The Ringgold Haunted Depot began again this year with a successful opening weekend. The venue is a haunted house designed and run by Ringgold City staff and volunteers, along with a hayride, bonfire and a ghost tour that travels through downtown.
The local nonprofit Hozho Therapeutic Equestrian Services (HTES) in Ringgold will be hosting its annual Mystery Dog Haunted Ranch & Hayride on Wooten Road the last three weekends of October.
· The city of Ringgold will be bringing the fright back to town beginning Friday, Oct. 10, with the opening of the seventh annual Ringgold Haunted Depot in time for the Halloween season. The Haunted Depot will be Oct. 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, and 25 at 7 p.m. at the Ringgold Depot, 155 Depot St. For more information: 706-935-3061 or www.cityofringgold.com.
As the festive prepare to don costumes in the spirit of Halloween, actors and actresses will don characters for “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” at The Colonnade Performing Arts Theater this October.
The city of Ringgold will be bringing the fright back to town beginning Friday, Oct. 10, with the opening of the seventh annual Haunted Depot in time for the Halloween season.
Covenant College invites the public to enjoy their production of one of William Shakespeare’s most renowned shows, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” Wednesday, Oct. 8-Saturday, Oct. 11.
United Way will host a Read-A-Palooza, Saturday, Oct. 4, from 10 a.m – 2 p.m., at Joe Stock Memorial Park, 208-B N. Main St., in LaFayette. This special day of reading fun is focused on education, specifically childhood literacy.
It’s hair-raising Halloween fun for boys and ghouls of all ages at Lake WinnepeSPOOKah! Enjoy an atmosfear of haunted rides, eerie edibles and screaming thrills throughout this SPOOKtacular Halloween event. Lake WinnepeSPOOKah scares up creepy delights and frightening fun on Friday and Saturday nights in October for ghosts of every generation.
The New Salem Mountain Festival, born out of the potential for a grand celebration of human talents amidst nature’s splendor, will present the 40th annual arts and crafts show on Saturday, Oct. 11 and Sunday, Oct. 12.
The Prater’s Mill Country Fair, slated for Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 11 and 12, is a north Georgia tradition not to be missed.
The Ringgold Playhouse will continue its run of the hilarious comedy “Barbra’s Wedding,” written by Daniel Stern, this weekend with two more performances on Friday and Saturday night, Sept. 26-27.
The 44th annual Show and Sell at Rock Spring United Methodist Church will be Saturday, Sept. 27, with arts, crafts, artisans, demonstrations, entertainment and a wide variety of delectable home-cooked Southern specialties.
Rock City’s Enchanted MAiZE design for 2014 is an all-new, out-of-this-world symbol. The maze at Blowing Springs Farm, 271 Chattanooga Valley Rd., Flinstone, is in the shape of a mysterious crop circle, open Thursdays through Sundays beginning Sept. 25. For more information, call 706-820-3220 or 706-820-2531, or visit blowingspringsfarm.com.
Local gospel promoter, Brenda Foster, won several awards at the Georgia Gospel, Country and Bluegrass awards ceremony held Saturday, Sept. 6. The event was hosted at Ridgedale Baptist Church in Chattanooga, Tenn. Foster took home an award for bluegrass female vocalist, traditional gospel song writer 2014 and traditional song for “One More Time Lord.” Foster hosts gospel singings every Tuesday and Thursday at the LaFayette, Ga., Hardees at 6 p.m.
The Dark Legacy of Elder Shaw themes this year’s Haunted Cavern at Ruby Falls for its 11th season, opening Friday and Saturday, Sept. 26 and 27, every Friday-Sunday beginning Oct. 3 until Nov. 1, as well as Oct. 9.
The city of LaFayette’s Movies in the Park movies series wraps up its 2014 season with the feature film “Hook” staring the late Robin Williams.
LaFayette will be able to witness a little bit of bluegrass and a little bit of garage rock when the southern touring musical group Strung Like a Horse plays on Saturday, Sept. 20, at 11:30 p.m. at T Dawg’s Back Porch Hootenanny at Cherokee Farms.
The air above the Barwick-LaFayette Airport will be abuzz with small aircraft during the fly-in scheduled from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20.
Bendabout Farm in McDonald, Tenn., will host international high goal polo matches Sept. 20 and 21, weather permitting. Matches begin at 10 a.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Gates will open two hours prior to the matches.
The Ringgold Playhouse will open the final show of its 2014 season this week when it opens the hilarious Hollywood comedy “Barbra’s Wedding,” written by Daniel Stern, on Thursday, Sept. 18.
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park invites the public to attend special programs commemorating the 151st anniversary of the Battle of Chickamauga from Thursday, Sept. 18, through Sunday, Sept. 21.