February Activities – Lake Oconee

February Activities 

February 3rd, 4th, 11th, & 18th Live Music at the Perk Avenue in Downtown Madison

Enjoy live music by several different artists on several Fridays/Saturdays throughout the month. Feb. 3rd @ 7:30PM – Phillip Dudley, Feb. 4th @ 8:30 PM – Beer Bottle Rockets, Feb. 11th @ 8:30PM – Monday’s Alibi, Feb. 18th @ 7:30 Justin Huff. The Perk Avenue is located at 111 W Jefferson St, Madison, GA 30650.

Perk Avenue in Madison Georgia
Photo taken from PerkAve.com



February 5th Celebrate Black History Month at the Morgan County African American Museum

The Morgan County African American Museum will be hosting an opening reception on February 5th from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM. There will also be an artist talk with Lynn Marshall-Linnemeier and Sandra Hall Cummings. Visit http://mcaam.org/ for more details!

Morgan County African-American Museum logo
Photo taken from http://mcaam.org/



February 10th-11th Into the Woods Jr. at the Plaza Arts Center

The Lake Oconee Academy High School Drama Program is performing Into the Woods, a “musical fairytale about wishes and the choices we make.” You can watch the performance on two separate occasions: Feb. 10th and Feb. 11th at 7:00 PM. For more information and to purchase tickets https://loa.ticketleap.com/intothewoods/

February 11th Fire and Ice Festival in Eatonton

Get fired up or chill out at the Fire and Ice Festival held by Eatonton Main Street. The festival will be held from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Eatonton Cotton Warehouse. Crazy stuff will be happening like people performing fire tricks and people carving ice sculptures! You will also be able to see Elsa and Anna from Frozen and get your face painted by them! This is a FREE event and will be a ton of fun for the kids! For more information, https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-inaugural-fire-and-ice-festival-presented-by-eatonton-main-street-tickets-31200553696?aff=es2

Fire and Ice Festival in Eatonton, Georgia
Photo taken from http://www.eatontonmainstreet.com/



February 13th 2017 Heart & Soul Fashion Show at The Ritz Carlton, Lake Oconee

Come out and enjoy the annual Heart & Soul Fashion show and luncheon in the Grand Ballroom at the Ritz Carlton. The Mistress of Ceremonies will be Brenda Wood from 11 Alive news and guests will be able to see the new Spring collection from Sonia Says of Athens. Proceeds from this event will help support the Good Samaritan Hospital. In addition to the fashion show and lunch, a silent auction will also be held. The event starts at 11:30 AM and tickets are $125/person and can be purchased here!

February 14th Valentine’s Pop-Up Dinner at Farmview Market in Madison

Farmview Market is holding a very special 5-course dinner for Valentine’s Day♥. The dinner will last from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM and live music will be played throughout dinner as well. Some of the food being served includes roasted butternut squash, Sapelo Island clam chowder, and snapper served over lobster risotto. Dinner is $45 a person. Farmview will also be holding a separate ‘Make-and-Take Valentines Bouquet class’ that starts at 5:30 and costs $25 per couple. For more information about this event and to purchase tickets click here.

February 18th Denim and Diamonds at The Ritz Carlton, Lake Oconee

Don’t miss out on all the fun at the 4th annual Denim and Diamonds event held at The Ritz Carlton. Denim and Diamonds is a charity fundraiser that helps support the Lake Oconee Academy Foundation. There will be dancing, live music, a lip sync contest, and auction items. This is event has a huge turnout and is such fun for all guests who attend. The event is from 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM and the attire is “Texas Black Tie – Jeans and Gowns Welcome” – to purchase tickets or learn more about Denim and Diamonds visit

February 23rd-25th Antiques Show and Sale at the Madison Morgan Cultural Center

The preview party for the Antiques show Thursday, February 23rd from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM, tickets for the preview party are $50/ticket and also includes entry for Friday and Saturday. February 24th & 25th from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM, $10/ticket. For more information visit http://www.mmcc-arts.org/antiques-show.html

February 24th Free Film Screening at the Madison Morgan Cultural Center

On Friday, February 24th at 9:00 AM the film, Discovering Dave: Spirit Captured in Clay will be playing at the Madison Morgan Cultural Center. The film is around an hour long and afterwards there will be a Q & A session with the filmmakers – Mark Albertin and George Wingard. The film is about an 1800’s slave potter, David Drake, from Edgefield, South Carolina. For more information visit http://visitmadisonga.com/mc-events/free-film-screening-discovering-dave-spirit-captured-in-clay/?mc_id=2762

February 25th Diamond Masquerade: A Mardi Gras Gala at Merchants Hall in Downtown Madison

The Steffen Thomas Museum of Art is hold a Mardi Gras themed fundraising event at Merchants Hall in Downtown Madison. The event will take place on Saturday, February 25th from 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM and attire is optional black tie. The Atlanta Seventeen Big Band will be playing live and the Washington Grass Inn will be serving a New Orleans style cuisine. All the funds raised by this event help to support the Steffen Thomas Museum of Art programming. For more information and to purchase tickets http://steffenthomas.org/diamond-masquerade-a-mardi-gras-gala/

Diamond Masquerade - Steffen Thomas Museum of Art
Photo taken from http://steffenthomas.org/