Atlanta Metro / Jonesboro

Clayton County Visitor Center

104 North Main Street
Jonesboro, GA 30236

770-478-4800 | 800-662-7829
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Make your first stop in Clayton County Visitor Center to gather information, maps or event calendars. While you're there, tour the Road to Tara Museum and purchase souvenirs from the gift shop featuring "Gone With the Wind" items, regional food and gifts. 

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Monday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
    Tuesday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
    Wednesday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
    Saturday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM

    Designations

    Regional Visitor Information Center Program-Certified Welcome Centers

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking, Parking on Site, Public Restrooms

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Open Year 'Round

    Group Amenities

    Group-friendly, Motorcoach-friendly

    Information/Services Provided

    Maps/Brochures/Guides, Welcome Center

    Service Type

    Convention & Visitor Bureau (CVB)

Events

  • Booth Western Art Museum Exhibit

    Booth Western Art Museum Exhibit

    04/03/2015 - 05/27/2015

    Bring out the cowboy boots for Arts Clayton Gallery's exhibit featuring a collection from the Booth Western Art Museum. The collection will be on display from April 3 through May 27. Enjoy a preview party on May 1, 2015, and enjoy tasty treats while walking around the gallery admiring the collection on display.

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  • Australian Chamber Orchestra

    Australian Chamber Orchestra

    04/12/2015 - 04/12/2015

    With "the energy and vibe of a rock band and the ability of a crack classical chamber group" (The Washington Post), the Australian Chamber Orchestra brings music vividly, irresistibly, to life. The upper strings of the ACO perform without a conductor, led by charismatic violinist/artistic director Richard Tognetti. The program includes Sergey Prokofiev's Visions Fugitives (in Rudolf Barshai's transcription adapted for chamber orchestra by Tognetti) and Mozart's Symphony No. 40 in G minor, ... read more

  • Dorothea Roschmann and Mitsuko Uchida

    Dorothea Roschmann and Mitsuko Uchida

    04/19/2015 - 04/19/2015

    Born in Flensburg, Germany, Dorothea Röschmann made a critically acclaimed debut at the 1995 Salzburg Festival as Susanna in Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro, with conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt. Her many recital appearances include New York's Carnegie Hall, London's Wigmore Hall, Amsterdam's Het Concertgebouw, Vienna's Konzerthaus and venues in Antwerp, Lisbon, Madrid, Cologne, Brussels, Oslo, and at the Edinburgh, Munich, and Schwarzenberg Festivals. The New Criterion calls her "a Schwarzk... read more

  • Ian Bostridge and WenWen Du, performance

    Ian Bostridge and WenWen Du, performance

    04/25/2015 - 04/25/2015

    Schubert's Winterreise (Winter Journey) has been a hallmark for much of Ian Bostridge's career; he is considered a leading interpreter of the song cycle, both musically and academically. His just-published book, Schubert's Winter Journey: Anatomy of an Obsession is "a cross between an idiosyncratic guide to the song cycle and a freewheeling meditation on it," according to The New York Times. Bostridge, partnered with emerging pianist Wenwen Du, will perform Winterreise in its entirety at the ... read more

  • Native American Heritage Day

    Native American Heritage Day

    04/25/2015 - 04/25/2015

    Come out for a day of family fun that brings Native American heritage and culture to life. Get a hands-on learning experience through crafts and activities. You'll also get to watch Native American dancers perform, and try traditional food. 

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  • Georgia Archives History Symposium

    Georgia Archives History Symposium

    04/25/2015 - 04/25/2015

    Join the Georgia Archives for their first Georgia Archives History Symposium on April 25, 2015. This year's program will focus on the War of 1812. Hear several speakers discuss the war in general and its impact on Georgia. Speakers include: Dr. Adam Tate with Clayton State University, Mr. Mike Bunn, recent Executive Director of the Historic Chattahoochee Commission, Mr John Mitchell with the Cumberland Island National Seashore, Mr. Daniel Elliot with LAMAR Institute, Ms. Dianne Cannestra and ... read more

  • Benjamin Grosvenor, piano performance

    Benjamin Grosvenor, piano performance

    04/26/2015 - 04/26/2015

    At the age of 19, pianist Benjamin Grosvenor performed with the BBC Symphony Orchestra on the First Night of the 2011 BBC Proms to a sold-out Royal Albert Hall. Since then, he has dazzled critics and audiences alike with his exquisite technique and ingenious flair for tonal color. 

    Now 22, Grosvenor makes his Spivey Hall debut recital with Frédéric Chopin's Mazurkas Op. 63 No. 2 in F minor and Op. 30 No.4 in C-sharp minor, as well as his Barcarolle, Op.60; Johann Sebastian Bach's Ch... read more

  • Southern Crescent Symphony Orchestra

    Southern Crescent Symphony Orchestra

    05/01/2015 - 05/01/2015

    The Southern Crescent Symphony Orchestra is a community orchestra devoted to meeting the cultural needs of audiences and performers in the Southern Crescent area of Metro Atlanta. Members of the orchestra include professional musicians, music educators, amateur musicians and students. Dr. Bell will conduct this performance at Spivey Hall. 

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  • Lunch & Learn Lecture Series

    Lunch & Learn Lecture Series

    05/08/2015 - 05/08/2015

    Add a little history and heritage to your lunch hour by attending the Georgia Archives Lunch and Learn lecture series. Take an hour at lunch and join in the discussion of the month. This month, Dr. Roland Welmaker, Sr., Manager of Technical Services/Archivist of the Morehouse School of Medicine discusses The Collections and Holdings of Morehouse School of Medicine.

    Feel free to bring lunch into the lecture.   

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  • Opening Day at The Beach

    Opening Day at The Beach

    05/23/2015 - 05/23/2015

    Opening Day means summer is right around the corner. Celebrate Opening Day at The Beach splashing around in the water and having fun on the slides. Enjoy live entertainment and fireworks at dusk (around 9 p.m.). Start creating those summer memories at The Beach.

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  • Beach Opening Day

    Beach Opening Day

    05/23/2015 - 05/23/2015

    Opening Day means summer is right around the corner. Celebrate Opening Day at The Beach with live entertainment and fireworks at dusk. Make a splash in the water and start creating those summer memories with family and friends.

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  • Quarterly Lecture

    Quarterly Lecture

    06/06/2015 - 06/06/2015

    Come to the Georgia Archives for their Quarterly Lecture series and dig a little deeper into Genealogy this month. Speakers include Susan Sloan and Ken Thomas among others.   

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  • Lunch & Learn Lecture Series

    Lunch & Learn Lecture Series

    06/12/2015 - 06/12/2015

    Add a little history and heritage to your lunch hour by attending the Georgia Archives Lunch and Learn lecture series. Take an hour at lunch and join in the discussion of the month. This month, Brian Tucker, State Archaeologist with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and Historic Preservation Division discusses Digging Georgia. 

    Feel free to bring lunch into the lecture.   

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  • OurSong: The Atlanta Gay and Lesbian Chorus Concert

    OurSong: The Atlanta Gay and Lesbian Chorus Concert

    06/13/2015 - 06/13/2015

    Dedicated to performing high-quality music while celebrating the uniqueness of gay and lesbian experience, OurSong provides a visible presence in Atlanta and positive voice for its LGBTQA communities. Singing music both serious and light-hearted, OurSong enriches the lives of its members and its audiences alike.

    This performance begins at 8:15 pm.   

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  • Youth and Adult Fishing Derby

    Youth and Adult Fishing Derby

    06/13/2015 - 06/13/2015

    Are you a fan of fishing or have one in your family? Enjoy a day of fishing on the Upper Lake at Clayton County International Park while trying to catch the heaviest catfish or bass (prizes awarded). Please bring your own bait and equipment. Open to all ages.   

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  • 4th of July at The Beach

    4th of July at The Beach

    07/04/2015 - 07/04/2015

    Stay local this 4th of July and have fun in the sun at Clayton County International Park. Splash around in the water, zip down the slides and let your kids play in the kids area. Live entertainment will be there throughout the day and fireworks start at dusk. Sounds like a great summer day!   

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  • Lunch & Learn Lecture Series

    Lunch & Learn Lecture Series

    07/10/2015 - 07/10/2015

    Add a little history and heritage to your lunch hour by attending the Georgia Archives Lunch and Learn lecture series. Take an hour at lunch and join in the discussion of the month. This month, Leslie M. Harris discusses Slavery and Freedom in Savannah.

    Feel free to bring lunch into the lecture.   

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  • Youth and Adult Fishing Derby

    Youth and Adult Fishing Derby

    07/11/2015 - 07/11/2015

    Are you a fan of fishing or have one in your family? Enjoy a day of fishing on the Upper Lake at Clayton County International Park while trying to catch the heaviest catfish or bass (prizes awarded). Please bring your own bait and equipment. Open to all ages.   

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  • Youth and Adult Fishing Derby

    Youth and Adult Fishing Derby

    08/01/2015 - 08/01/2015

    Are you a fan of fishing or have one in your family? Enjoy a day of fishing on the Upper Lake at Clayton County International Park while trying to catch the heaviest catfish or bass (prizes awarded). Please bring your own bait and equipment. Open to all ages.   

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  • Lunch & Learn Lecture Series

    Lunch & Learn Lecture Series

    08/14/2015 - 08/14/2015

    Add a little history and heritage to your lunch hour by attending the Georgia Archives Lunch and Learn lecture series. Take an hour at lunch and join in the discussion of the month. This month, hear the Asian Pacific American Historical Society discuss Genealogical Research for Asian Pacific Americans. 

    Feel free to bring lunch into the lecture.   

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