Things to do in Cartersville in May
Things to do in Cartersville in May
May is a great month to visit Cartersville and it's filled with different activities to keep you busy when the weather is nice. Whether you're looking for a fun activity with your friends or the family, or maybe want to learn something new, we created this blog to give you different things to do in Cartersville this month!
Chick-fil-a / Big Peach Running Co. Half-Marathon & 5k Duck Dash
Want to be a part of Cartersville's first-ever Half-Marathon?! PLEASE JOIN US for what will amount to one of the most amazing days in NW GA Road Racing history! While this may indeed be the inaugural running of a Half-Marathon in Cartersville, GA, Big Peach Running Co. knows a thing or two about running!...and Chick-Fil-A knows a thing or two about customer satisfaction!
This Half-Marathon/5K tandem promises to deliver a first-class running environment that you and your friends will want to be a part of. The Half-Marathon will be combined with the 17th running of the legendary “Duck Dash 5K,” with proceeds from BOTH races going to benefit Advocates for Children!
2022 Pond and Garden Tour “Art in the Garden”
2022 Pond and Garden Tour “Art in the Garden” Hosted by The Magnolia Garden Club—Cartersville. May 14th, Saturday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. Proceeds fund horticulture scholarships, grants, and Junior Garden Club projects at area schools, and many club philanthropies. The Magnolia Garden Club accepts donations as a non-profit organization.
R&B and classic hits with Larry Griffith!
Scavenger Hike Bingo
Get your scavenger hike bingo card at the Visitor Center and play bingo as you hike our trails. When you have bingo, come to the Visitor Center for a prize! Please dress for the weather and bring water. Pre-registration required.
Click this link for more info: https://cartersvillevisitorcenter.org/events/?imgoing-event=scavenger-hike-bingo-6267af4527576e64a78f569f
FREE GOLF FRIDAYS
Every Friday of the month of May
FREE GOLF FRIDAYS! Join us at Lake point on Fridays and enjoy a round of golf! We have our OUTDOOR 18-hole Mini Golf course as well as our INDOOR 9-hole Black Light course to choose from
Movies at the Museum
A cocky hot rod gets stranded in a desert town en route to a big race, and gets a long-overdue lesson in humility. With the help of the town's quirky car population, he learns that sometimes life is more about the voyage than the outcome of the race.
Downtown Gallery Opening
Guests are invited to attend an opening reception of Downtown Gallery’s Spring Exhibition. The exhibition will offer an exclusive look into the juried artwork of our Booth Photography and Art Guilds. Some of the regional artists plan to be in attendance to share their experience creating the pieces exhibited in the Downtown Gallery. You don’t want to miss this opportunity!
Americana Duo - a soulful, countrified duo who’s music nods not only to America’s rural pockets but to the world at large.
Total Lunar Eclipse at Tellus Science Museum
Make plans to stay up late with us at Tellus and experience a total lunar eclipse! The Museum and Observatory will open at 10 PM as we prepare for the eclipse to begin at 10:27 PM when the Moon begins entering the Earth’s shadow. The Moon will be fully eclipsed for 1 hour and 24 minutes, starting at 11:28 PM. Along with our 20″ telescope, small telescopes will be set up on the Tellus lawn for viewing.
May 16 and 23
For those of you that have not joined us for Game Night before at Big Door Vineyards-we do not play your normal Bingo! We keep it light and fun and family friendly. We will be playing fun music, have a little friendly competition, great food and of course our award winning wine!
Karaoke at Mellow Mushroom
May 16 and 26
Karaoke at Mellow Mushroom Every Thursday, 8 PM - 11 PM Upstairs at Mellow Mushroom 28 S. Wall Street, Cartersville, GA 30120 (470) 227-7049 | mellowmushroom.com
Sip and Paint Class At Big Door Vineyards
Join us for a wine glass painting class led by Mary Ann Henry of Cartersville Artist In You. $35 includes your wine glass and all of the supplies you need to paint your glass. Reservations are required and space is limited, contact the tasting room today to reserve your spot!
History Hike: Homestead Trail
May 20 and 21
Join Rangers on a hike to remnants of a 1800's homestead to learn about Red Top Mountain's history! This hike is a 3-mile roundtrip on moderate to strenuous terrain.
Gear Up Special Exhibit Opening Celebration at Tellus Science Museum
Our Madd Scientists are geared up to present a pedal-driven family friendly show. Come cheer them on as they cycle through some off-the-chain demonstrations. Who will win the Gold Pedal? You might be surprised with the final results.
SPRING CAR SHOW 2022 - Ridz by the River
Mark your calendars and save the date, the spring car show is coming up. This is an old fashion gathering of hot rods and classic cars.
An incredibly talented musician playing all of your favorite hits! Joe Breckenridge is one of the most requested musicians from Alabama - see him at Big Door Vineyards while you can!
Mark Miller’s music brings together powerful and soulful vocals, finger style guitar playing, degrees in classical and his deep southern roots.
Tellus Science Museum presents Lunch and Learn: Tennessee Yellow-Eyed Grass with Carlee Steppe
Carlee Steppe, a conservation botanist with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, will discuss how she and others work to save rare plant species throughout Georgia, including a plant that grows in the backyard of Tellus – the Tennessee Yellow-Eyed Grass. Learn what makes a species rare and how we can save them from going extinct.
Fourth Friday Funnies: May 2022
Our brand new Pumphouse Unlimited program brings you "Fourth Friday Funnies!" Grab your besties, your bros, or your honey and snag seats to our improv troupe's triumphant return to the Pumphouse stage.
90s Grunge at Sixes!
Jeremy Would Let Me Drown returns to Sixes for their tribute to 90s grunge giants Pearl Jam, Alice in Chains, and Soundgarden!
Yoga Class at Big Door Vineyards
Join us for an all levels Yoga Class led by Chandra Sosebee. $35 includes the class, a glass of wine, a charcuterie board and dessert. Space is limited and reservations are required. Contact the tasting room today to reserve your spot!