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Events happening Memorial Day Weekend In Georgia’s Rome

Posted May 27, 2021 by Kristi Kent in Events, News

Georgia’s Rome is offering many events to commemorate and honor our soldiers this Memorial Day weekend; we’ve also gathered other happenings for while you are in town for the extended weekend.

Ally Lynn Live at Newby Tasting Room
Friday, May 28, 2021
Newby Farm + Vineyard Tasting Room
We are thrilled to pair Ally Lynn’s soulful artistry with our locally curated wine in the tasting room this Friday!!
In addition to our charcuterie boards we now offer dessert trays that are specifically crafted to pair with our wines!




Vintage Warbirds at Museum of Flight
Saturday, May 29, 2021
Richard B. Russell Regional Airport

Join us for one fantastic day of planes, helicopters, food & craft vendors, music, kids zone and more! Top it off with an Airplane or Helicopter Ride being offered all day! See real Vintage Warbirds (retired military aircraft) from WW2, Vietnam and more on display – and in the air! Purchase tickets online



unknown soldier displayMilitary Displays & Memorial Day Ceremony
May 29-31, 2021
Coosa Valley Fairgrounds

Col (R) David S. Hubner, United States Army
Presented by the Exchange Club or Rome

View multiple military displays including military collectibles, Constitution of United States Display and Cherokee Artillery. View the 39th Georgia Company D Reenactment Soldiers and pay tribute with a Memorial Day Ceremony.


E.C.O. Center Saturdays
Saturday, May 29, 2021
Rome/Floyd E.C.O. Center

Discover native animal and plant species. View live animals and explore the local wetland area. Learn about the local ecology and the importance of protecting area rivers and natural resources. Entry and parking are free!




rome area history center

Rome Area History Center
Open Tue-Sat, 10 am – 5 pm

This Memorial Weekend, take time to learn about local military personnel who have served our country. The history center has several military displays from the Spanish-American war to current conflicts. Find out how the war changed Rome and how Rome effected the war. Admission is free





An Evening of Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue with Juan Carlos Escudero
Saturday, May 29, 2021
Rome City Auditorium

World renowned Ecuadorian pianist, Juan Carlos Escudero, joins the Rome Symphony Orchestra to perform Gershwin’s beloved masterpiece “Rhapsody in Blue”. Other Gershwin works to be performed include “Strike up the Band”, “Funny Face” and “Lady be Good.” The Rome Symphony Youth Orchestra will partner with RSO musicians for “Strike up the Band”. Join us for this live concert in the Rome City Auditorium!



Rome Braves vs Greenville Drive
Saturday, May 29, 2021
State Mutual Stadium

Catch a game to see tomorrow’s stars today! The Rome Braves is a class A affiliate of the Atlanta Braves.
Ticket prices range from $6 – $12 with a $2 upcharge day of game.




Monday, May 31, 2021
Northside Swim Center Opens for the Season

Kick off the summer with a day at the pool. Slide into fun on the wirly, twirly slide! Opening this season with limited capacity; concession stand (no coolers).





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Our Georgia's Rome tourism team works hard to curate content to help you discover and explore our beautiful town! We want to ensure our content is up-to-date and accurate; so please let us know if we ever overlook an important detail! This post was originally written by Kristi Kent and is updated by staff.

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