Packages and Deals
Packages & Events
Anniversaries & Birthdays
March 13 - Taste of Madison
March 29 - Peace, Love & Rockin' Art @ Steffen Thomas
April 4-6 BRAG Spring Tune-Up Ride
April 7 - 13 Masters Tournament
April 26 MadisonFest
The long drive from Cocoa Beach was easy because we knew what we were treating ourselves with - a 'Brady Inn' stay! We love it here! It's like a perfect dream. -Second Visit
- Cocoa Beach, FL - December 24, 2012
Calendar of Events: scroll down for events by month
Book Early for Special Events ~ Two Night Minimums May Be Required
Don't forget that you can golf, canoe, swim, bike, go horseback riding, and play tennis in the area. At the Inn, you can playbocce ball, croquet, badminton, horseshoes, ride our bikes, or just swing in the hammock!
Location! Location! Location!
Have a hankering to explore? Got the time to really tour? Brady Inn is the perfect place to stay while you explore the Antebellum Trail, the Historic Heartland, Treasures Along I-20 Trail, and Georgia's Lake Country. Of course, you have to experience Madison's breathtaking beauty and history first! You'll need several days to do it all and we'll help plan your itinerary.
FARMeander is a map-based tour guide to farms and farm-related activities in Morgan, Newton, and Walton Counties and includes tours, pick-our-own, markets and festivals. 706-342-9252 www.mmcgeorgia.org (April 12-13, 2014)
Budget Travel Online Magazine announced their Top 16 Most Beautiful Villages in the WORLD…and Madison, Georgia made the LIST!
Although we take great care to insure accurate information, events and dates are subject to change. Use the key below for organization names, links, and phone numbers:
CVB - Madison Visitor Center/Chamber 706-342-4454
HLC - Hard Labor Creek State Park 706-557-3001
MAG - Madison Artist Guild 706-752-0137
MCAAM - Morgan County African American Museum 706-342-9191
MMCC-Madison-Morgan Cultural Center 706-342-4743
MMOFA - Madison Museum of Fine Art 706-485-4530
MMS - Madison Mainstreet: City Website 706-342-1251 x 208
STMA-Steffen Thomas Museum of Art 706-342-7557
Thursday Nights: Amici Italian Cafe provides a mean game of Trivia and great hot wings -- not to mention their super pizza! 706-342-0000.
Madison Chophouse Grille from 6:30-8:30 pm features talented high school student musicians on Thursday evenings. 706-342-9009.
Fridays & Saturdays, Perk Avenue offers up-and-coming talent as well as seasoned performers such as John Berry & Randall Bramlett. Make reservations for dinner and stay for the show or a cover and enjoy libations and entertainment.
On Tuesday evenings join local Bluegrass pickers at Perk and dine on the Bluegrass special. If you play, pick, or play spoons, you are invited to join in! 706-342-2562
Try Town 220 Restaurant After Dark on Saturday nights - call to make sure of their music schedule! 706-752-1445
Ricardo's Kouzzina is the newest restaurant in Madison which also hosts live music on occasion. 706-342-0729
If country music is YOUR thing, head on over to Cowboys in the Country located in Rutledge on Wednesday evening for dinner and line dancing and on Saturday for live music! Lunch is available on Tuesday through Friday from 11 am - 2 pm. Come on down! 706-557-1446
Now - April 13 MMCC: Georgia and Beyond. Southern Self-Taught Art, Past and Present. Folk Art curated by Susan Crawley highlights accomplishments of vernacular artists like Thornton Dial, Bill Traylor, Howard Finster, Clemintine hunter, Nellie Mae Rowe, and George Andrews.
Feb. 4 - March 29 MAG: XLG Show @ Town 220 Restaurnat & Gallery. The Work of Our Hands. Margaret Warfield & Elizabeth Collins.
1 HLC: "Historic Wagon Rides" 1 - 4 pm. Space is limited, pre-registration required. $5 plus $5 parking 706-557-3001
7 Perk Avenue: Matt Rogers 8 PM. Reservation recommended.
7 MAG: Mardi Gras Themed Open House. Madison Artists Guild. 5 -8 PM. Food, drinks, door prizes & fun!
8 Perk Avenue: The Unusual Suspects. Reservations recommended.
11 MMCC The Hall: University of Georgia OLLI Lecture Series 2:30-3:45- 706-342-4743
13 CVB: Taste of Madison at The Hall. 5:30 -7:30pm. Tantalize your taste buds with a great sampling from 20 local restaurants, including locally grown products. Bid on spa treatments, weekend getaways, golf packages and more at the silent auction. Adults $20. Limited tickets - get yours now! 706-342-4454.
14-15 Perk Avenue: Billy Dean. 8 PM Reservations recommended.
14 HLC: "Full Moon Carriage Rides" - 7:30 - 8:30 & 8:30 - 9:30 pm. Meet at the beach parking lot. $5 plus $5 parking 706-557-3001
15 HLC: Full Moon Kayak Tours. 7 - p PM. Registration required. $15 + $5 parking fee. 706-557-3001.
16 MMCC: Ceremony for Winship & Brother Cotton Gin installation at the Madison-Morgan Cultural Center at 4 PM. 706-342-4743.
16 HLCSP: Full Moon Magic. 8:30 - 10:3 pm. 706-557-8001
20 MMCC: 'Perfect Strangers'. Southern Circuit Independent Filmmakers. True life story of two unique characters, one kidney, and a four-year journey of twists and turns. $5 member; $7 non-member. Beer, wine, soft drinks for sale. Popcorn is free! 7 pm. 706-342-4743
22 Perk Avenue: The Ball Barings Band. 8 PM. Reservations recommended.22
22 HLCSP: Owl Prowl & Night Sounds Hike. 8:00-9:30 pm.706-557-8001.
22 STMA: Spring Gala : "Peace, Love, & Rockin' Art". A 60s themed event so dress the part! 7 pm-10 pm - 706-342-7557 www.steffenthomas.org
28 Perk Avenue: Butch Evans & The Buckheads. 8 pm. Reservations recommended.
28 HLCSP: Constellations by Carriage. 706-557-8001
28-29 Fiddler on the Roof. Morgan Community Players. Morgan County High School. 7 pm both nights; 1 pm on Saturday.
28-29 Lake Oconee Quilt Guild will host a quilt show from 10 AM - 6 PM at Festival Hal in downtown Greensboro, GA. $7. Features 150 quilts made by guild members. Visit LOQG.org for more info.
29 Perk Avenue: The Thomas Fountain Band. 8 PM. Resevations recommended.
29 HLCSP: New Moon Kayak Tour. 7:30 - 9:30 pm. 706-557-8001.
1 Ice Cream Social. Antique Sweets 10th Anniversary Party. Come for a cup of homemade ice cream and a special chocolate treat! 4 - 6 PM.
2 - 29 MMCC: Chamber Music Festival. 12th Annual Concert Series.
4 MAG: Downtown Treasure Hunt.
4 Country Road Cruisers Spring Cruise-in. 5:30 PM W. Jefferson Street. 706-474-1575
4 MMS: Gazebo Grooves ~ to be announced. 12 PM Lunch time concert. Pennington Gazebo in Town Park!
5 Old Buckhead Days 2014: Parade 10 AM Buckhead GA 706-342-6636
5 MMOFA: Twitter This Art Exhibit 706-340-8395. An art exhibit & event with a birdwatching & greenspace theme. $5. Bring your binoculars and your ticket will be entered in a raffle! Refreshments. 4-7 PM.
5 MMCC: Storytelling Festival- 706-342-4743- www.mmcc-arts.org
7-13 The Masters - Augusta, GA . Booking now by phone. Augusta is only 90 minutes away - a straight shot on Interstate 20. Choose the Get Up & Go breakfast option or our famous full-service breakfast, and you will be ready for a great day of golf! Relax afterward with a glass of wine or bottle of beer on us!
10 MMCC: 'The Retrieval'. Southern Circuit Independent Filmmakers. Feature length film about a bounty hunter and a young boy's journey during the Civil War. 7 pm. $5 member; $7 non-member. Beer, wine, soft drinks for sale. Popcorn free! 706-342-474311 MMS: Gazebo Grooves ~ Apalachian Rhythm. 12 PM Lunch time concert. Pennington Gazebo in Town Park!
12 Annual Rutledge Spring Yard Sale. 8 AM - 4 PM 706-557-9021
12 MMOFA: Slow Art Day. 706-340-8395.
12-13 MMC: FARMeander Weekend See up to 8 farms and opportunity to taste the bounty of Morgan & Newton Counties and dine with the local farmers who provide our food. Partnering with GA Food Tours. 706-342-9252
18 MMS: Gazebo Grooves ~ Craig Niedlinger. 12 PM Lunch time concert. Pennington Gazebo in Town Park!
25 MMCC: 'Three Paths' Visual Arts Exhibit Opening Reception 6 pm-8 pm; 706-342-4743 or www.mmcc-arts.org. Runs thru August 17, 2014
25 MMS: Gazebo Grooves ~ David Shytle Band. 12 PM Lunch time concert. Pennington Gazebo in Town Park!
26 MMS: MadisonFest More than 50 vendors of gardening, landscape, arts, crafts, and culinary products & services showcasing green & eco-friendly wares. Plant sale. Free lectures. Crafting. Live music. Food, cold beer, fun! All day long! Free admission. Town Park. 10 - 4 PM.
1-3 MMCC: Madison in May Spring Tour of Homes & Gardens. This three day self-guided tour celebrates southern history, achitecture, and art in one of Georgia's oldest and largest historic districts! 10 am-5 pm. Stay Wednesday and save on lodging; tour Thursday. Reserve your tickets when you reserve your room. We fill up very early so act quickly! 706-342-4743.
3 MMC: Derby Day. Live horse race at Goose Creek Farm. 4:30. 706-342-9252
9 MMS: Gazebo Grooves ~ Bluegrass of Praise. 12 PM Lunch time concert. Pennington Gazebo in Town Park!
16 MMS: Gazebo Grooves ~ The Skipperdees. 12 PM Lunch time concert. Pennington Gazebo in Town Park!
23 MMS: Gazebo Grooves ~ Buckhead Bluegass. 12 PM Lunch time concert. Pennington Gazebo in Town Park!
26 Memorial Day Ceremony. Annual Ride for America, American Legion, and City of Madison gather in Town Park.
14 African-American Museum Jazz. Fundraising event in Town Park. Featuring the 2nd To None Band and the 3x Jazz Band. Tickets required.
3 MMCC: Independence Day Picnic & Free Concert 7 pm- 706-342-4743
25 Firefly Festival. Town Park. Family Night on Friday. Ticket includes all activities in the park.
26 Firefly Festival. Date Night! Twilight Concert & Dance featuring The Sounds of Motown Band. Picnics & coolers welcome on Saturday night.
21 Fall Car Show. 706-474-1575. Vintage automobiles roll into town.
4 10th Annual Downtown Chili Cook-off & Fall Festival. Sample a healthy mix of chili from amateurs and experts from around the southeast. Live entertainment, vendors, and chili make for a great day in Town Park. Free admission.
11 Firefighters Fall 5K & 10K. An annual fall run through Madison's Historic District benefiting Madison's volunteer fire department. Registration required.
18 MMC: Greenprint Ramble. Tour western slice of Morgan County and esplore the history of the families who lived in and built the communities of Rutledge, Dorsey, Fairplay, and Reese.at 2 pm. Supper at 5:30 pm at Ainslie's Ardenlea Farm - the site where General Slocum's Union troops camped on the March to the Sea 150 years ago.