August 12: Back to School Celebration & Movie Night Friday from 5:30-9 p.m. at The Putnam County Recreation Department. Come out to the park for a movie and also enjoy a car show, fun bounce houses, games, and much more! The Movie will start at dark. Monster Trucks is great movie to enjoy with your family. We will have popcorn, and drinks for sale. To put your car in the Car Show there is a small fee!
August 12: Meet Me at The Plaza Summer Concert Series. The series finale will bring you Good Vibrations from 7 – 10 pm on Saturday, August 12. Good Vibrations is a local favorite playing hits from a variety of music genres. They are sure to spice things up with a little bit Rock & Roll, a splash of Motown, a dash of Disco, copious amounts of Classic Rock, and a pinch of Oldies. Tickets are $10. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and beverages, and we’ll have some delicious BBQ for sale. Sponsored by Farmers & Merchants Bank. Click here for tickets
August 26: The Jake Barley Band One of the most highly sought after and hard working bands in the Carolinas are coming to the Eatonton Cotton Warehouse from 7pm-midnight in historic downtown Eatonton GA! The Jake Bartley Band delivers a unique and progressive blend of rock, country, soul, Jazz and blues . VIP seating available. Click here for tickets. Special Guests: Ill Wind and Joey Vargas.
August 26: Hot August Night at the Museum Come out to Memory Lane Classic Car Museum in Eatonton, GA for this free concert and parking lot party on Saturday, August 26th from 7-10 p.m! This “sock hop” style concert will feature the Blind Driver Band as well as an Elvis impersonator! Bone Island Grill will also be selling food on location. Bring all of your friends for one unforgettable night!
August 26: Motown & More! Saturday, August 26 at 8:00 pm (doors open at 7:30), relive the music, magic, and memories with the sounds of the greatest Soul music legends of all time. Motown & More! is a musical tribute that travels through time and re-creates the characters, style, and energy from 30 years of Motown and Soul classics. Be ready to sing, clap and reminisce as you take an unforgettable trip down memory lane! Click here for tickets
August 31-Sept 16: “Everything Butterfly” exhibit stop by the Artisan’s Village Gallery from 5:00 – 8:00pm on August 31st for a reception and to view an assortment of butterfly art for purchase. Eatonton is the home of a Butterfly Habitat that has drawn national attention and is especially attractive to photographers. The Habitat is being moved to a new, permanent location beginning August 1. TAV Gallery is hosting the event to draw more attention to the Habitat. The work will hang through Sat 9/16.
September 20: Century on Broadway Come enjoy a delightful evening filled with award winning Broadway vocalists Doug LaBrecque and Christiane Noll at the Plaza Arts Center in downtown Eatonton, GA. Hear your favorite show tunes from the last 100 years on Broadway! Tickets can be purchased Here !
September 23 – October 6: Duel Vision: Art Through Different Eyes Art show will be held at The Artisans Village Art Gallery – 110 W. Marion Street, Eatonton, GA. A reception will be held on the 23rd from 5-8pm. The show will feature Artists’ Creations inspired by Photography.
September 30: Briarpatch Arts & Crafts Festival is an annual downtown Eatonton event now in its 7th year hosted by Eatonton Main Street on the Eatonton-Putnam County Court House Lawn. Come stroll the streets of historic downtown Eatonton from 9am-3pm and enjoy talking, shopping, food and entertainment. All participating artists sell one-of-a-kind items.
October 2: Taste Of Eatonton from 6:30pm-8:30pm, ticket holders are invited to the Plaza Arts Center (305 N. Madison Ave. Eatonton, GA) to taste local restaurants’ specialty food items complimentary. Tim Cadiere and the Washboard Road band will keep you dancing all night. With a cash bar and silent auction available, this is a local favorite. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Visit www.tasteofeatonton.com for more information leading up to the event, or find the event on Facebook!
October 21: The Artisans Village Annual Benefit Concert will take place at the Eatonton City Center Stage – Behind the Cotton Warehouse, in downtown Eatonton. The event will Kickoff at 5:00 PM rain or shine with artist setting up booths in the parking lot and inside the Cotton Warehouse (bar will be available). Food trucks will be set up and waiting in the parking lot. Tickets to be sold online and at the gate, 20.00 per ticket.
October 27th: Halloween Fest from 7:00-9:00pm, come participate in the costume contest (all ages welcome) by showing off your most creative costume ideas on the Putnam County Courthouse lawn. Also, Watch Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them as October’s Movie in the Briarpatch. For more information visit http://www.
October 28:Georgia vs. Florida Tailgating Party The Eatonton Cotton Warehouse will be open from 12pm-10pm for watching the game.This event is brought to you by: Louie Herron Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram & The Peoples Bank. More details coming soon.
November 4 – 17: The Lake Country Fine Arts Show will be held at The Artisans Village Art Gallery – 110 W. Marion Street, Eatonton GA. Call for Artist – June 1 – August 31, 2017. To register go to theartisansvillageguild.com
November 25: Small Business Saturday. Shop local and support your downtown merchants
December 2: Putnam General Hospital’s Breakfast With Santa, includes a Holiday Themed Breakfast; Pictures with Santa; and the Secret Santa Shop! This is a fundraiser for Putnam General Hospital
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.