April First Friday: Sweet Days of Spring

The birds and the sidewalks of downtown Milledgeville are singing with the sounds of Spring. Among the things to enjoy, as the weather invites you to come outside, are live music, kids’ activities, spring shopping, and delicious dining.

Tune in to the jams of live music in downtown. Face painting favorite Lisa Marie Barry is back to brighten kiddos’ faces with a variety of designs from which to choose. Enjoy interactive, fun activities for the young and young-at-heart.

THESE SWEET DAYS OF SPRING COME WITH SOME VERY SWEET DEALS!
You have to ask for the “First Friday Sweet Deal” to get the discount

  • Buffingtons – ½ price appetizers
  • Cravings – Buy 1 Bubble Tea, get the second ½ off
  • Firefly – Dress sale, 20% off shorts & Quay sunglasses
  • Jimmy Johns – 10% off your order
  • Market Collective – 15% off all Georgia Grown specialty food products
  • Miles of Styles – 25% off store-wide
  • Oconee Outfitters – Kayak rental gift certificates 2 for $50
  • Smoothie King – 25% off all smoothies

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@nullmilledgevillega.us.

Good Friday Holiday

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The Main Street & all City offices will be closed Friday, March 30th in observance of the Good Friday holiday.

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

-Live Music by McCook & Martin of Free Lance Ruckus
-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@nullmilledgevillega.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

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@nullmilledgevillega.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

Pottery Painting at Mod Podge Mama

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Mod Podge Mama’s Pottery Painting at First Friday
5:30-9pm

Free Lance Ruckus during First Friday


Join Allied Arts for an evening of music beginning at 7:30pm, part of the First Friday event in downtown Milledgeville. Free Lance Ruckus describes their music as Southern, alternative, Americana rock. This concert is free and open to the public.

First Friday Stop & Shop at Mod Podge Mama

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Stop by the studio, during the Main Street First Friday: End of Summer Shakedown event in downtown Milledgeville, to say hello and buy some art and home decor.

Good Friday Holiday Closing

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The Main Street office will be closed Friday, April 14th in observance of the Good Friday holiday.

November First Friday: Touch A Truck

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Friday, November 4, 2016
6-8PM


Cars, trucks, and vehicles of all shapes and sizes will line up in the parking lot beside the post office in downtown Milledgeville for the November First Friday Touch-A-Truck event on November 4, from 6-8pm. Heavy equipment horns will sound, first responders’ lights flash, and the young and young at heart will have a chance to satisfy curiosity by getting up close to explore the vehicles. Including everything from fire trucks, an ambulance, tractor, police cars, and “Milly” the Trolley, the only way to tour the town with the expert guides at the Convention & Visitor’s Bureau.

“This is a unique opportunity to let community members of all ages see, touch, and interact while learning about the vehicles and agencies on site,” said Carlee Schulte, Milledgeville Main Street Executive Director. “This is a free, family event everyone can enjoy and we are deeply appreciative of our event sponsor Arcadia on the River and our many partners who made this event possible including the Baldwin County Fire Department, Baldwin County Sheriff’s Department, City of Milledgeville, Georgia Army National Guard, Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Grady Emergency Management Services, Milledgeville Fire Department, Milledgeville Police Department & Law Enforcement Explorers Post #139, Milledgeville-Baldwin County Convention & Visitors Bureau, and Southside Equipment.”

Music will liven downtown with crowd-pleasing performances from Fall Line Rambler and Carlos Toombs- One-Man Band. Allied Arts will present a free public concert by 120/80 Band at 7:30pm in the historic Allen’s Market building, located at the intersection of North Wayne & McIntosh.

Free face painting will be available by the talented Lisa Marie Barry to create custom designs. The Georgia College Chemistry Club and the City of Milledgeville FOG (Fats, Oils & Grease) Prevention representatives have just what the kids want with hands-on engaging activities. There will be no shortage of fun!

Milledgeville Main Street is always interested in featuring new, unique entertainment for the monthly, family-friendly First Friday event in downtown Milledgeville. For performing artists interested in being involved or for more information about First Friday, visit Milledgeville Main Street on the web or contact the office at 478-414-4014 or mainstreetdesk@nullmilledgevillega.us.

August 5: End of Summer Shakedown #FirstFridayMilly

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The whole community is invited to a celebration downtown to wrap up the last days of summer at the August First Friday event. First Friday will take place on August 5th from 6-8 pm in downtown Milledgeville with lots of fun activities for everyone to enjoy.

A sample of some of the fun & free activities to enjoy include:

For more information on First Friday and how to be involved, contact Milledgeville Main Street at 478-414-4014 or mainstreetdesk@nullmilledgevillega.us.

 

 

 


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

GOLD
Arcadia Student Living

BRONZE
Century Bank & Trust
Computer Consultants of Milledgeville
Exchange Bank

MEDIA
Z97.7FM

PARTNERS
Allied Arts
Georgia College Chemistry Club

Milledgeville Jaycees
Old Capital Car Club


First Friday Events

February First Friday: Free Art 4 U

February First Friday: Free Art 4 U

March First Friday Image

March First Friday: Celebrating Our Roots

April First Friday Image

April First Friday: Sounds of Spring

May First Friday Image

May First Friday: Cruise & Blues

June First Friday Image

June First Friday: Beach Bash

August First Friday Image

August First Friday: End of Summer Shakedown

September First Friday Image

September First Friday: Shop N Bop

October First Friday Image

October First Friday: First Responders

November First Friday Image

November First Friday: GA Bike Summit

Decemner First Friday Image

December First Friday: Jingle & Mingle Downtown

 

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