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 · This week as part of the annual “Steam into Summerville Railroad Days,” visitors can experience fall at its best as artists, craftsman, musicians, and food vendors gather in Dowdy Park. The Sequoyah Quilt Show will be held on Oct. 14 at the Summerville Depot during the hours of 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Admission is free. There will be large quilting exhibits of all kinds, as well as demonstrations inside the depot. Quilts may also be sold at this event. Ribbons will be awarded in the areas of: Most Historical Quilt, Most Unique Quilt, and Best Craftsmanship. The exhibit is free and open to the public.
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. At the fair, visitors can take selfguided tours of the operating gristmill, the country store, Shugart Cotton Gin, Westbrook Barn, and 1898 Prater’s Store. Nearly 200 artists and craftsmen will sell their crafts. Look for live demonstrations by the blacksmiths, quilters, weavers, and woodcarvers. 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, Tenn. 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.
Tuesday, Oct. 17
The Walker Retired Educators Association (WREA) meets Tuesday, Oct. 17 at 11 a.m. at the Rock Spring United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, located on Peavine Road. Pneumonia shots will be available prior to the meeting. Lunch available with reservations. Insurance information will highlight the program.
Saturday, Oct. 21
REUNION · The LaFayette High School class of 1967 will have their 50th class reunion on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017. If you were a classmate and have not received an invitation, please call Starr Jennings at 423- 242-8741 for more information. Sept. 30 is the deadline to make a reservation.