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Live Music at the Opera House

Live Music at the Opera House

August 5, from 6-9 p.m.

Purchase tickets in advance for $25, or $30 at the door.

 

Main Street by Moonlight Street Dance

Main Street by Moonlight Street Dance

Eastman’s newest event, Main Street by Moonlight, is scheduled for Thursday, July 7th from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. in downtown Eastman.

The evening will feature live performances by local band, Soul Shakers, featuring vocalist and harmonica extraordinaire Sirius Glory, drummer and vocalist Donny Screws, guitarists Cliff Lee and Kelly Milner, and bassist Phil Gibbs and a family-friendly mix of blues, soul, and classic rock. 

There is no admission fee, but be ready to spend a bit of money on great local food and your downtown merchants will be open late with special sales.

Georgia Towns to Celebrate Independence Day

Georgia Towns to Celebrate Independence Day

Fourth of July activities include fireworks, parades and homegrown fun

 

ATLANTA, June 29, 2011 – All over the state, hometowns and parks are bringing out the red, white and blue for the Fourth of July weekend as tourists and Georgians plan to celebrate Independence Day in Georgia.

Bleckley Summer Theatre Camp to present Footloose

Last week, the Bleckley Summer Theatre Camp delighted audiences with its performances of "Annie" which had upcoming Pre-K through upcoming third graders in the cast.  This weekend will be a chance to "cut loose" as Bleckley Summer Theatre Camp presents Footloose. 

The cast will be made up of students going to the fourth grade through upcoming ninth graders. 

It like Annie will be held at the Cochran City Auditorium. 

Show times are July 1 and 2 at 7 pm with a 2 pm matinee on July 2.  Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for students. 

Children under five admitted free.

Georgia Celebrates Major Milestones in 2011

Georgia Celebrates Major Milestones in 2011

ATLANTA – From corporate anniversaries to landmark festivals, 2011 is a monumental year for Georgia. Get out and celebrate!

Several Georgia companies are celebrating their lasting success in 2011. The Coca-Cola Company just celebrated its 125th birthday! The refreshing and iconic beverage first went on sale at Atlanta’s Jacob Pharmacy in May of 1886. Since then, Coca-Cola has expanded to more than 200 countries. Visitors can learn more about Coca-Cola by visiting the World of Coca-Cola in downtown Atlanta. Delta Air Lines, an airport staple with roots in Macon and Atlanta, is celebrating 70 years in Atlanta. The airline’s Delta Air Transport Heritage Museum, Inc. in Atlanta is open to the public for free, Monday through Thursday. Visitors to the museum can learn about the history of air transport around the world and the history of Delta in Georgia.

Bleckley Theatre Camp Presents Annie

The fifth annual Bleckley Theatre Camp will present Annie June 24-25 at the City Auditorium. 

Showtimes are 7 p.m. both nights and a 2 p.m. matinee on June 25.  Admission is $5 for adults, $3 children with children under five admitted free.  The show is directed by Mi Waters and Kelli Greer.

Georgia’s Civil War History Comes Alive Through the State’s Historic Sites

Georgia’s Civil War History Comes Alive Through the State’s Historic Sites

Activities can be found across the state to Commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War

Atlanta, June 17, 2011- Journey through Georgia’s rich Civil War history and discover a heritage as unique as the state it’s in. Commemorate the 150th anniversary of the war by traveling the state and uncovering attractions only found in Georgia.