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Date Event Name & Description Location
April
5

Sunset Auction Company

Located in Thomson, Georgia, Sunset Auction Company, Inc. Is one of the area's leading estate auctioneers.

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Sunset Auction Company
1449 Washington Road.
Thomson, Georgia 30824


(706) 361-0583

Get Directions

 

4:30 p.m.

April
8
Create a Fish Kite
Create a Chinese kite. These colorful kites are beautiful and provide entertainment for kids of all ages. $1 donation $5 parking. 706-541-0321.

Mistletoe State Park 

3725 Mistletoe Road

Appling, GA 30802

 

1 PM to 2:30 PM

 

For more info: 706-541-0321

April
19
Baskets, Eggs and Rabbits
Tons of FunAges 3 - 10 will create their own Easter baskets then go on a egg scavenger hunt looking for clues through the woods. We will finish with the 4-H Bunny Club sharing their rabbits. $2 plus $5 parking.

Mistletoe State Park 

3725 Mistletoe Road

Appling, GA 30802

 

1 PM to 2:30 PM

 

For more info: 706-541-0321

May
TBA
5K Run - Stay tuned for more info!

Thomson-McDuffie Chamber of Commerce

149 Main St

Thomson, GA 30824

 

(706) 597-1000

May
3

Sunset Auction Company

Located in Thomson, Georgia, Sunset Auction Company, Inc. Is one of the area's leading estate auctioneers.

View the auction calendar

Sunset Auction Company
1449 Washington Road.
Thomson, Georgia 30824


(706) 361-0583

Get Directions

May
10

Blind Willie McTell Blues Festival

Tickets are on sale NOW!!

 

Los Lobos

Jaimoe’s Jasssz Band

St Paul and the Broken Bones

The Campbell Brothers

Tony Furtado
Sugar Ray & the Bluetones


Stagecoach Rd

Thomson, GA 30824

Get Directions

$30 in advance

$40 at the gate

 

Buy Tickets Online

(803) 278-4849


www.blindwillie.com

May
17
Come Fly A Kite
Join us in the picnic area to celebrate Miltary Day by flying a kite. Don't have a kite? We will have kites available for $3. $5 parking.

Mistletoe State Park 

3725 Mistletoe Road

Appling, GA 30802

 

1 PM to 2:30 PM

 

For more info: 706-541-0321

May
24
Patriotic Bicycle and Golf Cart Parade
Celebrate Memorial Day in the campground with a bicycle and golf cart parade. Show your American pride by decorating your bike or golf cart and participating in the celebration. Or, vote for your favorite decorated bike or golf cart. $5 parking.

Mistletoe State Park 

3725 Mistletoe Road

Appling, GA 30802

 

1 PM to 2:30 PM

 

For more info: 706-541-0321

Jun-Sep
TBA
Farmers Market - Stay tuned for more info!

Journal Street

Thomson GA 30824

June
7

Sunset Auction Company

Located in Thomson, Georgia, Sunset Auction Company, Inc. Is one of the area's leading estate auctioneers.

View the auction calendar

Sunset Auction Company
1449 Washington Road.
Thomson, Georgia 30824


(706) 361-0583

Get Directions

 

4:30 p.m.

June
9-10

Bicycle Ride Across Georgia

Thomson is proud to be a overnight stay for the 2014 BRAG event! Stay tuned for more plans!

 
June
12-14

McCorkles Giant Plant Sale

Twice annually, McCorkles opens their doors to the general public for this Giant Plant Sale. This is your opportunity to select from thousands of discounted plants in 1-15 gallon sizes. Plan to come early and get your new plants while supplies last! We’ll see you there!

McCorkle Nurseries
5936 Mattie Harrison Road,
Dearing, GA 30808

 

Thursday & Friday:
8:00 am to 4:00 pm.


Saturday:
8:00 am to 3:00 pm.

July
12

Sunset Auction Company

Located in Thomson, Georgia, Sunset Auction Company, Inc. Is one of the area's leading estate auctioneers.

View the auction calendar

 

Sunset Auction Company
1449 Washington Road.
Thomson, Georgia 30824


(706) 361-0583

Get Directions

 

4:30 p.m.

August
2

Sunset Auction Company

Located in Thomson, Georgia, Sunset Auction Company, Inc. Is one of the area's leading estate auctioneers.

View the auction calendar

Sunset Auction Company
1449 Washington Road.
Thomson, Georgia 30824


(706) 361-0583

Get Directions

 

4:30 p.m.

September
6

Sunset Auction Company

Located in Thomson, Georgia, Sunset Auction Company, Inc. Is one of the area's leading estate auctioneers.

View the auction calendar

Sunset Auction Company
1449 Washington Road.
Thomson, Georgia 30824


(706) 361-0583

Get Directions

 

4:30 p.m.

September
TBA

McCorkles Giant Plant Sale

Twice annually, McCorkles opens their doors to the general public for this Giant Plant Sale. This is your opportunity to select from thousands of discounted plants in 1-15 gallon sizes. Plan to come early and get your new plants while supplies last! We’ll see you there!

McCorkle Nurseries
5936 Mattie Harrison Road,
Dearing, GA 30808

 

 

October
4

Sunset Auction Company

Located in Thomson, Georgia, Sunset Auction Company, Inc. Is one of the area's leading estate auctioneers.

View the auction calendar

Sunset Auction Company
1449 Washington Road.
Thomson, Georgia 30824


(706) 361-0583

Get Directions

 

4:30 p.m.

October
11-12
Pine Top Farm Horse Trials
An "equestrian triathlon", these events involve working with a horse both on the flat and over fences. The three phases are: dressage, endurance (or cross-country), and show jumping. Eventing has now evolved into an exciting sport attracting interest from all levels of sports enthusiasts, from weekend hobby riders to professional international stars.

Pine Top Farm
1393 Augusta Road
Thomson, Georgia 30824

 

706-449-2029

 

pinetopeventing@gmail.com

October
11

Fall Off Main Festival

Artisan Craft Market - Music - Food
Car Show - Kids Activities - 5K Run

Thomson-McDuffie Chamber of Commerce

149 Main St

Thomson, GA 30824

 

(706) 597-1000

November
1

Belle Meade Hunt Opening Meet

Ride along on a Tally-ho wagon for what is likely the largest opening day meet of any fox hunt in the world, riding through the historic sites and beautiful rolling countryside of McDuffie County, following hunters and hounds on a simulated fox hunt. This is truly an unforgettable McDuffie County tradition!

4018 Wrightsboro Rd.

Thomson, GA 30824

Located 2 hrs east of Atlanta and 30 minutes west of Augusta off I-20. Take exit 172, and travel north, turn left on Stagecoach Rd, and left on Wrightsboro Rd.

November
1

Sunset Auction Company

Located in Thomson, Georgia, Sunset Auction Company, Inc. Is one of the area's leading estate auctioneers.

View the auction calendar

Sunset Auction Company
1449 Washington Road.
Thomson, Georgia 30824


(706) 361-0583

Get Directions

 

4:30 p.m.

November
29-30

Thanksgiving Horse Trials

Horse trials (or eventing) is an equestrian event where a single horse and rider combination compete against other combinations across the three disciplines of dressage, cross-country, and show jumping.

Pine Top Farm
1393 Augusta Road
Thomson, Georgia 30824


(706) 449-2029

December
4
City Of Thomson Christmas Tree Lighting

Thomson Depot

111 Railroad Street

Thomson, GA 30824

December
6
Christmas Tour of Homes

Thomson-McDuffie Chamber of Commerce

149 Main St

Thomson, GA 30824

 

(706) 597-1000

December
6
City of Thomson Christmas Parade

Main Street

Thomson GA 30824

 

 


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