Georgia Magazine - October 2017 - 12
Owl Prowl, Oct. 6, Florence Marina State
Park, Omaha. Discover creatures of the
night with a ranger-led night hike. bit.ly/
gspfmsp. (229) 838-4706.
And Still We Rise: Race, Culture and
Visual Conversations, Oct. 6-Dec. 30,
Columbus Museum, Columbus. Four centuries of African-American history-from the
first slave ships to the first African-American
president-as interpreted through 85 quilts
by more than 60 artists. bit.ly/colsmu. (706)
Scare on the Square, Oct. 28, downtown,
Statesboro. Costume contest, hayrides,
"Thriller" dance performance, Halloween
activities. bit.ly/statesbc. (912) 764-7227.
The Conquest, Oct. 28, Allatoona High
School, Acworth. More than a dozen high
school marching bands compete in this
regional contest. bit.ly/conqrbc. (770)
Fall Jonquil Festival, Oct. 28-29, Village
Green, Smyrna. Arts and crafts, festival
food, entertainment. bit.ly/smyrfjf. (770)
"The True Story of the Three Little
Pigs," Oct. 6-8, 13-15, 20-22, Springer
Opera House, Columbus. Children's-theater
parody of the famous story as told by
the Big Bad Wolf. bit.ly/sprngop. (706)
Cotton Pickin' Fair, Oct. 7-8, Gay Family
Farmstead, Gay. Artisans, antiques, farm-life
demonstrations, entertainment. cpfair.org.
Pavlo: Greek God of the Guitar, Oct. 10,
Griffin Auditorium, Griffin. Award-winning
recording artist and songwriter performs his
Mediterranean music. griffinconcerts.org.
15th Annual Harvest Hoe Down
Festival, Oct. 14-15, downtown, Warm
Springs. Arts and crafts, entertainment, kids'
activities, food and more. bit.ly/meriwtr.
Day Out with Thomas, Oct. 20-22, 28-29,
Georgia Veterans State Park, Cordele. Kids
and their families can take a ride with
Thomas the Tank Engine. samshortline.com.
Hogansville Hummingbird Festival,
Oct. 21-22, downtown, Hogansville. Crafts,
antiques, music, family activities. bit.ly/
hbirdfst. (706) 333-2520.
"Farce of Habit," Oct. 26-28, New Horizon
Community Theatre, West Point. Southernfried romp set at the Reel 'Em Inn, with the
storm of the century and an ax murderer on
the loose. nhct.org. (706) 643-7529.
Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape
America, through Oct. 28, Monroe Culture
and Heritage Museum, Monroe. Interactive
exhibition sponsored by the Smithsonian
Institution showcases the history, culture
and people behind small-town sports.
bit.ly/monrmus. (678) 635-8997.
Modern Masters from the Giuliano
Ceseri Collection, through Nov. 12, Georgia
Museum of Art, Athens. 19th- and 20thcentury works on paper. georgiamuseum.
org. (706) 542-4662.
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