- June 1 - July 31The Butterfly Challenge
The Butterfly Challenge requires that you visit the campus and snap a photo of yourself with a butterfly in one of our gardens as well as a detailed photo of the butterfly you found. Then, post both photos to the Chieftains Museum Facebook page. With each new butterfly you identify and post, your name will be entered into a drawing for one of three prizes! Don’t forget that we have butterfly identification guides for sale in our gift shop to help you identify your find.
- August 4Annual Low Country Boil & Barbeque
Join us for our annual evening of food and fun at the 2017 Low Country Boil & Barbeque event scheduled for Friday, August 4th at the Rome Civic Center. Doors open for the event at 7:00pm, which features an open bar and an all-you-can-eat buffet of low country boil and barbeque provided by Two Can Do Catering served at 7:45pm. Attendees will be able to choose from a variety of silent and live auction items. Tickets are $75 each. To purchase tickets or for more information, contact the museum at (706) 291-9494. Credit and debit cards will be accepted in addition to checks and cash.
- September 9Master Gardeners: Decorating for the Holidays Workshop
Come join Nelly Luthi, Georgia Master Gardener Extension Volunteer of Floyd County and her assistants to have fun learning how to to make your own decorations for the holidays with items and plant material you already have around the home. Please contact the Floyd County Master Gardener Extension Office at (706) 295-6210 for more information and to register.
- September 23FREE DAY: Museum Day Live! Sponsored by Smithsonian Magazine
The Museum Day Live! ticket provides free admission for two people per email address from 10:00am-5:00pm on September 23rd. The museum’s theme for the free event this year will be announced as the event date approaches. Tickets will be available to download beginning at midnight on Friday, August 25, 2017.
- November 11Master Gardeners: Mud Ball Seed Bombs
Come join Keith Mickler, Georgia Master Gardener Extension Volunteer of Floyd County, to have fun learning how to to make mud ball seed bombs. A seed bomb or seed ball is a ball made of clay (mud), earth (some dirt) and seeds which are used to replant areas. A great activity for the whole family. Yes you will get very dirty, we are working with mud!!! Please contact the Floyd County Master Gardener Extension Office at (706) 295-6210 for more information and to register.