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Local Church to Bless Pets

Local Church to Bless Pets

Forsyth Presbyterian Church holds a Blessing of the pets on Sunday, October 2 at 3 p.m.

Refreshments for humans and water for pets will be on hand.

Any donations will benefit Save A Pet.

The church is located at 63 North Jackson St. 

Writers Speak II at the Rose

Writers Speak II at the Rose

 

Autumn: Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes Galore

Autumn: Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes Galore

Where to Go for Your Pumpkins:

  • Elliott Farms, Lizella: features a pumpkin patch, tractor hay rides, snacks, farm animals. Opens in October Call 478-935-8180 for more information.
  • Best Nursery's Pumpkin Patch, Harris County:  Open Oct 1-Nov 16. Call 706-327-1515 for information. 
  • Troup Corn, Laurens County: Features corn maze, hay ride, pumpkin patch and a mini-maze. Call 478-272-8170. Opens Saturday, Sept 24.
  • Twin Oaks Fun Farm, Monroe County. Features pumpkins and a corn maze. Open Oct. 1-Oct. 31
  • Our Cotton Pickin' Christmas Tree Farm, Hawkinsville. Check their Facebook page for updates.Pick your own pumpkin from the patch. Also enjoy cider or cocoa on the porch while the kids climb the hay mountain. Open 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Work Day Planned at Rose Theater

Work Day Planned at Rose Theater

We will clean up after the previous show, put up costumes and props, and hopefully begin work on the set for the next show!

This takes place on September 24 at 8:30 a.m.

Alan Jackson to Perform at Macon Centreplex Thursday

Alan Jackson to Perform at Macon Centreplex Thursday

Country superstar Alan Jackson takes his tour to the Macon Centreplex Coliseum in Macon, GA, on Thurs., Sept. 22. 

Tickets will be on sale July 15 and available at the Coliseum main box office, Ticketmaster.com, or by calling 1-800-745-3000.

Jackson is a 17-time winner at the ACM Awards and a 16-time CMA Award recipient, a tally that includes three CMA Entertainer of the Year honors. Jackson is also a two-time Grammy-honored artist, whose songwriting has earned him the prestigious ASCAP Founders Award.

A 2010 recipient of a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, he’s known for music that celebrates the common man (“Where I Come From”), speaks to generations (“Drive [For Daddy Gene]”) and for our nation (“Where Were You [When the World Stopped Turning]”).  Jackson recently released his debut single from EMI Records Nashville/ACR (Alan’s Country Records), “Long Way To Go,” and a music video will be released soon.

Weekend Events Roundup!

Weekend Events Roundup!

No excuses for boredom this weekend!

Friday night:

Saturday:

Arts Alliance Hosts Business After Hours

Arts Alliance Hosts Business After Hours

Business After Hours for Chamber Members hosted by Monroe County Arts Alliance

Date: September 15, 2011 Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PMMonroe County Arts Alliance Website