Thursday, July 23, 2009

This Weekend in Georgia!

This is the last full weekend in July, so, get out there and enjoy summer! If you're looking for some ideas, we've got some:

Rescuing a Piece of Romantic History
at the Dahlonega Gold Museum State Historic Site in Dahlonega
through July 31, 2009
Sweetheart jewelry, mementos from the Civil War given from soldiers to their loved ones, will be on display at the Dahlonega Gold Museum State Historic Site in Dahlonega. That's in northeast Georgia. This exhibit is on loan from The National Museum of Patriotism and is part of the largest collection in the world. For more information, you can call 706-864-2257 or visit their website.

Florida State University Flying High Circus
at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain
through August 7, 2009
Every Summer since 1960, the Florida State University "Flying High" Circus has been in residence at Callaway Gardens. The Circus is composed of talented college students who train and perform in the Circus as an extracurricular activity. The top students in the Circus are invited to Summer Adventure each year to perform and to serve as camp counselors. Their daring acrobatic acts keep audiences on the edge of their seats: trapeze acts, juggling routines, balancing acts, tightwire walks and more. For more information, visit the Callaway Gardens website. For more information about Callaway Gardens, check out the Georgia Traveler segment by clicking here.

in the Downtown Historic District in Savannah
Friday, July 24 through Sunday, July 26
ArtSquared Savannah will be a weekend celebration of the arts in Savannah. On Friday evening, City Market will come alive as the Art & Soul of Savannah. The countless galleries will stay open into the evening while you take pleasure in the sights, sounds and tastes of City Market. On Saturday, guests can enjoy a Palette to Palate Gallery Hop throughout the Historic District. At each gallery sample Southern delicacies and wines while enjoying the sounds of jazz and classical music by local musicians. On Sunday, you will be treated to a Gospel Brunch at the Jepson Center featuring Mt. Zion Baptist Church "Voices of Praise." In addition, take a trolley, walking, hearse or many other wonderful tours the city has to offer to round out the cultural experience. For more information, visit the website.

And those are just a few of the events you can find this weekend in Georgia. For more ideas, visit the ExploreGeorgia website operated by our production partners at the Georgia Department of Economic Development.


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