May 2023 Events Near Lake Oconee

Explore events happening around Lake Oconee this May 2023! Kim and Lin Logan Real Estate is your resource for real estate and local events.

peg leg bbq and blues festival

May 6

The “Peg Leg” Howell BBQ & Blues Festival

Eatonton City Center Stage, 124A N. Jefferson Ave, Eatonton

Time: 2pm – 10pm

You’re invited to join the City of Eatonton for The “Peg Leg” Howell BBQ & Blues Festival! This event will be a full day of awesome blues music along with authentic BBQ. Bring your lawn chairs and coolers. The event will take place at the Eatonton City Center Stage, which is located behind Barrel 118, 118 N. Jefferson Avenue in Downtown Eatonton.

the sounds of georgia

May 13

The Sounds of Georgia

The Plaza Arts Center, 305 N. Madison Ave, Eatonton

Time: 7:30pm

The state of Georgia’s music history is rich as it’s fertile, black soil. Take your listeners on a journey of music that includes the music that put Macon on  the map like Little Richard, Ray Charles and The Allman Brothers! Let’s not forget the glory of Athens with bands like R.E.M and the B-52 and more! With the great Alan Jackson and Travis Tritt to round out the trip, you’re sure to find something you’ll love in this variety show! Tickets required at

madison in may road race

May 13

Madison in May 5K/10K

First United Methodist Church, 296 S. Main St.,


Time: 7:30am

The Madison Lion’s Club invites you to the Madison in May 5K and 10K benefitting Morgan County Young Life. The 5K is a flat and fast, out and back shaded course through Madison’s Antebellum Historic District. The 10K course follows the same route and continues beyond city limits on scenic rural road, mostly flat with a few moderate rollers. Registration required at 


May 18-20

22nd Annual Madison Antiques Show & Sale

Madison Morgan Cultural Center, 434 S. Main St.,


Thu, May 18, 6pm – Sat, May 20, 5pm

It’s our 22nd year and we are getting ready for another great show! This year’s Antiques Show and Sale will feature over 20 dealers from across the nation who will be displaying the best in American antiques and accessories predominantly from the South. Items range from furniture and vintage linens to silver, pottery, and fine art. Free lectures at 9AM Friday and Saturday before the show. Tickets for show at the door $10. Preview Party Tickets $50. 

May 20

Dairy Dash 5K Trail Run

Big Sandy Creek Dairy Farm , 4540 Bostwick Rd.,


Big Sandy Creek Dairy Farm and Stonewall Farm Enterprises will be hosting the Dairy Dash 5K Trail Run. Each year half of the proceeds will go to an agricultural program that supports and educates youth. This year we have selected Discover Dairy’s “Adopt-A-Cow Program”