The Art of the Quilter: West Georgia Quilters Guild

November 5, 2020 @ 8:00 am December 13, 2020 @ 5:00 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

Trick-or-Treat ‘Mask’uerade Downtown

October 31, 2020 @ 9:00 am 11:00 am

Bring your little ghosts and goblins to Adamson Square, October 31, for an altogether spooktacular day! From 9-11 am, kids will “mask”uerade along a one-way, socially-distanced path collecting their candy and goodies. Merchants will be stationed outside and will place wrapped candy in trick-or-treaters’ bags. Roving judges will recognize outstanding costumes. All participants are encouraged to wear face masks. Afterward, grab lunch at one of our downtown eateries and enjoy other events happening at businesses around the Square.
Free

Adamson Square

Carrollton, GA

Trick-or-Treat ‘Mask’uerade Downtown

Bring your trick-or-treaters, ages 12 and younger, to Adamson Square on October 31, for an altogether spooktacular day. From 9-11 am, kids will “mask”uerade along a one-way, socially-distanced path through each quad, collecting their candy and goodies. Merchants will be stationed outside and will place wrapped candy in trick-or-treaters’ bags. Roving judges will recognize outstanding costumes. All participants are encouraged to wear face masks.

Enjoy other events happening at businesses around the Square this month. Check our Facebook page for details.

Studio Practice: UWG Faculty Art Exhibition

September 10, 2020 @ 8:00 am October 22, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

This exhibit celebrates the creations of the faculty at the University of West Georgia and features a diverse selection of work including painting, ceramics, drawing, photography, sculpture, video, installation, printmaking and book arts. Opening Reception: September 17, 5 – 7pm.

Carrollton Center for the Arts

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

Carroll County Art Educators Exhibition

August 31, 2020 @ 8:00 am September 27, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

A special exhibition of artwork from Carroll County and Carrollton city art instructors. Stop by and join the center as it recognizes the work and accomplishments of our local educators.Opening Reception: September 17, 5 – 7pm.

Carrollton Center for the Arts

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

Douglas County Art Guild

July 20, 2020 @ 8:00 am August 23, 2020 @ 5:00 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.