ANNUAL FUNDRAISING EVENTS
GFB DAY AT THE BRAVES - Sales Open Now!
Month: Typically in April
Location: Truist Park - Atlanta, GA
Registration Period: February - March
Gather together for friends, fellowship and some good ole fashioned baseball! We look forward to cheering on the Braves with 1,000+ of our closest Georgia Farm Bureau friends & family. We will all sit together to show our support for Georgia agriculture. Show your pride by wearing a "GFB Day at the Braves" t-shirt! Every year, we partner with Magnolia Loom to create a must-have commemorative shirt. Magnolia Loom is an apparel company located right here, in Sandersville, Georgia. They specialize in creating shirts with their 100% Georgia-grown cotton. Play Ball!
GFB SPRING SHOOTOUT
Month: Typically in May
Location: Cherokee Rose In Griffin, GA
Registration Period: April - May
Join us for a day of fun, competition, and charitable giving at the annual GFB Spring Shootout! Who doesn't love some friendly competition, supporting a good cause, and enjoying the great outdoors? This event has it all seamlessly brought together for an unforgettable experience that you won't want to miss. Whether you're a colleague looking to get out of the office, a family wanting to create memories in the fresh air, or a group of friends catching up, the Spring Shootout is the perfect occasion. Represent your county, district, or commodity with your team name, and take part in a range of outdoor activities. Cash prizes for the top teams! Be sure to mark your calendars.
YF&R MINI GOLF TOURNAMENT
Month: Typically in July
Location: Jekyll Island Mini Golf
Registration Period: June - July
Calling all attendees of the GFB YF&R Conference and their families! Join us in July for the YF&R Mini Golf Charity Fundraiser at Jekyll Island Mini Golf. Located at 100 Great Dunes Ln., Jekyll Island, GA 31527, the event is open from 2:30 pm to 8:00 pm (last tee time is 7:30 pm). You could win up to $500 in prizes - both for children and adults. All proceeds from this fun-filled event will benefit the Georgia Foundation for Agriculture, an organization that prepares the next generation of Georgia leaders for success in agriculture. Don't miss out on a great opportunity to enjoy some mini golf and support a good cause!
PICNIC ON THE FARM
Month: Typically in September/October
Location: Rotating across the state
Registration Period: August - Early September
Every fall, GFA celebrates a booming Georgia commodity. Attendees can enjoy a pop-up picnic right on the farm itself. Some of Georgia's best chefs fill the picnic baskets for GFA's signature eventure. Guests will receive their own blanket, a 3-course, chef-created meal and optional wine to share with friends or family anywhere on the farm. In addition, exclusive pre-set picnic areas are available with picnic baskets for up to eight people and wine included. Upon arrival at the vineyard, you will be escorted to your scenic picnic area for your group which will be preset with including tarps, blankets, pillows, tables, decor and an umbrella. Don't lift a finger! All attendees will enjoy beer and wine, live music, farm tours, silent auction, lawn games and other kids’ activities, against the beautiful backdrop of some of our state's most scenic farms. Picnic on the Farm is perfect for families, couples, colleagues and clients or a fun girls’ trip with good food and friends.
CYBER MONDAY ONLINE AUCTION
Month: Typically in November/December
Location: Online Auction Site
Registration not required.
Online auction opens every year on Cyber Monday and runs for 1.5 weeks. Get a jump-start on your Christmas shopping while supporting the Georgia Foundation for Agriculture! Every year’s auction will feature great items such as: Atlanta Braves tickets, tech gadgets, home décor, food items, vacation packages, family activities & much more. All proceeds go directly toward GFA's programs. Consider donating an item for us to feature!
CHRISTMAS ON THE FARM BINGO
@ GFB ANNUAL CONVENTION
Location: Jekyll Island, GA
Registration Period: November - Early December
Join us during Georgia Farm Bureau's Annual Convention for Christmas on the Farm Bingo!!
At the event, guests will receive 10 bingo cards per ticket. Greta Collins of Colquitt County and John Holcomb of the Farm Monitor, will be emceeing the event!
Guests will enjoy up to 10 rounds of bingo, door prizes, a raffle, music, Christmas goodies, and a pop-up shop visit from Jekyll Island women's clothing boutique Brittney's Closet.