Weekly calendar of events in Oconee County


TOPS weight loss: 7 p.m. Thursday, Government Annex Building, Hwy. 15, Watkinsville. Meetings each Thursday. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) is a nonprofit support group for weight loss. Members can share challenges, successes, or goals, hear a brief program and discuss plans for the week. (800) 932-8677 or www.tops.org.

Coffee and Teacher of the Year Awards: 8-9 a.m. Thursday, Rocky Branch Elementary School, 5250 Hog Mountain Road, Watkinsville. (706) 769-7947.



Zombie Farms and the Masque of the Red Death: 8 to 11:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Zombie Farms, 568 Smithonia Road, Winterville. A haunted walking trail through the woods, storytelling and marshmallow roasting. Kiddie corn mazes and predictable haunted houses for children. Tickets are $20 per person or $18 per person for groups of 10 or more. Upgrade your ticket for an additional $15 and go on a behind the scenes tour (only 100 upgrade tickets will be sold each night). www.zombiefarms.com.



Oconee Regional Humane Society Treasure Sale: Saturday and Sunday, ORHS Adoption Center, 1020 Park Avenue, Suite 101. Purchase Home, office and garden furniture, garden tools and equipment, kitchen appliances, decorative items, children’s clothing, kitchen items, children’s books, and pet supplies. (706) 454-1508 or email ORHSpets@gmail.com.

Oconee Farmer’s Market:

8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, in front of the Oconee County Courthouse in downtown Watkinsville. www.oconeefarmersmarket.org.

Oconee County Chamber of Commerce Scarecrow 5K and Obstacle Challenge: Registration 7:45 a.m., 5K and obstacle challenge 8:45 a.m. Saturday, Watkinsville First United Methodist Church, 1331 New High Shoals Road, Watkinsville. The new course and obstacle course will run through downtown Watkinsville. www.active.com or http://oconeechamber.org/events-calender.htm.

Oconee County Fall Festival: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Rocket Field, Watkinsville. (706) 769-7947.