Local area events for this year

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
DATE MOVED THE THE 11th DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER

7 PM

9
Christmas Parade – DeSoto/Leslie
5 PM
The annual Christmas Parade route will include both Leslie and DeSoto. There will be a celebration in downtown DeSoto immediately following the parade. The public is invited. For information, call 229-364-7060.

11
NEW DATE
Americus Christmas Parade – Downtown Americus

For more information, call 229-924-4411 Ext. 247
7 PM

12
An Andersonville Christmas – Downtown Andersonville
6 PM – 9 PM
All shops and restaurants will be open for the yearly event in Andersonville Village. Chili and cornbread, hot cocoa, coffee, warm cider, cakes and baked goods will be available. Pictures with Santa Claus and stories with Mrs. Claus will add to the memories, as well as gifts from Santa. Train rides will be offered, and a Bouncy House will be a favorite for the kids! For information on this Tuesday event, call 229-924-2068.

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

31
New Year’s Eve Bash and Dinner – Downtown Americus
5 PM – 1 AM
The Best Western Plus Windsor Hotel will celebrate the New Year with its New Year’s Eve Bash and Dinner. The New Year’s Eve menu at Rosemary & Thyme Restaurant is served 5 p.m.-10 p.m. The cost is $50 plus tax and grat per person and includes entertainment. The Lobby Party runs 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Live band cover is $10 per person. Lance Price Band will perform. There is no cover charge for guests staying at the hotel (2 arm bands per room). An overnight package is only $295.59 and includes a four-course dinner for two; entertainment; and a night’s stay in one of the fabulous queen/double chamber rooms. For package and dinner reservations, call 229-924-1555 or visit www.windsor-americus.com.

JANUARY 2018


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

6-7, 13-14, 20-21, 27-28
Jimmy Carter Boyhood Farm – Plains
11:30 AM and 3 PM
Guided tours of the Jimmy Carter Boyhood Farm, are given on these Saturdays and Sundays, weather permitting. For mormation, call 229-824-4104 or 229-376-0476.

FEBRUARY 2018


2
First Friday – Downtown Americus
5 PM-8 PM