Sunday, April 7, 2013
Mr. Keith delighted groups of children with his tricks and ventriloquism in downtown Watkinsville on the first First Friday of the 2013 season.
April's First Friday on Main Street in Watkinsville featured the magic of Keith Karnok "Mr. Keith," courtesy of Barberitos. Children also enjoyed free face painting and popcorn, petting a pony from High Point Farm, and train rides, a bouncy house and putt putt golf at Watkinsville First Christian Church. The event, held in downtown on the first Friday of each month from April through December (except July), is sponsored by the Watkinsville Trade and Tourism Association. Did you go? Add your photos to our gallery by clicking the green "upload photos and videos" button!
Sunday, November 4, 2012
The November 2012 First Friday event drew a decent crowd.
Curly Bear and Deer Hunter returned this year, courtesy of Attic Treasures, to teach traditional Native American dance and customs. Did you visit downtown Watkinsville on Friday night for the monthly event sponsored by the Watkinsville Trade and Tourism Association? Please share your photos by clicking on "upload photos and videos." You might also be interested in viewing: Trick-or-Treat in Downtown Watkinsville a Hit Year After Year Photos: October First Friday 2012 Photos and Video: Prehistoric Friends Visit Watkinsville During First Friday in September
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
A large crowd of trick-or-treaters paraded up and down Main Street Wednesday in their Halloween best. Check out the Patch photo gallery and add your pictures!
Weather was perfect for the annual event, sponsored by the Watkinsville Trade and Tourism Association. Share your pictures now by clicking on "Upload Photos and Videos." Also take a moment to enter Patch’s Best Halloween Costume in America Contest for a chance to win $5,000. And don't worry, we haven't forgotten about pets! You can share photos of dogs and cats in costume here. Don’t miss any Oconee news. Subscribe to Oconee Patch’s free newsletter, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
Saturday, October 6, 2012
Kids of all ages lined the streets of downtown Watkinsville on Oct. 5 to enjoy musical and dance performances, games, free popcorn and more.
October's First Friday on Main Street in Watkinsville featured a pirate face painter (Z Entertainment), animals, a performance by the Classic City Majorettes and more. The monthly event is sponsored by the Watkinsville Trade and Tourism Association.
Saturday, September 8, 2012
Event-goers enjoyed a puppet show filled with dinosaurs and other family-friendly activities in downtown Watkinsville, Ga. on Sept. 7.
The September First Friday on Main Street in Watkinsville featured an educational puppet show entitled "Dr. Dinosaur" by That Puppet Guy Lee Bryan, courtesy of Oconee State Bank. Kids also enjoyed karate demonstrations, face painting and jumping on giant bouncy balls at Georgia Karate Academy. New Life Apostolic Church handed out free teddy bears and Johnson United Methodist Church members made balloon hats. Ice cream, provided by the North Georgia Two Cylinder Club, was also a big hit, as was freshly-popped popcorn from the City of Watkinsville. The monthly event, from May to December each year, is sponsored by the Watkinsville Trade and Tourism Association. You may also be interested in viewing: Photos: Bike and Trike Rodeo at First …
Friday, September 7, 2012
Art exhibits, First Friday and high school football are a few of the things to know about in and around Oconee today.
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Friday, September 7, 2012
Weather: Temperatures are expected to climb into the low 90s today. The Weather Channel predicts a 20 percent chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms. Top things to know: Friday Night Lights -- Football Lineup
Sunday, August 5, 2012
The Oconee County Cycling Organization handed out free helmets and taught bike safety lessons during August's First Friday event in Watkinsville, Ga.
First Friday on Main Steet in Watkinsville on Aug. 3 was a real treat. Kids had the opportunity to ride bikes and trikes in a rodeo sponsored by the Oconee County Cycling Organization. The group also gave away helmets, which were purchased with grant money. Learn more about First Friday by visiting the Watkinsville Trade and Tourism Association website. Share your photos by clicking on the upload photos and video button!
Saturday, May 5, 2012
Smiling faces were seen all around downtown Friday enjoying magic shows, live music, face painting and more.
The opening event of the fifth season of First Friday on Main brought a large crowd to Watkinsville. Learn more about First Friday by visiting the Watkinsville Trade and Tourism Association website. Share your photos by clicking on the upload photos and video button!
Saturday, December 3, 2011
Hundreds enjoyed Christmas carols, visits with Santa, and hot chocolate and cookies at the last First Friday of 2011.
Holiday cheer filled downtown Watkinsville at the final First Friday on Main Street Dec. 2, sponsored by the Watkinsville Trade and Tourism Association. Event-goers were greeted with Christmas carols by members of Watkinsville First Christian Church and hot chocolate with all the fixings and tasty cookies, compliments of Oconee State Bank. Children lined up for a photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus and played games with an Elf. But the main attraction was the twenty-foot Christmas tree donated by Greenbriar Leaf Farm that lit up the night's sky as Rev. Doug Ivey of Watkinsville First Christian Church sang, "O Holy Night." What was the best part of December's First Friday event?
Saturday, October 8, 2011
Images from the First Friday fall celebration in downtown Watkinsville on Oct. 7.
Families enjoyed hayrides, homemade ice cream, popcorn, balloon animals, bobbing for apples, and many other activites at the Watkinsville Trade and Tourism Association's October First Friday event. The next First Friday event will be held on Nov. 4. Did you go to October's First Friday? Tell us what you most enjoyed and upload photos! Just click on the "Manage your photos and videos" link under the photo box.