McDonough, Georgia is honored to host the 2015 Miss Georgia USA and Miss Georgia Teen USA Pageant, November 20-22, 2014, at the Henry County Performing Arts Center. Tickets can be purchased at the McDonough Welcome Center. For more information on the pageant, click here.
The annual Scarecrow Contest is always a hit for local businesses and visitors to downtown McDonough. Stop in and VOTE for your favorite at the McDonough Welcome Center, October 1 – 31, 2014!
Don’t miss the Spirits of McDonough City Cemetery Tour, October 25-26, at Richard Craig Park in downtown McDonough, GA. Purchase City Cemetery Tour tickets from McDonough Arts at any Moye’s Pharmacy. For additional information on the tours, contact Judy Neal at 404.660.3813.
SEPTEMBER 20, 2014 10:00AM – 4:00PM Car Show and Festival – All makes and models welcome! Food | Music | Raffle | Door Prizes | Vendor Expo | Arts & Crafts
Heritage Park: 101 Lake Dow Road, McDonough, GA 30253
Proceeds benefitting The Veterans Museum at Heritage Park in McDonough, GA
Entry fee $25 ($5 discount for Veterans and active duty military w/ ID)
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
9am – 12pm Registration 12 – 2pm Judging 3 – 4pm Awards Presentation **Schedule subject to change.
For more information, contact Robert 678.764.9740 or Jim 404.831.9740.
Car Show Registration
Help commemorate the 150th anniversary of Kilpatrick’s raid, August 20-23, 2014, at Nash Farm Battlefield. This living history event is being hosted by Henry County Parks and Recreation, Friends of Nash Farm, and the Georgia Civil War Commission.
There will be both union and confederate camp sites, cavalry and artillery demonstrations, a review of the troops, and a recreation of Colonel Minty’s famous sabre charge. There will be a formal military ball where both union and confederates will call a truce.
The highlight of the event will be the unveiling of a monument to the soldiers of both sides who made the ultimate sacrifice. The events begin on Friday at 0900 HRS (9 A.M.) and will culminate on Sunday and will culminate on Sunday at 1400 HRS.
For the full event schedule, click here.