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Top 10 Reasons to Visit Dublin This Weekend
Top 10 Reasons to Visit Dublin This Weekend

1.       The Exchange will be having a Back to School Bash on Friday, August 1st and Saturday, August 2nd beginning at 10 a.m. at 1817 Rice Avenue.  Finish school shopping, enjoy additional tax free savings, and send the kids back in style! For more information, call 478-595-0181 or visit www.shoptheexchange.co.

2.       Sunbelt Revolution fires up Downtown Dublin’s First Friday Concert Series Friday, August 1st at 7:30 p.m. at Market on Madison.  Singer/songwriter Chris Lewis puts it all out on the table when writing songs, capturing his experiences and impressions of the world around him. For more information call 478-272-2560 or visit www.marketonmadison.com

3.       Sing along with the band Fall Line at THE 604 from 8:30pm to 1:00am on Friday, August 1st. Come out for a dance, a drink, or a scrumptious meal crafted by Chef Barwick. For more information, call 478-272-6048, or visit www.club604dublin.com.

4.       Cool off? Head to Southern Pines’ Splash Pad awaits you Monday -Saturday 10am to 6pm and Sunday 1pm-6pm. The cost is $2 per person, and the fun can be found at 575 Southern Pines Road. For more information call 478-277-5060 or visit www.dlcra.org.

5.      Experience a specially curated exhibit of selected pieces from the State Art Collection at the newly renovated Dublin Carnegie July 26th – September 11th. Open Monday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., admission to the exhibit is free. Dublin Carnegie is located at 311 Academy Avenue in Downtown Dublin.

Inspired Georgia: 28 Pieces from Georgia’s State Art Collection features original works by renowned Georgia artists such as Benny Andrews, Lucinda Bunnen, Herbert Creecy, Howard Finster, Ruth Laxson, and Nellie Mae Rowe. This exhibit was made possible by Georgia Council for the Arts in partnership with the Georgia Tourism Division and the Georgia Humanities Council. For more information, call 478-272-2560, email info@dublinmainstreet.com, or visit www.dublincarnegie.com.

6.     Visit the Market on Madison farmers market on Saturday, August 2nd, from 7:30am to 12:30pm for a fresh selection of local and organic grown/made produce, jellies, and crafts. For more information, call 478-272-2560 or visit www.marketonmadison.com

7.     The second edition of the heartwarming gospel play God Please Don’t Tell 2 returns to Theatre Dublin August 1st and 2nd at 7:30pm. Full of laughter, tears, and inner reflection, Fred Samuel's writing and direction is brought to life by a lively and talented cast. Advance tickets are available for $10.00 at The Olive Branch at 2036 Veterans Boulevard or $15.00 at the door. For more information, call 478-290-6726 or 478-697-0619 or visit www.theatredublinga.com

8.       Learn with Chef James Barwick on Tuesday, August 5th at 6 pm at Roche Farm and Garden as he teaches you to grow and cook with fresh herbs. He will also demonstrate how to prepare and dry herbs for the use all year long. For more information, call 478-272-3340.

9.       Revel in a strong voice, sweet melodies, and unique sound during Stephanie Quayle’s Guitars and Mason Jars Tour at Theatre Dublin August 9th at 7:30pm. Quayle crafts a sound all her own as she climbs the ladder to country music stardom with singles like "Sugar High" and "Rollercoaster. Special guests include The Jake Clayton Band and Lukas Bracewell. For tickets, call 478-272-2560 or visit www.theatredublinga.com.

10.    Experience The Vietnam Memorial Wall at Dublin Carl Vinson VA Medical Center August 14th – August 17th. Admission is free. Bringing The Wall home to Dublin allows the souls enshrined on the Memorial to exist once more among family and friends in the peace and comfort of familiar surroundings and offers solace and education to new generations. For more information call 478-689-5035, or visit www.vvmf.org

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