What to do at Lake Oconee / October Events in Georgia’s Lake Country – See you there!







Friday, October 5 | Nappy Roots Concert | Oconee Brewing Co, Greensboro

8-11 pm

Experience Grammy nominated band, Nappy Roots with us on Friday, October 5. CK’s Smokehouse will be on site from 5pm-9pm. We’ll open the doors of the Event Center at 7pm. The Josh Beck Band Duo will get the good times going at 7:00pm. American Idol Andrew Weaver will perform at 8:30pm. When Nappy Roots takes the stage, we will sing, dance, and have the time of our lives! This is a 21 and older show. The ticket does not include beer.

For Tickets, visit https://www.oconeebrewingco.biz/products/nappy-roots-at-obc



Saturday, October 6 | Women’s Self Defense Class | Saltamacchio’s Tang Soo Do Karate School, Eatonton

9am -12 pm

The Focus of this 3 hour class is to Develop Self Awareness and to be better prepared in case the need for Self-Protection occurs. Class to include Hands on Training for Unwanted Advances, Being Grabbed & or Choked and more. Be sure to wear clothing that will allow free movement such as workout apparel.

COST is $15 per person with proceeds donated to Charity.

Call 706-991-9925 by October 4th to reserve your place. Limited to 25 participants.


Tuesday, October 9 | Make-A-Mix: Creating Pantry Staples | Farmview Market, Madison

5:15 – 6:30 pm

Boost the dry-good magic in your pantry with Lori Smith of Double L Ranch in this October #FarmviewSchoolhouse course! Using ingredients you know and recognize, Lori will guide you through the process of creating classic dry good mixes that are staples of most family’s pantries. During class, you will taste and make a variety of mixes and take home small samples of each. You will get recipes and all the secrets Lori has learned through the years of creating shortcuts for her kitchen while feeding her family healthy foods!

In this make-a-mix class, you will make: Cream of ‘whatever’ soup, Baking mix (like bisquick), Herbed rice mix (like Rice A Roni), Bread Mix, Ranch Dressing Mix, Taco Seasoning

Class and supply fees include discussion by instructor, recipes for all listed mixes, tasting in class of many of the mixes, instructions on use, and a portion of all mixes to take home.

$25 registration + $10 for supplies (to be paid to the teacher in exact change or check only, please!) Pre-registration is required. Class size is limited. Early registration is recommended.

For more details, visit https://farmviewmarket.com/event/make-a-mix-creating-pantry-staples-with-lori-smith/


Saturday, October 13 | Chili Cookoff & Fall Festival | Town Park, Madison

10 am – 4 pm

Compete in a cook-off (info: http://bit.ly/MADchilientry) Sample lots of great chili from 12:30-3:00 (or until the chili runs out!) $5 tasting wristbands on sale at noon and relax in the park with a beer and great food. Compete in the Krystal’s Chili Pup Eating Contest (info: http://bit.ly/MADchilipupeating).  Compete in the Homemade Cornbread Contest (info: http://bit.ly/MADcornbreadrules). Shop for locally grown produce, great fall plants and handcrafted arts and crafts by regional artists.  Be entertained with live music all day long.

For more info visit http://www.madisonga.com/index.aspx?nid=352


Sunday, October 14 | 2018 Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre | Rock Eagle 4-H Center, Eatonton

5 – 9:30 pm

All is “Knot” as it seems! Join us for a delicious dinner and theatre production to find out “Whodunnit.” Hosted by Georgia Writers Museum

For Tickets, visit https://www.georgiawritersmuseum.com/


Wednesday, October 17 | October Wine Tasting Night | Highgate Estate & Gardens, Greensboro

5 pm

Our monthly wine tasting night. Each month we’ll select a different wine producing region around the world and sample some of their delicious wines.

For Tickets, visit https://www.tickettailor.com/events/highgateestateandgardens/197355


Friday, October 19 | Moonlight & Motown | Harbor Club, Greensboro

7-11 pm

Get ready to boogie the night away while making a lasting impact for our youth! Partnering with us is another wonderful way to give toward our youth and ensure you have a night you’ll never forget!

Be sure to check out our sponsorship packages online or send an email to Millicent Zamirowski mnz@plantationcable.net

Tickets are live now with experience packages available: www.bgcncg.com/moonlightmotown


Saturday, October 20 – Sunday October 21 | Rhythm & Brews | Sandy Creek Barn, Greensboro

6:30 pm Saturday – 11 am Sunday

Kick off the fall arts season with the 2nd annual Rhythm & Brews festival presented by OPAS and Reynolds Lake Oconee! Live music from your favorite Georgia bands including Collective Soul, Drivin N Cryin, and Eric Dodd! Check it out! https://www.opas.org/r-b-music

Craft beer and wine tasting, and fantastic food trucks! Food Trucks: https://www.opas.org/r-b-food

Wine and Beer Tasting: https://www.opas.org/r-b-tasting

Event Details and Tickets: https://www.opas.org/event-details

VIP Experience for Reynolds and OPAS Members featuring a private concert from the Gregg Allman Laidback Legacy band. Call OPAS at 706-467-6000 for more info.


Saturday, October 27 | Horsemanship Obstacle Challenge | Cloud9 Ranch, Eatonton

10 am – 1 pm

$50 enters you in In Hand And mounted challenges. Ribbons and prizes for 1-4 place!



Monday, October 29 | Spooky Silents Halloween Show & Masquerade Ball | Plaza Arts Center, Eatonton

7:30 – 9;30 pm

Come celebrate the Plaza’s 10-Year Anniversary with this special event! Travel back to the early 1900s to enjoy three ghostly silent films paired with the original historic orchestral scores. We will show these silent films on the big screen in the theater while the Peacherine Orchestra plays along just like they did for silent films 100+ years ago! Show begins at 7:30 pm.

SPOOKY SILENTS movies include: Charlie Chaplin in One A.M. (1916), Buster Keaton in The Haunted House (1921), Laurel and Hardy in Habeas Corpus (1928)

For more information visit our website: https://plazacenter.org/spooky-silents/


Wednesday, October 31 | Spook-tacular Costume Parade | Madison Town Park, Madison

6 pm

Ghosts, Goblins, and Superheros of all shapes and sizes will soon be haunting Town Park. On Halloween this year costumed trick-or-treaters up to age 12 and costumed pets on leashes – along with their families – are invited to join us for a free parade in and around the park. Marchers in the parade need to gather at 4:00 – the parade will begin at 4:15! Wagons are welcome for tiny tots. Prizes will be awarded for exceptional kid (and critter) costumes.

The hair-raising sounds of the Hobohemians Band will lead the parade. Fire Trucks and Police Cars will be on site for all the kids to crawl through. The City of Madison Police and Firefighters will be grilling ghoulish grub (hallo-weiners!) for all to enjoy. Community organization will hand out treat bags will be handed out to the first kids.