• Brandon Glover

Plantation Wildlife Arts Festival currently being held in Thomasville

This year's annual Plantation Wildlife Arts Festival is in Thomasville, Ga., from November 1 to November 18, and it has a variety of events. If you enjoy art or wildlife, the festival is perfect for you. According to the official website, pwaf.org, “all Festival proceeds will benefit Thomasville Center for the Arts.” The festival has a variety of events, such as workshops and rallies, and includes both free and paid-for events.

One of the featured artists this year is Brett James Smith. He prefers to use watercolors or oil paints in his art. According to the official website, “Smith’s paintings hang in some of the most prestigious collections throughout the country.”

One of the events that includes an admission fee is the Fine Art Show and Sale. For adults, the admission is $15. For underwriters and those 12 and under, admission is free.

The free events for this year are the following:

-Pines to the People: Sculpture Dedication

Thursday, November 1

5 – 6 p.mm

Thomasville Visitors Center

Free and open to the public

-Wildlife Encounters

Hosted by First Commerce Credit Union and the City of Thomasville

Saturday, November 10

1-3 p.m.

The Ritz Amphitheater, Downtown Thomasville

Free and open to the public; no pets

-Beguiled by the Wild

Hosted by The Pediatric Center

Saturday & Sunday, November 17-18

Sat. 11 a.m. & 1 p.m. | Sun. 1 p.m.

Thomasville Center for the Arts

Free with admission to the Fine Art Show & Sale

-Lay of the Land: Conversation

Featuring Catch50 by Christopher Watt

Sunday, November 18

11:30 a.m.

Thomasville Center for the Arts

Free with admission to the Fine Art Show & Sale

The other events require tickets. The tickets vary in price and can be received by email by buying them on the site pwaf.org, or by being an underwriter. The paid events for this year are the following:

-Red Hills Rover Rally

In partnership with The Wright Group

Sunday, November 11

10 a.m.

Sugar Hill Barn @ Pebble Hill Plantation

By application | Email mmirabzadeh@thomasvillearts.org

-Afternoon in the Field

Presented by First Commerce Credit Union

Sunday, November 11

Doors open at 4 p.m. | Concert starts at 5 p.m.

Pebble Hill Plantation

Complimentary for Underwriters

-Women of Wildlife: Painting Workshop

Hosted by Ashley HomeStore

Thursday, November 15

10 a.m.

Thomasville Center for the Arts Downtown | Studio 209

-Fine Art Show Preview Party

Presented by Synovus

Friday, November 16

6 p.m.

Thomasville Center for the Arts

Complimentary for Underwriters | Limited Single Tickets

-23rd Annual Fine Art Show & Sale

Presented by Synovus

Saturday & Sunday, November 17-18

Sat. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Sun. 11 am – 5 p.m.

Thomasville Center for the Arts

Complimentary for Underwriters | Tickets at the door

-Creative Covey: Floral Workshop

Hosted by Ashley HomeStore

Saturday, November 17

10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Thomasville Center for the Arts

-Bird Dog Bash

In partnership with Wellington Shields

Saturday, November 17

7 p.m.

Sugar Hill Barn @ Pebble Hill Plantation

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