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Below are lists of free festivals, fairs, holiday and special events in Georgia. Many events are located near you. Call listings contact numbers for info.
Historic High Country (NW Georgia Mountains)
Friday Night Live: Roaring 20's - 4/3/15 at 6-9pm
Spend the first Friday of every month in Downtown Woodstock and enjoy the many restaurants and stores that the area has to offer as the Downtown Merchants stay open late. For each Friday Night Live theme, participating Downtown Merchants will have activities going on at their stores and throughout the Downtown area related to the theme of the month. Friday Night Live also features great music as bands play throughout Downtown Woodstock in front of the stores. Pets are welcome. Free admission and parking. Phone: 770-924-0406 - Location: Downtown Woodstock, GA 30188
Women Painters of the Southeast Exhibit - 4/3-4/5, 4/7-4/12, 4/14-4/19, 4/21-4/26, 4/28-4/30 & 5/1/15 at 10am-6pm
Celebrate the talents of the Women Painters of the Southeast (WPSE), an organization promoting women painters whose works are representational and who live in the SE United States (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, Virginia and West Virginia). The Art Center is proud to host the WPSE's 3rd Annual Juried Member Exhibit. Awards and reception will be held April 10, from 6-8:30 p.m. Free admission and parking. Phone: 706-632-2144 - Address: Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association, 420 W Main St., Blue Ridge, GA 30513
2nd Qtr Artist in Residence: Terry Barnes - 4/3-4/5, 4/7-4/12, 4/14-4/19, 4/21-4/26, 4/28- 4/30, 5/1-5/5, 5/7-5/12, 5/14-5/19, 5/21-5/26, 5/28-5/31, 6/2-6/7 & 6/9-6/12/15 at 10am-6pm
Enjoy the breathtaking photography of Terry Barnes as you see the natural beauty of life through his eyes. Terry was recently awarded the Best of Show and 1st prize award in the 2014 BRMP National Photography Show. The opening reception is April 10, 2015, from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Free admission and parking. Phone: 706-632-2144 - Address: Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association, 420 W Main St., Blue Ridge, GA 30513
Ringgold Opry - 4/4, 4/11, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23, 5/30/15
Hear live country, folk, and bluegrass music at the Ringgold Depot! Musicians are welcome to bring instruments. Handicapped Accessible event. Hours are 7:30-10pm. Free admission & parking. Phone: 706-935-3061 - Address: Ringgold Depot, 155 Depot St, Ringgold GA 30736
Arts in the Alley
Buchanan Cruise Night - 4/4, 5/2, 6/6, 7/4, 8/1, 9/5 and 10/3/15 at 5-8pm
Take a step back in time and see antique cars, trucks, motorcycles and tractors on display. Walk around the historic courthouse on the square to see newly restored vehicles, enjoy music and concessions, and participate in prize giveaways every hour. While you're at the courthouse, see if you can find the Masonic block that was laid as the cornerstone for the building. Handicapped Accessible event. Free admission and parking. Phone: 404-550-3475 - Location: On the Square, historic downtown Buchanan, GA 30113
30th Annual Tallapoosa Dogwood Festival - 4/11/15 at 8am-6pm
Over the past thirty years, locals have provided musical entertainment throughout the day along with the food from local vendors. We invite everyone to join us for fun, food, music, children's amusements, arts, crafts, jewelry, plants and local flavor. The day begins with a 5K Run/Walk sponsored by the Tallapoosa Lions Club. The Parade is usually around 2 p.m. Spend the day walking the historic streets of downtown Tallapoosa. Free admission and parking. Phone: 770-315-3986 - Location: Head Ave., downtown Tallapoosa, GA 30176
Nature Trail Clean-up / Maintenance - 4/11/15 at 10-11am
Please join our Ranger in helping keep the shoreline clean around the Nature Trail. Trash bags will be provided. Meet in the Visitor Information parking lot. Free admission and parking. Phone: 706-802-5087 - Address: Rocky Mountain Recreation & Public Fishing Area, 4054 Big Texas Valley Rd NW, Rome, GA 30165
Bremen Car Cruise - 4/11, 5/9, 6/13, 7/11, 8/8, 9/12 & 10/10/15 at 5-8pm
Enjoy an evening of nostalgia and browse the antique cars and trucks along the main street. Enjoy a hot dog and coke while you step back in time. Handicapped Accessible event. Free admission and parking. Call Raymond for more info. Phone: 770-301-8782 - Location: historic downtown Bremen Georgia
Northeast Georgia Mountains
Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Midtown Greenway - 3/29/15 at 2-4pm
Ages 0-10. Free to include bounce houses, face painting and tattoos. Photos with the Easter Bunny is $5. Concessions for sale. Free admission and parking. Phone: 770-535-6860 - Address: Midtown Greenway, 682 Grove St, Gainesville, GA 30501
Fireworks at event
Erin McGraw Masters Voice Recital - 3/29/15 at 2-3pm
Join us at the Erin McGraw Masters Voice Recital. Free admission and parking. Phone: 706-864-1950 - Address: Nix Fine Arts Center, University of North Georgia Dahlonega Campus, 238 Georgia Circle, Dahlonega, GA 30597
Dahlonega Literary Festival - 3/29/15 - Call for times
Enjoy an annual celebration of books that takes place at various venues around the Historic Square of Downtown Dahlonega, Ga. The festivalcontinues to grow and will delight anyone who loves books and reading. Events are free unless otherwise noted. The festival presents an array of invited authors representing a variety of genres. Regional authors (ranging from local to other areas of the Southeast) also have the opportunity to purchase a table and interact with festival attendees. Attendees will hear their favorite authors in various panel discussions, attend book signings, have an RSVP lunch with their favorite author, and much more! Call for more info. Free parking. Phone: 706-864-0739 - Location: Historic Square, downtown Dahlonega, GA
Hal B. Rhodes Student Exhibition - 3/29 - 4/23/15
The exhibit will remain on view through April 23. Please call for dates and hours of exhibit. Handicapped Accessible event. Free admission and parking. Phone: 706-864-1950 Address: Bob Owens Art Gallery, Hoag Student Center 315, 82 College Circle, Dahlonega, GA
Gainesville Student Art Exhibit - 4/2/15 at 5-6:30pm
The University of North Georgia (UNG) Art Galleries and the Department of Visual Arts will host an awards ceremony and reception for the Gainesville Art Students Exhibition. Handicapped Accessible event. Free admission & parking. Phone:706-864-1950 - Address: Continuing Education/Performing Arts Gainesville Campus, 3040 Landrum Dr, Oakwood, GA 30566
Royston Easter Egg Hunt - 4/4/15 at 10-11:30am
The Royston Easter Egg Hunt has been a tradition for many years as children up to the age of 10 come out fo search for hidden eggs at the event site. We are pleased to have the Easter Bunny join us. This event is co-sponsored by Royston VFW, Lake Hartwell Shriners, Royston/Bowersville Masons and the Royston Main Street/DDA. Prize eggs are hidden and winners receive prizes. Refreshments are served to the children after the egg hunt. Handicapped Accessible event. Free admission and parking. Phone: 706-245-7577 - Location: Royston VFW, Hwy 29 S., E. Main St., Royston, GA 30662
Jefferson Community Easter Egg Hunt - 4/4/15 at 10am-1pm
Bring your kids out for a fun morning in the park. There will be booths with food and activities and Mr. and Mrs. Easter Bunny will be on hand. The hunt starts at 1 pm, so bring your basket! Search for over 15,000 candy and prize eggs. For ages 12 and under only. Free admission and parking. Phone: 706-367-5714 - Address: Jefferson Club House & City Park, 302 Longview Dr, Jefferson, GA 30549
Civil War at 150 - 4/9/15 at 5:30pm
The three-part lecture series, "Civil War at 150," begins Feb. 12 and is sponsored by UNG's Department of History, Anthropology, and Philosophy. All events are free. The first lecture, "How the Civil War Impacted Georgia, and How Georgia Impacted the Civil War," is set for Feb. 12 and features Dr. John Inscoe of the University of Georgia. The second lecture, "UNG Historians Reflect on the Civil War," is scheduled for March 12 and will feature numerous UNG history faculty. Dr. J. David Hacker of the University of Minnesota will conclude the series on April 9, the anniversary of the war's end, with his presentation, "The Human Cost of the American Civil War." In 2012, Hacker published research that increased the death toll of the nation's deadliest war to 750,000. All programs will be in the Cleveland Ballroom in the Martha T. Nesbitt Building on UNG's Gainesville Campus. Programs begin at 6 p.m. and a reception will be at 5:30 p.m. before each program. Handicapped Accessible event. Free parking. Phone: 706-864-1950 - Address: University of North Georgia, Martha T. Nesbitt Building, 2571 Mathis Dr, Cleveland Ballroom, Oakwood, GA 30566
Senior Exhibition Group I - 4/9/15 at 5-6:30pm
Celebrate the achievements of graduating Dahlonega Campus Art Majors with the Department of Visual Arts and UNG Art Galleries during a reception for the Senior Exhibition Series. Free admission and parking. Phone: 706-864-1950 - Address: Library Technology Center 1st Floor Lobby, Dahlonega Campus, 117 Georgia Circle, Dahlonega, GA 30597
Artist Talk with Stephanie Dowda - 4/9/15 at 2-3:30pm
Dowda's photographic series titled "Topophilia" will be on view. Handicapped Accessible event. Free admission and parking. Phone: 706-864-1950 - Address: UNG Cumming Campus Meeting Room 125, 300 Aquatic Circle, Cumming, GA 30040
Southeastern Film Festival - 4/10 - 4/11 at 9am-9pm & 4/12/15 at 11am-7pm
This will be a weekend of independent film! This festival was founded by many independent filmmakers from all over the Southeast in an effort to make independent film more prevalent in smaller towns across the SouthEast, and help foster connections between filmmaking professionals across the globe. Attendance is open to everyone. Handicapped Accessible event. Free admission and parking. Phone: 706-864-1950 - Address: Hoag Student Center Great Room 318, UNG Dahlonega Campus, 82 College Circle, Dahlonega, GA 30597
Sweep the Hooch - 4/11/15 at 9am-1pm
Join us as we partner with Trout Unlimited, Chattahoochee Riverkeepers and the National Park Service for the fifth annual Sweep the Hooch. This massive cleanup extends all the way from the upper Chattahoochee to Chattahoochee Bend State Park. Register on the Sweep the Hooch website before coming out to volunteer. We will have volunteers walking the shoreline, wading and paddling. Bring your own waders/kayaks if you sign up for one of those groups. Space is limited, signup early. Free parking and admission. Phone: 678-450-7726 - Address: Don Carter State Park, 5000 N. Browning Bridge Rd., Gainesville, GA 30506
Warrior Dash - 4/11 - 4/12/15 - Call for hours
Warrior Dash, the world's largest obstacle race series, is the ultimate event for thrill-seeking athletes. Join us for a 5k race, where Warriors take on intense obstacles and celebrate their feat with music, beer, and mud! The world's largest mud obstacle race is held on the multi-terrained Camp Blue RIdge for the fifth year in beautiful Rabun County. Enjoy a day of fun, racing, mud, music, beer and food. Spectators are welcome to come for free. For more information, check out www.warriordash.com. Phone: 954-668-6888 - Address: Camp Blue Ridge, Hwy 441 + Playhouse Dr, Mountain City, GA 30562
Choral Explosion Concert - 4/12/15 at 5:30-9pm
Join us for a choral program featuring choirs from the University of North Georgia Dahlonega and Gainesville campuses and Brenau University. Free admission and parking. Phone: 706-864-1950 - Address: Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, 3650 GA-369, Gainesville, GA 30504
Volunteer Work Day - 5/9, 6/13/15 at 9am-12noon
Come join the Friends of Don Carter State Park every second Saturday of the month to participate in a variety of volunteer projects. Meet at the park's visitor center. Free parking and admission. Phone: 678-450-7726 - Address: Don Carter State Park, 5000 N. Browning Bridge Rd., Gainesville, GA 30506
Cherry Blossom Festival - 3/29/15 at 12noon-6pm
We have planted 140 cherry trees on the park's 52 acres. This is a first-time event for our new city. Attendees will enjoy arts and crafts, great food and entertainment. Festival activities include: a 4k Run and 1k Walk, Pet Parade, and a Children's Village. You do not want to miss this event. Events Schedule: Friday - International Stage, Arts and Crafts Market, Food Fest, Children's Village and Pet Zone. Saturday - 4K Run 1K Walk, Arts and Crafts Market, Musical Performances, Food Fest, Children's Village and Pet Zone. Sunday - Pet Parade, Arts and Crafts Market, Musical Performances, Food Fest, Children's Village and Pet Zone. Free admission and parking. Phone: 404-637-0516 - Address: Blackburn Park, 3493 Ashford Dunwoody Rd NE, Brookhaven, GA 30319
The Cox/Armstrong Civil War Collection - 3/30-3/31, 4/1-4/3, 4/6-4/10, 4/13-4/17, 4/20-4/24, 4/27-4/30, 5/4-5/8, 5/11-5/15, 5/18-5/22, 5/25 - 5/29, 6/1-6/5, 6-8-6/12 & 6/15-6/20/15
The City of Smyrna installed three displays containing selections from a collection of Civil War artifacts collected by Gerald Cox. Gerald Cox (1945-1996) was an Atlanta Civil War artifacts collector who grew up in a family of Civil War historians. As a boy in the 1950s, he spent many weekends in Smyrna and visited the Carmichael Plantation, near I-285, where he searched the area of the battle that reached Atlanta, having passed through Smyrna in 1864. He found his first relic, a lead .58-caliber bullet and was hooked. He and his family continued exploring, building a huge collection of artifacts through the years. A portion of the collection is now displayed on the 2nd floor at Smyrna City Hall (2800 King Street, Smyrna Ga.) with two additional displays on the 2nd levels of the Smyrna Public Library (100 Village Green Circle, Smyrna Ga.) and Brawner Hall (3180 Atlanta Road, Smyrna Ga.). Find information at www.SmyrnaCity.com / Residents / History and Points of Interest / Cox Armstrong Collection. Handicapped Accessible. Hours are 8am-5pm. Free admission and parking. Phone: 770-434-6600 - 3 Smyrna Locations: 3180 Atlanta Road, 100 Village Green Circle, and 2800 King St, Smyrna, Georgia 30080
Booth Western Art Museum Exhibit - 4/3-4/4, 4/7-4/11, 4/14-4/18, 4/21-4/25 & 4/28-4/30, 5/1-5/2, 5/5-5/9, 5/12-5/16, 5/19-5/23 & 5/26-5/27/15
Bring out the cowboy boots for Arts Clayton Gallery's exhibit featuring a collection from the Booth Western Art Museum. Enjoy a preview party on May 1, 2015, and enjoy tasty treats while walking around the gallery admiring the collection on display. Handicapped Accessible event. Free admission and parking. Hours are Tues-Fri at 9am-5pm & Sat at 10am-4pm. Phone: 770-473-5775 - Address: Arts Clayton Gallery, 136 S Main St, Jonesboro, GA 30236
Hot Rods on Main Cruise-In - 4/10, 5/1, 8/7, 9/4 & 10/23/15 at 5-9pm
Enjoy cool hot rods, a live musical performance, and tons of vendors, this event is sure to spark fun for attendees. Come check out some of the area's coolest classic, muscle, and other high-performance vehicles, or showcase your ride at the coolest event in Douglasville. Handicapped Accessible event. There is no fee to enjoy the Hot Rods on Main Cruise-In. Free parking. Call about pre-registration to participate in this cruise. Phone: 678-449-3102 - Address: 6695 Church St, downtown Douglasville, GA 30134
Hapeville Spring Festival - 4/11/15 at 11am-4pm
Enjoy baseball and softball opening day games, a 5K run/walk, mixed doubles tennis tournament, festival and much more. Free admission and parking. Phone: 404-669-8269 - Address: Tom E. Morris Sports Complex, 3415 Claire Dr, Hapeville, GA 30354
Wild Azalea Festival - 4/11/15 at 11am-4pm
Reynolds Nature Preserve is hosting its Wild Azalea Festival this spring. Guided hikes, live animal shows, face painting, informational booths and more. Whether you're new to Reynolds Nature Preserve or not, this is a great event to enjoy the outdoors. Parking is limited, so visitors can park at Babb Middle School, and a shuttle will be available for transport. Free admission and parking. Phone: 770-603-4188 - Address: Reynolds Nature Preserve, 5665 Reynolds Rd, Morrow, GA 30260
Spring Festival on Ponce 2015 - 4/11 - 4/12/15 at 11am-6pm
The festival will feature over 125 local and regional artists with the beautiful backdrop of historic Olmsted Linear Park. Visitors will enjoy fine art and crafts, children's area, live acoustic entertainment and local food and beverage concessions including "gourmet" food trucks. Handicapped Accessible event. Pets are welcome. Free admission & parking. Phone: 404-873-1222 - Address: Olmsted chain of Parks, 1451 Ponce de Leon Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30307
Coast & Islands
River Street Art Fest - 4/3 - 4/4/15 at 4-10pm
Experience a celebration of all the visual arts! Rousakis Plaza will be filled with select local, regional and national artisan exhibitors displaying an array of fine arts. Come celebrate the arts on River Street with interactive activities for families and kids, community performances and live music featured on the Arbor Stage throughout the weekend. Weekend festivities will kick-off on Friday with First Friday Fireworks presented by Wet Willie's at 9:30 p.m., and continue until Saturday, April 4 at 10 p.m. Free fun event! Phone: 912-234-0295 - Address:s. Free fun event! Phone: 912-234-0295 - Address: Rousakis Riverfront Plaza, 115 E River St, Savannah, GA
First Fridays in Historic Downtown Brunswick - 4/3, 5/1, 6/5, 7/3, 8/7, 9/4, 10/2, 11/6, 12/4/15 at 5-8pm
On the first Friday of each month, visit the shops, galleries and restaurants of Historic Downtown Brunswick. Enjoy live music from local musicians, art openings, and food and beverage samples from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. Free fun event! Phone: 912-265-4032 - Location: Newcastle Street & Gloucester Streets, downtown Brunswick, GA 31520
First Friday Fireworks - 4/3, 5/1, 6/5, 7/3, 8/7, 9/4, 10/2, 11/6, 12/4/15
Celebrate the end of the week and the beginning of a new month with First Friday Fireworks and River Street Fun! Fireworks show is during 9:30-10pm. Free fun event! Phone: 912-234-0295 - Address: Rousakis Riverfront Plaza, 115 E River St, Savannah, Georgia 31401
Swampfest - 4/10 at 5-11pm & 4/11/15 at 9am-10:30pm
Don't miss this annual event featuring arts and crafts, games and activities for the kids, great food, live music and entertainment. Watch wonderful musical performances throughout the day, a great Animal Show hosted by the Jacksonville Zoo, Cloggers and other dancers, and Fire Clowns. See a classic car cruise-in and fireworks. Compete in or cheer for contestants in a Dilly Bar eating contest, Coca-Cola Chug and Krystal eating contest. Free admission & parking. Phone: 912-287-2969 - Location: Pendleton St and Elizabeth St, downtown Waycross, GA 31501
Annual Rail Watch - 4/11/15 at 8am-5pm
Rail watchers from all over the world come to watch trains at the Historic Depot Train Museum and the Folkston Funnel Platform. Enjoy photography, videos and other rail fans. "The Folkston Funnel" is located in downtown Folkston, Georgia. It is a CSXT double-track main line. All of CSXT's trains moving to and from Florida (except the few trains that go west) must pass through the funnel. There are six Amtrak trains passing through the funnel each day; the Auto Train is one of these. The Tropicana Juice Train moves from Bradenton, FL, to Kearney, NJ, five nights a week. The platform is equipped with a scanner tuned to CSXT's frequency 160.590 and 160.320. Lights and electric outlets are available. A picnic table, grill and restrooms are available for visitors. Handicapped Accessible (Limited) event. Pets are welcome. Free admission & parking. Phone: 912-496-2536 - Address: 3795 Main St, downtown Folkston, GA 31537
Annual Glynn Art in the Park Spring Festival - 4/11 - 4/12/15 at 10am-5pm
The Glynn Art Association will host its premier show for fine arts and crafts under the live oak trees in Postell Park on St. Simons Island. Over 70 fine artists and craftsmen fill Postell Park with beautiful visual arts including paintings, photography, pottery, baskets, woodwork, children's toys and many other media. Free admission & parking. Phone: 912-638-8770 - Address: Postell Park, 529 Beachview Dr, St. Simons Island, GA 31522
Presidential Pathway
Chattahoochee Cookin' Exhibit - 3/29, 3/31-4/5, 4/7-4/12, 4/14-4/19, 4/21-4/26, 4/28-5/3, 5/5-5/10, 5/12-5/17, 5/19-5/24, 5/26-5/31, 6/2-6/7, 6/9-6/14, 6/16-6/21, 6/23-6/28, 6/30-7/5, 7/7-7/12, 7/14-7/19, 7/21-7/26, 7/28-8/2, 8/4-8/9, 8/11-8/16, 8/18-8/23, 8/25-8/30/15, 9/1-9/6, 9/8-9/14 & 9/15-9/20/15
The Chattahoochee Valley has its own proud culinary heritage, which forms the basis of Chattahoochee Cookin'. This exhibition will spotlight local foodways from the from the perspective of both food producers and consumers, ranging from historic Muscogee (Creek) sofke to contemporary Dinglewood scrambled dogs. Pecans, peanuts, corn, and other crops will be discussed, as well as more sugary delights. The exhibition will also spotlight local beverages, with cola drinks featured alongside locally distilled liquor. Technological innovations and agricultural implements designed by local residents will be examined, as well as the role of local restaurateurs who produce Columbus culinary specialties. Murals painted for the Georgia Department of Agriculture building in 1956 will depict the changing nature of agriculture and how we think about the producers who feed us. Handicapped Accessible event. Free admission and parking. Phone: 706-748-2562 - Address: Columbus Museum, 1251 Wynnton Road, Columbus, GA 31906
Park Day - 4/11/15 at 9am-12noon
Park Day is the nationwide volunteer effort created by the Civil War Trust. This annual hands-on preservation event comprises more than 100 sites in 24 states. Volunteers will participate in activities ranging from trash removal to trail building, while learning more about each site from local experts. In exchange for their effort, volunteers receive t-shirts or patches. Individuals of all ages and ability levels are welcome, and many activities are appropriate for groups, like scout troops or corporate outings. Handicapped Accessible event. Free admission and parking. Phone: 229-924-0343 - Address: Andersonville National Historic Site, 760 POW Rd, Andersonville, GA 31711
Second Saturday - 4/11/15 at 10am-12noon
Get your paint brushes ready to use everyday items found in your kitchen to create artistic masterpieces. Then go on a gallery hunt in the exhibition after your visit to the Art Cart. Story time: 11 a.m., The Cow in Patrick O'Shanahan's Kitchen by Diana Prichard. Handicapped Accessible event. Free admission and parking. Phone: 706-748-2562 - Address: The Columbus Museum, 1251 Wynnton Rd, Columbus, GA 31906
Finding Columbus - 4/12/15 at 2-4pm
Join the Teen Advisory Group and Historic Columbus as we explore the Uptown area on a special teen scavenger hunt. Free admission and parking. Phone: 706-748-2562 - Location: uptown Columbus, GA 31906
Historic Heartland
Atlanta Spring Classic II - 3/29/15
See world class show jumping at its very best! Riders ages 6 to 60 years participate and range from first time show experiences to Olympians. The highlights of the Spring Classic will be the Children's/Adult Jumper Classic along with the $25,000 Grand Prix events each week. Show jumping is daily from Wednesday through Sunday from 8 a.m. to between 4-6 p.m. in the Charles Walker Arena and Arenas 4-7 for week 1. A $25,000 Grand Prix will be held on Saturday night on week 1. A new addition this spring will be the $10,000 United States Hunter Jumper International Hunter Derby. This class will be held in the Grand Prix ring on Friday at 7 p.m. The Atlanta Spring Classic is located in the Charles Walker Arena, and Arenas 4-7. Over $200,000 in prize money and awards will be offered. The CWD Grand Prix on Saturday night is held in the Olympic Stadium. Free Admission! Phone: 770-860-4194 - Address: Georgia International Horse Park, 1996 Centennial Olympic Pkwy, Conyers, GA 30013
Tour at Two: Humor in Art - 4/1/15 at 2-3pm
Join Lynn Boland, Pierre Daura Curator of European Art, for a tour honoring April Fool's Day. Handicapped Accessible event. Free admission and parking. Phone: 706-542-4662 - Address: Georgia Museum of Art, 90 Carlton St., Athens, GA 30602
2915 Old Jail Tours - 4/4, 5/2, 6/6, 7/4, 8/1, 9/5, 10/3 & 11/7/15 at 10am-2pm
On the first Saturday of each month, explore the history of Conyers and Rockdale County at the Old Jail Museum. The Old Jail was constructed in 1897 and was used by Rockdale County until 1969. All exterior walls are three bricks thick, and all interior walls are two bricks thick. The floor and ceiling of the second floor area are constructed of steel with six inches of concrete above it. The main floor consisted of the sheriff's office and living quarters for his family. Five Rockdale County Sheriffs' families lived in the building between 1897 and 1969. The Rockdale County Historical Society acquired the property in 1975 to serve as the home to the Society and as a house museum. Free admission and parking. Call the Conyers Welcome Center for more info. Phone: 770-602-2606 - Address: Old Jail Museum, 967 Milstead Ave., Conyers, GA 30012
Artful Conversation: "Spring Panel" - 4/8/15 at 2-3pm
Join Carissa DiCindio, curator of education, for an in-depth discussion of Daniel Garber's "Spring Panel" (1931–32). Handicapped Accessible event. Free admission and parking. Phone: 706-542-4662 - Address: Georgia Museum of Art, 90 Carlton St., Athens, GA 30602
Teen Studio: Piero Lerda - 4/9/15 at 5:30-6:30pm
The exhibition "Pierre Daura (1896-1976): Picturing Attachments" focuses on the many ways Daura's attachment to his wife, Louise, and daughter, Martha, found expression in his work over a lifetime. From his courtship of Louise to their marriage, the birth and growth of Martha and Louise's illness and death, Daura made wonderful, touching images of his family. Dr. Adelheid M. Gealt, curator of the exhibition and author of the accompanying catalogue, will provide her insights into how Daura responded visually to his family by comparing his choices to those of other artists. Handicapped Accessible event. Free admission and parking. Free admission and parking. Phone: 706-542-4662 - Address: Georgia Museum of Art, 90 Carlton St., Athens, GA 30602
90 Carlton: Spring - 4/10/15 at 6-9pm
The Friends of the Georgia Museum of Art present a special edition of the museum's quarterly reception, highlighting this year's Master of Fine Arts degree candidatesexhibition. Handicapped Accessible event. Free admission and parking. Phone: 706-542-4662 - Address: Georgia Museum of Art, 90 Carlton St., Athens, GA 30602
G Day - 4/11/15 at 2-5pm
Georgia Football is back in action! Come get a preview of the great things that lay ahead for the 2015 Bulldogs! The game annually features the Bulldog team split into the Red and Black squads. Gates open at 11 a.m. and kickoff is at 2 p.m. Free fun event! Phone: 706-542-1231 - Address: Sanford Stadium, 100 Sanford Dr, Athens, GA 30602
Spotlight Tour: Highlights from the Permanent Collection - 4/12/15 at 3-4pm
Join docents for a tour of the works in the permanent collection at the Georgia Museum of Art.Handicapped Accessible event. Free admission and parking. Phone: 706-542-4662 - Address: Georgia Museum of Art, 90 Carlton St., Athens, GA 30602
After Event Cleanup - 5/19, 6/10, 7/1 and 11/10/15 at 10am-12noon
Help the rangers clean up after the syrup day event. There are lots of things to wash up and put away. Event is after Syrup making day. Call to participate. Free admission and parking. Phone: 478-986-5172 - Address: Jarrell Plantation Historic Site, 711 Jarrell Plantation Rd., Juliette, GA 31046
Classic South
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Plantation Trace
Artist/Poet, Laurence Holden - 3/29/15 at 2-6pm
Laurence Holden is a fine artist working in mixed media, oils, watercolor, intaglio and mono-print printmaking, ceramics, sculpture and drawing. His work is represented in over 200 public, private and corporate collections. His work has long explored an elegiac response to the natural world. Laurence lives and works in Clayton, GA in the Northeast Georgia mountains along the northern edge of the Chattahoochee National Forest. The Center for art is located at and is open and free to the public each week-end from 2-6 PM. It can be visited at other times by calling 229 679-5069 and making reservations. One week notice is required. The Opening Reception for Holden's exhibition of paintings and poems is scheduled for Sunday March 8, 2015 between the hours of 2-6 PM. Handicapped Accessible (Limited) event. Free fun event! Phone: 229-679-2070 - Address: 3696 Pearl Street, Shellman, GA 39886
Magnolia Midlands
St. Patrick's Festival - 3/29 - 3/31/15 at 8am-8pm
The St. Patrick's Festival in Dublin takes place the entire month of March, with the main events taking place the weekend following St. Patrick's Day. The festival includes a hot air balloon fest, parade, leprechaun contest, road race, arts and crafts show and much more. You won't want to miss this family fun event! The first weekend in March is Pig in the Park BBQ Championship & Concert at the Market on Madison. Mark your calendar for Super Saturday, which features the St. Patrick's Parade, Arts & Crafts Festival, Gospel Sing, Leprechaun Road Race, Quilt Show, and much, much more. Handicapped Accessible (Limited) event. Pets are welcome. Free admission & parking. Phone: 478-272-5546 - Location: Academy Ave, downtown Dublin, GA 31021
George Snyder: Lyrical Geometry - 3/29 - 5/2/15 at 10am-6pm
George Snyder's geometric abstract works come in two forms: flat, often landscape – like on a painted surface or geometric constructions that lilt across space in the form of tubes. Growing up in West Virginia, Snyder was initially influenced by the colorful patterns in his grandmother's quilts. Quickly moving beyond her beautiful patterns, Snyder has been a leader in geometric pattern painting and tubular construction. His most recent pieces utilize paint technology from the automobile industry. Snyder has been the recipient of arts in public places grants, numerous awards and has been collected nationally by private and public collectors. Handicapped Accessible (Limited) event. Free admission and parking. Phone: 912-212-2787 - Address: Averitt Center for the Arts, 33 E Main St, Statesboro, GA 30458
Artists of Georgia: Art Beyond Media Exhibit - 4/1-4/4 & 4/6-4/10/15
Explore a world of Georgia artistic talent. Artists on display include: Debra Marie Barnhart, Bob Breeden, Tracy Clifford, Carol Costello, Frenasee Daughety, Gil Gillis, Micah Goguen, Kranthi Gupta of Lawrenceville, Thelma Hillier of Dublin, Juan Lleras, Anne Labaire of Norcross, Diana McClarnon of Warner Robins, Marlies Michelson, David Raderstorf of Atlanta, Joy Raynor of Bonaire, Kari Waltz of Macon, and Lila Moore Keen. This exhibit will showcase artists in Georgia with works in mixed media, oils, acrylics, ceramic, sculptures, photography, encaustic art, and 3-D works with selected pieces offered for public sale by the artist. Handicapped Accessible event. Exhibit open at 9am-5pm. Free admission and parking. Phone: 478-272-2560 - Address: Dublin Carnegie, 311 Academy Ave, Dublin, GA 31021
Fitzgerald Downtown Easter Egg Hunt - 4/2/15 at 4-6pm
Bring your kids to hunt eggs and to see the Easter Bunny in historic downtown Fitzgerald. Refreshments provided after the hunt. Sponsored by the Colony Business Association. Free fun event! Phone: 800-386-4642 - Address: Historic Downtown Fitzgerald, 115 South Main St, Fitzgerald, GA 31750
First Friday Concert Series - 4/3, 5/1, 6/5, 7/3, 8/7, 9/4 & 10/2/15 at 7:30-10pm
Downtown Dublin rocks the First Friday of each month as the Market on Madison's amphitheater highlights the finest in musical talent. A different musical talent will be featured each month. Enjoy classic rock, country favorites, jazz stylings and eclectic pop. Bring your family, friends, lawn chairs, coolers, and a picnic to experience Market on Madison under the stars. Handicapped Accessible (Limited) event. Free admission and parking. Phone: 478-272-2560 - Address: Market on Madison, 314 W. Madison St, Dublin, GA 31021

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