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21 Bands; Two Stages; Military Receive 50% Off Tickets; Great Food; Football on the Big Screen; Activities for All Ages

 PINE MOUNTAIN, GA  The time is near…and details are falling into place for the inaugural Callaway Gardens Harvest Moon Festival. The performance times for the many bands:

 Friday, October 7, 2011                                         Main Stage

5 p.m. Francisco Vidal

6 p.m. Allgood

7:30 p.m. Parachute

9:15 p.m. the B-52s

 Festival Tent

5:15 p.m. Zaib Kahn

6:30 p.m. Dread Clampitt

8:15 p.m. Shawn Colvin

11 p.m. DJ Jobe


Saturday, October 8, 2011 Main Stage

11:30 a.m. Derek T. Givans

1 p.m. Ed Roland & the Sweet Tea Project

2:30 p.m. Company of Thieves

4:15 p.m. Mat Kearney

6:00 p.m. Big Head Todd and the Monsters

7:45 p.m. John Hiatt and the Combo

9:30 p.m. Gin Blossoms

Festival Tent

12 p.m. Martha’s Trouble

1:30 p.m. Stevie Monce

2:45 p.m. Already Taken

4:30 p.m. Classic Addict

6:15 p.m. David Ryan Harris

8 p.m. Infantree

9:45 p.m. Shawn Mullins

11 p.m. DJ Jobe\

The four-day festival is a celebration of the harvest and of man and nature’s fruitful coexistence, combining farm-to-table foods, eco-centric vendors, cooking and gardening demonstrations, fun and educational activities for children, and of course, this unprecedented lineup of big-name bands. Four big screens in the Festival Tent will be featuring college football. Yoga outdoors and the Harvest Moon Golf Tournament will add some fun. For tickets, information and the complete list of confirmed acts, visit harvestmoonfest.com.

The inaugural Callaway Gardens Harvest Moon Festival is sure to be a memorable experience. Plan to stay for the festival and savor every moment. Overnight packages include festival tickets and shuttle service to the events but space is filling up quickly in the Mountain Creek Inn, Southern Pine Cottages and Mountain Creek Villas. Gather friends and family and call today to reserve a Harvest Moon Festival overnight package. VIP upgrades are available for those who want to experience this incredible event in style. For more information, visit www.harvestmoonfest.com. For overnight reservations, call 1-800-CALLAWAY (225-5292) or visit www.callawaygardens.com. Keep up with updates for the Harvest Moon Festival at www.facebook.com/HarvestMoonFest and at www.twitter.com/HarvestMoonFst.


Artist Francoise Gilot was present to inaugurate her exhibit sponsored by 85 South Out and About at the LaGrange Art Museum . Mrs Gilot’s opening was attended by 200 art lovers and fans of her work. She was given the key to the city by the Mayor  and entertained by the community for three days.

Her show will remain hanging in the museum thru the end of October.

There is no charge at this exquisite museum located downtown by LaFayette square.

Exclusively yours for one night only:

More than 200 fine wines from around the globe
More than 30 of Atlanta’s top restaurants
Thousands of amazing animals
Two auctions, live music and much more!

Event proceeds support animal care, research and veterinary training through the Correll Center for Aquatic Animal Health. Georgia Aquarium is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

6 p.m. VIP Tasting – $750 per couple 7 p.m. Grand Tasting – $200 per person
Champagne Patron – $1,000 (Receives two VIP Tasting tickets and listing in Aqua Vino program)

To learn more and purchase tickets, visit www.georgiaaquarium.org/aquavino or call 404.581.4000.

Attire: Cocktail Chic  -Attendees must be at least 21 years old.



Recently re-visited Pascal’s Bistro in PTC with friends. It remains one of the better restaurant in this are. The service is always impeccable and the food is honest and very elegant. I am a fan of Chef Pascal’s steak au poivre as well as his beet salad with goat cheese. His wine list is good value and the ambiance is true to a french bistro with tablecloth candles etc.

A great place for an anniversary and special occasion. He does feature nightly prix fixe dinner at $19.99 which is well worth it.

Open for lunch as well and a great patio.  

217 Commerce Drive , PTC- www.pascalsbistro.com  770-632-0112


Francoise Gilot exhibit at LaGrange Art Museum starting Sept 16
Don’t miss this wonderful new exhibit debuting at LaGrange Art Museum.

Hogansville is getting ready with their installation of 2984  flags to remember 9-11 .

They will be having a memorial event on 9-11 at 3 PM .The public is invited as  first responders will lay a wreath in Calvin Hipp Park downtown .

The money was raised from the community who wanted to create a unique event to honor  those who died  on that day . 2984 persons !!!

Pippin at The Legacy

This hip, tounge-in-cheek, fairy tale captivated Broadway audiences
and continues to appeal to the young at heart everywhere. The energetic
pop-influenced score by three-time Oscar-wining composer/lyricist Stephen
Schwartz (“Godspell,” “Wicked,” and the animated films “Pocahontas,” and “The
Prince of Egypt”) bursts with one showstoping number after another, from
soaring ballards to infectious dance numbers. Rated PG
Show Dates: September 30th-October 23rd
Show Times: Friday 8:00 PM, Saturday 3:00 and 8:00 PM, and
Sunday 3:00 PM
Ticket Prices: Adults $25, Seniors 60 and older/Students 13
and older $22, and Children 12 and under $15
Group Rates: Groups with 20 or more people get tickets for
only $20 per person and the group leader receives a free ticket!
Legacy’s 6th Season!!

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