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Please Donate to OCAF's Capital Campaign

1902 building drawing

Your tax deductible donation will help us to enhance our facilities and continue our mission of supporting art related programs for artists and residents of Georgia.

Click here to learn more about our Capital Campaign.

Submit to Southworks!


For a printable application & prospectus, click HERE

To use the online Southworks 2016 Exhibit submssion link, click HERE!



March, 2015



Preview Sale

Friday March 18, 7 - 9 PM

$5 Admission - Free Parking

All prices are double the marked price

Be the first to see and buy from over 10,000 gently used items. While at the Preview Sale be sure and enjoy the silent auction, appetizers, wine & fun!

OCAF Thrift Sale

Saturday March 19, 8 AM - 2 PM

FREE Admission & FREE Parking

All prices are as marked!

On Saturday, March 19, OCAF will hold its annual Thrift Sale Fundraiser in the Rocket Hall Gym to support the many vital art programs we offer including classes, cultural events, and exhibitions. This year's sale promises to include over 10,000 items- making this the largest thrift sale in the region. Items for sale will include home and office furniture, electronics, toys, clothing, books, tools, hardware, small appliances, lawn & garden supply, antiques, housewares, seasonal items and much much more!

To see a slideshow of a previous Thrift Sale, click HERE

To Drop Off or Schedule a Pick Up of Donations!

Please bring your Thrift Sale donations to our Rocket Hall building located at 34 School Street in Watkinsville.

A map to our location can be found here. A layout of our buildings can be found here.

Drop off dates, times and other information are as follows:

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays 12 - 7pm
  • Saturdays 9:30am - 5pm

For larger items or for truck-loads of items - to schedule a pick-up, please contact Carol Ivie at 706-207-6962.

For questions or additional information, please contact the OCAF office at 706-769-4565 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Volunteers Needed


OCAF Thrift Sale Needs You! Come join our team of fabulous volunteers as they prepare for our annual Thrift Sale. You will be helping with one of OCAF's most important fundraisers, and one of our most labor intensive, while enjoying the fun and camaraderie that comes with working together on a worthy project.

Each year our wonderful volunteers log countless hours receiving, sorting, organizing, and pricing items in preparation for the sale not to mention all the hours spent during the 2 days of the sale.

This year's Thrift Sale is scheduled for March 18th & 19th. Volunteers have been hard at work since early January and still have several weeks of work to go before the opening of the sale. Lots of help is still needed and there is no need to call ahead to volunteer for pre-sale work. Simply check your calendars and join us on any of the Drop-off days listed above.

In addition to the volunteers for pre-sale work, volunteers are also needed for the actual event on Friday evening (3/18) and on Saturday (3/19). The dates, times, and tasks for which volunteers for the event are needed will be posted on VolunteerSpot once they are finalized. If you are interested in helping prior to the posting please call or email our office.

The VolunteerSpot calender will also includes a request for donations of Appetizers, Deserts, and Beverages for the Friday evening Pre-view Sale.To sign-up for volunteer opportunities &/or donate food/beverages please watch for the VolunteerSpot  button which will link you to our online sign-up calendar.

The U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) requires donors to value their items that you will claim on your taxes. To help guide you, The Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation has compiled a list providing price ranges for items commonly sold at the OCAF Thrift Sale. Assume the following items are in good condition, and remember: prices are only estimated values. Please click here to view and print the valuation guide.