Movie in the Park June 2011
Movie night @ THE MILL puts smiles on little faces. Hula hoop and limbo competitions, a giant inflatable slide, color hair spray and glitter tattoos are just a few of the activities you can expect while we’re waiting for the sun to go down. On Saturday, June 11, the feature movie was “Yogi Bear”.
The Alabama Blues Brothers June 2011
Do you love blues and rock? On Saturday, June 11, The Alabama Blues Brothers ignited the stage. They are the only Blues Brothers impersonators in the world who are actual brothers. The Alabama Blues Brothers have performed to more than 2000 audiences and have been reviewed as two of the most realistic Blues Brothers impersonators.
Christmas Tree Lighting + Arrival of Santa December 2010
Wintery fun celebration! On Saturday, December 4, we met on this cold evening @ THE MILL to welcome the Christmas holiday season. Toys for Tots accepted monetary donations and new toys for children of West Georgia. Gloria Bannister and the 24 Karat Jazz band performed festive Christmas carols, and we enjoyed dance performances by Michelle’s Academy of Dance. Local businesses gave complementary hot chocolate and treats for tasting at their shops and @ THE MILL.
Villa Rica Pet Parade November 2010
A day for our “furry friends”! Young and old, big and small, furry and feathered, four legs or two, on Saturday, November 6, folks grabbed their family and friends and joined in this fun-filled day. Ribbons were awarded for pet games and contests. Each pet received a Villa Rica Pet Parade dog tag and a bandana for attending this event.
Downtown Trick-or-Treat + Halloween Fest @ THE MILL October 2010
Children enjoyed the best of both worlds in a safe environment @ THE MILL and throughout downtown. Downtown business owners handed out candy at their shops and @ THE MILL. On Saturday, October 30, kids and parents participated in a parade of costumes, hay rides, played games for candy, got their face painted, got a new hair-do at our “Crazy” hair booths and danced on THE MILL’s dance floor.
Golden City Cruisers Car Show + Halloween Fest “Grand Finale” October 2010
8th Annual Charity Car Show – On Saturday, October 16, event-goers enjoyed an afternoon filled with 150+ classic cars and street rods, a costume contest, tasty food and live 50s music performed by Ernie Baker & the Thunder Thieves. Other activities included a $1,000 raffle, cake walk, 50/50 and “Coffin for Cash” for a chance to buy the key to open the coffin that contained hundreds of dollars.
“A Taste of Villa Rica” October 2010
Get you hunger “On”! On Saturday, October 9, arts and crafts vendors, artists groups, area restaurants and local businesses participated in the inaugural “A Taste of Villa Rica”. This event provided a wonderful opportunity for local eateries and sponsors to promote their business in our community while supporting the Rapha Clinic.
Golden City Cruisers Car Show “Cruise-In” September 2010
An afternoon filled with 100+ classic cars and street rods, tasty food and live rock music performed by 7 Sharp 9
On Saturday, September 18, car enthusiasts came from near and far to enjoy the sights and sounds @ THE MILL.
Historic Gold Rush Festival September 2010
Enjoy everything that makes the Historic Gold Rush Festival the exciting event that it is – friends, food, fun, crafts, 5k road race, a parade and free music! On Saturday, September 11, a record number attended this full day of fun and entertainment.
Movie in the Park August 2010
Movie night @ THE MILL is a real treat! Whether your teen is normal or he/she’s discovered that they are the descendant of a Greek, they enjoyed this night. On Saturday, August 21, the feature movie was “Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief”.
Summer Concert with Tropical Steel Vibes August 2010
The sound of the islands! With the toasty, hot temps and the sound of steel drums, the audience was swept away to a tropical destination. On Saturday, August 7, Tropical Steel Vibes performing reggae, calypso and other Island-flavored music.
Movie in the Park July 2010
Movie night @ THE MILL is fun! There are numerous activities from which to choose – karaoke, games, face painting and glitter tattoos to name a few. Hot? Cool off at the misting tent while you’re waiting for the sun to go down. On Saturday, July 24, the feature movie was “Alvin & The Chipmunks – The Squeakquel”.
Summer Concert with broadBAND July 2010
Country music at its best! On Saturday, July 10, this all-girl band entertained the audience with a great mix of southern rock, pop and country girl power.
The Market @ THE MILL Farmers’ Market – June through September 2010
Local farmers bring fresh produce from their gardens each week to sell to the public at this green space venue. Enjoy homegrown fruits, vegetables, plants, herbs, flowers, eggs, homemade baked goods, jellies and jams and honey and cooking demonstrations, too.
Movie in the Park June 2010
Movie night @ THE MILL puts smiles on little faces. Games, face painting and glitter tattoos are just a few of the activities you can expect while we’re waiting for the sun to go down. On Saturday, June 18, the feature movie was “Where The Wild Things Are”.
Summer Concert with Lola Gulley June 2010
Do you love southern blues? On Saturday, June 5, Lola Gulley ignited the stage with her dynamic blues and R&B sound.
FUNcert Friday May 2010
Everyone has a blast at our concerts. On Friday, May 21st, concert-goers relaxed to the big band sounds of the Del Baroni Orchestra with hits from such artists as Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Harry Connick, Tony Bennett and Ella Fitzgerald @ THE MILL amphitheater.
THE MILL Grand Opening May 2010
A Cause for Celebration! On Saturday, May 8th, the City of Villa Rica celebrated the grand opening of THE MILL amphitheater with performances by the Thomas A. Dorsey Choir, League of Decency and Blend of Men along with a ceremonial ribbon cutting, food and craft vendors, a hands-on gold panning exhibit, kidz corner and more.