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Eatonton to Welcome Back Gold Medalist

Eatonton to Welcome Back Gold Medalist

The City of Eatonton & The Plaza Arts Center will welcome home Eatonton’s Gold Medalist, Vincent Hancock at 6 p.m. via motorcade at The Plaza on August 18th.

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Eatonton Chamber to Plan Homecoming for Gold Medalist

Eatonton Chamber to Plan Homecoming for Gold Medalist

The Chamber will organize a homecoming for Eatonton's Gold Medalist, Vincent Hancock.

More details to come.

If you'd like to volunteer for the event, call 706-485-7701.

Farmers Market Open Saturdays

Farmers Market Open Saturdays

Head over to The Village of Harmony Crossing for fresh vegetables, milk, meat and baked goods at the Farmers Market.

The market, open Saturdays, returned for the season in May.

See more information online.

Celebrate 4th of July at Lake Freedom Festival

Celebrate 4th of July at Lake Freedom Festival

Head over to Lake Sinclair for a 4th of July Celebration!

A 5K and Fun Run kicks off the day at 8 a.m. and then in the afternoon from 1-8 p.m., kids can enjoy the water zone and parents can enjoy the shopping!

The day ends on a final note with fireworks.

See more information.

Youth Summer Arts Camp Features Arts, Writing

Youth Summer Arts Camp Features Arts, Writing

 

The Plaza Arts Center hosts a Summer Art Camp for youth in July.

The dates are: July 16-20 (Monday-Friday) from 9-noon.

Here is what the camp offers this year: 
- Paper Making and work with Paper Mache`
- Weaving bracelets and bookmarks
- Abstract Drawing
- Daily drawing instruction and sketching time
- Lettering/Calligraphy
- “Stomp It Up” – intro to modern clogging/tap dance
- Poetry Writing

Annual Dairy Festival Set for June

Annual Dairy Festival Set for June

EATONTON, GA.-- The annual Central Georgia festival that celebrates the local dairy industry, Eatonton's Dairy Festival, returns June 2. 

The festival events take place around the Putnam County Courthouse and is sponsored by the Pilot Club.

Main events involve  a parade, BBQ, live entertainment. Here is the 2012 festival schedule:

8 a.m.    Road Races -Sponsored by the Farmers and Merchants Bank

9 a.m.    Booths open on and around the Courthouse Square

10 a.m.  Parade  Click for Parade Rules and Application