September 18 - Benefit Polo Match at Bendabout Farm, 2:00 p.m.
Farm will continue its tradition of hosting polo matches on September 10-11 and
17-18. The matches will feature local,
national and international players from the professional and amateur ranks
playing as the Bendabout Team and the Aiken South Carolina Team. These 16 Goal
Polo matches are the highest rated in the southeast during this time.
Feature match play on Sunday
the 18th benefits the 6th Cavalry Museum in Fort Oglethorpe. Polo matches
between Bendabout Farm and the 6th Cavalry at Fort Oglethorpe date back to the
1930s. While admission and parking are free to those attending the match,
representatives of the museum will be on hand on the 18th to answer questions
and accept voluntary contributions which are encouraged.
The Saturday matches
are at 10:00 a.m. and the Sunday matches are at 2:00 p.m. The games are played “weather
permitting”. Gates open to the public two hours before start time. There is
plenty of free parking and seating or bring folding chairs.
Bendabout Farm is located just south
of Cleveland on U.S. Highway 11. Look for the “Polo Today” sign. The address is
3553 South Lee Highway. For additional information, visit the Bendabout Farm
website at www.bendabout.com or call 423.476.6602.
October 20 - 21 - 7th Annual Remembering Our Heroes School Day Program, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Students will experience authentic presentations and displays. Watch the interpretive movie a the Battlefield visitor center and hear from living historians portraying a Civil War soldier, WII soldier, WAC soldiers and 101st airborne. Experience rifled musket firing, see authentic WII vehicles and weapons demonstrations.
Georgia students are free to attend through Georgia Humanities Grant. Teachers, chaperones and bus drivers are free as well. Tennessee students are $3 each and teachers, chaperones and bus drivers are free.
Classes must be registered to attend. Call the museum at 706-861-2860 to learn more and schedule your class.
October 27 - Painting for a Purpose, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.