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    Hospitality and southern style can be found in Milledgeville from quaint Bed & Breakfast Inns to over 600 hotel rooms as well as spacious camp grounds. Whether you would like to meander on a white-columned porch while sipping a glass of ice tea or experience comfortable, inviting accommodations with just the right amount of amenities we have everything you need!More info
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    Beneath the sun-dripped shade of towering oaks, Milledgeville still beckons travelers with impressive architecture, historic venues, a glistening lake, and an authentic arboretum. Stroll through our perfectly charming downtown, or take a trolley ride! Amongst the grand Antebellum homes lining the streets of Milledgeville there exists a wealth of cultural...More info
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    Outdoor Activities
    Milledgeville has so much more than just historic homes and museums to offer. Rent a boat and tour beautiful Lake Sinclair or enjoy a peaceful afternoon of fishing. If your children are more adventurous, you can take a self-guided tour of Bartram Educational Forest. If the boys just want to be boys, send them off to play a round of golf and the girls can enjoy a...More info
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    Our charming Mainstreet city offers dining options ranging from country rustic to southern elegance. Whether it is fried chicken or filet mignon, we can accommodate whatever your palate desires! Check out our selection of Milledgeville Georgia Restaurants.More info
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    Trolley Tour
    Milledgeville's Trolley Tour is the best way to take in the town. A drive through the landmark historic district includes rotating visits to the Old State Capitol, St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, Lockerly Hall, and the Stetson-Sanford House. The trolley tour is available Monday - Friday at 10:00 AM and on Saturday at 11:00 AM. The cost is $12.00 for adults, $10 for seniors...More info

Events in Milledgeville

 Milledgeville, Georgia offers a plethora of great events. Whether it's tours of the Old Governor's Mansion or Live Music or our famed Historic Trolley Tours, you will find it here.  Consider this your source for all Milledgeville events.   2011 marked the Sesquicentennial or 150th year anniversary of the beginning of the American Civil War.  Milledgeville, which was Georgia's Antebellum Capital, prior to the current capital of Atlanta, played an important role in the Civil War.  Check out all of the great events surrounding the anniversary!

 

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Special Exhibition: "Portraits in Gray, A Civil War Photographic Exhibition."
Mar 02, 2015 - May 22, 2015

Phone: 478-445-4545
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This exhibition will display over seventy images of Civil War Soldiers from the collection of David Wynn Vaughan that were curated by the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History, Kennesaw, Georgia. Visitors will have the opportunity to view these images, reflect on their lives and stories, and learn their fates. This will be an experience you do not want to miss!

Live Music
Apr 26, 2015 - Apr 26, 2015

Baldwin High School Band and the Georgia College Wind Ensemble joint concert on the front campus of Georgia College. A movie-themed concert.

Music Theatre Scenes
Apr 28, 2015 - Apr 28, 2015

Times: 7:30 p.m.
Location: Max Noah Recital Hall
Phone: 478-445-8289
Admission: Free
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Music Theatre Scenes, Max Noah Recital Hall, 7:30 p.m. Admission is free. Donations will be accepted and will be used for music scholarships. 

"Final Cut", Milledgeville Players Murder Mystery Dinner
May 01, 2015 - May 02, 2015

Times: Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with murders and intrigue starting at 7:00 p.m.
Location: University Banquet Room located in the Maxwell Student Center on the Georgia College campus.
Phone: 478-314-4054
Admission: $25
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The Milledgeville Players are gearing up to present "The Final Cut", a murder mystery dinner (MMD) on Friday and Saturday nights.

Director Eddie Cheek is looking for backers for his new movie so he's throwing a gala shindig/awards ceremony for interested parties. In return for funding his movie, he's promising them parts in the picture.

Ticket includes the show, dinner, dessert and schmoozing with the rich and famous. 

First Friday
May 01, 2015 - May 01, 2015

Times: 5 - 9 p.m.
Location: Downtown Milledgeville
Admission: Free

Fun and excitement for the whole community in downtown Milledgeville on each First Friday of the month! Participating First Fridays merchants, restaurants, cultural venues and nightlife hotspots stay open late, present special events, and offer discounts on the first Friday of every month making downtown Milledgeville an ideal destination for an evening out. May's theme includes JazzFest Performances from 5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. GC Front Campus and Downtown. JazzFest joins First Friday featuring local high schools, middle schools and GC Jazz Band. This event is free for all.

 

Floral Water Color Painting Workshop
May 02, 2015 - May 02, 2015

Times: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Allen's Market Building
Phone: 478-452-3950
Admission: $75
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Allied Arts will sponsor a floral watercolor workshop for adults Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 9:00 am. to 4:00 pm. in the Allen's Market Building, 101 West McIntosh Street, Milledgeville.

Dana Wiggins will help students to create colorful emotive floral watercolor paintings. Wiggins will introduce "wet into wet" techniques using lots of color. Learn how to take your paintings from flat and boring to vibrant and 3-D. Students will learn how to do negative painting, lifting out, and how to paint leaves. Wiggins demonstrates and provides instruction on composition, the use of color, values and shadows.

Those new to watercolor will begin a foundation of knowledge about the tools and techniques of this medium. Students will build confidence by learning about values, washes, glazes and brush strokes. Prior drawing experience is desirable. All skill levels are welcome. Lunch is on your own from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm. 

 

Georgia College Dance Minor Concert
May 02, 2015 - May 03, 2015

Location: Russell Auditorium
Phone: 478-445-4226
Admission: Admission: $12 - General; $8 - Senior Citizens, GC Faculty/Staff, Non-GC students; $5 - GC students.
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Sat. May 2 at 8:00 p.m., Sun. May 3 at 2:00 p.m. The dance minor students present student and faculty choreography in contemporary ballet, modern, hip hop and musical theatre. Guest artists Chris Coates and Trey Mitchell of New York will present 2 pieces choreographed on GC students. Directed by Amelia Pelton and Natalie King. Beautiful lighting designed by the Advanced Lighting Design class under the direction of Beate Czogalla.

Mansion Series Lectures : Dr. David Goldfield "In Summation, Making Sense of the Civil War."
May 04, 2015 - May 04, 2015

Times: 6 p.m.
Phone: 478-445-4545
Admission: Free
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Mansion Series Lectures : The museum continues its popular lecture series with intriguing lectures on regional topics and historical events. All lectures begin at 6 p.m. in the Mansion's Education Building and are free to the public.

In observance of the sesquicentennial of the Civil War, the Old Governor's Mansion has partnered with the Organization of American Historians to bring four nationally renowned scholars to campus for a series of lectures focused on various aspects of the war.

Homefront and Conflict: A Film Series of the American Civil War.
May 06, 2015 - May 06, 2015

Phone: 478-445-4545
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This film series examines the American Civil War through films depicting various aspects of the conflict and discussion of the impact and accuracy of the images presented on screen. This project is supported by the Georgia Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities and through appropriations from the Georgia General Assembly.

Schedule
May 6, 2015: The Conspirator
 

Art Classes at the Arboretum
May 13, 2015 - May 13, 2015

Location: Lockerly Arboretum
Phone: 478-452-2112
Admission: $35 and includes all materials
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Milledgeville native Kim Joris will offer a class using reclaimed materials and the theme "Hurt not the Earth." Kim's class will show you that beautiful art can be made with all kinds of found objects and materials. 

"Labor Behind the Veil" tours at the Old Governor's Mansion
Jan 01, 2014(No End Date)

Times: Appointment Only
Phone: 478-445-4545
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A historically documented tour, "Labor Behind the Veil: The History of Slaves and Free Persons at Georgia's Old Governor's Mansion 1839-1868," provides mansion visitors a glimpse of the working lives of men and women who lived and worked on the mansion grounds.

The tour researched and developed by mansion director Jim Turner, assistant curator Matt Davis  and Deitrah Taylor was years in the making and included reading historic letters, ledgers and documents to piece together the workings of the mansion.

By the end of the tour, visitors should understand issues of race and sex in the Antebellum South and the governors' political views about slavery, furthering the mission of the Old Governor's Mansion Historic House Museum. "Labor Behind the Veil" tours are available by appointment only. Call (478) 445-4545 to book your tour.

"The Collections Tour" at the Old Governor's Mansion
Jan 01, 2014(No End Date)

Times: 11:00 am - 2:00pm, Tues-Fri (by appointment only)
Phone: 478-445-4545
Admission: $15 - Adults, $8 - Seniors, $10 - Groups, $4 - Students
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FOCUS:  The Collections Tour, hosted by the Mansion Curator, provides visitors with an opportunity to hear an in-depth discussion of the Mansion's varied material and textile collections, the process of building the collection following the recent $9.5 million dollar restoration of the structure, and culminating in the methodologies employed in locating both original and period appropriate pieces and materials for display within the museum.

The program will center on specific rooms of the structure and if you have ever been interested in learning about antiques and the tenants of historic preservation, then this is a program that you don't want to miss!

Reservations are required to participate and can be made by calling the Mansion offices at 478-445-4545.  Reservations are due the day before each program.

Historic Trolley Tours
Jan 01, 2014(No End Date)

Times: 10:00 am, M-F; 11:00 am, Sat.
Phone: 800-653-1804
Admission: $12 adults, $10 seniors, $5 children ages 6-13

The Milledgeville guided trolley tour includes rotating visits to the Old State Capitol, c. 1807, St. Stephens Episcopal Church, c. 1841, Lockerly Hall, c. 1839, and the Brown-Stetson-Sanford House, c. 1825.  The trolley is available Monday - Friday at 10:00 am and Saturday at 11:00 a.m. The cost is $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and $5 for children 6-13. Children 5 and under are free. All tours begin at the Convention & Visitors Bureau. Tour stops vary daily. 

Old Capital Museum Tours
Jan 01, 2014(No End Date)

Times: 10am-4pm, Tues-Fri; 12pm-4pm, Sat
Phone: 478-453-1803
Admission: $5.50 per person
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Located on the ground floor of the Old Capitol Building, this regional museum intreprets, preserves and communicates the historical and cultural heritage of the Milledgeville-Baldwin County area of Georgia.  Open for tours 10am - 4pm, Tuesday-Friday, and 12pm - 4pm, Saturday. 

Old Governor's Mansion Tours
Jan 01, 2014(No End Date)

Times: Tours on the hour, 10am-4pm (T-S); 2-4pm (Sunday)
Phone: 478-445-4545
Admission: $10 per person, $7 seniors & pre-booked tours, $2 students
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This National Historic Landmark house is furnished in period antiques and is open for guided tours Tuesday - Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tours begin on the hour, admission charge, group rates available. Closed Mondays and all holidays.

Trivia at Buffington's
Jan 01, 2014(No End Date)

Times: 8:30 pm
Phone: 478-414-1975

Come out for Trivia every Wednesday at Buffington's in historic downtown Milledgeville!

Andalusia Farm Self-Guided Tours
Jan 02, 2014(No End Date)

Times: Thursday - Sunday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Also open by appointment.
Location: Andalusia Farm
Phone: 478-454-4029
Admission: Free, donations appreciated
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Open to the public Thursday - Sunday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Also open by appointment.

American author Flannery O'Connor was born in Savannah, Georgia, on March 25, 1925. She later moved to Milledgeville, Georgia where she graduated fromGeorgia State College for Women in 1945. She earned an MFA in 1947 from theState University of Iowa. After living in New York and Connecticut,O'Connor returned to Milledgeville to live at her family's farm, Andalusia,from 1951 until her death from lupus in 1964. O'Connor often commentedabout Andalusia in her letters and described with great humor and affectionthe operation of this dairy farm managed by her mother, Regina ClineO'Connor. At Andalusia, O'Connor also found the source of many of thesettings, situations, and fictional characters of her stories. While livingat Andalusia, she completed two novels and two collections of short stories.

Please note that GPS devices will often send you to the incorrect location when just typing in the address or searching for nearby attractions. It is best to enter the exact GPS coordinates when searching for directions: N 33 07.514 W 83 15.894

Hookahs at Metropolis Cafe
Jan 02, 2014(No End Date)

Times: 11 am - 10 pm
Phone: 478-452-0247

Sit back and relaz with a hookah every Thursday at Metropolis Cafe! 

Live music at Asian Bistro & Grill
Jan 02, 2014(No End Date)

Times: 11 p.m.
Phone: 478-452-2886

Enjoy live music every Thursday night at Asian Bistro & Grill in the heart of downtown Milledgeville! 

Mark the Magic Man at The Brick
Jan 03, 2014(No End Date)

Times: 6 p.m.
Phone: 478-452-0089

Experience local celebrity, Mark the Magic Man, while enjoying your dinner every Friday night at The Brick!  Witness amazing card tricks, disappearing coins and you may even walk away with a balloon animal! 

Raid the Wine Cellar
Jan 07, 2014(No End Date)

Times: 5 pm - 10 pm
Phone: 478-454-4181

Raid the Wine Cellar every Tuesday night at Aubri Lane's located in a historic bank! 

Tween Club at the Mary Vinson Memorial Library
Jan 13, 2014(No End Date)

Times: 3:30-4:30pm
Phone: 478-452-0677
Admission: Free
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For kids ages 10 to 12 years old this is a club that's just for you! Every second Monday for the month from 3:30pm to 4:30pm come and take part in crafts and other fun activities that are geared toward this special audience. Sign-up is required and participant limits vary. Call for more details.

Old Governors Mansion Curator's Tours
Jan 21, 2014(No End Date)

Times: 11 am & 2 pm
Phone: 478-445-4545
Admission: $15 adults, $8 seniors, $10 adult groups, $4 students
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The Curator's Tour is an in-depth look at the Old Governor's Mansion and focuses on the recent restoration. You will see additional areas of the Mansion that are not usually part of the regular tours. Reservations are required and due the day before each program. Tours are held at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. every third Tuesday of each month. Cost is $15, adults; $8, seniors; $10, adult groups, and $4, students.


 

 

 

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