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Below are lists of festivals, fairs, holiday and special events for the Historic Heartland travel region. Please call listings contact numbers for more info.
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September
Kayak Twilight Paddle - 9/30/16 at 6:30-8pm
Join our ranger for a peaceful kayak paddle to Buck Creek. This paddle is 3 miles and some kayaking experience is required. We will be taking single and tandem kayaks. This program is open to adults and children 8 years or older who are accompanied by an adult. Reservations required. Costs are $17 that includes boat and gear, and $5 vehicle parking fee. Phone: 478-993-3053 - Address: High Falls State Park, 76 High Falls Park Dr, Jackson, GA 30233
October
Pumpkin Festival - 10/1/16 at 10am-4pm
Come on out for some good ol' fashioned fun on the farm. Live entertainment is scheduled for 12 p.m.-4 p.m. Activities will include a pumpkin patch, Chili Cook-off, hay rides, petting farm, bounce houses, Hay Mountain with slides, craft & food vendors, pumpkin painting contest, face painting, mining station, festival games and more! Price is $5/entry* for ages 4 and up (kids 3 and under are free!). *Some activities will have an additional cost. Phone: 706-347-0274 - Address: Crooked Pines Farm, 355 Harmony Rd., Eatonton, GA 31024
Stand-Up Paddleboarding for Beginners - 10/1/16 at 10-11am
Try your hand at this growing sport with our Park Naturalist. Our class will help you develop fundamental skills such as balance, effective paddling/stroke, steering, and falling/recovery techniques. Open to adults and children 12 and older who are accompanied by an adult. Must be a swimmer. Advance registration required. Costs are $15 per person and $5 vehicle parking fee. Phone: 478-993-3053 - Address: High Falls State Park, 76 High Falls Park Dr, Jackson, GA
Monastery Fall Festival & Health Fair - 10/1/16 at 10am-5pm
Come celebrate the fall season at the beautiful 2500 acre wooded campus of the Monastery of the Holy Spirit in Conyers, Ga. with a full day of activities for the entire family. There will be no charge for admission to the festival event or medical screenings, and parking is free. However, some fees may apply for various children's activities. Pets are prohibited. Enjoy a kid-friendly day of festivities such as hay rides, pony rides, duck pond, face painting, bungee jump, train rides, archery, arts and crafts, parrot production and wildlife animals from AWARE Wildlife Center, and entertainment. Sample monk-crafted food products, Abbey Store vendor offerings, and organic farm produce, along with a variety of food concessions. Learn about the history of Monasticism and enjoy the interactive museum, Abbey Church tours, and lectures throughout the day. Shop at the Bonsai Garden & Pottery Store, and the Abbey Gift Shop and bookstore. Free health screenings are offered between 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Handicapped Accessible (Limited) event. Phone: 770-483-8705 - Address: Monastery of the Holy Spirit, 2625 Highway 212, Conyers, GA 30094
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Thunder Over Georgia Air Show - 10/1 - 10/2/16 at 9am-3:30pm
The USAF Thunderbirds will take flight at Robins Air Force Base in Warner Robins, Georgia, to take part in the Thunder over Georgia Air Show! Joining the fun will be a drop in by the Black Daggers Parachute Demonstration Team. Other featured performers are Commemorative Air Force (P-051 Mustang, Corsair F-4U & Nakajima B-5N), Disabled American Veterans Flight Team, MiG-17F, and Harvard MkIV (T-6/SNJ). Visit the facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Robins-Air-Show-2016-304047656310401/?fref=ts for updates and to follow the preparation all the way up to the show. Handicapped Accessible event. Free admission and parking. Phone: 478-922-5100 - Address: Robins Air Force Base Flight Line, Robins Air Force Base, 215 Page Road #269, Warner Robins, GA 31098
24th Annual Covington Cars of the Past Car Show- 10/2/16
You are invited to bring your classic car, motorcycle or golf cart to show, be a sponsor of the car show or to attend and enjoy the cars. This car show is a high quality event that has increased in popularity each year. Last year's event featured 300 antique cars and over three thousand spectators attended. Preregistration for car show is $20 and registration during day of show is $25. Free admission and parking for spectators. Phone: 770-678-5087 - Address: Covington Square, 1124 Clark Street, Covington, GA 30014
Taste of Eatonton - 10/3/16 at 6:30-8:30pm
The Taste of Eatonton takes the stage for one night only and lights up the evening with mouth-watering food and fun, leaving no attendee in hunger. The event offers tastings from more than 20 area eateries from Eatonton and surrounding communities, a silent auction and raffle. These tasty treats are displayed under tents pitched on the expansive green lawn in front of the historic Plaza Arts Center. This is not the event to try to resist temptation. As the night rolls along, settle in to enjoy friends and family, along with outstanding food, beer and wine. Advanced admission is $20 and during day of event is $25. Phone: 706-485-7701 - Address: The Plaza Arts Center, 305 North Madison Avenue, Eatonton, GA 31024
Artful Conversation: Purvis Young - 10/5/16 at 2-3pm
Join Carissa DiCindio, curator of education, for an in-depth gallery conversation on Purvis Young's painting "Angels from Heaven and Earth." Handicapped Accessible. Free admission & parking. Phone: 706-542-4662 - Address: Georgia Museum of Art, 90 Carlton St, Athens, GA 30602
Ray Lee Reception - 10/6/16 at 5-6pm
Ray Lee was awarded a solo exhibition during the OCAF Members at UNG. Lee is known for his delicate graphite drawings. Handicapped Accessible event. Phone: 706-864-1950 - Address: Oconee Faculty Center Gallery, 1201 Bishop Farms Parkway, Watkinsville, GA 30677
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Brooklyn Bridge Film Series: “’Neath Brooklyn Bridge” - 10/6/16 at 7-8:30pm
The 11th film in the East Side Kids series (most famous for "Angels with Dirty Faces") focuses on a gang of tough young kids who try to solve a murder. 1942, 61 min. Handicapped Accessible. Free admission & parking. Phone: 706-542-4662 - Address: Georgia Museum of Art, 90 Carlton St, Athens, GA 30602
North Georgia Folk Festival - 10/8/16 at 11am-9pm
Experience traditional folk music from blues to bluegrass, including performances by John McCutcheon, The Darnell Boys, String Theory, the Rosin Sisters, Emerald Road and more. The festival also will feature traditional craft demonstrations, activities and sales. Crafts include handmade quilts, blacksmithing, wood carving, corn shuck dolls, wool spinning, jewelry making and more. The Kids Fest will feature arts and crafts facilitated by Lyndon House Arts Center staff and animals facilitated by staff from the Sandy Creek Nature Center. Handicapped Accessible event. Costs are $8 to $15 per person and $2 parking fee. Phone: 706-357-4430 - Address: Sandy Creek Park, 400 Holman Road, Athens, GA 30601
Ranger Nick: Georgia Reptiles from the Mountains to the Coast - 10/8/16 at 10-11am
Georgia Farm Monitor's "Ranger Nick" is coming to Jarrell Plantation to share his knowledge of Georgia reptiles. You won't want to miss this opportunity to learn about -and see- these fascinating creatures. Program fee includes presentation and historic site admission for the day. Admission cost is $4-$6.50 per person. Phone: 478-986-5172 - Address: Jarrell Plantation Historic Site, 711 Jarrell Plantation Road, Juliette, GA 31046
Bike Trails Work and Ride - 10/8/16 at 9am-1pm
Join park staff and volunteers for some time spent working on the bike trail, and a guided trail ride afterward. If you assist with trail work there is no charge for. $5 parking fee. Phone: 706-557-3001 - Address: Hard Labor Creek State Park, 5 Hard Labor Creek Road, Rutledge, GA
12th Annual Chili Cook-Off & Fall Festival - 10/8/16 at 11am-4pm
Chili teams compete in two categories with a public chili sampling beginning at 12:30 p.m. Sample, and then vote for your favorite chili, shop the handmade/homegrown market, relax in the beer garden, listen to great music and enjoy a great day. Free admission and parking. Phone: 706-342-1251 - Address: Town Park, 218 W. Jefferson St., Madison, GA 30650
Firefighters Fall 5K & 8K - 10/8/16 at 7-11am
Join us for an annual fall run through one of Georgia's premier historic districts, benefiting Madison's volunteer fire department. The course is an out and back - very fast, and run entirely on paved roads - through beautifully landscaped neighborhoods. You'll forget you're even running when you're amidst one of the "Top 16 Most Picturesque Villages in the World!" Admission cost is $20 per person. Phone: 706-342-1251 - Address: Town Park, 218 W. Jefferson St., Madison, GA 30650
10th Annual Seven Islands Artifact ID Day - 10/8/16 at 12noon-4pm
The public is invited to bring their artifacts to be identified and dated by members of the Ocmulgee Archaeological Society, who will be on hand to identify Native American artifacts from all periods and historic artifacts from the earliest days of settlement. Several noted experts from across Georgia will be on hand to identify and record Clovis, Dalton, and other early projectile points. There will be several artifact collections on display, flintknapping demonstrations, as well as atl-atl, primitive weapons, and friction fire demonstrations. Handicapped Accessible (Limited) event. Free admission and parking. Phone: 770-775-3313 - Address: Indian Springs Hotel/Museum, 1807 Hwy 42 South, Flovilla, GA 30216
Post Monroe Concert - 10/8/16 at 7:30pm
Post Monroe is an up-and-coming country music trio composed of Ashlee Hewitt, Whitney Duncan, and Madison's own Shelby McLeod. In May 2016, they released their self-titled EP, including the hit "Red Hot American Summer." Rolling Stone Magazine counts them among "Ten Country Artists You Need to Know" and, in June, they made their Grande Ole Opry debut. Cost is $30 per person. Phone: 706-342-4743 - Address: Madison-Morgan Cultural Center, 434 S Main St, Madison GA
AthHalf: Health and Fitness Expo - 10/8 at 12noon - 6pm & 10/9/16 7:30am
The AthHalf Expo begins October 8th from noon until 6:00 PM. The AthHalf race begins at 7:30 AM Oct 9. The half marathon begins near City Hall and continues with a parade through the lively and historic downtown Athens! The run continues through the historic Cobbham neighborhood with lots of music and many excited spectators! Leaving Cobbham, you'll turn onto Milledge Avenue, a street known for its signature Greek houses. Follow the music down Milledge all the way to Five Points, where spectators flock as they drink their morning coffee watching runners head into the wooded and picturesque Memorial Park and Bear Hollow Zoo. The 10k point is marked by the famous "Pumpkin Patch Church," which is gorgeous in the crisp fall. Phone: 706-548-1973 - Address: The Classic Center, 300 N. Thomas St, Athens, GA 30606
Sunday Spotlight Tour - 10/9/16 at 3-4pm
Join docents as they lead this tour. All tours meet in the lobby and are free. Handicapped Accessible. Free parking. Phone: 706-542-4662 - Address: Georgia Museum of Art, 90 Carlton St, Athens, GA 30602
Architectural Tour Series - 10/15/16 at 1:30-4pm
Revel in the profound beauty and history of one of the most magnificent places in Georgia with the Monastery of the Holy Spirit Architectural Tour. A trained docent starts this journey weaving the history, design, and construction of this remarkable Trappist community with a visit to the Visitors Center, the restored historic barn, and the Bonsai Garden. Strolling along the Prayer Path, participants proceed to the stunning Abbey Church built by monks over a ten-year period to explore the design and history of this architectural marvel. The tour culminates with a discovery of the historical and environmentally-friendly features of the open-air cloister, the elegant Abbey Cafe, and the enchanting Abbey Store. Proceeds from this tour will be donated to a local community food bank. Cost is $10 per person age 13 and older. Call for more info. Phone: 678-642-0680 - Address: Monastery of the Holy Spirit, 2625 Highway 212 SW, Conyers, GA 30094
Spooky Wagon Ride - 10/21-10/22 & 10/28-10/29/16 at 7:30-9:30pm
Take a frightful wagon ride through a dark and creepy forest. Meet a strange and ghastly cast of characters along the way. Wagon will depart from beach parking lot, each ride lasts about 20 minutes. Rides will be first come, first serve. Volunteer ghosts are needed; contact the park as soon as possible. Costs are $5 plus $5 parking. Phone: 706-557-3001 - Address: Hard Labor Creek State Park, 5 Hard Labor Creek Road, Rutledge, GA
November
Architectural Tour Series - 11/19/16 at 1:30-4pm
Revel in the profound beauty and history of one of the most magnificent places in Georgia with the Monastery of the Holy Spirit Architectural Tour. A trained docent starts this journey weaving the history, design, and construction of this remarkable Trappist community with a visit to the Visitors Center, the restored historic barn, and the Bonsai Garden. Strolling along the Prayer Path, participants proceed to the stunning Abbey Church built by monks over a ten-year period to explore the design and history of this architectural marvel. The tour culminates with a discovery of the historical and environmentally-friendly features of the open-air cloister, the elegant Abbey Cafe, and the enchanting Abbey Store. Proceeds from this tour will be donated to a local community food bank. Cost is $10 per person age 13 and older. Call for more info. Phone: 678-642-0680 - Address: Monastery of the Holy Spirit, 2625 Highway 212 SW, Conyers, GA 30094
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