The Plaza Arts Center attracts national, regional, local, and even international performers and shows to this special venue in the heart of the south. Our summer concert series, Meet Me at the Plaza, offers casual outdoor entertainment on The Plaza Arts Center lawn. From the Vienna Boys Choir to the Swingin' Medallions, there is something for everyone.
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: http://eatonton.com/taste-of-eatonton/
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.