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show, sher­iff’s choice, peo­ples choice and other cat­e­gories. Regis­tra­tion fees are $15 in ad­vance or $20 on the day of show. For in­for­ma­tion or pre­reg­is­tra­tion call Ash­ley Ni­chol­son at 706-861-0929.

COM­MU­NITY · Arnold Ceme­tery will hold a work day on Satur­day, Oct. 7, be­gin­ning at 11:30 a.m.. The ceme­tery is lo­cated next to Catlett Com­mu­nity Church on Round Pond Road.

COM­MU­NITY · Be­tween the hours of 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., the Bat­tle­field Farm­ers Mar­ket will hold a Fall Fling & Chili CookOff on Satur­day, Oct. 7. For a $5 (adults) ad­mis­sion fee, vis­i­tors will re­ceive a drink, a side dish and sam­ples of chili that they can then vote for. Bowls of chili will be avail­able for purchase and there will be sev­eral ac­tiv­i­ties for chil­dren. The mar­ket is lo­cated at the Walker County Ag Cen­ter, ad­ja­cent the Civic Cen­ter, at 10052 U.S. High­way 27 in Rock Spring. For in­for­ma­tion about the event or to en­ter chili for the com­pe­ti­tion, call Re­nae Sum­ner at 706-764-6923.

CAMP · Camp New Dawn is cel­e­brat­ing 20 years of serv­ing campers and re­treat groups with a re­cep­tion on Oct. 7, at 7 p.m.. The re­cep­tion is be­ing held at the Cedar Grove Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, 5393 W. Cove Road, south of Chicka­mauga. Con­tact Alan at 706-539-2235 or e-mail at ad­min@ camp­new­dawnga.org. if you would like to at­tend or just come on.

Sun­day, Oct. 8

CHURCH · Ly­erly United Methodist is de­lighted to cel­e­brate the 100th birth­day of one of our church mem­bers, Rose Jack­son. Our church, along with fam­ily and friends, will help cel­e­brate this great oc­ca­sion with a cov­ered-dish din­ner on Oct. 8 af­ter our 11a.m. ser­vice at noon in our fel­low­ship hall. All are in­vited to come wor­ship with Rose and our church fam­ily be­fore the din­ner. Ly­erly United Methodist is lo­cated at 105 Oak Hill Road, in Ly­erly, across from the ele­men­tary school. For more in­for­ma­tion call Jo Ann Mitchell at 706-895-2636.

RE­UNION · The An­nual Re­union for the de­scen­dants of Jasper Allen and Ge­or­gia Bandy Brown will be held at noon on Sun­day Oct. 8 at the pavil­ion be­hind the track field in Trion.

Mon­day, Oct. 9

COM­MU­NITY · On Mon­day, Oct. 9, Ta­mara Wolk, a cor­re­spon­dent for The Ca­toosa County News, will be speak­ing to the Ca­toosa County His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety about light­ing the fire of his­tory in the minds and hearts of young peo­ple. She’ll be shar­ing per­sonal sto­ries, ask­ing at­ten­dees to share some of their sto­ries, and mak­ing sug­ges­tions about ways to reach a new gen­er­a­tion with the joy of know­ing what hap­pened yes­ter­day. The Ca­toosa County His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety fea­tures a speaker each month to share lo­cal his­tory or speak about a his­tory-re­lated topic. The pub­lic is in­vited to at­tend. Lo­cal au­thor Shirley Brock Tur­ney, who was sched­uled to speak at the Septem­ber meet­ing, which was post­poned due to Hur­ri­cane Irma, will be speak­ing at the Nov. 13 meet­ing. Tur­ney is the au­thor of two books about the his­tory of Graysville. Meet­ings start at 7 p.m. at the Old Stone Church, 41 Old Ca­toosa Park­way in Ring­gold.

Friday, Oct. 13

EN­TER­TAIN­MENT · The Colon­nade Play­ers, by spe­cial arrangement with Drama­tisits Play Ser­vice Inc., are pleased to an­nounce per­for­mances of “The Dixie Swim Club” on Oct.13, 14, 20 & 21 at 7:30p.m., Oct. 14 at 1 p.m. and Oct. 22 at 2:30p.m. “The Dixie Swim Club” is touch­ing com­edy that fol­lows the friend­ships of five south­ern women who met while on their col­lege swim team. Ticket prices are $8, $10or $12 and can be pur­chased at 706-935-9000 or colon­nade­cen­ter.org. The show has a run time of about 1 ½ hours and is more suited for older au­di­ences due to the na­ture of the themes and sit­u­a­tions ad­dressed in the script. The Colon­nade Cen­ter at Ben­ton Place Cam­pus || 264 Ca­toosa Cir­cle, Ring­gold.

Satur­day, Oct. 14

COM­MU­NITY · Ev­ery October the quiet, peace­ful area around Prater’s Mill hosts the an­nual Prater’s Mill Coun­try Fair. Sit­u­ated on the banks of the Coahulla Creek, it is the per­fect place to host the fair’s 46th an­niver­sary, sched­uled for Satur­day, Oct. 14, and Sun­day, Oct. 15. Nearly 200 artists and crafts­men will sell their crafts. Fair hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Satur­day and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sun­day. Ad­mis­sion is $7; chil­dren 12 and un­der en­ter free. There is no charge for park­ing. Vis­i­tors are urged to dress ca­su­ally and wear com­fort­able shoes. Prater’s Mill is lo­cated on Ga. High­way 2, about 10 miles north­east of Dal­ton and 30 miles south of Chat­tanooga. Take I-75 to the Tun­nel Hill-Var­nell Exit #341, drive north 4.5 miles to the in­ter­sec­tion with Ga. High­way 2 at Var­nell, turn right and con­tinue 2.6 miles to the mill. For more in­for­ma­tion or to in­quire about spon­sor­ship and vol­un­teer op­por­tu­ni­ties call 706-694-MILL (6455) or visit the web­site Prater­sMill.org.

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