Darlington’s fine arts department will present "Little Shop of Horrors" Feb. 5-7 at the Rome City Auditorium. Doors will open Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m., with showtime at 7:30 p.m. The Sunday matinee begins at 2:30 p.m., after doors open at 2 p.m.
The Coosa River Basin Initiative is looking for a few brave—or just plain crazy—souls to jump in the Etowah River in the dead of winter to raise money to protect the region’s rivers, streams and lakes.
Children of all ages are invited to enjoy the City of Summerville’s annual Christmas In The Park. Dowdy Park will come to life this Friday, December 11, 2015, as holiday cheer is offered free to the public from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. Santa and friends will arrive at the Summerville Depot at 5:30 p.m. to visit and offer free photos with children. There is no fear of the Grinch spoiling this occasion, since he has been captured by the Summerville Police and is currently being held behind bars.
Rome, GA – The Rome Braves will hold a pancake breakfast on Saturday December 5th to benefit the Braves Miracle Field of Rome. The event will take place at State Mutual Stadium from 7 a.m. – Noon. Tickets are just $8 for all you can eat pancakes and sausage served in the Three Rivers Club.
This holiday season, the classic musical “White Christmas,” based on the 1954 Irving Berlin film, hits the Historic DeSoto Theatre stage on December 4, bringing the beloved characters of Bob, Betty, Phil and Judy to life as they travel to Vermont hoping to find success, love and snow.
Come home for the holidays and celebrate the Season of Light at Oak Hill & The Martha Berry Museum. The 29th annual Candles and Carols at Oak Hill, Berry College’s traditional festival of music and luminaries, will be Friday Dec. 4 and Saturday Dec. 5 from 6 to 8 p.m.
Barbara Kellerman, the James MacGregor Burns Lecturer in Public Leadership at Harvard University, will be the inaugural speaker in the Cecil B. Wright III Integrity in Leadership Lecture Series at Berry College.
Georgia Highlands College will join Darlington Robotics, Kell Robotics, R2 Builders and the Atlanta Maker Faire for a STEAM-related event called Discovery Day Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Tellus Science Museum.
Angie O’Neal, associate professor of English and chair of the Department of English, Modern Languages and Liberal Arts at Shorter University, has been named the university’s inaugural Joan Alden Speidel Chair in English.
Area artists, florists, garden clubs, businesses, interior designers and creative individuals have joined Harbin Clinic’s Tony E. Warren, MD Cancer Center to create and sell original holiday wreaths to benefit Cancer Navigators, a Rome-based charity which provides one-on-one services to cancer patients.
When The Swingin’ Medallions perform their timeless classics at the DeSoto stage on Friday, many Romans will reminisce about friends from long ago with whom they used to sing, dance and have fun. While they enjoy the music and the memories of an earlier generation, audiences will be helping the renovation of another timeless classic, the historic DeSoto Theatre.
ROME, GA. – The Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Georgia was recently recognized by Boys & Girls Clubs of America as the 2015 best overall Boys & Girls Club program in the state of Georgia. The organization was presented with the award at the annual Boys & Girls Club Area Council and State Alliance meeting on October 15 at Calloway Gardens.
Wendy Bobbitt Cavett, who recently completed a 12-plus year tenure as music director and conductor of the Broadway mega-hit “Mamma Mia!,” will present master classes for theatre majors at Shorter University on Oct. 29 and 30.