Upcoming events in Southwest Georgia

Submit your events for our Community Calendar – online and on the radio – by emailing brennan@live1019.com or bringing your event information by the Flint Media studios at 521 S. Scott Street, Bainbridge. If you are interested in maximizing promotion of your event, contact Dustin Dowdy at dustin@live1019.com

Thursday, Oct. 1 – “First Thursday” event in Blakely, GA – The Blakely-Early County Chamber of Commerce’s monthly “First Thursday” event is Thursday night in Blakely. There will be arts & crafts, a trunk show, and baked good vendors on the square. Many businesses will be staying open after-hours.

Saturday, Oct. 3 – Pelham Wildlife Festival in Pelham, GA

Saturday, Oct. 3: The second annual Early County Sheriff’s Office K-9 benefit — Run the Rough 5K & Golf Tournament — will be Saturday, Oct. 3 at the Blakely Town & Country Club.
For forms and more information contact the Chamber of Commerce at 723-3741 or Sgt. Kevin Naramore at 309-2589.

Saturday, Oct. 3: Touch a Truck – Let kids look up close at and even go inside vehicles such as fire trucks, police cars, bulldozers and more! Hosted by the City of Bainbridge around Willis Park in Downtown Bainbridge


Saturday – Oct. 3 – 229 Ocktoberfest Concert to raise money for Honor House Veteran’s Center – 5 p.m. to midnight at Earle May Boat Basin in Bainbridge

‘Jungle Book’ to be performed in Cairo

The jungle is coming to a Cairo park this weekend. Rudyard Kipling’s “The Jungle Book,” that is. Cairo’s Syrup City Players presents its newest in the series Theater in the Park on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 2-3, at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are available at Center Drugs, Pickle Patch and Miss Myrt’s in Cairo. Adult tickets are $12 and students are $8 in advance. All tickets purchased at the door are $12. Lawn chairs and/or blankets are encouraged as there is no seating at Davis Park.

Student actors at Early County High School to perform one-act play for community

The cast and crew of the ECHS One Act Play invite everyone to attend a night of theatre Thursday, Oct. 8 at 7 p.m. at Mangham Auditorium to enjoy a performance of the comedy, “The Beggar and the King,” and musical selections from the Band of Blue and the choral department.

Admission is $5 and will offset the cost of equipment and costumes for this year’s production.

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