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USACE Flood Risk Statement for Lake Allatoona

The USACE Lake Allatoona Dam ~~ Photograph by Robert Sutherland

Deputy Public Affairs Officer for the USACE Lisa Parker released a flood risk statement, due to the potential for flooding from recent rains.

Smoke on the Lake BBQ Festival’s Lord of the Wings

Smoke on the Lake BBQ Festival takes place the weekend of May 9th at Cauble Park in Acworth, GA.

For a few bucks you can taste your way through some of the best BBQ in Georgia (and beyond) at the Smoke on the Lake BBQ Festival to be held Friday, May 8 and Saturday, May 9, 2015 at Cauble Park.  Friday is special.  There will be an outdoor movie and (ready?) the Lord of the Wings competition. […]

Get the 2015 Georgia Travel Guide with Fried Green Tomatoes

2015 Georgia Travel Guide

On January 27, 2015, Georgia’s Governor Nathan Deal met with Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) Commissioner Chris Carr and Georgia’s tourism industry leaders for the annual Tourism, Hospitality & Arts Day at the state Capitol where Gov. Deal revealed the cover of Georgia’s official 2015 state travel guide. Our pal Governor Deal presented the latest travel guide to […]

Cherokee County Museum’s “Cherokee Voices from the Civil War” Closes Soon

Cherokee County Museum's "Voices of the Civil War" closes on 1-3-15.

All good things must come to an end, according to that ubiquitous source know as “they say.”  In keeping with that lore, the Cherokee County History Museum’s temporary exhibit, Cherokee Voices from the Civil War, will be closing on January 3, 2015. The exhibit focuses on life at home, on the battleground, and from a […]

Hear About the Hope Diamond at Tellus Science Museum

The Hope Diamond will be discussed at Tellus on Friday, November 21st.

Come to Tellus Science Museum to see the twinkle, twinkle of little stars through their observatory and hear about the Hope Diamond, a massive gem that their guest speaker, Jeff Post, knows all about. This special presentation is scheduled for Friday, November 21st at 7 PM. The Hope Diamond is a 45.52-carat deep-blue diamond housed in the […]

Meet R2D2 at Family Engineering Night at Tellus

R2D2 Comes to Tellus Science Museum on Friday, November 14, 2014

Cartersville’s Tellus Science Museum is bigger than you think, cooler than you think, more interesting than you think, and your friends of all ages will love it more than you think — especially during Family Engineering Night on Friday, November 14, 2014. BRING THE FAMILY FOR A NIGHT OF ENGINEERING FUN WITH INTERACTIVE ROBOTICS AND […]

Commemorative Civil War Burning of Marietta ~ 11-8-14

View the Commemorative Civil War Burning of Marietta on Saturday, November 8, 2014

It’s going to be a hot time in the old town of Marietta on Saturday, November 8, 2014, when they commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War, including the Burning of Marietta, with a real-life experience of General Sherman’s devastating burning of the Historic Square and the City’s triumphant rebirth. Please Note:  Sorry, these historians […]

New Presentations by the Cherokee County Historical Society

Cherokee County History Museum

Our friends at the Cherokee County Historical Society have a couple of special presentations for us in October.  We hope you’ll be able to enjoy them both. Everyday Life: Demonstrations of 19th Century Tools and Skills for Everyday Living Canton Tourism, Inc., Around About Media, and the Joe E. Johnston Foundation have joined hands to bring […]

Heavy Metal in Motion at Tellus Science Museum

This puppy could get you a parking space on a busy shopping day.  Anywhere you'd like.

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 […]

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

Stan the Tyrannosaurus Rex at Tellus Science Museum in Cartersville

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. […]