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Every effort has been made to insure the accuracy of this Event Calendar; however we encourage you to confirm times and dates, by using the provided phone numbers.


 Fun attractions in Hart County

For a list of upcoming event check out the Hart County Chamber Event Page.

Hart County Botanical Garden Enjoy six acres of land located by the Recreation Department's new athletic fields and walking trails off the Elberton Highway. (Near Hart EMC) The Northeast Georgia Master Gardeners will be responsible for the planting, maintenance, and identification of the plants in the garden. The Botanical Gardens presently are open from dawn to dusk, free for the enjoyment of the residents of Hart County and surrounding areas.

Hart County Community Theater at 83 Depot Street - Call (706) 376-5599 for production information and dates.

Hart County Historical Museum & Chamber of Commerce. The Teasley-Holland house is a one-story frame Victorian style structure built in 1881. The museum is a source of county historical information. The Teasley-Holland House is also the home to the Hart County Chamber of Commerce. Located at 31 E. Howell Street & open 8:30 am-5pm, Monday-Friday. Call (706) 376-8590 for more information. *(See Map of Downtown Hartwell)

Bluegrass Express - Enjoy bluegrass music every Saturday night in a former cotton warehouse at historic 57 Depot Street in downtown Hartwell. A house band joins nationally known performers, providing music for clogging or just listening for the whole family. The performance starts at 7:00 p.m. and includes authentic bluegrass and gospel music. Adults $6 - Children Free. Call (706) 376-3551 for more information.

The Arts Center - Enjoy the best of regional and national fine arts and fine crafts in a renovated historic building on the square in 338 East Howell Street. Call (706) 377-2040 for more information.

Cateechee Golf Club - Located close to Hartwell Lake this 18 hole Semi-private course is an Audubon Signature Course. Located at 140 Cateechee Trail in Hartwell.

 

Hart County Quilt Trail - Celebrate the uniqueness of Hartwell and Hart County by following our Hart County Quilt Trail. Our quilt trail highlights Hart County landmark, historical and agri-business sites that make the residents and visitors alike feel our community is special and unique.

 

Center of the World Monument - One reminder of the Cherokee Indians is an area designated the Center of the World. The site was a Native American assembly ground where they met for various councils and with traders from Augusta and other southern locations. The Native Americans bartered hides, furs and blankets with the traders. The monument is located near the Fabritex facility and marked by a historical marker on U.S. 29 about three miles south of Hartwell. 

Hart State Park - Swimming, boating, water skiing and fishing at Lake Hartwell are prime reasons to visit Hart State Park in Northeast Georgia. Large mouth bass, hybrid bass, striper, black crappie, bream, rainbow trout and wall-eyed pike can be found in the sparkling waters of this 55,590-acre reservoir. The parks boat ramps and docks offer easy access to all water sports. A swimming beach and numerous picnic tables are also provided. Cottages and most campsites are located on the scenic lake shore. Located at 330 Hart State Park Road in Hartwell.

Hartwell Golf Club - An 18 hole semi-private golf course. Located at 755 Golf Course Road in Hartwell.

Hartwell Marina - View Lake Hartwell from the Marina and see all the beautiful boats. A Ship's store is available. Located at 149 Hartwell Marina Road in Hartwell.

Lake Hartwell Dam - The Dam has a panoramic view of Lake Hartwell and the Savannah River from the top. Walking along the dam is a favorite local activity for exercise! Convenient parking available at the Big Oaks Recreation Park on Hwy 29, just 5 miles south of Hartwell.

Lake Hartwell - One of the Southeast's largest and most popular lakes. 56,000 acres with a 962 mile shoreline. Camping, fishing, swimming, boating and picnicking. Visit the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Information Center. In 2005, the lake had 10 million visitors! Lake Hartwell is the #1 most visited Corps managed lake in the whole USA. Lake Hartwell is a man-made lake bordering Georgia and South Carolina on the Savannah, Tugaloo, and Seneca Rivers. The lake is created by Hartwell Dam.
See map of Lake Hartwell.