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e m o R 2011 Spring

Calendar of Events

Spring in Rome Springtime is the perfect time to visit Georgia’s Rome! With a plethora of events for every age and interest, you’ll be returning to Rome again and again as the fun never ends. Experience the Rome Braves, a minor league affiliate of the Atlanta Braves, as they make their season debut on April 7th and play through September at State Mutual Stadium. Find the full schedule at Discover Rome’s diverse past through a Native American exhibit at Chieftains Museum and a civil rights exhibit at Oak Hill & the Martha Berry Museum. Watch Civil War history come to life through the Spirits of the Civil War tours & the Civil War Symposium series throughout the season. Explore new types of music at concerts held throughout the season: hear everything from world-acclaimed opera stars to up-and-coming musicians. A full listing of all events with information is found on the calendar. This website is also your #1 resource for planning your trip to Georgia’s Rome with hotel, restaurant and attraction information!


Voices From the Trail, March 1 - 31 Exhibit, Chieftains Museum - Freeman Town, March 1 - 31 Exhibit, Oak Hill & the Martha Berry Museum - Jolly Oink with Michael McGill, March 1 - 26 Exhibit, Imagine Hair Art Studio & Gallery - Student Art Show, March 8 - March 31 Exhibit, Shorter University - Damon Denton, Piano, March 10 Concert, Berry College - Top of the Murder to You, March 11 Dinner theatre, 333 on Broad - Gospel Show featuring The Le Fevre Quartet, March 18 Concert, City Auditorium - 678.986.1441 St. Petrick’s Day Parade, March 19 Pet Parade, downtown - 706.295.5576 Piccadilly Circus, March 20 Circus, The Forum - Michael Sylvester, Tenor, March 24 Concert, Berry College - Corey Smith, March 26 Concert, The Forum Cabin Tales, March 27 Storytelling, Hearn Inn 706.291.9494

Visit for complete information on all events listed here!


Handicrafts, April 1 - 30 Exhibit, Oak Hill & the Martha Berry Museum - Voices From the Trail, April 1 - 30 Exhibit, Chieftains Museum - Big Fibber’s Contest, April 1 Contest, Chieftains Museum - Clocktower Tour, April 2 Free, Rome Area History Museum - 706.235.8051 Georgia Cup, April 2-3 Cycling, Downtown Rome - Across the Big Pond, April 2 Concert, The Forum - Three River Singers, April 3 Concert, St. Peters Church - Rome Braves Season Opener, April 7 Baseball, State Mutual Stadium - Jazz Concert, April 7 Concert, Berry College - Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, April 8-10, 15-17 Theatre, DeSoto Theater - Spirits of the Civil War: Myrtle Hill Cemetery, April 9 Tour, Myrtle Hill Cemetery - Cherokee Animal Tales, April 9 Storytelling, Chieftains Museum - Chieftains Herb Sale, April 9-10 Plant sale, Coosa Valley Fairgrounds - You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown, April 12-17 Theatre, Shorter University - Cave Spring Confederate Memorial Day, April 16 Tour & Ceremony, Cave Spring - Shorter Chorale, April 16 Concert, First Baptist Church - Steeplechase, April 16 Horse Races, Kingston Downs - Civil War Symposium: Barry Brown & Gordon Elwell, April 21 Symposium, Rome / Floyd Library - Clocktower Classic Handcycling Race, April 28 - May 1 Race, Downtown Rome - Rome Symphony Orchestra, April 30 Concert, City Auditorium - Tri for the Kids Olympic Triathlon, April 30 Race, Downtown Rome - Georgia Master Gardeners Conference, April 29-30 Conference, The Forum -

May Handicrafts, May 1 - 31 Exhibit, Oak Hill & the Martha Berry Museum - Voices From the Trail, May 1 - 31 Exhibit, Chieftains Museum Tri for the Kids Youth Triathlon, May 1 Race, Darlington School - Civil War Symposium: Mike McDougald, May 2 Symposium, Rome / Floyd Library First Friday Concert: Broad & Third, May 6 Free, Bridgepoint Plaza - 706.236.4520 Waterfest, May 6-7 Festival, Ridge Ferry Park - Big Cat Quest Fishing Tournament, May 7 Ridge Ferry Park - Culture on Broad, May 7 Arts Festival, Downtown - 706.295.5576 Clocktower Tour, May 7 Free, Rome Area History Museum 706.235.8051 Firey Fling, May 7 Beer Tasting, Oak Hill - 8th Regiment Band, May 8 Concert, DeSoto Theater - Roman Roast on the River, May 13-14 BBQ Competition, Ridge Ferry Park - Fancy Dancing, May 14 Performance, Chieftains Museum - A National Tribute, May 24 Concert, City Auditorium - Memorial Day Parade, May 30 Parade, Downtown Rome -

Call the Rome / Floyd Visitor Center at 800.444.1834 for additional information!


Rome’s strategic location 65 miles from Atlanta & Chattanooga & two hours from Birmingham Atlanta makes it the perfect Augusta location in the Southeast for air travel or a Macon leisurely Columbus scenic Savannah drive. For directions from your hometown, Valdosta visit us online!


Visitor Center Rome/Floyd Visitor Center Last Stop Gift Shop

Stop by the Visitor Center located in a 1901 train depot or visit online to request a FREE Visitor Guide. While visiting our city, take a piece of Rome home from the Last Stop Gift Shop’s collection of signature gifts and apparel.

402 Civic Center Drive • Rome, Georgia 30161 800.444.1834 • 706.295.5576

Georgia's Rome Spring 2011 Events Calendar  

Information on events in spring 2011 throughout Rome & Floyd County, GA