The Appalachian Celtic Festival and Highland Games are today, beginning at 9 a.m. at 288 Emberson Drive. Musical performances will conclude with a concert headlined by Highland Reign at the Ringgold Depot at 7:30 p.m.. Celtic athletic events and vendors are part of the event. Admission is $5 adults and $3 children age 6-12. Children under age 6 are free.
As a part of the regular Second Weekend of the month events, the Ringgold Depot, 155 Depot St., hosts the Raven Welch Band at the Sacred Sounds Friday program on Aug. 13 at 7:30 p.m. A $5 donation will go to the Share America Foundation.
Jason Michael Carroll will perform at Lake Winnepesaukah’s Jukebox Junction Stage on Sunday, July 25, at 3 and 8 p.m. The concert is free with park admission.
Don’t have plans for tonight? Kick it up at the Charles B. Davis Memorial PRCA Dodge Series Rodeo, 1242 Ooltewah-Ringgold Road.
Travis Henry, a black belt student at Jessie Thornton’s United Karate Studio in Ringgold, has recently earned a position on World Karate and Kickboxing Association Team USA. He will compete in the World Championships in Edinburgh, Scotland, in October. Team members must raise money to make the journey. Travis will benefit from anyone who eats at CiCi’s Pizza in Fort Oglethorpe on Tuesday from 4-11 p.m. You must mention that you are supporting Travis.
The Martha Denton Swimming Pool, 406 Cotter St., opens at noon Monday through Saturday and at 1 p.m. on Sundays.
Girls Night Out in Ringgold is sponsored by the Chattanooga Times Free Press this month. The paper will offer attendees a chance to register for a gift card. Eight downtown Ringgold businesses will be open late on Thursday for fun, food and shopping. Be sure that you don’t miss this one. For more information, call Cindie at UnikTings! at 706-937-5252 or Joy at United Gift Shop at 706-965-8148.
The annual Georgia on My Mind promotion day is scheduled for June 25 at the Georgia Visitor Information Center on Interstate 75. Hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Travel U.S. Highway 41 today and tomorrow to find some deals on the Dixie Highway Yard Sale, stretching 90 miles and running through Ringgold.
Today in downtown is the 1890’s Days Jamboree.