• Hotels
    Hotels
    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
  • Attractions
    Attractions
    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
  • Outdoor Activities
    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
  • Restaurants & Dining
    Restaurants & Dining
    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
  • Trolley Tour
    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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The Green Market
Apr 04, 2015 - Nov 21, 2015

Times: 9 a.m. - noon
Phone: 478-628-9059
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The 1st & 3rd Saturday of every month from April thru November. Farmer's Market featuring locally grown, sustainably produced vegetables, fruit, meat, bread, preserves and plants. Held in the Market Pavilion downtown Milledgeville, 122 E. Hancock St. 

Flannery and Fashion at Mid-Century
Apr 24, 2015 - Nov 01, 2015

Times: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Thursday - Sunday
Location: Andalusia Farm
Phone: 478-454-4029
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The exhibition features Andalusia's collection of textiles, including clothes made for Flannery by her mother, Regina, a talented seamstress. Explore O'Conner's many descriptions of clothing in her writing, such as the grandmother's attire in "A Good Man is Hard to Find." Look at changing modes for women at mid-century (what did it mean to wear "slacks"?). This exhibition is a collaboration between Emily Gomez, Sarah Lenz and Elizabeth Wylie, and made possible by the generous support of the Flannery O'Connor Review, Georgia College.

Social Media Scavenger Hunt
May 18, 2015 - Aug 31, 2015

Location: Milledgeville

The Milledgeville Convention and Visitor's Bureau is excited to announce our summer 2015 scavenger hunt! Starting Monday, May 18 and ending Monday, August 31, people are encouraged to explore our beautiful city and snap photos along the way, capturing their moments at some of Milledgeville's hottest spots! Local residents and tourists are encouraged to post the photos on their personal social media pages using the #summerinmilly. Some of the photos may even make it onto the official Milledgeville social media pages!

Each use of #summerinmilly will also gain the participant an entry to win a Milledgeville giveaway basket at the end of the summer! Please note, photos for entry to the contest will only be accepted from Instagram. So what are you waiting for? Go explore this beautiful city and get those cameras snapping!

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Fall Line Farmers Market
May 23, 2015 - Nov 28, 2015

Times: 9 a.m. - noon
Phone: 678-561-0784
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Fall Line Farmers Market will take place every 2nd & 4th Saturday from 9:00 to noon at our new location - Harrisburg Park. 237 Harrisburg Rd. This is the site of the Lucille Harris Community Garden!  The Market supports local farmers, bakers and "makers" who are dedicated to producing quality food and crafts for citizens in Baldwin County and the surrounding areas.

While you're at the market, you are welcome to visit the Lucille Harris Community Garden, small fruit orchard, 1/4 mile walking trail, kids' playground and the new outdoor pavilion that seats 100! And still growing....and as Joe Ward the Garden Manager says, "We're not just growing vegetables, we're growing a community." 

The Bit Way, Music and Art Festival
May 30, 2015 - May 30, 2015

Times: 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Location: Oconee River Greeenway
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A day for the whole family celebrating music, art, and community featuring Julie Overvold, Scott Little, Mississippi John Doude, The Matt Brantley Band, Hott w/ Harry Leggs, FreeLance Ruckus, The Norm, Matt McGee, Dale McDaniel Watts, Elijah the Illusionist, Need A Nerd, Compassionate Crafts, J Tribe Creations, The Mission Market, ec*lec*tic, Oconee Outfitters, Monograms & More, Jewelry Laine, Thirty One & Pink Zebra, Z97, Soul-To-Go, Amici, Buffingtons, Metropoils, AND MORE! Check it out and we'll see you there!

Summer Kick off Beach Bash
Jun 05, 2015 - Jun 05, 2015

Times: 5 - 9 p.m.
Location: Downtown Milledgeville
Phone: 478-414-4014
Admission: Free
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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.

Greenway Summer Concert Series
Jun 13, 2015 - Jun 13, 2015

Times: 6 - 11 p.m.
Location: Oconee River Greeenway
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Live Music at the Greenway the second Saturday of each summer month presented by Buffington's. Grab a blanket and listen to some tunes. This Greenway Concert will feature The Majestics!

Art Classes at the Arboretum
Jun 20, 2015 - Jun 20, 2015

Times: 9 a.m. - noon
Location: Lockerly Arboretum
Phone: 478-452-2112
Admission: $30 and includes all materials
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Christi Tate, an artist living in north Georgia, will offer a class on Saturday morning, June 20th from 9:00-noon. Participants will create a colorful plant container using a bucket and weather resistant paints. 

If you think you aren't an artist, then these classes are for you. If you are an artist, the classes may give you a chance to work with different materials. The instructors will provide all the help you need so you can leave with a completed project to enjoy at home or give as a gift.  

Audubon Society at the Arboretum
Jun 20, 2015 - Jun 20, 2015

Times: 8:30 a.m. - noon
Location: Lockerly Arboretum
Phone: 478-452-2112
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The Ocmulgee Audubon Society will hold its monthly field trip at Lockerly from 8:30-noon. The trip will include observing birds, butterflies, plants, and trees. Experienced and beginning bird watchers are encouraged to come, along with anyone who wants to learn more about natural habitats that attract birds and butterflies.

 

"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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