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Editor's Picks Events: Beautiful Hikes, Festivals, and More!

Apr 11, 2016 05:58PM ● By Melanie Heisinger

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Our Editor's Picks events for April 11th and beyond. We share great local events from our calendar that span a range of interests, costs and locations, though this month is celebrating several unique and fun festivals.

Be sure to post your events and encourage your favorite venues, promoters, and businesses to post theirs. All events are eligible to be selected and promoted as an Editor's Pick, will yours be next?

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners - start Apr 11 2016 0600PM

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners - Apr 11, 2016 06:00PM

To celebrate its 20th anniversary, the Clarkesville Garden Club will be offering a series of 4 FREE gardening seminars.. Each seminar will be held at the Clarksville Public Library Com... Read More » 

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Cornelia Apple Blossom BBQ Festival - Apr 15, 2016 05:00PM

When we say you can smell our butts for miles, we aren't being rude! Professional and amateur BBQ teams will be cooking to compete for big prize money and the bragging rights as the best ... Read More » 


20th Annual Bear on the Square Mountain Festival - start Apr 16 2016 1200AM

20th Annual Bear on the Square Mountain Festival - Apr 16, 2016 12:00AM

Dahlonega's 20th annual celebration of Southern Appalachian music, art and folklore is set in a picturesque town in the North Georgia foothills. The festival is a well-attended event ... Read More » 

Courtesy of GAStateParksorg

Hidden Gem Hiking Series: The Needle's Eye Hike - Apr 16, 2016 12:00PM

Join Georgia State Parks for a series of 12 hidden gems events taking place in 2016. Each month will offer a unique event ranging from nice, easy hikes, to very strenuous ones, to paddlin... Read More » 

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Spring Bierfest - Apr 16, 2016 12:00PM

Biertasting event from 12 Noon until 4PM, then come back to the Festhalle at 6PM and try a little bit of Oktoberfest with a live German band and traditional German dancing, food and bever... Read More » 


For Fitness For Family For Fun  - start Apr 17 2016 0300PM

For Fitness, For Family, For Fun! - Apr 17, 2016 03:00PM

Bring the whole family for the first community wellness walk! The community wellness walks are opportunities for you to exercise as a family. They also highlight the fabulous and FREE... Read More » 

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John Shivers Author Talk and Book Signing - 

Apr 21, 2016 01:30PM

John Shivers will be at the Richland Library to talk about his books and will be available for book signing after the program. Read More » 

Taste of Toccoa - start Apr 28 2016 0500PM

Taste of Toccoa - Apr 28, 2016 05:00PM

"A Taste of Toccoa" is an annual event in Historic Downtown. This festival is Toccoa's premier food event and is also a fun-packed experience for the entire family with rides and entertai... Read More » 


Rhapsody in Bluegrass - start Apr 29 2016 0700PM

Rhapsody in Bluegrass - Apr 29, 2016 07:00PM

The Annie Moses Band has been inspiring and entertaining audiences for over a decade, bringing their distinctive style of music across the nation and around the world. A captivating blen... Read More » 


Celebrate Clayton - start Apr 30 2016 1000AM

Celebrate Clayton - Apr 30, 2016 10:00AM

Join us for the 17th Annual Celebrate Clayton Art Festival Saturday April 30 10-5, Sunday May 1 10-4 Downtown Clayton - Mainstreet Artist Market - 100 exhibitors and Food Vendors Stud... Read More » 

Are you involved with a group, local organization, business or cause or have an event that you'd like us to Spotlight? Or, do you have a favorite venue we should know about? If so, we'd love to hear from you. You can also post your events in our calendar.   

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