August Calendar of Events

Dallas Farmers Market

Every Saturday; 8am-12pm, Downtown Dallas, Regions Bank Parking Lot

Paulding Gymnastics UPCOMING Events!

REGISTER NOW for Fall Classes! Class begins - August 6

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

VENDORS NEEDED for Paulding Fine Arts 2018 Fall Fest

Saturday, October 13 10am-4pm on Main Street Dallas

Visit for application and information. Festival is Saturday, October 13 from 10am-4pm on Main Street Dallas.

Paulding Chamber – Georgia Power Luncheon – Paulding Senior Center

July 3; Tuesday 5pm-10pm

($20/mem. $25/ non-mem prepaid; $5 more at door.) To register visit or call 770-445-8065.

FREE Outdoor Movie presented by Paulding County Parks and Recreation

August 4; Saturday 7:30pm Veterans Memorial Park/Watson Govt Complex

“COCO” – Bring lawn chairs and blankets out to enjoy a family-friendly movie on the BIG SCREEN! Alcohol prohibited. Questions? 770-445-8065

FREE Summer Concert presented by Paulding County Parks and Recreation

August 11; Saturday 8pm Veterans Memorial Park/Watson Govt Complex

Come out for a surprise performance for the whole family. Pack a picnic basket, a blanket and enjoy the music! Alcohol prohibited. Questions? 770-445-8065

Ragsdale Heating-Air-Plumbing Sporting Clay Shoot

August 11; Saturday 8:30am - Registration 10am Shotgun Start

Sponsorships available. $800 for a team of 4 or $225 individual (includes ammo, cart, breakfast and lunch). Garland Mountain Sporting Clay, 2618 Garland Mtn Trail, Waleska, GA. Questions? or 770-445-8065.

Football in Paulding

August 17 and every Friday through November 2; 7:30pm

See Out Town’s annual football issue next month for full calendar. Until then, visit:

East Paulding Raiders –

Hiram Hornets –

North Paulding Wolfpack –

Paulding County Patriots –

South Paulding Spartans –

Dallas Food Truck Friday and LIVE Concert with Fleetwood Max

August 17; Saturday 5pm-10pm

Tickets $25/$30/$35

20th Anniversary Gala for Shepherd’s Rest Ministries

August 17; Saturday at Rose Hall Event Center

You’re invited to be a part of the “Evening Under the Stars” event through your sponsorship, donation or purchase of tickets. All proceeds go directly to Shepherd’s Rest to help the victims of domestic violence in Paulding. Questions? 770-443-5213

Mother’s Finest in Concert at the Mill Amphitheater – Villa Rica

August 18; Saturday; 8:00pm

Don’t miss this night of great music, food, and fun! Admission is FREE!!!!!

Snake Program presented by Paulding County UGA Extension Office

August 23; Thursday 10am

Master Gardener Extension Volunteers will present this FREE program. Space is limited. Call 770-443-7616 or visit to register.

Georgia Classic Rides “Block Parties”* Watson Government Complex

August 25th; 4th Saturday of the month; 4pm-9pm

Beautiful cars and family fun!

Pioneer Days Festival at Sam Smith Park in Cartersville

August 31 - September 3; Friday to Monday - Labor Day Weekend

Arts, crafts, rides, and games. Fireworks on Monday. Daily unlimited rides $20. For hour and admission visit

Open House – Kennesaw Square Dealers

September 6; Thursday 7pm-9pm at Ben Robertson Center (BRC)

Learn to Square Dance… it’s easy, fun and great exercise! Couples/Singles welcome. Classes each Thursday evening. BRC located at 2753 Watts Drive, Kennesaw GA. Information or to Register visit or call 678-757-LTSD.

Paulding Chamber – Georgia Power Luncheon – Paulding Senior Center

September 6; Thursday 11am - 1pm

($20/mem. $25/non-mem prepaid; $5 more at door.) To register visit or call 770-445-6016.

Paulding Meadows Arts and Crafts Festival – Earl Duncan Park – Dallas

September 8 and 9; Saturday 9am-6pm and Sunday 9am-5pm

Arts & Crafts, Food, Entertainment, and More! Advance Tickets available at the Paulding County Extension Office for $2/person. Tickets at the gate are $3/person.

3rd Annual Wheel Believers Car, Truck, & More Show at Smyrna UMC

September 8; Saturday Registration 9:30am-12pm/Judging 12pm-2pm/Awards 3pm

Cars, vintage campers, trucks, motorcycles, and tractors welcome. Entry fee is $20. Live music and food vendors. Smyrna UMC, 9199 Buchanan Hwy, Dallas. Questions? Steve Weaver – 770-265-7289.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate)

Paulding CASA volunteers advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children in juvenile court. They protect a child’s right to be safe, treated with dignity and respect, and to learn and grow in the safe embrace of a loving family. To volunteer call Rachel Lundy at 770-505-0065 or email

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.

ONGOING MONTHLY EVENTS – Confirm dates/times with coordinator:

Dallas Georgia Writers Guild

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

8655 Hiram Acworth Hwy., Dallas

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: