Jul 14 all-day Arbor Place Mall
Join Beyond the Front Porch as head 200 feet underground and over 100 years back in time to experience life as a turn of the century gold miner. Not only will we enjoy the history and guided tour, but we will also learn how to pan for gold and mine for gems. Register today online at www.beyondthefrontporch.org, email info@beyondthefrontporch.org or call Kascia Lipford (470) 729-3988.
Jul 15 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm O'Neal Plaza
Join the Main Street Douglasville Program and the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) as we celebrate National Ice Cream Day in downtown Douglasville on O’Neal Plaza! On Sunday, July 15th from 3-5PM, participants will be able to enjoy free ice cream, music, games and prizes in celebration of National Ice Cream Day and in association with the Ice Cream Shop Campaign! Questions? Give us a call at (678) 449-3102 or shoot us an email at mckowna@douglasvillega.gov
Jul 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Hunter Park
The Wednesday Wind Down Summer Concert Series is back at Hunter Park this year! The season runs through August 15th. Vendors and Food trucks open at 6 pm, and the show begins at 7 pm and runs until 9 pm. For a listing of scheduled performers please visit www.douglasvillega.gov
Jul 23 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Downtown Douglasville
Join us in downtown Douglasville for this make-up date of Food Truck Mondays, July 23rd from 5-8PM ! With 10 gourmet food trucks to chose from, we are sure all will enjoy this community gathering! So ditch the kitchen and join us in downtown Douglasville for a unique food truck experience! Questions? Contact us directly at mckowna@douglasvillega.gov or (678) 522-1542
Jul 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Hunter Park
The Wednesday Wind Down Summer Concert Series is back at Hunter Park this year! The season runs through August 15th. Vendors and Food trucks open at 6 pm, and the show begins at 7 pm and runs until 9 pm. For a listing of scheduled performers please visit www.douglasvillega.gov
Jul 26 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Ike Owings Community Center Ballroom
 
Jul 28 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Vital Life Chiropractic
Join Vital Life Chiropractic for its first Annual Back to School Bash on July 28th from 4-7 p.m. This will be a fun afternoon for the entire family to enjoy. Come out and enjoy food, a bouncy house, haircuts, pampering for parents, and much more. This event also includes a drive for 100 book bags filled with school items that will benefit children from Burnett Elementary and Factory Shoals Elementary. The Vital Life team looks forward to meeting you all at this fun-filled event!
Aug 1 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Georgia Highlands College
The Summer Douglas County Career Fair is August 1 from 4-6p at Georgia Highlands College Douglasville Campus! If you are interested in having an employer table please email Breezy Straton at bstraton@developdouglas.com. All employers must be in Douglas County and have open, full-time positions! We encourage all career seekers to pre-register at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/august1careerfair
Aug 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Hunter Park
The Wednesday Wind Down Summer Concert Series is back at Hunter Park this year! The season runs through August 15th. Vendors and Food trucks open at 6 pm, and the show begins at 7 pm and runs until 9 pm. For a listing of scheduled performers please visit www.douglasvillega.gov
Aug 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Hunter Park
The Wednesday Wind Down Summer Concert Series is back at Hunter Park this year! The season runs through August 15th. Vendors and Food trucks open at 6 pm, and the show begins at 7 pm and runs until 9 pm. For a listing of scheduled performers please visit www.douglasvillega.gov
Aug 11 all-day Arbor Place Mall
Join Beyond the Front Porch as we embark on a daylong adventure designed to introduce visitors to the dramatic history of space exploration, from early spaceflight to the shuttle program and beyond! We will visit the Museum, Shuttle Park, and Rocket Park, have access to Public Simulators. Register today online at www.beyondthefrontporch.org, email info@beyondthefrontporch.org or call Kascia Lipford (470) 729-3988.
Aug 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Hunter Park
The Wednesday Wind Down Summer Concert Series is back at Hunter Park this year! The season runs through August 15th. Vendors and Food trucks open at 6 pm, and the show begins at 7 pm and runs until 9 pm. For a listing of scheduled performers please visit www.douglasvillega.gov
Sep 8 all-day Arbor Place Mall
Join Beyond the Front Porch as we tour Zoo Atlanta that houses over 1,500 animals representing more than 220 species. The zoo is home to the nation’s largest zoological collections of gorillas and orangutans and is one of only four zoos in the U.S. currently housing giant pandas. Register today online at www.beyondthefrontporch.org, email info@beyondthefrontporch.org or call Kascia Lipford (470) 729-3988.
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Hunter Park
Learn about valuable, complimentary resources available to you courtesy of the Douglasville Convention & Visitors Bureau at the 2018 Family Reunion Workshop! Speak to industry professionals from photographers, attractions, restaurants, hotels and more! Participate in our Family Reunion 101 presentation and gain beneficial information from time tables for planning your reunion, to the best ways to budget for your event. For more information, to become a vendor or register for the event, email tatek@douglasvillega.gov. **Pre-registered attendees are guaranteed a swag bag at the event!**
Oct 13 all-day Arbor Place Mall
Join Beyond the Front Porch as we give students a tour of the gardens and two historic houses, Swan House and 1860’s Smith Family Farm that sits on 33 acres in the heart of Buckhead that was founded in 1926. They also will allow us to explore Georgia’s past through award-winning exhibitions including the Centennial Olympic Games Museum and the Kenan Research Center. Register today online at www.beyondthefrontporch.org, email info@beyondthefrontporch.org or call Kascia Lipford (470) 729-3988.
Nov 10 all-day Arbor Place Mall
Join Beyond the Front Porch as we experience an immersive experience featuring over 230 years of Military History located in Columbus, GA just outside of Fort Benning. This 190,000 sq foot museum houses more than 70,000 military artifacts. We will also enjoy an IMAX movie. Register today online at www.beyondthefrontporch.org, email info@beyondthefrontporch.org or call Kascia Lipford (470) 729-3988.
Dec 8 all-day Ike Owings Community Center
This is the time of year for us to reflect on the field trip experiences that we have shared with many families during the year. We will also recognize the support of our Transportation Sponsors, Lunch Sponsors, Seat Sponsors, Volunteers and Board of Directors. All attendees will enjoy a catered dinner, music, photo booth and entertainment provided by a Caricature and balloon artist. Then we will reveal the field trip calendar for the following year! Register today online at www.beyondthefrontporch.org, email info@beyondthefrontporch.org or call Kascia Lipford (470) 729-3988.