What to do in Evans, Georgia

Top Things  You Can Do in Evans

Are you moving to Evans, Georgia? Perhaps you want to know how people spend their time in this suburb of Augusta.

Here are some things you can do in Evans, Georgia, whether you are a local or a visitor.

Evans Towne Center Park

If you are looking for the “it” location within the city of Evans, you have found it. The Evans Towne Center Park is the main festival and concert location in the town. It is the home of the Lady Antebellum Pavilion and the Columbia County Amphitheater.

Kids enjoy the splash park at the park in warmer weather and ice skating at the park when it is cold outside. Visitors to the park can rent bikes or let their well-behaved dogs run in the off-leash area.

Check out their website for a list of concerts, festivals, and other special events.

Kayaking Tours

Check out Cole Watkins Tours if you would like to find an outdoor activity that would be great for the whole family. This locally-owned company offers four guided tours of the local waterways called Betty’s Branch, The Augusta Canal Trip, Stallings Island, and the Dam Trip. The company also will rent kayaks to those more experienced with the nuances of the local waterways.

Visit a Spa

If you are less of an outdoorsy person and more of a “drinking cucumber water while wearing a plush robe” type person, there are several spas you can visit that are located in and around Evans. Choose from a relaxing or a deep tissue massage. Have a mani and pedi or relax with a facial.

Leave the outdoor activities for the more adventurous in your group while you listen to classical music and walk around in front of strangers wearing a robe and slippers.

Laurel and Hardy Museum

Although technically this museum is not located in Evans, it is only about 20 minutes away in Harlem, Georgia.

The museum is located in the birthplace home of Oliver Hardy. Still, it features the memorabilia and films of the comedy duo who got their start in the silent era of cinema. Each year, the town hosts a Laurel and Hardy Festival, and attendees often get into the spirit of the occasion by dressing up as the pair. The museum brings in about 500 visitors a month from all over the world.

Augusta Museum of History
Visitors rave about this tiny museum in nearby Augusta. They say that the museum not only covers the local history of the area, but it also focuses on their favorite hometown son, James Brown. Of course, since it is Augusta, there is an entire section dedicated to the sport of golf.

Morris Museum of Art
Art lovers must visit the Morris Museum of Art. The museum celebrates the work of southern artists, including folk artists and craftspeople.

There are ten galleries in the museum arranged by theme. The museum is closed on Mondays and national holidays, and the admission is only $5 for adults and $3 for senior citizens.

Hopefully, we have given you some ideas on what to do in and around Evans, Georgia. Enjoy your visit.

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