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Beatles Tribute Band at Hawkinsville Opera House

Beatles Tribute Band at Hawkinsville Opera House

At the Old Opera House in Hawksinville.

For more information, call 478-783-1884.

Young and Miss Harness Festival Pageant

The Harness Festival Pageant will take place on February 5.

The Young Miss and Miss Harness Festival Pageant is for contestants from two years old through 12th grade.

Age divisions are as follows:

Teeny Miss: 2-3 years old
Toddler Miss: 4-5 years old
Tiny Miss: 6 years old through 1st grade
Little Miss: 2-3rd grade

Petite Miss: 4-5th grade
Junior Miss: 6-7th grade
Young Miss: 8-9th grade
Miss: 10-12th grade

The entry fee is $50 and the entry deadline is January 21.

The event is scheduled to take place at the Hawkinsville Opera House. Age divisions 2 years through 3rd grade will be at 1 p.m. and 4th grade through 12th grade will take place at 7 p.m.

For entry forms and information, call Therisa Patton at 478-230-0222.

BCHS Drama Department to Present Broadway-themed Show

The Bleckley County High School Drama Department will present "Broadway Bests" on January 10 at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium. 

It will feature music from shows such as Cats, Wicked and All That Jazz. 

Admission is $3 for adults, $2 for students.  Proceeds from the show will go toward equipment purchases for the drama department.

Christmas Tree Recycling Event

Trees will be accepted this year between Dec. 28 and Jan. 14, 2011.

This event is made possible through a partnership with the City of Hawkinsville and McGalliard Waste Services.

Starting Tuesday, Dec. 28 used live Christmas trees can be dropped of into the bins marked for tree recycling at two convenient locations; Fred's parking lot and also on the corner of Broad Street and Veteran's Parkway next to Veteran's Park.

Please remove all decorations and stands that could damage the wood chipper.

Trees will also be accepted at the city landfill during the regular business hours of 7 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. except on the city holiday, Friday, January 31. The city facility is located on Anderson Gift Church Road.

The tree mulch will be available for anyone who would like to request it.

Tripp Family Christmas Lights

Tripp Family Christmas Lights


From Dec. 19 through Dec. 25, the Trapp Family Christmas lights are on display.

Sunday Dec. 19 through Thursday Dec. 23 the event is open from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Friday Dec. 24 and Saturday Dec. 25 the event is open from 6 p.m. to midnight.

Santa Claus is on site from 7 until 9 p.m.

The Tripp Family Christmas Lights are located at 63 Macedonia Church Road in Cochran.

The Tripp Family Christmas Lights is a 13WMAZ's 2008 Festive Yards Sweepstakes winner.

Tickets Available for Magnolia Music & Medicine Show

Tickets Available for Magnolia Music & Medicine Show

Tickets for the January 15, 2011 Magnolia Music & Medicine Show featuring the Black Lillies are now available at the Eastman-Dodge County Chamber of Commerce.

The Magnolia Music and Medicine Show is a production of the Dodge Arts Guild and offers family-friendly entertainment styled after an old time radio broadcast based around a traveling medicine show.

Each production features segments including featured guest artists, local talent, a culinary segment, comedy, and a big dose of fun. 

The Dodge Arts Guild is a nonprofit organization, established to promote the Arts in Dodge County.  To further this end, the Guild is an active sponsor of cultural events, a venue provider, and an educational extension of the school system.

Middle Georgia College Holds Annual Christmas Luncheon

Middle Georgia College Holds Annual Christmas Luncheon

Middle Georgia College (MGC) held its annual Christmas Luncheon on Dec. 13 in Georgia Hall for faculty, staff, friends and family.

Guests donated unwrapped toys to Toys for Tots.

The MGC Jazz Band and Percussion Ensemble performed holiday selections and door prizes were awarded during lunch.