Local area events for this year

NOVEMBER 2017


3
First Friday Americus – Downtown Americus
5 PM – 8 PM

3-15
Avenue of Flags – Andersonville National Historic Site

11
Night Museum – Andersonville National Historic Site
Experience the National Prisoner of War Museum and historic prison site during this nighttime event. For information, call 229-924-0343.

16
Christmas Open House – Downtown Americus
5 PM

18
Arts in Archery at Jimmy Carter Boyhood Farm – Plains
10 AM – 4 PM
The Jimmy Carter National Historic Site is hosting this event in the Archery community outside Plains at the boyhood farm. The event formally was known as Cane Syrup Day. A mule-powered cane mill and a wood fired kettle will recreate how stalks of sugar cane were turned into cane syrup during President Carter’s youth on the farm. There will be free samples. Cultural demonstrations include woodworking, blacksmithing, glass blowing, quilting, crocheting and other traditional demonstrations. Items crafted will be available to purchase. Food and drinks will be available on site for purchase. For more information, call 229-824-4104 or 229-276-0755.

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Thanksgiving Day

DECEMBER 2017


1
First Friday Americus – Downtown Americus
5 PM – 8 PM

2
Annual Christmas Lighting – Downtown Plains
For more information on this annual event, call 229-938-3835.

7
Americus Christmas Parade – Downtown Americus
7 PM

17
Wreaths Across America – Andersonville National Historic Site
Join thousands of Americans to remember and honor our veterans by participating in the annual wreath laying ceremony. For information, call 229-924-0343.

25
Christmas Day