– 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

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.

23 February 2019 – Murder Mystery -Dinner by Eight, Dead by Nine

The Carriage House at Red Brick Manor

Come enjoy a delicious catered dinner and then a hilarious murder mystery comedy. The event begins at 6pm. Tickets are $50 each and include the meal and show. This is a fundraiser and all proceeds go to support improvements and repairs around the Bolton Lunceford Playhouse. For tickets or more information, visit: http://www.washingtonlittletheater.org/

16 March 2019 – The General (Off-Road Motorcycle and ATV Race)

Aonia Pass Motorcross

The world’s top off-road motorcycle and ATV racers will take on The General GNCC, March 16-17, 2019 at Aonia Pass MX in Washington, GA. GNCC Racing matches man and machine against the toughest natural terrain on a grueling course winding through the woods, fast field sections and over tough obstacles throughout a 12-mile racecourse.

For more information, logon to gnccracing.com or contact Racer Productions at 304-284-0084 or via email at info@gnccracing.com

6 April 2019 – Spring Tour of Homes

Tour Headquarters — 105 West Robert Toombs Ave (First Baptist Church)

Take a trip through time…on our annual Spring Festival & Tour of Homes in Washington, Georgia. We’ll be showcasing a variety of unique historic homes.

Stroll around our stately Square. Take in the quaint shops and restaurants. Enjoy magnificent stained glass in our beautiful churches and the Mary Willis Library, just off the Square.

Park your car at Tour Headquarters: First Baptist Church, 105 West Robert Toombs Avenue and enjoy the complimentary Tour shuttle service.

Tickets available day of Tour; all major credit/debit cards accepted at Tour Headquarters (10:00am – 4:00pm). No refunds within 72 hours of the Tour.

Note: The tour is conducted rain or shine.

For more information visit http://www.wwtourofhomes.com/

6 April 2019 – Callaway Roots Music Festival

Callaway Plantation

Musicians participating are the Hobohemians, Welfare Liners, and Packway Handle Band
Event is from 4:00 – 10:00 pm. Cost is $17 at the door or $12 if you have purchased a Spring Tour of Homes ticket. For tickets or more information, go to https://www.historicwashingtonga.com/roots-festival.html

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

12 October 2019 – 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

19 October 2019 – 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

9 November 2019 – I’d Rather Be In Tignall – Fall Festival


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.

19 November 2019 – Candlelight Shopping Holiday Open House and Tree Lighting on the Square

Downtown / On the Square

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

30 November 2019 – Snow on the Square

On the Square

Let it snow * Let it snow * Let it snow! Come play in the snow on The Square in Historic Downtown Washington from 5:00-6:30

7 December 2019 – Washington-Wilkes Annual Christmas Parade of Lights

Downtown Washigton

The parade will be held at 6:00 pm on Saturday, December 8th in beautiful downtown Washington, Georgia.

7 December 2019 – Snow on the Square

On the Square

Let it snow * Let it snow * Let it snow! Come play in the snow on The Square in Historic Downtown Washington from 5:00-6:30

14 December 2019 – 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.

14 December 2019 – Snow on the Square

On the Square

Let it snow * Let it snow * Let it snow! Come play in the snow on The Square in Historic Downtown Washington from 5:00-6:30

17 December 2019 – Candlelight Shopping Holiday Open House, Santa, and Snow on the Square

Downtown / On the Square

Join us on The Square from 5:00 to 7:00 pm for the last of the Christmas celebrations on the Square. There will be Candlelight Shopping, Snow &…..SANTA & MRS. CLAUSE.
You’re sure to find that perfect gift in one of our many shops. After filling your shopping bags with treasures, treat yourself to a wonderful meal or tasty treat at one of Washington’s fabulous restaurants.

21 December 2019 – Snow on the Square

On the Square

Let it snow * Let it snow * Let it snow! Come play in the snow on The Square in Historic Downtown Washington from 5:00-6:30