August Events in Georgia’s Lake Country | Things to do in August at Lake Oconee

August 9-11 | Tasties, Toddies and Theatrics| Festival Hall, Greensboro, GA
The Lake Country Players present their annual dinner theater event. The evening starts off with dinner, catered by a local favorite Save Room for Seconds. Following dinner get ready to laugh as the players present a one-act comedy, “Check Please”. Next, guests are treated to a Cabaret of 12 popular Broadway and cinematic songs. Doors open at 5:30pm and meal service begins at 6pm. $50 / Tables seat 6. Call 706-819-3190 for tickets

August 11 | Comedian Henry Cho | Oconee Brewing Co., Greensboro, GA
A night you won’t regret. Listen to Henry Cho while he makes you laugh. Tickets $20-$50 at

August 18 | Outdoor Summer Concert Series| The Plaza Arts Center, Eatonton, GA
7:00pm – 10:00pm
Back for the second year in a row! If you saw Kurt Thomas perform last year, you know why we brought him back the second year in a row!  If you missed the show due to the weather last year…don’t miss this country boy and his amazing list of covers and original music.   Andy’s BBQ will be back selling their delicious BBQ plates and 44 Draft House and Growler Bar will be selling two different types of craft beer. Tickets $12 in advance; $15 at the door

August 24 | Paint with the Artist Fundraiser| Hard Labor Creek State Park, Rutledge, GA
7:00pm – 9:00pm
The theme is sunflowers. Tickets $35

August 25 | 2nd Annual Southern Classic BBQ Competition| Farmview Market, Madison, GA 
11:00am – 5:00pm
Join us as local teams face off in the second Southern Classic BBQ competition. Contestants will be sampling chicken, pork ribs and beef tri-tip. BBQ meals will also be available for purchase. Enjoy live music, kids crafts and more. Fun for the family.
Tickets $2/one ticket; $15/10 tickets; $30/30 tickets

August 25 | The Oconee Cellar 20th Anniversary Party| The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Greensboro, GA 
6:00pm – 10:00pm
Help The Oconee Cellar, Celebrate 20 years in business in Georgia’s Lake Country! Wine, local brews, signature cocktails, a live band, and dinner prepared by The Ritz-Carlton catering team all located at the newly constructed 6,000 square foot Pavilion. Space is limited. Tickets $50

August 28 | Paint Your Pet Fundraiser| Iron Fork Café, Eatonton, GA
4:00pm – 7:00pm
Paint a portrait of your pet – No experience necessary. Everything you need to paint your pet like a pro. 1st glass of wine is complimentary/additional glasses offered at 1/2 price **Fee and Photo of pet require by date to be determined. $60 Register contact: Lynn Herbert

August 4, 11, 18, 25 | ORHS Pet Adoption| Iron Fork Café, Eatonton, GA
4:00pm – 7:00pm
Aug 4, 8:00am – 12:00pm @ORHS Adoption Center, Greensboro, GA; Aug 11, 6:00am – 9:00am @Publix Super Market Lake Oconee, Greensboro, GA; Aug 18, 9:00am – 11:00am @Dalton Carpet One Floor & Home, Eatonton, GA; Aug 25, 6:00am – 10:00am @Farmview Market, Madison, GA.