Berry Farmer's MarketSaturday, September 15 7 a.m. - 1 p.m at Berry College
Behind the Krannert Center adjacent to the Cage Center (turn left before the gatehouse or just follow the signs).
For the kids: inflatable, cotton candy, face painting, a petting zoo, funnel cakes and photographs with a Berry jersey calf by Agri-Educations
Featuring the Berry Student Enterprises:
· The fresh taste of the vegetables and herbs by Season’s Harvest and Martha’s Herbs
· Berry’s own Angus beef select cuts by Berry Farms Angus Beef
· Various hard and soft cheese produced from the milk of Berry’s jersey herd by the Berry Farms Jersey Milk
· Adirondack chairs built by Viking Furniture
· Handcrafted items by Viking Creations
· Gifts from Oak Hill Gift Shop
Vendors from the Rome community will also offer home-canned vegetables, jams and jellies, fresh-cut flowers, bath and beauty products, woodworking items, and home baked breads and pastries.
Berry Angus burgers will be served for $5 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for lunch.
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Storytime at the Rome Floyd LibraryThis is a favorite among families with young children! It is the best FREE 30 minutes in town. Storytime includes puppet shows, music, and of course, books! Storytime meets every Tuesday at 10 or 11 a.m. in the children's theater beginning October 9.
Book Signing and Meet the Author Day
Books are $20 and are first come, first serve.
This event will take place from 10 - 11 a.m. in the Living Room of the Alumni Center of Berry College. The Alumni Center is downstairs from the Kindermusik room on the 1st floor of the Ford Complex.
Berry Fine Arts: Concerts and More
There is a concert, play or art show happening every week during the academic year on the Berry College campus. Plan a date with your spouse, friend, or bring an older child and enjoy the arts at Berry. Click here for the performance calendar
Spivey Hall Educational Programs by Clayton State University
This programming is not in Rome, but worth the drive. These musical programs are just right for home school families, or if you have a day off from school. The Young People's concerts include world class performances for $2 per person. You do have to register in advance, so don't make plans to go unless you have reserved your space. You can get more information here The concert schedule runs from October - May.