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The 2017 Gingerbread House Contest benefitting Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Georgia takes place Sunday, December 17th, from 3-7:30 pm. Gather your friends and family and design and build your best gingerbread house!  Houses will be auctioned off for donations and/or donated to the Beverly Knight Olson Children’s Hospital. If you want to build:  Dropoff your […]

You are invited to a book signing with Mark Ballard at local designer Cory Jones’ home decor & gift shop, Nine Hundred Ten by Jones and Company, in historic downtown Perry on Sat., Dec. 2nd, from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm.  Look for the green door at 910 Carroll Street. More info on Mark Ballard taken from […]

Perry’s first-ever Festival of Trees will be held Thurs. Nov. 30th-Sun. Dec. 3rd at the Perry Welcome Center.
The Festival features a dozen 7.5-foot Christmas trees beautifully decorated for viewing and silent auction by local civic and community groups. There will be gingerbread houses & a private collection of antique German nutcrackers on display.
Enjoy a wreath-making demonstration by local interior designer and decorator Cory Jones at the Christmas Spirits event on Friday, Dec. 1st, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm with live music & refreshments.  Be sure to visit his shop, Nine Hundred Ten by Jones and Company, on Carroll St. in Perry’s historic downtown for even more exquisite holiday decorations. 
Create something fun at Santa’s Workshop on Sun., Dec. 3rd, from 12:00 noon – 4:00 pm. Kids will have the opportunity to build their own wooden toy & a photographer will be there to capture visits with Santa.
Hours are:
Thurs. & Fri. 8:30 am – 5:00 pm (Free)
Friday evening Christmas Spirits 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm ($10)
Sat. 10:00 am – 4:00 pm (Free)
Sun. 12:00 noon – 4:00 pm (Free)
This event is sponsored by the Perry Public Arts Commission and the Perry Area Historical Society. For more info and for tickets to the Christmas Spirits event, please call Gail Albrecht at 478-283-8021. 

Perry’s first-ever Festival of Trees will be held Thurs. Nov. 30th-Sun. Dec. 3rd at the Perry Welcome Center.
The Festival features 20 decorated 7.5-foot Christmas trees for viewing and silent auction. Each tree is decorated by local nonprofit, civic, and community groups. There will be gingerbread houses & a private collection of antique German nutcrackers on display.
Enjoy a wreath-making demonstration by local interior designer Cory Jones at the Christmas Spirits event on Friday, Dec. 1st, from 5:30 to 7:00 pm with live music & refreshments.  Be sure to visit his shop, Nine Hundred Ten by Jones and Company, on Carroll St. in Perry’s historic downtown. 
Create something fun at Santa’s Workshop on Sun., Dec. 3rd, 12:00 noon – 4:00 pm. Kids will have the opportunity to build their own wooden toy & a photographer will be there to capture visits with Santa. Face painting will also be available.
Hours are:
Thurs. & Fri. 8:30 am – 5:00 pm (Free)
Friday evening Christmas Spirits 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm ($10)
Sat. 10:00 am – 4:00 pm (Free)
Sun. 12:00 noon – 4:00 pm (Free)
This event is sponsored by the Perry Public Arts Commission and the Perry Area Historical Society. For more info and for tickets to the Christmas Spirits event, please call Gail Albrecht at 478-283-8021. 

Like you, we were very excited about this event.  However, a lower than expected number of registrations forced the cancellation of this gathering.  We apologize for any inconvenience and hope that you will understand the circumstances.

Visit perry-ga.gov/leisure-services for more info.