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Reflections and Perception (RAP) is an hour-long women's discussion group that meets at 1:00 p.m. on the first Tuesday of every month.  RAP aims to share knowledge, viewpoints, and opinions on a wide variety of topics in a comfortable and enlightened environment. This lively group writes two or three timely, thought-provoking questions on the board and spends the hour discussing the posted subjects.

Story Times

Toddler Time is held Every 2nd Tuesday of the Month with 2 show times:  10:30 and 4:10. This program combines stories, songs, crafts, games and activities for pre-school children and their parents or caregivers.  No need for reservations, just come prepared to sit on the floor with your child and have fun!

Hooks and Needles

A local hobby/craft club! Every Friday until 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. All knitters and crocheters are welcome. Beginners are welcome!

For more information on these events, please call 706-283-5375

Core fitness for Women every Thursday Night at 6:00 PM

Yoga for Women every Thursday night at 6:00 PM

For more information, please call (706) 283-3804

Keep Elbert County Beautiful Meetings

Every 2nd Tuesday of each month, at 5:30 PM in the old Beaverdam School.
For more information, please contact at or call 706-567-0481

Buddies and Beer

Every Friday at 4:00 p.m.

Arrowhead Pointe Golf Course at Richard B. Russell State Park!

For more information on this event, please call the number above!

Harmony House

Seeking volunteers interested in helping adult and child victims of sexual assault and severe physical abuse.

To volunteer, contact Wendy Chitwood at 706-245-8700.

Celebrate Recovery

Every Thursday night at 7pm in the fellowship hall and we serve a meal at 6pm. Child care is available. Contact Johnny Price at for more info.

Upcoming Theatre Events

For more information, please call 706-283-1049


Mike & Frank are coming to Georgia!

The hosts are looking for people in your area with unique antique collections and interesting stories behind them.

Please make sure to reach out to us on our phone number 1-855-OLD-RUST (653-7878), or our email, which is if you have one of a kind items to sell!


MLK Celebration – January 11-15, 2018

2018 MLK Parade Registration Details

Parade registration takes place on site; after paying $20 registration fee, registrants will receive an entry number. Blackwell Cultural Center – 375 Mill Street – Elberton, GA 30635

For more information on this event, please call 706-498-8439

Elbert County Schools Closed – January 15, 2018

Elbert County Schools will be closed on January 15, 2018 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

For more information, please call 706-213-4100

Missy LeHand Tells All – January 17, 2018

3:00 – 4:00 P.M.

Elbert County Public Library

Kathryn Smith, author of "The Gatekeeper," impersonates FDR's private secretary Missy LeHand, telling of his comeback from polio and the establishment of the rehab hospital in Warm Springs, Georgia and his historic election in 1932.

For more information on this event, please call (706) 283-5375

Hiring Event- January 18, 2018

Correctional Officer Positions for Lee Arrendale State Prison & Whitworth Women’s Facility

Athens Technical College – Elbert County Campus – Williford Building

9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Interviews are held, Physical training test and physical examination, and eligible candidates receive a hiring package the same day.

Please bring:

Completed State of GA Application: available at, High school diploma/GED Transcript, Valid Driver’s License, Social Security Card, Birth Certificate, DD214 (military), Sealed SAT/ACT/Compass/Asset/Accuplacer scores, If POST certified, a copy of POST profile, Loose-fitting, athletic attire.


18 years of age, No Felony convictions, US citizenship, High school diploma/GED

For more information on this event, please go to

Jack Frost Jump – January 20, 2017

Recieve bragging rights for freezing your "fur" off for a good cause!
All money raised benefits the Elbert Memorial Hospital Foundation!
There will be a costume contest too.

$25 in pledges is required to participate - this includes the jump and a T-shirt.

For more information on this event, please call 706-213-2558

January Kick-off - January 20, 2018

Friends of Bobby Brown Park will hold their January Kick-Off Soup Supper Meeting on Saturday, January 20 at 6:00 p.m. at the Danny Guthrie Pavilion located at the park. Everyone is asked to bring a pot of soup and their favorite sandwiches or bread. The purpose of the meeting will be to elect officers for the upcoming year and plan the calendar of activities for 2018. There will also be Bingo after the meeting for those interested in playing Bingo. We hope to see you there!

For more information on this event, please call 706-283-5500

FHF Trip to Georgia Capitol – January 23, 2018

For more information on this event, please call (706) 213-4138

Emmanuel College Celebrates First Responders Night – January 23, 2018

Please join us in showing your appreciation for our community’s First Responders and cheering on the Emmanuel Lions on Tuesday, January 23rd for Emmanuel College’s Annual First Responders Night!

At this event, all First Responders will receive free admission to both the Lady Lions Basketball game at 5:30p.m. And the Men’s game at 7:30p.m. Along with free admission, all first responders in attendance will be recognized during halftime of the Men’s game for their continued service to our community.

We will also be joined by a dance group from All The Right Moves for a halftime performance and will be collecting canned goods for The Rainbow Food Pantry at the door! So, mark your calendar to help us celebrate our First Responders and say thank you for all that they do for our community on January 23rd!

For more information, contact Shanterrin Harland at

Membership Brunch – January 27, 2018

Join us at the Jim-Ree Museum to out our progress in the recently renovated space and learn about membership benefits. Brunch on the Square to follow. See you soon!

For more information on this event, please call 706-408-4448

For more information on this event, please call 706-376-7397

UGA Ballroom Dancers- February 3, 2018

The Elbert Theatre Foundation is excited to present the University of Georgia Ballroom Performance Group on Sat. Feb. 3rd at 7PM in the Elbert Theatre!  BPG is a pre-professional dance company comprised of 30 fast-moving UGA student dancers, and they all return to the Elbert Theatre to light up the dance floor for one night only!  If you like to watch Latin-inspired style and smooth couples dance routines like ones you’d find on Dancing with the Stars, then you’ll LOVE this show!  Join us for an evening of toe-tapping rhythms and superb choreography!  This event is a fundraiser for the Elbert Theatre Foundation.  Tickets are $15 in advance for adults and $10 for groups and students.  Tickets are $18 at the door.  Call the theatre office at 706-283-1049 or stop by Elberton City Hall at 203 Elbert Street to make your reservations before they’re all gone!  Remember – the earlier you reserve, the better seating choices you have!  Let’s mambo!

For more information on this event, please call 706-283-1049

Pirates Past Noon Kids Auditions – February 8 & 12, 2018!

Elberton, GA – Do you remember the Magic Tree House series of books for kids?  Well there is a stage version of Pirates Past Noon, and it’s coming to the Elbert Theatre with Encore Junior!  Encore Productions will be having auditions for Pirates Past Noon Kids Thurs. Feb. 8th and  Mon. Feb. 12th in the Elberton Arts Center located at 17 W. St. Elberton, GA 30635.  The director is looking to cast a large group of children in Kindergarten through 5th grades in this short musical version of Jenny Laird’s awesome book.  Any child planning to audition should drop in between 6PM and 8PM on either date and be prepared to read excerpts from the script for Director Toni King.  Those auditioning should also be prepared to sing a short song (1 minute or less) of their choosing with no musical accompaniment. No experience is necessary to audition, and newcomers to the stage are welcome!  Rehearsals for this show will take place 2-3 nights a week Feb. through Apr.  Performances of Pirates Past Noon will be held Apr. 20th – 22nd in the Elbert Theatre.  Please be aware that Encore Productions is a community theatre organization, and all acting roles granted are strictly on a volunteer basis – no paid roles are available.  Please call the Elbert Theatre Office at 706-283-1049 for more audition information.

Show Synopsis: The two siblings return to visit the magic tree house on a dreary, rainy day. They find a book where the sun is shining and the waves are crashing, so they wish to travel to this tropical place. They realize that they are in the eighteenth-century Caribbean, the time of pirates! The siblings meet Captain Bones, a mean old pirate who captures the two and forces them to help him find buried treasure. It's up to Jack and Annie to find their way back to the tree house and make their way home. 

For more information on this event, please call 706-283-1049.



FHF assists Tim Tebow Foundation Night to Shine Prom at Emmanuel College – February 9, 2018

Free Workshop - Small Business Development Center -  February 13, 2018

9 AM - 10:30 AM

Elbert County Georgia Economic Development

1317 Athens Highway, Elberton, Georgia 30635

Understand how to target our local market to better assist your business. Open to everyone, but please let us know you will be coming!

For more information on this event, please call 706-213-2124

Free Private Mentoring – February 13, 2018


FREE business mentoring through the Small Business Development Center, Elbert County campus of Athens Technical College.

Must request session time:

For more information on this event, please call 706-213-2124

Adult Prom an Evening in Paris – February 17, 2018

7 PM - 11:59 PM

Time Capsule

11 N. Oliver Street, Elberton, Georgia 30635

Trendy Retail and Time Capsule are excited to come together for an adult only prom! Did you miss your high school prom or maybe need a redo? We are thrilled to offer a fun night with music, dancing, appetizers, and cash bar. Buy your Valentine's date a night to remember in Paris!

Get your tickets now for $35 a person or $60 a couple if purchased before January 17th!!!!

For more information on this event, please call 706-988-6589

Schools Closed - February 19 & 20, 2018

All Elbert County Schools will be closed on Monday, February 19 and Tuesday, February 20.

For more information, please call 706-213-4100

Comedy Night – March 2, 2018

Time Capsule

Join us for a fun night of laughs with three entertaining comedians, Jenny Jennings, Damon Sumner, and Nathan Owens. Must be 21 years of age to attend. Cash Bar. Advanced online tickets $11 or $15 at door if available.

For more information on this event, please call 706-988-6589

FHF Beauty Pageant – March 17, 2018