There are free art classes every Thursday from 6:30-8 p.m. at Slygo Valley United Methodist Church. Call Linda Blankinship at 657-5430 for a list of supplies.
The 2010 Governor's Tourism Conference runs Monday through Wendesday in Athens, Ga. Year after year, the conference is recognized as a must- attend event for the tourism Industry.
Sorry, the August meeting of the Lookout Mountain Parkway Association was canceled. The next meeting on Sept. 15 will be at Hidden Hollow, 463 Hidden Hollow Lane in Chickamauga.
I guess it's better late than never, but I'm betting you already know about The World's Longest Yard Sale, which still has two days left — today and Sunday. If you want to sell, there is vendor space on the Georgia portion. Go to www.lookoutmointainparkway.org, where you’ll also find a map. Have fun.
The Southeast Tourism Society Marketing College will have a five-day intensive study of travel, tourism, festivals and events from July 25-30 in Dahlonega, Ga. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
“Sharing Your Story,” a workshop about telling stories, is set for Tuesday at the Dade County Public Library from 6-7:30 p.m.
The four days of July 4th with fireworks and movies brought new records at the Wilderness Drive-In Theater. About 10,000 people showed up over the holiday.
There will be an Open Office Day in Dade County on Wednesday from 9-11 am at the Dade County Administrative Building, 71 Case Ave. in Trenton.
It is always important to read this first because I like to give you something to get you started Saturday morning. The Dade County Republican Party Political Forum is set for today with a 9 a.m. breakfast and candidates in the Dade County Commission room at 10 a.m. in the county courthouse at 12371 S. Main St. All candidates welcome and the event is open to the public. Friends of the Park at Cloudland meets every fourth Thursday at 7 p.m. in the park’s Interpretive Building.
The Bethlehem Church Cemetery Group met the first Sunday in June. Gary Moore is chairman of the group and led the cemetery portion. Donna Street showed pictures of many of those buried there. Families included Brown, Cole, Cureton, Dabbs/Doyle/Morrison, Patterson/Moore and Street.