Sometimes you just need a long weekend. And this is that weekend. So, pack your bag and make plans to spend it in Augusta. You'll sip champagne at an art unveiling, watch a terrible 80s film with awesome people, groove the night away to live music, eat great food and take food coma induced naps. Because what else are long weekends for?!

The Place:

The Olde Town Inn - On the edge of downtown in Georgia's oldest neighborhood, this charming inn is the perfect place to spend a long weekend. Night owls will love hanging out at the Fox's Lair - a local bar beneath the inn with a warm atmosphere and regular live music.

The Plan:

Thursday Night (1/26)

Bubbly and art at The Morris. Be among the first to see two new paintings by South Carolina artist, Johnathan Green. Widely recognized as one of America's most outstanding African American artists - you won't want to miss his colorful depictions of Southern culture and traditions.

 

Museum Day. 🎨 #museumday #boamuseaumweekend #solodates #MEtime #artwork #art #augustaga #arttherapy #saturday

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Friday Night (1/27)

Bad movie with awesome people at Le Chat Noir. Grab a drink and chat with directors Rachel Miller and Lizzy Duff. Afterwards, sit back and enjoy the 1988 movie, Scarecrows. Long story short: criminals hijack a plane and force the pilot and his daughter to fly them to Mexico. However, an unexpected landing finds them in a cemetery inhabited by killer scarecrows. Pass the popcorn, please.

 

The Black Cat Picture Show is the place to be tonight! First film begins at 5:30. #blackcatpictureshow #lechatnoir

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Saturday Night (1/28)

Live music and dancing at Sky City. Pick out your Afro, put on your fly collar shirt and platform shoes, and be ready to dance the night away to a live tribute to the best of Parliament Funkadelic by Atlanta's ATL Dreamvision. In the words of George Clinton, do fries go with that shake?

 

January 28th #parliament #funkadelic Doors at 8pm #atldreamvision #upriseententerpise

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Don't Miss:

Edgy local art in the Seeds exhibit at the Westobou Gallery.

 

Snapping a selfie with the James Brown statue on Broad Street.

 

Shopping at eclectic boutiques downtown.

 

 

Gotta Try:

Drinks & Dinner at Craft & Vine. Order The Andouille wood fired pizza and the Red Sangria. Save room for Chocolate Bark!

 

Pork Cheek Hash with a sunny side egg and chimichurri.

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Late night munchies at Knuckle Sandwiches. Try the Chili Cream Dog (if they have it that night) or the PBR-BQ sandwich.

 

Follow. Eat. Love. Knuckles. Nuff said! #iheartthis #foodporn

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Brunch at the Bee's Knees. Order the Chicken & Waffles and a Beermosa.

 

Chicken and waffles!! #southerncomfortfood

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