January Events in Georgia’s Lake Country – Happy New Year!

December 31 – January 1, 2018 | Start 2018 at Durhamtown | Union Point, GA

Dec 31 at 8:00 am to Jan 1 at 10:00 pm

Join us on New Year’s Eve at Durhamtown for a night to remember all year long. This is an all ages event. Durhamtown will be open New Years Eve and New Years Day. Make a lodging reservation for the holiday weekend now! MAKE YOUR NYE LODGING RESERVATION NOW OR CALL 706-622-4108!


Through Jan 4, 2018 | “Farm” Exhibit | Madison-Morgan Cultural Center

Tues – Sat 10-5pm  ; Sun 2-5PM

The Madison-Morgan Cultural Center “Farm” show celebrates the agrarian lifestyle of the rural South.  Respect, reliance, and love of the land are qualities deeply “rooted” in Madison and Morgan County. This artwork includes paintings, photography, and sculpture that reflect the artists’ impressions of this essential and perennial way of life. Thank you to the Madison Artists Guild and the Morgan County Primary School for partnering in this wonderful exhibition!      http://www.mmcc-arts.org


Through Jan 8, 2018 |Ice Skating | The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee

10 am – 2 pm and 4 – 8 pm

The beautiful 6,000-square-foot Ice Rink in The Forest at The Ritz-Carlton will open Thursday, November 23rd. Invigorating exercise and fun are topped off with hot cocoa or hot apple cider. Skating will be available daily through January 8, 2018. The cost for non-hotel guests is $30 per adult, per session, and $20 per child, per session. Ice skating is complimentary for all registered hotel guests.


Jan 10, 2018 |Three-Course Wine Dinner | Linger Longer Steakhouse

6 pm

Join us for a three-course communal dinner alongside expert wine pairings by our resident sommelier. Featuring three different wines to sip, while learning the origin, history, and flavor profile of each. This unique experience has limited availability.

Please call our Restaurant Coordinator at 706.467.7059 to secure your reservation.


Jan 16 | Healthy, Cozy, Comfort Food: A parent-child cooking class | Farmview Market Schoolhouse


Spend a winter morning learning the basics of involving kids in the kitchen with cookbook author Lynette Kelly as she guides you and your child through the process of making a healthy meal while bonding as a family and having lots of fun. You will learn and taste test tried and true ‘young kitchen helper’ friendly recipes, and you will leave with new ideas, recipes and a workbook written by Lynette! Designed to educate both the parent and child about healthy eating, the workshop will jump-start your family’s exciting experiences in the kitchen.

Parents are asked to remain with students since this workshop focuses on building relationships while working together.  $30 per parent/child pair* ($5 for an additional child with paid parent registration)  Click Here  To Register


Jan 18, 2018 | The Drifters | Plaza Arts Center, Eatonton

7:30 pm

You don’t need to be Under the Boardwalk to see this entertaining beach group. You can enjoy them from the comfort of the Plaza Arts Center on January 18th. Tickets on sale now Please call the box office at 706-923-1655 or go to http://plazacenter.org/events/ for more information. Phone orders and office sales are available ONLY during normal office hours. We will be open Monday – Friday, December 18-22 from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm to assist with your orders.

All seats are RESERVED SEATING. Order your tickets today to get the best seats! Ticket prices are $35, $45, or $55.


Jan 18-21, 2018 | Atlanta Boat Show | Georgia World Congress Center – Hall C – Atlanta

10 am – 6 pm

Come and see Kim and Lin Logan’s Amphicar at the 2018 Boat Show in Atlanta! This 4-day event showcases products like Boats for every activity, lifestyle and budget, Sailboats, sailing gear, rigging and accessories Marine engines, electronics and accessories etc. in the Marine & Boat industries. $14


Jan 25, 2018 | Make and Take Tea Blending with Andi Biron of Biron Teas | Farmview Schoolhouse

5-7 pm

Join award-winning tea-blender Andi Biron for the evening and learn the art and the science behind creating unique tea blends! Find out what it takes to balance an herbal tea blend with key herbs, supporting herbs, and balancing herbs, as well as learn how to flavor profile correctly, and create your own delicious, healing blend to take with you. Andi will also help you learn where to source your own herbs so you can put your new tea-blending skills to work at home!  A perfect workshop for girls’ evening out. Space is limited, so register early to reserve your seats!

*Farmview Schoolhouse classes often fill quickly; however, in the case of low enrollment, Schoolhouse events may be canceled or rescheduled. Register early to ensure you are not disappointed. Ages 14 – adult $35