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Stitchery GroupWeekly Free Stitchery Group classes take place every Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the arts classroom at The Plaza Arts Center. Bring any stitchery project and join us. This is a good time to begin Christmas projects. All ages are welcome. No formal instruction, but members help each other with knitting and crocheting. Space is limited to 25 students and pre-registration is required. Participants must bring their own supplies. Register online, www.theplazaartscenter.com or call 706-923-1655.or call 706-923-1655.

YogaWeekly A six week yoga class in the Reception Hall at The Plaza Arts Center will enhance your strength, balance and peace of mind while learning from experienced instructor, Heidi Meade. Students with all levels of ability will feel comfortable participating. The dress is casual, comfortable workout clothes. It takes place every Friday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. and is anticipated that this class will be on-going, with re-enrollment occurring at six week intervals. Class fee is $40.00 for initial enrollment, $35.00 for re-enrollment. Participants must provide their own mat. This class has an 18 student maximum, so register early online, www.theplazaartscenter.com or call 706-923-1655.

PilatesWeekly Pilates class every Tuesday, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Pilates is a body conditioning system that is intended to help build flexibility, muscle strength and endurance in the legs, abdominal area, arms, hips and back. It puts emphasis on spinal and pelvic alignment, breathing, developing a strong core or center, and improving coordination and balance. Fee is $40.00 for initial enrollment, $35.00 for re-enrollment or $7 per class. This class has an 18 student maximum, so register early online, www.theplazaartscenter.com or call 706-923-1655.

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April

Photography Show12 - 19 The 5th Annual Amateur Photography Contest and Show will be held at The Plaza Arts Center. Photographs from all over the United States will be exhibited in 13 categories with ribbons awarded in each category. In addition, a Best in Show and 1st, 2nd and 3rd in show will receive ribbons and cash awards. For rules and details on entering the Photography Show, click here.

Farm Days19 & 20 Crooked Pines Farm presents Farm Days, good old-fashioned fun on the farm! 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Enjoy the country store, hayrides, petting farm, mining for treasure, seasonal crafts and an inflatable obstacle course. Horseback riding lessons are by appointment only, contact stefanie@crookedpinesfarm.com. Free admission, costs associated with each activity. Farm Days are the third weekend of every month. For more information contact Crooked Pines Farm by calling 706-347-0274 or visit www.crookedpinesfarm.com.

Easter Brunch20Hop on over to Cuscowilla this Easter for a delicious brunch featuring all the favorites. Easter Egg Hunt at 1:30 p.m. Children will enjoy searching for eggs on the lawn and the search for the "Golden Egg". Seating is limited, please RSVP to The Waterside Restaurant, (706) 484-2044 or hostess@cuscowilla.com. Brunch seating times include 10, 10:15 and 10:30 a.m. or 12, 12:15, 12:30, 2, 2:15 and 2:30 p.m.

PAPA25 - 27 PAPA Presents "Second Samuel" by Pamela Parker. April 25 & 26 at 8 p.m. and on April 27 a 3 p.m. matinee. Second Samuel is a very popular play in America's deep South and beyond. This Pulitzer nominated script is told through the eyes of the mentally challenged B Flat. You'll meet the folks of Second Samuel (the first Samuel was burned down), as they deal with a most unusual circumstance. Call The Plaza at 706-923-1655 or visit ThePlazaArtsCenter.com to purchase tickets.

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May

Farm Days1 & 2 PAPA Presents "Second Samuel" by Pamela Parker at 8 p.m. Second Samuel is a very popular play in America's deep South and beyond. This Pulitzer nominated script is told through the eyes of the mentally challenged B Flat. You'll meet the folks of Second Samuel (the first Samuel was burned down), as they deal with a most unusual circumstance. Call The Plaza at 706-923-1655 or visit ThePlazaArtsCenter.com to purchase tickets.

Voices of Lee10 OPAS presents Voices of Lee at 7:30 p.m. at The Plaza Arts Center As seen on the NBC show, the Sing-Off, the Voices of Lee amaze audiences with their unique variety and exceptional harmony and spirit. The Voices of Lee is a 16 member a cappella ensemble from Lee University in Cleveland, TN. Please visit www.OPAS.org or give them a call at 706-467-6000 for more information.

Farm Days17 & 18 Crooked Pines Farm presents Farm Days, good old-fashioned fun on the farm! 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Enjoy the country store, hayrides, petting farm, mining for treasure, seasonal crafts and an inflatable obstacle course. Horseback riding lessons are by appointment only, contact stefanie@crookedpinesfarm.com. Free admission, costs associated with each activity. Farm Days are the third weekend of every month. For more information contact Crooked Pines Farm by calling 706-347-0274 or visit www.crookedpinesfarm.com.

Sundays at the Museum18 Sundays at the Museum presents How to Search for Your Civil War Ancestor. Mr. Segars, a writer and publisher, is a frequent speaker at genealogical gatherings. He will share his expertise with those interested in tracing their Civil War ancestry. 2 p.m. The Sundays at the Museum series takes place within The Old School History Museum and focuses on Civil War topics. All programs will be held are free to the public, though donations are always appreciated. Light refreshments will be served afterward. Anyone who enjoys history, has an interest in the Civil War, or simply loves a good story may find "Sunday at the Museum" to be habit-forming.

Celebrate Patriotism22 Celebrate Patriotism, a pre-memorial day celebration, presented by Eatonton Kiwanis Club on The Courthouse Lawn at 6:30 p.m. Bring the whole family for an evening honoring those who served our country. Enjoy free hot dogs and ice cream; a pictorial tribute; and a concert.

Who's Bad24 Who's Bad: The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute at 7:30 p.m. An incredible tribute to the King of Pop, Michael Jackson, will be at The Plaza Arts Center! This 'ultimate' tribute is one of the biggest shows The Plaza has ever presented and you'll feel as if you're actually watching MJ himself Moonwalk across the stage! Call The Plaza at 706-923-1655 or visit www.ThePlazaArtsCenter.com to purchase tickets.

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June

Dairy Festival7 The Annual Putnam County Dairy Festival is sponsored by the Pilot Club of Eatonton and held around the Courthouse Square in downtown. The festival pays tribute to the county's dairy industry. Activities for the day include: 8:00 a.m. Road Races, 9:00 a.m. Booths open on and around the Courthouse Square, 10:00 a.m. Parade, 11:00 a.m. Platform Program - Speakers and Honoring the Dairy Family of the year, 11:00 - 1:30 Barbecue and 12:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Free Entertainment on the Courthouse Square - Platform Area. For additional information contact: Yvonne Harrell at 706-485-8112, Charlotte Green at 706-473-0336 or e-mail glendar@pceatonton.org.

Lavender Festival14 Ooh La La Lavender Festival at Ooh La La Lavender Farm. 217 Tanyard Rd., Eatonton. (706) 816-4503.

The Soul Purpose Band21 Meet Me at The Plaza presents The Soul Purpose Band at 7:30 p.m. As the name implies, The Soul Purpose Band is steeped in a true Soul/R&B tradition that offers the audience a combination of dance hits and soulful sounds from the 60's to the 80's, with an occasional tune from recent current pop charts. The Soul Purpose Band is an 11-piece band consisting of a 5-piece rhythm section, a four-piece horn section and both a male and a female singer. Bring your family, friends, blankets and coolers to the lawn of The Plaza. Tickets are $12 in Advance and $15 at the Gate! Call The Plaza at 706-923-1655 or visit www.ThePlazaArtsCenter.com to purchase tickets.

Farm Days21 & 22 Crooked Pines Farm presents Farm Days, good old-fashioned fun on the farm! 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Enjoy the country store, hayrides, petting farm, mining for treasure, seasonal crafts and an inflatable obstacle course. Horseback riding lessons are by appointment only, contact stefanie@crookedpinesfarm.com. Free admission, costs associated with each activity. Farm Days are the third weekend of every month. For more information contact Crooked Pines Farm by calling 706-347-0274 or visit www.crookedpinesfarm.com.

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July

Farm Days19 & 20 Crooked Pines Farm presents Farm Days, good old-fashioned fun on the farm! 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Enjoy the country store, hayrides, petting farm, mining for treasure, seasonal crafts and an inflatable obstacle course. Horseback riding lessons are by appointment only, contact stefanie@crookedpinesfarm.com. Free admission, costs associated with each activity. Farm Days are the third weekend of every month. For more information contact Crooked Pines Farm by calling 706-347-0274 or visit www.crookedpinesfarm.com.

The Grapevine Band21 Meet Me at The Plaza outdoor summer concerts presents The Grapevine, a premier Geogia Party Band! 7:30 p.m. The Grapevine has a very diverse repertoire, with styles that include Motown, R&B, Beach, Pop, 60s-70s-80s rock, and much more! Bring your family, friends, blankets and coolers to the lawn of The Plaza. Tickets are $12 in Advance or $15 at the Gate. Call The Plaza at 706-923-1655 or visit www.ThePlazaArtsCenter.com to purchase tickets.

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August

Good Vibrations2 Meet Me at The Plaza outdoor summer concerts presents Good Vibrations, a premier Geogia Party Band! 7:30 p.m. Top 40 hits from the 60's through present day! Beach, Rock & Roll, Soul, Oldies, Disco and Motown. Bring your family, friends, blankets and coolers to the lawn of The Plaza. Tickets are $12 in Advance or $15 at the Gate. Call The Plaza at 706-923-1655 or visit www.ThePlazaArtsCenter.com to purchase tickets.

Farm Days16 & 17 Crooked Pines Farm presents Farm Days, good old-fashioned fun on the farm! 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Enjoy the country store, hayrides, petting farm, mining for treasure, seasonal crafts and an inflatable obstacle course. Horseback riding lessons are by appointment only, contact stefanie@crookedpinesfarm.com. Free admission, costs associated with each activity. Farm Days are the third weekend of every month. For more information contact Crooked Pines Farm by calling 706-347-0274 or visit www.crookedpinesfarm.com.

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