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Upcoming:

Thursday, Oct. 12

The Downtown Urban Redevelopment Area (DURA) holds a town hall meeting from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Gilmore House, 473 Burney St., to discuss housing grants, Habitat Infill Development and Tot Lot. For information, call (706) 342-1251.

Thursday, Oct. 12

An opening reception for “Works by Lucinda Bunnen featuring Weathered Chromes, Hatcher’s Pond and Trees” is held from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Steffen Thomas Museum of Art. This reception is free and open to the public. The show runs through Dec. 23.  STMA is open Tues. through Sat. from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. and is located at 4200 Bethany Road in Buckhead. 706-342-7557.  www.steffenthomas.org.

Saturday, Oct. 14

The 12th annual Firefighters’ Fall 5K is held to benefit the City of Madison Fire Department.

Saturday, Oct. 14

Rutledge holds its annual Yard Sale and Bake Sale in downtown Rutledge. Activities begin at 8 a.m.

Sunday, Oct. 15

Morgan County Landmarks Society membership meets at 3 p.m. at the City of Madison Meeting Room A. This is a Partner Meeting with the Historical Society. The program will be “Hattie Mina Hicky’s Tour of Madison.” Pat Leming, Chair of the Historical Society, will share Mrs. Hicky’s recently-discovered slides and printed narrative of old Madison houses.

Sunday, Oct. 15

Camp Twin Lakes holds its “Spin for Kids” fundraiser. For information, visit www.spinforkids.org.

Sunday, Oct. 15

Bish T.E. Kindell, and the Mt. Zion Baptist Church family will celebrate their 149th church anniversary on Sunday Oct. 15th. At the hour of 11:30am. Guest speaker, Minister Shamika Hardeman.

Mt. Zion Baptist Church.

1791 Mt. Zion Rd. Buckhead, Ga. 30625

Sunday, Oct. 15

Calvary Baptist Church celebrates its 152nd Church Anniversary/Family & Friends day at 11 a.m.

Monday, Oct. 16

The 2017 OneMorgan Writers’ Workshop, featuring Justin Tussing, is held at Mint Juleps Kitchen.

Thursday, Oct. 19

The Madison-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce and Morgan County Citizen hosts a Mayoral Candidates Forum, city meeting room, 6 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 19

“The Perfect Pairing: Wine and Art at the Steffen Thomas Museum of Art” is held from 6–9 p.m. featuring artisan hors d’oeuvres paired with hand-harvested wines from Italy’s best small family vineyards. STMA is located at 4200 Bethany Road in Buckhead. For tickets, visit www.tickets.stmaga.org or call 706-342-7557. Advance purchase is required.

Friday, Oct. 20

The Madison-Morgan Cultural Center holds an opening reception for “Farm” from 6-8 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 21

Free movie and Picnic in the Park is held at William Wood Park beginning at sundown. www.mcplayrec.org.

Saturday, Oct. 21

Farmview Market holds its “Flavors of Fall” festival, featuring arts & crafts, petting zoo, chef demos, live music and more.

Saturday, Oct. 21

Rutledge holds its annual Spooky Fall Fest, featuring Trunk or Treat, haunted hay ride, food court, cake walk, pony rides, carving contests, laser tag, and the popular costume contest.

Sunday, Oct. 22

“Farm Day” at Madison-Morgan Cultural Center is held from 1-5 p.m. featuring agricultural demos, exhibits, live music and more.

Sunday, Oct. 22

Beacon Heights Baptist Church holds its fall festival from 4-7 p.m., featuring games, prizes, food, a hayride, stories, jokes, the pumpkin walk, and fun for all ages.

Saturday, Oct. 28

The Chicken Tracks Art Festival is held at Chicken Tracks Art Ranch in Newborn. An artists market is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., followed by live music, community dinner, bonfire, and haunted trail until 10 p.m. For info, visit www.chickentracksartranch.com

Thursday, Nov. 9

The 6th annual “Dancing with the Madison Stars,” a fundraiser to benefit the Madison-Morgan County Boys & Girls Club, is held at the Madison-Morgan Cultural Center Hall. Dinner begins at 6 p.m., followed by the Dance Competition at 7 p.m. Tickets are $65 and available at Barkin’ Dogs, Madison Market, or online at www.bgcncg.com

Ongoing:

Board of Commissioners

Meets the first Tuesday of each month at 10 a.m. A work session is held the third Tuesday of the month at 5 p.m. in the board room at the Board of Commissioners Administrative Building.

Madison AA

Meets each Sunday and Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in the white building next to the Episcopal Church, 338 Academy St., Madison.  For more information, call 706-318-1551.

Madison Al-Anon

Meets each Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in the white building next to the Episcopal Church, 338 Academy St., Madison. For more information, call 706-431-6013.

Madison Overeaters Anonymous

Meets each Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. at Madison Presbyterian Church Education Building, 382 South Main St., Madison. No weigh-ins, dues or fees. For more information, call 706-474-4302, or visit OA.org

History Makers Addiction Recovery Program

Meets the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at Harvest Time Church, 2120 Athens Hwy., Madison. For more information, call 706-342-9222.

The Artisans Village Guild

Meets the 2nd Friday of every month at 10 a.m. at the Peoples Bank Community Room at Lake Oconee. Visit www.artisansvillageguild.com for more information.

Eatonton Duplicate Bridge Club

Meets at 12:30 p.m. each Tuesday and Thursday at Parkside Main 8 Theater, 1050 Parkside Main, Greensboro. For more information, contact Betty Roper at 706-467-3079.

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