January 4-May 24: Adult Jazz Class- Every Wednesday from 7:15-8:15PM in the Plaza Community Center’s Dance Classroom.$250 for 5 months or $80 for 2 classes. call (706) 923-1655
January 4-May 24: Kids Musical Theater– For ages 7-13 from 4:30-6:00pm on Wednesdays. $250 for 5 months or $80 for 2 classes. call (706) 923-1655
February 25: Old School Saturday Mardi Gras Party Everyone 21+ is invited to The Cotton Club to enjoy this celebration. DJ Bruce wonder will provide entertainment. Ladies get in for $5 before 10PM. ALl night ladies get a free mask and signature drink.
March 3-5: The Georgia Tiny House Festival will be an exciting fun-filled weekend of Tiny House and Micro-living exhibits; speakers, workshops, and presentations; all types of vendors; entertainment and activities for both adults and children; and onsite camping for vendors and attendees alike. Event starts Friday at 5:00pm at the Oooh La La Lavender Farm in Eatonton.
March 4: Ray Charles On My Mind at the Plaza Arts Center at 7:30pm. Kenny Brawner will delight the audience with his tribute to the late Ray Charles. To purchase tickets, call 706-923-1656 or visit theplazaartscenter.com
March 4: Seuss on the Loose Festival/Fun Run Join the Ferst Foundation for their annual festival at the Putnam County Primary School located on Glenwood Springs Rd. The Fun Run, starting at 9AM, will be extra fun for everyone, as participants are encouraged to dress in character. The festival itself will run from 10am-12pm and will feature booths from 20 local organizations, all with free giveaways! Don’t miss this chance to give back.
March 5: Sunday at the Museum beginning at 2:00pm on Sunday afternoon, Dr. William Rawlings will speak on “The Death of Small-Town Georgia” at the Old School History Museum located in the Plaza Arts Center. The lecture is free, but donations are appreciated. Light refreshments will be served at the end of the lecture. for more information contact The Plaza Arts Center.
March 17-19: Lake Oconee Wine and food festival is held each year in the heart of Georgia’s Lake Country. The event showcases the region’s most popular fare paired with an extensive wine selection, and features live entertainment along with the area’s best silent and live auctions. The St. Patrick’s Day Party featuring Ronnie Pittman Band and Netflix stars Lucy Angel Band will be held on the 17th. On the 18th, enjoy the Brew & Que (BBQ on the Lawn), VIP Cooking with Charleston’s own Lee Bros., and the Grand Tasting with 150 Wines, Spirits, Beers and food from Regional Chefs. For tickets, Visit the Lake Oconee Food and Wine Festival’s website.
April 8: Community Easter Egg Hunt at Putnam County Recreation Department from 10am-12pm.
April 22: Georgia Cities Week Concert/City Cook Off Competition Saturday afternoon from 4:00pm to 10:00pm at the Community Event Stage and Activity Center (124A Jefferson Avenue behind The Eatonton Cotton Warehouse). A soul Food and Dessert cook-off. Come show your culinary skills. Contact Andrew at (706) 749 9150 to enter. The Jaclyn Steele Band will play from 4:30-5:30pm. Georgia Red Clay will follow from 6:00-7:30. Matt Roger will finish up the night from From 8:00-10pm.
April 24: Sweet Tee Off Golf Tournament will be held at Cuscowilla on Lake Oconee, a members only course, on April 24th. The shotgun start will occur promptly at 12:30pm. Teams of 4 $1200 or $1080 if you pay before Feb 1, Individual Players $300, Sponsorship options from $125-$5,000. For more information about registering to play or sponsoring this event, please contact Kaitlyn Parham at (706) 485-7701 or email@example.com
April 29 Celebration of the City Saturday from 4:00pm to 10:00pm at the Community Event Stage and Activity Center (124 A North Jefferson Avenue behind The Eatonton Cotton Warehouse). Non profits and all organizations that serve the people of Putnam County are invited to participate. Contact Andrew at (706) 749 9150 for more information.
May 1: Chamber Annual Awards Banquet From 6:15-7 enjoy cocktails and networking with local business leaders. Dinner will be served promptly at 7:00 pm and the awards ceremony will begin at 7:30pm. Tickets are $45.00 per person and available through the Chamber of Commerce (Cash, Check, Visa or MasterCard – Payable Upon Ordering). Call (706) 485-7701 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for tickets
May 6: Music Concert Saturday from 7:00pm to 9:00pm at the Community Event Stage and Activity Center (124 A N. Jefferson Ave behind the Eatonton Cotton Warehouse).
May 20: Jazz Music Concert – Saturday from 5:00pm-9:00pm at the Community Event Stage and Activity Center (124A N. Jefferson Ave – behind The Eatonton Cotton Warehouse)
June 2: Watch the movie Rogue One-A Star Wars Story Friday evening from 7-9pm as part of the Movies in The Briar Patch series at the Eatonton Cotton Warehouse. We will watch Rogue One-A Star Wars Story starting at 7:00pm
August 4: Back to School Celebration Friday from 5:30-9pm at The Eatonton Cotton Warehouse. We will be watching Cars.
September 30th: Briar Patch Arts Festival from 10am-3pm on the Putnam County Courthouse Lawn
October 28th: Georgia/Florida Tailgate The Community Event Stage and Activity Center 124A N. Jefferson Ave behind The Eatonton Cotton Warehouse – (The Game will begin at 3:30pm) 2:00pm to 7:00pm Saturday October 28.
October 28th: Halloween Fest from 7:00-9:00pm (directly following the tailgate), come participate in the costume contest (all ages welcome) by showing off your most creative costume ideas at the Eatonton Cotton Warehouse. Also, Watch Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them as October’s Movie in the Briarpatch.