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Christmas caroling in downtown Fort Valley

Christmas caroling in downtown Fort Valley

Join the Central Union Baptist Church this Saturday as they perform Christmas Carols at the Bandstand under the  Christmas lights in Downtown Fort Valley. They'll be there from 5-7 p.m. according to Fort Valley Main Street's Kathie Lambert

Parade routes through Central Georgia

Parade routes through Central Georgia

Santa will have a busy weekend! He's coming to town in the parade.

Find out when and where to greet him in your neck of the woods on his parade route.

Macon: Sunday at 3 p.m. on Cherry Street

Warner Robins: Saturday at 10 a.m. down Watson Blvd. (Al Roker and his wife will grand marshal.)

Perry: Saturday, 4 p.m. on General Courtney Hodges Blvd.

Centerville: Lighted parade at 7 p.m. Saturday

Forsyth: Thursday, Dec. 5 at 7 p.m.

Rhine: Saturday at 3 p.m.

Bolingbroke: Saturday at 3 p.m. downtown

Milledgeville: 3 p.m. Sunday, downtown

Gray: Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 7 p.m.

Byron: Saturday, 1 p.m.

Annual Knoxville Bottom Kiln Firing & Pottery Sale

Annual Knoxville Bottom Kiln Firing & Pottery Sale

The Annual Knoxville Bottom Kiln Firing & Pottery Sale will take place December 14th in Knoxville, Georgia.

Famed potter Shelby West will have his work for sale with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the Crawford County Historical Society to continue to restore the old Courthouse.

The Preview of work is at 10 a.m. with the sale beginning at 1 p.m.

Please stop by and enjoy holiday cookies with us. 

You can contact Shelby West at alkalineman@aol.com for details.

http://www.crawfordcountyhistoricalsociety.org/

Roberta-Crawford Christmas is the Square

Roberta-Crawford Christmas is the Square

The Roberta-Crawford County Christmas in the Historic Square will be held Saturday, December 7th starting at 10 a.m. David Bailey Park will be filled with vendors selling holiday gifts, ornaments and more while the Chamber of Commerce will be serving holiday cookies and hot chocolate. 

Parade will start at 4 p.m. The Annual Christmas Tree Lighting will follow, along with a visit from Santa. 

Everyone is invited to come and enjoy the wonderful small town holiday fun! 

 

 

Thanksgiving: A time to celebrate family dysfunction?

Thanksgiving: A time to celebrate family dysfunction?

By Sharon Jayson, USA TODAY

Getting together for Thanksgiving may bring to mind turkey, football and of course, giving thanks.

But Thanksgiving in the USA also seems to have become a time to celebrate (and vent about) our dysfunctional families.

Fort Valley State University Homecoming Friday Fest

Fort Valley State University Homecoming Friday Fest

Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes and Hayrides Galore

Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes and Hayrides Galore

The time is near for picking out pumpkins and decorating for autumn!

Where to Go for Pumpkin Patches:

  • Elliott Farms, Lizella: features a pumpkin patch, tractor hay rides, snacks, farm animals. Opens in October. Call 478-935-8180 for more information.
  • Troup Corn, Laurens County: Features corn maze, hay ride, pumpkin patch and a mini-maze. Call 478-272-8170. Open October 12-November 23
  • Twin Oaks Fun Farm, Monroe County. Features pumpkins and a corn maze. 
  • Our Cotton Pickin' Christmas Tree Farm, Hawkinsville. Check their Facebook page for updates.Pick your own pumpkin from the patch. Also enjoy cider or cocoa on the porch while the kids climb the hay mountain. Open 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.
  • Crooked Pines in Eatonton: Pumpkin Festival October 5, 6