COMMUNITY · Northwest Georgia Bank Navigators will host Dogs for Dogs on Sept. 2 at the NWGB Battlefield Financial Centre to raise money and awareness for Catoosa Citizens for Animal Care. For a $5 donation to CCAC, enjoy a grilled hotdog, chips, a Coca-Cola soft drink, and dessert. CCAC will have a few pets there available for adoption.
COMMUNITY · Gordon Lake Wesleyan Church is holding a yard sale Friday and Saturday, Sept. 2 and 3. It will begin at 7:30 each morning. The church is located on Ga. 136 a little over a mile west of Wal-Mart in LaFayette. For more information, leave a message at 706-638-6517.
COMMUNITY · National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors Inc. will hold the Mid-South Regional Meeting at the Chattanooga Convention Center Friday, Sept. 2 and Saturday, Sept. 3. The group will evaluate antique watches or clocks Saturday, Sept. 3 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For more information, visit nawcc.org.
COMMUNITY · The 6th Cavalry Museum second annual Remembering Our Heroes is Sept. 3 beginning at 10 a.m. with a parade. Admission is $10 per adult and includes three tickets to taste the offerings of the cook-off. Admission is discounted for children, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, senior citizens, and military veterans.
COMMUNITY · The Celts are coming to Ringgold on Labor Day weekend as part of the Appalachian Celtic Festival and Highland Games. The Appalachian Celtic Festival and Highland Games are being sponsored by the Appalachian Celtic Connection and will be held on Labor Day weekend, September 3 and 4, at 288 Emberson Drive in Ringgold Georgia. The festival runs from 10 am to 6 pm on Saturday, and from 10 am to 4 pm on Sunday. The festival will include traditional Celtic and Appalachian music, arts, crafts, and demonstrations, as well as the Scottish Highland Athletic Games. There will be a traditional Ceilidh (pronounced ‘key-lee’), which is a party or gathering, that will be held Saturday night at the Ringgold Depot. Admission to the Ceilidh is $8 for adults and $5 for children age 6 - 12 (including a dessert) and under age 6 free. Admission for the festival is $5 for adults age 13 and up and $3 for children age 6 to 12. Children under age 6 enter free.
BUSINESS · Sew Bee It is holding a grand re-opening event from Sept. 3 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The store is located at 6103 Alabama Hwy in Ringgold and suffered tornado damage. Door prizes will be given throughout the day.
COMMUNITY · A multi-family yard sale will be held Labor Day weekend at 104 Hendrix Street in LaFayette, behind Regions Bank. Items include furniture, Harley-Davidson supplies, hunting supplies, tools, clothes and new items. The sale will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, and Monday, Sept. 5, and will also run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4.
FAMILY · A Mitchell and Evans reunion will be held at the old Mitchell home place on 100 Rock Creek Road in Lookout Mountain Sept. 3. There will be a potluck lunch. All relatives and friends of Roscoe and Elsie Evans Mitchell are invited.
COMMUNITY · Cedar Grove Community Club will hold a multi member yard sale Saturday, Sept. 3 beginning at 7:30 a.m. The yard sale will be held at Pigeon Mountain Store. Proceeds from the yard sale will go toward revitalizing the Community Center, the softball field and installing a walking track. General meetings are held the second Sunday of every month at 6 p.m. beginning with a potluck supper. Look for the group on Facebook.
COMMUNITY · The annual Labor Day Car and Motorcycle Show to benefit the Walker County Stocking Full of Love begins on Sunday, Sept. 4. Events include “Santa’s Poker Run” motorcycle ride on Sunday, beginning at the Walker County Civic Center off Highway 27 in Rock Spring. Sunday evening, a 50s and 60s Sock Hop dance begins at 7 p.m. at the Walker County Civic Center. The car and motorcycle show will be on Monday at the Walker County Civic Center. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and goes until 11:30 a.m.
COMMUNITY · Fort Oglethorpe’s original outdoor family festival, Labor Day at The Post, will be held Monday, Sept. 5, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the polo field on Barnhardt Circle. The festivities kick off with the parade at 11 a.m. This year’s theme is “America the Beautiful,” which encourages parade entrants to use red, white and blue as their color theme. The parade will line up at the Kmart parking lot at 10 a.m. Following the parade, the polo field on Barnhardt Circle will have a wide variety of vendor booths, games and activities for the children. The Kids’ Play Zone, where a $10 wristband allows unlimited fun in the bounce house, slides and other inflatable attractions, includes unlimited visits to Noah’s Little Ark Petting Zoo and pony rides. Chattanooga Allergy Clinic is sponsoring the bounce house and will be on hand to pass out toys for the children and allergy health information for the parents. Concessions will be handled by VFW Post 3679 and Hungry Hollow for BBQ, Old Mill Kettle Corn and Repici Ice. Entertainment for this year will be Chattanooga Valley Baptist Orchestra at 12:30 p.m., Christian country artist Chris McDaniel at 1:30 p.m., R&B and oldies favorite Dexter Thomas Band at 2:30 p.m., and Robby Hopkins Country Band at 3:45 p.m. Arts, crafts, information and children’s activities vendors are needed for the event. Spaces are $25 each with set-up Sunday, Sept. 4 from 2-6 pm. Vendor and parade applications and information about the entertainment are available by contacting the 6th Cavalry Museum at 706-861-2860.
COMMUNITY · Cedar Grove Community Club is holding Donkey Bathing Day at Gentle Hands Ranch, 103 S. Cedar Lane in the Cove, on Monday, Sept. 5 from 10 a.m. to noon. Games and snacks will be provided. Call 706-539-2040 or visit the club on Facebook.
CHURCH · Free Movie Night at Cedar Hill Baptist Church will be Sunday, Sept. 4 at 6 p.m. It will feature “The Grace Card.” Refreshments and childcare will be provided. The church is at 60 Dyer Bridge Place. For more information visit www.cedarhillbaptist.com, email email@example.com, or call 706-858-0976.