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5 Events Perfect for Weekend Escapes in Rome

Posted June 10, 2019 by Georgia's Rome in Things to Do

Northwest Georgia Balloon & Aviation Festival – June 28 & 29: See hot air balloons up close and even ride in one!


30th Running Water Powwow Cherokee Homecoming And Ripe Corn Fest – Aug. 31: Discover Rome’s heart in its Native American history with dancing, music, games and much more!

Rome Shakespeare Festival – Sept. 12 – 29: Two weeks of everything Shakespeare in Rome, with several featured shows (including free performances!) at various venues including two live production outdoors right along Rome’s beautiful rivers!

Going Caching Geocaching Mega Event – Oct. 2 – 6: Love to geocache? Never done it before? Meet scavenger hunt fanatics from around the world as they culminate with one of the biggest geocaching events of the year!

Fiddlin’ Fest Between the Rivers – Oct. 12: Enjoy a toe-tappin time with a day full of bluegrass fun in Downtown Rome! Enjoy folk artists, vendors and live performances at this free event.

Rome International Film Festival – Nov. 7 – 10: The Rome International Film Festival features films from shorts to features and documentaries from around the world, including some of the most spectacular to grace the silver screen! You can even meet and mingle with some stars! This is a festival you won’t want to miss!

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