January 27-28 and February 3-4 @ 8:00 PM January 30 @ 3:00 Stiles Auditorium/4-H Building – 320 West Cherokee Avenue, Carterville GA For Tickets: 770-719-8898 or Facebook @ TheatreExtremeCartersville $15.00 General Admission Join us for this hilarious story of David O. Selznick, Victor Fleming and Ben Hecht as they attempt to write the screenplay for Margaret Mitchell’s beloved “Gone With The Wind.” Production has started on the movie but Selznick halts it and sequesters Fleming [...]
The Train Depot in Downtown Cartersville was built in 1854 and has survived the Civil War, fires and 20th-century progress. Now housing our Welcome Center and the Downtown Development Authority Offices this iconic building has become the central hub for entertainment and history. Following the Cherokee Removal in 1838 and the surveying done for the Western & Atlantic Railroad, a small group of families settled in the area that would become Cartersville. Named for Farish [...]
January 11, 2016, Cartersville, GA – For our next Museum After Dark event the Bartow History Museum will become a 1940’s canteen and lounge. On Saturday, January 28, 2017, don your best 1940’s duds, and join us for an evening of drinks and dancing. Enjoy cocktails and light hors d’oeuvres, listen to jazz of the era, and practice the Rumba and Swing. The 1940’s was a decade teeming with motion and action. Punctuated by the [...]
Reflections in Muddy Water: Layin’ Drag on Life’s Highway in Cassville, Georgia Cartersville, GA – January 11, 2017 - Bartow History Museum welcomes author, Brad Stephens, the author of Reflections in Muddy Water: Layin’ Drag on Life’s Highway in Cassville, Georgia to the upcoming lecture series on January 18th at noon at the museum. Brad Stephens was born and raised in Cassville, Georgia. He states, "After years of being told ‘you should write this [...]
The Great Locomotive Chase or Andrews' Raid was a military operation that occurred April 12, 1862, in northern Georgia. A team of Union Army raiders planned to seize a train on the vital Western & Atlantic Railroad, which ran from Atlanta, GA, to Chattanooga, TN and destroy bridges so that Confederate troops and supplies could not be moved to Chattanooga, TN. In order to implement their plan, volunteers lead by James J. Andrews, a civilian [...]
December 2, 3, and 5 Packages range from $85 -$160 Please call 770-386-2702 for your child’s appointment time. These make great gifts & cards.
Free event featuring bluegrass and folk music, plus food, drinks, vendors, and a kids’ corner CARTERSVILLE, GA – Cartersville Downtown Development Authority and Main Street Program are finalizing plans for the fourth annual Cartersville Bluegrass & Folk Festival, scheduled for Saturday, October 29th, in downtown Cartersville. This all-day festival will feature two stages of entertainment including bluegrass and folk music, as well as a kids’ area, complete with various games and activities. Held from 11 [...]