Enjoy a Glass Harp Concert or Patty's Day Fun
There's a wide range of things to do in Douglasville this weekend.
- St. Patty's Day Lucky Shamrock 5K, 1-mile Run and Little Leprechaun Tot Trot
Where/When: Clinton Nature Preserve, Ephesus Church Road (one mile west of Post Road), Saturday at 2 p.m.
Why Go: Have fun, get in shape and it benefits Brighten Academy Charter School.
Pricing: $25 for 5K; $15 for Tot Trot and 1 mile.
- Patrick's Day Celebration on O'Neal Plaza
Where/When: O'Neal Plaza, Saturday at 2 p.m.
Why Go: Sgian Dubh alternative Celtic band will perform from from 4 to 6 p.m. Robert Boyd and Mike Jones will play the Bagpipes from 6 to 8 p.m. and Turnstile will perfrom from 7 to 10:30 p.m. Additional performances will be held inside the adjacent Irish Bred Pub.
- Smoky Mountain Gospel Bluegrass Jamboree
Where/When: New Covenant United Methodist Church, Ephesus Church Road (one mile west of Post Road), Saturday at 5 p.m.
Why Go: There's free cornbread, beans and fixin's and music. For more information, contact www.newcovumc.com 770-489-7608.
- Kinna Classic Chamber Concert with Brien Engel on the Glass Harp
Where/When: Cultural Arts Center, Saturday at 7 p.m.
Why Go: Engel is part of an exciting new community helping to revive and promote the enchanting art of glass music. His glass harp is comprised of water-filled goblets and snifters of various sizes, which he plays by carefully rubbing their rims with moistened fingers.
Pricing: $15 tickets ($12 for CAC members)
- 4th Annual Black Diamond Race at New Manchester Elementary
Where/When: New Manchester Elementary School, Saturday at 9:30 a.m.
Why Go: The only school benefit in Douglasville where the teachers race! (There’s also races for adults and all grades through middle school.)
Pricing: $6 to run, $12 with a t-shirt. For more information, contact Jessica Cantrell at 770-65-.4478 for more info.