The Art of the Quilter: West Georgia Quilters Guild

November 5, 2020 @ 3:00 am December 13, 2020 @ 12:00 pm

WGQG’s annual show of quilt projects, including bed quilts, wall hangings and home decor. Styles range from traditional Civil War and ’30s prints and patterns to modern abstract quilted art. The WGQG promotes the art and tradition of quilting through personal exchange, educational programs and community service. To learn more, visit www.westgaquiltguild.com. Opening Reception: November 5, 5 – 7pm

West GA Quilter’s Guild

http://www.westgaquiltguild.com/

Carrollton Center for the Arts

251 Alabama St.
Carrollton, GA 30117
(770) 838-1083

Douglas County Art Guild

July 20, 2020 @ 4:00 am August 23, 2020 @ 1:00 pm

As part of our Guild Swap program, the Center for the Arts’ Galleria will host an exhibition featuring artwork produced by members of the Douglas County Art Guild. .There will be an opening reception, July 23, 5 – 7pm

Carrollton Center for the Arts

251 Alabama St.
Carrollton, GA 30117
(770) 838-1083

Free COVID-19 Testing in Carroll

Beginning June 8, 2020, free coronavirus testing will be available in our community due to the efforts of several local organizations and individuals. Appointments are not required and you do not have to be exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms to be tested. Walk-ups are welcome. Testing sites, dates and times are below:

MONDAY, JUNE 8, 2020
MOORE’S CHAPEL UNITED METHODIST
REVEREND EDWARD LANDRUM
120 N. PARK STREET
CARROLLTON, GA 30117

TUESDAY, JUNE 9, 2020
OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP CATHOLIC CHURCH
MSGR. JAMIE VARON/GYLA GONZALEZ
210 OLD CENTERPOINT ROAD
CARROLLTON, GA 30117

TUESDAY, JUNE 10, 2020
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF CARROLLTON
REVEREND DR. WOODROW JOHNSON
563 OLD BREMEN ROAD
CARROLLTON, GA 0117

MONDAY, JUNE 15, 2020
MOUNT PROSPECT BAPTIST CHURCH
DR. BERNICE BROOKS/ PASTOR JAMES E. POTTS
133 THOMAS DORSEY DRIVE
VILLA RICA, GA 30180

TUESDAY, JUNE 16, 2020
PLEASANT GROVE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
PASTOR FREDERICK RICKS
85 EAST HIGHWAY 5
ROOPVILLE, GA 30170

WEDNESDAY, 17, 2020
CLEM COMMUNITY CENTER
PASTOR VINCENT DORTCH OF ANTIOCH BAPTIST CHURCH
2675 HIGHWAY 16
CARROLLTON, GA 30116

REGISTRATION IS RECOMMENDED/ TESTING 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
1-800-847-4262 OR VISIT: HTTPS://COVID19.DPH.GA.GOV/

Sponsored By:
Georgia Department of Public Health

Supported By:
Dr. Charlie Rouse
Dr. Laura Larson
Michelle Morgan, Carroll County Commission Chair
Carroll County Sheriff’s Office
Carroll County Emergency Management

Cheating Sameness: Candyland Art Collective

May 21, 2020 @ 4:00 am July 2, 2020 @ 1:00 pm

Candyland Art Collective is a visual art making team consisting of founding artists/members Jessica Burke and Valerie Hanks whose studios are in different states. Elements of contemporary play & power are investigated through humor, installation and elements of text. Jessica Burke is Associate Professor of Art and Coordinator of the Foundations Program at the University of North Carolina. Her work is infused with skills of observation, realism & contemplative subtle narratives and explores the effect of popular culture on identity. Valerie Hanks is a Foundation studies professor at SCAD whose practice is centered around Shrinky-Dinks {a sort of magical shrinkable plastic material) that is molded and formed into intriguing and colorful three-dimensional forms. Closing Reception: July 2, 5pm

Free

Carrollton Center for the Arts

251 Alabama St.
Carrollton, GA 30117
(770) 838-1083

Carroll Community Wind Ensemble

May 20, 2020 @ 3:30 pm 4:30 pm

The Carroll Community Wind Ensemble was founded in 2011 and is open to anyone living in West Georgia/East Alabama who played a symphonic band instrument in high school or college. The group has become a vital part of the musical life of Carroll County, performing fall and spring concerts at the Amp and their popular Christmas show at the Center for the Arts.

Free

The Amp at Adamson Square

118 Bradley St
Carrollton, GA United States

Mayfest – CANCELED

May 2, 2020 @ 9:30 am 4:30 pm

Nestled among the historic buildings on Adamson Square, Mayfest has become one of the largest arts and crafts festivals in the West Georgia area.

Featuring an array of handmade goods vendors exhibiting everything from paintings and pottery to baskets and bows, we promise there will be something for everyone. The delicious food vendors will tickle your tastebuds with southern specialties and festival treats. Kids (and those young at heart) will love the Children’s Village, which features rock climbing, inflatables, slides, games and prizes that are both family and budget-friendly.

Mayfest is open to vendors with products and crafts that are handmade. Solicitation is not permitted. Vendor applications are being accepted now until March 29.

JAM Session Quilt Exhibit

February 21, 2020 @ 8:00 am April 2, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

This special invitational exhibit, in cooperation with the Southeastern Quilt and Textile Museum, is a juried collection of works by the members of the GA/SC Region of Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA), a global organization of fiber artists. Click here for details on the Imagine 2020: Quilting Expo and other exhibits.

Free

Carrollton Center for the Arts

251 Alabama St.
Carrollton, GA 30117
(770) 838-1083

Christmas Holiday Party @ CHLC

December 14 @ 10:00 am 2:00 pm

Nowhere to go for the holidays? Come celebrate with us at the Lavender Center. We play games, eat great food, listen to Christmas music and give away some great door prizes. The party begins at 3 pm and ends at 7 pm. All ages are welcome.

Free

Catherine Hardy Lavender Recreation Center

425 Willie North Street
Carrollton, Georgia 30117 United States
(770) 834-0116

Downtown Fall Festival

October 26 @ 5:00 am 7:00 am


Carrollton Parks and Recreation and Carrollton Main Street welcome you to an altogether spooktacular event on Adamson Square, Oct. 26. Come dressed in your best costume and trick-or-treat around the square, play fun free games and jump and slide in the inflatables. Munch on $1 snacks (cash only) and participate in the costume contest held at the Amp. Sponsored by Scott Evans Nissan & Scott Evans Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep.
Free

Adamson Square

Carrollton, GA

Amp Movie Night: Hocus Pocus

October 25 @ 4:00 pm 6:00 pm

Grab the kiddos and enjoy dinner at one of our many downtown eateries. Then, head to the Amp for movie night featuring the funny Halloween classic, Hocus Pocus.
Free

The Amp at Adamson Square

118 Bradley St
Carrollton, GA United States