- October 17 - November 11Junior Service League Poinsettia Sale
It’s that time again! The Junior Service League Poinsettia Sale has officially started! Plants start at $10 each for a 6” pot in a variety of colors and are purchased from Dixie Green Growers, the sole supplier of poinsettias for Walt Disney World and Sea World. To order, visit the JSL website at www.jslofrome.com. Deadline to place orders is November 11th! 50% of your purchase is tax deductible. Proceeds from this sale benefit JSL projects in Rome & Floyd County, including League 4 Learning and Chieftains Museum.
- November 8“Stories Through the Ages” Free Day
The museum will host a free event from 10:30am-4:30pm on Saturday, November 8th sponsored by the Floyd/Rome Retired Educators’ Association. “Stories Through the Ages” will focus on the rich heritage of story-telling in northwest Georgia, from Cherokee myths to modern folk tales. The program features story-tellers, children’s activities, and free tours of the museum.
- December 7Membership Brunch
More information TBA.
- December 13Santa’s Helpers Workshop
On Saturday, December 13th from 9:00am– 12:00pm, Chieftains will host the “Santa’s Helpers Workshop” at the museum. This event gives children an opportunity to craft ornaments and gifts for friends and loved ones at different stations throughout the museum. There will even be an opportunity to write and send a letter to Santa using our Magic Mailbox! Families are asked to pre-register for this event by December 8, 2014. Admission is $5 per child, with free entry for adults. For registration forms or more information, contact the museum at (706) 291-9494.
- January 16 - February 28Deadline for Art Contest Submissions
Artwork will be accepted at the museum from January 16—February 28, 2015. Winners will be announced April 2015.