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Heavy Metal in Motion at Tellus Science Museum

The best toys for men, women, boys and girls are too expensive to buy.  Good thing they’ll be on display at Tellus Science Museum’s Heavy Metal in Motion extravaganza! You’ve heard the saying, “The only difference between men and boys is the price of their toys.”  That’s just so wrong!  First of all, kids toys more »

Robert Eidson’s First Bite Guide Service Lake Allatoona Fishing Report

This Lake Allatoona Striper & Hybrid Bass Fishing Report by Robert Eidson is brought to you by First Bite Guide Service. Contact Robert by e-mail at eidson6260@gmail.com or call 770-827-6282 to catch stripers and hybrids! Line-side fishing is: Decent !! The bite has slowed down a lot since last month but it is still better more »

Busy Weekend for Activities in Parks Around Lake Allatoona

Looks like we’ll have a bit of rain on Friday, October 3, 2014, but the weekend promises great weather with a bit of a chill in the air in parks around Lake Allatoona. Here’s some of what’s happening! Skills of the Past Saturday, Oct 4, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site more »

Hellbender Mating Behavior Video

Thanks for your scientific interest in Hellbender Mating Behavior.  This post is about super-secretive, slimy creatures that are camouflaged, live under rocks and only come out at night. No, we’re not talking about the creepy guys dating your neighbor’s daughter or even your creepy relatives.  We’re talking about Eastern hellbenders. Hellbenders don’t ride motorcycles or have pierced eyeballs.  more »

Jet Dumped Fuel Over Lake Allatoona Before Emergency Landing

In preparation for an emergency return landing at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, a Delta airliner dumped fuel over Lake Allatoona — hundreds or thousands of pounds, depending on the source — for almost 40-minutes. According to several TV stations in Atlanta, the Delta jet bound for Tokyo, Japan, had one of its four engines fail shortly after more »

Tellus Museum’s Lunch & Learn: Meet Stan the Tyrannosaurus Rex

You won’t believe this, but some people don’t know how much fun it is to visit Tellus Science Museum at Exit 293 off I-75 in Cartersville. Take their Lunch & Learn presentations, for example.  You’re welcome to spend an hour for lunch (or stay all day, if you’d like) at the museum’s Cafe from 12:15 to 1 PM. more »

23rd Annual Marietta StreetFest ~ 9-20-2014

This year’s Marietta StreetFest will be better than ever with more arts & crafts, cool old cars, cool old musicians and brand-new ways for kids of all ages to have fun. The 23rd annual Marietta StreetFest takes place on Saturday, September 20th from 9 AM until 5 PM around the Historic Marietta Square. Marietta StreetFest — presented more »

Lake Allatoona Fishing Report by Robert Eidson & First Bite Guide Service

This Lake Allatoona Striper & Hybrid Bass Fishing Report by Robert Eidson is brought to you by First Bite Guide Service. Contact Robert by e-mail at eidson6260@gmail.com or call 770-827-6282 to catch stripers and hybrids! Line-sides – Better!! Last week’s super moon really slowed the fishing down, but it is finally starting to rebound. We have more »

Deer Hunting Season for Archers Begins on 9-13-14

Fall begins on Tuesday, September 23rd 2014.  To some, that means cooler temperatures, shorter days and colorful leaves.  To hunters, autumn means it’s deer hunting season. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division says archers get the first opportunity at bringing home a deer beginning Saturday, September 13th. Last year, 118,238 archery hunters harvested more »