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Habitat for Humanity Celebrates the Big 2-0

Habitat for Humanity Celebrates the Big 2-0


On Saturday, October 1st at 5 pm Houston County Habitat for Humanity will celebrate 20 years of delivering affordable housing to hardworking low-income families.  First United Methodist Church at 205 North Davis Drive will host the celebration service.  The theme for the evening is “20 Years 45 Homes – What will YOU Build?” 

Haunted Barn Opens Friday

Haunted Barn Opens Friday

Get your spook on this Friday at the Haunted Barn.

Hours are 8 p.m. until midnight.

Can't go this Friday? 

The Haunted Barn is also open these days:

Oct. 1, 7, 8, 14, 15,21, 22 and Oct. 27-31. 

[Not recommended for children 13 years and younger.]

See the event website for more details.

Autumn: Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes Galore

Autumn: Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes Galore

Where to Go for Your Pumpkins:

  • Elliott Farms, Lizella: features a pumpkin patch, tractor hay rides, snacks, farm animals. Opens in October Call 478-935-8180 for more information.
  • Best Nursery's Pumpkin Patch, Harris County:  Open Oct 1-Nov 16. Call 706-327-1515 for information. 
  • Troup Corn, Laurens County: Features corn maze, hay ride, pumpkin patch and a mini-maze. Call 478-272-8170. Opens Saturday, Sept 24.
  • Twin Oaks Fun Farm, Monroe County. Features pumpkins and a corn maze. Open Oct. 1-Oct. 31
  • Our Cotton Pickin' Christmas Tree Farm, Hawkinsville. Check their Facebook page for updates.Pick your own pumpkin from the patch. Also enjoy cider or cocoa on the porch while the kids climb the hay mountain. Open 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

14th Annual Fall Challenge & Chili Cook-Off

14th Annual Fall Challenge & Chili Cook-Off

The Round Robin tournament starts at 9 a.m.

Then the golf scramble starts at 1 p.m.

and the chili cook-off celebration takes place at 5 p.m.

All events are open to the public!

Call the Perry Area Chamber of Commerce at 987-1234 for more information!

Your Guide: Georgia National Fair

Your Guide: Georgia National Fair

Georgia National Fair is set for October 6-16 this year.

October 6 opening day: Sneak-a-Peek Day

             Open 3-10 p.m.

             Admission $5, kids (10 & under) get in free with a paying adult.

Pay-One-Price Rides: Open 3:00 pm; $13.00 unlimited rides.

Opening ceremony takes place at 4 p.m.

October 7-October 16 Scheduled Events:


Weekend Events Roundup!

Weekend Events Roundup!

No excuses for boredom this weekend!

Friday night: