Tickets recently went on sale for The Ringgold Playhouse’s production of “Barbra’s Wedding” by Daniel Stern, which will be the theatre’s final production of its 2014 season at the historic Ringgold Depot.
Habitat for Humanity of Catoosa County will host its 2014 Hard Hats and High Heels Fashion Show, Silent Auction and Dinner on Saturday, Sept. 20, at 6 p.m. at the Catoosa County Colonnade in Ringgold, Ga. Tickets are $75. Sponsorships, program ads, and silent auction donations are welcome. For more information, call Catoosa Habitat for Humanity at 706-861-5858.
The Friends of Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park announced plans for the sixth annual “National Treasures” event. On Thursday, Aug. 28, between 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. the gates of Point Park will be open for a casual evening of celebration.
Southern gospel performers the Testimony Quartet will appear at Sacred Sounds Fridays, Sept. 12, at 7:30 p.m. at the Ringgold Depot, corner of Depot Street and U.S. 41 in Ringgold, Ga. for the Share America Foundation. Also appearing will be Jim Ricketts and Crystle Elam.
Operation Song, professional songwriters/singers from Nashville who have written award winning songs for the stars and who dedicate their time to music therapy with returning soldiers and veterans, was brought to the area by Heartland Therapeutic Programs, a North Georgia nonprofit, July 11-13.
The Office of the Governor in partnership with the Georgia Council for the Arts are sponsoring The Art of Georgia Celebrating Georgia's Landscapes and People. Entries must explore the theme of Georgia's natural and cultural heritage, its landscapes and people.
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park invites the public to attend living history artillery demonstrations inside Point Park, atop Lookout Mountain, Saturday, Aug. 16, at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 am, 1:30 p.m., 2:30 pm and 3:30 p.m. Visitors are reminded that admission to Point Park is $3 per adult, age 16 and older.
Many of the monuments at Chickamauga Battlefield bear faces of soldiers standing ready to fight, to live, to die and to protect. Yet who were these faces? How did they come to be at Chickamauga Battlefield?
Colonnade actors and actresses will take the stage this weekend and bring the story of “The Little Mermaid” to life. The cast will be performing the Broadway musical version of the 1989 movie, featuring songs well known and new.
The Women’s Ministry of Peavine Baptist Church invites the public to see Babbie Mason perform at Peavine Friday, Sept. 5. Light refreshments will be served at 6 p.m., doors open at 6:30 p.m. and show starts promptly at 7 p.m. Cost is $20 per ticket and can be purchased at the church or by calling the church at 706-375-4721. Peavine is at 1089 Peavine Rd, Rock Spring, Ga. For more information, visit peavine.org.
The 17th annual St. Jude Rodeo will ride again this evening at Yates’ Farm and Miller Arena in Ringgold.
2014 could be called “The Year of the Pipe Organ” in Chattanooga, Tenn. July 1, the historic Austin Organ at the Municipal Auditorium celebrated its 90th anniversary concert, thanks to the Chattanooga Music Club and now it’s time to feature the Tivoli Theatre’s Mighty Wurlitzer pipe organ.
Southern gospel music quartet the Florida Boys will appear at Sacred Sounds Fridays on Friday, Aug. 8, at 7:30 p.m. at the Ringgold Depot, corner of Depot Street and U.S. 41 in Ringgold for the Share America Foundation.
The third annual Send a Child to Camp benefit concert will be held at The Colonnade (on Benton Place campus off Battlefield Parkway at 264 Catoosa Circle, Ringgold) on today, Aug. 7, with doors opening at 6 p.m. and the concert beginning at 7 p.m.
The Florida Boys will appear at Sacred Sounds Fridays, August 8, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at the Ringgold Depot at Depot Street and U.S. 41 in Ringgold, Ga. in a special concert for the Share America Foundation, Inc.
Walker County will have a County Fair on Friday through Sunday, September 12-14 at Mountain Cove Farms. The fair will last three days and it will include all the traditional “fair” attractions, including midway rides, entertainment, food/craft vendors, youth talent show, livestock shows, vegetable/flower shows and much more.
John Fowler believes a town the size of Dalton needs a museum with ever-changing displays highlighting the heritage and culture of Northwest Georgia, which is just what Dalton will have when the Bandy Heritage Center for Northwest Georgia at Dalton State opens a gallery in the freight depot downtown.
The 17th annual Tommy Jett Entertainer’s Reunion will be held at the historic Ringgold Depot on Sunday, Aug. 3, from 1-8 p.m.
Dennis Glaser, who grew up in Nebraska and now lives in rural Walker County, has written his fifth book, “The French Kiss-Off and Other Stories.”
The play, “You Can’t Take It With You,” will take the Catoosa County Colonnade stage soon.
The city of Ringgold’s most popular landmark will be receiving some presentation upgrades, after the city council unanimously approved adding a theatre curtain and a new lighting system at the Depot to better the entertainment experience for its numerous events.