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Happenings in Middle Georgia & Beyond 4th of July Events

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 Happenings in Middle Georgia and Beyond

Including 4th of July events around the state and free family fun in middle Ga.

Keeping you informed of What’s Happening On and Off The Beaten Path in Middle Georgia and beyond.

July in Georgia Events.intelligentdomestications.com

4th of July Events 

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Home Depot Free Workshop Ages 5-12; Learn to Build a Minions Scooter Sat. July 4th 9am-Noon Registration is required. Classes available in Macon, W.R., Thomaston and Griffin.

Lowe’s Build & Grow

These free kids clinics fill up fast so register early! Included are a free apron, goggles, patch and more.

Bass Pro Shops

Bass Pro Shops Family Summer Camp

Family Summer Camp dates are June 27-July 26 2015. Events are all free and include; crafts, workshops, BB shooting range, casting challenge and shooting arcade. All events occur at certain times, check your local store for times.

July 4-5 only there is a free catch & release pond with photo download.

Dauset Trails Nature Center

360 Mt. Vernon Rd. Jackson, Ga. A private, non-profit nature center with Wildlife, trails and family fun for FREE!  Explore a 19th century style working farm and see goats, pigs, cows, a mule, donkey and lots of chickens. Also featured at the farm is a blacksmith shop, cane syrup mill and cooking areas, country store, chicken coop, tenant house, and a smoke house.

Museum of Aviation

GA Hwy 247 & Russell Parkway, Warner Robins, GA 31088. FREE!

Get a FREE parking pass for an Georgia State Park at your local library. Go HERE for more information.

kidsbowlfree_logoKids Bowl Free in Georgia Sites Registration is required. Registered Kids receive 2 Free Bowling Games per day! That’s just awesome! Go HERE for Kids Free Bowling in your state.

Look for more Free events in the city listings below


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2015 Georgia Cycling Grand Prix July 22-26

Georgia 400 Hospitality Highway Century (Registration ends July 5th)

2015 Road Race Cycling Championship July 11th. City of White, Ga.

Ga. Cup July 18th



Andersonville National Historic Site began as a stockade built about 18 months before the end of the U.S. Civil War to hold Union Army prisoners captured by Confederate soldiers. Today, Andersonville National Historic Site comprises three distinct components: the former site of Camp Sumter military prison, the Andersonville National Cemetery, and the National Prisoner of War Museum, which opened in 1998 to honor all U.S. prisoners of war in all wars.



Atlanta Street Food Festival July 11th Noon until 10 pm at Piedmont Park


Rock Ranch

The Rock Ranch . Check the calendar for open dates when planning your trip to The Rock Ranch.

Fun in the Summer Open Dates:

  • Mon. – Sat. July 6 – July 11
  • Mon. – Sat. July 13 – July 18
  • Mon. – Sat. July 20 – July 25
  • Open Times: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


SAM Shortline Excursion

Ride in air-conditioned, 1949 vintage train cars. (Admission applies. Call 229-410-7937 for group reservations and rates).

Peanut Express (5.5 hrs.) Take a tourist train ride through southern Georgia.  Visit the large collection of telephones in Leslie at the Rural Telephone Museum (Train ticket includes FREE admission to the museum). Then travel west to Plains for some delightful peanut treats.

  • July 10th

Watermelon Express Train Ride (5hrs.35mins.) Enjoy this ride from our Downtown Cordele Depot to Historic Plains, the small Georgia town made famous by President Jimmy Carter.

  • July 17th, 25th & 31.

Thronateeska Limited (5 hrs. 30 mins.) After a short ride through the Sumter County countryside, we deboard in the small town of Leslie, home of the 200,000 square foot Georgia Rural Telephone Museum. Train tickets include FREE admission to the museum, where you will explore the largest collection of antique telephones and telephone memorabilia in the world. You will also see numerous antique vehicles and even a working cathedral pipe organ.

  • July 24

Presidential Flyer Train Ride (6 hrs. 25 mn.) Riding in air-conditioned, 1949 vintage train cars, you will travel from Georgia Veterans State Park, across Lake Blackshear to Plains, Archery and back. Explore President Jimmy Carter’s boyhood farm, go shopping and sample peanut butter treats.

  • July 11


Georgia Mountain Fair July 17-25


The Village at Indian Springs

Indian Springs State Park, 678 Lake Clark Road, Flovilla, GA 30216


braggjam-posterMacon’s Bragg Jam Festival is July 25th!

Mulberry Market Every Wednesday 3:30- 6:30 at Tattnall Park

Living History Map. Explore the Living History Map managed by the Historic Macon Foundation. Explore a few of Macon’s most important historic places.

Douglas Theatre. 355 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. (478) 742-2000.

Ocmulgee National Monument

Museum of Arts & Sciences

  • First Saturday: Free Admission sponsored by MedCen Foundation/Navicent Health

Lake Tobesofkee Sandy Beach Water Park COMING SOON!

Pine Mountain

Callaway Gardens

Wild Animal Safari

Open daily at 10 am, closing times vary. 1300 Oak Grove Road, Pine Mountain, GA 31822

Roosevelt’s Little White House

Warner Robins

Museum of Aviation located at GA. Hwy 247 at Russell Parkway is open daily 9 am-5 pm with Free Admission.

International City Farmer’s Market Thursday’s 1-6 pm at Perkin’s Park.


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F.D. Roosevelt State Park. ($5 parking)


Family Friendly Roadtrip Car Games

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    1. I imagine you can get a free parking pass in your state too Melinda! Check the website for your state parks/call the local library to find out. Admission to the park is actually Free so having free parking also equals Win Win!

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