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. Mate Masie: “What I Hear I Keep” will be featured at the Sallie Ellis Davis House from Oct. 2 - 30. “Picket’s Charge: A Novel” will be presented by Charles McNair Oct. 26 at 6 p.m.
Allied Arts will host the exhibition Speaking Highly of the South by Stan Strickland from Oct. 6 - Nov. 15. A reception from 1-3 p.m. will be held Oct. 6.
The annual Nunn-Wheeler Cemetery Day will be held at the Nunn-Wheeler Cemetery in Wilkinson County on Oct. 6. Please come and bring a picnic lunch to enjoy around 12:30 p.m. Everyone who would like to attend is welcome including past donors, new donors and community members. Contact Rodney Stone for more information or to make a donation, 478-946-3226.
A Lake Sinclair Clean-Up Day will be held Oct. 9 from 7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.. Volunteer assignment will be given out at Georgia Power Company Plant Branch, 1100 Milledgeville Highway. Contact Regina Linch, 706-484-7206; Guerry Brooks, 706-485-8704 Ext. 2; and Sandra Hudson, 706-485-8704 Ext. 3.
CGTC will offer a Soils Education Seminar on Oct. 9 for a fee of $99. The seminar will be taught by Thomas Macfie of Soil Science Inc. For more information contact Brent Rosencrantz at 478-445-2307.
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.
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 email@example.com.
The Baldwin County Health Department has flu vaccinations available. For more information contact the Health Department at 478-445-1574.
Tuesday, Oct. 8
10:30 a.m.: A Senior Olympic badminton club will be held at the Baldwin County Recreation Department gym.
11 a.m.-1 p.m.: Cafe Central is open every Tuesday at Freedom Church in Milledgeville. A free meal will be served to everyone who comes. For information on volunteering call 478-453-4400.
11 a.m.: The public is invited to attend a weekly meeting at the Collins P. Lee Center at 237 Harrisburg Road to discuss plans for the Lucille Harris Community Garden and Solomon Harris Walking Trail, as well as to hear updates about efforts by the Parks & Recreation Dept., Milledgeville Community Garden Association, Baldwin Family Connection and the Habitat for Humanity Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative. For more information contact the Wards at 478-453-2565 or Barbara Vann at 478-452-5726.
12:30 p.m.: The Eatonton Duplicate Bridge Club, an official member of the American Contract Bridge League, meets at the Plaza Arts Center, 305 N. Madison Ave. in Eatonton. For more information contact Betty Roper at 706-467-3079.
12:45 p.m.: The Milledgeville Kiwanis Club meets at the Milledgeville Country Club. Visitors are welcome to the program and to lunch with a club sponsor.
3-5 p.m.: Digital Bridges Open Computer Clinic is open in the Knight Community Innovation Center, 127 W. Hancock St. Work station availability is limited. The clinic is designed to teach basic skills to adult beginning computer users. Participants may come with specific questions or for general knowledge. For more information call 478-387-0254 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your slot or to volunteer.
3-6 p.m.: The Milledgeville Marketplace Farmers Market is held at 222 E. Hancock Street in Downtown Milledgeville (next to the Golden Pantry). Free parking available. Call 478-414-4014 for information.
5:30 p.m.: The Baldwin County Board of Education meets at the board administrative building, 110 N. ABC Drive.
6 p.m.: The Faith Hope and Love Cancer Support Group for Women meets at BoJo's. The meeting is open to cancer patients and survivors. Carolyn Minshew 478-453-7434 or email@example.com; Laverne Dalton 706-485-0453 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
6:30 p.m.: The Old Capital Car Club meets at IHOP, 2598 N. Columbia St., for dinner followed by the meeting at 7:30 p.m. All auto enthusiasts are invited to attend. 478-453-7098 or 478-453-0295.
6:30 p.m.: Milledgeville City Council meets at City Hall.
7 p.m.: The Sweet Georgia Sound Sweet Adeline Chorus meets at St. Peter Claver Auditorium to practice, socialize and sing. It is for women only. 478-932-5387.