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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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    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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    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 2:00 PM. 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!



Sanders Family Christmas
Nov 13, 2014 - Nov 23, 2014

Times: 8 p.m. with a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m.
Location: Allen's Market
Phone: 478-452-3950
Admission: $15

The Milledgeville Players and Allied Arts will present "Sanders Family Christmas" in the Allen's Market Building (aka Mount Pleasant Baptist Church) in November. In this sequel to "Smoke on the Mountain," the Sanders family is returning to Mount Pleasant, NC, home of the Mount Pleasant Pickle Factory. It's Christmas Eve, 1941, and Reverend Oglethorpe has invited the Sanders Family to the Baptist Church to sing and witness, getting the congregation into the down home holiday spirit before the boys, including one of the Sanders' own, are shipped off to World War II. Join the Sanders Family and Reverend Oglethorpe for an evening of vintage hymns, hilarious yuletide stories and more than two dozen holiday bluegrass carols.

Under the direction of John Geist, "Sanders Family Christmas" is scheduled for Thursday through Saturday, November 13, 14 and 15 at 8:00 pm with a Sunday matinee on November 16 at 2:00 p.m. The second week of performances will be Thursday through Saturday, November 20, 21 and 22 with a Sunday matinee November 23 at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $15.00 each and can be purchased at the Marlor House, 201 North Wayne Street, Milledgeville from 9-4:30 pm, call 478-452-3950 for more information M-F. or online at www.milledgevilleplayers.org .

Christmas at the Mansion
Nov 22, 2014 - Dec 23, 2014

Times: Tours begin on the hour (last tour begins at 4 p.m.)
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The Mansion will be decorated for Christmas, November 22-26, December 1-23, 2015.

Candlelight Tours will be offered on December 6, 13, and 18 at 6 and 7PM.

Georgia Civil War Commission Educational Symposium
Nov 22, 2014 - Nov 22, 2014

Times: Starting at 9 a.m. topics every hour
Location: Georgia Military College Atrium
Admission: Free

The Georgia Civil War Commission will host a FREE Civil War Symposium on Saturday, November 22, 2014 starting at 9 am at Georgia Military College Atrium. This is an effort to offer an educational venue for anyone interested in history, namely the Civil War in Georgia. Some of the numerous topics will be Black Confederates, Hospital Communities, a Walking Tour of the Civil War Old Capitol, Civil War in the Movies, and the Lost Papers of Gen. John Bell Hood. The speakers will come from various walks of life, including some who serve on the Georgia Civil War Commission. A person can attend just one presentation or all, depending on their preference.

Additionally, there will be a currency display inside the Atrium showing how money has evolved over the many years. A special part of the collection is Confederate Currency.

Detailed Schedule:
9:00 AM - The Use of Horses and Mules in the Atlanta Campaign - Dr. David Evans Georgia Military Institute - Mr. Rick Joslyn

10:00 AM - Importance of Hospital Communities - Mr. Brad Quinlin Black Confederates - Commissioner Charles Kelly Barrow Battle of Chickamauga - Commissioner John Culpepper

11:00 AM - Total Warfare on Southern Civilians - Mrs. Mauriel Joslyn Walking Tour of Milledgeville, the Civil War Capitol - Commissioner Edward Shelor The Confederate Treasury - Mr. Bill Yarbrough

12:00 AM - 57th Georgia - Dr. Scott Walker - We Must Embrace Leonidas Polk's Emerging Relevance - Rev. Archiblad Everhart End of the Atlanta Campaign - Mr. Bill Dodd

1:00 AM - The Lost Papers of Gen. John Bell Hood - Dr. Sam Hood The Women Will Howl: Incidents at New Manchester and Roswell, GA - Mrs. Cassie Barrow

2:00 AM - The Civil War in Movies - Dr. Brian Wills Cemetery Preservation and its Importance - Mrs. Suzanne Sammons

3:00 AM - Relevance of the Battle Flag Today - Mr. Ben "Cooter" Jones - former GA US Congressman & "Cooter" from Dukes of Hazard

Sesquicentennial of Sherman’s March Through Milledgeville
Nov 22, 2014 - Nov 22, 2014

Times: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Admission: Free

Lockerly Arboretum, Georgia's Old Capital Museum, the Milledgeville Convention & Visitors Bureau and Georgia's Old Governor's Mansion are collaborating to provide a day of activities to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Sherman's march through Milledgeville in November 1864.

The Arboretum will be open to visitors from 9:00 AM until 2:00 PM. It will be a great day to not only enjoy fall foliage throughout the grounds, but also to take a docent-guided tour of Rose Hill (Lockerly's 1852 antebellum home), observe and talk with Civil War re-enactors, and satisfy your appetite with a BBQ lunch (sandwich, chips, cookie, drink - $7). At 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM, there will be a re-enactment of Sherman's men storming Rose Hill where they encounter the formidable, yet incapacitated, Judge Daniel R. Tucker, who successfully foils their quest for the family silver!  Plan your day to include an hour or so at Lockerly where all activities are free and open to the public.

Saturday, November 22nd Events throughout Milledgeville
9:00 AM - Marker Dedication at the Statehouse Square
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM - Georgia Civil War Commission Symposium - GMC Campus
10:30 AM - 2:00 PM - Docent Tours & Civil War Re-enactors at Lockerly Arboretum
10:00 AM - Re-enactment at Lockerly Arboretum
11:00 AM - Re-enactment at Old Governor's Mansion
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM - BBQ Lunch at Lockerly
1:00 PM - Re-enactment at Lockerly Arboretum
Noon - 4:00 PM - Georgia's Old Capital Museum will be open
2:00 PM - Re-enactment at Old Governor's Mansion

Healing the Earth: A Sacred Art by the Tibetan Lamas of Drepung Loseling Monastery
Dec 01, 2014 - Dec 05, 2014

Times: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Allen's Market
Phone: 478-452-3950

Magnificent Tantric Buddhist mandala sand paintings are painstakingly created grain-by-grain by Drepung Loseling monks in museums, art galleries, and universities to generate energies for global healing.

Holiday Chocolate Sunday
Dec 07, 2014 - Dec 07, 2014

Times: 2 - 4 p.m.
Phone: 478-452-2112
Admission: $15
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Join the Lockerly Board of Trustees for a decadent selection of chocolate desserts in Lockery's beautifully decorated Rose Hill. A history of Rose Hill will be presented at 3 p.m.

Rose Hill is located at Lockery Arboretum. 1543 Irwinton Road, Milledgeville, GA 31061.  

"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: 10am - 4pm (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday - Saturday)
Phone: 478-454-4029
Admission: Free, donations appreciated
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The source of many of Flannery O'Connor's works, Andalusia Farm is open for tours Monday, Tuesday and Thursday thru Saturday from 10am - 4pm.  Also available by appointment and pre-booked tours.  For more information call 478-454-4029 or visit www.andalusiafarm.org.

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! 

Kids' Club at the Mary Vinson Memorial Library
Jan 06, 2014(No End Date)

Times: 3:30-4:30pm
Phone: 478-452-0677
Admission: Free
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Kids' Club meets the first Monday of every month from 3:30pm to 4:30pm at the Mary Vinson Memorial Library. The target age is 6 to 9 years old. Each month there's a different theme, crafts, and surprise visitors. Come join the fun at Kids' Club! Sign-up is required, so watch for your chance. The sign-up sheets are available in the Children's section a week prior to the event. There is usually a 12 participant limit. Call for more details

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! 

Story Time at the Mary Vinson Library
Jan 07, 2014(No End Date)

Times: 3:30 pm
Phone: 478-452-0677
Admission: Free
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Come join the experience that children have loved for over 30 years! Story Time is offered every Tuesday at the Mary Vinson Memorial Library at 3:30pm for children ages 3 years and up. Story Time is approximately 30 minutes and generally includes a book reading, songs, finger plays, a video, flannel board stories, and a puppet show.

Toddler Time at the Mary Vinson Memorial Library
Jan 07, 2014(No End Date)

Times: 10:30 am
Phone: 478-452-0677
Admission: Free
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 Every Tuesday enjoy "Toddler Time" at Mary Vinson memorial Library starting at 10:30 a.m. for children ages 18 months to 3 years. Toddler time is approximately thirty minutes and generally includes a book reading, songs, finger plays, flannel board stories, a video, and a puppet show. 

Also keep an eye out for events such as movies and special readings throughout the year!

Baby Time at the Mary Vinson Memorial Library
Jan 08, 2014(No End Date)

Times: 10:30am
Phone: 478-452-0677
Admission: Free
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Join us the second Wednesday of each month at 10:30am at the Mary Vinson Memorial Library as we present a Story Time experience geared toward children aged 6 to 18 months.

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.

Greenway Farmers Market
Apr 05, 2014 - Nov 29, 2014

Times: 9 a.m. - noon
Location: 214 East Hancock Street
Phone: 478-628-9059
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Local farmers and producers provide some of the best local produce, meat, eggs, cheese, jams, jellies, and breads in Milledgeville. Open EVERY Saturday, 9am to 12pm, through November! Support your local farmers!

The Green Market is held at the newly-build city pavilion at 214 East Hancock Street!




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