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Posted on: April 4, 2018

WOODSTOCK CELEBRATES GEORGIA'S CITIES WEEK

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WOODSTOCK OFFICIALS AND STAFF CELEBRATE GEORGIA CITIES WEEK


 April 4, 2018 - City officials and staff are excited to announce that the City of Woodstock will be celebrating “Georgia Cities Week” April 22-28. The city will be holding a variety of events throughout the week, including the annual Towne Hall Meet & Greet. The theme of this year’s Georgia Cities Week is “Cities in the Spotlight,” highlighting cities’ important role in the state’s history, economy, and every-day activities of residents.


This is the 19th year Georgia Cities Week has been celebrated in the state and the third year the City of Woodstock has participated.


“We’re very proud of our city and the services we provide that make it attractive to residents and visitors,” said Mayor Donnie Henriques. “Cities provide the services and infrastructure to help businesses grow and sets the stage for events where families and individuals can gather as a community.”


Events planned for the week are:


Sunday, April 22 - Taste & Sound of Woodstock 

Hosted by Main Street Woodstock.  

The 8th Annual Taste & Sound of Woodstock will be held on Sunday, April 22nd, 2018, from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Northside Hospital-Cherokee Amphitheater in downtown Woodstock! Dozens of Woodstock area restaurants will serve delicious tastes of their best dishes and compete in a variety of categories.

The event benefits the Woodstock High School Band Program and there will be live music throughout the day. Don’t miss the mini food truck park and beer garden. The family friendly event will feature a kids zone too!

Taste & Sound of Woodstock kicks off Woodstock Restaurant Week. Admission is free. Tickets cost $0.50 each and packages start at $5. Restaurants may not accept cash and tastes are priced between one and eight tickets each.  For more information, please visit http://visitwoodstockga.com

April 22 – 29 - Restaurant Week

Hosted by Main Street Woodstock

Main Street Woodstock is pleased to announce the return of the semi-annual Restaurant Week April 22-29, 2018.

Join us for a week of specials at your favorite eateries, food shops and special events throughout to celebrate the unique food we have to offer right here in your city!

Try something new at your favorite place or try a place you have never tried before but always wanted to. Each restaurant will offer a special prix fixe menu and food stores will be offering discounts during the week.  We hope to have you come dine with us!

To learn more about participating restaurants, please visit http://visitwoodstockga.com or follow downtown Woodstock on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Facebook - @dtwoodstock

Twitter - @dtwoodstock

Instagram - @downtownwoodstock


Monday, April 23 – Annual Towne Hall Meet & Greet

Join us on Monday, April 23, at 6:00p.m., at the Chambers at City Center, 8534 Main Street, for our annual Towne Hall Meet & Greet.  This is an opportunity for you to meet, converse with, and ask questions of your elected officials and City staff.  City officials and staff from each City department will be in attendance to meet with you.


Monday, April 23 – Friday, April 27 - Where in Woodstock Facebook Challenge

Be sure to follow @WOODSTOCKGAGOVT on Facebook. Throughout the week, staff will post images from around our great City! Guess where exactly the image was taken and win a prize. New postings each day!


Saturday, April 28 – Touch A Truck event

Join Woodstock Police, Fire, Public Works, and Parks and Recreation Departments on Saturday, April 28, 9a-11a on East Main Street in downtown Woodstock.  Vehicles and equipment will be on display. Bring the kids and stop by to see demonstrations and to experience the equipment first hand.


Cities across Georgia will be celebrating Georgia Cities Week, sponsored by the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA), to showcase and celebrate cities and the many services they provide. Based in Atlanta, GMA is a voluntary, non-profit organization that provides legislative advocacy, educational, employee benefit and consulting services to its 521-member cities.


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