The Old Governor’s Mansion will feature Civil War era exhibits and lectures throughout October and November. “What We Wore on our Heads: An Exhibition of Civil War Era Headwear” will be on display from Oct. 1 - Nov. 2. “Lincoln: the Constitution and the Civil War” will be on display Oct. 2 - Nov. 15. “Out the Change the World: The Life and Works of John Oliver Killins” will be featured at the Sallie Ellis Davis House from Oct. 3 - 30. “Picket’s Charge: A Novel” will be presented by Charles McNair Oct. 26 at 6 p.m.Tri-County EMC is hosting a design contest Oct. 1 - Nov. 8 for its 2013 Christmas Card. Students grades Kindergarten through fifth who live in a household served by Tri-County EMC may enter. For more information visit www.tri-countyemc.com.
Allied Arts will host the exhibition Speaking Highly of the South by Stan Strickland from Oct. 6 - Nov. 15.
Refreshments will follow. For information call Therry Deal, 706-473-9775.
The Baldwin County School System will have the first of three Parent Advisory Council meetings Oct. 15 at Eagle Ridge in Room 205. For more information contact Jacquelyn Bailey at 478-457-3344 or 478-363-3531.
Cub Scout Pack No. 325 and New Beginning Church of Christ, 325 Highway 49 W, invite everyone to a Fall Festival from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 19. There will be games, free food, a yard sale, pre-winter vehicle check for women (beginning at 8:30). For more information contact the Rev. Mary Thomas at 478-456-6056 or Sister Sue Pearson at 478-456-6676.
The Bicycling Club of Milledgeville will hold its second annual Deep Roots Charity Bike Ride beginning at 9 a.m. at the Central State Hospital Pecan Grove. Registration begins at 9 a.m. The five-mile Family Fun Ride is free to all participants, but the longer routes cost $40 per entrant. For more information contact Ride Director Tom Glover at email@example.com or visit www.mvillebikes.com.
NSDAR will host a 50th anniversary Commemorative Event honoring those who served in the Vietnam War Oct. 20 from 3-4 p.m. at the Birdsong Recreation Center of the Georgia War Veteran’s Home, 2249 Vinson Highway, Ga. Highway 112 S. The speaker will be Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Thomas Greer.
The Oconee Regional Symphony Orchestra will perform a free concert, Piano Passion, on Oct. 20 at 5 p.m. at Russell Auditorium.
A Harvest Festival and Petting Zoo will be held on Oct. 27 starting at 9:45 a.m. at New Vision COGIC, 941 Dunlap Road. There will be food and prizes.
Tractor Supply Company is announcing the launch of PetVet Clinic - an easy, affordable and convenient way to protect your pet by providing all of its vaccination needs. For information about clinic dates and times visit www.petvet.pawsplus.com or contact the Milledgeville Tractor Supply store.
Salvation Army needs volunteers for bell ringers this holiday season. For more information contact Millie Day at 478-452-7511.
Court Appointed Special Advocates is seeking volunteers for its Fall training. If interested call 478-452-9170, visit ocmulgeecasa.org or contact Lori Muggridge at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Baldwin County Health Department has flu vaccinations available. For more information contact the Health Department at 478-445-1574.
Wednesday, Oct. 16
7:30 a.m.: Lake Oconee Promise Keepers meets at The River of Life center on Scott Road. Jack Minchey 706-473-0431.
10 a.m.: The American Legion “Davis Watson” Post 237, Hardwick, meets in the Birdsong Recreation Building at the Georgia War Veterans Home, 2249 Vinson Hwy. S.E. All Legion members are urged to attend. For more information call John W. Griffin, Sixth District Commander at 478-453-0295.
10:30 a.m.-noon: Free computer classes for seniors will be held at the Senior Citizens Center in Baldwin County.
10:30 a.m.: VIP, a support group for visually impaired persons, meets at the First Presbyterian Church, 210 S. Wayne St. 478-452-1444.
Noon: The Oconee Regional Medical Center Inc. and the Oconee Regional Health Systems Inc. Board of Directors will hold their Human Resources Committee meeting in the Administrative Suite Board Room.
Noon: Milledgeville Exchange Club meets at the Milledgeville Country Club.
1 p.m.: Falun Gong exercise class will be held at Central City Park (formerly Bonner Park) free of charge. Cultivate mind and body with five sets of easy-to-learn exercises good for all ages and all physical conditions. For more information call 478-453-4241.
5 p.m.: The Central State Hospital Local Redevelopment Authority meets in City Council Chambers at City Hall.
6 p.m.: The Oconee Regional Medical Center/Oconee Regional Health Systems, Inc. Board meets in the Administrative Suite Board Room.