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Upcoming Georgia’s Rome Holiday Events

Posted December 13, 2016 by Georgia's Rome in Uncategorized


15380621_738840606274096_213061878714942292_nA Christmas Carol – Sat, Dec. 17, 12 p.m.

Everyone’s favorite Charles Dickens story will come to life through a live radio theater production of “A Christmas Carol”. Whether you are out and about shopping, at home wrapping presents, or watching the live production, you can enjoy this holiday classic over the air or in person!

The show goes live on 95.7 FM THE RIDGE / 1410 AM WLAQ Talk Radio at 12 p.m. and will be performed in front of a live audience at Makervillage – and will benefit the new “Keys to Rome” public piano/art project to launch this spring. Doors open at 11 a.m. The show is presented by PERC. For the live audience performance, purchase advance tickets online.




Christmas Free Day at Chieftains Museum– Saturday, Dec. 17, 12-4 p.m.

We love it when a museum shares holiday cheer with a free day! Families and children of all ages will receive free admission to the museum, which includes a self-guided tour of the house decorated in Moravian style to commemorate the first missionaries to introduce Christmas to the Cherokees. In addition, parents and children will have a chance to create Christmas crafts to keep or share. Children will also be able to write a letter to Santa and mail it to the North Pole at the Chieftains Museum Magic Mailbox!

Handel’s Messiah – Saturday, Dec. 17, 4 p.m.

This masterpiece from Handel tells the Christmas story like no other and includes the famous overture “Hallalujah!” chorus. Three Rivers Singers will present the classic, Handel’s Messiah at Garden Lakes Baptist Church. The concert is free. Details


Chocolate Showcase & Tasting with Nan Selman – Monday, Dec. 19, 4-7 p.m.

What better way to celebrate the holidays than with delightful treats! We are looking forward to the Chocolate Showcase & Tasting with Nan Selman at The Last Stop Gift Shop (located inside the Visitor’s Center). All chocolate is homemade in a wide variety of flavors including chocolate covered cherries, caramels, coconut dreams, peanut butter delights, muddy chocolate, snickers, nutty bark, mint delights and yum yums. White, milk and dark chocolate. Sample and pick your favorites to take home for holiday treats and gifts. Yum!! Need more info?

Come early, between 2-4 for for Leigh W. Callan’s Book Signing, “Here’s My Heart – A Legacy of Love and War”.

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The Georgia's Rome Office of Tourism is the official destination and sports marketing organization of Rome and Floyd County, Ga. Our mission is to strengthen the economic prosperity of the community through tourism development by attracting leisure travelers, conventions, meetings, sports and events.

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