November 21 & 22: "In-Laws, Outlaws, and Other People (That Should Be Shot)" PAPA Presents "In-Laws, Outlaws, and Other People (That Should Be Shot)" by Steve Franco. It is 6pm and the Douglas family is busily preparing to be invaded by their quirky relatives for their annual Christmas Eve dinner. After robbing a neighborhood liquor store, high strung and irritable Tony, and his dim-witted side-kick Vinny, find themselves in need of a place to briefly hide out. Using a ruse to gain entrance into the Douglas home, they suddenly find themselves in charge of an ever-growing list of family members that they are forced to hold hostage. This is a holiday comedy you don't want to miss. November 14, 15, 21, 22 at 8:00 p.m. and a 3:00 p.m. Matinee on November 16. To purchase tickets or more information, contact The Plaza Arts Center at (706) 923-1655 or www.ThePlazaArtsCenter.com.
November 20 - 23: Historic Home Tours Tour Eatonton's private homes as part of the commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War. The Bronson House and Bledsoe-Green House will be open from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. for docent led tours. Characters in period dress will be depicting stories of experiences during the Civil War. The Bronson House is located at 114 North Madison Avenue. The Bledsoe-Green House is located at 103 West Sumter Street.
November 21 & 22: Downtown Merchant Open House Holiday specials in all our great downtown stores! Stores will be open until 7 p.m. on Friday with candlelight shopping in Downtown Eatonton. Stores will serve refreshments and have great holiday sales while the streets of downtown are lighted with luminaries. Regular hours on Saturday. For more information, visit www.eatontonmainstreet.com or call 706.749.9150.
November 22 & 23: Art @ the Rock Art @ the Rock at Rock Eagle 4-H Center. The festival will be open from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturday and from 11:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Sunday. Join us at Sunday Lunch then spend the afternoon enjoying local artists! Artists will display inside under the covered area of the GEMC Building and Senior Pavilion. The Marketplace adjacent to the Pavilion will feature home grown and handmade items. Food and beverages will be available throughout the show grounds offering a variety of tempting foods. For more information visit http://www.rockeagle4h.org/art/.
November 23: The Adventures of Brer Rabbit movie showing 12:30 p.m. the Eatonton-Putnam Tourism, Arts, and Heritage Committee will be featuring a classic picture show to add to the city-wide commemorations regarding the 150th anniversary of Sherman's March to the Sea. Get ready for all of the laughs, adventure and hip-hopping good times in this all-new imaginative and modern retelling of Uncle Remus' best-loved tales. Parents and kids alike will delight in the escapades of the most mischievous and clever Brer Rabbit as he gleefully outwits Brer Fox, Brer Bear and a whole cast of other critters! With irresistible and toe-tapping new songs and an all-star lineup of voice talent (Wayne Brady, Nick Cannon, Danny Glover, D.L. Hughley and Wanda Sykes), The Adventures of Brer Rabbit is sure to be a family favorite. Admission is free but you must reserve a ticket. Cash soda bar and concessions will be available. Sponsored by Farmers & Merchants Bank.
November 23: Gone With The Wind moving showing 3:00 p.m. The Eatonton-Putnam Tourism, Arts, and Heritage Committee will be featuring a classic picture show to add to the city-wide commemorations regarding the 150th anniversary of Sherman's March to the Sea. 2014 is also the 75th anniversary of the film as Gone with the Wind is a 1939 American epic historical romance film adapted from Margaret Mitchell's Pulitzer-winning 1936 novel. Set in the 19th-century American South, the film tells the story of Scarlett O'Hara, portrayed by Vivien Leigh, and her romantic pursuit of Ashley Wilkes (Leslie Howard) who is married to his cousin, Melanie Hamilton (Olivia de Havilland), and her marriage to Rhett Butler(Clark Gable). Set against the backdrop of the American Civil War and Reconstruction era, the story is told from the perspective of white Southerners. Admission is free but you must reserve a ticket. Cash bar and concessions will be available. Sponsored by Farmers & Merchants Bank.
November 24 - December 21: Crooked Pines Farm Old Fashioned Christmas Tree Lot open Take the whole family and meander through fresh fraiser firs ranging in size from 3 ft. all the way up to 13 ft. Youa re sure to find the perfect tree for your home and make lasting memories while you are at it! You will be able to enjoy shopping in the Crooked Pines Country Store, writing letters to Santa, or sippin' on hot chocolate and apple cider! You can also donate new and unwrapped toys to the Toys for Tots Toy Drive during the Christmas Tree Lot hours. Open Monday - Friday 2 p.m. - 8 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. and Sunday 2 p.m. - 6 p.m. For more information, visit www.crookedpinesfarm.com
December 6: Christmas in the Briar Patch Our arts and crafts bazaar on the Courthouse Lawn from 3p.m. to 7p.m. offers unique gifts for those special people in your life! 6p.m. Lighted Christmas Parade will bring Santa through downtown! Free photos with Santa and movie after the parade and stores open until 8p.m. For more information, visit www.eatontonmainstreet.com or call 706.749.9150.
December 6: Crooked Pines Farm's Holiday Celebration 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Come to Croked Pines Farm for a day full of holiday spirit! Enjoy fire pit kits, take a hayride, build a craft in the elf workshop, cozy up for story time with Mrs. Claus and visit with Santa. Admission is $5.00 per person. For more information, visit www.crookedpinesfarm.com
December 5, 12, & 19: Friday Night Fun on the Farm Bring the whole family and enjoy everything the Christmas Tree Lot has to offer plus fire pits, hayrides and the Elf Workshop! All the fun starts at 5 p.m. For more information, visit www.crookedpinesfarm.com
December 7: Christmas on the Avenue 4:00 p.m. & 6:30 p.m. The Churches along North Madison Avenue are ready to bring the family together for another Christmas Cantata, a much loved tradition at The Plaza! Please join us at one of the two shows, free of charge. Limit 10 tickets per order. To reserve your ticket contact The Plaza Arts Center at (706) 923-1655 or www.ThePlazaArtsCenter.com.
December 13: Christmas at STEPBACK STEPBACK is a community built to remind us of days gone by. Visit the community and see how Christmas would have been celebrated and decorated in a time that is long past and forgotten by most. The event is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 176 A Dennis Station Rd, Eatonton, GA. Admission is FREE. For more information call Roger D. Pierce at (706) 473-1379, like STEPBACK on Facebook, or visit their website www.stepback-georgia.com.
December 13: "Giving From the Heart" production Local community churches present "Giving from the Heart," a musical Christmas production by the PCHS Drama Team and directed by Jenny Morris. Join in community singing and dancing to get cheered up for the upcoming Christmas season! The performance will begin at 3 p.m. and seating is general admission and this is a FREE community event. For ticket reservation or further information, please call 706-485-5511 or 706-485-0166 or visit www.ThePlazaArtsCenter.com.
December 14: Santa & Sweets at Crooked Pines Farm Join the community from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. on the farm to decorate cookies while you wait for your one-on-one visit with the jolly old man, Santa! At the end of the day, you'll take home a flash drive filled with the special memories of your child's experience with Santa! Reserve your ten minute time slot with Santa now! Registration begins Dec. 1! $20 for the first child, and $15 for each additional child. For more information and reservations, call (706) 347-0274 or visit www.crookedpinesfarm.com
December 19: A Very Merry Grinchmas Party Crooked Pines Farm will host A Very Merry Grinchmas from 12:30 - 5:30 p.m. The children will want something fun to do so let them join the staff at Crooked Pines Farm for all things Who! Ages 5-12 are welcome and the cost is $25 per child. For more information and reservations, call (706) 347-0274 or visit www.crookedpinesfarm.com
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