COMMUNITY · The Marsh House will resume regular tour hours starting the month of March: Thursday 1-3 p.m., Saturday 1-3 p.m., and Sunday 1-3 p.m. Group tours are available with arrangements; call 706-638-5187. If there is no answer, please leave a message with name and number and someone will contact you for the arrangements. The March exhibit, The History of Lighting, presented by Doug Carson, exhibits lights of different eras.
COMMUNITY · Homeschooled children are invited to come to the LaFayette-Walker County Public Library on Wednesday, March 7, at 1 p.m. to read books, learn and converse with other students their age.
Thursday, March 8
COMMUNITY · LaFayette Historic Preservation Commission will host a town hall meeting on the proposed historic business district in downtown LaFayette on Thursday, March 8, at 8 a.m. at the Bank of LaFayette Community Room. Based on feedback at the January town hall meeting, the HPC would like to proceed with presenting the historic district designation proposal to the city council in April, but to table the proposed design guidelines until a later date. Before the meeting, volunteers will distribute information on tax incentives, alternative building codes for designated historic buildings or buildings that are contributing within a designated historic district, and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, or ADA, to business and building owners in the proposed district. For more information, call 706-639-1519.
COMMUNITY · The Friends of the LaFayette-Walker County Public Library will have their monthly meeting at the library March 8 at 7 p.m.
COMMUNITY · The LaFayette-Walker County Public Library Teen Advisory Board will meet at 6 p.m. on March 8. All teenagers interested in the community, the library or volunteering are encouraged to join.
Friday, March 9
CHURCH · Harmony Baptist Church will hold a youth rally March 9, at 7 p.m. at the LaFayette Recreation Center. Speakers will be Lloyd Gilreath, Rocky Hamilton and Ryan Watkins. Entertainment provided by Noble Praise Band and many more. We welcome everyone to come out and enjoy this event.
ENTERTAINMENT · Little Women will be performed live on stage at The Colonnade in Ringgold. Performances are March 9, 10, 16 and 17 at 7:30 p.m., and March 10 and 17 at 1 p.m. Tickets are $15 adult admission, $12 seniors (age 55 and older), $12 students, and $11 for groups of 15 or more. Call 706-935-9000, ext. 103, for more information or visit the website www.colonnadecenter.org.
ENTERTAINMENT · The Southern gospel trio Voices Won will appear for Sacred Sounds Friday, March 9, at 7:30 p.m. at the Ringgold Depot, corner of Depot Street and U.S. 41 in Ringgold, for the Share America Foundation. Also appearing will be the legendary singer Calvin Newton. Randall Franks from TV’s “In the Heat of the Night” will emcee. The event is a fundraiser for the Pearl and Floyd Franks Scholarship Fund helping musicians achieve higher education. Donations for tickets are adults: $5, Children 5 and under free with adult. Tickets may be purchased locally in advance during business hours at SonShine Christian Books (706)-861-7675) in Fort Oglethorpe. For more information, write Share America Foundation, Inc. P.O. Box 42 Tunnel Hill, Ga. 30755, or visit www.shareamericafoundation.org.
COMMUNITY · The Walker County Community theater presents “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” March 9 and 10 at 7:30 p.m. at the Walker County Civic Center. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for students and seniors 55 and older, and $7 each for groups of 10 or more.