Gordon County Child Advocacy will host a Snapchat Awareness Lunch & Learn Wednesday, Nov. 16, from noon to 1 p.m., at the Calhoun Depot. 109 S. King St. Registration is free, and lunch is included.
World Harvest Church, 2335 Red Bud Road, will host the Impact Calhoun Resource Fair Friday, Nov. 18, from 1 to 4 p.m., with food boxes, and a clothing closet.
The Harris Arts Center & Community Chorus are currently holding rehearsals Tuesday nights at 6:30 p.m., at 212 S. Wall St., and will host a Community Chorus Sing On! Friday, Nov. 18, and Saturday, Nov. 19, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 for general admission, $12 for seniors and students, and $10 for HAC members.
Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 997 Brownlee Mountain Road, Adairsville,will host its free Fall Festival Friday, Nov. 18, from 6 to 8 p.m., with carnival food, a bouncy house, hay rides and games.
Defend The Voiceless, a local nonprofit, host “A Night Of Worship And Awareness” Friday, Nov. 18, from 6 to 9 p.m., at Calhoun City Park, 215 N. Wall St.
The GEM Theatre, 114 N. Wall St., will host Free Bird with Guest The Wandering Willows Friday, Nov. 18, at 7:30 p.m. For tickets visit calhoungemtheatre.org, or call 706-625-3132.
Gordon County Parks and Recreation, 7494 Fairmount Highway, will host its Fall Yard Sale, Saturday, Nov. 19, at 8 a.m. Spaces are $10 each. Call 706-602-4435 for more information.
Calhoun First Presbyterian Church, 829 Red Bud Road, will host its Mistletoe market Arts & Crafts Fair Saturday, Nov. 19, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Town of Resaca will host milk and cookies with Santa and Friends Saturday, Nov. 19, from 2 to 6 p.m., at the Resaca Rec. Center, 330 Walker St., Resaca. Local vendors will also be on hand.
City of Refuge church, 100 Peters St., Suite 80, will host a Parents Night Out: Drive-In Movie Saturday, Nov. 19, at 4 p.m., with pizza, car decorations and concessions, for showings of “Encanto” and “Sing 2.” Admission is $20 for the first child and $10 for each additional with funds going towards the church’s youth ministry.
The GEM Theatre, 114 N. Wall St., will host 20 Ride: A Zac Brown Tribute Saturday, Nov. 19, at 7:30 p.m. For tickets visit calhoungemtheatre.org, or call 706-625-3132.
The Calhoun Rec. Department will host a Santa’s Workshop Sunday, Nov. 20, from 1 to 5 p.m. at the green space across from City Hall on S. Wall St., with crafts, games, and snacks for ages four to 10. Cost is $4 per child.
The GEM Theatre, 114 N. Wall St., will host a free showing of The Polar Express Sunday, Nov. 20, at 2 p.m. For more information about this and other free showings, visit calhoungemtheatre.org, or call 706-625-3132.
Calhoun businesses will host a Christmas Open House, Sunday, Nov. 20, throughout town from 1 to 6 p.m. See the Nov. 16 edition of the Calhoun Times for details.
Downtown Calhoun will host its annual Christmas Tree Lighting and visits with Santa Sunday, Nov. 20 in front of City Hall, 226 S. Wall St., beginning at 6:30 p.m.
The GEM Theatre, 114 N. Wall St., will host a free showing of Christmas in Connecticuit Monday, Nov. 21, at 1 p.m. For more information about this and other free showings, visit calhoungemtheatre.org, or call 706-625-3132.
Oostanaula School Community Club, 1595 Oostanaula Bend Road, has some November and December openings to host holiday and birthday parties, showers and other events. Contact Joann Sosebee (706-263-0145) or Barbara Talley (770-608-2050) for information.
The Gordon County Building Inspectors Office will host a meet and greet Friday, Dec. 2, at 2 p.m., at the Depot, 109 S. King St., to discuss inspections, requirements, and any concerns with the building local process.
The GEM Theatre, 114 N. Wall St., will host the Celtic Angels Friday, Dec. 2, at 7:30 p.m. For tickets visit calhoungemtheatre.org, or call 706-625-3132.
The GEM Theatre, 114 N. Wall St., will host two free showings of National Lampoons Christmas Vacation Saturday, Dec 3, at 1 and 7 p.m. For more information about this and other free showings, visit calhoungemtheatre.org, or call 706-625-3132.
Harris Arts Center, 212 S. Wall St., will host Cake Decorating for Beginners Saturday, Dec. 3, from noon to 3 p.m. Cost is $75, or $70 for HAC members, with all supplies included.
Samantha Lusk and Associates Realty, 208 N. River St., will host its 4th annual Let’s Keep Gordon Warm coat, glove, sock and blanket drive, Saturday, Dec. 3, from 2 to 6 p.m., including photos with Santa, hot cocoa, letter to Santa, and more.
The City of Fairmount will host its Christmas Parade Saturday, Dec. 3, at 6 p.m., followed by Santa at the Square with hot cocoa from 6:30 to 8 p.m. For information call City Hall at 706-337-5306 or stop by in person Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The City of Adairsville will host its free Christmas on the Square downtown Monday, Dec. 5, from 4 to 8 p.m., with the parade at 5:30 p.m., including pictures with Santa, hot chocolate, s’mores and more.
United Way of Gordon County will host its annual Claus for a Cause Tuesday, Dec. 6, from 5 to 7 p.m., at the Depot, 109 S. King St., including free professional photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus, live music, desserts and hot drinks, craft stations, story time, games, and much more. Visit gordoncountyunitedway.org/christmas for more information.
The Calhoun Christmas Parade is set for Thursday, Dec. 8, at 7 p.m., in downtown.
Living Water Ministries Church, 5730 Fairmount Highway, will host a Gospel Singing Saturday, Dec. 10, from 1 to 6 p.m. Along with music, there will be preaching from Evangelist Winston Ledford. A free Christmas dinner will be served, and toys for underprivileged local children will be collected.
Cake Addicts, 235 W. Line St., will host a Family Gingerbread House Competition Sunday, Dec. 11, from 2 to 4 p.m. All participants should arrive 30 minutes early. First place prize is $500, second place is a Night Before Christmas family gift basket. All materials provided. Call 706-263-9018 for more information or to reserve a spot. Max members per table is six.
The GEM Theatre, 114 N. Wall St., will host G.F. Handel’s “The Messiah” Sunday, Dec. 11, at 3 p.m. Admission is free, donations appreciated. Visit calhoungemtheatre.org, or call 706-625-3132 for more information.
The GEM Theatre, 114 N. Wall St., will host the annual Dana Patterson Merry Christmas Concert Saturday, Dec. 17, at 7:30 p.m. with music by Whitewater Junction, Faye Bentley and friends, as well as Christmas stories, and family fun. Proceeds will benefit Calhoun’s GEM Theatre. For tickets visit calhoungemtheatre.org, or call 706-625-3132.
CraneEater Community Church, 3168 Red Bud Road, will host The Light Before Christmas Children’s Play Sunday, Dec. 18, at 11 a.m.
The GEM Theatre, 114 N. Wall St., will host the Interstellar Echoes: A Tribute to Pink Floyd Saturday, Jan. 14, at 7:30 p.m. For tickets visit calhoungemtheatre.org, or call 706-625-3132.
The GEM Theatre, 114 N. Wall St., will host comedian James Gregory Friday, Jan. 20, at 7:30 p.m. For tickets visit calhoungemtheatre.org, or call 706-625-3132.
Family Resource Center of Gordon County, 320 N. River St., hosts its Family Ties Relative Caregiver Program to third Thursday of each month, from noon to 1 p.m., with lunch provided. RSVP by the third Monday of each month to email@example.com or 706-625-3311.
The Renis Barrett VFW Post 5376, 406 W. Line St., hosts Bingo every Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m., with doors opening at 2.
Calhoun Elks Lodge, 143 Craigtown Road, hosts Bingo every Thursday with doors and concessions opening at 6 p.m., and calling beginning at 7 p.m.
The Calhoun Toastmasters Club meets the second and fourth Monday of each month from 7 to 8 p.m. via Zoom. For more information or to request a link to join, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit toastmasters.org.
The Gordon County Local Emergency Planning Committee will meet the second Tuesday of each month at the Gordon County Fire Department Station 1, 218 Public Safety Drive. LEPC is a federally mandated entity composed of state and local officials, business representatives and members of the press, tasked with forming a partnership with local governments and industries as a resource for enhancing hazardous materials preparedness. Businesses interested in participating should contact Gordon County Emergency Management at 706-602-2905.
Organizers are working to form a Sexual Assault Survivor Group through the Gordon County Child Advocacy Center for victims of sexual assault who need more resources, support and education. Email Cindy@GordonCAC.org, or call 706-602-2184 for more information.
The Northwest Georgia Area Agency on Aging is making it possible those living with COPD, heart disease, arthritis, diabetes, depression, or any other chronic health condition to join its six-week Living Well with Chronic Conditions workshop from the safety of home. Those without a computer or Internet can have both provided to them during the workshop at no cost. The program meets two hours once per week. Registration is required by calling Rogena Walden at 706-295-6485.
The Renis Barrett VFW Post 5376, 406 W. Line St., holds a Veterans Outreach Breakfast the last Saturday of each month, from 8 to 10 a.m., in the event hall. The free breakfast is open to all local veterans.
Fairmount Evangelist Evelyn Adams appears each Friday evening on WOTG TV online at wotgtv.com/west. For prayer requests call 706-671-7988.
Harris Arts Center, 212 S. Wall St., hosts Toddler Friday the second Friday of each month from 10:30 a.m. to noon, with hands-on art, story time and music. Cost per child is $7 for the first, and $5 for each additional child. For more information, call 706-629-2599.
The Northwest Georgia Breast Cancer Support Group meets the first Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in the Peeples Cancer Institute conference room, 1212 Memorial Drive, Dalton. For questions, call 706-226-8966.
Celebrate Recovery, a Christ-centered recovery program, meets Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at City of Refuge, located at 100 Peters St.
The Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library, 100 N. Park Ave., hosts Tween-Out-Loud, each Wednesday from 3:45 to 4:30 p.m. for a snack and fidget pack during a reading of The Tales of Beedle the Bard.
The Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library, 100 N. Park Ave., hosts First Steps in Music with Kaytlyn — a musical development lesson, the first Wednesday of each month, from 10:30 to 11 a.m., for preschool through first grade students.
The Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library, 100 N. Park Ave., hosts Drama Club, the first Thursday of each month, from 4 to 5 p.m., for improv, games and stage skills practice.
The Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library, 100 N. Park Ave., hosts Anime Club, the second Thursday of each month from 4 to 5 p.m. Hang out with super fans for anime culture and a movie.
The Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library, 100 N. Park Ave., hosts a Nerf Lock-In, the first Friday of each month from 6 to 8 p.m. Bring your favorite Nerf weapon or use one of theirs for snacks and a battle with students 6th through 12th grade.
The Calhoun-Gordon County Public Library, 100 N. Park Ave., hosts Lunch Bunch Book Club, the last Friday of each month, from noon to 1 p.m. Bring a sack lunch and gather to enjoy some monthly-themed book club fun.