The Olympic games have historically been an effective way of bringing people from all corners of the world and all walks of life together. The Earl Brackin Band, a bluegrass group from Dalton, was invited to play at the Sochi Winter Olympics, and after a pit stop in Moscow, performed at the Winter Games this past February. Now back in the U.S., the group will perform a free concert Saturday, April 12, at 7:30 p.m. at Dalton State College in Goodroe Auditorium of Gignilliat Memorial Hall.
The Ringgold Playhouse will hold its next round of auditions on Sunday, April 6, and Monday, April 7, for its production of Larry Shue’s “The Foreigner.”
The sixteenth installment of “T’Dawg’s Back Porch Hootenanny” will be held near LaFayette April 4-5.
Everybody loves a good magic trick, and popular Ringgold illusionist Jaden Maxwell is full of great ones, which he will begin displaying in his brand new “Sleeveless” show when it kicks off in Chattanooga on Thursday, April 17, at The Barking Legs Theatre.
Oakwood Baptist Church has teamed with LifeWay Christian Resources to simulcast Bible teacher and best-selling author Priscilla Shirer live from New Orleans, La.
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LaFayette High School’s cast for “Little Shop of Horrors” is set to take the stage this weekend with performances on Friday, March 21, and Saturday, March 22, both performances at 7p.m. in the school’s auditorium. Tickets are $7 for students and adults; children under 3 are free. Front row, from left: Jake Wallin, Caroline Patterson and Johnny Johnson. Middle row: Chelsey Samples, Lexi Lucio, Makayla Wilson and Jake Neal. Back row: Tommy Lanier, Courtney Mitchell and Isaac Graham. (Messenger photo/Matt Ledger)
The award winning Marksmen Quartet will bring their unique style of gospel music to the Bible Baptist Church, Talley Lane in Rossville, Ga. on Wednesday, March 19, at 7 p.m. A love offering will be received.
Marshall Scoggins, Young Harris College sophomore music major, will perform at the YHC guitar ensemble concert on Tuesday, March 25, at 7 p.m. in Susan B. Harris Chapel on the YHC campus.
From Kansas to the Land of Oz, the enchanting story of a farm girl’s journey to a land beyond her wildest imagination will come to life on stage at Heritage High School, March 18 – 22.
There’s nothing like a communist spy to ruin your day. Lionel and Penelope Toop, a strict British vicar and his free-spirited American wife, know this fact only too well when a spy inadvertently arrives in their living room.
Darla Chambliss, the new Catoosa County librarian, announced there are new programs, services and materials available at the library for the public to utilize and enjoy.
Tuesday, March 11
LaFayette’s Main Street will soon be festooned with brightly colored banners as part of a DDA program to revitalize and beautify the downtown district.
Ringgold High School graduate Kenya White performed at Carnegie Hall, Jan. 20, during the 70th birthday of composer Karl Jenkins. The event was sponsored by Distinguished Concerts Internation New York and conducted by Jonathan Griffith.
Find the luck of the Irish at “Shamrock City” on Saturdays and Sundays, March 8, 9, 15 and 16, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Rock City hosts this seventh annual event with Irish food, drinks, bands, jig lessons and activities for kids. Rock City is at 1400 Patten Road in Lookout Mountain, Ga.
Heritage High School senior Justin Smith will be performing the Haydn Concerto for Oboe and Orchestra with the Chattanooga Youth Symphony, March 3. The concert will be at Brainerd Baptist Church at 7:30 p.m. and will be conducted by Gary Wilkes.
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park invites the public to a sneak preview screening of Civil War: The Untold Story – Episode 4 “Death Knell of the Confederacy” on Saturday, March 1, at 7 p.m.