Visit these local events while traveling down the Dixie Highway Yardsale.


June 6th, 2014

Rally Volleyball – National Collegiate Sand Volleyball Association Men/Women doubles.

Volleyball begins at 9am. Free admission to spectators. Concessions will be available.  Will be held at At LakePoint Sporting Community in Emerson, GA.

Address:  130 Old Allatoona Rd SE, Emerson, GA United States

June 6th, 2014

First Friday Downtown

5pm to 8pm at Friendship Plaza in downtown Cartersville, GA.

Many downtown businesses will be open until 8 PM or later. You will know which businesses these are by the Flamingo outside their store! In an effort to get more people inside the many wonderful shops and restaurants, we’re also offering an incentive to spend money downtown on the First Friday. For every $10 someone spends downtown, he or she will be entered into a drawing to win a SUMMER gift basket, valued at $250. (You may pick up the Flamingo Punch Card at the  downtown depot or at any participating downtown business).

Music provided by the Tom and Chad Show (6 PM- 8 PM).  There will be several kids’ activities; including a coloring contest, a hula hoop contest, & sidewalk chalk fun!E. Street Tavern will be at Friendship Plaza serving their delicious food options and Coconuts Ice cream will also be there selling  frozen treats!

June 6th-7th, 2014

Euharlee Covered Bridge ‘Que

Eve of the ‘Que Concert – Friday 7:00-10:00pm. The Covered Bridge ‘Que Festival & Competition starts Saturday the 7th at 10:00 am-5:00pm.

KCBS Sanctioned Professional BBQ Competition. There will be festival food and vendors. FREE kids activities courtesy of Coosa Valley Credit Union. Live Music courtesy of Donny Hammonds and After Dark Studios Car Show & other fun activities!

Will be held at Frankie Harris Park, Euharlee, Georgia.  I-75 Exit 288, GA 113 south approximately 9 miles. Right onto Covered Bridge Road approximately 2 miles to park on left at Historic Covered Bridge.

June 7th, 2014

Used Book Sale

Gigantic, inexpensive used book sale sponsored by Friends of Cartersville/Bartow County Library (Main St. location). Garage doors open at 9 AM for Friends of Library members and those who wish to become members at that time. Sale opens to the public at 10 AM. From 1 PM-2 PM, the last hour of the sale, buy a $5 Friends book bag and fill Friends bag for only $5 more! Books, CDs, DVDs, VHS are available.

Modern Woodmen of America will be matching up to $2500 in sales! So come out and buy some wonderful books and help support the local library.

Phone: 770-382-4203

Will be held at Cartersville Public Library.    429 W Main Street, Cartersville GA.

June 7th, 2014

Bartow History Musuem Workshop

An Introduction to Calligraphy. Calligraphy instructor Joe F. Head for a one-day workshop on the ancient craft of calligraphy. The course is designed to introduce the beginner with lecture and scripting demonstrations.
Members $85, non-members $95, all materials included. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

Event will be held at the Bartow History Musuem. 4 East Church Street Cartersville, GA 30120.

Phone: 770-387-2774

June 7th, 2014

Rally Volleyball- ASICS World Series of Beach Volleyball 6′s Qualifier

The NCSVA is holding a National Qualifier for their Championship being held in Long Beach, CA. The winning teams will each receive $400 stipend to attend the Championship in Long Beach. This event is only open to currently enrolled (2014 spring, summer or fall semester) college students. Teams can be made up of students from different schools. Even high school grads who are enrolled in the fall may participate. 8 teams needed in men’s and women’s divisions to guarantee stipend or each division. Free to spectators. Food and beverage available for purchase.

9:00 am – 6:00 pm held at Lake Point Sand Courts at 130 Old Allatoona Rd SE, Emerson, GA United States.