Events for October 2014
Moultrie Colquitt County Chamber of Commerce
Sep 08 - May 31   Fall Classes at the Arts Center
Fall Classes at the Arts Center will be starting up on Monday, September 8, 2014. The Arts Center offers dance,piano,voice,drums,strings,painting,drawing and theatre. Drop by and pick up a newsletter and take a tour of the Arts Center. Also, check us out on Facebook and our website at www.colquittcountyarts.com
Date:   September 8, 2014 - May 31, 2015
Time:   03:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Website:   http://www.colquittcountyarts.com
Location:   Colquitt County Arts Center
Contact:   229-985-1922
Fees/Admission:   Cost varies
Sep 11 - Nov 08   Arts Center Gallery Opening
This opening will feature Dr. D.W. Adcock, wood turned bowls, and Steve Hinton, paintings and drawings. The reception is on September 11 at 7:00pm and will be hosted by the Moultrie Service League.
Date:   September 11, 2014 - November 8, 2014
Time:   07:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Website:   http://www.colquittcountyarts.com
Location:   Colquitt County Arts Center
Contact:   229-985-1922
Date/Time Details:   September 11, 2014 7:00 pm
Fees/Admission:   Free
Sep 11 - Nov 08   "Southern Gentlemen Create Quality Art"
Dr. D.W. Adcock of Moultrie will show his art of woodturning. He creates beautiful bowls of different types of wood from all over the world. Steve Hinton of Albany is a multi-medium artist who creates whimsical art of local culture. Both will be on display in the Vereen Gallery.
Date:   September 11, 2014 - November 8, 2014
Time:   07:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Website:   http://www.colquittcountyarts.com
Location:   Colquitt County Arts Center Vereen Gallery
Contact:   229-985-1922
Date/Time Details:   September 11 - November 8, 2014
Fees/Admission:   Free
Sep 30 - Nov 13   Coats for Courage
Northside Fire Department 2nd Annual Coat and Food Drive
We are asking for new or slightly used coats and food for less fortunate kids in our community. We will be collecting coats and nonperishable food items on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights from 6:00 pm until 10:00 pm starting on September 15, 2014 at Northside Fire Dept. at 647 Woodman Rd. Also Farm Bureau Insureance on Sylvester Highway, and Oxley's Fine Foods, at all three locations, 17 8th Ave N.E and at 501 Veteran's Park Way South and at 800 W.Central Ave in Moultrie, GA. We would like to encourage all who can, to please donate to this worthy cause. Thanks from the members of the Northside Vol. Fire Department and from the members of The Coats for Courage firefighting team.
Date:   September 30, 2014 - November 13, 2014
Contact:   Asst. Chief Murray Barfield
Oct 01 - Oct 03   Event at Colquitt County High School
 The Colquitt County High School FFA/Horticulture Classes will be selling Fall Annuals Wednesday-Friday October 1-3 as well as Wednesday-Friday October  8-10.  Please call Adrienne Smith at 890-6140 or email asmith@colquitt.k12.ga.us.  These are being sold by the flat (36 plants) for $15/flat.  We can mix flats. Pansies (Yellow, Purple, White, Mixed Colors) Violas (Black, Mixed Colors), Snapdragons (Mixed Colors), and Dianthus(Mixed colors of reds, whites, pinks).
Date:   October 1, 2014 - October 3, 2014
Website:   http://colquitt.high.schooldesk.net/Home/tabid/8418/Default.aspx
Email:   asmith@colquitt.k12.ga.us
Oct 02   YMCA Children's Fall Festival
Everyone is welcome! Lots of games, prizes, food and fun!
Parents can join the fun, too by participating in our silent auction and cake walk!

October 2
5:00 - 7:00 pm

Moultrie YMCA
Child Care Center
Date:   October 2, 2014
Time:   05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Location:   Moultrie YMCA Child Care Center
Contact:   Carol Stripling, 890-9592
Email:   moultrieymca@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:   10-2-2014
Fees/Admission:   Tickets are $0.50 each
Oct 02   Packer Touchdown Club Sportman Banquet
Date:   October 2, 2014
Time:   06:30 PM
Location:   Sunset Country Club
Contact:   Brandon Rye 229-225-8843
Date/Time Details:   October 2, 2014
Social Hour 6:30
Dinner 7:30
Fees/Admission:   Ticket Price $50
Oct 04   Reaching Back: A Basic Genealogy Workshop
Have you ever wondered about your great-grandparents? Or have you wanted to work on your family history, but you had no idea how to get started? This workshop is for the beginning genealogist who wants to know how to get started and what to do when something is no found. We'll explore the local resources, including the wealth of material available at the at the Ellen Payne Odom Genealogy Library, as well as some online resources.
Date:   October 4, 2014
Time:   08:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Website:   http://mccls.org
Location:   Moultrie-Colquitt County Library
Contact:   Moultrie-Colquitt County Library 204 5th St. SE, Moultrie, GA 31768 (229)985-6540
Email:   mccls@mccls.org
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, October 4th 8:45AM -12:00 Noon
Fees/Admission:   $5 for Handouts
Oct 04   Music Under the Magnolia
2 p.m. - 8 p.m. ~ Various musical talent 8 p.m. ~ Country Superstar Doug Stone 8 #1 singles and 15 top ten country hits
Date:   October 4, 2014
Time:   02:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Website:   http://www.downtownmoultrie.com
Location:   Downtown Moultrie-Courthouse Square
Contact:   Main Street Program 229-890-5455
Email:   mainstreet@moultriega.com
Oct 07   Moultrie-Colquitt County Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Committee
Moultrie-Colquitt County Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Committee Meeting
Date:   October 7, 2014
Time:   12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Website:   http://www.moultriechamber.com
Location:   Moultrie-Colquitt County Chamber of Commerce 3rd Floor
Contact:   Heather Green
Email:   hrgreen@moultriega.net
Date/Time Details:   First Tuesday of every Month 12:00 PM
Oct 07   Family Night at Chick-fil-A
Family Nights Every Tuesday, All Year Long:

Every Tuesday evening, enjoy a FREE kids’ activity from 5:30 to 7:30 pm.  Plus, receive a FREE 4-ct. nugget kids’ meal with the purchase of an adult meal. 

 
Date:   October 7, 2014
Time:   05:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Location:   Chick-fil-A Moultrie
Date/Time Details:   5:30pm to 7:30pm
Fees/Admission:  

FREE kids’ activity - Plus, receive a FREE 4-ct. nugget kids’ meal with the purchase of an adult meal.
 

Oct 07   City Council Meeting
Date:   October 7, 2014
Time:   06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Location:  
City Hall Council Chambers
Date/Time Details:  
6pm
Oct 07   Colquitt County Commissioners Meeting
Luke P. Strong
District One
(229) 890-1717
P.O. Box 364
Moultrie, GA  31776-0364
 
James Winfred Giddens
District Two
(229) 324-2890
539 Ellis May Road
Moultrie, GA  31788
 
Terry Clark
District Three
(229) 985-4515
23 Old Tram Road
Moultrie, GA  31768

Billy Herndon
District Four
(229) 985-7963
946 J.D. Herndon Road
Moultrie, GA  31768
 
Ray Saunders
District Five
(229) 782-5741
P.O. Box 177
Doerun, GA  31744
 
Johnny Hardin
District Six
(229) 985-7332
Post Office Box 2412
Moultrie, GA 31776-2412
 
John B. "Benny" Alderman
Chairman, District Seven
(229) 985-6620
237 Mack Dekle Road
Moultrie, GA  31768
 
Date:   October 7, 2014
Time:   07:00 PM
Website:   http://www.ccboc.com/commissioners.htm
Location:   Room 201
Courthouse Annex
101 East Central Avenue
Date/Time Details:   First Tuesday of every month starting at 7pm
Oct 08   Farm/City Luncheon
Colquitt County Farm Bureau will sponsor its annual Farm/City Luncheon on Wednesday, October 8, at 12:00 noon.
Date:   October 8, 2014
Time:   12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Location:   Colquitt County Farm Bureau meeting facility, 1899 Sylvester Highway, Moultrie
Contact:   Charlotte Wingate 229-985-1435
Email:   cawingate@gfb.org
Date/Time Details:   Wednesday, October 8 at 12:00 noon
Fees/Admission:   None
Oct 10 - Nov 01   Pavo Haunted House
If you survived last year you don't want to miss this! The entire haunt has been torn down and reconstructed! Let's see who has the guts to enter again! Beware...this is one HUGE scream for a tiny town! See pavohauntedhouse.com or facebook for info.
Date:   October 10, 2014 - November 1, 2014
Time:   07:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Website:   http://www.pavohauntedhouse.com
Location:   Pavo, GA
Contact:   Sallie Burgess 229-921-3969
Email:   sallie.burgess@ymail.com
Date/Time Details:   Oct. 10th - Nov. 1st 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Fees/Admission:   $8.00 a head
Oct 11   100+ Mile Peanut Pickin' Yard Sale
Date:   October 11, 2014
Time:   07:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Website:   http://www.downtown
Location:   Courthouse Square
Contact:   Main Street Program 229-890-5455
Email:   mainstreet@moultriega.com
Oct 11   Art Center Yard Sale
Colquitt County Arts Center will host a YARD SALE FUNDRAISER Saturday, October 11, 2014 Stop by to see if you can find a treasure!!!
Date:   October 11, 2014
Time:   08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Website:   http://www.colquittcountyarts.com
Location:   Colquitt County Arts Center
Contact:   229-985-1922
Date/Time Details:   8:00am until 6:00pm
Oct 11   "Leaves of Love" Grief Camp by Colquitt Regional Hospice
Leaves of Love is a Grief Camp for children from 10-18 years of age. Leaves of Love is intended to help children who are dealing with the process of grief and it offers a supportive environment to relate to others and complete activities that are fun and educational. This one day camp is designed to help strengthen and develop their coping skills in dealing with grief that death and loss brings.
Date:   October 11, 2014
Time:   09:00 AM - 01:30 PM
Location:   Moultrie YMCA
Contact:   Contact Jaimee Clayton at 229-891-2128.
Email:   jclayton@colquittregional.com
Date/Time Details:   October 11, 2014 from 9am - 1:30pm
Fees/Admission:   There is no fee for the camp; however, we must have the child pre-registered in order to provide adequately for each child. The deadline for pre-registration is September 19, 2014.
Oct 11   2nd Saturday "CookieRista"
Sign your child up for this fun creative cookie making and decorating class with Katie Garafolo Jenkins. Children will get an apron to decorate, make cookie dough from scratch, and decorate with royal icing. Theme is based on month. October of course is Halloween!
Date:   October 11, 2014
Time:   11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Website:   http://www.colquittcountyarts.com
Location:   Colquitt County Arts Center
Contact:   229-985-1922
Date/Time Details:   October 11 from 11am - 1pm
Fees/Admission:   $40 for one Saturday or $50 for two Saturdays. The next Saturday will be November 8th.
Oct 11   Murder of the Mystery Detective by Penny Warner
Sir Arthur Conan Hoyle has purchased the Moultrie-Colquitt County Library and has plans to turn it into a state-of-the-art facility with a snack bar, health spa, video game room, nail salon and petting zoo. He also owns one of the largest game companies in the world. His latest game, Murder of the Mystery Detective is scheduled for release, but must first be tested by six of the world's best mystery detectives: Sam Slayed, Hemlock Bones, Hercules Perot, Agatha Mystry, Nancy Prude, and Kutesy Millstone. Sir Arthur is murdered and Inspector Adam Dogleash must fine the murderer.
Date:   October 11, 2014
Time:   07:00 PM
Website:   http://mccls.org
Location:   Moultrie-Colquitt County Library
Contact:   Moultrie-Colquitt County Library 204 5th St. SE, Moultrie, GA 31768 (229)985-6540
Email:   mccls@mccls.org
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, October 11th 7:00PM
Oct 11   Friends of the Library Mystery Night
Join the fun as local celebrities perform an entertaining mystery skit. Audience members will try to solve the mystery of who killed Sir Arthur Conan Hoyle and win the grand prize.
Date:   October 11, 2014
Time:   07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Website:   http://www.mccls.org
Location:   Moultrie-Colquitt County Library
Contact:   Tickets are available at the library or from any Friends of the Library member. Contact Melody Jenkins or Aileen McNair for more information at 985-6540
Email:   msj@mccls.org
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, October 11, 2014
Fees/Admission:   $25.00/person
Oct 13 - Dec 01   YMCA Youth Basketball Registration Begins
YMCA Youth Basketball season will begin practice in December and games will begin in January. 

Ages: K-3rd grades, 6th and 7th grade
*Children in the 4th and 5th grades are eligible to play for the YMCA's Elementary School Sports League. 

Fees: 
Member $50, Potential Member $80
Date:   October 13, 2014 - December 1, 2014
Location:   Moultrie YMCA
Contact:   Mike Dinkeldein
Email:   moultrieymca@gmail.com
Fees/Admission:   Member $50, Potential Member $80
Oct 14   Family Night at Chick-fil-A
Family Nights Every Tuesday, All Year Long:

Every Tuesday evening, enjoy a FREE kids’ activity from 5:30 to 7:30 pm.  Plus, receive a FREE 4-ct. nugget kids’ meal with the purchase of an adult meal. 

 
Date:   October 14, 2014
Time:   05:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Location:   Chick-fil-A Moultrie
Date/Time Details:   5:30pm to 7:30pm
Fees/Admission:  

FREE kids’ activity - Plus, receive a FREE 4-ct. nugget kids’ meal with the purchase of an adult meal.
 

Oct 14   Sunbelt Ag Expo

The Sunbelt Ag Expo is an agricultural-based tradeshow held at Spence Field in Moultrie, Ga. Known as “North America’s Premier Farm Show”™ the annual event has more than 1200 exhibitors showcasing the latest in farming technology. Whether you are large acreage production farmer or a weekend lifestyle farmer the Expo is an event you don’t want to miss.

The Expo’s unique site has a100-acre exhibit area adjoining a 600-acre working research farm. In the exhibit area, which includes both outdoor and indoor exhibits visitors will find every imaginable product or service a farm could ever need. In addition to the static exhibits visitors can attend educational, entertaining seminars and demonstrations offered in a variety of specialized areas. Visitors can ride take a tram from the exhibit area to the fields where cotton, peanuts, corn, soybeans, turf grass and hay are being harvested. These harvesting demos as well as tillage demonstrations, equipment driving ranges, irrigation technology, precision ag demos and the Toyota Behind The Wheel Adventure all provide opportunities to see and compare a wide range of equipment in an actual working setting. Company representatives and specialists are in the fields to answer visitor questions.

Date:   October 14, 2014
Time:   08:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Website:   http://www.sunbeltexpo.com
Location:  

Our physical address is:
290-G Harper Blvd.
Moultrie, GA 31788-2157

Directions into Spence field & to EXPO building
On Hwy 133, turn left into Gate 2. Follow West Yount Street and you will come to a one-way traffic circle. Take the traffic circle around until you reach North Vandenberg Drive - turn right onto North Vandenberg Drive. You will reach the Water Tower - veer to the right. The Expo Headquarters Building (tan building with a green metal roof)is on the right. The front of the office faces the runway - visitors please park in front of the building.

Directions from I-75 heading South
I-75 South down to Macon. Take I-475 bypass around Macon and this will soon run back into I-75. Go to Tifton, Exit 62. Turn right onto Hwy 319 going south to Moultrie. Once you get into the Moultrie city limits, you will come to the first traffic light (Chevron station on left, Best Western-Expo Inn on left). Turn left at traffic light onto 319 South Bypass. Continue to the third traffic light (BP station across the street on left, Hardees on right) and turn left onto Hwy 133. Go approximately 3 miles and Sunbelt Expo (Spence Field) will be on the left.

Directions from I-75 heading North
I-75 North to Exit 18 in Valdosta. Turn left at the light and cross over the interstate. This road (Hwy 133) will carry you straight into Moultrie (approximately 35 miles). Once you are inside the city limits, the road becomes a four-lane and the entrance (Gate 1) will be on your immediate right.

Directions from Albany on HWY 82
Take Hwy 82 onto Hwy 133 straight to Moultrie. The road will be two-lane until you enter Moultrie. This road turns into the 319-Bypass. Continue through 3 traffic lights and turn left onto Hwy 133. Go approximately 3 miles and Sunbelt Expo (Spence Field) will be on the left

Contact:   229-985-1968
Email:   info@subeltexpo.com
Date/Time Details:  

Show Hours 8:30a.m. to 5:00p.m. (Tuesday and Wednesday)
8:30a.m. to 4:00p.m. (Thursday)

Fees/Admission:  

Admission $10 per person / per day
Children 12 and under admitted free with parent

$20 for a multi-day admission ticket

If you would like to purchase single day or multi day tickets in advance, please contact the Sunbelt Expo office. Advance tickets will be sold at a discounted price of $8 each. Ticket orders must be placed by October 7th to ensure delivery before the show. Payable by check, credit card or cash plus shipping and handling.

Credit cards will NOT be accepted at the ticket booths on show days.
Cash only at ticket booths.

Oct 16   Moultrie-Colquitt County Chamber of Commerce Work Force Committee
Moultrie-Colquitt County Chamber of Commerce Work Force Committee Meeting
Date:   October 16, 2014
Time:   11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Website:   http://www.moultriechamber.com
Location:   Moultrie-Colquitt County Chamber of Commerce 2nd Floor
Contact:   Terry Shuler
Email:   tbshuler@moultriechamber.com
Date/Time Details:   Every 3rd Thursday at 11:00 AM
Oct 20   Colquitt County Commissioners Meeting
Luke P. Strong
District One
(229) 890-1717
P.O. Box 364
Moultrie, GA  31776-0364
 
James Winfred Giddens
District Two
(229) 324-2890
539 Ellis May Road
Moultrie, GA  31788
 
Terry Clark
District Three
(229) 985-4515
23 Old Tram Road
Moultrie, GA  31768
 
Billy Herndon
District Four
(229) 985-7963
946 J.D. Herndon Road
Moultrie, GA  31768
 
Ray Saunders
District Five
(229) 782-5741
P.O. Box 177
Doerun, GA  31744

Johnny Hardin
District Six
(229) 985-7332
Post Office Box 2412
Moultrie, GA 31776-2412
 
John B. "Benny" Alderman
Chairman, District Seven
(229) 985-6620
237 Mack Dekle Road
Moultrie, GA  31768

 
Date:   October 20, 2014
Time:   07:00 PM
Website:   http://www.ccboc.com/commissioners.htm
Location:   Room 201
Courthouse Annex
101 East Central Avenue
Date/Time Details:   Third Monday of every month starting at 7pm
Oct 21   Family Night at Chick-fil-A
Family Nights Every Tuesday, All Year Long:

Every Tuesday evening, enjoy a FREE kids’ activity from 5:30 to 7:30 pm.  Plus, receive a FREE 4-ct. nugget kids’ meal with the purchase of an adult meal. 

 
Date:   October 21, 2014
Time:   05:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Location:   Chick-fil-A Moultrie
Date/Time Details:   5:30pm to 7:30pm
Fees/Admission:  

FREE kids’ activity - Plus, receive a FREE 4-ct. nugget kids’ meal with the purchase of an adult meal.
 

Oct 21   City Council Meeting
Date:   October 21, 2014
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:  
at City Hall, Council Chambers
Oct 23   Moultrie-Colquitt County Chamber of Commerce Tourism Committee
Moultrie-Colquitt County Chamber of Commerce Tourism Committee Meeting
Date:   October 23, 2014
Time:   08:30 AM - 09:30 AM
Website:   http://www.moultriechamber.com
Location:   Moultrie-Colquitt County Chamber of Commerce 2nd Floor
Contact:   Terry Shuler
Email:   tbshuler@moultriechamber.com
Date/Time Details:   Every 4th Thursday at 8:30 AM
Oct 23 - Oct 26   "Into the Woods"
INTO THE WOODS, JR. an engaging and funny musical comedy that twists familiar fairy tales into a brand new story. When a Baker and his Wife learn they've been cursed with childlessness by the Witch next door, they embark on a quest for the special objects required to break the spell; swindling, deceiving and stealing from Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel and Jack (the one who climbed the beanstalk)!
Date:   October 23, 2014 - October 26, 2014
Time:   07:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Website:   http://www.colquittcountyarts.com
Location:   Colquitt County Arts Center
Contact:   229-985-1922
Date/Time Details:   October 23rd, 24th, & 25th at 7:00pm October 25th & 26th at 2:00pm
Fees/Admission:   Admission is $5 per person
Oct 25   Turn To God Harvest Festival
Date:   October 25, 2014
Time:   10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Location:   Downtown Moultrie - Courthouse Square
Contact:   John Eubanks 229-873-5740
Oct 27 - Dec 12   Elementary School Sports League: Basketball Registration
The Y's Elementary School Sports League allows children in the 4th and 5th grades an opportunity to play on a team made up of their classmates. Practices will begin in January and games will be held on Saturday mornings with the location TBA. 

Fees: Member $25, Potential Member $30
Date:   October 27, 2014 - December 12, 2014
Location:   Moultrie YMCA
Contact:   Mike Dinkeldein
Email:   moultrieymca@gmail.com
Fees/Admission:   Member $25, Potential Member $30
Oct 28   Family Night at Chick-fil-A
Family Nights Every Tuesday, All Year Long:

Every Tuesday evening, enjoy a FREE kids’ activity from 5:30 to 7:30 pm.  Plus, receive a FREE 4-ct. nugget kids’ meal with the purchase of an adult meal. 

 
Date:   October 28, 2014
Time:   05:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Location:   Chick-fil-A Moultrie
Date/Time Details:   5:30pm to 7:30pm
Fees/Admission:  

FREE kids’ activity - Plus, receive a FREE 4-ct. nugget kids’ meal with the purchase of an adult meal.
 

Oct 28   South GA Veterans Activities Committee Meeting
Committee Meeting at 6 pm at the Museum
Date:   October 28, 2014
Time:   06:00 PM
Location:   Museum
Date/Time Details:   October 28, 2014 6:00pm
Oct 29 - Dec 18   YMCA Adult Basketball
Adult Basketball at the Y is an organized co-ed league for adults ages 18 and up. Games are held in January at the Y. 

Fees: $350/team (up to 15 players)
Date:   October 29, 2014 - December 18, 2014
Location:   Moultrie YMCA
Contact:   Mike Dinkeldein
Email:   moultrieymca@gmail.com
Fees/Admission:   $350/team
Oct 30   Colquitt Regional Medical Foundation 22nd Annual Golf Tournament
Colquitt Regional Medical Foundation helps provide our community with the latest in medial technology, upgrades our existing facilities and overall improves the patient care our community receives.
Date:   October 30, 2014
Location:   Sunset Country Club
Contact:   Colquitt Regional Medical Foundation, P.O. Box 40, Moultrie, GA 31776-0040 Tele: (229)890-3552 Fax: (229)891-2541
Email:   ngilbert@colquittregional.com
Date/Time Details:   Thursday, October 30, 2014
Oct 31   Pumpkinpalooza
Games, entertainment, bring your carved pumpkin, pumpkin roll and family fun. Clubs & organizations are welcome to participate in this event.
Date:   October 31, 2014
Time:   04:00 PM
Website:   http://www.downtownmoultrie.com
Location:   Downtown Moultrie
Contact:   The City of Moultrie Main Street/Marketing Department 229-890-5455
Date/Time Details:   Friday, October 31st 4:00Pm
Oct 31 - Nov 01   "Haunted Hallways" at the Arts Center
Open to the public. Guests who dare will start at the east end of the Arts Center and travel through the hallway filled with twists and turns and scary surprises! We guarantee a scare at every turn!!
Date:   October 31, 2014 - November 1, 2014
Time:   07:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Website:   http://www.colquittcountyarts.com
Location:   Colquitt County Arts Center
Date/Time Details:   Oct. 31 from 7pm -10pm Nov. 1 from 7pm - 10pm