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2011 Summer Calendar of Events www.VisitRomeGA.org
Summer Days The summer memories are just waiting to happen!
The summer months are ﬁlled with sun and smiles in Georgia’s Rome. With events taking every weekend in the three short months, the weather will be turning cold before the summer fun ever ends! Experience the Rome Braves, a minor league aﬃliate of the Atlanta Braves, as they play through September at State Mutual Stadium. Find the full schedule at RomeBraves.com. Grab a water bottle and explore Rome’s diversity on land and in water on miles of trails and waterways. Watch Civil War history come to life through the Spirits of the Civil War tours & the Civil War Symposium series throughout the season. Discover our full listing of all events with information on the VisitRomeGA.org calendar. This website is also your #1 resource for planning your trip to Georgia’s Rome with hotel, restaurant, attraction, outdoor and historical information! We’ll see y’all soon where the rivers meet and the mountains begin...
Voices From the Trail, June 1 - 30 Exhibit, Chieftains Museum - chieftainsmuseum.org Handicrafts at Berry College, June 1 - 30 Exhibit, Oak Hill & the Martha Berry Museum - berry.edu/oakhill First Friday Concert: Kneckdown, June 3 Concert, Bridgepoint Plaza facebook.com/downtownromega And Then There Were None, June 3-5 & 10-12 Theatre, DeSoto Theatre - romelittlethreatre.com First Saturday at the Fairgrounds, June 4 Flea Market, Coosa Valley Fairgrounds - 706.346.5998 Clocktower Tour, June 4 Free, Rome Area History Museum - 706.235.8051 Cave Spring Arts Festival, June 11 - 12 Festival, Rolater Park, Cave Spring Rome Symphony Orchestra, June 11 Concert, Huﬀman Center, Darlington School Outdoor Movie Series - “Some Like It Hot”, June 11 Movie, Bridgepoint Plaza - 706.236.4520 Spirits of the Civil War: Jackson Hill & Fort Norton, June 11 Historical tour, Jackson Hill - TheCivilWarInRome.org Spirits of the Civil War: Paranormal Activity, June 16 Presentation of Paranormal Activity, Rome Civic Center TheCivilWarInRome.org Living Stories of the Cherokee, June 18 Storytelling, Chieftains Museum chieftainsmuseum.org Rome River Jam, June 18 Concert, Ridge F erry Park romeriverjam.com Father’s Day Fishing Rodeo, June 18 Fishing, Rolater Park, Cave Spring Tri For the Shelter Olympic Triathlon, June 18 Race, Rocky Mountain Recreation Area - racerome.org The Yellow Brick Road to OZ, June 19 Concert, Rome City Auditorium Tri For the Shelter Youth Triathlon, June 19 Race, Rocky Mountain Recreation Area - racerome.org Chieftains Cherokee & Celtic Culture, June 25 Festival, Chieftains Museum - chieftainsmuseum.org Cruisn’ for St Jude Poker Run, June 25 Motorcycle Ride, Honda & Suzuki of Rome - a-cycle.com
July Handicrafts at Berry College, July 1 - 31 Exhibit, Oak Hill & the Martha Berry Museum - berry.edu/oakhill Voices From the Trail, July 1 - 8 Exhibit, Chieftains Museum - chieftainsmuseum.org The Wright and Jones Families during a time of War, July 13 - 31 Exhibit, Chieftains Museum - chieftainsmuseum.org First Firday Concert: Curiosity Shoppe, July 1 Concert, Bridgepoint Plaza - facebook.com/downtownromega First Saturday at the Fairgrounds, July 2 Flea Market, Coosa Valley Fairgrounds - 706.346.5998 Clocktower Tour, July 2 Free, Rome Area History Museum - 706.235.8051 Cave Spring BBQ & Fireworks, July 2 Festival, Cave Spring July 4 Salute to America, July 4 Festival and Fireworks, Ridge Ferry Park - rfpra.com July 4 Parade, July 4 Parade, Cave Spring Riverside Rodeo, July 8 - 9 Rodeo, Silver Hill Arena - 706.232.7787 Outdoor Movie Series: “Long, Hot Summer”, July 9 Movie, Bridgepoint Plaza - 706.236.4520 John Isner Tennis Camp, July 17 - 21 Camp, Coosa Country Club & Berry College registermefast.com/camps/isner Berry College Student Farmer’s Market, July 23 Farmer’s Market, Berry College - berry.edu
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August Handicrafts at Berry College, August 1-30 Exhibit, Oak Hill & the Martha Berry Museum - berry.edu/oakhill The Wright and Jones Families during a time of War, August 1-30 Exhibit, Chieftains Museum - chieftainsmuseum.org First Firday Concert: Inﬁnity Show Band, August 5 Concert, Bridgepoint Plaza - facebook.com/downtownromega First Saturday at the Fairgrounds, August 6 Flea Market, Coosa Valley Fairgrounds - 706.346.5998 Clocktower Tour, August 6 Free, Rome Area History Museum - 706.235.8051 Outdoor Movie Series: “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof”, August 13 Movie, Bridgepoint Plaza 706.236.4520 Civil War Symposium Series: Zach Watters, August 18 Lecture, Rome - Floyd County Library TheCivilWarInRome.org River Revelry A Biodiversity Bash, August 20 Party / Fundraiser, Heritage Park coosa.org Berry Outdoor Movie, August 26 Movie, Berry College - berry.edu Dancing Stars of Rome, August 27 Event/Fundraiser, Rome City Auditorium
Summer Photo Contest
a’s Rome Summer Photo Contest will feature the smiles mer in Rome & Floyd County. The contest is themed mer Smiles. The theme is open to interpretation by the owever all photos must have a person or animal in them. u to capture the theme in unique and interesting ways that & Floyd County’s best asset- its smiling southern citizens ul city. Submissions must be received by 11:59pm on All submissions must be electronic through Facebook.com/ RomeGeorgia.org. Fans are allowed to vote until 11:59pm 11 when the photos with the most ‘likes’ will be declared acebook or RomeGeorgia.org for details.
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