August Events at Lake Oconee

August Events at Lake Oconee
Tuesday, August 8th | Make Ahead Meals Class | Madison
Farmview Schoolhouse is hosting another meal planning class complete with advice on how and what meals to plan, a two week meal plan and a shopping list. This class focuses on farm to table foods making it an excellent choice for families who looking to eat healthier and save money. This class starts at5:30PM and is $25/person. For more information visit
Wednesday, August 10th – 12th  | Tasties, Toddies & Theatrics | Greensboro
If you love Broadway shows, then this is the event for you. This is The Lake Country Players 5th Annual Tasties, Toddies & Theatrics show. You’ll enjoy Broadway tunes and English comedy. The event takes place at Festival Hall in Greensboro and starts at 5:30. Tickets are $50/person. For more information visit here
Saturday, August 12th | Make and Take Tea Blending Class | Madison
Farmview hits another homerun with this class focusing on tea blending. You’ll learn everything you need to know about creating unique tea blends with the award-winning tea maker, Andi Biron. You even get to take home your very own digestive blend tea. This class is $35/person and is from 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. For more information visit
Saturday, August 12th | Back to School Celebration & Movie Night | Eatonton
Join the Putnam County Recreation Department for a Back to School Celebration. Starting at 5:30 the community can come out and enjoy a car show, bounce-y house, games and more. The movie, Monster Trucks will start at dark. A fun (free) event for the entire family to enjoy! For more information visit their Facebook, here
Saturday, August 12th | Meet Me at the Plaza Outdoor Concert Series | Eatonton
The last performance in the Outdoor Summer Concert Series at the Plaza Arts Center will feature the local band, Good Vibrations. Good Vibrations plays a variety of music including classic rock, oldies, Motown and more. The concert will start at 7:00PM and tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the gate. Remember to bring your lawn chairs and blankets to sit on, plus food (there will be food options available at the concert). For more information visit,
Thursday, August 17th | Make and Take Hypertufa Class | Madison
If you’re wondering what a hypertufa is then you’re in the same boat as us. A hypertufa is actually a cement like plant holder. They are very beautiful and come in all shape and sizes. This Farmview Schoolhouse workshop with Jim Rowland shows you the ins and outs of creating a hypertufa planter AND you get to take it home when you’re finished! The workshop starts at 2:00PM and is $35/person. For more information visit
Wednesday, August 23rd | Pasta-Making 101 | Madison
Join culinary butcher John Stapleton in this workshop all about pasta making. This two-hour workshop is geared towards learning how to make pasta from beginning to end. Students will make two different kinds of noodles, fettucine and pappardelle as well as learn all the basics for all pasta making. You’ll also learn how to make a yummy sauce to go with your noodles! The class starts at 5:00 and is $25/person. For more information visit
Thursday, August 24th | Herbal Salve-Making 101 | Madison
In this Farmview workshop you’ll learn how to create herbal salves as well as learn about essential oils and their properties. Mandi Yates-Ellwood will explain the healing properties of everyday common herbs that you’ll find in your yard or that you can start growing. This is an excellent class for those who are interested in learning more about natural remedies and living a healthy life. You’ll be able to take home your own herbal salve after class! This workshop starts at 5PM and is $30/person. For more information visit
Friday, August 25th | Lewis Grizzard Tribute | Greensboro
Join Bill Orberst, Jr. as he performs a tribute show in honor of Lewis Grizzard. It is sure to be a good time with lots of laughter and Southern humor. The event starts at 7:30PM and tickets are $25/person. For more information or to purchase tickets call 762-243-8022 or visit here
Saturday, August 26th | Southern Classic BBQ Competition | Madison
Farmview Market is hosting the Southern Classic BBQ Competition on August 26th. This a free event for those who are attending. For those wishing to participate in the competition, there is a $50 entry fee. The competition has three different categories: chicken, pork ribs and beef tri-tip. Attendees will also be able to enjoy live music and fun activities for the entire family. For more information visit here
Saturday, August 26th | Motown & More! | Eatonton
A one-time only show that is sure to be a ton of fun. Not only do you get to enjoy some Motown oldies, but you’ll also get to enjoy a choreographed performance. There will be tributes to performers like The Supremes, Michael Jackson, The Temptations and more! The show starts at 8PM and tickets range from $25 to $35. To purchase tickets or for more information visit
Saturday, August 26th | Summer Nights Concert Series – The Jake Bartley Band | Eatonton
The Jake Bartley Band will be playing at the Eatonton Cotton Warehouse for their Summer Nights Concert Series sponsored by Eatonton Main Street and The Peoples Bank. Based out of South Carolina, the Jake Bartley Band plays a mixture of country, rock and jazz. They have been recognized both as a band and individually across the nation. The concert will start at 8PM and will also feature The III Wind Band. Tickets online are $10, at the door $15 and a VIP table of 4 is $40. For more information and to visit here
Saturday, August 26th | Hot August Night at the Museum | Eatonton
Memory Lane Classic Car Museum is hosting a “parking lot party” and free concert in the parking lot of their museum! This is a free event and sure to be a good time. The Blind Driver Band will be performing live and there will even be an Elvis impersonator! The party will take place from 7PM-10PM. For more information call 706-991-1835 or visit their Facebook page