March First Friday: Celebrate Our Roots

Milledgeville Main Street’s
March First Friday: Celebrate Our Roots
March 2nd  –  6-8pm  –  downtown Milledgeville


Downtown Milledgeville exudes history, from the historic downtown buildings and the big oak trees, to the antebellum homes and the museums. This “Celebrate our Roots” themed First Friday will be a time to explore Milledgeville’s rich history downtown from 6-8pm.

The First Friday Committee’s partnership with the Convention and Visitors Bureau and the museums will continue to offer FREE trolley rides to the museums for patrons to learn about Milledgeville history.

Enjoy these explorations and more while at First Friday:

Enjoy these explorations and more while at First Friday:
-Live Jazz Music
-Face Painting with Lisa Marie Barry
-Kids’ Activities with Milledgeville Jaycees & Georgia College Chemistry Club
-Trolley Tours to the Georgia’s Old Governor’s Mansion, Sallie Ellis Davis House & Allied Arts‘ John Marlor House
– History Storytelling with Dr. Bob Wilson
-Poetry Reading Allied Arts

For more information about First Friday or for information on how
to get involved contact the Main Street Office at 478.414.4014 or
email Deana at dthornton@milledgevillega.us.

Milledgeville Main Street wants to especially thank our 2018 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

February First Friday: Love Local

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Milledgeville Main Street and the downtown businesses have teamed up to offer you a chance to win $50 in Milly Money on February 2nd.
 
HOW DO YOU PLAY?
All you have to do is:
  1. Find the #LoveLocalMilly sign inside participating downtown businesses
  2. Snap a pic in front of the sign
  3. FB or Insta post your pic (public) using #LoveLocalMilly

That’s all! Then, you’re entered in the drawing for a chance to win $50 Milly Money.

On Wednesday, February 7th Main Street will draw the winner on a live FB feed.
 
PARTICIPATING BUSINESSES:
The 42nd Floor :: Custom Apparel & More
Amici Milledgeville
Artistry Salon
Blackbird Coffee
The Brick – Milledgeville
BUFFINGTONS
Codee Rainey Designs
Cravings
Doodle’s Cupcake Bakery
Eclectic
Firefly Boutique
French Vill’Edge
Georgia Bob’s BBQ Milledgeville
Gringos Milledgeville
Hairbar – A Hair & Nail Salon
Jack & Milly
Jimmy John’s
The Local Yolkal Cafe – Milly
Need A Nerd – Cell Phone and Computer Repair
The Market Collective
Oconee Outfitters
The Roost
Smoothie King
Velvet Elvis

Milledgeville Main Street wants to especially thank our 2018 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

Allied Arts Storytelling: “New Year, New Leaf”

Leaf ImageJanuary 28: “New Year, New Leaf”
2-4pm
at the historic Allen’s Market building in downtown Milledgeville

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.

Allied Arts Exhibit Opening Reception: “Art from East to West” by Faye Maxwell

Faye Maxwell Pastel Art ImageJanuary 7
Allied Arts Exhibit
Opening Reception for Artist Faye Maxwell
1-3pm


Join Allied Arts for an opening reception honoring local artist Faye Maxwell. Pastel artworks in Maxwell’s exhibit “Art from East to West,” will be displayed at the Marlor House gallery from January 7 – February 16.

Polar Express Trolley Ride

The Polar Express Trolley Ride is coming to Milledgeville. Last year we added 2 nights, for a total of 3, and it still sold out in the first hour.

2017 Polar Express Trolley tickets go on sale, Monday, November 13, 2017 at 12:30pm.

**It is important you read the important details & purchase rules below carefully.

Please be aware of our set rules, no exceptions, for ticket purchases this year.

  • Limit of six (6) tickets per adult present
  • In-person purchases only (cash & card accepted)
  • Ticket sales final, no refunds or exchanges

*It is highly suggested to have the date & time (plus a few alternate choices) prior to arriving. The purchase line will not be held for purchaser phone calls or consults to decide on purchase.

Available ticket dates/times and prices are:

  • Wednesday, December 6, 2017 – $10 each
  • Thursday, December 7, 2017 – $10 each
  • Friday, December 8, 2017 – $15 each
  • Wednesday, December 13, 2017 – $10 each
  • Thursday, December 14, 2017 – $10 each
  • Friday, December 15, 2017 – $15 each

Departure times available each night are:

  • 6:00pm
  • 6:30pm
  • 7:00pm
  • 7:30pm

Polar Express Trolley Ride

The Polar Express Trolley Ride is coming to Milledgeville. Last year we added 2 nights, for a total of 3, and it still sold out in the first hour.

2017 Polar Express Trolley tickets go on sale, Monday, November 13, 2017 at 12:30pm.

**It is important you read the important details & purchase rules below carefully.

Please be aware of our set rules, no exceptions, for ticket purchases this year.

  • Limit of six (6) tickets per adult present
  • In-person purchases only (cash & card accepted)
  • Ticket sales final, no refunds or exchanges

*It is highly suggested to have the date & time (plus a few alternate choices) prior to arriving. The purchase line will not be held for purchaser phone calls or consults to decide on purchase.

Available ticket dates/times and prices are:

  • Wednesday, December 6, 2017 – $10 each
  • Thursday, December 7, 2017 – $10 each
  • Friday, December 8, 2017 – $15 each
  • Wednesday, December 13, 2017 – $10 each
  • Thursday, December 14, 2017 – $10 each
  • Friday, December 15, 2017 – $15 each

Departure times available each night are:

  • 6:00pm
  • 6:30pm
  • 7:00pm
  • 7:30pm

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!

December First Friday: Tis the Season in downtown Milly

Christmas Downtown ImageJoin us for a fantastical holiday-filled First Friday. From 6-8pm on December 1st, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in downtown Milly as we prepare for some city-wide yuletide. The  and Milledgeville Main Street has partnered with The City of Milledgeville, Pilot Club of Milledgeville, the Local Yolkal Cafe, and Fowler Flemister Concrete, Inc. to host December’s First Friday. The annual Community Christmas Tree Lighting will kick off the event, on West Hancock St., near Local Yolkal & Firefly Boutique, at 6:00pm.

The Milledgeville Jaycees and other community organizations will provide a fa-la-la-la fun activities for the kiddos and Lisa Marie will be back with festive face paintings! Visit with Santa inside The Local Yolkal Cafe & Catch a glimpse of The Vibe Dance Center‘s upcoming performance. Downtown businesses and restaurants will have festive window displays to make the season bright & will offer special deals for holiday gift shopping.

Some of the  fun activities to enjoy are:
  • Live Music
  • Face Painting
  • and more fa-la-la-la fun activities for the kids
For more information about First Friday or how to get involved, contact Deana Thornton with Milledgeville Main Street by phone at 478-414-4014 or by email dthornton@milledgevillega.us.

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

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.

“Talking Trash” with Keep Milledgeville Baldwin Beautiful

KMBB Event ImageNovember 23
Talking Trash with Keep Milledgeville Baldwin Beautiful
at Need A Nerd
5:15pm

Join KMBB to “talk trash” & help beautify our community! All are welcome & discussion is open for thoughts on community efforts surrounding litter, recycling, and beautification.

Find Us


105 E Hancock Street

P.O. Box 1422
Milledgeville, GA 31059

P: (478) 414 4014

mainstreetdesk@milledgevillega.us

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