4-H Zombie Run 5K October 10th - Saturday at 8:00am Silver Comet Trail at the Hiram Caboose
Registration opens at 7:00am. Registration is $20 for racers over the age 13 and $10 for 12 and under. Dress up for the occasion and see if you win the costume contest! Prizes will be awarded to the top three runners in the standard age categories. The race will be timed by Classic Race Services. Register through the Extension Office or Register Online Here
Help Paulding County 4-H raise money for a new mini bus!
GreyStone Power Annual Meeting October 10th - Saturday; 8:00am to 1:00pm GreyStone Headquarters 4040 Bankhead Hwy - Douglasville
The Annual Meeting is a free event for those customers, known as members, who receive electricity from the not-for-profit cooperative. The event will kick off with a free Chick-fil-A® biscuit, served from 8 to 10 a.m. Members can register in the GreyStone auditorium from 8 to 11 a.m. and are asked to bring an electric bill to simplify the registration process.
Children will have plenty to keep them entertained with inflatables, games, balloon artists, face painting and a chance to meet a lineman.
At the Energy Efficiency Expo tent, local businesses will demonstrate the benefits of energy-efficient products and services.
Paulding Public Safety Appreciation Day & Family Festival
October 10th - Saturday; 11:00am to 2:30pm
Veterans Memorial Park - Dallas
Come join us for our annual Appreciation Day and Family Festival at Veterans Memorial Park. We have some exciting new changes this year, including "Future Responders answer the call with Public Safety" and a dunking booth. And of course, you don't want to miss the K9, SWAT and firefighter demonstrations. This event is fun for the entire family, and it's free.
*Veterans Memorial Park is Located in Front of the Watson Government Complex in Dallas.
Meccafest Fine Arts and Crafts Festival October 10th & 11th / Saturday - Sunday 10:00am to 5:00pm Carrollton
The festival features fine artists from across the country that have been chosen by a jury process to participate. Eat on site at a 1950's diner or one of Carrollton's fine surrounding restaurants. Free children's activities and entertainment are provided.
Mable House Free Candlelight Concert, featuring Milkshake October 10th - Saturday 8:00pm - 10:00pm Mable House Barnes Amphitheatre Mableton
Presenting Milkshake Mayfield and the Milkshake Quintet (MSQ). Bringing you the best in smooth jazz and gospel music. World renowned trumpeter and flugelhorn player, Milkshake has traveled the world and played with the likes of Dizzie Gillespie, Duke Ellington and Wynton Marsalis.
Experience the music for yourself on Milkshake's latest CD, In My Time, available now. Let the smooth, soothing sound of Milkshake and the MSQ take you away to a place of quiet relaxation.
For More Information, Call 770-819-3285
Boxerstock 2015 Music Festival October 11th - Sunday 12:00pm - 6:00pm Jim Miller Park - Marietta
Boxerstock offers you an entire day of live music from top local performers and nationally known artists! Musicians from a variety of genres are on the bill, so there’s something for everyone. Comedienne Shelly Olson will emcee and keep the audience entertained between acts. Check out the music lineup here! PLUS enjoy:
Vendor Booths. Food Trucks: Mix'd Up and others! Silent Auction. Pet Portraits by Alex Neely (including a vist by Santa!)
Fun for the kids - This year our Kids' Village is packed with fun things to do, plus Human Hamster Balls - Come walk on water!!
Don Williams The Gentle Giant October 15th - Thursday; 7:30pm Mill Town Music Hall - Bremen
Don William’s music is the stuff of experience. Like a fine wine, as Don has matured then the songs have even deeper emotional resonance.
This is a man who has lived life, who knows the depth of feeling and emotion ordinary people are capable of, not only in Texas, but in all the other places where his straightforward simplicity has made its mark the – Brazil, Britain, Ireland, Africa, Australia, Finland, Norway and many more.
A Tribute to John Denver Chris Collins and Boulder Canyon October 16th - Friday; 7:30pm Dallas Theater
Chris Collins and Boulder Canyon have toured the country together delighting audiences with their talent, warmth and humor. Collins and Boulder Canyon have gone on to tour from coast to coast to pay tribute to the music of John Denver.
Although you may detect some similarities in voice and appearance, Chris Collins brings amazing energy to the stage as an award-winning singer, songwriter and entertainer Collins and Boulder Canyon are not an impersonation act, but seek to honor John Denver’s legacy with fresh energy and musical integrity.
Main Level: $25.00 Regular; $22.00 Discount
Balcony: $20.00 Regular; $18.00 Discount
Purchase Online Tickets HERE. For Discount Tickets, Contact the Theatre's Box Office at 678-363-0813.
Heavy Metal in Motion October 17th - Saturday 10:00am to 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 full-on 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.
PumpkinFest September 5th - November 1st Pettit Creek Farms Cartersville
Fall fun at its best! Weekdays 2-6 PM purchase pumpkins, enjoy the corn maze, take a hayride and pet the animals. Open Friday-Saturday 10 AM-6 PM and Sunday 11 AM-6 PM. Weekend fun includes unlimited trips through the corn maze, hayrides and petting zoo included with farm admission. At an additional cost enjoy pony rides, camel rides, inflatables, and Euro-Bungy.
Corn on the Cobb Open Weekends September - October Powder Springs
Still Family Farm is excited to host Corn on the Cobb, an 11-acre fall attraction located just west of Atlanta in Cobb County.
Bring your family, friends and neighbors to create some memories! We have so much to share, and we'd love to have you visit us to learn about our farm while having fun and maybe gettin' a little dirty.
Corn Maze; Pumpkin Patch; Kiddie Zip; Kiddie Climb; Pump Duck Races; Popcorn Maze; Hayride; Heirloom Tractor Display Check out some of the Farm's oldest equipment still in use today. We have a rare 1954 John Deere and the first one ever bought for Still Family Farm - a 1949 Ford tractor.
2015 Taste of Acworth October 17th - Saturday Main Street - Downtown Acworth 10:00am - 6:00pm
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.
13th Annual Charity Car Show -- Golden City Cruisers October 17th - Saturday // 10:00am - 3:00pm 103 Temple St - Villa Rica
Awards for Top 2 Best of Show; Musle Car; Street Machine, Street Rod, and More! Professional Judged by Parmch International AMCA National Judges.
Cartersville Bluegrass & Folk Festival October 17th - Saturday 11:00am to 9:00pm One Friendship Plaza Cartersville
Throughout the event will be food and beverage vendors, arts & crafts, and more. The Firehouse Stage will be open from 11 AM-7 PM and is near the Coosa Valley Credit Union Kid's Corner for children of all ages with free face painting, bounce houses, games and contests.
Shaynne in Concert In the Outfield October 17th - Saturday; 7:00pm Sara Babb Park - Dallas
Lawn Seating. 80's Music -- Let's Go Retro!! $10 General Admission. For More Information, Call 404-918-5340
Blood Sweat and Tears October 17th - Saturday; 8:00pm The Amp - Adamson Square 119 Bradley St - Carrollton Free
Blood, Sweat & Tears is a contemporary jazz-rock American music group. They are noted for their combination of brass and rock band instrumentation.
Homespun Fireworks October 17th - Saturday Downtown Rockmart
The Premiere Homespun Floyd Polk Medical Firework Extravaganza Show has been rescheduled to coincide with the Rockmart Riverwalk Festival Saturday, October 17, 2015. The fireworks show will be at 8:30 p.m. at the Seaborn Jones Memorial Park in Rockmart.
13th Annual Southeastern Cowboy Festival and Symposium October 22nd - 25th // Thursday - Sunday Booth Western Art Museum - Cartersville
Join the Booth Western Art Museum for this four-day celebration of the West with art and history lectures, children's activities, pioneer demonstrations, re-enactments of historic Western gunfights, Native American dancing, and much more.
Additional Information on Complete Schedule, Festival Admission and Concert Prices HERE.
Dailey & Vincent October 22nd - 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.
Fall Jonquil Festival October 24th & 25th Saturday; 10:00am - 6:00pm Sunday; 12:00pm - 5:00pm Village Green Downtown Smyrna
The Fall Jonquil Festival will showcase arts and crafts by more than 150 artists/crafters from across the country. The event also offers fun for the entire family to enjoy with continuous entertainment, a children's section, and a wide selection of festival foods.
19th Annual Chili Cookoff October 24th - Saturday; 6:00pm - 9:00pm O'Neal Plaza - Douglasville
Chili Contest and Halloween Costume Contest. For More Information, Call 770-949- 2787
Georgia Gravity Games
October 24th - Saturday
Downtown Douglasville will be home to the second Georgia Gravity Games. The event is a real- world experience for students and adults from across the state to use STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills to build and race their own gravity-powered cars. Cars may be propelled only using gravity to get them across the finish line.
Team check in for the event will begin at 7:30 a.m. The 2015 Gravity Games will begin at 9 a.m.
36th Annual City of Douglasville Moonlight Run October 24th - Saturday; 6:00pm Douglasville Conference Center
Offering a variety of distances, from a tot trot for the little guys, to 1 mile for school age children, and a 5K through the streets of downtown Douglasville, this race has something for everyone...and it's in the dark! This is one of the largest after-dark runs in the Southeast, with approximately 2,000 participants. The race features a chip-timed USATF certified 5K course and is part of the Run and See Georgia Grand Prix Series. Your finish time for the 5K event can be used as a qualifying time for seeding in the Peachtree Road Race.
The film features a band of pre-teens who live in the "Goon Docks" neighborhood of Astoria, Oregon attempting to save their homes from demolition, and in doing so, discover an old Spanish map that leads them on an adventure to unearth the long-lost fortune of One-Eyed Willie, a legendary 17th-century pirate.