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The Plaza Arts Center is an excellent venue for weddings and receptions, banquets, parties, family and school reunions, business meetings and conferences, classes, community events, plays, pageants, concerts and more.

Please click here for wedding rates, click here for event rental rates, and review our Facility Map, then call 706-923-1655 or email to discuss your specific the event or meeting needs.

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Upcoming Events

Stitches and Stories

Ongoing - Wednesdays 3:30 - 5 PM

Stiches & Stories - Stitching group meets every Wednesday from 3:30 - 5 PM in the Board Room at the Plaza. Come enjoy some lively conversation and get your stich on! Bring your own projects to work on, we'll provide the stories!

Taste of Eatonton

10/2/2017 6:30-8:30 PM

Come celebrate the culinary expertise of the community at the 2017 Taste of Eatonton. Enjoy old favorites and discover new dining joys at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 2 at the Plaza Arts Center in Eatonton Georgia.

The Taste of Eatonton features booths for more than 20 different restaurants from Eatonton-Putnam County, Milledgeville, Greensboro, Madison and Monticello. The Eatonton-Putnam Chamber of Commerce's largest fundraiser of the year also features a silent auction filled with fabulous deals and the famous bottomless wine glass will be back again for $15 per person. This year we are adding live music to the agenda with Tim Cadiere and Washboard Road Band!

Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 the day of the event, so be sure to get yours early! Tickets can be purchased from the Eatonton-Putnam Chamber of Commerce and all local branches of The Peoples Bank, Farmers & Merchants Bank, and Exchange Bank. For more information visit:

Sunday At The Museum Lecture Series

10/8/2017 2:00 PM

Old School History Museum Sunday At The Museum lecture series

Sunday, October 8, 2017 2:00 p.m.

Speaker: Craig S. Pascoe

Topic: "BBQ: A Brief History of an American Cuisine" This presentation examines the role that barbecue has played in the creation of the American identity and how it represents the history and culture of this nation.

Lecture is free, but donations are appreciated. (Light refreshments after lecture)

Dr. Craig S. Pascoe is a professor of American history at Georgia College. His specialty areas are 20th Century cultural history, modern Southern United States history, and Foodways - the study of culture and history through the lens of food traditions. He has presented his research on BBQ at numerous prestigious historical conferences such as the Food Heritage and Culinary Practices, Sorbonne Universities in Paris, the American Studies Association, and National Council on Public History. He has served as an advisor for the development of "Smokin' History: BBQ in America" a museum exhibit forthcoming at the Atlanta History Center. He has also served as a content advisor for television programs like Jamie Oliver's "Naked Chef" - an episode about Georgia BBQ and Andrew Zimmern's Bizarre Foods episodes: "Southern BBQ Trail" and the "Civil War." As part of his research on the topic of BBQ he has become a 'trained' BBQ judge and has judged over 50 contests including Memphis in May, the Big Pig Jig in Vienna, Georgia, the American Royal in Kansas City, and the Jack Daniel's International BBQ Competition.

PCES presents Disney's Little Mermaid Jr.

10/12-13/2017 6:00 PM

Putnam County Elementary School presents Disney's Little Mermaid Jr.

When: October 12th and October 13th

Where: The Plaza Arts Center in Eatonton

Time: 6:00-7:30 (each night)

Cost: $5.00 (adults) $1.00 (students)

Tickets available at the school.

Motion Picture Melodies

11/17-18/2017 7:00 PM

Motion Picture Melodies is a Cabaret-style show featuring local talent singing well-known songs from the movies. Relive your favorite songs and scenes from the classic movies you know and love! Two shows - November 17 and 18th at 7:00 PM. All tickets are General Admission and only $10! Come on out and hear some amazing local talent of all ages perform on stage! Show starts at 7:00 PM both nights and the doors will open at 6:30. Click here to purchase tickets online. Or call the box office 706-923-1655 or stop by the office M-F between 9-5 PM.

Current Classes

After School Arts Program

Schedule Varies 3:15 - 5:15

The Plaza Arts Center kicks off the 2017-18 After School Art Program (ASAP) for K-8th grade in September on Tuesdays from 3:15–5:15. Each child attends once a month per the schedule click here . Students receive a healthy snack when they arrive. We divide the children into groups and rotate among different arts and crafts activities. Click here to download the form to register.

Where: The Plaza Community Center Arts Classroom

Class size: Minimum of 6 students

Fee: Free

Requirements: Students must be registered to attend

Video Production and Editing Course

Begins October 10 4:00 - 6:00

Video Production and Editing Course - Lights - Action - Camera!

Students will learn about video production and editing in this hands-on class. Each participant will have use of a camera and learn the steps necessary to produce all types of videos. Instructor Maurice Hill, Putnam County Charter Schools' Facilities Manager, is a former freelance videographer and he has a large variety of video and editing equipment for students to use. Open to middle school and high school students —limited to 20 students.

This course will teach the basics of video production including writing a script, creating a storyboard, shooting videos and then editing videos.

DATES Every Tuesday from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm beginning October 10, 2017. Click here to download the form to register.

Where: The Plaza Community Center Arts Classroom

Class size: Maximum of 20 students

Fee: Free

Requirements: Students must be registered to attend

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