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Staycations – Going local in Georgia

Staycations – Going local in Georgia

 No need to go far this summer for family fun!


Summer starts on Wednesday and everyone is planning the family vacation.  But, that’s just for a week or two of the summer.  You’ll need more things to do and see over the vacation season!  We have a list of Georgia events all around the state.  Make them a staycation or a short getaway.

Moonlight Music Cruise
– Take a relaxing cruise along the scenic Augusta Canal
– Bring your snacks and beverages for music and relaxation
– Enjoy music and moonlight with family and friends
– June 23 – Eryn Eubanks & The Family Fold will perform bluegrass, gospel and classic country
– June 30 – Jeff Liberty
– More in Sept.
– 7-8:30pm
– $25
– Senior discounts
– More info – Augustacanal.com

The great Race/Rock the Block
– June 24
– Takes place in Tifton
– The driver’s stop on their way across the country for the distance rally
– More than 120 antique cars
– Hands on fun – See and touch cars
– Talk with the drivers
– They are heading to Chattanooga, TN, Bowling Green KY, Franklin IN, Auburn, IN, and finally to  MI
– Lots of kid activities
– Shopping too – artisan booths
– More info – Greatrace.com

St. Marys July 4th Celebration
– How about a coastal 4th of July
– Celebrate with a parade, street dance and one of the largest fireworks displays in Southeast Georgia
– Free admission
– Free parking onsite
– 5K and 10K races
– Food vendors
– More info – smkiwanis.com

Coca-Cola Summer Film Festival
– July 16- Sept.3
– A wow movie experience
– Watch movies under the stars atAtlanta’s Fox Theatre
– July 16 is free day – don’t miss it!
– Great movie opportunities for everyone – All ages will love it
– Check out their website for movie schedules

Georgia Restaurant Week
– July 17-23
– Yum… head out to enjoy some of Georgia’s best restaurants with
– Brought to you by the Georgia Restaurant Association and the Georgia Department of Economic Development
– Explore various dining options throughout Georgia for a set price
– Find participating restaurants on www.garestaurantweek.com 

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