Community Events

F1RST Friday
Downtown Statesboro  |  5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

On the first Friday of each month enjoy the outdoors, visit the unique downtown boutiques and galleries and sample local cuisine. Merchants and restaurants usually offer First Friday specials and outdoor vendors offer one-of-a-king crafts and treats for you to enjoy.


Statesboro Mainstreet Farmers Market
Saturdays Mornings April to October  |  9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Downtown in the Sea Island Bank Parking Lot

Celebrating its 8th year, the Market is held every Saturday in the Sea Island Bank parking lot. The market has become a weekly harvest celebration for local farmers. Also available at the market are good from local crafters, information on nutrition and sustainability, and live music. Don't miss a single week of this community celebration!


Veterans Day Remembrance
November 11, 2014  |  11:00 a.m., Pre-Program music begins at 10:30 a.m.

Armistice Day, renamed Veterans Day, has been observed since 1919, a year after signing of the World War I Armistice. Join other community members in the Emma Kelly Theater for the annual community observance of Veterans Day. Our keynote speaker will be Lonnie Ellis — a combat Veteran and the new Commander of American Legion Post # 90. Event Organized by Daniel Foglio. Free
Sponsored by Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home

Scare on the Square

Saturday, October 31, 2015  |  4:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Mainstreet Statesboro and the Downtown Statesboro Merchants invite you and your family to one of the best Halloween events in Bulloch County! Enter the costume or scarecrow contest, or just enjoy watching.


Shopping by Lantern Light
Tuesday, November 24, 2015  |  6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Shop for your Thanksgiving feast and holiday décor at the fifth annual Shopping by Lantern Light in the downtown Sea Island Bank parking lot. This much-anticipated event, sponsored by the Main Street Farmers Market, is the culmination of the local harvest season.


Downtown Holiday Celebration
Friday, December 4, 2015  |  5:30 p.m.

Mainstreet Statesboro invites the community to celebrate the Holidays with friends and family in downtown Statesboro. This annual festival includes a golf cart, stroller and ATV parade, photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus, the popular Chili-Town contest, holiday vendors, special exhibits, youth activities, live music and much more!


Community Dance Schools Fall Recitals
Emma Kelly Theater

Nancy Page Dance Recital — December 6, 2015
Helen Redding School of Dance – December 6, 2015
Southern Dance Academy and Baton & the Southern Style Dance Troupe — December 19, 2015

Averitt Center for the Arts
33 East Main Street
Statesboro, Ga. 30458
(912) 212-2787 (ARTS)

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Box Office Hours:
Tuesday – Friday: 12 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.