Northside Baptist Church, 1001 N. Jefferson St., will hold a Christmas Extravaganza Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. A nursery will be available. There will be a variety of church choirs, ensembles, soloists and instrumentalists featured. A lover offering will be taken to benefit the Baptist Collegiate Ministries Summer Mission Programs. Everyone is invited and refreshments will follow.
The Old Governor’s Mansion presents its Christmas at the Mansion tours Dec. 3-23. Candlelight tours will feature: Music by Sweet Georgia Sound (Dec. 7), the Milledgeville Singers Guild (Dec. 14), the First Baptist Church Handbell Choir (Dec. 19). On Dec. 11 from 1 to 3:15 p.m. the Max Noah singers will perform in the rotunda.
Milledgeville Main Street introduces Downtown Dollars, gift certificates to support local businesses. They can be purchased in denominations of $5 and can be used at more than 30 locations downtown. They can be purchased in the Main Street office, 127 E. Hancock St. For a list of participating merchants visit the Main Street Facebook.
The 2012 Georgia River of Words exhibition is open and available for viewing from now until early December at the Mary Vinson Memorial Library, 151 S. Jefferson St. River of Words is an international environmental poetry and arts project that is coordinated by Georgia Project WET and the Georgia Center for the Book. For additional information call Sarah Hamil at 478-452-0677 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
The Baldwin County Health Department has flu vaccinations available. For more information contact the Health Department at 478-445-1574.
Tuesday, Dec. 3
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.
12:30 p.m.: Annual Mayor’s Motorcade (M-Day) parade at Central State Hospital campus.
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.
1:30 p.m.: M-Day musical celebration at Central State Hospital auditorium.
5:50-6:30 p.m.: Central State Hospital Local Redevelopment Authority (CSHLRA) presents caroling, photos with Santa and refreshments at Central State Hospital.
5:30-6:30: The Baldwin County Republican Party hosts at meet and greet with Gary Gerrard at the Brown-Stetson-Sanford House, 601 W. Hancock St.
6 p.m.: The County Commission meets in the Baldwin County Courthouse in Room 319.
7 p.m.: The Sweet Georgia Sound Sweet Adeline Chorus meets at St. Peter Claver auditorium in Macon to practice, socialize and sing. It is for women only. 478-335-3010.
7 p.m.: M-Day musical celebration encore performance at Central State Hospital auditorium.
7 p.m.: Georgia College presents “Community Choices, Your Voices” a forum for candidates for U.S. Congressional District 10, in Magnolia Ballroom.