Douglas County Georgia

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Douglas County 150th birthday celebration

Douglas County Board of Commission Chairman Dr. Romona Jackson Jones and the Board of Commissioners are hosting a 150th birthday celebration kick-off event marking the significant milestone of Douglas County's existence from 1870 to 2020. The big bash kicks off on January 16, 2020 at 11:30 a.m. at the Douglasville Conference Center, 6700 Church St. Douglasville, GA. This is a big party and celebration that is free and open to the public.

Multiple events during the year, both existing events and new events will occur celebrating the 150th birthday of Douglas County. The actual birthday date is October 17th. Citizens should monitor this calendar for a list of events throughout the year that will be updated to alert people of what, where and when events will be happening in celebration of Douglas County's 150th celebration.

January

  • Douglas County 150th Birthday Celebration Kickoff - 1/16/2020 at 11:30 a.m. at the Douglasville Conference Center. Food and Entertainment will be provided.
  • Celebrating Artists of Color "Through the Years" Artist Reception - 1/25/2020 from at 5:00 p.m. (Partnership with the Cultural Arts Council and Douglas County Connection)

February

  • "Our Past" Douglas County Sesquicentennial Exhibit Reception - 2/25/2020 at 4:00 p.m. (Douglas County Museum of History & Art)
  • Douglas County Black History Program: Honoring R.L. Cousins and Hutcheson High School - 2/19/2020 at 6:00 p.m. at Douglas County Courthouse.

March

  • Douglas County Historic Site Trail Opening - 3/17/2020
  • Mad Hatter's Tea Party 3/21/2020 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (Partnership with Cultural Arts Council) (Kids event)
  • Douglas County Women's History Month Reception 3/24/2020

October

  • Founder's Month Celebration - 10/1/2020 (Douglas County Museum of History & Art)
  • Magical Evening of Celebration/Birthday Party - 10/16/2020
  • Citizen Celebration/Family Fun Day - 10/17/2020