Wednesday, August 3, 2011

What to do Wednesdays 8/3- 8/9

Valdosta, Ga
First Friday
Friday, August 5
First Friday is Downtown Valdosta's promotional event the first Friday of every month, beginning at 6 PM. At First Fridays, folks are able to listen to live music, enjoy dining specials, and shop at the boutiques, galleries, and specialty stores. Shoppers will be delighted to find most of the Downtown shops open until at least 9:00 PM.

100 Black Men of Valdosta BBQ Cookoff and Contest
10 a.m.
area of Lowndes County Courthouse lawn

Bainbridge, Ga
Saturday Market
from 9-12 noon
downtown in Willis Park
Vendors will fill the square with plenty of merchandise, locally grown products and maybe even a couple of local yard sales that set up to take advantage of the crowd. For more information, contact Dit Albritton at 229-248-2000, ext. 119.

Community Wide Yard Sale
Saturday, August 6
opens at 7:00 a.m.
Bainbridge Bikefest Grounds, 1754 Pondtown Road
The event is a first at the Bikefest grounds and there will be plenty of spaces available.  The items to be sold will include clothes, furniture, electronics, books, shoes, purses, automotive supplies & household products, plus who knows what else.
Reservation are not required, but if you would like to sell your items, you may reserve your spot with RayLyn at 229-220-8086.  The cost for a spot is only $10 plus a refundable clean-up fee of $10.
Early set-up and sales begin on Friday, August 5, at 5 pm.

Cairo, Ga
Cairo Antique Auto Museum
 Cost is $4.00 per person.

 Located on Hwy 84 behind Mr. Chick Restaurant.
Phone: (229) 377-3911

Cordele, Ga
Jason Alan Fuller- Kinchafoonee Cowboys
Saturday, August 6
7:00 p.m.
Cypress Grill, 2459-H U S Highway 280 West

Columbus, Ga
Back to School Blast Off
Friday, August 5
7:00 p.m.
Location: East Columbus Family Life Center 6001 Buena Vista Rd Columbus, GA 31907
Information: Andrew Lee or Tosheka O'Neal
Phone: (706) 617-5412 or (706) 325-9662
Plush Media Group & Abundant Life F.G.C will be hosting a Back to School Concert and Fashion Show featuring clothing from Walmart on Buena Vista Rd modeled by Unique Models!

Columbus Comic Book Show
August 7
11:00 a.m.
Location: Coca-Cola Space Science Center, 701 Front Avenue, Columbus, Ga
Information: Contact Dutch Cummings
        Phone: 706-649-1477
$4 Admission..TOYS, COMICS, GAMES and More

Fitzgerald, Ga
Civil Rights Play
Friday, August 5
3:00 p.m.
Location: The Grand Theatre
Advance Tickets $10.00
At the door $12.00

Thomasville, Ga (HERE to see more!)6th Annual Comedy Night at Albany Auditorium
Thursday, August 4
Albany Auditorium, North Jackson St.
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Information: SOWEGACOA

11th Tri-annual Grand Homecoming
For more information, 800-386-4642

Back to School Bash
5 pm- 9pm

Downtown shops & restaurants are open late with special events, customer specials &  other treats.

Americus, Ga
Movie at the Market
Saturday, August 6
15 minutes after dark
Location: Lenny's Market on Hampton Street in downtown
Movie at the Market on Hampton Street. FREE admission and $1 each bottomless popcorn and drinks. Movie starts 15 minutes after dark. Bring your lawn chairs!

Home Depot Workshop
Pencil box  
Saturday, August 6
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Ages 5- 12
The workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills and tool safety, while at the same time helping to instill a sense of accomplishment. Additionally, this fun time allows for quality one-on-one time between adults and children.
In addition to the newly constructed project kit, each child receives a kid-sized orange apron, similar to The Home Depot associates' aprons, and an achievement pin.

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