By THE NEWNAN TIMES-HERALD|Oct. 02, 2019 – 5:35 PM

Northgate High School will host its 13th annual Valhalla Classic Band Festival Saturday, Oct. 5, at Henry Seldon Field.

Bands will compete in four classes for awards, including Silver and Gold Division Champions, Outstanding Music, Outstanding Visual and Outstanding Effect in the Silver and Gold Divisions. Overall Grand Champion Band also will be awarded.

The event opens with a festival performance by Jordan at 3 p.m. Competition begins at 3:30 with Marist and Jordan (Class A); followed by Luella, Lanier and Pepperell (Class AA).

After a dinner break at 5:15, bands return to the field at 6:45 with Wheeler, Alpharetta and Sprayberry (Class AAA); and North Paulding and Newnan (Class AAAA).

Exhibition bands will be Northgate High School (8:30 p.m.) and Reinhardt University (8:50 p.m.).

Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for ages 6-12 and free for ages 5-younger. For more information, visit www.northgateband.org .