The Boynton Lions Club and the Ringgold Convention and Visitors Bureau will host Downhome Christmas Movie Night on Tuesday, Dec. 10, at 7 p.m. at the Ringgold Depot.
Arts and Entertainment
State Sen. Jeff Mullis, a Republican from Chickamauga, has been appointed by Gov. Brian Kemp to serve on Georgia’s Film, Music and Digital Entertainment Advisory Commission, composed of leaders and industry experts in the public and private sectors who will work to enhance Georgia’s entertai…
It was a long day on Nov. 9 for the cast and crew of Ringgold High School Performing Arts Troupe 8715. Students boarded a bus for Forsythe, 160 miles away, at 6:30 a.m. for a day they knew would not end until the sun was long down.
“What About All These American Flags?” features Randall Franks of Ringgold sharing his talents as an Appalachian storyteller and fiddler supported by a talented group of youth who provide the musical and vocal support to his original recitation.
Three days in a row, Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 and 2, Heritage High School students performed the school edition of the musical “Les Misérables.”
On Thursday, Nov. 7, the public is invited to see a special encore presentation of the musical “Bright Star” by International Thespian Society Troupe 8715, Ringgold High School’s award-winning theatre troupe.
Festivalgoers and musicians from all around the Southeast will be making their way to Mountain Cove Farms in Chickamauga for three days of music and mountains in the McLemore Cove valley.
Immerse yourself in the past at the 6th Cavalry Museum’s Living History Day in Fort Oglethorpe on Saturday, Oct. 26, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Randall Franks of Ringgold was inducted recently into America’s Old Time Country Music Hall of Fame, alongside Jimmy Bowen, Gail Davies, Jeannie C. Riley, and Grand Ole Opry star Jeannie Seely.
Arguably Ringgold’s most popular event, the annual Haunted Depot will kick off Friday night, Oct. 11, with plans to terrorize the community for three straight weekends leading up to Halloween.
The Covenant College Theatre Department presents the story of Henrietta Leavitt, a young woman who defied early 20th Century expectations and sought out the exceptional. In “Silent Sky,” Leavitt, an ambitious young woman, accepts a job at Harvard Observatory. Upon arrival, she is anxious to …
Back Alley Productions is excited to bring to life the fantastic world of Narnia this Christmas to the Mars Theatre in LaFayette.
Theater company Back Alley Productions will bring “House on Haunted Hill,” inspired by the Vincent Price film of the same name, to life on stage at the Mars Theatre in LaFayette.
Lake Winnepesaukah, a family amusement park in Rossville, takes on a hauntingly surreal feel during Friday and Saturday evenings in October — WinnepeSPOOKah.
Music, food, games, hay rides, pony rides, sack races, an obstacle course, inflatables, face painting, pumpkin decorating, a costume parade — and to wrap it all up, an outdoor movie after dark.
Members of Chattanooga’s professional men’s ensemble Voci Virili will perform “From the Sanctuary to the Stage,” a multi-genre concert of vocal music at La Fayette Presbyterian Church, 107 N. Main St., on Saturday, Oct. 12, at 7 p.m. The group, founded by tenor Harv Wileman in 2012, will pre…
Northwest Georgia Arts Guild will meet on Thursday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m. at the Welcome Center, 309 N. Main St., LaFayette. The theme for the night will be “Reconnecting and Sharing.” All artists are invited to come and to share a recent art piece or two. Beginning artists are especially encour…
Friends of the Gordon Lee Mansion, a local nonprofit group, held its annual Blue & Gray BBQ Contest & Festival Sept. 14 on the grounds of the historic mansion in Chickamauga.
Make your plans to pack a picnic, a blanket and chairs, and head to Howard Finster’s Paradise Garden in Summerville for an evening under the stars, with live music and a movie, by the light of the moon in this one-of-a-kind art environment.
Blowing Springs Farm in Flintstone and all its fall charm opens Friday, Sept. 27, with an all-new corn maze design featuring a favorite farm activity — the cow train.
Don’t let the unseasonably high temperatures keep you from the Sept. 26 “Painting For a Purpose” party where you’ll create “Welcome Fall” at the 6th Cavalry Museum.
The public is invited to enjoy a new art exhibit titled “Wonders of October” at Ringgold Art and Frame in Ringgold, featuring the artistic work of members of the Civic Arts League of Chattanooga.
Back Alley Productions invites you to audition for our upcoming historical drama “Diary of Anne Frank.” We are looking for a strong cast to bring this powerful reflection on the holocaust to life.
The Al Millard Memorial Stocking Full of Love is in its 30th year of providing Christmas gifts for needy children in Walker County.
Award-winning theater company Back Alley Productions will bring Paul Zindel’s coming-of-age production “The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds” to life. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. from Sept. 13-22.
Families will want to wrangle up the children and mosey on over to the Summerville Depot at 119 E. Washington St. for the Cowboy/Western Heritage Festival.
Award-winning theater company Back Alley Productions will bring William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” to life at outdoor venues for North Georgia and Chattanooga audiences this summer.
Ringgold’s Share America Foundation prepares copies of its hit “Americana Youth of Southern Appalachia” CD for mailing to radio. From left, volunteer Kari Stinson, producer/artist Randall Franks and artist Ryan Stinson finish mailers. The CDs feature Americana, bluegrass and gospel music cre…
“Fat Shirley’s” is back in the United States at the Dalton Little Theatre — where it all started — on Pentz Street in downtown Dalton. Showtimes are Aug. 23 and 24 at 7 p.m., Aug. 25 at 2 p.m., Aug. 29, 30, and 31 at 7 p.m. Visit www.daltonlittletheatre.com for more information and for tickets.
Author John Scales will be signing copies of his new book, “The Battles and Campaigns of General Nathan Bedford Forrest, 1861-1865,” at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, at Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park at 3370 Lafayette Road in Fort Oglethorpe.
Pony rides, miniature train rides, and knocker-ball for the kids this year will be among the attractions at Lyerly United Methodist Church’s 11th annual Car, Truck, Motorcycle Show and Craft Festival.
Award-winning theater company Back Alley Productions invites you to its next show, “Pride and Prejudice,” based on the Jane Austen novel. Performances are Aug. 2-4 and Aug. 9-11, beginning at 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. on Sundays.
On Aug. 13, 1970, at the height of his popularity, country music mega-star Johnny Cash descended upon LaFayette, Ga., drawing a crowd that dwarfed the local population at the time.
The Ringgold Playhouse plans to bring the funny to downtown with its final Comedy Club of the season Friday night, July 26, at the historic Ringgold Depot.
“Americana Youth of Southern Appalachia,” featuring 30 youth with Ringgold’s Randall Franks, was June’s No. 1 Americana/Grassicana CD on the APD Top 50 Global Albums Charts. (AirPlayDirect.com/RandallFranks-AmericanaYouthOfSouthernAppalachia)
It’s a two-day museum smorgasbord of tow trucks, classic cars, American military heritage, guitars, railroads, and decorative art! On Aug. 15 and 16, seven Chattanooga-area museums, including a museum in Fort Oglethorpe, open their doors for a package deal during Chattanooga’s third annual M…
Author Mark Hughes will be presenting and signing his new release book, “Confederate Soldiers in the American Civil War.”
Agatha Christie’s most popular mystery “And Then There Were None” is coming to life on stage at the Mars Theatre in LaFayette.
Two Rossville teens are facing assault charges after being arrested for allegedly pulling guns on two young girls in a park and threatening to kill them, police say.
Share America Foundation Inc. recently announced its second 2019 scholarship winner at Ringgold’s Patriot Hall in Ringgold.
LaFayette’s July Fourth celebration, the “Freedom Festival,” will be Friday, June 28, beginning at 5 p.m. at the LaFayette Recreation Department at 638 S. Main St.
Want to show off your artistic talent for all to see? If you answered “yes.” then mark your calendar for Wednesday, July 3, and be ready to create your chalk art masterpiece on Barnhardt Circle in Fort Oglethorpe as part of “Patriotism at The Post.”
Celebrating the birth of the United States takes center stage at the 13th annual “Patriotism at The Post” concert and fireworks show slated to take place at historic Barnhardt Circle in Fort Oglethorpe on Wednesday, July 3, beginning at 7:30 p.m.
The Ringgold Playhouse will hold open auditions June 24-25 for its final production of 2019, Steve Martin’s “Picasso at the Lapin Agile."