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…

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 …

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.

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.

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