The Fitzpatrick Hotel in Washington, Georgia

Upcoming Events

  • - 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 claibourne@darden-atlanta.net.

  • - 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

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  • 29 September 2018 - Family Day at the Washington Historical Museum

    Washington Historical Museum

    Saturday September 29th Join us from 1-3 on September 29th for a day of fun at the Museum including a tour of the new exhibit "Children of the Georgia Piedmont from 1820 - 1920". Have fun making your own corn husk doll just like the children of long ago. $10 per family (before tax). Price includes material for doll. Tickets available at the door.

  • 6 October 2018 - Ghost Hunting 101 with SIPR

    Callaway Plantation

    Saturday October 6 Join us for a Ghost Hunt 101 sponsored by CJ's Pizza, The Fitzpatrick Hotel and Southeastern Institute for Paranormal investigation! Ghost Hunt 101 will start at the famously haunted Fitzpatrick Hotel on the Square in Washington, and cover all the basics of paranormal research including hauntings, psychic studies, investigation equipment and evidence. The group will then break and meet up for a ghost hunt at Callaway to include the Brick House, Grey House, Log Cabin, Schoolhouse, Blacksmith Shop and Family Cemetery! The class is 18+ and is limited to 30 attendees. Tickets are $23 each and includes online convenience fee and a light dinner courtesy of CJ's Pizza. Class will run from 6 pm to midnight. Class spots are first come first served, sign up by Friday 10/5. This one is sure to sell out, so sign up as soon as you can!

    To purchase tickets, visit https://www.historicwashingtonga.com/events.html

  • 6 October 2018 - Kids Ghost Hunt 101

    Callaway Plantation

    Saturday October 6 Join us for a kids edition of Ghost Hunt 101 sponsored by The Fitzpatrick Hotel and Southeastern Institute for Paranormal investigation! Kids Ghost Hunt 101 will start at the famously haunted Fitzpatrick Hotel on the Square in Washington, and cover all the basics of paranormal research including hauntings, psychic studies, investigation equipment and evidence. The group will then break and meet up for a ghost hunt at Callaway to include the Brick House, Grey House, Log Cabin, Schoolhouse, Blacksmith Shop and Family Cemetery! The class is for ages 12 to 17, adult chaperone is required. Each ticket is $27 and includes online convenience fee, admission for one ghost hunter, one adult and a light lunch. Space is limited to 30 participants total. Class will run from 11 am to 4 pm. Reservations are first come first served, sign up by Friday, 10/5. This one is sure to sell out so sign up as soon as you can!

    To purchase tickets, visit https://www.historicwashingtonga.com/events.html

  • 13 October 2018 - Mule Day Southern Heritage Festival

    Callaway Plantation

    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. Sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce. Please go to www.washingtonwilkes.org or call 706-678-2013 for more information

  • 20 October 2018 - Resthaven Revisited

    Historic Resthaven Cemetery

    Saturday October 20, 2018: Venture into Resthaven Cemetery in historic Washington, Georgia, as some of Washington's most notable residents return from beyond the grave on October 20, 2018 from 6-9pm. Join us and hear the stories of the known, and lesser known residents that made Wilkes County one of the most historic counties in Georgia. Shuttles leave from the Historic Downtown Square. Tickets $10 and available on-site. One night only. For more information please call 706-678-5001

  • 20 October 2018 - Knifemaking Workshop

    Callaway Plantation

    Saturday October 20 Join us at Callaway on Saturday October 20th from 10 am to 5 pm for our knifemaking workshop! During our full-day class we will forge a blade, build a knife handle, and a leather sheath in the Blacksmith Shop. Class will be led by John Moran, master bladesmith. Students will make the knife pictured at left, the "Callaway Pioneer". Classes are limited to 6 - hurry, spots are selling fast. $134 includes class admission, materials fee and online convenience fee. Bring a lunch, this class meets for 7 hours.

    To purchase tickets, visit https://www.historicwashingtonga.com/events.html

  • 10 November 2018 - I'd Rather Be In Tignall - Fall Festival

    Tignall

    Each year, the second Saturday of November, the town of Tignall and the North Wilkes Steering Committee host a Fall Festival aimed at promoting their community and their families. This family affair has lots of Food, Fun, Arts & Crafts and Live Music. Held from 10:00am-4:00pm. at the old Tignall School grounds located on Independence St. Contact Gloria Ware 706-285-2058 or Carolyn Gammon 706-285-2736.

  • 20 November 2018 - Candlelight Shopping Holiday Open House

    Downtown

    Stores will be open after-hours for shoppers and there will be snow on the square!

  • 7 December 2018 - Christmas Tour of Homes

    Join us Friday evening for a Cocktail Party, then tour Antebellum, Victorian, and early 20th century homes on Saturday. The Christmas Tour of Homes is proudly presented by The Washington-Wilkes Historical
    Foundation. Prices & Reservations Coming Soon!
    Visit www.historyofwilkes.org for more information.

  • 9 February 2019 - Revolutionary War days

    Downtown and Fort Washington Park

    Join the annual Revolutionary Days celebration as the anniversary of the Battle of Kettle Creek is commemorated in Washington. The event will be marked with a parade downtown, a park skirmish and other demonstrations, and living histories.

  • 27 April 2019 - Sharon Shenanigans

    Sharon, Georgia

    Fun for the whole family at the Garden Club/Community Center in Sharon, Georgia. Join us for arts and crafts, music, food, plants, solar observation, and children's activities. There will be free, live entertainment all day and a local film festival! Visit www.sharonshenanigans.com for more information!

  • 11 May 2019 - Cruise In on the Square

    On the Square

    Cruise In is held from 5:00-8:00. Food, Prizes, Live Music, and Fun for the Family. For more information visit www.memorylanecruisersga.com.

    There is a $10 registration fee if you would like to register a car. Registration begins at 4pm. A prize of $100 will be awarded to the car club with most cars registered.

  • 3 July 2019 - Fireworks on the Square

    On the Square

    Fireworks Extravaganza will take place at dark. Vendors and entertainment will begin late afternoon.

  • 14 September 2019 - Cruise In on the Square

    On the Square

    Cruise in will be held from 5-8pm. For more information visit www.memorylanecruisersga.com.