Home Alone: Happily Stuck in Augusta
Calling all 90's babies: If you're opting to do the Augusta version of Home Alone (minus Macaulay Culkin) we have you covered for all the indoor activities you'll need.
Photo Credit: Follow those adorable golden retrievers on Instagram @annieandbrissa_thegoldens.
"Get Up Offa That...Couch"
Staying inside for a while? We totally feel ya. Keep the Augusta music scene vibes going by listening to our Soulful Augusta playlist on Spotify that includes James Brown, Jessye Norman, Sharon Jones, and few of our favorite Georgia tributes as well.
ProTip: Let us know how you like our playlist, and feel free to share your playlists with us.
The Secret Life of Pets
Yes, you can absolutely watch this adorable film while you drink pinot noir from Bodega Ultima or Frog & the Hen, but we're really more interested in seeing what YOUR pet does all day now that we've invaded their territories with our quarantine. Use the hashtag #LoveAugusta or #AugustaPets to show us - we're all here to see some puppy love!
ProTip: Make your dog quarantine famous and send us their craziest moments!
Morris Museum of Art: This attraction might be temporarily closed but they're offering FREE resources on their educational blog. This includes coloring sheets, still-life drawing at home, and a free online digital library, so take a much-needed break from home-schooling and make a local quarantini, we have the recipe here.
DIY At-Home Crafts: Feeling crafty while in quarantine? AR Workshop is offering "Take & Make DIY kits." For $25, they'll put together an ADORABLE package that includes brushes, primers, paint & everything you need to make a name plate or door sign. Bonus: Anyone that makes a #LoveAugusta sign should absolutely send our way!
ProTip: AR Workshop will bring your DIY Take & Make kit to you for curbside pickup!
Become a Book Worm
The Book Tavern: Get your reading fix by purchasing audio books online and choosing the tavern as your support store. They'll also be taking orders via email and shipping them straight to you for FREE if your order exceeds $30. Follow them on Instagram (@booktavern) for page-by-page updates.
Local Spotlight: Spending a dollar for great leadership advice? We're ready! Former mayor and author Deke Copenhaver is offering his must-read book, The Changemaker, to be downloaded for 99-cents (you absolutely read that right).
Pro Tip: For all you non-readers out there, cookbooks count too! Look up how to get your hands on local chef and icon,Vera Stewart's cookbook and make the perfect chicken pot pie.
Something to Stream
Okay, so you took a hike with your four-legged friend, you ordered tapas takeout from a local restaurant and had a carpet picnic after doing some "at-home work" (wink wink, we won't tell the boss if you won't). Now it's time to settle down and have a much-needed movie night, so choose one that was filmed right here in Augusta's River Region.
Streaming on Netflix: The Mule featuring Clint Eastwood, Siren, and Saving Zoë. Streaming on Amazon Prime: Encounter.