SATURDAY, November 13th, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 17th Annual Sportsman's Festival and Car Cruise-In. SEE MORE DETAILS Featuring Okefenokee Joe for an encore performance. Other features of this favorite festival: Turkey Shoot, Big Buck Contest, Car Cruise-In, Gun Raffle, Health Fair, Kid's Carnival with Thomas the Tank Engine Train, Live Entertainment, Hunting and Fishing and Family-Oriented Commercial Vendors, Mechanical Bull Ride and the BEST Festival Food Around!
MONDAY, October 18th, 7:00 p.m. at the Warrenton Cultural Center, The Chorus presents An Evening of Madrigals. - SEE PHOTOS - Tickets are $5.00 donation and may be purchased in advance by contacting a Chorus member or by calling the Chamber at 706.465.9604. Everyone is invited to attend. A light reception will be held following the concert. 2010 Sponsors: Sandra Crawford Voice Studio, Mr. & Mrs. Gene Smith and others.
FIRST SATURDAY, October 2nd, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Fiddles & Vittles, our 4th Annual Music & Food Fest. LIVE MUSIC on Promenade, Food on the Square with a Chili Cook Off (entry form), Antique Tractors at Monument, Farmer's Market during the day and Fiddlin' Music Supper in the evening! Click above for more information....you won't want to miss this one!
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LIVE music all day....The TDC Band from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. & Jimmy Galloway from 2 p.m.-4 p.m.!!!! FOOD PANTRY DRIVE from 10 a.m.- 12 p.m.. GREAT FOOD all day. TRACTOR SHOW 10 a.m.-1 p.m.. CHILI COOK-OFF at noon. ARTS & CRAFTS all day. Bring a lawn chair, food pantry donation (you may win a prize!), and your dancin' shoes. In case of rain, this event will be held at the Warrenton Cultural Center on the corner of South Gibson Street and Church Street.
MONDAY, September 27th, 6:30 p.m. at Miss Janeís Restaurant: Chamber of Commerce General Meeting, sponsored by the Warren County Chamber of Commerce. The public is invited to this supper meeting as the Chamber of Commerce presents its plans for the next fiscal year, including events and projects underway. We will also report on highlights from 2010.
FRIDAY, September 17, Teacher and Staff Appreciation Day. Teacher/Staff Appreciation Day, sponsored by the Warren County Chamber of Commerce. Teachers and Staff in Warren County are honored by Chamber board members with a light breakfast delivered to each of the schools as a way of thanking them for their service to the community. See Photos
SATURDAY, September 11th, noon-4 p.m., Shoals of Time, Celebrating 237 Years of History on the Ogeechee River, hosted by Georgia River Network and Ogeechee Riverkeeper, located at the home of Missy Garner, Ogeechee River Mill. More Information
FIRST SATURDAY, September 4th, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., KIDíS DAY & MAIN STREET READ, with games, crafts, book sale, touch-a-truck, goodies, much more. Itís SHIPWRECK SATURDAY, based on the wonderful book by Bill Cosby. Itís everything nautical at the court house in downtown Warrenton!!!
THURSDAY, August 19th , 6-8:00 p.m., CONCERT IN THE PARK, featuring the High Lonesome Band, from Gibson. For more information on the High Lonesome Band, check out their website, www.highlonesomeband.net . Enjoy a mid summer supper with music in City Park. Pack a picnic or pick up some take-out at our local restaurants. This is a Hometown Warrenton, Inc. sponsored event, FREE and open to the public. If itís too hot or raining, the concert will be held in the Cultural Center on the corner of South Gibson Street and Church Street.
August 7th, First Saturday Back Roads and Bikes Charity Ride registration at 9 a.m., ride begins at 10:00 a.m. See flyer - - - Photos from last year. Back roads & bikes charity ride & poker run. Registration is from 9:00-10:00 a.m. and is $25.00 per bike. This includes one hand of poker and lunch. T-shirts and head wraps will be given to the first 40 registered. Best Hand wins $300 and Worst Hand wins $100! Stops on the ride: Warren Co. Court House, Rock Mill Plantation, Gibson Business District, and The Club Tavern. All proceeds go to Hometown Warrenton, Inc., specifically supporting local childrenís activities, such as The Mentoring Program and the Warren, Letís Read Together Program. This year a 2008 Roketa Scooter will be raffled off. Tickets are $5.00 each. Following the ride, a George Brister Benefit Pig-Pickiní will be held at The Club Tavern.
July 29, 2010 - The team in charge of developing the Oldcastle Materials site in Warren County hosted a "meet and greet" at the Community Services Center to update the community on progress of this large development, and to allow people to ask questions about the company and the project. See photos here.
July 3rd, First Saturday Tennis Tourney 11:30 a.m. See registration form
THURSDAY, June 17th, 5-7 p.m. Concert in the Park AT THE CULTURAL CENTER! Harmon Koeltz & Ross Pead - Since it is hot, we will have the concert at the Cultural Center. There is a meeting planned for there at 7:00 p.m., we will have the concert from 5-7. Please, remember to pack a picnic or pick up take-out if you want supper at the concert. We won't have a food vendor. You can still bring a lawn chair if that would be more comfortable for you. Otherwise, you can sit on the metal chairs or wooden bleachers. See you at the concert!!!! --See The Flyer --
THURSDAY, May 20th, 7-9 p.m., CONCERT IN THE PARK
>>>> GREAT WEATHER PREDICTED, performance in the Cultural Center if raining <<<<
Our kick-off Concert in the Park is this Thursday, May 20th, in City Park (on South Norwood Street). Instead of 6-8, the concert will be 7-9. Nick Edelstein (www.nickedelstein.com) will be bringing his band from Atlanta, and they need a little extra time to get to Warrenton. Please plan to come out and have a late supper or just enjoy the concert after supper... you can bring some dessert! There will not be a food vendor in the park, but you can pick up eats at Stop & Go Snack Shop, Mayberry's, K's Wings, Kendrick's Q or Lin's Wok. See you at the park for some great times and fab music!
Update! Concertgoers enjoyed a beautiful evening with food from local restaurants. The band played a wide variety of original music from their CDs, and also great covers of Stevie Ray Vaughan, Carlos Santana and other blues, rock, funk, and fusion music.
FRIDAY & SATURDAY, May 14th & 15th, ACT V presents GODSPELL at 7:00 p.m. at Warren Co. High School Auditorium. Tickets on sale April 5th! Advance tickets: $5.00 for adults, $2.00 for students. At the Door: $8.00 for adults, $4.00 for students. For more info or tickets, contact Cindy Rivers at 706-465-9604.
SATURDAY, May 8th, Jake Fishing Day, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Ogeechee River Mill, 262 Reynolds Road, Warrenton, GA. Sponsored by the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) Warren County Chapter. Come One, Come All for: Fishing, Casting Contest, BB Gun Shooting Contest, Mill Tours, DNR and Smokey the Bear, Hot Dog Lunch, lots of prizes, and fun for the whole family! Contact Missy Garner at 706-465-2195 or John Wood at 706-962-0062 for more information.
FIRST SATURDAY, May 1st, Cycle Tour, 8:00 a.m. mass start time at the Warren County Court House, Warrenton. Registration 7:30-8:00 a.m.. $20, which includes a t-shirt to the first 40 registered. 12,26,50 or 100 mile routes with rolling hills and moderate terrain.
We are an Official 2010 B.R.A.G. Training Ride!
Pre-registration available! Click Here for a registration form and info on upcoming rides in the area.
New this 1st Saturday is Warrenton's B&D Open Market, which is located between H & R Block and The Clipper office. We will no longer be offering side walk spots along Main Street. Instead, we encourage you to set up a booth in the Open Market area. It is a central place in downtown Warrenton, making it easier for folks to come and shop and for you to sell. If you are interested in a booth, please call Chris or Kathleen at 706.465.1081. Remember, also, that we have other retail shops in Warrenton offering deals. There's no need to leave town this weekend when Warrenton is where it's going on!
THURSDAY, April 22nd, Staff Appreciation Day at noon, location TBA. Reserve a place
for your staff and/or secretary by calling 706-465-9604.
FRIDAY, April 23rd, Relay for Life of Warren County, 6:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m. in City Park, Warrenton. Opening ceremony at 6:00 p.m., Sweet Fellowship Band at 7:00 p.m., Luminary Ceremony at 9:00 p.m., and lots of games, live music, and food throughout the evening. Click for official site. If you havenít joined or created a team, NOW IS THE TIME. Call Tish Wilson, Event Chair, at 706.465.2136 to get started. Sponsors please call Louise Hadden at 706.465.3368.
SATURDAY, April 24th, Bike Tune-Up Workshop, 10:00 a.m. at Depot Stage hosted by Dennis Neal. Please, bring your own bike for a hands-on training on lubricating chains and changing tire tubes. Then, be ready to ride in the Cycle Tour the next Saturday!
FIRST SATURDAY, April 3rd, Easter Egg Hunts
3:00 p.m. at Carpenters Community Fellowship...All invited!
3:00 p.m. at First United Methodist Church...Featuring Marsha Rider's Show Bunnies! All invited!
FIRST SATURDAY, April 3rd, Camak's Railroad Days, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.. This year is the 10th year of the festival and will include the following festivities:
Railroad Memorabilia, Arts & Crafts exhibits, Live Music, Kid's Rides, Classic Cars, Antique Tractors, Food, Martin-Marietta Shuttle Tour, and much more. For more information, please visit us HERE.
THURSDAY, April 1st, The Chorus presents "Alleluia", 7:00 p.m. at First United Methodist Church Sanctuary, Warrenton, GA. This concert is free and open to the public. Donations are welcome. Light reception in the Fellowship Hall will follow the concert.
GOOD FRIDAY, April 2nd, Carpenters Community Fellowship present "Eddie B", Evangelist/Musician at the Warrenton Cultural Center, 7:00 p.m. Youth are encouraged to attend. Free concert which is open to the public. A love offering will be taken up during the concert.
MONDAY, March 29th, Chamber of Commerce Annual Membership Banquet, 6:30 pm, at the Warren County High School cafeteria. Call 706.465.9604 for your reservation.
THURSDAY, March 18th, ARTS Enthusiasts Gathering, 6:30-8:00 p.m. at The LaFayette Room. $25 per person or $40 per couple. Wine and cheese served. Proceeds go toward Art on Main and its efforts to involve the entire community in the ARTS. Tickets available by calling 706.465.9604.
FRIDAY, March 5, National Wild Turkey Federation Hunting Heritage Banquet Doors open @ 6:00 pm, Dinner starts @ 7:30 pm. Seafood Buffet (Bring Your Own Refreshments)
- Single Ticket = $55.00:1 Membership & 1 Dinner
- Couple Ticket = $90.00: 1 Membership, 1 Guest, Dinner for both;
- Sponsor Ticket = $295.00: 1 Sponsor Membership, 1 Guest Membership (anybody), 1 Sponsor Vest (list your shirt size on your ticket), 1 knife, $100.00 Raffle Bucks
- Table for 8 people = $600.00: 1 Sponsor Membership, 7 memberships, 1 Sponsor vest (put shirt size on ticket), 1 knife, $240.00 General Raffle Tickets
- Table for 6 people=$500.00: 1 Sponsor Membership, 5 Memberships, 1 Sponsor Vest (put shirt size on ticket), 1 knife, $200.00 General Raffle Tickets
For more information, call John Wood @ 706.962.0062 or Missy Garner @ 706.465.2195 for more information and/or for tickets. You can also buy tickets at Wheeler True Value, 153 Legion Dr., Warrenton, GA or call Brandi Wheeler at 706.465.2235.
SATURDAY, March 6th, March Hare Affair 5K & Fun Run, 9:00 am registration at Warren Co. Court House. Kidís Fun Run begins at 9:30 am, Adultís 5K begins at 10:00 am. EARLY BIRD SPECIAL: $15 registration before February 25th; $20 registration after February 25th . Trophies and door prizes awarded after the 5K. Walkers welcome. No pets, bicycles, rollerblades, skateboards, golf carts or scooters. For more information, contact Cindy Rivers using the links above.
SATURDAY, February 13th , ďValentine Date with ElvisĒ Jay Allen and his live band, ďThatís the Way It IsĒ, of LaHigh Valley, Pennsylvania will perform songs from the 50ís up to the 70ís at the Warrenton Cultural Center, 8:00 pm. Bring your own refreshments. Door prizes! Tickets are $12 each. Call 706.986.9884 or 706.220.8198 for more information or to buy tickets.
PLEASE ATTEND THE PUBLIC FORUM
Monday evening, February 1, 2010, 6:00 PM, at the Warren County Cultural Center
Concerning the Warren County School System Accreditation and the effect on the Warren County community
THIS WILL BE AN INFORMATIONALSESSION WITH AN OPPORTUNITY TO ASK QUESTIONS ONLY.
Dr. Mark Elgart, CEO of AdvancED, the parent organization for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, will;
-review the results of the SACS investigation
-explain the ramifications of the loss of accreditation
PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR QUESTIONS IN ADVANCE
to firstname.lastname@example.org or send them to PO Box 27, Warrenton, GA 30828
THERE WILL BE NO PUBLIC COMMENT PORTION, AND THE FORUM WILL BE MODERATED by the Fanning Institute of the University of Georgia
Sponsored by: Warren County Quality of Life Association & Warren County Chamber of Commerce
MONDAY, January 11th , 4:00 pm- 5:30 pm at The Warren County High School Auditorium. ACT V auditions for Godspell. Limited openings. All voices from bass to soprano, ages 8 and up. Chorus and solo parts needed. Performance dates are May 14th & 15th. Rehearsals on Mondays, 4:00 pm-5:30 pm, Warren Co. High School Auditorium.
For more information, contact Cindy Rivers, ACT Director, using the links above. TUESDAY, February 2nd CALL FOR SINGERS: The Chorus begins rehearsals at 7pm at FUMC, Warrenton. All parts are welcome. Adults and high schoolers welcome to join. We will be preparing for our spring concert, ďAlleluiaĒ, scheduled for Thursday, April 1st, 7:00 pm, location TBA.
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