This Weekend at Callaway Gardens is the Place to Be

Aug 28, 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

 


MEDIA ADVISORY:  THIS WEEKEND CALLAWAY GARDENS’ IS THE PLACE TO BE


 

Movie, Live Music, Fireworks, Wakesurfing and Beach Fun

 

WHAT:
There are so many reasons to be at Callaway Gardens this weekend:

The weather forecast is wonderful.

Robin Lake Beach will be the site of some amazing wakesurfing as it hosts Nautique’s 2015 USA National Wake Surf Championship.

To celebrate the Nautique USA Wake Surf National Championships, at dark there will be a fireworks show.
Friday night will feature the last “Summer Movie on the Beach” for the 2015 season.  The featured attraction is Guardians of the Galaxy.  The movie will begin at dark.  Be sure to bring a chair or blanket.

Musical Artist Neal Lucas will be the feature of Saturday’s Summer Sunset Concert Series.

Admission prior to 5 p.m. is $20/adult; $15/senior; $10/child ages 6-12 and free for children 5 and younger.  Friday and Saturday are the last days of the Summer for $5 admission after 5 p.m.

WHEN:
Friday, Aug. 28 to Sunday, Aug. 31, 2015

WHERE:
Robin Lake Beach, Callaway Gardens, Pine Mountain, GA

HOW:
For details, visit http://www.callawaygardens.com or call 1.800.463.6990.

SCHEDULE OF WAKE SURF CHAMPIONSHP EVENTS:
Competitors, volunteers and spectators are invited to all events!

Friday, Aug. 29
8 a.m. to 8 p.m.  First Qualifying Heats; All competitors are scheduled to ride Friday.

Saturday, Aug. 30
8 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Second Qualifying Heats

Sunday, Aug. 31
8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  Pro Division Finals
3:30 p.m.  Awards Ceremony at the over-water ski Pavilion at Robin Lake

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 thousands of acres in Pine Mountain, Georgia.  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 more than 70,000 square feet of meeting space, 684 guest rooms, restaurants, shops, golf, tennis, fishing, zipline and obstacle course, 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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