Things to do at Lake Oconee on Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day weekend in Georgia’s Lake Country brings a unique opportunity to pay our respects to America’s troops and to also spend quality time with your family at any number of fun events throughout Lake Oconee. There is no shortage of events to choose from this weekend. Choose one- choose two! You can’t go wrong! Enjoy!


Dufrane, Party of Two @ Farmview

Sat 10 AM · Farmview Market · Madison, Georgia

HEY MADISON FRIENDS! Come join us at Farmview for the Saturday Market on May 26th. We’ve got some new songs that we can’t wait to share with you. See you there!



Trip to Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort

Sat 9 AM · Madison · Madison, Georgia

Urbana Transportation will be visiting Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort on May 26, 2018! This trip promises to be full of fun and excitement! Harrah’s Cherokee casino features 150,000 feet of gaming including slots and live table games such as Blackjack, Roulette, 3-Card and Holdem Poker, Craps and more of your favorites! Passengers can be picked up at designated pickup points at: • Lake Oconee • Madison • Athens Spend 5 hours at the casino. Only $75 per person for round-trip transportation. Please call 240-PRO-LIMO to reserve your spot! Registration closes on May 20, 2018. *Terms and conditions apply. Must be over 21 years of age.



Root Groove Jazz at Perk Ave.

Sat 8 PM · Perk Avenue Cafe & Coffee House · Madison, Georgia

Come celebrate Memorial Weekend, the official beginning of summer! Root Groove Jazz Quintet plays an exciting, eclectic mix of Latin, Jazz-Fusion, Jazz-Funk covers and originals. Come get your Groove On! The kitchen opens at 6pm for dinner. Call (706)-342-2562 to reserve your table NOW! See you all there!



Edge Fest 2018

Sat 7:30 PM · Birdhouse Theatre · Milledgeville, Georgia

Witness the captivating new plays selected as finalists for the Edge Fest Ten-Minute Play Contest. Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. feature performances of all eight finalists from nationally recognized playwrights. The Judges Award and Audience Choice award will be named after Saturday’s performances. Tickets are on sale now at Blackbird Coffee for $7. Tickets will be available the day of the event for $10. This is a PG-13 event.



Memorial Day Weekend

Sat 9 AM · Sunset Marina & Inn · Milledgeville, Georgia

Come spend your Memorial Day Weekend with Us! We will serve free hot dogs Saturday the 28th as available Time: 11:00 am and 1:00 pm



The Rambler at Jacksons on Sinclair this Saturday night!

Sat 8 PM · Jackson’s On Sinclair · Milledgeville, Georgia

A fun, relaxing, entertaining evening this coming Saturday night with Fall line Rambler!!! Always great food and service from Will Jarriel and his staff! Dancing, Seafood, steaks and live music for the whole family…



Jazz On The Lake – A Night Under the Stars

Sat 6 PM · Reynolds Lake Oconee · Greensboro, Georgia

Lake Oconee Area Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Presents: Jazz on the Lake: A Night Under the Stars… This all white event will take place on Saturday, May 26, 2018 at Reynolds Lake Oconee. COST: The tickets are $35.00 per person and all proceeds will benefit our Scholarship Fundraiser. Tickets MUST be purchased from a member of Delta Sigma Theta and sales will end on May 12th. Physical ticket is needed for entry and absolutely no tickets will be sold at the gate! TRANSPORTATION: Guests will be shuttled to the venue from Weinberger’s Furniture (1010 Commerce Drive Greensboro, Ga 30642) beginning at 5:30. NOTE: There is no parking allowed at Reynolds Lake Oconee. FOOD: Barbecue chicken baskets will be available for sale and guests are welcome to bring their own beverages. Small coolers (38 quarts or smaller) and lawn chairs are permitted. Tents, beach style umbrellas and canopies are NOT allowed. Entertainment by the Splitz Band out of Athens Georgia. There will also be a 50/50 raffle drawing.


120/80 Vocal Band

Sat 9 PM · BUFFINGTONS · Milledgeville, Georgia

Join us for live music by the 120/80 Vocal Band!



Memorial Day Flowers

Sat 10 AM · Maggie Lane · Eatonton, Georgia

You are invited to stop by any Maggie Lane location on May 26th and pick up a complementary Rose. Place this rose on the Memorial site of your Veteran. We thank you for Service and Sacrifice!



Lemonade for Paws

Sat 1 PM · Paper Soiree Lake Oconee · Greensboro, Georgia

Celia O’Shea (13) and her brother Harrison O’Shea (11) are the founders of Lemonade for the Paws. Lemonade for the Paws is a fundraiser they do with their friends for the dogs and cats of ORHS (Oconee Regional Humane Society). This year is the 5th year of our lemonade fundraiser. In the past years we have raised over $2,000. Last year we raised over $800 and this year our goal is to raise $1,000! So come to Paper Soiree on May 26th from 1-4pm to help us reach our goal. We have two choices for purchase: commemorative cups for $5; and regular cups for $1. If you are not able to make it, but still want to support us we have a donation jar at Paper Soiree. Look for our flyers around the Lake Area. All proceeds go to ORHS.



The Oconee Regional Humane Society

Sat 9 AM · The Oconee Regional Humane Society · Greensboro, Georgia

Food Drive Sat, May. 26th 9-12pm. Publix at Lake Oconee. Come see us! We will have adoptable dogs and cats and a bake sale.



Ritz-Carlton Lake Oconee

Hot Licks and Rhetoric

Kicking off our Summer Concert Series and transporting you back to the 70’s and 80’s is Hot Licks and Rhetoric. This Steely Dan tribute band will have you dancing the night away in the Backyard.



GA Butts BBQ

Sun 2 PM · Georgia Butts BBQ · Eatonton, Georgia



Oily Eats Party

Sun 6 PM · Georgia Peach OILer · Eatonton, Georgia

Come learn about the benefits of essential oils, while chowing down on some delicious, oil infused dinner! ($10 fee | limited to 10 people)



LIVE at the Boathouse! Carey Station Road Band

Sun 6 PM

Bring your chairs and blankets, and get ready for a fun evening by the water! Entertainment for our first free concert of the season will be by the Carey Station Road Band, featuring lead singer, Princess. Don’t miss out! Come to The Boathouse via car, boat, or kayak and enjoy some great food and beverages from The Boathouse Restaurant. (Please no outside coolers.) See you on Sunday!


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