THINGS TO DO THIS FALL IN SUMTER COUNTY GEORGIA
As the temperatures drop to a more comfortable level and the gnats disappear, it is time to enjoy a trip to Americus, Andersonville, and Plains. There are a quite a few upcoming events that may inspire you to come visit us.
Former President Jimmy Carter has been all over the news due to his recent cancer diagnosis and treatment. As you may or may not be aware, Mr. Carter has been, and plans to continue, teaching an adult Bible Lesson at his church on the Sunday mornings he is in town. The service is open to the public and all are welcome to attend. His schedule is posted on the Maranatha Baptist Church website.
Sunday, Sept 6 Jimmy Carter is scheduled to teach Sunday School at 10 am.
Sumter Players will be performing "The Andersonville Trial" Thursday, Sept. 10 through Sunday, Sept. 13 at the Rylander Theatre. Tickets are $10 - $15.
Sunday, Sept 13 Jimmy Carter is scheduled to teach Sunday School at 10 am.
‘The Ride Home’ which pays tribute to former U.S. POWs and the families of MIAs will be Sept. 16-20. See the Americus Times Recorder for more information.
The Manhattan Dolls will be performing music USO style from boogie-woogie to the blues
Friday, Sept. 18 at the Rylander Theatre. Tickets are $14.
The Funeral for the 13,000 will be held at Andersonville National Historic Site on Saturday, Sept. 19 at 1:00pm.
Taste of Sumter will be held on Thursday, Sept 24 in our beautiful historic downtown.
Plains Peanut Festival, honoring Plains, Peanuts and a President will be Saturday, Sept 26 in downtown Plains. Events include a parade, book signing, train ride and a street dance. Visit the Plains Georgia website for more information.
Sunday, Sept 27 Jimmy Carter is scheduled to teach Sunday School at 10 am.
Andersonville Historic Fair will be Sat & Sun, Oct 3 - 4,in the Andersonville Civil War Village.
Sunday, Oct 4 Jimmy Carter is scheduled to teach Sunday School at 10 am.
Plains Chautauqua will be held Friday, Oct 9 through Sun, Oct 11.
The Broadway Boys, a group of 6 Broadway performers, will be performing the music of Broadway on Friday Oct 16, 2015 at the Rylander Theatre. Tickets are $29.
Sunday, Oct 18 Jimmy Carter is scheduled to teach Sunday School at 10 am.
Sunday, Oct 25 Jimmy Carter is scheduled to teach Sunday School at 10 am.
Although some of these events are subject to change, maybe you should just come to Americus to enjoy some peace and quiet, along with some Southern hospitality. We'd love to see you.