December 2021 Events Near Lake Oconee and Lake Sinclair

See What's Happening Near Lake Oconee and Lake Sinclair This December

Friday, December 3rd

3rd Annual Santa at the Madison-Morgan Cultural Center 

434 South Main St, Madison 

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM 

HO HO HO… Santa is coming to the Center to see you and your family! The Madison-Morgan Cultural Center wants to provide your family a tradition of magical holiday memories that will last a lifetime. So, skip the long lines and crowded mall parking lots and join Santa at the Cultural Center for a fun, easy and enjoyable photo experience. Santa at the Center includes: digital photo files and a delicious holiday treat from Santa’s helpers. Family’s personal appointment with Santa: $45 for groups up to 4; $90 for groups of 5 or more. 

Lighting of the Tree in Downtown Greensboro 

Greensboro, Georgia

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM 

Mark your calendar to light Greensboro’s Christmas tree on December 3rd. Merchants will be open late, enjoy the local vendors with holiday goodies, and Christmas carols around the tree. 

Departure (The Journey Tribute Band) 

Oconee Brewing Co, 202 N West St, Greensboro 

7:30 PM – 10:30 PM 

Departure will be performing live at Oconee Brewing Company on starting at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday.


Saturday, December 4th

Holiday Market 

Farmview Market

2610 Eatonton Rd, Madison 

9:00 AM – 1:00 PM 

Celebrate an exciting Christmas themed Holiday Market at Farmview on Saturday, Dec. 4, from 9a to 1p. This special holiday event is one day only and FREE for the entire family. Shop an assortment of handcrafted gifts, Christmas carols, a special appearance by Santa Claus, and more! 

Friday - Sunday, December 10th - 12th

E-Bide Georgia Riding Event 

Durhamtown Off Road Park

2350 Randolph Church Road, Union Point 

From Friday, December 10 @11:00 AM to Sunday, December 12, 2021 @ 5:00 PM GritShift is taking their Sur Rons to Durhamtown Offroad. Anyone with a Sur Ron or any electric bike like our friends at Pedego 🙂 is invited. GritShift and Db dirtybike team will be out riding for the weekend. They invite YOU to come out and have a good time with them! Don’t be afraid to break your bike because we will have your back with spare parts! 

Saturday, December 11th

Jeep Jamboree Day 

Georgia Butts BBQ

1137 Lake Oconee Parkway, Eatonton 

8:00 AM – 10:00 PM 

An all-day Jeep party. ALL DAY. MOTOR OVER! LIVE MUSIC + FUN! RAFFLES at 2PM, 4PM & 6PM. 

Harmony Crossing Holiday Market 

9:00 AM – 1:00 PM 112 

Harmony Crossing, Eatonton 

Join Harmony Crossing in celebrating the holidays! Shop with local businesses & vendors, enjoy special treats, and win prizes from local shops. Starting December 1, collect raffle tickets when you visit participating Harmony Crossing businesses. Raffle winners announced every hour to win great prizes from the shops at Harmony Crossing! Over 20 local vendors for art, crafts, treats, & seasonal produce at the Fall Market. Furry friends, visit the Harmony Pet Supplies photobooth for pictures with Buddy the Elf! (bring your own camera) PLUS…Visit with Santa Claus from 10 AM to 12 PM! Guests will receive one complimentary digital photo per family from Crystal Photography Co. 

Lake Sinclair Christmas Boat Parade 

Crooked Creek Marina

208 Crooked Creek Drive, Eatonton 

3:00 PM – 7:00 PM 

The event will include raffle opportunities, food specials at The Grill, free photos with Santa and the parade launches at 6pm from Crooked Creek Marina. Please consider bringing an unwrapped toy for the toy drive, benefiting The Georgia Parenting Project. You are also welcome to drop off toys at at H2O Adventures Rentals or call with any questions at (706) 800-8420. 

Caroling by Candlelight 

Town Park 

218 W Jefferson St, Madison 

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM 

After the parade, join friends and neighbors for an evening full of music and holiday spirit. Local choral groups, bands, and community based musicians will perform holiday carols certain to warm our hearts. Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus and the Elves will be on hand to hear Christmas wishes. Warm your hands with a steaming cup of hot chocolate, and tasty marshmallows roasted over an open flame. Join us for the Holiday Parade and Caroling by Candlelight. 

Eric Dodd and Friends – Holiday Homecoming Concert at Oconee Brewing 

Oconee Brewing Company

202 North West Street, Greensboro 

7:00 PM – 9:30 PM 

Eric Dodd Holiday Homecoming Concert! Anslee Davidson, Eamon Owen, and Chandler Walters will also perform. This is an all ages show. All seats are General Admission. Beer and/or hard seltzer is not included in the price of a ticket. 

Sunday, December 12th

Community Holiday Concert 

Madison-Morgan Cultural Center

434 South Main Street, Madison 

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM 

An afternoon of song and dance showcasing Madison’s local talent. No admission charge, but tickets must be picked up in advance from the Cultural Center. The donation of canned goods for the Caring Place is encouraged.

Monday-Tuesday, December 13th - 14th

Celtic Angels Christmas 

The Plaza Arts Center 

305 North Madison Avenue, Eatonton 

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM 

Celtic Angels Christmas captivates audiences of all ages with the magic of Christmas in an aweinspiring show. The event includes vocal and instrumental seasonal and Irish favorites along with spectacular world-class champion Irish dancing.

Tuesday, December 14th

The Hilarious Ho Ho Holiday Show! 

Greene County Library

310 South Main Street, Greensboro 

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM 

Santa Sam, Hyena the Red Nosed Chicken and Mr. Barry are bringing holiday magic and merriment. Discover silly holiday secrets the elves DO NOT want you to know. Kids will be laughing all the way as they enjoy a story or two, laugh more, and learn about holiday traditions around the world. Caution – This program may contain latex poultry and pickles. You’ve been warned. 

Friday, December 17th

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Holiday Concert 

Madison-Morgan Cultural Center

434 South Main Street, Madison 

8:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Holiday Concert on in MMCC’s historic Auditorium. The Grammy Award-winning Atlanta Symphony Orchestra presents a program of holiday and classical favorites, including a sing-along of familiar holiday tunes. Tickets $65 members; $75 non-members. 

Tuesday, December 18th

Live Nativity Event 

Lakepoint Community Church

Harmony Crossing, 106 Village Lane, Eatonton 

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM 

Make plans to bring your family and stroll through the nativity story and see live animals. Santa will be here for photo opportunities.