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Hampton Events

  The Hampton Depot will be haunted on October 26 - 27 from  7- 10 p.m. each night. Tickets are $3. This is a DDA and Main Street Program. On November 3 at 7 p.m. Abraham Lincoln Lives in Historic Hampton. Tickets are $10 each. Be entertained and informed by Nick Nickerson as he tells the life of Abe Lincoln at Speak Easy Book Store, 5 East Main Street, Hampton. On November 8 beginning at 6:30 p.m. there will be Hampton Idol auditions. Present your best holiday song acapella before a panel of judges. Three semi-finalists will be chosen that evening to have a sing-off before the lighting of the Christmas Tree in the Hampton Depot Park on Thanksgiving evening. The winner will be determined by popular vote and the judges’ decision.  The soloist will then perform at Hampton's Christmas at Home celebration on December 6. Call Chris at 678-758-0606 for more information. This is a Main Street and HBMA program and is open to all residents of Henry County; proof of residency is required.


Genelogical Society Meeting

  The Genealogical Society of Henry and Clayton Counties, Inc. cordially invites you to their meeting  Saturday, November 19 at 10 a.m. in the Educational Building, First Baptist Church of McDonough, GA. The speaker will be Dr. William J. Morton and his program will be ”The Story of Georgia’s Boundaries, A Meeting of History & Geography.” This meeting is free and open to the public. Join them for refreshments at the historic Brown House following the meeting. For more info call 770-954-1456.


Cub Scouts

  Faith Baptist Church, located at 346 Highway 138 E (Corner of Highway 138 and Millers Mill Road) in Stockbridge, is now sponsoring Cub Scout Pack 346. This Cub Scout Pack is open to boys in Grades 1 - 5 and meets on Tuesday evenings. For more information, contact Ray or Bobbie Scott at 678-644-5055.


Treats but no Tricks Fall Festival

  On Wednesday, October 31, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. the Open Range Church in Henry County will have their Treats but no Tricks Fall Festival. There will be games, hay rides, prizes, candy, gifts, and everything is free. Come join them for the fun. Visit them at or call 770-530-0279. The church is located at 500 Pullin Road in McDonough.


Turkey Shoot and Trunk-R-Treat

  Oakland Baptist Church will sponsor a Turkey Shoot on October 20 and 27 and November 3 and 10 at 9 a.m. $5 per shot. They will have a Trunk-R-Treat on October 27 from 2 - 4 p.m.  Their Chili-cook off and Cake Walk will be on November 3 from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. They will have Crafts for Holiday Hearts on November 10. Tickets are $15.  Visit or call the church office for more info at 770-957-1222. The church is located at 1005 Hwy. 81 W. in McDonough.


5th Annual Fall Family Fun Fest

  Bethel UMC is hosting their 5th Fall Family Fun Fest, October 27, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. There will be lots of great games, a hayride and bonfire, a haunted house, and affordable food. Admission is free! Family fun for all ages—kids must be accompanied by a guardian. For more info visit or call 770-474-2570. The church is located at 245 Fairview Road in Stockbridge.


Upward Basketball

  Henry Baptist Church is now offering kids currently in 1st-6th grades an opportunity to participate in their Upwards basketball league.  Early registration is until November 9. Registration closes November 16. To register, visit, under the community events tab. The cost for the basketball league is $85 per child and should be paid with registration.  Late registration is $95 and will be through November 16. For more info email or call 770-914-1191.


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