Georgia Magazine - October 2017 - 14
Great Southern Music Festival, Oct. 5-7,
Picker's Paradise Park, Ochlocknee. Bluegrass and newgrass music featuring Doug
Flowers & Friends, The Kenny Hill Band,
Cedar Creek, Southern Gentlemen, Cross
Road Bluegrass. bit.ly/picparpk.
Pavo Haunted House, Oct. 6-7, 13-14,
20-21, 27-28, W. McDonald Ave., Pavo.
Haunted house for adults and children age
10 and older. bit.ly/pavhnt. (229) 921-3969.
50th Annual Thomasville Fly-In,
Oct. 13-15, Thomasville Regional Airport,
Thomasville. Aircraft include restored
classics and home-built models, bonfire,
Sunday worship. bit.ly/thoviga.
Gogh GREEN!, Oct. 20-21, Turner Center
for the Arts, Valdosta. Upscale art for resale
including paintings, photography, decorative arts. turnercenter.org. (229) 247-2787.
Big Fish Festival, Oct. 21, downtown,
Donalsonville. Boat and float parade, fine
arts, antique car/truck show, kids' activities,
Randolph Crossroads Festival, Oct. 21,
downtown square, Cuthbert. Celebrate the
start of deer season with arts and crafts,
food and free entertainment. bit.ly/crdfstcb.
Another Night of Bluegrass, Oct. 28,
Municipal Auditorium, Thomasville. Concert featuring Feller and Hill and the Bluegrass Buckaroos. thomasvillega.com.
Howl-O-Ween, Oct. 28, Thomasville Dog
Park, Thomasville. Dog adoptions, costume
contests, pet parade, Thomasville Police
Department K-9 demonstrations.
thomasville.org. (229) 227-7001.
Please Call Home: A Celebration of the
Life and Music of Gregg Allman, Oct. 6,
Eagle Creek Brewing Co., Statesboro. Local
and regional musicians perform a tribute to
the late Gregg Allman and his music. bit.ly/
eagcrbc. (912) 489-2337.
36th Annual Catface Turpentine
Festival, Oct. 7, downtown, Portal. Rides,
games, food, arts, turpentining demonstrations. bit.ly/prthsoc. (912) 865-2810.
GreenFest, Oct. 7, Bulloch County
Courthouse Lawn, Statesboro. Sustainability
celebration with exhibits, workshops,
music, kids' activities. bit.ly/grnfstgs.
Brass Transit: The Musical Legacy of
Chicago, Oct. 10, Georgia Southern
University Performing Arts Center, States14
boro. Spend an evening
with the music of the
legendary band. bit.lygspac1718.
Worship in The Round
Tour, Oct. 12, Theatre
Dublin, Dublin. Music,
worship and storytelling
featuring Building 429,
Josh Wilson and Chris
"The Legend of Sleepy
Hollow," Oct. 12-14,
19-21, Averitt Center
for the Arts, Statesboro.
Washington Irving's classic comes to life in this
production by the
Youth Theater. bit.ly/avrtctr.
Hahira Honeybee Festival, Oct. 2-7,
downtown, Hahira. Arts and crafts, gospel
singing, parade. bit.ly/hahirahf.
Rebecca Rose Memorial 49th Bluegrass Festival, Oct. 18-22, Mossy
Oak Music Park, Guyton. Traditional bluegrass and gospel music by
top groups, plus arts and crafts, playground. mossyoakmusicpark.
com. (912) 772-5142.
The Real Squeal BBQ & Music Festival,
Oct. 13-14, downtown, Lyons. Kansas City
Barbeque Society-sanctioned competition,
entertainment, food, backyard barbecue
Thomas Pandolfi, Oct. 16, Theatre
Dublin, Dublin. The classical pianist
performs. bit.ly/thedga. (478) 277-5074.
56th Annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair,
Oct. 16-21, Kiwanis Ogeechee Fairgrounds,
Statesboro. Carnival rides, parade, arts and
crafts, agricultural competition. bit.ly/kiogfa.
"Mansfield Park," Oct. 20-21, Averitt Center for the Arts, Statesboro. Georgia Southern Opera presents Jane Austen's story of
Fanny Price. bit.ly/avrtctr. (912) 212-2787.
Country Fest, Oct. 21, downtown,
Cochran. Crafts, entertainment, kids'
activities, street dance. bit.ly/cocbccf.
Hometown Harvest, Oct. 26, downtown,
Douglas. Costume contest, trick-or-treating
for little ghouls and goblins. cityofdouglas.
com. (912) 384-5161.
"The Middle of Yesterday," Oct. 27-28,
Theatre Dublin, Dublin. Play about an
aging veteran's struggle with Alzheimer's
disease in a naval hospital. bit.ly/thedga.
57th Annual Georgia Sweet Potato
Festival, Oct. 28, downtown, Ocilla. Arts
and crafts show, parade, Miss Georgia
Sweet Potato pageant, cooking contest,
food, and antique car, truck and tractor
show. bit.ly/ocswtpf. (229) 468-9114.
7th Annual Savannah Food Day
Festival, Oct. 7, Daffin Park, Savannah.
More than 100 food and arts and crafts
vendors; organic gardening and cooking
classes, educational kids' activities. bit.ly/
foodsav. (912) 662-5162.
More online at www.georgiamagazine.org
St. Marys Rock Shrimp Festival,
Oct. 7, downtown, St. Marys. Rock shrimp
dinners, parade, entertainment, arts and
crafts. visitstmarys.com. (912) 882-4000.
Scarecrow Stroll, Oct. 10, downtown,
St. Marys. Dozens of scarecrows made by
businesses and community groups line the
streets for trick-or-treat. visitstmarys.com.
E.L. Cravin's Haunted Funeral Parlor,
Oct. 13-14, 20-21, 27-28, 31, downtown,
Blackshear. Haunted house tours.
thehauntedparlor.com. (912) 288-5308.
Okefenokee Festival, Oct. 14, downtown,
Folkston. Parade, two entertainment stages,
arts and crafts, food trucks and vendors,
kids' zone. folkston.com. (912) 496-2536.
Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival,
Oct. 20-22, J.F. Gregory Park, Richmond
Hill. Carnival rides, crawfish, brews, music,
arts and crafts. bit.ly/gosfjfg. (912) 756-3444.
Halloween Express Train Rides, Oct. 21,
28, St. Marys Railroad, St. Marys. Immerse
yourself in the spirit of Halloween on a
journey to Ghost Town. bit.ly/stmrrd.
Savannah Speed Classic, Oct. 26-29,
American Road Course, Hutchison Island,
Savannah. Historic sports cars race.
hsrrace.com. (727) 573-1340.
Haunted History Tour, Oct. 27, downtown, St. Marys. Folklore and historical
events told by costumed storytellers at
10 historic sites. (912) 882-4000.
20th Annual Savannah Film Festival,
Oct. 28-Nov. 4, Savannah College of Art
and Design, Savannah. Film competition,
film screenings, workshops, panels.
filmfest.scad.edu. (912) 525-5051.
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