Don't forget to mark your calendar for these events today Friday, July 20
Jul 20, 2012
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The Fourth Annual Calhoun Rodeo at the Calhoun Fairgounds. Gates open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $12 for adults, $8 for children, and 5 and under are free. All proceeds go towards the Gordon County Fire Department's fundraiser Santa in Uniform. A program that allots money to children who will not see Christmas presents under the tree. Come out and support a good cause.
Concert in the park. The annual event hosted at the BB&T park in Calhoun begin.
The Gordon County Nutrition Site would like to invite seniors ages 60 and over to come to the senior center, located at 150 Cambridge Court Monday – Friday at 11:30 a.m. for a nutri-tious meal. The meal is free of charge. For more information, please contact Darlene Thigpen, Nutrition Site Manager at 706-629-0392.
Learn how the Cherokees used plants in their daily lives, including how plants were gath-ered for healing purposes. Many of the old ways of using plants for curing illnesses were passed on to the white settlers by the Cherokees. Many are still used today. The Cherokees believed that each tree, shrub, and herb, even down to the grasses and mosses were all put here to heal different diseases. Admission: adults-$5, senior citizens-$3 and students- $2. Regular museum hours, Wed. - Sat. 10 to 5, Museum members are free. Call 706 291-9494 or visit www.chieftainsmuseum.org.
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