Now - October 31
Now - October 31
It’s that time of year again. The leaves are changing, the wind is blowing and downtown Calhoun is hosting the eighth-annual Harvest Fest to celebrate the change of seasons.
On Saturday, Oct. 25, the second-annual Halloween Free-For-All will be giving away free costumes to children still needing last minute ensembles.
Several Halloween events are set for the spooky holiday in Calhoun and Gordon County. They include:
th from Gordon County gathered at the Gordon Central football field on Wednesday night, Oct. 15, for this years Fields of Faith event. The theme of the evening was Get in the Game, Get in the Book, and many students showed up with their Bibles, ready to get into the word.
Since 1970, the Voluntary Action Center, located on South Wall Street, has reached out to the community to serve those in need. Temporary housing, utility assistance and emergency clothing are just a few of the services that are offered.
Many Georgians are still struggling to provide food for their families. Gordon County Farm Bureau understands the significance of helping our neighbors, which is why it is participating in Georgia Farm Bureau’s annual Harvest for All Campaign.
Gordon County Saddle Club held its annual Saddle Up for St. Jude charity ride at Dry Creek Trails on Saturday, Sept. 27.
The third-annual Pumpkin Patch at the Calhoun First Presbyterian Church opened on Oct. 4, when the church turned its lawn into a virtual pumpkin patch.
The annual Fields of Faith, the peer-to-peer movement where thousands of students from across the nation gather on athletic fields to share personal stories and challenge each other to apply the Bible to their game plan for life, is scheduled from 6:30 p.m. until 7:45 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 15, at the Gordon Central High School football stadium located at 335 Warrior Path in Calhoun.
Now - October 24
The annual Health and Safety Fair, hosted by the Local Emergency Planning Committee and Home Depot, is coming back to Calhoun at the Home Depot on Oct. 4, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. This year, Gordon County Domestic Violence Outreach will host the third-annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes on Friday, Oct. 3, at the ReMax Allied office located at 301 S. Wall St. Registration begins at 11 a.m. and the walk will be held at 12 p.m.
Calhoun resident Doris Blaylock beat her personal best ribbon count of 97 from last year at the Northwest Georgia Regional Fair this year by bringing in 108 first- and second-place ribbons, including the coveted Best in Show.
Now - Oct. 24
Gordon County Saddle Club members will be saddling up on Saturday, Sept. 27, at Dry Creek Trails in Armuchee to help support the children at St. Jude Children's Hospital.
The Northwest Georgia Regional Fair starts Friday, Sept. 12, and continues through Saturday, Sept. 20. The 42nd-annual event produced by a local nonprofit and its volunteers takes place at the fairgrounds on Ga. Highway 53 or Rome Road in Calhoun.