Friday, March 3rd Live Music at Perk Avenue – Madison
Enjoy the end to a long work week at Perk Avenue listening to the Sanctified Revival Band. The show starts at 4:56PM and there is a $7 cover charge. For more information visit http://perkave.com/
Friday – Sunday, March 3-5th Georgia Tiny House Festival – Eatonton
Attention! Calling all HGTV and Tiny House lovers!! The United Tiny House Association will be holding the Georgia Tiny House Festival at the Ooh La La Lavender Farm in Eatonton Friday through Sunday. This is an event you won’t want to miss! There will be more than two dozen different tiny homes for festival goers to gawk at! Whether it’s a bus, a camper, or a home this festival has everything you’re looking for. A definite must for those interested in pursuing the simplistic tiny house lifestyle.
Friday the event is FREE to everyone from 5-8PM
One-day ticket – $20
Two-day ticket – $35
Campsite – $15-$40 – you must have a one/two-day ticket purchased as well.
World Premiere of “Living Tiny Legally: Part Two” – (Red Carpet Event – FREE lavender ice cream and popcorn) – $5.99
**Children 12 & under are free
Saturday, March 4th Beekeeping, Learn the Essentials – Madison
Spend the day with experienced beekeeper, Linda Rivers, learning the essentials to beekeeping. You will learn things like how to prepare yourself, what type of equipment you need, how to get your bees, placement of your hive, etc. This class will take place at the Farmview Market in Madison from 10AM-12PM. Tickets are $25 a person and you must be 16 or older to participate. For more information visit, https://farmviewmarket.com/event/beekeeping-learning-essentials-linda-rivers/
Saturday, March 4th 3rd Annual “Seuss On The Loose” Celebration – Eatonton
Bring the kiddos out for a day of fun at Putnam County Primary School in Eatonton. The morning starts off with a one-mile fun run at 9:30, then later kids can play games and participate in all sorts of fun activities. There will also be a great selection of items to bid on for a silent auction. Wristbands are $10 a child and lets them participate in all the activities. This events helps support Putnam County Ferst Foundation with all proceeds going towards Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy. For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/events/373303003038896/
Friday, March 10th Tickets GO ON SALE for Dancing With the Lake Oconee Stars
Tickets will go on sale Friday, March 10th at 9:00 AM for Dancing With the Lake Oconee Stars. You can only purchase tickets by phone at 706-453-1908. Last year tickets sold out within just a few hours, so if you want to go, you better be ready at 9AM! However, you CAN start VOTING for KIM LOGAN and JERRY FOWLER NOW at www.firstcall.me. The actual event will take place Thursday, March 23rd.
Saturday, March 11th Homesteading Class – Madison
Mark Tewksbury will be hosting a Homesteading class at Farmview Market on Saturday, March 11th from 9:30AM-12:00PM. In this class, Mark will take you to his own homestead in Morgan county and show you the ins and outs of his lifestyle. He will talk all about growing your own food and raising animals like chickens, turkeys, draft horses, sheep, bees and beef cows. This class is $15/person and is for adults and children over the age of 10. For more information go to https://farmviewmarket.com/event/homesteading-day-life-local-homesteader-mark-tewksbury/
Saturday, March 11th Live Music at Perk Avenue – Madison
Listen to live music by performer, E. G. Knight, starting at 8:00PM. There is a $20 cover charge at the door or $15 if purchased in advance. For more information visit http://perkave.com/
Saturday, March 11th Greene County Habitat for Humanity Clay Shoot – Sparta
Greene County Habitat for Humanity is holding its first annual charity Clay Shoot. The clay shoot will take place at the Old Hudson Plantation in Sparta. An individual ticket is $175 and for a team of 4 individuals it’s $700. Each ticket includes your breakfast, lunch, ear plugs and 100 shells. You also get to attend the award ceremony afterwards. There will be other games as well as a raffle to participate in. All proceeds go towards Greene County Habitat for Humanity. For more information visit http://givehabitatashot.whindo.com
Thursday, March 16th “An Irish Heart” at The Plaza Arts Center – Eatonton
Fun for both kids and adults. Get your tickets for this great St. Patricks Day performance featuring Chloe Agnew of Celtic Woman and the Atlanta Pops Orchestra. The performance begins at 7:30PM and tickets range in price from $25-$75 a person. For more information visit http://www.opas.org/events/2017/03/16/irish-heart
Friday-Sunday, March 17th-19th Lake Oconee Food and Wine Festival
This is a festival weekend full of fun, wine, and great food!! You have your choice of 6 different events taking place over the weekend. Some of the events include a St. Patrick’s Day party Friday night, The Grand Tasting Event on Saturday, and the Farewell Gospel Brunch on Sunday. Tickets for these events start at $75 and go up to $150 – each event is sold separately. For more information visit http://www.oconeefoodandwine.com/festival-events.shtml
Saturday, March 18th St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at Farmview Market – Madison
This a FREE event hosted at Farmview Market in Madison. Stop by from 10AM to 2PM and let the kids participate in some crafts, sample some food, and check out butcher shop specials. For more information visit, https://www.facebook.com/FarmviewMarket
Saturday, March 19th The Big Event – Eatonton
The Lake Oconee Area Builders Association is hosting their Annual Big Event. The event features different businesses in the lake area, car and boat show, and a ‘kid zone’. There will be food and crafts for the kids. This is a FREE event and the Kim and Lin Logan Real Estate team will be here! Stop by and see us, we will be there all day from 11AM-5PM. For more information visit, www.LOBALive.com
Thursday, March 23rd Dancing With The Lake Oconee Stars – Eatonton
The event we’ve all been waiting for – or at least all of us here at the office. See our very own Kim Logan and Jerry Fowler from Bank South compete to win in this dance off amongst other residents of the lake area. The event will take place at the Plaza Arts Center in Eatonton. Tickets must be purchased ahead of time and are $30/person – they go on sale March, 10th at 9:00 AM – call by phone 706-453-1908. Last year they sold out in just a few hours so you must move fast. All proceeds go to support the First Call Pregnancy Center in Greensboro. For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/events/381153798917795/ or to vote for Kim and Jerry go to www.firstcall.me
Friday – Saturday, March 24th-25th Storytelling Festival – Madison
Join four different storytellers for this two-day storytelling Festival at the Madison-Morgan Cultural Center. Hear tall tales by Donald Davis, Bil Lepp, Andy Offut Irwin, and Regi Carpenter. There will be 4 different performances with the first one starting Friday at 7PM. The next three performances will be on Saturday at 10AM, 2:30PM, and 7PM. Each performance is $10/adult or $5/student. You can purchase all 4 performance for $35. For more information visit http://www.mmcc-arts.org/performing-arts.html.
Saturday, March 25th Create Custom Hand-Drawn/Painted Notecards – Madison
This is a great class for both adults and kids alike. Learn the basics about creating beautiful notecards that are perfect to send to family and friends. You will both draw and paint the cards during class. All materials are provided and you get to take our masterpiece home with you! The class begins at 10AM and ends at 12PM. Tickets are $30 a person and you must be 14 years of age or older to attend.