Explore events in Eatonton-Putnam County, Georgia. From festivals to theater performances, there is always something on the calendar between the lakes!
December 1: Dinner with the Elves from 6:00-9:00pm The Putnam County Recreation Department will provide dinner, crafts, music, photograph opportunities, and then the movie “Elf.” We might even get a visit from the Jolly man in the Red suit. Cost – $5.00 per person.
December 2: Putnam General Hospital’s Breakfast With Santa, from 9am-12pm. Your $10 ticket includes a Holiday Themed Breakfast; Pictures with Santa; and the Secret Santa Shop (adult breakfast only tickets are $2)! This is a fundraiser for Putnam General Hospital. Tickets available at the PGH front desk or call 706.923.2028.
December 2: Polar Express Program Join The Eatonton Putnam Library at 11:00am for a special Polar Express Story Time Program! We will have games, crafts, and a reading of The Polar Express! Learn More
December 3: Christmas on the Avenue Celebrate Eatonton’s Christmas on the Avenue at the Plaza Arts Center on Sunday, Dec 3. with performances at 4:00 and 6:30 PM. Enjoy this free annual holiday performance by the choirs of Eatonton’s North Madison Avenue churches. Don’t miss this chance to celebrate the true meaning of Christmas in Eatonton.
December 7: The 32nd Annual Love Lite Program will start at 6:00 p.m. join Putnam General Hospital in honoring our area Clergy and Ministers. Refreshments will be served in the PGH Café following a short program including our tree lighting by Mayor Rocker.
December 9: Christmas in the Briar Patch- The Arts and Crafts Bazaar will be held on the Putnam County Courthouse Lawn in Eatonton, GA from 2pm to 7pm. The Light Up The Night Christmas Parade will start at 6pm. Photo opportunities with Santa and Mrs. Claus in the Gazebo on the Putnam County Courthouse Lawn will take place after the Parade. for more information visit http://www.
December 9: Christmas at Stepback– Join us for the annual Christmas open house at Stepback, a community of one. The walking tour features fully furnished 1890-1920 buildings including a windmill, general store, one-room schoolhouse, blacksmith shop and more.
December 16: Putnam LifeSource Toy & Food Distribution- starts at 8:30 am at the Putnam County Elementary school.
December 20: FMB Breakfast with Santa join the FMB team at their Lake Oconee Branch in Eatonton, GA for breakfast! There will also be fun, games, and crafts to enjoy as well. While you are there, don’t forget to tell santa what is on your list for this year. Call (706) 485-9941 for more information.
January 18: The Drifters 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 December 16th. Please call the box office at 706-923-1655 for more information.
February 9-17: Witness for the Prosecution– Are you ready for some Courtroom Drama? The Plaza Alliance for the Performing Arts presents a revival of Agatha Christie’s Witness for the Prosecution on February 8, 9, 10, and 15, 16, 17 in 2018. PAPA presented Witness for the Prosecution during the Fall of 1983 in the main courtroom of the Putnam County Courthouse. Permission has been obtained to repeat this production in the main courtroom. More details and tickets will be available soon!
April 23: Sweet Tee Off Golf Tournament annual fundraising tournament put on by the Chamber of Commerce and the Plaza Arts Center at the Cuscowilla Golf Course. Please contact (706) 485-7701 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in participating in or sponsoring this event.
June 2: Dairy Festival gather on the courthouse lawn for Eatonton’s largest annual festival. This event begins with a peachtree qualifying 10K race and a community parade. Then the fun begins with live animal demonstrations, live music, and free ice cream. This is a can’t miss event.
July 27-29: Crazy for You presented by PAPA at the Plaza Arts Center
October 1: 19th Annual Taste of Eatonton Join the Eatonton-Putnam Chamber of Commerce in celebrating the area’s culinary expertise on Monday, October 1st on The Plaza Arts Center lawn. From 6:30-8:30pm, ticket holders will have the pleasure of tasting samples from over 20 local restaurants, caterers, and vendors. Tickets go on sale September 1st.