An Atlanta film crew, whose members are Walker County natives, plan to shoot a film in Walker and is looking to raise money for the project.
The Tennessee Association of Vintage Base Ball is proud to bring vintage-era barehanded base ball (yes, two words) to the Chattanooga area for the 2015 season while observing the rules and customs of the 1860s. Base ball was a gentleman’s game back then. There was no spittin’, no swearin’ and no gloves.
Back Alley Productions will host auditions for a role in the classic 1960s comedy “Barefoot in the Park,” written by famed comic playwright Neil Simon and produced in arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.
Southern Gospel Music Hall of Fame member Archie Watkins will appear for Sacred Sounds Fridays at the Ringgold Depot at Depot Street and U.S. 41, Friday, Jan. 9, at 7:30 p.m.
The Southern Charm Wedding Expo will return for its fourth year to the historic Ringgold Depot on Saturday, Jan. 17. The free event will be open to the public from noon until 4 p.m. and will feature many Chattanooga and northwest Georgia area wedding vendors and professionals.
The American Sign Language (ASL) students at Heritage High School took the top three places in the 2014 national ASL honor society art competition. The competition challenges students to complete pieces of De'VIA art.
The Ringgold Playhouse will hold auditions for its first production of the 2015 season, “A Bad Year For Tomatoes,” Monday, Dec. 15, and Tuesday, Dec. 16, at the historic Ringgold Depot. Tuesday night's audition will be at Patriot Hall in Ringgold, 320 Emberson Drive, beside the Ringgold City swimming pool.
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park invites the public to attend a special, 30-minute program about the capture of Savannah, Georgia. This talk will be at the Chickamauga Battlefield Visitor Center on Saturday, Dec. 20, at 2 pm.
Eastern National, a partner with the National Park Service, invites the public to meet author Dave Powell on Saturday, Dec. 27, at the Chickamauga Battlefield Visitor Center.
The Heritage High School band, under the direction of Blair Callaway, boasts marching grand championships, GMEA's Exemplary Performance Award and several All-state band members. This year, for the first time in school history, three students were chosen through audition for the Georgia All-State Jazz Band. The ensemble is reportedly one of the hardest ones to make in the state of Georgia. With only one person to a part, these three students are the top jazz band musicians in the state. The All-State Jazz Band rehearses and performs at the Georgia Music Educators Association conference held at the end of January in Savannah, Ga.
The city of Chickamauga will have a Christmas parade this year but not the usual Christmas in the Streets celebration.
David Jenkins and his son, Rob Jenkins, will be signing their books at a special event at the Chickamauga Public Library on Thursday, Dec. 11, from 4-7 p.m.
The popular Ringgold Playhouse recently announced its upcoming four-production 2015 season, which will open with the comedy “A Bad Year For Tomatoes” on Thursday, Feb. 19, at the historic Depot downtown.
The Share America Foundation, Inc. announced its third 2014 scholarship winner recently at the Ringgold Depot in Ringgold, Ga.
Send holiday greetings to family and friends this year while also commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge and General George Patton’s famous Patton Prayer.
UPDATE: Inclement weather has prompted postponing the Rossville Christmas Parade. Originally set for noon today, the parade will take place Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m. and conclude with a tree lighting ceremony at the John Ross House. Though the parade has been called off for toay, the vendors that were to be at the Ross House/duck pond area for the Christmas Festival have set up shop inside the former Rossville High School gymnasium.
The Fort Oglethorpe Christmas parade will be tonight (Dec. 6) at 6 p.m. The theme is “Under the Christmas Tree.”
The Ringgold Down Home Christmas Parade will be held in downtown Ringgold tonight (Dec. 5) at 6 p.m.
It will be an “Old-Fashioned Christmas” parade in LaFayette tonight (Dec. 5).
The “Amazing Christmas” light show, at Joe Stock Park on North Main Street near downtown LaFayette, is on tap each day at 6 p.m. through New Year’s Day. For the show, 750,000 lights shine to Christmas songs, which can be listened to by tuning your radio to FM 89.5. Admission is free.
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park invites the public to attend a Christmas open house at the Cravens House, Point Park Visitor Ctr., Lookout Mountain, Tenn., on Lookout Mountain.