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7th Annual Briar Patch Arts Festival

  • 7th Annual Briar Patch Festival by Eatonton Mainstreet 100 South Jefferson Avenue Eatonton, GA, 31024 United States (map)
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The Briar Patch Arts Festival is an annual downtown Eatonton event now in its 7th year presented by Eatonton Main Street and the City of Eatonton on the Putnam County Court House Lawn, 100 South Jefferson Avenue and in the streets surrounding the square in Historic Downtown Eatonton, the heart of the Lake Country.

 6 Zones of: Activity, Adventure, Advice, Appetite, Arts and Association that comprise our Historic Downtown Fall Festival.


One of a kind items. This is the go to place for Birthday, Anniversary, Christmas, or just because gifts.


Every delectation and delight to please your pallet.


Inflatable obstacle course and a 24 foot inflatable slide, the GCSU Stem Program with Stem exhibits including a Chemistry Magic Show. 

Phantom Face Paints will be hosting Abstract Art and Face Painting.

The Ritz Carlton Reynolds Lake Oconee Recreation Dept, bring their brand of fun and excitement with their Life size Checker Board, Connect 4,Jenga, Ladder Golf and Bag Toss.

Kid Fit Strong will be here with their bumper balls. 

The Ethen Richardson Foundation will be providing a dunking booth.

The Painted Pineapple will be here offering a free kids craft station. They will have some kits and small projects available for purchase. 

The Saltamacchio Tang Soo Do Karate School will be here with an awesome Karate demonstration. 

Rock Eagle 4H will be here bringing crafts and some of their animal ambassadors!!!

Sparky the Fire Dog the fire engine riding robot will be here as the Putnam County Fire Safety Ambassador to educate the community on fire safety. Be careful or you may get squirted!!!

Plus many, many, more vendors yet to be announced all taking part in the fun factory of the Lake Country, Middle Georgia and beyond!!!


Putnam County Charter School System, the University of Georgia and the National Endowment of Humanities. Oral recordings will take place in the Georgia Writers Museum 109 South Jefferson Avenue, Eatonton, GA.

Our entertainment will include the Putnam County High School Jazz Band, Joey Vargas, Kaitlyn Parham, The Eatonton Harmonettes, The Southern Sassafras Cloggers and Miss Georgia Smith, reciting the Uncle Remus Stories courtesy of the Uncle Remus Museum.

If you would like to become a vendor please either email or call 706 749 9150.

Earlier Event: September 23
Dual Vision: Art Through Different Eyes
Later Event: October 2
The Taste of Eatonton 2017