First Friday Celebrates Milledgeville's Roots | Arts & Culture
Milledgeville, Ga. — Milledgeville will be celebrating its roots at the First Friday event on March 1 from 6 to 9 p.m.
Visitors will have the chance to catch a trolley ride to explore four local museums (Georgia’s Old Capital Museum, Old Governor’s Mansion, Sallie Ellis Davis Cultural Arts Center and Allen’s Market) free of charge. Both Sandra Jones and Bob Wilson will be on hand at Allied Arts to talk about the historic architecture photos. The trolley will run from 6 to 9 p.m. The last museum tours begin at 8:30 p.m.
Georgia College Special Collections will be at Digital Bridges showcasing and collecting historical photos of Milledgeville. They are looking for 20th century images, but will accept any images brought in.
"Georgia College Special Collections is proud to partner with Digital Bridges for the March First Friday in downtown Milledgeville,” Special Collections staff member Gordon Thomas said. “Special Collections will be at Digital Bridges collecting Milledgeville history by scanning your old photographs and to record oral history interviews in connection with the Milledgeville Baldwin County Oral History Project.”
Local dancers and the Salsa Club from Georgia College will be dancing in front of J.C. Grant Company to oldies music. Various styles of dance will be featured to show attendees what they could learn in an upcoming dance class offered through the Department of Continuing Education. The class will begin on March 6.