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Late Night at Willow day Spa Thursday JULY 25TH

Late Night at Willow day Spa   Thursday JULY 25TH

4PM-8PM

 

50% OFF Candles, Pevonia skin care , Techniche skin care

50% Off waxing services

20% off any products with purchase of facial or massage 30 or 60 min

10$ gift card with purchase of a service !!!!

 

Please call us at 770-334-2132 today or Thursday to book your appointment

This is only good for Thursday July 24th

HURRY TO GET YOUR SPA NIGHT

Payne Pottery Lecture and Raffle Drawing

 

 

Bartow History Museum welcomes Ronnie and Brhonda Payne, Bartow County artisans, to the upcoming Evening Lecture on Thursday, July 31, 2014. Ronnie and Brhonda will discuss the history of pottery in Bartow County, potters in Northwest Georgia, as well as their lives and careers in pottery and jewelry making. They will also show examples and photographs of their work.

Ronnie got an early start in pottery, making his first piece at age 17 at Cass High School. Over the years he has developed his art and skills, and he apprenticed with Ron Cooper for several years. He opened his business in 2001 and began creating pottery full time in 2004. Brhonda designed jewelry for Stein’s Department Store for a number of years. After the store closed, she began incorporating pottery into her jewelry.

The lecture will take place at the Bartow History Museum on Thursday, July 31, at 7 p.m. Following the presentation, winners will be drawn in the museum’s fundraising raffle. Tickets are available now for $15 or 3 for $40. Raffle prizes include a Sony digital camera, a ticket for the upcoming Civil War bus tour, and three pieces of Payne pottery. All proceeds benefit the programming and exhibitions of Bartow History Museum.

The Bartow History Museum is located at 4 E. Church Street in downtown Cartersville. For more information on this and other BHM programs, call 770-382-3818, ext. 6288 or visit our website at www.bartowhistorymuseum.org.

Bartow History Museum’s 5th Annual Bake Sale Fundraiser

 

 

Come out and support the Bartow History Museum on Saturday, August 2, 2014, during the 5th Annual Old Fashioned Bake Sale! The sale will include a tasty assortment of baked goods ranging from whole and sliced cakes, pies, cookies, brownies, baked breads, and much more. Proceeds will help the Bartow History Museum continue to preserve Bartow County’s history, and share it through our programs, lectures, and exhibits.

The sale will begin at 8:30 a.m. and continue until 3:00 p.m. Baked items have been donated by volunteers, museum staff, and local businesses such as: Grand Oaks, Swheat Market, City Cellar and Loft, Johnny Mitchell’s Smokehouse, Jefferson’s, Flavorful Events at Stonewall Manor, Moore’s Gourmet Market, Gilbert Farms, Cody J’s, Louie’s Café, Dunkin Donuts, and others.

This year’s fundraising event will also include a used book sale with a variety of books available at very reasonable prices! Add to your book collection on subjects including history, fiction, crafts, and more.

This event will take place at the Bartow History Museum located at 4 E. Church Street in downtown Cartersville. Please call Tiffanie Buchberger at 770-382-3818 x 6284 with any questions regarding the bake sale or visit our website at www.bartowhistorymuseum.org.

The Bartow History Museum welcomes Robert Jones

 

 

Innovations of World War I

 

The Bartow History Museum welcomes Robert Jones, author and president of the Kennesaw Historical Society, as speaker at the upcoming Lunch & Learn program on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at noon. Jones’ topic will be how World War I radically changed warfare and the 20th century.

As July 2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I, Jones will discuss his book The Top 10 Innovations of World War I. These innovations, ranging from technological to strategic to political, include the use of U-boats, poison gas, trench warfare, and more. WWI served as a testing ground for these weapons and ideas that affected the rest of the 20th century. His book contains over 50 illustrations and maps and is available for purchase in the Museum Gift Shop.

In addition to serving as president of the Kennesaw Historical Society, Robert Jones is a prolific author, having written books on the Civil War, railroads, ghost towns, and Christian history.

Lunch & Learn will take place on July 16, 2014, at noon. Guests are invited to bring a lunch and the doors will open at 11:45 a.m.

The Bartow History Museum is located at 4 E. Church Street in downtown Cartersville. The lecture is free to members and included with the price of admission for not-yet members. For more information on this and other BHM programs, call 770-382-3818, ext. 6288 or visit our website at www.bartowhistorymuseum.org.

June 2014 Monthly Recap

Summer is already proving to be a busy time in downtown Cartersville! Click here to read about the various events and activities that occurred in June, and mark your calendar for the upcoming events and meetings.

The Owens Brothers Patriotic Music Show with Michael C. Smith

Join us July 5th at 8PM for some patriotic music at the Legion Theatre! The Owens Brothers have been writing songs and performing since their youth, and have performed with the likes of B.J. Thomas, Mickey Dolenz, and Mark Lindsey, to name a few. Believing that freedom is not free, they are proud to perform some of your favorite patriotic songs in the Owens Brothers style, also highlighting some of their best original songs. Come join them and their special guest, Michael C. Smith, to celebrate our freedom and our country’s heritage.

Michael C. Smith is a songwriter’s songwriter, creating lyrically-driven slices of the American experience uniquely rooted in the veins of each great vision of wanderlust that has come before him. Whether you hear Dylan, Waits, Williams, or Cash when you listen to his work, you will pick out the pieces of the country that you know, feel its history under your feet, and know the goodness of music crafted with heart and soul.

 

Tickets are only $10 and can be purchased through our website, www.pumphouseplayers.com. Tickets can also be purchased at the door. For more information, check out our website or call 770-387-2610.

 

Photos courtesy of the Owens Brothers and Michael C. Smith.

DDA Seeks Part Time Special Events Coordinator

Cartersville Downtown Development Authority is currently seeking an eager, energetic part-time employee to serve as Special Events Coordinator. Duties include, though are not limited to, planning and implementing events; coordinating downtown merchant outreach programs including meetings, various contests, downtown beautification and more; and assisting in the logistical support and planning of non-DDA sponsored events in the downtown business district. For more information, including where and how to apply, please click here.

Round the World Tales Opens This Friday!

 Round the World Tales is an entertaining cycle of three plays based on folklores from around the world that focus on the important themes of generosity and greed.  The plays show how greed throws people out of balance with their land and traditions, with each other and with themselves, and how generosity – the sense that one has gifts to share – can re-establish balance and connection between people and their world.  In the Swedish tale, The Old Woman and the Tramp, a happy-go-lucky rhyming wanderer ingeniously brews up an outrageous soup to show a woman how to enjoy life again.  The Japanese Tongue-Cut Sparrow tells how a wife’s cruelty to her husband’s pet ignites magical forces of good and evil to prove that people get what they deserve.  In the third play, The Invisible Hunters, from Nicaragua, two hunters gain the power of invisibility, but instead of using it to feed their village, they upset their tribe’s traditional balance with nature. This play is directed by Olivia Cantrell and features Vincent Ramsey, Isabella Hale, Devon Kirkpatrick, Matthew Renner, Grey Olsen, Sierra Kirkpatrick, Chris Reaves, Lili Womack, Piper Spivey, Autumn LeRoy, and Brandy Arnold. The show dates and times are June 20 and 21 at 7:00PM and June 22 at 3:00PM. Tickets are only $10 and can be purchased through our website, www.pumphouseplayers.com, or by calling 770-387-2610.

Ghosts of Grandeur Lecture and Book signing

 

 

Bartow History Museum and Etowah Valley Historical Society welcome Mike Kitchens for a special lecture and book signing on Thursday, June 26, 2014.  Kitchens will discuss his award winning book, Ghosts of Grandeur: Georgia’s Lost Antebellum Homes and Plantations.  Described as a “source for information on the South’s varied and imposing antebellum architecture, much of which has vanished from the landscape due to natural disasters, fires, human neglect and progress,” the book features 94 historic antebellum homes from across the state of Georgia, including several in Bartow County, which are no longer standing.  Through descriptions of the homes, of the families that lived in them, and over 200 photographs, the book chronicles the stories of these homes, details important architectural history, and encourages the preservation of those antebellum structures still around for future generations.

Kitchens’ love of history of the American South and photography began early in life, and he has spent years traveling across the South researching and photographing homes built prior to 1865.  What began as a hobby culminated into a desire to share his findings with others and the publication of Ghosts of Grandeur.

The lecture will take place at the Bartow History Museum on Thursday, June 26, at 7 p.m.  Following the presentation, Mr. Kitchens will be available to answer questions and sign copies of his book.  Books will be available for purchase in the Museum Gift Shop.  The lecture is free to BHM and EVHS members and included with the price of admission for not-yet members.

The Bartow History Museum is located at 4 E. Church Street in downtown Cartersville.  For more information on this and other BHM programs, call 770-382-3818, ext. 6288 or visit our website at

Pursuit of a Better Life Book Discussion

 

 

 

The Bartow History Museum welcomes Victor Mulinix as speaker at the upcoming Lunch & Learn program on Wednesday, June 18, 2014.  His topic will be Pursuit of a Better Life, the autobiography of his late mother, Mrs. Martha Mulinix.

Among many other things, Martha Mulinix was an educator, a prolific quilter, and an active member of the Kingston Woman’s History Club for over 50 years.  Challenged by her doctor to write a book about her life, she chronicles her life with stories of her early life, education, married life and family, travels, preservation work, quilting, and much more.  Despite being in declining health and blind, with the help of family and friends, she completed the book just before her death in February 2013.

Lunch & Learn will take place on June 18, 2014, at noon.  Guests are invited to bring a lunch and the doors will open at 11:45 a.m.  Books are available in the Museum Gift Shop.

The Bartow History Museum is located at 4 E. Church Street in downtown Cartersville.  The lecture is free to members and included with the price of admission for not-yet members.  For more information on this and other BHM programs, call 770-382-3818, ext. 6288 or visit our website at www.bartowhistorymuseum.org.