November Calendar of Events

Football In Paulding

August 16 and every Friday through November 8; 7:30pm

See Our Town’s annual football issue for full calendar. Or visit:
East Paulding Raiders –
Hiram Hornets –
North Paulding Wolfpack –
Paulding County Patriots –
South Paulding Spartans –

Paulding Gymnastics UPCOMING Events!

- Parents Night Out - Nov. 1 and Dec. 13; Friday 7pm - 11pm; $25 per child
- Toddler Time - every Friday from 10am - 12pm; $5 per hour

106 Greystone Power Blvd., Dallas. Questions or to Register/ 770-445-5525

Secret Santa Needed for Paulding’s Foster Children

Email PDFCS at to learn how you can create excitement in a child’s life this Christmas!

Due West UMC’s Holiday Market – Bake Sale – Silent Auction

November 2; Saturday 9am - 2pm

Over 45 vendors with handcrafted items – jewelry, pottery, monogramming and more. Proceeds benefit Due West UMC Preschool. Market: 3965 Due West Road, Marietta. Questions? 770-590-0982 or Facebook: DueWestUMCPreschool

30th Anniversary of Christmas Open House – Christmas is our Business

November 3, 10, 17 and 24; Sunday 12pm - 6pm
December 1 and 8; Sunday 12pm - 6pm

12+ Beautifully decorated trees, garlands, wreaths, etc., FREE Admission. 149 Mary Wallace Way, Dallas. Rosewood Park Subdivision.

Empowering Women GiveMas Event

November 8; Friday 7pm at The Pizza Shack in Cedarcrest

Collection event of food for school, weekend back pack program. Food can be dropped at the Paulding Chamber until November 20. Questions? 770-445-6016

Be Free Fitness 5K benefitting Shepherd’s Rest Ministries

November 9; Saturday 7am - 11am

Questions or to register call 678-247-5498; email

Georgia Chapter of the Trail of Tears Association (TOTA) Meeting

November 9; Saturday 10:30am at the Pickens County Library

Keynote speaker: Dr. Barbara Kawulich. Meetings are free and open to the public.

Acworth Craft Beer Festival

November 9; Saturday 1pm - 5pm Historic Downtown Acworth

Enjoy over 100 craft beers, wine, live music, great food, and TONS of fun! This event is for people 21 and older, no kids or pets will be allowed. For all additional details, visit:

Love Life & Shop presented by Paulding Pregnancy Services

November 16; Saturday 10am - 4pm at Fortified Hills Baptist Church

Arts, crafts, and retail festival. Visit with Santa; Shop with many vendors and check off some items on your Christmas list. Questions? 770-222-6911

Casino Night – All in for Paulding Kids – Paulding Senior/Community Center

November 16; Saturday doors open at 6pm

Cocktail attire required, and must have ticket. Presented by Family Alliance of Paulding, Inc., Kindsworks United and Paulding CASA. For info visit

Outdoor Rotisserie Cooking Class at Pickett’s Mill Battlefield

November 16; Saturday 10am - 2pm

Preregistration Required. $20/person. Equipment and ingredients provided; participants may bring spices of their choice, and will be invited to assist with meal preparation at the Pioneer Thanksgiving Event on November 23. 770-443-7850

A Pioneer Thanksgiving at Pickett’s Mill Battlefield

November 23; Saturday 10am - 2pm

A living history specialist will perform cooking demonstrations and then portray a 1853 Pioneer Thanksgiving at the cabin. $3-$6. 770-443-7850

WAREHOUSE OF HOPE: Food Bank CLOSED – 770-489-0509

November 22 - December 1; Reopens December 2 at 11:30am

“Lights of LIFE” at Life University in Marietta

November 28 - Thanksgiving Day through December 31 - New Year's Eve

Petting zoo, train and pony rides, concessions. Rates and Questions?

Dyslexia Workshop at St. Clare of Assisi

December 3; Tuesday 7pm - 8:30pm

Do you know someone who struggles with reading, spelling, and writing? Learn what dyslexia is and what it isn’t. Event is FREE. 6301 Cedarcrest Road, Acworth. Register:

14th Annual Hiram Christmas Tree Lighting

December 6; Friday 6pm - 9pm in Olde Town Hiram

Free, family event; Petting Zoo; Horse & Carriage Rides; Pictures with Santa. Free shuttle from Hiram Elementary, Ground Lutheran Church and Silver Comet parking lots. Questions? 770-445-6016

5th Annual Journey to Bethlehem Live Nativity & Craft Marketplace

December 6-7; Friday and Saturday 6pm - 9pm, Rain or shine

Walk through Bethlehem while the Nativity Story unfolds before your eyes! Holiday marketplace and Cafe offering gifts and dinner for purchase. St. Vincent De Paul – 680 West Memorial Drive, Dallas

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – “Feed the Hungry”

August 31; Saturday

Keystone Baptist Church needs 500 volunteers for one hour each to pack 50,000 meals in four hours. Volunteer or make a donation.
Keystone Baptist Church – 3303 Dallas Highway NW Acworth. Register/Donate/Questions?

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate)

Paulding is seeking volunteers to advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children in Juvenile Court. For more information how you can help a child in foster care find a safe, permanent home please call 770-505-0065 or email Visit to learn more.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – Keep Paulding Beautiful

You can help Keep Paulding Beautiful create a clean and healthy environment in which to live, work, and play. To volunteer call 770-443-0119.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – Helping Hands of Paulding

Pantry Volunteer, Case Managers, Store Pick-Up, Back-Up Truck Driver, Clothing Center Volunteer, Fundraiser Volunteer and Grant Writer. Questions? 770-443-1230

ONGOING MONTHLY EVENTS – Confirm dates/times with coordinator:

Book Writers Critique Group

Every Tuesday 1:00pm - 2:30pm at Starbucks - Crossroads

8655 Hiram Acworth Hwy. Dallas, Georgia.
Questions? or 678-414-6146 (leave a message)

Dallas Rotary Club at Audrey’s Cafe

Every Thursday; 7:30am networking, 8am meeting

Contact Madge Lovingood 770-439-7991 with any questions.

Grief Share Support Group at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church

Classes offered every few weeks. Contact them for dates and time. 678-435-5951

Manna Food Ministry – Feed the Hungry

Offering affordable, pre-packaged, high-quality nutritious food boxes. Questions? 678-310-9660. Major credit cards accepted. 460 S. Johnson St. Dallas, 30132.

Paulding County Beekeepers Club

2nd Thursday of the month; 7pm at Dallas Primitive Baptist Church

222 Legion Rd., Dallas or follow on Facebook at Paulding County Beekeepers! Questions? Call Sue McCleary at 678-310-7305.

Paulding County Singles Ages 50 and OVer

2nd Tuesday of the month; 6pm at Los Arcos Mexican Restaurant, Hiram

Paulding Singles 50 and Over on Facebook or call Phyllis Coble at 678-247-6499.

Paulding County Writers’ Guild Meeting

Call 770-943-0571 or check for meeting info.

Paulding Literacy Council Programs

Learn more by calling 770-974-5531.
– Become an adult reading tutor – tutors needed; training provided.
– Learn and improve your reading skills – tutoring sessions for Paulding residents.
– English classes on Mondays and Wednesdays. To register call 770-443-1660.
– Class instruction for GED. To register call 770-443-1660.

Paulding Parks & Recreation Program Registration

Now offers registration at all park offices and online at
Check online for list of their programs and registration periods.

Paulding Photography Club – Downtown Dallas

2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month; 7pm

Meetings are at 122 Main Street, Dallas. Monthly competitions, field trips, etc. For more information visit:

Paulding County School’s Fine Arts Day

April 13; Saturday ALL DAY at Paulding County High School

Artwork on display and performances from each High School and a professional Art Auction raising money for scholarships as well as food trucks and vendors! Questions? 770-443-8000