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Arts and Entertainment
Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson was keynote speaker at the meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Fort Oglethorpe on Friday, Sept. 21, at Park Place Restaurant. From left: Kiwanis President Dan Nichols, Wilson, and Kiwanis Program Chair Doris White. / Contributed
The second annual Walker County Ag Festival is Saturday, Sept. 29, at the Walker County Ag Center on U.S. Highway 27 (just behind the Walker County Civic Center), just north of Rock Spring.
On the evening of Sept. 18, the public was invited to a special exhibit on the second floor of the 6th Cavalry Museum in Fort Oglethorpe. Lining the walls was a series of panels depicting World War II photographs from the private collection of SSgt. Hubert “Hubo” Lee Fisher, a WWII soldier a…
The Ringgold Playhouse (TRP) will hold the final four performances of its fall comedy “The Hallelujah Girls” this weekend to close out its 2018 season with style and plenty of laughs.
Ambrose Bierce, one of the most popular authors of the late 19th cen-tury, known for his short story “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge,” political satire pamphlet “The Devil's Dictionary,” and for his mysterious disappearance in Mexico in 1913. He served with the Union army in the western t…
Award-winning author Raymond L. Atkins recently released the new novel “Set List,” and author and historian Lisa M. Russell recently released her new book “Underwater Ghost Towns of North Georgia.”
Ringgold resident Greg Jackson started painting when he was a cadet at West Point. “I used acrylics,” he says, “because they dried fast and I could throw my painting into a drawer and have my room in order for a surprise inspection.”
On Saturday, Sept. 29, Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park in Fort Oglethorpe will host special, 30-minute artillery demonstrations on Chickamauga Battlefield at10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m. These programs will be presented near the Chickamauga Ba…
The 1937-build DC-3 Flagship Detroit will anchor this year's Fly-in Saturday, Sept.22, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the LaFayette Airport, 141 Gasque Drive, in LaFayette.
The inaugural Rome Hot Air Balloon Festival may ride on winds that stretch to Northwest Georgia from Hurricane Florence. Organizers are pressing forward with last minute plans while keeping an eye on the Atlantic and Hurricane Florence.
Ringgold Art & Frame will host an exhibit and sale of works created from Impressions of Monet's Garden Thursday, Oct. 4, through Oct. 31.
Actor/director Alan Autry’s latest film, “Victory by Submission,” comes to Ringgold to aid Habitat for Humanity of Catoosa County, Boynton Lions Club of Ringgold and the Share America Foundation Inc.
The Ringgold Playhouse (TRP) looks to close out its 2018 season in style with the hit comedy “The Hallelujah Girls,” which will open a seven-performance run beginning Thursday, Sept. 13.
From right, Indiana Martin portrays Ahsoka from the Star Wars series, while her sister, Willow Martin, lurks in the background as a Pennywise from the movie It while at Dragon Con in Atlanta Aug. 30. Both, along with their father, Devin Martin, a Ringgold, Ga., physician's assistant, were am…
“Friends, Romans, Countrymen: Lend me your ears.” “Julius Caesar” is coming to LaFayette, and area residents can meet him at the Mars Theater Sept. 7 and 8.
Labor Day at The Post returns to Fort Oglethorpe’s Polo Field at Barnhardt Circle on Monday, Sept. 3. The event runs 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and includes great food, arts and crafts vendors, activities for the kids and musical entertainment.
The final match of the 2018 Vintage Baseball season will be played Saturday, Aug. 25, on the Polo Field at the Historic Army Post in Fort Oglethorpe.
Back Alley Productions invites you to attend the coming of age classic “Picnic,” written by William Inge. Performances will take place at the historic Mars Theatre on Aug. 3, 4, and 11 at 8 p.m. And matinees will be performed on August 5, 11, and 12 at 2:30 p.m.
Labor Day at The Post returns to Fort Oglethorpe’s Polo Field at Barnhardt Circle. Scheduled for Labor Day on Monday, Sept. 3, the event runs 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and includes great food, arts and crafts vendors, activities for the kids and musical entertainment.
The Ringgold Playhouse (TRP) will open its summer comedy, “Rumors,” for a two-weekend run beginning Thursday night, July 19.
Organizers at the 1890s Day Jamboree Old Time Fiddlers Convention welcomed close to 100 contestants, including fiddlers, guitarists, mandolinists, bands, banjo players, and cloggers from five states across the south to Ringgold on Saturday, May 26.
The Ringgold Playhouse (TRP) will be adding a new wrinkle to the city’s 1890s Day Jamboree entertainment lineup this year by offering improvisation and stand-up comedy shows at the historic Depot during the two-day event.
Join the Fort Oglethorpe Thriving Communities team for its second Community Art Event while enjoying Vintage Base Ball on the polo field, Saturday, May 5. The Thriving Communities volunteer team looks at Fort Oglethorpe’s unique history, arts and culture to plan events to enhance the quality…
The Ringgold Playhouse (TRP) will hold auditions for its third production of the season, Neil Simon's classic farce "Rumors," beginning Monday night, April 23.
Dalton State College's Department of Communication will be presenting the musical "Godspell" for three performances April 20 - 22.
Gritty, haunting, intense...those are just a few of the words being used to describe the Ringgold Playhouse's (TRP) production of "True West" opening this week.
Fort Oglethorpe's Thriving Communities team held an interactive pop-up art event on Sunday, March 18, which brought more than 300 people to Gilbert-Stephenson Park to show off their art skills.
Why should the kids have all the LEGO building fun? The 6th Cavalry Museum is partnering with Bricks For Kidz to host the area’s first-ever, grown-ups only LEGO night, Friday, April 13, from 7-10 pm.
Painting For a Purpose, the monthly adult painting party offered at the 6th Cavalry Museum in Fort Oglethorpe will be held on Thursday, March 22 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The Family Crisis Center of Walker, Catoosa, Chattooga and Dade Counties is preparing for its annual Mystery Dinner Show fundraiser to be held Saturday, March 24, at the Walker County Civic Center.
The journey from words on a page to feature film became a triumphant one Saturday night, March 3, as a group of Walker County natives were able to share the world premiere of their movie with the community.
A new original play will be coming to the Ringgold Playhouse (TRP) stage in February for a "one night only" fundraising performance to help aid the local troupe's effort of shooting a feature film in the area.
The Ringgold Playhouse (TRP) will hold open auditions for its second production of 2018, Sam Shepard's "True West," beginning Monday, Feb. 19.
The Ringgold Playhouse (TRP) will open its 2018 season on Thursday night, Feb. 15, with John Cariani's charming romantic comedy "Almost, Maine".
The Ringgold Playhouse (TRP) is currently offering season ticket packages for avid theater-goers as a forerunner to the opening of its 2018 season on Feb. 15.
The Ringgold Playhouse (TRP) will host open auditions for its first production of its 2018 season, John Cariani's romantic comedy "Almost, Maine," Dec. 11-12.
After closing out its 2017 season in Sept., the Ringgold Playhouse (TRP) held its annual awards banquet on Nov. 17, where summer hit "Lend Me a Tenor" took home the bulk of the honors.
Dalton State College will open its fall production of William Inge's "Bus Stop" for a four-performance run beginning Nov. 15 with a cast that features three actors from Ringgold.