When: Sept. 2 from 4 to 11 p.m.; Sept. 3 from noon to 11 p.m.; Sept. 4 from noon to 11 p.m.; and Sept. 5 from noon to 10 p.m.
Where: Sam Smith Park, 1155 Douthit Ferry Road in Cartersville
Details: Family-oriented entertainment will include carnival rides, arts-and-crafts vendors, concerts and a fireworks display at dusk Sept. 5.
Cost: Admission to Pioneer Days will be $5 per person, but there will be no charge for children 11 and younger. Daily wrist bands will be sold for $20, granting individuals unlimited rides.
Information: Visit www.pioneerdaysga.com.
* 32nd annual Pine Log Arts and Craft Fair
When: Sept. 10 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sept. 11 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Pine Log United Methodist Church's campground, 3497 Pine Log Road in Rydal
Details: The juried show features artwork, barbecue and live music.
Cost: $3 for ages 12 and older
Information: Call 770-607-5350 or visit www.pinelogumc.com.
* 36th annual Arts Festival at Rose Lawn
When: Sept. 17 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sept. 18 from noon to 5 p.m.
Where: Rose Lawn Museum, 224 W. Cherokee Ave. in Cartersville
Details: Hosted by Bartow County Government, the juried art show will include live entertainment, an annual book sale hosted by the Cartersville chapter of American Association of University Women, museum tours, and food and art vendors.
Cost: No admission charge. Museum tours will be $4 for adults.
Information: Call 770-387-5162.
* 43rd annual Great Locomotive Chase Festival
When: Sept. 30, 8 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.; Oct. 1, 8 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.; Oct. 2, noon to 5 p.m.
Where: Adairsville Historic Square
Details: The festival will feature artwork, crafts booths, food and live entertainment. Other activities will include pageants Sept. 30 at 6 p.m. and Oct. 1 at 3 p.m.; a parade Oct. 1 at 11 a.m.; and a street dance Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 from 8 to 11 p.m.
Cost: Admission for individuals 6 and older will be $3. There will be no charge to partake in Sunday's offerings.
Information: Call 770-773-3451.
* Covered Bridge Fall Festival
When: Oct. 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Frankie Harris Park on Covered Bridge Road in Euharlee
Details: Sponsored by the city of Euharlee along with Georgia Power Plant Bowen, the family-friendly event will feature food vendors, games, live entertainment and a children's costume contest at 1 p.m.
Cost: No admission fee.
Information: Call city of Euharlee, 770-386-1542, or Tom Shinall, 770-652-4090.
* Ninth annual Southeastern Cowboy Festival and Symposium
When: Oct. 20, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Oct. 21, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Oct. 22, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Oct. 23, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Booth Western Art Museum, 501 Museum Drive in Cartersville; concerts held at The Grand Theatre
Details: Some of the outdoor festivities include children's activities, medicine shows, re-enactment of the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, American Indian dances, live entertainment, Western art and collectibles, and living history encampments.
Cost: Admission to activities located inside the Booth and on its grounds will be $10 for adults, $8 for individuals 65 and older, $7 for students, $3 for children 12 and younger, and free for museum members and active military personnel with ID.
Information: Contact the Booth at 770-387-1300 or visit www.boothmuseum.org.