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Posted: Tuesday, August 19, 2014 3:16 pm

Thursday, Aug. 21

CREATION Health Farmers' Market

5-7 p.m. in the Piggly Wiggly Parking Lot

Enjoy wonderful fruits and vegetables as well as baked goods and great entertainment.

Friday, Aug. 22, and Saturday, Aug. 23

"Nunsense The Musical"

7 p.m. at Harris Arts Center

The Plot:  The show is a fundraiser put on by the Little Sisters of Hoboken to raise money to bury sister accidentally poisoned by the convent cook, Sister Julia (Child of God).  Tickets: $15 General Admission, $12 Seniors/Students, $10 HAC Members

For tickets and more info: www.harrisartscenter.com or (706) 629-2599

Friday, Aug. 22

Who’s Packing Your Chute?

6:30 p.m. at Calhoun Recreation Football Field

The band will play at 6:30 p.m., followed by Skydiver Christian Stevens, then Brenda J. Robinson will speak on “Your Mind Is A Battlefield.”   Wear your Camo and bring a lawn chair.  Free admission.

More info: www.facebook.com/whospackingyourchuteCalhoun

Saturday, Aug. 23, and Wednesday, Aug. 27

Farmers Market

6 a.m. until sold out/located in front of WJTH at 329 Richardson Road

Every Saturday and Wednesday.  Anyone in the WJTH listening area is welcome to sell their surplus fruits and vegetables (there is no charge).  All items must be locally grown and sold by a family member.

More Info:  706-629-6397

Saturday, Aug. 23

Sarah Williams Memorial Mud Volleyball Tournament

McDaniel Station Road Calhoun Recreation Facility

Captains must check in at 8 a.m.  Play begins at 9 a.m.

Play dirty for a great cause!  The event is hosted by the Gordon Optimist Club and proceeds provide scholarships to local students.

Saturday, Aug. 23

GDOL Recruitment for Toyo Tires

10 a.m.–2 p.m. at Gordon County Parks & Recreation Center (Sonoraville Complex)

The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will help Toyo Tires recruit a number of workers for its manufacturing facility in Bartow County. The company, which produces tires for vehicles, is recruiting manufacturing and maintenance technicians.

Saturday, Aug. 23

SHINE “Smoking Hot Initiatives In New Employment”

11 a.m.–1 p.m. at Calhoun’s GEM Theatre

Hosted by the George Chambers Resource Center, this family café & business conference supports community employment opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities.  Food will be provided for all attendees.  RSVP to (706) 629-2987.

 

Saturday, Aug. 23, and Sunday, Aug. 24

Fairmount Folk Arts Fest

10 a.m. at Tate Park

A paintin’ and pickin’ good time!  The event will focus on folk art, recycled art, and handmade arts and craft items along with great local music.

Monday, Aug. 25

"Monday Market"

10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Calhoun Depot

 

Monday, Aug. 25

Save Homeless Veterans Golf Classic

10 a.m. at Barnsley Gardens Resort

Golfers will play an 18 hole Fort Lauderdale Scramble tournament, enjoy lunch and buffet dinner and awards following play.  Each golfer will receive a gift bag and have the opportunity to participate in course contests.  A hole in one on the designated par 3’s will win a lucky golfer a new car!  The tournament host is former Atlanta Braves pitcher John Rocker. The team entry fee is $800.

For more info & to register:  www.tourplayersgolfgroup.com/ai1ec_event/save-homeless-veterans-golf-classic?instance_id=55

For local school events:

Calhoun City Schools - www.calhounschools.org

Gordon County Schools - www.gcbe.org

Georgia Cumberland Academy - www.gcasda.org

Coming Next Week:

August 28:  Chamber Business After Hours

August 29–31:  “Nunsense The Musical” at HAC