Cozy sweaters. Pumpkin spice. Hunting. Crunchy leaves. Winter squash. Fuzzy slippers. A favorite book. Y’all can wait for the temperature to drop if you want. We’re going ahead and embracing all the warm fuzzies of Fall in Dublin GA this week and all through October.
1. Warm Up
Grab the gals and head to Stubbs Park Activity Building’s Dance Studio for a great cardio workout and learn hot new moves to burn up the dance floor during Zumba. Taught by Natalia Chavis & Donella Peacock, get moving each Monday from 6 PM to 7 PM and Tuesday and Thursday 6:30- 7:30 pm for only $5.00 per class.
2. Dig It
Curl up with a mug of cider and a good book as Laurens County Library offers Teen Book Group on Tuesday, September 26th from 5 PM to 6:30 PM, then dig into Fall Vegetable Gardening on Thursday, September 28th from 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM with tips for growing all the flavors of Fall like butternut squash, pumpkins, and broccoli.
3. Bag It
It’s time for the annual donning of CAMO!!!!
Go hunt during these scheduled hunts:
- Now through October 6th: Small game hunting at River Bend WMA
- Now through October 6th: Archery Deer Hunting at River Bend WMA
- Now through September 29th: Firearms Adult-Child Deer Hunting at Beaverdam WMA
- October 7 & October 8th: Firearms Wheelchair Hunting At River Bend WMA
- Hunts are allowed one hour before sunrise to one hour after sunset.
4. Sweater Season + Shopping
Mmmmmm…is there really anything that says Fall like new snuggly sweaters, leather handbags, or an autumn tablescape? Get all your warm fuzzies with the gals of Smith’s Jewelers and Mint during Girl’s Night Out on Thursday, September 28th from 6 PM to 8:30 PM.
5. Seasonal Delight
Five courses of seasonal yum await at Dublin Farms B&B on Friday, September 29th and Saturday, September 30th beginning at 7 PM at Ristorante da Maria. From the appetizer to the first dish and continuing through the entrée, and culminating in sorbet and dessert, experience Maria’s skill and love of regional Italian cuisine. This 5 course menu is worth reserving!
6. Local Grown Bubbly
Soups and stews are calling! Get one simmering with a visit to Market on Madison, Saturday, September 30th from 7:30 AM to 12:30 PM with an assortment of locally grown herbs and veggies. And what goes better with homemade soup than bread from some of Dublin best home chefs! Click here for more info.
7. Fall Color
Who needs leaves? Change the color of your closet during Blush Boutique’s grand reopening on Saturday, September 30th from 10 AM-6 PM. Celebrate their whole new look as they make the move downtown to 105 West Jackson Street with special sales!
8. Get a Rush
Experience a rush as Herrin Compound hosts motorcycle racing Saturday, September 30th and Sunday, October 1st. Spectators are welcome Saturday and Sunday from 10 AM to 5 PM. Admission is $5 per car with Laurens County plates, $10 for all others, and kids 12 and under are free.
9. Tacos & Tunes
Did we mention All You Can Eat tacos…at La Joya?! Yes, you read that right! In celebration of
their 6th anniversary our favorite little taco shop on the corner is having an all you can eat taco bar and mariachi band on Saturday, September 30th from 5 PM to 9 PM.
10. Treat Yo’self Tea
Treat yo’self with a Saturday afternoon tea (or better yet, brunch from 10:30 AM-1:30 PM!) on Saturday, September 30th at Vinteaques. Dive into a tray full of delectables like housemade scones, cookies, and finger licking sandwiches accompanied by your favorite teas.
Hit the pause button and reflect during Let Go & Let God at Theatre Dublin on Saturday, September 30th. Doors open at 6 PM and show starts at 7:00 PM. Written, produced, and directed by a mother, Stephanie R. Harden McClain portrays the strife and pain that comes with loss, but more importantly shows the victory that comes through faith in unfortunate and painful life situations. Tickets available by contacting Stephanie at 478.290.2346 or Michelle at 478.697.1776 OR available at the door night of show.
12. Fright Fest
Beginning October 6th, new chills await as the Old Slaughterhouse returns for 2017, striking fear into visitor’s hearts. With three terror filled attractions, Haunted Montrose sits in a remote cornfield, silently waiting for nightfall when the terror starts. Wondering what still may be lurking inside Havoc 3-D, Raven Blackout, and Experimental or when it last had human contact? Find out every weekend October 6th-October 31st.
13. First Friday Fall Fest
Music and fall festival frolicking kicks off First Friday, October 6th at 6:30 PM at the Market on Madison followed by an outside viewing of the Disney classic family friendly Halloween movie Hocus Pocus! Ricky’s Snak Shack will serve you a warm funnel cake and slides and bouncies for the kids. Bring your costumes, your trick-or-treat baskets, and your lawn chair and blanket for a fun night.
14. Make Your Heart Sing
Raise hearts in praise Thursday, October 12th at 6:30 PM at Theatre Dublin as World Vision presents Worship In The Round Tour featuring Building 429, Josh Wilson and Chris August. Presented in Nashville’s tradition of musicians in the round, take part in an inspirational night of music, worship, and storytelling.
15. Masked Ball
Mask yourself in mystery and drape yourself in decadence as Page House B & B waltzes with local charity One Hope during The Masquerade Ball on Saturday, October 14th. Savor a delicious wine tasting, chocolate fountain with dipping items, and perfectly paired hors d’oeuvres. Revel in a night of great music and masquerade themed games! Tickets available for $20 at the Page House.
16. Wind in Your Hair
Experience the joys of the open road with OCMA Dream Team on Saturday, October 14th during Champions for Disabilities Bike Ride beginning at 8 AM at the Civitan Fairgrounds. With a police escort, rest stops, and 18 and 30 mile options, it’s the perfect way to breathe in a little fall air!
17. The Piano Man
18. Dublin Fall Fair
This one needs no fancy title. We missed it in the Spring, but Dublin Civitan Club loves us (well, not US specifically) so much, they’ve brought Dublin Fall Fair back! From 6:00 PM-10:00 PM on Tuesday, October 17th through Saturday, October 21st, it’s time for Dublin to get it’s Fall Fair on! Fair food, the midway, the rides…they’ll allllll be there!
19. Family Time
Take a breather before the holiday season kicks into high gear at Fairview Park Hospital with a Movie on the Lawn featuring Beauty & the Beast! This free event will be held on the front lawn with special family-fun activities from 4 pm – 7 pm. The movie will reel forward at dusk. Come dressed as your favorite Disney character or action hero and join the fun! Each person must have an individual ticket for entry.
20. Snuggle Up
From Page House Bed & Breakfast and Dublin Farm to Holiday Inn Express and Hampton Inn, there’s a bed calling your name in Dublin GA. Get your best snuggles and warm fuzzies by browsing all the options Dublin offers to insure a sweet sleep.