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Oconee Regional Symphony Orchestra Prepares for it’s First Season

Oconee Regional Symphony Orchestra Prepares for it’s First Season

The Oconee Regional Symphony Orchestra is hard at work preparing for it’s very first performing season.  The orchestra based out of Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville is under the direction of Dr. Victor Vallo and features concert master Dr. Dan Auerbach.

The Orchestra features players from all areas of Middle Georgia...from as far away as Macon and Sandersville.  The Orchestra’s first public performance will be on October 16th at Russell Auditorium on the campus ot Georgia College and State University.

Members are still being recruited for the Orchestra.  

Contact Dr. Victor Vallo through the Georgia College and State University Music Department for an audition.

Red Cross of Central Ga. Deploys for Hurricane Irene

The Red Cross of Central Georgia moves volunteers, vehicles and supplies in order to respond to what is predicted to be the largest storm to hit the East Coast in more than 70 years.

Photos: A watch on the beaches in Jacksonville.

That's according to a Red Cross news release.

 

A hurricane watch has been issued for the North Carolina coast and the Red Cross has opened shelters in the state as evacuation orders go into effect.

In addition, more than 200 Red Cross mobile feeding vehicles are heading towards the coast to help people in the path of the storm, the release says.

Davis-Fair Golf Scramble

The scramble takes place October 1.

Registration is now open!

Call Virginia at (478) 319-5461 or Sandy at (478) 945-3486 for more info. Line up your teammates and save the date!

Submit your property as a film location

You can submit your Georgia property as a possible film location.

Some guidelines from Georgia.org's website:

 

1. Please include only one location per submission.  Multiple sites on a single property (such as a private home with a nice lake) are acceptable. 

 

Christian Book Club Starts in Various Counties

For anyone interested, and you live in Bleckley County, Dodge County, Pulaski County, Twiggs - the book club meets Saturday, September 10 from 10:30 until noon.

Books to be discussed will be fiction and the club is being sponsored by the Internet Cafe. We will be meeting the second Saturday of every month at different locations

This is for men and women.

Books to be discussed will be fiction and the club is being sponsored by the Internet Cafe.

Meetings take place the second Saturday of every month at different locations, but this Saturday will be the initial meeting.

The first book will be chosen at the first meeting.

Books will not cost members more than $7 and must be paid for when ordering.

Call (478)230-9035 or (478)934-2994 for more information or e-mail rlhg4@bellsouth.net

Country Singer Blake Shelton to Perform at the Fair

Country Singer Blake Shelton to Perform at the Fair

A statewide favorite returns to Perry in October: The Georgia National Fair.

This year, the fair features country star Blake Shelton in concert on October 8 at 7:30 p.m.

The JaneDear girls open for Shelton.

You can buy tickets online starting August 27 at 9 a.m. Tickets are $30, and include fair admission when purchased in advance.

The fair is set for October 6-16 this year.

3-Day Paddle Event Celebrates Ocmulgee River Blue Way

 

The Georgia Canoeing Association and The Georgia Conservancy hosts a 3-day Fall Paddle on the Ocmulgee River from October 7 through 9 in Hawkinsville.

You can participate in one of the days or all three days.

The event serves to promote the nwe 54-mile Ocmulgee River Blue Way from Twiggs County to Pulaski County.

Paddles launch at Miles Branch Landing at the Hawkinsville Pulaski County Riverfront Park on S. Jackson St. in Hawkinsville.

For more information, call Marie at (404) 202-9546 or Chuck at 478-892-5489.