Local area events for this year

DECEMBER 2019


31
New Year’s Eve Gala – Americus
9 PM-1 AM
Ms. Parks & The Wreck will be the featured entertainers at the yearly gala in the lobby of the fabulous Best Western Plus Windsor Hotel downtown. The Dec. 31 event starts at 9 p.m. Specials are offered for meals at Rosemary & Thyme restaurant as well as overnight stays.
For information, call 229-924-1555, Ext. 138.

 

JANUARY 2020


3
First Friday Chili Crawl – Americus
5 PM-8 PM
Call 229-924-4411, Ext. 235 for entry forms. This is one of Americus’ most popular events each year.

4
First Saturday Program: The Past 50 Years – Andersonville
1 PM
This interesting event marking the first half-century for Andersonville National Historic Site will take place on the grounds of the site. For more information, call 229-924-0343.

18
GSW Night at the Atlanta Hawks – Atlanta

5:15 PM
For information on Georgia Southwestern State University’s special night at the Hawks game at State Farm Arena, call 229-928-1373.

29
GSW’s 40th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation – Americus
11 AM
This event takes place on the campus at Georgia Southwestern State University, in the Storm Dome. For information, call 877-871-4594.

 

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.

7
First Friday “Ladies’ Night Party Hearty” – Americus
5 PM-8 PM

9
Super Museum Sunday – Andersonville
9:30 AM
For information on this event at Andersonville National Historic Site, call 229-924-0343.

14
Happy Valentine’s Day!
Watch for SAM Shortline specials on this special date. For information, call 877-427-2457.

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.

22
Women’s Wine & Chocolate Walk – Americus
2 PM-6 PM
Tickets will go on sale Jan. 1 at noon. For information, call 229-924-4411, Ext. 235.

 

MARCH 2020


6
First Friday “Music on Main Street” – Americus
5 PM-8 PM

 

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!