Entries by Raquel Cobb

, ,

5 family-friendly things to do in October

Cooler weather, ripe pumpkins, and scary costumes are just a few things that describe the month of October. Enjoy these things and more next month with these 5 family-friendly activities in Watkinsville and Oconee County, Georgia. Cinema & S’mores at Rocket Field Oconee State Bank will sponsor October’s First Friday on Main with a movie […]

, ,

5 places to tour art studios

Known as the Artland of Georgia, Watkinsville-Oconee County boasts many art adventures. From public art exhibitions to premier art events, Watkinsville is home to some of the finest pieces of art by some of the most talented artists in the state and country. During your art excursion through Watkinsville, Georgia, take a moment to see […]

,

Burgers ‘n Beers

We’re celebrating the flavors of Oconee County! Let’s explore some of the best burger and beer pairings in the area. Get your taste buds ready as we travel from Downtown Watkinsville to Epps Bridge with burger and beer flavors you must try. Chops & Hops At Chops & Hops, located in Downtown Watkinsville, try the […]

,

2017 Oconee County Restaurant Poll Winners

This week we kicked off Georgia Restaurant Week with our annual restaurant poll. See the results of the poll below. With more than 50 restaurants throughout the county, there are endless options for our visitors to indulge in some of the best cuisines in the state. Try these favorites during your next visit, and explore […]

, ,

4 Facts about Elder Mill Covered Bridge

Oconee County’s Elder Mill Covered Bridge is one of Georgia’s 13 covered bridges that carries traffic. The bridge is a popular attraction in Watkinsville, and is the only covered bridge featured along Georgia’s Antebellum Trail. Check out these four facts about the bridge, including some of the notable people who influenced the bridge. 1. The […]

, , , ,

Walking in Watkinsville

There is a lot to do on foot in Watkinsville. Park your car and explore public art, locally owned restaurants, and walking trails all within a 1-mile streak. Start at the Oconee County Welcome Center in Downtown Watkinsville, and pick up a map highlighting the area’s unique shops, historic sites, dining and parks.   Public Art […]