We kick off the beautiful spring season with one of the most exciting events of the year: The Forsythia Festival. This free, family-friendly event takes place the second weekend of March in downtown Forsyth. Activities include a two-day arts and crafts show, children’s fair, 5K and one-mile fun run, sporting tournaments, live entertainment, and more.
Hubbard Day Celebration
Celebrate the invaluable contributions of William M. Hubbard. Commemorate African American achievement, both of those who came before us and our future generations. The events for this celebration are as follows; Saturday, April 13, 2019: King & Queen Contest, Friday, April 19, 2019: Hubbard Day Weekend Celebration Banquet, and Saturday, April 20,2019: Hubbard Day Parade and Street Dance.
Georgia Small Business Week
5th Annual Georgia Small Business ROCK STARS Awards Luncheon – March 18, 2019
The Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta | 11am – 1:30pm
Join us for this year’s celebration as we honor this Georgia’s newest Small Business ROCK STARS.
Small Business Development Centers – All throughout February and March
Join us on May 5-11,2019 we will provide training, learning opportunities and other services for small businesses and entrepreneurs throughout Georgia.
Come join us at the park for a day of fun and Kite Flying.
TA TA BANG BANG!
Shoot on over to Meadows Gun Club (1064 Rumble Rd Forsyth, GA 31029) on Saturday, April 13,2019 for TA TA Bang Bang! Participate in the Lewis Class Competition opened to EVERYONE with TWO Flight times: 10 am and 2 pm. LOADED Dinner Auction & Raffle follows at 6pm featuring the Low Country Boil!
Registration is at 8:30 am. See website for complete details.
Burruss CTC Golf Tournament
Come tee off at Country Club Park on April 20th! Burruss Correctional Training Center is hosting a tournament to benefit the GA Prison Warden’s Assoc. See the flyer below for detailed information.
Autism Awareness Festival
The Autism Awareness Festival, sponsored by Anchor of Hope Foundation, is held on the last Saturday in April. It is a day of promoting community awareness, inclusion, and education about disability, while providing a place to foster friendships and show families facing developmental disability love and support. The festival includes a resource/craft fair, kids play area, 5K trail race, family fun run, local and professional entertainment, and food vendors.
Sixth Annual Kids Fishing Rodeo
On May 5th from 9am – 12pm the Georgia Department of Corrections will once again host the Kids Fishing Rodeo. Catch some catfish and win prizes. The event will be held at 300 Patrol Rd off exit 186 of I-75. See the flyer below for contact information.
Come join an evening of laughter and fun at The Rose Theater as The Backlot Players presents this biblical comedy by Neil Simon. For more information and show times please
Paddle the Forks
Forsyth-Monroe County Sports Hall of Fame Banquet
Support and honor our local athletes at the Monroe County Conference Center on June 15th,2019 at 6:30 PM.
More information available at the link below.
Forsyth Farmers Market
North Jackson St.
Forsyth, GA 31029
Every Friday beginning in May and lasting until October, purchase fresh fruits, vegetables, honey, dairy, homemade soap, and natural and organic goods from local farmers at the Forsyth Farmers Market. Stop by anytime between noon and 6 p.m. and see what delicious goodies you find! For information, contact Forsyth Mainstreet at 478.994.7747 or visit the website.
Chandi Saptashati Homa Including Ati Rudram
You are cordially invited to come and experience 5-days of untold blessings and grace on May 15th-19th, 2019. All are welcome as the Maha Kailasam is brought to the SRIM Center. For more information visit the website
Unmasking Homelessness Masquerade Ball
Come join us at The Monroe County Conference Center for good music, fun and New Orleans style food and drinks! This event will take place on April 13, 2019 from 7pm-11pm. For more information visit the website
Come join us on March 9, 2019, as we celebrate music, faith, and our community during a Christian based singing competition. The competition will be held at First Baptist Church at 7pm. The admission is free. For more information visit the website
2019 Crappie Fishing Tournament
Grab your fishing rods and come on out to High Falls State Park on Saturday, March 16, 2019 from 6am-4pm for a park sponsored fishing tournament. The tournament is open to all ages.
For more information visit the website
Rudram Meditation Retreat
Immerse yourself in the inner world of meditation in the presence of Her Holiness, Amma Sri Karunamayi, in this five day retreat. The retreat begins on Thursday May 9th to Monday May 13th at the SRIM Center. For more information visit the website
The Monroe County Fine Arts Center
Come join us as we kick off The Forsythia Festival with The Lettermen Live in Concert on Monday, March 1st from 7pm-9pm.