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Below are lists of festivals, fairs, holiday and special events for the Historic Heartland travel region through 2014. Please call listings contact numbers for more info.
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October
Tour at Two: Highlights from the Permanent Collection - 10/1/14 at 2-3pm
Join docents for a tour of our Permanent Collections at the Georgia Museum of Art. All ages are welcome to attend. Handicapped Accessible event. Free admission and parking. Phone: 706-542-4662 - Address: Georgia Museum of Art, 90 Carlton St, Athens, GA 30602
Old School History Museum Civil War Display - 10/1 - 11/30/14
The Old School History Museum features a number of new items in its Civil War display, including an 1866 U.S. Government Pardon of an Eatonton Confederate sympathizer with Andrew Johnson and William Seward signatures, Confederate discharge papers of an Eatonton soldier and several 1860s period dresses. Visitors will also be fascinated by a video of a Denham family descendant reading an 1864 family letter that details the destruction of Denhamville, Sherman's reason for coming to Eatonton, and the Denham family's narrow escape. The museum is home to the circa 1840 fish weathervane that once graced the Denham Tannery chimney. In addition, the museum has access to artifacts from several private collections and plans to exhibit some of these rarely seen items during the community's Nov. 20-24, 2014, special celebration weekend. A new self-guiding brochure will be ready for visitors who wish to tour at their leisure and without a docent. Handicapped Accessible event. Free admission and parking. Hours of Operation are Sunday at 2-4pm, Monday - Friday at 9am-5pm, and Saturday at 10am-4pm. Phone: 706-923-1655 - Address: The Plaza Arts Center, 305 N Madison Ave, Eatonton, GA 31024
Shouky Shaheen Lecture: Katherine A. Schwab - 10/2/14 at 5:30-7:30pm
The Shouky Shaheen Lecture brings a distinguished nationally or internationally recognized artist or scholar to present a lecture at the University of Georgia's Lamar Dodd School of Art each year. This year's lecture, "The Parthenon Metope Sculptures: Reimagining the Lost Narratives," will be held at the Georgia Museum of Art and presented by artist and professor Katherine Schwab, in conjunction with the exhibition "An Archaeologist's Eye: The Parthenon Drawings of Katherine A. Schwab." Handicapped Accessible event. Free admission and parking. Phone: 706-542-4662 - Address: Georgia Museum of Art, 90 Carlton St, Athens, GA 30602
Shrek The Musical - 10/2 - 10/4/14 at 2:30pm
A wonderful musical based on the Academy Award-winning film, "Shrek The Musical" is the hilarious story of a sarcastic ogre, a blabbermouth donkey, a feisty princess and a villain with a short temper. In a faraway kingdom turned upside down, fairy tale misfits are on a rampage and nothing less than a true hero will do. Luckily, there's one on hand and his name is Shrek! Part romance, part fantasy and all heart, it's a wonderful theatre experience for all ages in the State Theatre of Georgia's Mainstage Theatre (Emily Woodruff Hall). Handicapped Accessible event. Tickets cost are $20-$45 each. Phone: 706-256-0955 - Address: Springer Opera House
103 10th St, Columbus, GA 31901
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25th Annual Georgia National Fair- Georgia Grown - 10/2 - 10/25/14 at 8am-10pm
Experience fun livestock and horse shows, competitive exhibits, food, rides and games, vendors, major concerts, street entertainers, family entertainment, circus and nightly fireworks. Costs are $8 - $65. Call for details. Phone: 478-987-3247 - Address: Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter, 401 Larry Walker Pkwy, Perry, GA 31069
First Fridays in Downtown Madison - 10/3/14 at 5-8pm
Visit the shops, galleries, and restaurants of Historic Downtown Madison every First Friday when the downtown stays open late. Enjoy live music, art exhibits, and food and beverage samples. Take a stroll through the historic district. Handicapped Accessible event. Free admission and parking. Phone: 706-342-4454 - Address: Downtown Madison Shopping District, 115 E Jefferson St, Madison, GA 30650
Lunch and Learn: Feminism and the Guerrilla Girls - 10/3/14 at 12:30-1:30pm
UGA faculty and staff are invited to join Lynn Boland, Pierre Daura Curator of European Art, and Sarah Kate Gillespie, curator of American art, for a look ahead at the upcoming exhibition "Not Ready to Make Nice: Guerrilla Girls in the Artworld and Beyond." Lunch will be provided, but space is limited. Please email Carissa DiCindio, curator of education, at cdicindi@uga.edu to reserve a space. Handicapped Accessible event. Free admission and parking. Phone:706-542-4662 - Address: Georgia Museum of Art, 90 Carlton St, Athens, GA 30602
Nevermore Hills Haunted Trail at the Museum of Aviation - 10/3-10/4, 10/10-10/11, 10/17-10/18, 10/25 - 10/26 & 10/31/14 at 8-11pm
Dr. Rod Usher was a military scientist who secretly began cloning animal and plant DNA/traits to humans to produce a super human military. Due to his unconventional and highly questionable practices, his project was closed and classified as the "Nevermore Project." He was dishonorably discharged and exiled along with his wife. Nevermore Hills Haunted Trail will include a variety of scares in the woods, as well as a number of haunted barns. Volunteers from the Warner Robins community have been working diligently for the last few months to prepare for this exciting new fundraiser. The cost for the haunted trail will be $13 per person and ticket sales will end by 11 p.m. Children ages 12 and under should be accompanied by an adult. All funds raised through the trail will be used for operating support for both the Museum of Aviation Foundation and the Georgia Aviation Hall of Fame. Phone: 478-926-6870 - Address: Museum of Aviation, 200 Hwy 247, Warner Robins, GA 31088
Haunted Halloween Trail - 10/3-10/4, 10/10-10/11, 10/17-10/18, 10/24-10/25 & 10/31-11/1/14 at 8-11:30pm
The zombie apocalypse is upon us. Come to Zombie Farms and witness the dawn of a new era instead of hiding in your home and barricading the doors and windows. The government media complex would have you believe the undead must be feared and destroyed. One farmer knows better. He has discovered the secret to repressing the blood cravings of the undead and putting them to better use. So when you see strange slow moving scarecrows working nearby fields, fear not. The solution to the crippled economy and global climate change is at hand: a labor force that will require no payment, never complain, never pollute the environment and never rest. Admission cost is $20 per person. Phone: 706-395-0085 - Address: Zombie Farms & the Ghosts of Smithonia Road, 568 Smithonia Rd, Winterville, GA 30683
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Zombie Farms Halloween Trail - 10/3-10/4, 10/10-10/11, 10/17-10/18, 10/25-10/26 & 10/31/14 at 8-11:30pm
Looking for something different this October? Come visit the new location of Zombie Farms where you can be a zombie and find a place to call home in a world full of brain bashing humans.The zombie apocolypse is upon us. Come to Zombie Farms and witness the dawn of a new era. For the humans, you no longer need to hide your home, barricading the doors and windows. The government media complex would have you believe the undead must be feared and destroyed. One farmer knows better. He has discovered the secret to repressing the blood cravings of the undead and putting them to better use. So when you see strange slow moving scarecrows working nearby fields fear not. The solution to the crippled economy is at hand: a labor force that will require no payment, never complain, and never rest. Here you will be trained in a way of life that allows you to be a productive member of a new society, while being protected from all the humans who would like to destroy your kind forever. Cost is $20 per person. Phone: 888-776-9321 - Address: Zombie Farms, 568 Smithonia Rd., Winterville, GA 30683
2014 Old Jail Tours - 10/4/14 at 10am-2pm
Explore the history of Conyers and Rockdale County for free 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. Free admission and parking. Phone: 770-922-3740 - Address: Old Jail Museum, 967 Milstead Ave., Conyers, GA 30012
Georgia State Astronomy - Observatory Open House - 10/4/14 at 6:30-7:30pm
Georgia State University's Observatory will have an open house monthly. In case of inclement weather, facilities will be open for a tour and slideshow. Large groups need reservations: 404-413-6024. Night sky observations start one-half hour after sunset. Open house lasts all day. Handicapped Accessible event. Free show, $5 parking.

Astronomy Day Night Time Paddle - 10/4/14 at 8-10pm
Georgia State University's Observatory will have an open house monthly. In case of inclement weather, facilities will be open for a tour and slideshow. Large groups need reservations: 404-413-6024. Night sky observations start one-half hour after sunset. Open house lasts all day. Handicapped Accessible event. Free show, $5 parking. Phone: 706-557-3001 - Address: Hard Labor Creek State Park, 5 Hard Labor Creek Road, Rutledge, GA 30663
First Saturday Village Market - 10/4, 10/11, 10/18 & 10/25/14 at 9am-1pm
This market is designed to attract artists who hand craft their product or who grow produce locally. Some of produce is organic and identified as so by farmers. This market is open to local artists who produce jewelry, dog clothings, hard and soft candies, pets, melons, cucumbers, etc... We are located on the campus of Mercer University in Mercer Village. See the growing campus, collaboration between the Univeristy, schools of journalish with the Macon Telegraph, athletic departments and redefining of Tattnall Square Park and surrounding neighborhoods. LimitedHandicapped Accessible. Pets are welcome. Free admission and parking. Phone: 478-741-3338 Address: Francar's Buffalo Wings, 1365 Linden Ave, Macon GA
Polar Bear Den - 10/7/14 at 10:30-11:15am
Toddlers and their adult buddies enjoy some great stories, a little art, and a little science. Cost are $5 per child (ages 2 to 5) and adults are free. Phone: 478-477-3232 - Address: Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210
Full Moon Kayak Tour - 10/10 & 10/11/14 at 8-10pm
Join a guided tour of Lake Rutledge, and enjoy a peaceful paddle under a bright moon. Listen for night sounds, enjoy the night sky, and learn about the history of Hard Labor Creek State Park. There will be "Super Moons" during the months of July, August and September this summer of 2014. Register in advance. Cost is $15 per person and $5 parking fee. Phone: 706-557-3001 - Address: Hard Labor Creek State Park, 5 Hard Labor Creek Road, Rutledge, GA 30663
New Moon Kayak Tour - 10/25/14 at 7:30-9:30pm
Lake Rutledge is a great place to enjoy the nightsounds, star-gazing, and a relaxing time on the water. A new moon means that many stars will be visible on the night-time paddle. Register in advance. $15 admission and $5 parking fee. Phone: 706-557-3001 - Address: Hard Labor Creek State Park, 5 Hard Labor Creek Road, Rutledge, GA 30663
Home School Wednesdays - 10/29/14 at 1:30-3pm
Join a park ranger and learn about the natural sciences and get some fun physical fitness by doing a variety of activities at Hard Labor Creek State Park. Each month will cover a different topic. Please register in advance. All activities will be outdoors. Cost is $3 per person and $5 parking fee. Phone: 706-557-3001 - Address: Hard Labor Creek State Park, 5 Hard Labor Creek Road, Rutledge, GA 30663
November
Zombie Farms Halloween Trail - 11/1/14 at 8-11:30pm
Looking for something different this October? Come visit the new location of Zombie Farms where you can be a zombie and find a place to call home in a world full of brain bashing humans.The zombie apocolypse is upon us. Come to Zombie Farms and witness the dawn of a new era. For the humans, you no longer need to hide your home, barricading the doors and windows. The government media complex would have you believe the undead must be feared and destroyed. One farmer knows better. He has discovered the secret to repressing the blood cravings of the undead and putting them to better use. So when you see strange slow moving scarecrows working nearby fields fear not. The solution to the crippled economy is at hand: a labor force that will require no payment, never complain, and never rest. Here you will be trained in a way of life that allows you to be a productive member of a new society, while being protected from all the humans who would like to destroy your kind forever. Cost is $20 per person. Phone: 888-776-9321 - Address: Zombie Farms, 568 Smithonia Rd., Winterville, GA 30683
Haunted Halloween Trail - 11/1/14 at 8-11:30pm
The zombie apocalypse is upon us. Come to Zombie Farms and witness the dawn of a new era instead of hiding in your home and barricading the doors and windows. The government media complex would have you believe the undead must be feared and destroyed. One farmer knows better. He has discovered the secret to repressing the blood cravings of the undead and putting them to better use. So when you see strange slow moving scarecrows working nearby fields, fear not. The solution to the crippled economy and global climate change is at hand: a labor force that will require no payment, never complain, never pollute the environment and never rest. Admission cost is $20 per person. Phone: 706-395-0085 - Address: Zombie Farms & the Ghosts of Smithonia Road, 568 Smithonia Rd, Winterville, GA 30683
Nevermore Hills Haunted Trail at the Museum of Aviation - 11/1/14 at 8-11pm
Dr. Rod Usher was a military scientist who secretly began cloning animal and plant DNA/traits to humans to produce a super human military. Due to his unconventional and highly questionable practices, his project was closed and classified as the "Nevermore Project." He was dishonorably discharged and exiled along with his wife. Nevermore Hills Haunted Trail will include a variety of scares in the woods, as well as a number of haunted barns. Volunteers from the Warner Robins community have been working diligently for the last few months to prepare for this exciting new fundraiser. The cost for the haunted trail will be $13 per person and ticket sales will end by 11 p.m. Children ages 12 and under should be accompanied by an adult. All funds raised through the trail will be used for operating support for both the Museum of Aviation Foundation and the Georgia Aviation Hall of Fame. Phone: 478-926-6870 - Address: Museum of Aviation, 200 Hwy 247, Warner Robins, GA 31088
2014 Old Jail Tours - 11/1/14 at 10am-2pm
Explore the history of Conyers and Rockdale County for free 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. Free admission and parking. Phone: 770-922-3740 - Address: Old Jail Museum, 967 Milstead Ave., Conyers, GA 30012
First Saturday Village Market - 11/1, 11/8, 11/15, 11/22 & 11/29/14 at 9am-1pm
This market is designed to attract artists who hand craft their product or who grow produce locally. Some of produce is organic and identified as so by farmers. This market is open to local artists who produce jewelry, dog clothings, hard and soft candies, pets, melons, cucumbers, etc... We are located on the campus of Mercer University in Mercer Village. See the growing campus, collaboration between the Univeristy, schools of journalish with the Macon Telegraph, athletic departments and redefining of Tattnall Square Park and surrounding neighborhoods. LimitedHandicapped Accessible. Pets are welcome. Free admission and parking. Phone: 478-741-3338 Address: Francar's Buffalo Wings, 1365 Linden Ave, Macon GA
Old School History Museum Civil War Display - 11/1 - 11/30/14
The Old School History Museum features a number of new items in its Civil War display, including an 1866 U.S. Government Pardon of an Eatonton Confederate sympathizer with Andrew Johnson and William Seward signatures, Confederate discharge papers of an Eatonton soldier and several 1860s period dresses. Visitors will also be fascinated by a video of a Denham family descendant reading an 1864 family letter that details the destruction of Denhamville, Sherman's reason for coming to Eatonton, and the Denham family's narrow escape. The museum is home to the circa 1840 fish weathervane that once graced the Denham Tannery chimney. In addition, the museum has access to artifacts from several private collections and plans to exhibit some of these rarely seen items during the community's Nov. 20-24, 2014, special celebration weekend. A new self-guiding brochure will be ready for visitors who wish to tour at their leisure and without a docent. Handicapped Accessible event. Free admission and parking. Hours of Operation are Sunday at 2-4pm, Monday - Friday at 9am-5pm, and Saturday at 10am-4pm. Phone: 706-923-1655 - Address: The Plaza Arts Center, 305 N Madison Ave, Eatonton, GA 31024
Polar Bear Den - 11/4/14 at 10:30-11:15am
Toddlers and their adult buddies enjoy some great stories, a little art, and a little science. Cost are $5 per child (ages 2 to 5) and adults are free. Phone: 478-477-3232 - Address: Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210
First Fridays in Downtown Madison - 11/7/14 at 5-8pm
Visit the shops, galleries, and restaurants of Historic Downtown Madison every First Friday when the downtown stays open late. Enjoy live music, art exhibits, and food and beverage samples. Take a stroll through the historic district. Handicapped Accessible event. Free admission and parking. Phone: 706-342-4454 - Address: Downtown Madison Shopping District, 115 E Jefferson St, Madison, GA 30650
Bike Trails Work and Ride - 11/8/14 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 the ride. $5 parking fee. Phone: 706-557-3001 - Address: Hard Labor Creek State Park, 5 Hard Labor Creek Road, Rutledge, GA 30663
December
Polar Bear Den - 12/2/14 at 10:30-11:15am
Toddlers and their adult buddies enjoy some great stories, a little art, and a little science. Cost are $5 per child (ages 2 to 5) and adults are free. Phone: 478-477-3232 - Address: Museum of Arts and Sciences, 4182 Forsyth Road, Macon, GA 31210
First Fridays in Downtown Madison - 12/5/14 at 5-8pm
Visit the shops, galleries, and restaurants of Historic Downtown Madison every First Friday when the downtown stays open late. Enjoy live music, art exhibits, and food and beverage samples. Take a stroll through the historic district. Handicapped Accessible event. Free admission and parking. Phone: 706-342-4454 - Address: Downtown Madison Shopping District, 115 E Jefferson St, Madison, GA 30650
2014 Old Jail Tours - 12/6/14 at 10am-2pm
Explore the history of Conyers and Rockdale County for free 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. Free admission and parking. Phone: 770-922-3740 - Address: Old Jail Museum, 967 Milstead Ave., Conyers, GA 30012
First Saturday Village Market - 12/6, 12/13, 12/20 & 12/27/14 at 9am-1pm
This market is designed to attract artists who hand craft their product or who grow produce locally. Some of produce is organic and identified as so by farmers. This market is open to local artists who produce jewelry, dog clothings, hard and soft candies, pets, melons, cucumbers, etc... We are located on the campus of Mercer University in Mercer Village. See the growing campus, collaboration between the Univeristy, schools of journalish with the Macon Telegraph, athletic departments and redefining of Tattnall Square Park and surrounding neighborhoods. LimitedHandicapped Accessible. Pets are welcome. Free admission and parking. Phone: 478-741-3338 Address: Francar's Buffalo Wings, 1365 Linden Ave, Macon GA
2015
First Saturday Village Market - 9/6, 9/13, 9/20 & 9/27/14 at 9am-1pm
10/4, 10/11, 10/18 & 10/25/14 at 9am-1pm
11/1, 11/8, 11/15, 11/22 & 11/29/14 at 9am-1pm
12/6, 12/13, 12/20 & 12/27/14 at 9am-1pm
1/3, 1/10, 1/17, 1/24 & 1/31/15 at 9am-1pm
2/7, 2/14, 2/21 & 2/28/15 at 9am-1pm
3/7, 3/14, 3/21 & 3/28/15 at 9am-1pm
4/4, 4/11, 4/18 & 4/25/15 at 9am-1pm
5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 6/23 & 5/30/15 at 9am-1pm
6/6, 6/13, 6/20 & 6/27/15 at 9am-1pm
7/4/15 at 9am-1pm
This market is designed to attract artists who hand craft their product or who grow produce locally. Some of produce is organic and identified as so by farmers. This market is open to local artists who produce jewelry, dog clothings, hard and soft candies, pets, melons, cucumbers, etc... We are located on the campus of Mercer University in Mercer Village. See the growing campus, collaboration between the Univeristy, schools of journalish with the Macon Telegraph, athletic departments and redefining of Tattnall Square Park and surrounding neighborhoods. LimitedHandicapped Accessible. Pets are welcome. Free admission and parking. Phone: 478-741-3338 Address: Francar's Buffalo Wings, 1365 Linden Ave, Macon GA
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