Eat, Drink & Be Merry: 2017 Chamber of Commerce Holiday Social

Chamber Holiday Social ImageDecember 19
MBC Chamber Holiday Social
Magnolia Ballroom
5:30-7:30pm

Join the Milledgeville-Baldwin County Chamber of Commerce for their Annual Holiday Social: Eat, Drink & Be Merry for festive fare, spirits, entertainment & great company.

Register online today.

Milledgeville Exchange Club Christmas Parade

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Milledgeville Exchange Club Christmas Parade


at dark, about 6pm – Christmas Parade
The Milledgeville Exchange Club is bringing back their new & exciting Christmas Parade to downtown Milledgeville on Saturday night and it promises to delight with brightly lit floats to begin the season with sparkle!

Allied Arts Storytelling: “Give Thanks”

Allied Arts Storytelling ImageNovember 26
Allied Arts Storytelling: “Give Thanks”
2-4pm

Each month, storytellers gather at Allen’s Market to share their tales based on a central theme. Prepare to laugh, cry, and listen to Milledgeville’s great storytellers. Storytelling is a partnership between Allied Arts, professional storyteller Jeanette Waddell, and WRGC 88.3.

Christmas Parade Application Deadline

November 15
Milledgeville Exchange Club Christmas Parade
Application Deadline

Can you believe we are only 53 days away from Christmas? That means we are only 30 days away from the Milledgeville Exchange Club Christmas Parade! Mark your calendars for December 2nd, 2017 because that’s the day Santa comes to town! The deadline for parade applications is November 15th, so get yours in on time to keep from being on the Naughty List.

Download & Print Application

Veteran’s Day Parade at the Georgia War Veteran’s Home

GMC Marching ImageNovember 10
Veteran’s Day Parade
at the Georgia War Veterans Home
11am

 

Get directions to the Georgia War Veteran’s Home

Milly’s Science Cafe Discussion: The Intersection of Climate Change & Agriculture

STEM Discussion ImageNovember 8
Growing, Growing, Gone: The Intersection of Climate Change & Agriculture
at Blackbird Coffe’s Nest
6:30-7:30pm

Join the STEM Club for a discussion on the intersection of climate change and agriculture facilitated by Dr. Allison VandeVoort. All are welcome and coffee will be provided (first come, first served).

November First Friday: Fall Frenzy in Downtown Milly

November First Friday ImageThis month’s First Friday event will be a Fall-filled celebration in downtown Milledgeville on November 3rd from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.

Carlos Toombs and Local Folk will fill the sidewalks with lively tunes. Carlos performs a wide range of music, with a focus on the 70s, 80s, and 90s. He will be jamming on North Wayne Street near Oconee Outfitters and Mod Podge Mama. Community favorite, Local Folk will be out in front of Gringo’s on West Hancock Street performing their popular music as well.

First Friday Champion sponsor, Magnolia State Bank will have Thanksgiving turkeys for the kiddos to color and a Magnolia goodie bag giveaway for older kids and adults.

The Milledgeville Jaycees are back again with a fun, fall-themed craft for kids of all ages! The City of Milledgeville Utilities representatives for FOG (Fats, Oils & Grease) Prevention and the GC Chemistry Club will also have engaging activities, entertainment, and lots of goodies. In addition to the kids corners face painting by Lisa Marie will be back to help celebrate another First Friday.

While strolling along the picturesque sidewalks of downtown, listening to dynamic music, or participating in fun activities, attendees should stop into downtown restaurants and shop the retail stores for holiday gifts.

Allied Arts will have Grammy nominated folk guitarist Caroline Aiken bring her unique Style to downtown Milledgeville. She will take the stage inside Allen’s Market at 7:30 pm. This is free and open to the public.

For more information on First Friday or how to get involved contact Deana Thornton at the Main Street Office, 478-414-4014.

Milledgeville Main Street wants to especially thank our 2017 First Friday Sponsors:

CHAMPION
Magnolia State Bank
Robins Financial Credit Union

PARTNER
Fowler Flemister Concrete, Inc.
Standard Sand & Silica Co.

FRIEND
97 Big FM
Century Bank & Trust
Computer Consultants of Milledgeville
Exchange Bank

CONTRIBUTING PARTNER
Allied Arts
Milledgeville FOG (Fats, Oils & Grease)
Milledgeville Jaycees

Treats-4-Halloween

Treats 4 Halloween Logo ImageTuesday, October 31: (10am -12pm) Treats-4-Halloween
Bring your little mermaids & monsters to downtown Milledgeville to trick-or-treat at our downtown businesses. This is the perfect opportunity to bring the little ones out for guaranteed treats where you can visit many places grouped closely together at businesses you know and love.

Check back toward the end of October for a list of participating businesses that will be updated until the event. Please be sure to shop, dine and visit the participating Downtown Merchants who support this year’s Treats-4-Halloween.

MBC Chamber Business After Hours: Down by the River

Business After Hours ImageSeptember 28
Chamber Business After Hours: Down by the River
at Adams Acres Riverside Events
150 Old River Bridge Rd
5:30-7:30PM

Join the Milledgeville-Baldwin County Chamber for a special Business After Hours sponsored by the Department of Veterans Services, Green Acres Health & Rehabilitation, & Tri-County EMC.
Be prepared for a Fall evening, relaxing riverside, while mingling with other local business and community members, while enjoying BBQ, live music, & cold beverages.
Register online today

37th Annual Library Fair

September 23
37th Annual Library Fair
at the Mary Vinson Memorial Library
9am-2PM

Join the Mary Vinson Memorial Library for a day of family fun at the 37th Annual Library Fair and everything you’ve come to expect from the Library Fair: thousands of books for sale, flea market, bake sale, food court, community corner, bounce house, games, and arts & crafts for the kids.

For one glorious autumn day, the Twin Lakes Library System will holds its annual Library Fair. The Library Fair 2017 will be held rain or shine on Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 9am to 2pm at the Mary Vinson Memorial Library, 151 S Jefferson Street in downtown Milledgeville. All proceeds from the Library Fair go to the Friends of the Mary Vinson Memorial Library who provide much needed financial support to Youth Services programming and the Summer Reading Clubs.

Volunteer Opportunity
The library is now accepting applications for volunteers. Get details & apply here.

Find Us

105 E Hancock Street
Milledgeville, GA 31061
P:(478)414-4014

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