Local area events for this year

FEBRUARY 2020


1-29
Koinonia Farm Black History Month Essay and Poster Contest – Americus
Call the farm, on Ga. Highway 49 south of Americus, at 229-924-0391 for more information on this celebration of Black History Month.

22
Women’s Wine & Chocolate Walk 2020 – Americus
2 PM-6 PM
This popular event is tops for the leading shopper in the family! For more information, call 229-924-4411, Ext. 247.

26-29
GISA state basketball Final Four – Americus
GAME TIMES VARY
The Georgia Independent School Association’s best Class A, AA and AAA boys and girls teams battle for championships at the Storm Dome on Georgia Southwestern State University’s campus.
Call 229-931-2217 or 229-931-2225 for information.

29
Americus African-American History Tour
2 PM
Trolley tour starts at the Americus Visitor Center, 101 W. Lamar St. Call 229-928-6059 for information and tickets.

MARCH 2020


6
First Friday Americus
5 PM-8 PM
Theme for this month’s event is “Music on Main Street.” Call 229-924-4411, Ext. 247 for information.

7
1st annual Andersonville Motor Show – Downtown Andersonville
11 AM- 2 PM
This event is open to all classes. The registration fee is $20, and the show will be held rain or shine. Both of the town’s restaurants will be open, and barbecue also will be available for purchase. For more information, call Teresa at the City of Andersonville at 229-924-2599.

28
Eastview Cemetery Tour – Americus
8:30 AM
Call 229-928-6059 for information.

APRIL 2020


3
First Friday “Artsapalooza!” – Americus
5 PM-8 PM

4
Hot Glass Craft Beer Festival – Americus
2 PM-6 PM
This event, now in its fourth year, has become one of the city’s favorites. For more information, call 229-924-4411, Ext. 247.

4
Plains Car Show – Downtown Plains
9 AM
Come to Main Street in downtown Plains to enjoy this unusual array of a variety of classic cars. For more information, call 229-928-4825.

12
Happy Easter!

18
Oak Grove Cemetery Tour –  Americus
2 PM
Call 229-928-6059 for information.

MAY 2020


1
First Friday Americus
5 PM-8 PM
Theme for this month’s event is “Multicultural Americus.” Call 229-924-4411, Ext. 247 for information.

15
SAM Shortline Train Ride – “Sumter Special”
Train departs at 10 AM and arrives in Americus at 11:55 AM for a one-hour, 45-minute layover. An abbreviated $1 tour of the Windsor Hotel is offered to all SAM Shortline riders. Train departs at 1:40 PM.

16
Eastview Cemetery Tour – Americus
2 PM
Call 229-928-6059 for information.

JUNE 2020


13
Red, White & Blues Festival –Americus
6 PM-9 PM
Call Americus Main Street at 229-924-4411, Ext. 247 for information.

20
Oak Grove Cemetery Tour –  Americus
2 PM
Call 229-928-6059 for information.