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January 28, 2022 - 06:00
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PUTNAM

JAN. 11 THROUGH APRIL 4

What: GriefShare

When: 4 p.m.

Where: Lake Country Baptist Church, Fellowship Hall

More Info: If you are grieving the loss of a loved one, please join us beginning Tuesday, Jan. 11. All are welcome. Call 678-773-6498 for more information. The program is free, but there is a $15 charge for a workbook.

THURSDAY, JAN. 27

What: January 2022 Business After Hours

When: 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Where: Bo Trawick State Farm, 103 Harmony Crossing, Suite 5, Eatonton

More Info: Please join us as we kick-off the 2022 Business After Hours Series! The January 2022 Business After Hours is hosted by Bo Trawick State Farm! Come out and enjoy delicious food and beverages, connect with fellow business leaders and create future business opportunities at this after hours business networking event. Business after hours is free to attend & open to everyone!

SATURDAY, JAN. 29

What: Calligraphy Session II

When: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: The Artisans Village Art Gallery, 110 W. Marion St., Eatonton

More Info: Learn how to use cartridge calligraphy pens with different nibs. Practice connecting letters to make words, numbers and address an envelope. Create a project using calligraphy letters with a layout and steps to producing a finished piece. Prerequisite Calligraphy I. Instructor Linda Elkins. Class costs $50. For more information and to register, visit theartisansvillage.org/classes.

THURSDAY, FEB. 10

What: Barron Ryan LIVE at The Plaza

When: 7:30 p.m.

More info: Barron’s signature recital program features some of the greatest piano music ever made, including groovy classical works, renditions from great jazz pianists, pop tune arrangements, and an original sonata. Barron will weave a story with his music and words that’s sure to leave you speechless. Tickets can be purchased online at www.plazacenter.org.

THURSDAY, FEB. 10

What: Valentine’s Day Trunk Show & Reception

When: 4-7:00 p.m.

Where: The Artisans Village Art Gallery, 110 W. Marion St., Eatonton

More Info: Love is in the air and in the Art! Bring your significant other or a group of girlfriends to our Valentine’s Day Trunk Show Event. We’ve put a call out to all our local jewelry artists and asked them to work on some brand new items. Enjoy a few sips and sweets as you shop the Gallery and mingle with the artists. For more info on all our upcoming events visit, www.theartisansvillage.org/events.

FRIDAY, FEB. 11

What: The Artisans Village Guild Monthly Meeting

When: 10 a.m.

Where: The Peoples Bank, Lake Oconee Branch

More Info: Now is a great time to join the Guild! The Artisans Village Guild has over 130+ members from all over Lake Country. Joining the Guild provides many different ways to get involved with the arts and connect with like-minded art enthusiasts. Non-members are welcome to attend a monthly meeting to learn more. For more info on all our upcoming events visit, www.theartisansvillage.org/events.

SATURDAY, FEB. 12

What: Red Cross Blood Drive

When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Reach 2 Teach New Life Christian Center, Fellowship Hall, 206 Agnes Dr., Eatonton

More info: Your blood can save lives. We’d like to thank all donors at this blood drive for coming to give blood to help meet the urgent need for blood in the Black community. Get a $20 gift card by email from our friends at Amazon.

FRIDAY, FEB. 18

What: Banks & Shane Unplugged A Valentine’s Concert presented by Harmony Medical Foundation

Where: El Sitio Mexican Grill

When: 7:30 p.m.

More info: Tickets are $30. To purchase tickets, call 762- 220-1049 or email hmedfoundation@gmail.com.

SATURDAY, FEB. 26

What: Fourth annual Polar Plunge

When: 3-5 p.m.

Where: Georgia Butts BBQ, 1137 Lake Oconee ParkwayEatonton

More info: Join Georgia Butts BBQ for a bite and a beverage at the Fourth Annual Polar Plunge starting at 3 p.m. on Feb. 26. The $50 contribution will include a t-shirt, towel, beer cup and soup buffet. This event supports a great local cause.

SATURDAY, FEB. 26

What: Beginning Acrylic Painting Class

When: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: The Artisans Village Art Gallery, 110 W. Marion St., Eatonton

More Info: Join our instructor, Linda Foster, as we learn about painting with acrylics in this class. Practice various techniques and complete a painting together. Visit our website for a list of supplies to bring. Cost of Class: $50. For more info on all our upcoming events visit, www.theartisansvillage.org/events.

MARCH 3-5

What: PAPA presents ‘These Shining Lives’

When: 7 p.m.; and March 5 at 2 p.m.

More info: The Plaza Alliance for the Performing Arts (PAPA) presents “These Shining Lives” by Melanie Marnich and directed by Patrick Bohannon. This powerful play tells the true story of those courageous women who worked in the Radium Dial factory near Chicago in the 1920s and 30s. Nicknamed the Radium Girls, they painted radium on dials of clocks for a glow-in-the-dark effect. “These Shining Lives” promises to take audiences through a spectrum of emotions as they follow the fate of these women and, finally, the impact on future safety regulations for industries. “These Shining Lives” is presented by arrangement with Dramatists Play Service Inc. Tickets can be purchased online at www.plazacenter.org.

SATURDAY, MARCH 26

What: Matt Rogers LIVE at The Plaza (official album release concert)

When: 7 :30 p.m.

More info: Matt Rogers returns to his hometown of Eatonton to release his new album under Vere Music. As a Georgia native, Rogers comes by his humor and heart naturally. Throughout his career, Matt has created a bond with his listeners through his emotionally gripping lyrics and unmistakable melodies. Matt will be performing with his band from Nashville and The Plaza will be the kickoff show for his Album release tour. Join us at the Plaza for this very special event and welcome our own Home Grown talent back to our hometown stage. Tickets can be purchased online at www.plazacenter.org.

SATURDAY, APRIL 23

What: The Broadway Bradshaws

When: 7:30 p.m.

More info: The Broadway Bradshaws in concert is a guaranteed great night out! Best known for their long runs on Broadway in “Wicked”, “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” and “Jersey Boys”-and for their TV appearances, Lindsay and Jared will delight your audiences with a mix of standards, Broadway, and rock and roll classics. You will be tapping your toes and humming along with this romantic and fun filled evening. Tickets can be purchased online at www.plazacenter.org.

GREENE

THURSDAY, FEB. 10

What: February 2022 Business After Hours

When: 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Where: Century Bank & Trust, J.V.Dell P.C., 1040 Founders Row, Greensboro

More Info: Please join us for the February 2022 Business After Hours hosted by Century Bank & Trust and J.V. Dell P.C. Come out and enjoy delicious food and beverages, connect with fellow business leaders and create future business opportunities at this after hours business networking event. Business after hours is free to attend & open to everyone!

SATURDAY, FEB. 12

What: 10th District Candidate Forum

When: 9 a.m. to noon

Where: Parkside Main 8 Theater, 1050 Parkside Main, Greensboro

More Info: Free Event featuring all Republican 10th District Congressional candidates. Visit individual information booths and breakout sessions where you can learn about each candidate’s platform. For more information, visit www.gagreenegop.org.

SATURDAY, FEB. 26

What: Rumours: A Fleetwood Mac Tribute

When: 8-11 p.m.

Where: Oconee Brewing Company, 202 North West Street, Greensboro

More info: Tickets will sell out!

MARCH 18-20

What: Lake Oconee Food & Wine Festival

When: Friday through Sunday, 6:30 p.m. through noon

Where: The Ritz-Carlton Reynods, Lake Oconee,

1 Lake Oconee Trail, Greensboro

More info: Join us in exploring amazing wines & great food on the shores of Lake Oconee! Read more at https://lakeoconeefoodandwine.com.

MORGAN

THROUGH FEB. 19

What: VESSELS exhibition

When: 7 p.m., doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Where: Lakeside Church, 5800 Lake Oconee Parkway, Greensboro

More info: Emma Parker, Worship Leader at Bethlehem Church, will lead the night of worship with music and testimony. For additional information on this event, call Lakeside Church at 706-453-0330.

BALDWIN

JAN. 27-29

What: Disney’s Moana JR

When: 7 p.m.; Sunday also at 3 p.m.

Where: Georgia Military College, 249 Broad St., Milledgeville

More info: Disney’s Moana JR. is a 60-minute musical adaptation of the 2016 Disney animated film. Watch Moana and her village of Motunui bring life to the stage with an epic journey of self-discovery and bravery.

TUESDAY, FEB. 1

What: Daniel Bolshoy, guitarist

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: Max Noah Recital Hall, Georgia College & State University, 210 N Wilkinson St

More Info: His program will include lyrical and romantic guitar music by Schubert, Ponce, Guastavino and more. All the pieces are closely connected to art songs, from the greatest song masters (Schubert) to homages to them from around the Latin world. A $5 donation is encouraged. All proceeds benefit music scholarships or the Music Department through the GCSU Foundation, Inc.

FRIDAY, FEB. 4

What: Food Truck Frenzy at First Friday

When: 5-8 p.m.

Where: 114 East Hancock Street

More info: Come downtown Milledgeville for the first 2022 First Friday. Main Street will be spotlighting local Food Truck Vendors as well as holding their first Block Party Bingo. Trucks will be set up and ready to serve from 5-8 p.m. There will be live music from Emma Gullo from 6-7 p.m., and a huge community bingo from 7-8 p.m.. Don’t forget that you can support your local downtown restaurants by purchasing “togo” beverages to bring down to the event. Live music will be located in the Deep Roots main stage parking lot. Thanks to their wonderful CHAMPION Sponsor-Fickling Lake Country!

MONDAY, FEB. 14

What: GCSU Inspire Forum Hosts Alex Gregory

When: 5-6:30 p.m.

Where: Magnolia Ballroom

More Info: Georgia College Leadership Programs will host Alex Gregory, leader in Residence Founder and Principal, SnyderRemarks | Genieus Team. The event is part of Georgia College’s Inspire! Forum on Leadership.