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Multiple events to be hosted in Paulding
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Judy Cooper, a member and studio artist at Paulding Fine Arts Gallery, shows off the 2013 Fall Fest poster in the gift shop of the gallery at the old courthouse in Dallas.
Judy Cooper, a member and studio artist at Paulding Fine Arts Gallery, shows off the 2013 Fall Fest poster in the gift shop of the gallery at the old courthouse in Dallas.
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Sheriff Gary Gulledge gets wet in the dunking booth during the 2012 Trick or Treat Village.
Sheriff Gary Gulledge gets wet in the dunking booth during the 2012 Trick or Treat Village.
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Finley Williams smiles during the Trick or Treat Village at Paulding Meadows in 2012.
Finley Williams smiles during the Trick or Treat Village at Paulding Meadows in 2012.
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A large crowd checks out the Trick or Treat Village at Paulding Meadows in 2012.
A large crowd checks out the Trick or Treat Village at Paulding Meadows in 2012.
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Decorations adorned Paulding Meadows during the 2012 Trick or Treat Village.
Decorations adorned Paulding Meadows during the 2012 Trick or Treat Village.
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Air show Director Brent Sparks
Air show Director Brent Sparks
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Fall is a season filled with activities in Paulding County, ranging from festivals to an air show.

The Paulding Fine Arts Association is hosting its 2013 Fall Fest Oct. 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will feature about 60 to 80 vendors in Dallas along Main Street, down Johnston Street and on the downtown square, said event chair Christy Morehouse.

Morehouse has overseen the event for about seven of the 11 years the association has hosted it.

“We are trying to support the community and support the arts at the same time,” she said

The festival helps the association raise funds for such initiatives as a $500 scholarship for one Paulding student attending college to study a form of art, she said. Morehouse said her goal is to grow the event so they can add money to the scholarship.

Admission to the event is free. The association charges booth fees to the vendors of $20 for association members and $40 for nonmembers.

Morehouse said they are expecting between 800 and 1,000 attendees.

There will be entertainment throughout the day from dancing to singing. All of the entertainment is donated, she said.

For more information about the event visit pauldingfinearts.org.

Some other fall events in Paulding include:

- Salute America 2013 Air Show: The air show is Saturday and Sunday at the Paulding Northwest Atlanta Airport located at 730 Airport Parkway, Dallas. There are 12 performers scheduled for the two-day event.

On Saturday the gates open at 1:30 p.m. with the show beginning at 3 p.m. The night show begins at 7 p.m.

On Sunday the gates open at 11:30 a.m. and the show begins at 1 p.m.

Tickets for the event are $15 for adults ages 18 through 64, $11 for youth ages 13 through 17, $10 for active military and seniors 65 and older and children 12 and under are free with a paid adult.

Information: visit pauldingairshow.net.

- Fifth Annual Public Safety Appreciation Family Festival: The Paulding County Public Safety Appreciation organization is hosting the festival Oct. 12 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Watson Government Complex, 240 Constitution Blvd., Dallas.

The event will have a meet and greet with public safety personnel from throughout Paulding, children’s activities and demonstrations. There will also be food from Jim N’ Nick’s BBQ and other vendors.

Information: visit pauldingpsa.org.

- The 17th Annual Trick Or Treat Village: The Paulding County Board of Commissioners present the event Oct. 26 from 2 to 7 p.m. at Earl Duncan Park at Paulding Meadows, 724 Paulding Meadows Drive, Dallas.

Admission is free.

A costume parade for children ages infant to 12 is scheduled at 5:30 p.m. on the stage at the event. Also there will be games and trick or treating.

Food and drinks will be available for a fee.

Information: (770) 445-8065.

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