Packages and Deals
Packages & Events
Anniversaries & Birthdays
Perk Avenue: Live Music Weekends
Sept. 21 Country Road Cruisers Car Show
Sept. 27-28 Cotton South Arts Festival. Harbor Club.
Oct. 4 Chili Cook-Off
Oct. 19 Spin for Kids
We enjoyed our stay in the Sarah Brady Room. The space was both elegant and intimate ~ the perfect setting for celebrating our eleventh anniversary. We only wish we could have stayed much longer. Our time here was much too short.
- Lawrenceville, GA ~ March 14, 2009
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 play boccie 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
Schedule a tour in a horse drawn carriage at North Georgia Tours! Call Melissa and Charlie Horse at 706-340-4357. Your tour encompasses the real history and true Southern culture of a bygone era.
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 offers great choices and daily specials. A local favorite. Full bar. 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. 706-342-2562
Try Town 220 Restaurant After Dark on Saturday nights - call to make sure of their music schedule! 706-752-1445. Check Atlanta TV CBS review of Town 220 and The Caboose in Rutledge! Full bar.
Ricardo's Kouzzina has an eclectic menu with Greek and Mediterranean dishes; the restaurant anchors anchor the west side of Town Park. Full bar. 706-342-0729
Ricky D's Retro Cinema offers a trendy mix of films with casual dining and a "Backdoor" wine bar for the adults on Fridays & Saturdays at 6 PM! On the square by courthouse.
Looking for something different? Lighthouse Auction offers estate items, collectibles, furniture, tools and more. 1st & 3rd Saturday nights at 7:00 pm. Doors open all day Saturday to preview. 1410 Atlanta Highway.
April 3 - September 29. "Springtime in Madison" Art Exhibition and Show. In the Oak Room at the James Madison Inn, 260 West Washington Street.
September 1- October 1. Fall Golf Special @ Hard Labor Creek Golf Course. Weekdays:$5 Weekends:$35 (18 holes & cart included) Must present ad for special rates.
5 First Fridays in Downtown Madison: 5-8 PM. Stores stay open later, offer specials, and sales! Enjoyable night in Madison, Georgia.
5 MMCC: Farm Exhibit Opening Reception. 6-8 pm. Free and open to public. An exhibition of art inspired by the agrarian life in Morgan County. On display through January 4, 2015.
6 Hard Labor Creek Observatory Open House: 8:00 - 10:00 PM
11 MMCC: Southern Circuit of Independent Filmmakers Screening. 7 PM. Oil & Water. Two boys come of age amid a toxic disaster. $5 members; $7 non-members. Admission includes reception with filmmaker.
6 Hard Labor Creek Observatory Open House: 8:00 - 11:00 PM
11 Southern Circuit Of Independent Filmmakers Screening @ MMCC. 7:00PM
12 Gazebo Grooves Concert @ Town Park. 12PM-1PM
13 MMCC: Open Art Day. Madison Morgan Cultural Center, Steffen Thomas Museum of Art, the Madison Art Guild, and Morgan County African-American Museum open with free admission between 12:00-4:00 PM. Refreshments at each location.
17 MMCC: OLLI @ UGA: Madison Lecture 'Johnny Mercer'. Dr. Glenn T. Eskew will explore work of Johnny Mercer (1909-1976), the jazz-infused Savannah musician.
19. Gazebo Grooves Concert @ Town Park. 12PM-1PM
20 MCAAM: Living Legacy Gala. 5 pm until... 706-342-9191
20 Rock n Roll Cruise-In. Downtown Greensboro,GA - North Main Street only 25 minutes away. 4 - 8 PM. Featuring antique, classic, vintage, street rods, and special interest cars. Live music on Courthouse lawn with dancing, restaurant specials, and more. Band favorites from 50s, 60s...
20 UGA vs Troy
21 Country Road Cruisers Fall Car Show. 706-474-1575. Vintage automobiles roll into town.
26 St James Spaghetti Supper. 5-8:00 PM. A tradition. Eat in or take out. BYOB
27 UGA vs Tennessee
26 Gazebo Grooves Concert @ Town Park. 12PM-1PM
26 St. James Catholic Church Spaghetti Dinner. 5PM-8PM
27-28 Cotton South Fine Arts Festival @ Harbor Club. 706-342-2050
1 MMCC: OLLI @ UGA, Madison Lecture 'Janette Rankin'
3 Gazebo Grooves Concert @ Town Park. 12PM-1PM
4 UGA vs Vanderbilt
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.
4 Hard Labor Creek Observatory Open House: 7:00 - 11:00 PM
11 Annual Rutledge Fall Yard Sale. 8-4 pm.
11 Firefighters Fall 5K & 10K. An annual fall run through Madison's Historic District benefiting Madison's volunteer fire department. Registration required.
11 MCHS: RoboRide. 9AM
11 "Rock Legends Concert" with Billy McGuigan. 7:30 pm. Plaza Arts Center. Eatonton (25 minutes away). 19503-1980s music in multi-media presentation. Reserved seat tickets. 706-923-1655.
16 MMCC: Otherwise Known as Shelia the Great' 9:30AM-11:30AM
17 MMCC: OLLI@UGA Madison Lecture 'Aristopheles & Greek Antiquity'.
18 MMC: Greenprint Ramble. Tour western slice of Morgan County and explore 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.
18 Greenprint Ramble Tour. 2PM-Supper 5:30PM
18 STMA: Golden Ghoul Awards. 7-9 pm
19 Camp Twin Lakes Spin for Kids Bike Ride. www.spinforkids.org
23 MMCC: Southern Circuit of Independent Filmmakers Screening
24 Gazebo Grooves Concert @ Town Park. 12PM-1PM
24 Lighthouse Auction: Sumpter Galley: "Artists of the Southeast Impressionist". Reception to preview artwork. 6 - 8 pm. 1410 Atlanta Highway pm. 200 museum quality artworks. Link to online catalog.
25 Lighthouse Auction: Sumpter Gallery "Artists of the Southeast Impressionist". 2 pm. See above for link to online catalog.
25 MMCC: Farm Day. 10-2 pm.
25 STMA: The Golden Ghoul Awards. Wonderful evening of food, drink, music & costumed fun set in the Steffen Thomas Museum of Art! 7-10 PM
25 MCES: Trick or Trot 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run.
25 Annual Rutledge Spooky Fall Fest. 5PM-9PM
31 Gazebo Grooves Concert @ Town Park. 12PM-1PM
1 Bostwick Cotton Gin Festival & Gin Run. One of the best festivals around and with a working cotton gin - see the raw cotton come off the trucks to be ginned and turned into bales to e shipped to the mills.
3 'The Lightning Thief' 9:30AM-1:00PM
11 MMCC: OLLI@UGA Madison Lecture 'Russian Art History'
13 Dancin' with Madison Stars Fundraiser ~ Boys & Girls Club.
15 UGA VS Auburn
16 MMCC: 'Yankees Marching By'
20 MMCC: Southern Circuit of Independent Filmmakers Screening. 7 pm.
21-23 Christmas in the Counrty- Downtown Rutledge.
22 UGA vs Charlest0n Southern
29 UGA vs Tech
2 Love Light Tree @ Morgan Memorial. Anne Trulock. 706-342-4644
3 MMCC: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Holiday Concert.
5-6 Heritage Hall: Holiday Tour of Homes. The highlight of the holiday season and a special weekend that sells out fast if you plan to stay overnight. We are taking reservations now.
7 Community Holiday Concert. 706-342-4743
13 Christmas Rush Classic 5K. Rusty Ewing. 706-342-4900 x 208
13 MMS: Holiday Parade. 4 pm.
13 MMS: Caroling by Candlelight @ Town Park. 5 pm.
12 MMCC: Southern Circuit of Independent Filmmakers Screening. 7 pm
19-21 MMCC: 14th Annual Antiques Show & Sale. 706-342-4743
12 MMCC: Southern Circuit of Independent Filmmakers Screening. 7 pm
14 STMA: Steffen Thomas Museum of Art Spring Fundraiser. 7-10:00 PM
15 'My Heart in a Suitcase.' 9:30AM-1:00PM
17-19 BRAG Spring Tune Up! 770-498-5153. Here's a quick link to last year's ride.
23 MMCC: Southern Circuit of Independent Filmmakers Screening. 7 pm
23 Madison Fest- Madions Main Street.
30-May 2 MMCC: Spring Tour of Homes.
24-25 Firefly Festival- Madison Main Street.