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Southeastern Reptile Rescue

Southeastern Reptile Rescue @ the Library

Come out for this amazing presentation from Southeastern Reptile Rescue.  Unlike any live animal show you've ever seen, reptile expert Jason Clark, is joined on stage by reptiles to cover topics such as snake identification & how to avoid snake bites..  He also tells many of the funny and crazy things that happen during reptile...

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Freedom Fest - 4th of July Celebration

Freedom Fest is a community celebration that will be held on July 4th, at Legion Field Monroe, GA. Bring the whole family for food, music & fireworks! Starts at 6:00 pm and fun wraps up after the spectacular fireworks display after-dark. 

The Event is composed of Free Food, Activities, Music, and Fireworks. Each of the churches has tent...

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Movie Night at the Library-5pm

Join us for another fun Movie Night at the Library!  Fun begins at 5:00 pm.  Movie TBA

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"Shrek the Musical" Skit at the Library

Don't miss OnStage Walton's special presentation of "Shrek The Musical"!  Show begins at 11:00 am.

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Ken Scott Show

Magic Show at the Library

Get ready for magical fun at the Monroe-Walton County Library! Ken Scott has over 20 years of experience, performing over 350 shows a year. He has entertained over a million people with his unique cutting edge programs. Ken is a THREE time winner of the Greater Atlanta Magician of the year award. Free admission. 2:00 pm.

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Diva Camp at McDaniel Tichenor House 7/11-7/14

Diva Camp*

This camp is for girls ages 8 to 12. Monday thru Thursday, July 11-14, 2015 from 9:00 AM-12:00 PM. Activities will include the arts including photography, art class, and dance, personal hygiene including skincare and nails, table etiquette while incorporating history of house, outdoor games, food fun emphasizing nutrition and...

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Parrot Productions

Parrot Productions @ the Library

Don't miss this new show at the Library!  With over 30 years of experience, Parrot Productions provides parrot filled fun to folks of all ages!  FREE admission.  Show begins at 11:00 am.  You can visit their website to meet the birds and learn more about these amazing creatures.

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End of Summer Party @ the Library

Join us as we celebrate the end of summer at the Monroe-Walton Co. Library.  The annual foam party with pizza is the perfect end of summer treat!  Free admission.  11:00 am.

Foam Party 

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Movie At Mill

Movies at the Mill

Movies at the Mill is back and better than ever!

Join us on the front lawn of the Mills on Friday July 29th for a family friendly evening of Food Trucks*, live music, Fun Zone for the Kids and STAR WARS on the HUGE screen for everyone to enjoy!
We promise it's going to be a night you don't want to miss!

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Food Truck Friday

Food Truck Friday is back!!  Friday, July 29th 11:00 am - 2:00 pm for lunch and come back at 6:30 for dinner and Movies at the Mill.  More details on participating trucks coming soon!

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Tams

First Friday Concert Series - The Tams

Concert Line-up for 2016:
May 6 - Retro Vertigo
June 3 - The Brothers of the Road Band
August 5 - The Tams
September 2 - The Swingin' Medallions

7:00 P.M. on Court Street next to the HISTORIC COURTHOUSE LAWN

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VIP tables are available for $150/table (seating for 8), space is limited. Reserve your table online now: 

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First Friday Concert - Swingin’ Medallions

Concert Line-up for 2016:
May 6 - Retro Vertigo
June 3 - The Brothers of the Road Band
August 5 - The Tams
September 2 - The Swingin' Medallions

7:00 P.M. on Court Street next to the HISTORIC COURTHOUSE LAWN

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VIP tables are available for $150/table (seating for 8), space is limited. Reserve your table online now: 

General admission to...

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Ice Skating

Join us for 10 days of ice skating fun in Downtown! Weekend activities include marshmallow roasting, hot chocolate, giant inflatable slide, and a downtown scavenger hunt.  We have lots of skate sizes for rental or you can bring your own. Located at 227 South Broad Street in the parking lot of our new Visitors Center and Monroe Culture & Heritage Museum.





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Memories in Monroe Classic Car Show

Memories in Monroe Classic Car Show is an event is held every year in historic downtown Monroe with participants coming from all over the state of Georgia. All Cars participating in the show will be set up on Court Street, Midland Avenue, and Washington Street near the Historic Walton County Courthouse. Contestants and guests enjoy a special appearance by Sam Memmolo, host of Two Guys Garage on the Speed Channel and the popular radio show Sam’s Garage. Guests also enjoy classic rock and roll music by Cruzin to the Oldies DJ Tommy Landrum. No need to worry about packing a lunch, downtown restaurants are on hand at the food court serving both breakfast and lunch.

2 Super SummerThe Super Summer Kids Activity Fair

The Super Summer Kids Activity Fair is a great springtime opportunity for local businesses, churches and other organizations to come and advertise their summer activities for children. Super Summer is held in conjunction with the opening day of our Farmers Market. 

Farmers MarketThe Monroe Farmers Market

The Monroe Farmers Market is an initiative to encourage citizens to buy fresh, locally grown produce and goods.  The market is operated and comprised by its membership of farmers, growers, artisans and vendors. Our goal is to 1) provide local growers an outlet to showcase and market products; 2) publicize the importance of locally grown products; 3) provide opportunities for presentations and demonstrations related to agriculture, gardening, food safety and preparation; and 4) allow citizens of Monroe and the surrounding area the opportunity to buy healthy, locally grown products to enhance their quality of lifestyle.  Come out and join us each Saturday during the growing season to enjoy some family friendly activities along with shopping your local farmers market!

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First Friday Concert Series

The Summer Concert Series occurs on the First Friday evening of every month from May to September.  There are 6 summer concerts in all. On each of our concert evenings, spectators can come and enjoy the sounds of bands from the likes of Kinchafoonee Cowboys to the Swinging Medallions. There are VIP tables available for our sponsors and for purchase by the general public. There is also plenty of seating on the lawn and on Broad Street, which is closed to traffic for the event. Admission to the concerts if free and is open to all ages. People from all over Walton County and surrounding areas come to enjoy music, food and good times on the Historic Courthouse Lawn.

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Fall Fest

Fall Fest is the official kick off for the Fall Season in Downtown Monroe. Families can come and enjoy a day full of activities, costume contest, games and pony rides for children. Others can walk around and enjoy the change of weather, visiting our local downtown shops, dining in our restaurants, or enjoying live music and entertainment.

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Light Up the Night is an annual event to celebrate the lighting of the trees throughout Downtown Monroe. Businesses stay open late, restaurants are open for dining, local entertainers can be found stationed around the downtown area, and local art is on display as well. This is a great time to get in the mood for the upcoming Holiday season.

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Candlelight Shopping

Candlelight Shopping is a time for shoppers to come and fill their Holiday lists by supporting our local downtown merchants and enjoying later store hours, live music, and appearances by Santa Clause. You’ll find yourself ready for the Holiday season and enjoying your shopping while spending time with us on Thursday evenings.

ParadelogoThe Christmas Parade

The Christmas Parade is a long standing tradition of Downtown Monroe, and no holiday season is complete without it. Parade participants light up Broad Street with classic cars, horses, children’s groups, business floats, marching bands, performing arts groups, and many other things that showcase the vitality of our community! Purchase last year's DVD here

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