Georgia Magazine - April 2017 - 12
2nd Annual Oconee Garden Tour, April
29, various locations, Watkinsville. bit.ly/
oconres. (706) 769-4974.
tour, road race. bit.ly/coqmcoc. (229)
Boston Spring Fling, April 15, downtown,
Boston. Parade, arts and crafts, Easter egg
hunt, Easter bonnet contest. bit.ly/bostnspr.
"Secret Garden: The Musical," April 2122, TOSAC Storefront Theater, Thomasville.
Tony Award-winning musical based on the
Victorian novel. tosac.com. (229) 226-0863.
David Swanagin, through April 28, Sacred
Heart Cultural Center, Augusta. Landscape
oil paintings portray early and late parts of
the day. bit.ly/sacrdht. (706) 826-4700.
Due South Festival, April 22, Creative
District Amphitheater, Thomasville. Celebration of art, music, food. thomasvillearts.org.
Easter Egg Hunt and Family Day, April 1,
Wildwood Park, Appling. 7,000 candy- and
prize-filled eggs, games, cake walk, Easter
Bunny. chfishforlife.org. (706) 830-6439.
Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape
America, April 22-June 3, Colquitt County
Arts Center, Moultrie. Interactive exhibition
sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution
showcases the history, culture and people
behind small-town sports. bit.ly/coqcoart.
Spring Art Festival & Tour of Homes,
April 1, various locations, Washington. Tour
historic homes and gardens, area museums
and Mary Willis Library. wwtourofhomes.
com. (706) 678-5111.
Celebrating a Grand Tradition: The
Sport of Golf, April 3-7, Augusta Museum,
Augusta. Exhibits explore the history of golf
and its legacy in Augusta. augustamuseum.
org. (706) 722-8454.
Rock Fore! Dough, April 4, Lady Antebellum Pavilion, Augusta. Headliner Lady Antebellum and other performers in concert.
rockforedough.com. (706) 650-5005.
ParTee on the Green, April 5, The Augusta
Common, Augusta. Musical celebration
featuring beach, soul, pop, jazz and more.
bit.ly/augprtg. (706) 821-1754.
The Major Rager, April 6, The Augusta
Common, Augusta. Headliner The Flaming
Lips and other musicians perform. themajor
rager.com. (706) 821-1754.
Sacred Heart Garden Festival, April 2023, Sacred Heart Cultural Center, Augusta.
Floral exhibits, hard-to-find plants, speakers.
bit.ly/scrdhgrdn. (706) 826-4700.
21st Annual Springfest, April 21-23, various locations, Mitchell. Crafts, entertainment,
parade, fireworks, community church service. bit.ly/fbmitspf. (706) 294-6141.
There is ART in SpARTa, April 29, CJE
Event Center, Sparta. Art showcase and
festival with regional and national artists.
cjefoundation.org. (478) 320-2645.
Sharon Shenanigans, April 30, Sharon/
Raytown Community House, Sharon.
Crafts, food, bike ride, entertainment.
bit.ly/shrshng. (706) 816-3844.
Spring Fling & Backyard BBQ Festival,
April 14-15, downtown, Moultrie. Arts and
crafts, barbecue competition, music, kids'
activities. bit.ly/mousprf. (229) 890-5455.
34th Annual National Mayhaw Festival,
April 15, downtown, Colquitt. Parade, mural
96th Annual Rose Show and Festival,
April 27-29, downtown, Thomasville. Flower
shows, parades, music by the Swingin'
Medallions, fireworks. thomasvillega.com.
20th Annual Chamber of Commerce
Golf Tournament, April 28, Sunset Country
Club, Moultrie. moultriechamber.com. (229)
21st Annual Pan African Festival of
Georgia, April 28-30, Cherry Street Plaza
and Tubman Museum, Macon. Explore
African and African-American culture
through music, dance, food, art, storytelling.
tubmanmuseum.com. (478) 743-8544.
Savannah Orchid Show, April 28-30, Andrews
Visitor Center, Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens, Savannah. Juried show with hundreds
of orchids, plus plants and supplies for sale.
bit.ly/cgbotgrd. (912) 921-5460.
Lichtmond: Universe of Light, April 28,
Math/Physics Building/Planetarium, Georgia
Southern University, Statesboro. Journey
to another universe through music. bit.ly/
gsouniv. (912) 478-5292.
Wundercamera: Savannah, through May
14, Jepson Center, Savannah. Photo exhibit
explores the relationships between audiences and art. bit.ly/wundcam. (912)
Art in the Park Fine Art & Craft Festival,
April 1-2, Postell Park, St. Simons. Photography, sculpture, jewelry, ceramics, paintings.
bit.ly/gvamist. (912) 638-8770.
Private Presidential Pathways, through
April 26, Averitt Center for the Arts, Statesboro. A collection of presidential photos
taken by New York Times photographer
George Tames. bit.ly/avrtctr. (912) 212-2787.
Blessing of the Fleet, April 7-9, Darien
Waterfront Park, Darien. Juried art show,
crafts, music, classic car show, fireworks.
bit.ly/boftdrn. (912) 437-5455.
Hawkinsville Harness Festival, April 7-8,
Hawkinsville Harness Training Facility and
Arena, Hawkinsville. Harness horse races,
crafts, food, barbecue cook-off, concert,
fireworks. bit.ly/hawkfst. (478) 783-1717.
Peter Cottontail Express Train Rides,
April 8, 15, St. Marys Railroad, St. Marys.
Journey to Peter Cottontail's home; Easter
egg hunt after train ride. bit.ly/stmrrd. (912)
James Gregory, April 8, Theatre Dublin,
Dublin. Family-friendly evening with the
comedian. theatredublinga.com. (478)
Cinema Gourmet: "The Seven Year Itch,"
April 13, Historic Ritz Theatre, Brunswick.
Enjoy food before the Marilyn Monroe classic
film. bit.ly/giahevt. (912) 262-6934.
Oratorical Speech Contest: A Celebration of MLK, April 9, First African Baptist Church, Dublin. A celebration of the
speechmaking tradition of Martin Luther
King Jr. at the site of his first public speech.
bit.ly/1stafbap. (478) 272-0354.
Spring Plant Sale, April 14-15, Coastal
Georgia Botanical Gardens, Savannah. Annuals, perennials, shrubs, trees, Georgia native
plants. bit.ly/cgbotgrd. (912) 921-5460.
ArtsFest Statesboro, April 22, Sweetheart
Circle, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro. Celebrate the arts with music, art and
kids' activities. bit.ly/artfstsb. (912) 489-9087.
"Chicago," April 27, Georgia Southern University Performing Arts Center, Statesboro.
Musical about Prohibition-era Chicago.
bit.ly/gsoupa. (912) 478-7999.
40th Vidalia Onion Festival, April 27-30,
various locations, Vidalia. Cooking events,
air show, 5K and 10K runs, concerts, fireworks, plus arts and crafts April 29-30.
bit.ly/vidonfst. (912) 538-8687.
More online at www.georgiamagazine.org
Daughters of Bluegrass 47th Bluegrass
Festival, April 19-23, Mossy Oak Music Park,
Guyton. Bluegrass and gospel music by top
groups. bit.ly/mosoak. (912) 772-5142.
"Camelot," April 21-23, 28-30, St. Marys
Little Theatre, St. Marys. Travel to the land
of King Arthur in this popular musical.
bit.ly/stmthe. (912) 729-1103.
Events for the July 2017 issue are
due by May 1.