Scarecrows in the Arboretum

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Join in the fun of Lockerly Arboretum’s 2nd Annual Scarecrows in the Arboretum contest! This fun contest is open to everyone; individuals, families, businesses, organizations, Scout Troops, school grades and clubs. Scarecrows will be on exhibit throughout the arboretum’s 50 acres during the month of October.

Print the Application with Rules & Guidelines or Register Online today.

Key Dates:
September 18: Entry forms due by 4pm

September 25-29: Scarecrow setup

September 30: Exhibit Opens & Voting Begins!

October 30: Last Day to Vote

October 31: Winners Announced

November 1-3: Scarecrow Pickup

September First Friday: Touch A Truck

First Friday September: Touch-A-Truck
Friday, September 1, 2017

*Right now, the weather is looking real good. Just in case, the rain date will be Friday, November 3, 2017

Cars, trucks, and vehicles of all shapes and sizes will line up on McIntosh Street  in front of the Black Heritage Plaza & Allen’s Market beside the Milledgeville Police Department in downtown Milledgeville. Heavy equipment horns will sound, first responders’ lights will flash, and the young and young at heart will have a chance to satisfy curiosity by getting up close to explore the vehicles. Some of the action-filled autos will include fire trucks, an ambulance, tractors, police cars, and “Milly” the Trolley, the only way to tour the town with the expert guides from 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 sponsors and many partners who made this event possible.”

Free face painting will be available by the talented Lisa Marie Barry to create custom designs and community organizations will have hands-on engaging activities for the kids. There will be no shortage of fun!

Allied Arts will present a concert by 120/80 Band, The Reception Band & Marilyn Jarrette. Bring a chair to kick back & enjoy everything from pop, rock & country, to R&B, 70s, 80s, and more! The concert begins at 5:30pm, at the Black Heritage Plaza beside the historic Allen’s Market building at the North Wayne & McIntosh intersection, and is free and open to the public.

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, contact the office by phone at 478-414-4015 or email at

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

Magnolia State Bank
Robins Financial Credit Union
Fowler Flemister Concrete, Inc.
Standard Sand & Silica Co.
Computer Consultants of Milledgeville
Exchange Bank

Allied Arts
Milledgeville FOG (Fats, Oils & Grease)

BOOST Grant Application Cycle Open



Join the fun and see what it’s like to be a BOOSTer!
Meet us at the Main Street office to award the BOOSTed recipient business including GIANT check, balloons, excitement & photo ops.

Scarecrows in the Arboretum Contest

Lockerly ScarecrowsOctober 3-31
Scarecrows in the Garden
at Lockerly Arboretum

Visit the exhibit of scarecrows on display at Lockerly Arboretum and cast your vote for “Best in Show” & “Best in Class.” Visit the Lockerly website for full details about the exhibit and family fun day.

Get complete details here


CSH Celebration Day

cshThursday, September 29
CSH Celebration Day

The CSH Redevelopment Authority, in partnership with GCSU and the GA Dept. of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities will host this event honoring CSH Hospital and the many people who supported its role in Georgia’s behavioral health and developmental disability service system for the last two centuries. The event will feature a reunion and program, followed by lunch and fellowship with former employees, families, and community members. The event is free and open to the public.
To ensure there is enough food for everyone, it is asked that RSVP be given by email.

Thursdalusia! & Little Free Library Celebration

87b1f990-718e-43c9-ad37-937ddb75a51dThursday, September 15
Thursdalusia! & Little Free Library Celebration

Andalusia Farm will unveil its Little Free Library, the latest addition to the Flannery O’Connor Book Trail, on Thursday Sept. 15, followed by an evening of live music, readings and refreshments at the last of the seasonal Third Thursday Thursdalusia! open mic evenings. The public is invited and admission is free.

This combined event will celebrate the latest in a series of 9 “Little Free Libraries,” designed to increase access to books for people in all communities along the trail.

Oconee River Clean-Up

Oconee River Claen Up

Saturday, September 10, 2016, 8:30-11am

KMBB is partnering with the Lower Oconee Water Trail for this important clean-up and we are excited to have the community come participate! Bring your kayak out if you would like to participate in the River Clean-up. We are going to focus our efforts on a deep park cleaning as well, so if you do not want to paddle, come out and help us keep the Greenway beautiful!!! Make to bring your gloves, water, sunscreen, and proper footwear (kayakers included!)

Find Us

105 E Hancock Street
Milledgeville, GA 31061

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