Events in Forsyth
Forsyth Forsythia Festival
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.
Come join us on March 14, 2020, as we celebrate music, faith, and our community during a Christian based singing competition. The competition will be held at the First Baptist Church at 7:00 PM. The admission is free. For more information.
The Backlot Players present - Lone Star and Laundry and Bourbon
Texans love to say of their state that “everything is bigger.” Join us for a comedic evening of fun as we visit the Lone Star State and drop in on the ladies and their men for insights on life in the South. No doubt you will come away at least believing the characters are bigger in Texas.
March 27th, 28th, April 3rd, 4th @ 7:30 PM, March 29th, April 5th @ 2:30 PM
2019 Crappie Fishing Tournament
Grab your fishing rods and come on out to High Falls State Park on Saturday, March 16, 2019 from 6:00 AM – 4:00 PM for a park sponsored fishing tournament. The tournament is open to all ages.
For more information.
Georgia Small Business
6th Annual Georgia Small Business ROCK STARS Awards Luncheon – April 20, 2020
The Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta | 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM
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.
Backlot Players present Community Appreciation and 2019-2020 Season Reveal Night
The Backlot Players present the 2019-2020 season with an evening of skits from this upcoming season. We will be treated with a Taste of Forsyth, with hor d’oeuvre from many of our local restaurants.
March 28, 2019, 6:30 PM
The Rose Theater
23 W. Johnston St,
Forsyth, GA 31029
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 11, 2020: King & Queen Contest, Friday, April 17, 2020: Hubbard Day Weekend Celebration Banquet, and Saturday, April 18, 2020: Hubbard Day Parade and Street Dance.
Come out to the park and have a day of fun flying a kite. Celebrate Kite Day. Bring your kite, a picnic basket, and enjoy the park, food vendors, Inflatables and Splash Pad (if weather permits) while you are there.
April 11, 2020, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
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 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM. This event is benefiting The Monroe County Habitat for Humanity. For more information.
Burruss CTC Golf Tournament
Come tee off at Country Club Park on March 22, 2019! Burruss Correctional Training Center is hosting a tournament to benefit the GA Prison Warden’s Assoc. See the flyer below for detailed information.
Registration 8:00 AM Shotgun start 9:00 AM
Concert of the Square
This spring join us on the square for the beginning of the Concerts on the Square. Opening night will showcase the band.
Bring a chair, your family and friends and be prepared to sing and dance the night away.
April 25, 2020, 8:00 PM
Trident Cup NSCA FITASC Grandslam Tour
Join us at the Meadows Gun Club for a great weekend for the Trident Cup Tournament. The Meadows Gun Club is offering shooters 200 Target Super Sporting, 200 Target Sporting, and 200 Target FITASC. All classes deserve a chance to earn awards, so payouts will be guaranteed to HOA, Runner Up, and 3 deep in each class, in ALL events. Guaranteed Payouts will total over $35,000.00. On Point Shotgun Sports will sponsor The Iron Man Challenge, all entrants that participate in each of the three events will automatically be eligible for these awards/payouts. Games will include Make-A-Break and Long Bird with daily payouts. Saturday night will consist of a Top Eight Super Sporting Scores shoot off and a social event with food and drinks. Don’t be left behind.
April 30, 2020 – May 3, 2020
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.
April 25, 2020, 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
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 12:00 PM and 6:00 PM. and see what delicious goodies you find! For information, contact Forsyth Mainstreet at 478-994-7747.
High Falls Triathlon
The High Falls State Park Triathlon sponsored by Friends of High Falls State Park combines the challenges of a trail run, limited traffic for a bike ride on paved country roads and a beautiful lake paddle.
May 18, 2019, 8:00 AM High Falls State Park – 76 High Falls Park Dr., Jackson, GA 30233
Concert on the Square -
Every summer, enjoy a concert in Forsyth’s historic downtown square. This event is family-friendly and features music of all kinds. Don’t forget to bring your dancing shoes! Did we mention that this event is free?
May 2, 2020, 8:00 PM
7th Annual Kids Fishing Rodeo
The Kids Fishing Event is hosted by the Georgia Dept of Corrections. It is designed to introduce the younger generation to the sport of fishing. The event is open to all children, ages 15 and under. You will be fishing for catfish. Some equipment and bait will be provided. Please feel free to bring your own gear. R.S.V.P. Jeannene Woodruff 478-992-5997 or email [email protected]
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.
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 9, 2019, to Monday, May 13, 2019, at the SRIM Center. For more information.
The Backlot Players presents - Crimes of the Heart
This Comedy is set in Hazelhurst, Mississippi, where the three Magrath sisters have gathered to await news of the family patriarch, their grandfather, who is living out his last hours at a local hospital. Lenny, the oldest sister, is unmarried at thirty and facing diminishing marital prospects; Meg, the middle sister, who quickly outgrew Hazelhurst, is back after a failed singing career on the West Coast; while Babe, the youngest, is out on bail having shot her husband in the stomach. Their troubles, grave, and yet, somehow, hilarious, are highlighted by their priggish cousin, Chick and by the awkward young lawyer who tries to keep Babe out of jail, while helpless not to fall in love with her. In the end, the play is the story of how its young characters escape the past to seize the future.
May 8th, 9th, 15h, 16th, [email protected] 7:30 PM, May 10th,17th @ 2:30 PM
OCMULGEE RIVER WATER TRAIL
Are you a kayaking enthusiast? Brave the rapids, or just coast the calm waters of the Ocmulgee River. Ocmulgee Water Trail invites you to enjoy the water hiking experience of a lifetime.