Friday & Saturday Afternoon Movies, Music & More at Callaway Gardens

May 22, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Rachel M. Crumbley | Director of Marketing and Public Relations | Callaway Gardens
Direct: 706-663-5187 | Main:  706-663-6881 or 1-855-421-3120 | Fax: 706-663-5068
Email: rcrumbley@callawaygardens.com
Mailing Address: PO Box 2000, Pine Mountain, GA 31822-2000
http://www.callawaygardens.com

 

 

Friday & Saturday Afternoon Movies, Music & More at Callaway Gardens

 


$5* Admission after 5 p.m.



PINE MOUNTAIN, GA (5/22/15) – Sunsets and Summer fun is the name of the game.  Most every Friday and Saturday beginning at 5 p.m., admission to Callaway Gardens’ Robin Lake Beach becomes $5* -- where every day is a beach day:

Fabulous Fridays – Music, Circus & Movies on the Beach
Fridays, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., the Callaway Gardens Market will feature locally sourced vegetables, fresh breads, meats, crafts and more.  Beginning at 7 p.m., live music will entertain guests prior to the Movies on the Beach.  Guests will enjoy these family-friendly movies:

May 22     Big Hero 6
May 29     Paddington
June 5      Up
June 12    Frozen
June 19    Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
(No movie June 26th due to .38 Special concert)
(No movie July 3rd due to July 4th weekend)
July 10    Earth to Echo
July 17    Strange Magic
July 24    Annie (2014)
July 31    Tinkerbell and the Legend of the Neverbeast
August 7   The Boxtrolls
August 14  The Avengers (2012)
August 21  MacFarland, USA
August 28  Guardians of the Galaxy  

Between May 29 and July 31 (excluding June 26 and July 3), Friday nights will include performances by the famous FSU Flying High Circus at 8 p.m. prior to the movie.

Saturday Sunset DJ, Circus & Music Series
Saturday nights will kick off at 5 p.m. with an onsite DJ.  The following musicians take the stage at 7 p.m. with a performance by the FSU Flying High Circus during intermission:

June 6     Wicked Dixie


June 13    Aces and 8’s


June 20    Brandon Holden


June 27    Sons-N-Britches
July 11    Secret Sauce


July 25    Kyle Wilson
August 1   Wicked Dixie


August 8   Aces and 8’s


August 15  Brandon Holden


August 22  Davis Nix


August 29  Neal Lucas

For more details on the artists, visit http://www.callawaygardens.com/sunsetmusicseries.

All of this is on Robin Lake Beach as well as swimming in Robin Lake, 18-holes of miniature golf, shuffleboard, a children’s playground, and oversized chess and checker sets.  For a nominal fee, Aqua Island, a floating water playground is great fun as are the new two-person Roadster bicycles, bumper blaster boats, paddle boats, Xcelerator water slide, rock climbing wall and spider jump.

A Movie on the Beach or a Saturday Sunset Concert is a great way to end a full day of family fun at Callaway Gardens.  Bring a blanket or chair and enjoy these music and movie nights. The Beach Pavilion Concessions and Beach Bar will be open for patrons.

Admission* for these nights is $5 per adult; $2.50 per child age 6 to 12 and free for children 5 and younger.  Admission will be complimentary for annual passholders and military (active and retired with ID) and half-price for up to four guests in the same vehicle.  Veterans (with ID) receive half-price admission for themselves.

Guests visiting the Gardens during the day will be admitted to the movies at no additional cost.  Day admission is $20*/adult; $10/child (ages 6 to 12); children 5 and younger are admitted for free.  The Gardens and its attractions are open daily during the Summer from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.  The Beach stays open throughout duration of these activities.

Special Musical Events

May 23  The Regulars (special Memorial Day Weekend admission)
May 24  Final Answer Band (special Memorial Day Weekend admission, Sunday)
May 30  Parmalee with Ricky Gunn (special concert admission)


June 26  .38 Special with Sam Koon (special concert admission, Friday)


July 3  Barstool Prophets (special July 4th weekend admission, Friday)


July 4 Swingin’ Medallions (special July 4th weekend admission)


July 5  Chris Collins (special July 4th admission, Sunday)


July 18  Foghat (special concert admission)


September 5  Final Answer Band (special Sky Hot Air Balloon Festival admission)


September 6  Ricky Gunn(special Sky High Hot Air Balloon Festival admission)


September 12  Barstool Prophets (special Craft Beer Festival admission)



The Beach Trip package (http://www.callawaygardens.com/beachtrip) is a great overnight value starting at $119** in the Mountain Creek Inn.  It includes lodging, one session on Aqua Island, bicycle rental and tennis court time.  Package rates in the Southern Pine Cottages, Mountain Creek Villas and Vacation Homes are also available.

Callaway Gardens® is in Pine Mountain, Ga., 60 minutes southwest of Atlanta and 30 minutes north of Columbus.  For additional information, call 1.800.463.6990 or visit http://www.callawaygardens.com.

 


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*Not applicable to Special Events (May 23rd & 24th Masters Water Ski & Wakeboard Tournament, May 30th Parmalee concert, June 26th .38 Special concert, July 4th weekend, July 18th Foghat concert, Labor Day/Hot Air Balloon weekend, Sept. 12th Craft Beer Festival, or any other date designated a special event).

About Callaway Gardens
For more than 60 years, Callaway Gardens has provided “a place of relaxation, inspiration and a better understanding of the living world” for millions of visitors.  Owned and operated by the non-profit Ida Cason Callaway Foundation, Callaway Gardens includes a garden, resort, preserve and residential community on 6,500 acres in Pine Mountain, Ga.  Highlights include a butterfly conservatory, horticultural center, discovery center, chapel, inland beach, nature trails and special events throughout the year.

In addition, Callaway Gardens offers nearly 80,000 square feet of meeting space, 685 guest rooms, restaurants, shops, golf, tennis, fishing and more.

Five unique, close-knit residential communities — with custom home sites, lakefront properties and cottages on the golf course — offer an ideal home away from home or full-time residence.

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