Downtown Cartersville News

Theatre Extreme Presents “Don’t Cry For Me Margaret Mitchell”

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 [...]

By | January 19th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Theatre Extreme Presents “Don’t Cry For Me Margaret Mitchell”

January Board Meeting Canceled

The January DDA Board Meeting scheduled for January 19, 2017 has been canceled due to the Visioning Meeting. We will meet again in February.

By | January 18th, 2017|Downtown Development Authority|Comments Off on January Board Meeting Canceled

#ThrowbackThursday: The Train Depot

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 [...]

By | January 12th, 2017|News, Throwback Thursday, Uncategorized|Comments Off on #ThrowbackThursday: The Train Depot

Join the Action! Stars and Stripes Night: A 1940’s Canteen and Lounge

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 [...]

By | January 12th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Join the Action! Stars and Stripes Night: A 1940’s Canteen and Lounge

Brad Stephens Shares His Book

  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 [...]

By | January 11th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Brad Stephens Shares His Book

Throwback Thursday: 1962 The Great Locomotive Chase Centennial

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 [...]

By | January 5th, 2017|News, Throwback Thursday|Comments Off on Throwback Thursday: 1962 The Great Locomotive Chase Centennial

DDA Board Seeking Applicants

Have you ever wanted to get involved with a civic organization that has a real, measurable impact on the city? Do you have great ideas, initiative, and energy? Are you interested in setting priorities for the development of downtown Cartersville? If so, then you might want to consider applying for a seat on the advisory board of the Cartersville Downtown Development Authority. The DDA Board is an active, working board and members are expected to [...]

By | January 4th, 2017|Downtown Development Authority, News|Comments Off on DDA Board Seeking Applicants

Christmas Karaoke on tap at Friendship Plaza Dec. 17

Article from Cartersville Daily Tribune, Marie Nesmith On Dec. 17, Merry Maids and the Cartersville Downtown Development Authority will present Christmas Karaoke. Ongoing from 5 to 7 p.m., the event will take place at Friendship Plaza. “Christmas Karaoke is a new event, which came about after Moriah Medina from Merry Maids approached us with the idea of doing a regular karaoke event,” Cartersville DDA Manager Lillie Read said. “We loved the concept as a way [...]

By | December 16th, 2016|Downtown Development Authority, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Christmas Karaoke on tap at Friendship Plaza Dec. 17

Christmas & Kids Portraits@ Tonsmeire Studio

  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.

By | November 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Christmas & Kids Portraits@ Tonsmeire Studio

The 4th Annual Bluegrass and Folk Festival

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 [...]

By | October 27th, 2016|Bluegrass & Folk Festival|Comments Off on The 4th Annual Bluegrass and Folk Festival
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