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•Open Studio at the

Painted Pineapple July 12th to 15th, Tues to Fri, 10am to 6ish pm

Looking for something fun to do during the hot summer months? The Painted Pineapple will be open to walk-ins for creative fun!  Simply drop-in during our Open Studio hours and create. Open Studio consists of process art for a small studio fee or choose from a variety of pre prepped crafts and projects priced based on project.

• Oconee Cultural Arts

Foundation Cameron Hampton Workshop Series

The Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation (OCAF) is offering a unique series of one-day Saturday workshops with Cameron Hampton. Workshops are taught in a casual studio environment with hands-on demonstrations and individual assistance by the instructor. You can take just one class or all (separate fee for each) as each class will focus on a different medium and/or technique. Workshops are currently offered in Drawing, Painting (Multi-Media), Watercolor, Pastels and Sculpture. For more information and online registration, go to our website at www.ocaf.com, email us at info@ocaf.com, or call our office at (706) 769-4565

• Madison Al-Anon meetings

every Thursday

Al-Anon is a support group for those affected by someone else’s drinking—be it a family member or a friend—who may or may not still be drinking. Meetings are held at 7:30 p.m. each Thursday night at the white building next to the Episcopal Church: 338 Academy St, Madison, GA. For more information, call 706-431- 6013.

• Madison AA meetings every Sunday and Thursday

Call 706-318- 1551 for more



Faith-based yoga classes offered weekly at The Studio at Icehouse Creative. Sunday 3pm, Tuesday 8:30am, Wednesday 6:30pm. See www.facebook.com/yogafaithmadison for monthly specials.  Mats provided or bring your own.

• Join our History Makers and break every chain of addiction!

This support group meets every 2 nd and 4 th Monday at 7:00 p.m. Harvest Time Church, 2120 Athens Hwy,

Madison GA 30650. For more information, call Stacey Carver (706) 474-1109.

• Compassion for Cancer Yoga

Pointe of Grace each Friday from 3 p.m. until 4:15 p.m. Free class. Offered by certified yoga instructor, Allie Bourgeois. This is for cancer patients and survivors. Also open to those with heart disease, diabetes, auto immune deficiency, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis. Also open to care givers such as family members, nurses, hospice & oncology professionals.

Board of Commissioners have a meeting the first Tuesday of the month at 10 a.m. and a work session the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 5 p.m. in the board room at the Board of Commissioners Administrative Building

• Eatonton Duplicate Bridge Club

An official member of the American Contract Bridge League, is now meeting at the Parkside Main 8 Theater,1050 Parkside Main, Greensboro,  at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  For more information contact Betty Roper at 706-467-3079.

• 45 Years of Art and Artists:

Works from the Hathia and Andy Hayes Collection

Through August 20 at the Steffen Thomas Museum of Art.  Included in this exhibit are paintings and prints selected from the Hayes’ collection and include works by national and international artists.  Artistic styles range from Expressionistic and Impressionistic to pure abstraction.  Most works were produced from the mid 20th to the early 21st centuries.

•Saturday, Sept 17

Lake Oconee Elks Lodge will

host its 9th annual Chili Cook

Off on September 17, starting

at 9:30 AM. This years event

will be held at Memory Lane

Classic Car Museum, home of

over 100 classic cars, trucks,

and motorcycles.

•Sept 17- Dec 11

The Georgia Museum of Art will present the exhibition, “Icon of Modernism: Representing the Brooklyn Bridge, 1883-1950.”

•Sept 17 & Oct 15

Kel-Mac Saddle Club Benefit Shows at the Morgan County Ag Facility. Hunter, western, trail- 9am Contact Susie at 706.342.3775 for more info.

•Sunday, Sept 18

Car Show sponsored by the Country Road Cruisers car club – downtown Madison from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Registration from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Over 100 cars, trucks, and motorcycles from across the state are expected and professional judges will determine who gets 50 awards and trophies presented in 10 categories, including the popular unrestored “Survivor” category.

•Sunday, Sept 18

A Taste of Inductive Bible Study- at Lakeside Baptist Church @ 1023 Milledgeville Hwy (441 N.), Milledgeville,Ga. from 6- 8pm, All you need is your Bible and some colored pencils.  For more info you can contact John Gilmore @ 478-387-6177

•Sunday, Sept 18

“Back to Church Sunday,” part of a national movement of churches across America, will be held at True Life Ministries in Monroe at 10am on Sunday, September 18th.

Everyone is welcome to attend.

•Tuesday, Sept 27

7-8pm First time Home Buyers Seminar. This free event is sponsored by AgSouth Mortgages, and Algin Realty. Join Kellie and Rhonda to learn about basics of homebuying process, inspection process, pre-approval process, and financing options available.

•Thursday, Sept 29

7-9:30pm Learn the basics of creating your own Hypertufa Planter. Taught by Jim Rowland, $35 covers all expenses. Canavan Home & Arts 125 W Jefferson Street, Madison 706-343-0025

•Friday, Oct 7

MAGallery is moving to Main Street. Our new Gallery will be between Antique Sweets and BB&G in the historic Vason Building that almost burned down last December.  Come and celebrate with us from 5 – 7pm.  The city will have a ribbon cutting to mark this new beginning. For more information, call us at 706.342.9360 or stop by our existing gallery at 217 W Jefferson St. across from Town Park.

•Friday, Oct 7

The Morgan County African American Museum will be hosting an opening exhibit for local Artist Chris Cooke, 2:00 -4:00 p.m. at the museum. Chris will be displaying some of his newest paintings that has never been displayed or seen by the public. The exhibit will be on display through December.

•Saturday, Oct. 22

Join us for the 5th Annual Trick or Trot 5k and Family Fun Run in Downtown Rutledge. 1 mile Fun Run begins at 8:30am and 5K starts at 9:00am. For registration information, please contact Kerrie Sampson @ Kezsam75@gmail.com. All proceeds go to the Morgan County Elementary School!

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