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Now – August 19th
Jay Dusard: A Retrospective View Camera to Digital Derringer
With his work published, exhibited, and collected worldwide, photographer Jay Dusard is best known for his images of working cowboys and landscapes of the American West. While working in architecture and car- tography, Dusard became a self-taught photographer, earning a Guggenheim Fellow- ship, a Pulitzer Prize nomination and several book awards. He studied with Ansel Adams and Frederick Sommer, and established him- self as one of the greatest black-and-white printmakers. This exhibition features more than 60 photographs spanning over five decades of his complete body of work. Booth Western Art Museum, 501 Museum Drive, Cartersville, Georgia. 770-387-1300.
Now – September 29th
The Call of the Land: Cultivating Bartow’s Agricultural Legacy
This special exhibit looks at the individuals and families that have built an agricultural industry and legacy in this area over many generations. See early farming tools, historic farm images, and other artifacts related to farms, crops, agricultural clubs and fairs. While at the museum, be sure to ask about the children’s book, On the Farm, written by local author Marie Whitton of Euharlee, available for purchase in the museum store. Bartow History Museum, “Under the Bridge”, 4 East Church Street, Cartersville GA 30120 Museum Admission: $5.50 adults, $4.50 senior citizens & students. Members and active-duty military with ID admitted free. Museum Hours: Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed Sundays and Major Holidays. 770-382-3818.
Now – January 6th
Brain Teasers 2
Back by popular demand, this hands-on science exhibit will tease your brain to new heights. Brain Teasers 2 will sharpen your problem-solving skills with 20 different challenges that range from mathematical conundrums to mind boggling block puzzles. This is the LAST STOP before this exhibit is retired. Don’t miss it! Exhibit created and toured by Oregon Museum of Science and Industry. Tellus Science Museum 100 Tellus Drive, Cartersville, GA. 30120 Museum Hours: Open Daily 10AM – 5PM. Museum Admission: $12 adults, $10 senior citizens ages 65+, $8 children ages 3-17 and students with ID, Free to Tellus Member and Active Military with ID. 770-606-5700.
The Cartersville Farmers Market is held in Founder’s Oak Parking Lot, across from City Hall and right next to the railroad tracks, in downtown Cartersville. The official season is from May through the end of October, and is held every Wednesday from 4-8 PM and Saturday from 7 AM to Noon. Find great produce, fresh flowers, baked goods, handmade craft items, and so much more! Downtown Cartersville.
August 3rd, 4th, 10th, 11th, 17th, 18th, 24th & 25th
Wine Tasting at Olive Tree & Vine
From 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EST A wine tasting social! Finish off the week in a relaxing environment with different wines each week. Travel the world through wine without leaving the comforts of Cartersville Bring a friend or a group of friends. Start the evening with a wine tasting and finish with dinner in one of our great downtown Cartersville restaurants. Good wines, good times! Olive Tree & Vine, 26 W Main St, Cartersville,Ga.
From 1 PM – 5 PM A Cartersville classic is returning in 2018! Cartersville Cruise-in is a car show that is put on the first Saturday of every month from May until October that raises money for the Etowah Valley Humane Society. $5 for entry per car or bike, and free admission for attendees. There will be door prizes, live music, and food and drink! 100% of the proceeds benefit the Etowah Valley Humane Society.
Indian Mound Paddle
Time: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Website: http:// coosa.org This 10-mile journey from Allatoona to the Leake Mounds Site is a crowd- pleaser. Clear water flowing from Lake Allatoona carries you around historic Thompson Weinman Dam, across Native American fish weirs and past the Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site where the paddle group will stop for a tour. This event is hosted by Coosa River Basin Initiative. See the Events section of Coosa.org for registration details.
Market Warehouse Outdoor Market
Time: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Urban The 2nd Saturday of each month. Come SELL your “STUFF” at our Outdoor Market. Call or come in to reserve your spot! 678-920-5019. 327 N. Tennessee St. Cartersville, Ga. 30120 Bring a table or tent to SELL all of your “JUNK” or “TREASURES” for only $35 a space.
Music by the Tracks
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT. The third concert into the Music by the Tracks concert series will be put on by Tribute – a performance to celebrate the Allman Brothers! North West Georgia’s favorite country rock band will be performing live in historic downtown Cartersville, and all the family is invited! To find out more information on the band, you can look them up on their Facebook page https://www.facebook. com/babesbayouband/. The Music by the Tracks concert series will take place in historic downtown Cartersville at the stage next to the old train depot. These concerts are free of charge, and are great for the entire family! Not only will there be music to keep you enertained, but there will also be food trucks, sodas as well as beer and wine for sale. Come out on August 18 from 7–9pm! The Music by the Tracks concert series is brought to you by Harbin Clinic and Georgia Highlands College.