Great Southern Bluegrass Festival Great: 5-10 p.m. Friday and noon to 10 p.m. Saturday, Pickers Paradise Park, 2217 Maddox Road, Ochlocknee; featuring Grasstowne; $10 Friday, $20 Saturday, $25 weekend pass; www.pickersparadise


Old Timey Plant Sale: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Birdsong Nature Center, 2106 Meridian Road, Thomasville; free; (229) 377-4408 or (800) 953-2473 or

Camak Railroad Days: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 5, Camak; festival offers historic railroad memorabilia, arts and crafts, food vendors, live entertainment and turn of the century church service; free; (706) 465-2332

A Celebration of History and Southern Culture: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 5, Robert Toombs House Historic Site, 216 E. Robert Toombs Ave., Washington; (706) 678-2226

UGA International Street Festival: Noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 5, College Square, Athens; cultural displays, traditional costumes, dances and bands; free;

Masters Week Parent and Child Mini-Golf Tournament: 1-4 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, Elijah Clark State Park, 2959 McCormick Highway, Lincolnton; teams of one parent and one child playing 18 holes; prizes awarded to top finishers, best-dressed team, longest traveled and the first hole in one; $2 per child until April 8; $3 per child April 9; (706) 359-3458



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