A staycation – a vacation you take in your own city or that unique small town – might be exactly what you need. An opportunity to try that different restaurant, wander through nature, shop local, stay in a B & B, and just find something new to fall in love with.
1. Book a Room
Unwind with an escape to Dublin Farm Bed and Breakfast in one of the cozy little suites nestled in the countryside. Continue with fine dining, on-site 5-course meal at Ristorante da Maria open every Friday and Saturday at 7 PM.
2. Shop, Shop, and Shop
Travel to downtown and check out that cute little boutique you’ve always wanted to go in but never had the time. Blush Boutique offers an array of boutique dresses, jewelry, accessories, and shoes that will color your wardrobe happy. While you’re there step inside The Exchange, Mint, Smiths Jewelers, or Strickland’s Boots, whatever your style, I’m sure you’ll find it in downtown Dublin.
3. Eat Local
Sample one of Dublin’s unique award-winning restaurants.
Company Supply adds a modern twist to traditional Southern dishes. Their dishes are all natural, hormone & antibiotic free, and sourced locally and organic when available to ensure the best quality flavor.
4. Nature Getaway
Pitch a tent, throw a line, boat, bird
5. Trace Your Roots
Dig deep and trace your heritage. Dublin Laurens County Library Heritage Center strives to collect, preserve, and make accessible genealogical and historical information available to you. Who knows, you may have a lot of Irish blood and kin folk that live right
6. Paint Party
Show your artistic side on Thursday, February 21st at
7. Valentine’s Ball
9. Fired Up
Get fired up in Dublin, GA during the St. Patrick’s Pig in the Park BBQ Championship on March 1st and 2nd at the Market on Madison with live music featuring hot #GeorgiaMusic with
10. Irish Pride
Get those Irish eyes smiling as hundreds of floats take to Jackson Street and Bellevue Avenue for the ultimate celebration of Irish pride on
11. Give It a Name
Help name Dublin, Georgia’s new facility that will feature a pool, lazy river, 2 water slides, kiddie pool and a splash pad. If your name is chosen, you will receive an annual season pass. Deadline is March 1st. Please submit your recommended name to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to City of Dublin, Attention: Artiffany Stanley, P.O. Box 690, Dublin, GA 31040.
Stand in ovation and uplift your spirits as Babbie Mason takes center stage at 4 PM on Sunday, March 24th at the Dublin High School Auditorium. Dublin Laurens Black History Festival Community Committee at 478-304-1139 or 478-697-7858 for advanced tickets for $25 or at the door for $30.
13. Antique Vendor
Shop till you drop under the majestic magnolias! The Spring Market will be held on Saturday, April 13th at The Shoppes on Bellevue offering Vintage and Antique or Handcrafted items. If you are interested in becoming a vendor call 478-353-7680 for an application.
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