Cedar Valley Arts Festival
Sponsored by the Cedartown Junior Service League, this festival is host to many local and regional artists as well as the children of Cedartown, whose works are displayed throughout Peek Park. The attendance is close to 3,000 people. It is held the last full weekend in April. Contact the Cedartown Junior Service League for more information.
Keep Polk Beautiful – The Great American Cleanup
Held during the month of April, this event engages the community and businesses to participate in “The Great American Cleanup” to help clean up the county by disposing of trash and participating in recycling activities. The annual “Make a Difference Day” is held in October.
Relay For Life
Held in May, Relay For Life is a fun-filled overnight event designed to celebrate survivorship and raise money for research and programs at your American Cancer Society. During the event, teams of people gather at schools, fairgrounds or parks and take turns walking or running laps. Each team tries to keep at least one team member on the track at all times.
Silver Comet Trail Events
The Georgia Rails to Trails Society sponsors a Memorial Day Bike Ride in May and a Labor Day Bike Ride in September on the Silver Comet Trail. Registration can be done in advance or on-site. For more information on these rides and other trail events, see trailexpress.com or www.silvercomet.org.