best seat in the house, and get ready to enjoy that peaceful easy feeling that comes with listening to the best of Eagles and Alabama! Join Cottle & Stalcup at the Strand for a magical evening of music by the Eagles and Alabama. Members of the band have collectively shared the stage with modern legends such as Zac Brown, Jennifer Nettles and Grace Potter; but for this event they’ll be looking back in an evening of East-meets-West Soft Country Classics.

 

For Additional Information, Call 770-293-0080.

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48th Great Locomotive Chase Festival
September 30th - October 2nd

Friday - Sunday
Downtown Public Square - Adairsville

 

Arts and crafts festival in celebration of the events of Andrews' Raiders Civil War escapade. Enjoy carnival rides, craft and vendor booths, music and entertainment, food, plus a parade, pageants, and evening concerts. $3 Admission Fee - Friday and Saturday and FREE on Sunday.

 

For More Information, Call 770-773-3451

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Cedartown Fall Festival
October 1st - Saturday; 9:00am - 3:00pm
Historic Downtown Cedartown

 

Join us for a fun filled day! The Kiwanis 5K begins at 8:00 a.m. at the Welcome Center on the Silver Comet Trail. The Shriner's Parade starts at 10:00 a.m. and the Cedartown Humane Society Dog Show begins at 11:00 a.m. in front of the park at the corner of Main and East Ware Street.

 

There will be many art and craft vendors to shop with and a variety of food vendors to choose from. The local merchants will be open, as well.

 

For Additional Information, Call 770-748-2090.

Skills of the Past
October 1st - Saturday // 10:00am - 4:00pm
Etowah Indian Mounds State Historic Site
Cartersville

 

Watch live demonstrations of crafts from the past. Learn about the skills Native Americans had that helped them survive in their everyday lives. $2 -$6. For Additional Information, Call 770-387-3747.

Georgia Blues and Roots Festival
October 1st - Saturday; 10:00am - 10:00pm
Mable House - Mableton

 

This year’s inaugural event will feature, Alligator Records recording artist, Jarekus Singleton, and legendary blues man Big Bill Morganfield, son of the late great Muddy Waters. Along with long time concert favorites, Delta Moon, Donna Hopkins, Tas Cru, Caroline Aiken, The John Pagano Band, Voo Davis, Georgia Flood and Ms. Soul Suga herself, Diane Durrett.

 

Nine (9) great Indie blues bands will be rocking the concert stage from 10:00 am till 10:00 pm with their blues magic and extraordinary historical musical repertoire. This will be more fun, good food, music, and sun, than a Blues Fan could ever ask for!

 

Additional Information Here

Hidden Gem History Hike
October 2nd - Sunday // 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Sweetwater Creek State Park
Lithia Springs

 

This "Hidden Gem" hike will take us to several interesting Civil War era historic sites and ruins in the Ferguson's Crossing area of the park. This hike is rated moderate and closed toe, sturdy shoes are required. $8 plus $5 parking. For More Information, Call 770-732-5871.

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Diamond Rio
October 6th - Thursday; 7:30pm
Mill Town Music Hall - Bremen

 

Diamond Rio is an American country and southern Gospel music band. The band was founded in 1982 as an attraction for the Opryland USA theme park in Nashville, Tennessee, and was originally known as the Grizzly River Boys, then the Tennessee River Boys.

 

Additional Information and Tickets Here

Oktoberfest - Friday Night Live
October 7th - Friday; 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Downtown Woodstock

 

Celebrate Oktoberfest in Downtown Woodstock! Grab a brew with your crew and have a blast too

 

Friday Night Live events start at 6pm. Live Music, Fantastic Food & Festive Activities

 

Downtown Merchants will have activities going on at their stores and throughout the Downtown area related to the theme of the month. Friday Night Live also features great music as bands play throughout Downtown Woodstock in front of the stores which adds to the street festival feel of the event.

 

For Additional Information, Call 770-924-0406.

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Paulding Fine Arts Annual Fall Festival
October 8th - Saturday; 10:00am
Main Street - Dallas

 

Additional Information Here

Heavy Metal in Motion
October 8th - Saturday; 10:00am - 5:00pm
Tellus Science Museum
Cartersville

 

Get your motor running and head on out to Heavy Metal in Motion!

 

This isn't a car show - this is a fun, family experience! Come see vehicles ranging from vintage cars to helicopters. Get a close up view of drag racers, a jet car and lots more!

 

Be prepared - engines will be revving, so this event will be loud! We'll have a schedule of crank times so you won't miss a thing.

 

Then, let your little ones take a ride on a miniature train and slide down an inflatable slide shaped like a giant dump truck. There will also be a small, kid-sized model airplane onsite which will make a great photo opportunity. In addition, kids can enjoy a variety of hands-on motion-related activities inside the museum. (Activities and vehicles subject to change.)

 

For Additional Information, Call 770-606-5700.

Corn on the Cobb
Through October 30th
Still Family Farm
Powder Springs

 

Fridays 3:00pm - 8:00pm
Saturdays and Sundays 10:00am - 8:00pm

 

Corn Maze. Pumpkin Patch, Roly Poly, Kiddie Climb, Pump Duck Races, Popcorn Maze, Hayrides, Heirloom Tractor Display, Johnny Popper.

 

We also have our concessions stand open for snacks and drinks, and our own 7th generation family member Greg Still sells honey from bees raised right here on the Farm. There's hours of fun to be had, so we look forward to seeing you this fall!

 

Additional Information Here

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Eat with the Badges Tailgate & Chili Cook Off
October 8th - Saturday; 11:00am - 3:00pm
Veterans Memorial Park - Paulding County Courthouse

 

Additional Information Here

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Men In Blues
Mable House Free Candlelight Concert
October 8th - Saturday; 8:00pm
Mable House Barnes Amphitheatre

 

MEN IN BLUES is a highly experienced, energetic Atlanta that plays Funky Classic Rock & Roll, Soul, R&B, Funk, Blues, Oldies, and Country. They've been rocking around town for 15 years to enthusiastic crowds. Something for everyone!

 

For More Information, Call 770-819-3285.

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An Evening with Dailey and Vincent
October 13th - Thursday; 7:30pm
Mill Town Music Hall
Bremen

 

Dailey & Vincent is one of the top Bluegrass bands in America. From the very beginning of their partnership in late 2007, Jamie Dailey and Darrin Vincent were rapidly embraced by Bluegrass, Country, and Gospel music fans around the world. 


The concoction of their fantastically powerful vocal blends, 4 awardwinning studio albums, and heavy touring schedule places them in a very elite group of talent: recognized by the music industry as 3-time IBMA Entertainer of The Year, 3- time IBMA Vocal Group of the Year, 2-time Grammy nominee (Bluegrass Album of the Year and Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group), and Dove Award winners.

 

Additional Information and Tickets Here

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Marietta's HarvestFest
October 15th - Saturday; 9:00am - 5:00pm
Marietta Square

 

Marietta's HarvestFest is an annual arts and crafts festival held each October. In addition to a wide variety of arts and crafts items, the festival includes Halloween Happenings for children. Carnival games and lots of prizes will thrill the little ones.

 

  • Arts and Crafts Festival - 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Touch-A-Truck - 10:00am to 4:00pm
  • Halloween Happenings - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

 

For More Information, Call 770-794-5601

14th Annual Charity Car Show
Golden City Car Cruisers
October 15th - Saturday
10:00am to 3:00pm
Villa Rica - Historic Downtown

 

Additional Information Here

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Taste of Acworth
October 15th - Saturday; 10:00am - 6:00pm
Acworth - Downtown

 

Main Street Acworth, GA will come alive with the all the best that Acworth has to offer! There will be over 120 booths, lots of food, all types of children's activities, sponsor booths and admission is FREE. There will be two entertainment stages featuring local entertainment, a dog show, fashion show, and more.

Riverwalk Festival on the Euharlee
October 15th - Saturday; 10:00am - 6:00pm
South Marble Street - Rockmart

 

Fall in its finest! Join us for arts & crafts, food, gospel and bluegrass music, kid's attractions, fried pie competition, and so much more! We hope you can join us for this Falltastic Day!

 

For More Information, Call 770-684-5454.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Free Outdoor Movie
October 15th - Saturday
Swift-Cantrell Park - Kennesaw

 

Movie begins after sundown; Arrive at 6 p.m. for pre-movie activities.

 

It doesn't get much better than FREE, family-friendly movies in the park! Star Wars: The Force Awakens will be projected onto a giant inflatable screen after sundown. Arrive at 6 p.m. for pre-movie entertainment, giveaways and outdoor fun.

 

For your comfort, bring a blanket or low-back chairs. Pop-up tents, canopies or beach umbrellas that can obstruct the view of others are not permitted. Concessions will be available for purchase.

 

For Additional Information, Call 770-422-9714

Southeastern Cowboy Festival - Symposium
October 20th - 23rd; Thursday - Sunday
Booth Western Art Museum
Cartersville

 

Western music, Gunfight re-enactments, Native American dance demonstrations, and so much more! The festive Kids Corner has a petting zoo, inflatables, mechanical bull rides, and a variety of free activities for children. This year’s featured artist is Merrill Mahaffey, and featured entertainer is Marty Haggard presenting A Tribute to Merle Haggard, My Dad on stage at the Grand Theatre.

 

Additional Information Here.

Hot Roads on Main Street
October 21st - Friday; 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Downtown Douglasville

 

Hot Rods on Main brings revving entertainment to downtown Douglasville! Come check out some of the area’s coolest classic, muscle, and other high-performance vehicles, or showcase your ride at the coolest event in Douglasville.

20th Annual Chili Cook-Off
October 22nd - Saturday; 6:00pm - 9:00pm
O'Neal Plaza - Douglasville

 

The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/Douglas County is delighted to announce the 20th annual Chili Cook Off competition at O'Neal Plaza on Saturday, October 22, from 6-9 p.m. This fun-filled fundraising event will be held in conjunction with the Rogue Runners Moonlight Run and the Georgia Gravity Games. All proceeds will benefit the Cultural Arts Council and its programs throughout the year.

 

Join us for the Children's Halloween Costume Contest portion of the evening. We can't let the kids have all the fun. This year we are adding an adult costume contest too – show us your best!

 

For More Information, Call 770-949-2787.

smyrna fall jonquil festival

Smyna Fall Jonquil Festival
October 22nd - 23rd
Saturday, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday, 12:00pm - 5:00pm
2800 King Street, Smyrna

 

The festival has a history of over 20 years and will feature hand-made arts & crafts booths, local non-profit booths, puppet shows, live music, plenty of festival foods, and all types of children's activities. Local entertainment on the stage in front of the library. Artisans are from all over the southeast and feature their own hand made crafts, paintings, clothing, furniture, jewelry and much more.

 

Friends of the Smyrna Library will have their book sale during the Fall Jonquil festival, so plan to get some phenomenal deals on all types of books imaginable. Keep Smyrna Beautiful will be distributing Jonquil Bulbs and promoting a cleaner Smyrna.

 

The festival foods include: pizza, cotton candy, candy apples, corn dogs, hand-dipped ice cream, snow cones, polish sausage, chicken sandwiches, and BBQ. The children's activities area will have interactive inflatable activities, sand art, and more.

 

For More Information, Call 770-434-6600

Cartersville Bluegrass & Folk Festival
October 29th - Saturday
Downtown Cartersville

 

FREE Admission, FREE Kids’ Corner Activities, FREE Parking, FREE Music! Additional Information Here.

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