- Civil War Roundtable
The Fitzpatrick Hotel
The Washington-Wilkes Civil War Round Table meets the 4th Monday evening of each month (except December). Each monthly meeting includes dinner and an entertaining guest speaker. Cost $10.00. Please contact Claibourne Darden for reservations at 404-210-5811 or email@example.com.
- Farmers Market -- Saturday mornings
Behind the Courthouse
Vendors with vegetables, flowers, baked goods, honey, and craft items. Great place to purchase or just to browse. For more information visit http://www.washingtonfarmersmkt.com/ or go to their facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/washingtonfarmersmarket
10 October 2015 - Mule Day Southern Heritage Festival
Held the second Saturday in October. A celebration of plantation life in the Old South with mule contests, primitive demonstrations, food, an arts & crafts show, and fun for the whole family. Held at Callaway Plantation.
17 October 2015 - Resthaven Revisited.
One night only, visit with the spirits of Washington-Wilkes' past. "Resthaven Revisited", a cemetary drama, is presented by Washington-Wilkes Historical Foundation, Washington Little Theater & Kettle Creek Pilot Club of Washington.
Tickets: $10 adults, $5 students
For advance tickets, call (877)221-7689 Oct 3rd - 16th or purchase day of the event at the Chamber of Commerce.
24 October 2015 - Legends of Oglethorpe
A living history weekend with talented actors bringing to life individuals who have been a part of Oglethorpe County‘s history. 2015 Showtimes will be:
Saturday, October 24th, 2015 from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday, October 25th, 2015 from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Visit legendsofoglethorpe.com for more information.
8 November 2015 - Washington Little Theater Kickoff featuring Carolyn Curry
Bolton Lunceford Playhouse
Carolyn Curry is the author of 'Suffer and Grow Strong -- The Life of Ella Gertrude Clanton Thomas (1843-1907)'. The book traces one woman's 60 year journey from a childhood of luxury, through the Civil War and Reconstruction in Georgia, and into the 20th century.
The event will begin at 3:00 pm. For more information visit washingtonlittletheater.org.
14 November 2015 - I'd Rather be in Tignall Fall Festival
"I'd rather be in Tignall" Fall Festival features live entertainment, a cake walk, door prizes, fun for kids, lots of food, arts and crafts, and an old photo and veteran's display. The festival is sponsored by North Wilkes Steering Committee.
24 November 2015 - Candlelight Shopping and Snow on the Square
On the Square
Get your holiday shopping started early this year in Historic Downtown Washington! Over 15 local retailers and restaurants will stay open late to welcome shoppers during the kick-off of Snow on the Square. Browse our shops for great deals and play in the flurry of snowflakes on the historic town square.
4 December 2015 - Snowing on the Square
On the Square
Join us in Historic Washington-Wilkes every Friday night in December for our third annual Snowing on the Square. Snow will fall at 6:30 p.m., 7:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Bring your family and friends for this unique holiday event! Handicapped Accessible (Limited) event. Free admission & parking. Phone: 706-678-5111 Location: West Square, downtown Washington, GA 30673. For additional info, check facebook.com/historicwashingtonwilkes or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
12 December 2015 - Christmas Dinner & Holiday Tour
Held on the second Saturday in December. Features a number of private homes open only for this tour. This wonderful holiday dinner and tour will be the highlight of your Christmas season. Sponsored by the Washington-Wilkes Historical Foundation. For more information contact the historical foundation at 706-678-5001 or email@example.com
12 December 2015 - Christmas at the Robert Toombs House (10am-4pm)
Robert Toombs House
Join us as we highlight one hundred years of the Robert Toombs family's experiences, literature, music, and traditions, which parallel the development of the Christmas season as we know it today. Living History Performers, "Robert Toombs' Family and Friends," will represent 23 family members who once lived in this home from 1825 until 1925. Our "Christmas Tree" in the front yard is a Red Cedar around 350 years old and one of the most impressive you'll see this season. $3-5. For additional information, contact the Robert Toombs House Historic Site at 706-678-2226.
12 December 2015 - Christmas at Callaway
Come enjoy a plantation Christmas the way the first settlers of Wilkes County experienced it. Callaway Plantation is decorated for Christmas using decorations created from greenery found on the plantation. This is a wonderful event for all ages. For more information, call 706-678-5111.
12 December 2015 - Parade of Lights
Get in the holiday spirit at our annual Parade of Lights! Claim your spot along the parade route to cheer on the floats and performers in this traditional small-town parade before making your way downtown to dance and play in the Snow on the Square. Free. For additional information, check facebook.com/historicwashingtonwilkes or firstname.lastname@example.org