North Georgia & Western North Carolina July & August Calendar of Events

STEPHENS COUNTY

October 3rd - 5th
Currahee Military Weekend
Toccoa
Info:  706.886.2132, 706.883.2132

October 7th
Rotary Auction
Currahee Club, Toccoa
Info:  706.886.7571

October 11th
Sage Market
Stephens County Market Building
Toccoa
Info:  706.282.3309

October 11th
March of Dimes Walk
Tugaloo State Park
Toccoa
Info:  706.491.7110

October 12th
Scarecrow Contest
Downtown Toccoa
Info:  706.282.3309

October 25th
Martin Fall Festival
Downtown Martin
Info:  706.356.3573

October 31st
Costume Parade
Downtown Toccoa
Info:  706.282.3309

November 1st
Tour de Tugalee Bike Ride
Tugaloo Corridor, Toccoa
Info:  706.886.8614

November 1st - 2nd
Toccoa Harvest Festival
Downtown Toccoa
Info: 706.282.3309


The Northeast Georgia
Community Concert Series
Shaefer Center, Toccoa
Info:  706.297.7014

October 17th
“To Kill a Mockingbird”

November 13th
The Malpass Brothers


HABERSHAM COUNTY

October 4th and
each Saturday during October
Clarkesville Farmers’ Market
Old Clarkesville Mill, Clarkesville
Info:  706.778.4654

October 4th - 5th
Worldwide Photo Walk
The Mauldin House, Clarkesville
Info:  706.754.2220

October 11th
Hills of Habersham Bike Ride /
Hills of Habersham Fun Ride
Ruby Fulbright Aquatic Center
Clarkesville
Info:  706.778.4654

October 11th
Big Red Apple Festival 2014
Downtown Cornelia
Info:  706.778.4654

October 23rd - 26th
“Disney’s Alice in Wonderland”
Habersham Community Theatre
Clarkesville
Info:  www.habershamtheater.org

October 25th
Clarkesville Kiwanis Zombie Fun Run
Clarkesville
Info:  706.778.4654

October 31st
Trick or Treat on the Square
Downtown Clarkesville
Info:  706.754.2220

November 27th - January 1st
Christmas in Cornelia Holiday Lights Spectacular
Cornelia City Park, Cornelia
Info:  706.778.4654


at Grant Street Music Room
Clarkesville
Info:  706.754.3541

October 11th
Ralph Roddenbery & Friends

October 18th
Jeff Vaughn Band & Chase Thomas

November 15th - Col. Bruce Hampton

November 22nd - Rolling Nowhere


at Tallulah Gorge State Park
Tallulah Falls
Info:   706.754.7981

October 1st , 3rd, 8th, 10th, 15th, October 17th, 25th - 26th
Aesthetic Water Releases

October 3rd, 4th, 8th, 10th
November 6th / December 5th, 6th
Full-Moon Suspension Bridge Hike

October 5th - Full Moon Paddle

October 24th - Jail Tales Trails

October 31st
Trunk or Treat for Halloween

November 1st - 2nd, 8th - 9th
November 15th - 16th
Whitewater Releases

November 1st, 9th, 15th
White-Water Watching Hike

November 28th
Walk Off the Turkey


WHITE COUNTY

September 11th - 14th
September 18th - November 2nd
44th Annual Oktoberfest
Helen
Info:  706.878.1908

October 3rd
First Fridays Pickin’ on the Porch
Inside Out Sautee
Sautee Nacoochee
Info:  706.878.0144

October 11th
Indian Cultural Festival
Helen Riverside Park, Helen
Info:  706.892.5430

October 24th - 25th
Hillbilly Hog BBQ Throwdown
Babyland General Hospital
Cleveland
Info:  706.865.2171

November 1st
Unicoi Wine Festival
Hardman Farm, Helen
Info:  706.865.5356

November 8th
Advanced Land Navigation
Smithgall Woods Park
Helen
Info:  706.878.3087

November 8th - 9th
Civil War Expo
Helen Riverside Park, Helen
Info:  800.858.8027, 706.878.2181

November 28th - 30th
December 6th - 7th
7th Annual Christkindlemarkt
Downtown Helen
Info:  706.878.1908

November 28th
Annual Lighting of the Village
Downtown Helen
Info:  706.878.2181


at the Helen Arts & Heritage Center
Helen
Info:  706.878.3933  
www.helenarts.org

October 7th
Hand-made Journal Design

October 9th
“Thar’s Gold in Them Thar Hills”

October 18th
Art - Oberfest 2014 /
Indoor Attic Sale

October 23rd - December 27th
“Alpine Holidays” Art Exhibit




at Habersham Vinyards and Winery
Helen
Info:  706.878.9463

October 4th, 11th
Live Music - Sarah Tucker

October 18th / November 1st
Live Music - Hear Now

October 25th
Live Music - Teddy Baker


at Yonah Mountain Vineyards
Cleveland
Info:  706.878.5522

October 4th and each Saturday
Tour de la Cave and Barrel Sampling

October 11th
Masterpiece Mixers Painting & Tasting Party
Info:  678.982.1100


at Unicoi State Park
Helen
Info:  706.878.2201

October 4th - 5th and each
weekend through mid November
Visiting Artists Series

November 26th - December 13th
Festival of Trees

November 29th
Helen Holiday Half Marathon


Saturday Evening Music
Concert Series at Unicoi State Park

October 4th
Earl Cowart & the Heart of the South

October 11th - Ellis Walden

October 18th / November 15th
Front Porch Gliders

October 25th - Brushfire

November 1st - Nelson Thomas

November 8th - Evergreen


at The North Georgia Zoo
Cleveland
Info:  706.348.7279
www.northgeorgiazoo.com


September 20th - October 31st
Scarecrow Trail & Pumpkin Fest

October 8th, 14th
November 11th
Mommy & Me at the Zoo

October 4th - 5th and
each weekend in October
Pumpkin Fest

November 1st - 2nd, 8th - 9th
Pumpkin Smashin Fun


at the Sautee Nacoochee
Community Association
Sautee
Info:  706.878.3300

October 4th
Sautee Jamboree

October 7th and each Tuesday & Thursday
Silver Fit Exercise Class
Yoga Classes for Youth & Adults

October 7th, 21st
November 4th, 18th
December 2nd, 16th
Contra Learn and Dance

October 10th
Sautee Shootout Golf

October 11th
Blacksmith & Heritage Demonstrations

October 18th - 19th
Lillies of the Valley Concert

October 24th
Diplomats of Drum

October 25th / November 29th
December 27th
Community Contra Dance

November 15th
Photography Intro Workshop /
Atlanta Concert Ringers with
The Sautee Camerata



RABUN COUNTY

October 3rd
First Friday Fest
Downtown Clayton
Info: www.downtownclaytonga.org

October 4th
Sidewalk Art Show and Sale
Main Street, Clayton
Info:  www.downtownclaytonga.org

October 4th and
each Saturday through November
Simply Homegrown Farmers’ Market
Covered Bridge Shopping Center
Clayton
Info: www.rabunmarket.com.

October 4th and each
Saturday Night through November
Bluegrass on the Square
Tallulah Falls Opry House
Tallulah Falls
Info:  706.754.6040

October 4th
Foxfire Mountaineer Festival
Rabun County Civic Center
Clayton
Info:  706.782.5828

October 11th
Georgia Mountain Jubilee
Ramey Boulevard, Clayton
Info: 706.782.9260
www.georgiamountainjubilee.com

October 18th
Sky Valley Fall Festival
Sky Valley
Info:  706.746.2204

October 24th - 25th
Spooky Dinner Theater
North Georgia Community Players
Kingwood Country Club
Clayton
Info:  www.ngcommunityplayers.com

October 25th
Halloween Hey Day
Clayton Municipal Complex
Clayton
Info:  706.782.4512

October 25th
Trick or Treat
Main Street, Clayton
Info:  706.782.1520

November 27th
Turkey Trot for Clayton Cluckers
Downtown Clayton
Info:  706.982.1284

November 28th - 29th
Festival of Trees and
Holiday Shopping Extravanganza
Rabun County Civic Center
Clayton
Info:  706.212.2149

November 28th
Christmas in Downtown Clayton /
Christmas Tree Lighting
Downtown Clayton
Info:  706.782.1520

November 29th
Santa on Saturday
Rock House Park, Clayton
Info:  706.782.1520


TOWNS COUNTY

October 4th
Vino and Vibes
Hightower Creek Vineyards
Hiawassee
Info:  706.896.8963

October 10th - 18th
Georgia Mountain Fall Festival
Hiawassee Fairgrounds
Hiawassee
Info:  706.896.4191

October 17th
S.A.F.E. 25 year Anniversary Sale
4134 Bonny Hills Drive
Young Harris
Info:  706.896.1700

October 18th
2nd Annual Glenda Gooch Gala
Brasstown Valley Resort
Young Harris
Info:  706.835.7656, 706.897.2493

October 25th
Harvest Festival
Crane Creek Vineyards
Young Harris
Info: 706.379.1236



UNION COUNTY

October 1st (and each Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday)
Knitter’s Knitch Classes
64 Bracketts Way - Ste. 6, Blairsville
Info:  706.835.1078

October 1st and each Wednesday
through November
BINGO
Haralson Memorial Civic Center
Blairsville
Info:  706.300.5722

October 2nd / November 6th
Living Will Workshop
Union General Hospital, Blairsville
Info:  706.745.2111

October 2nd and each Thursday and Friday during October
Trash and Treaures
Union County Farmers’ Market
Blairsville
Info:  706.781.3306

October 2nd and each Thursday
through November
Trivia at the View
Union County Community Center
Blairsville
Info:  706.439.6092

October 3rd and each Friday Night during October
Friday Night Concert Series
Historic Courthouse
Blairsville
Info:  706.745.5493

October 3rd
Blairsville Cruise-In
Union County Farmers’ Market
Blairsville
Info:  706.897.5857
www.blairsvillecruisers.com

October 4th
Cruise In on the Square
On the Square, Blairsville
Info:  706.897.5857
www.blairsvillecruisers.com

October 4th - 5th
Indian Summer Festival
Woody Gap School, Suches
Info:  706.747.2401

October 4th and each Tuesday and Saturday during October
Union County Farmers’ Market
Blairsville
Info:  www.ucfarmersmarket.com

October 4th
Fall Happening
Coosa United Methodist Church
Blairsville
Info:  706.745.8893

October 4th
9th Annual Charity Poker
Run for S.A.F.E.
North Georgia Technical College
Blairsville
Info:  706.379.1901

October 4th, 11th, 25th
November 8th, 22nd
Free Outdoor Movie Night
B&T Trading Post
Blairsville
Info:  706.379.2123

October 6th and
the first Monday of each month
Alzheimers’ Support Group
Cadence Bank
Blairsville
Info:  770.789.2044

October 10th - 11th
Annual Harvest Festival
First United Methodist Church
Blairsville
Info:  706.745.2073

October 11th
Fall Art in the Park Festival
Downtown Blue Ridge
Info: 706.632.2144

October 11th / November 8th
Writers’ Night Out
Union County Community Center
Blairsville
Info:  www.ncwriters-west.org

October 11th - 12th, 18th - 19th
Blairsville Sorghum Festival
Meeks Park, Blairsville
Info:  706.745.5789, 706.745.4745

October 14th
S.A.F.E. 25 year Anniversary Sale
Vistoria’s Center, Blairsville
Info: 706.781.3481

October 18th
Fall Hoedown
Vogel State Park, Blairsville
Info:  706.745.2628

October 18th
30th Annual Good Neighbors’ Auto Club’s Classic Car Show
United Community Bank
Blairsville
Info:  706.835.9010, 706.781.2805

October 20th / November 17th
Shape Note Singing Practice
Old Union Courthouse
Blairsville
Info:  706.745.5493  

October 26th
Northeast Georgia Harvest Run
Meeks Park, Blairsville
Info:  706.835.1217

October 29th
Trunk or Treat
House of Prayer Church
Family Life Center, Blairsville
Info:  706.745.5925

October 31st
Halloween On The Square
Downtown Blairsville
Info:  706.745.5789

November 22nd - 23rd
Mistletoe Market and Sugar Plum Tearoom Arts & Craft Show
Blairsville Technical College
Blairsville
Info:  706.896.0932

November 22nd - January 6th
(closed Mondays)
Holiday Show & Sale
The Art Center, Blue Ridge
Info: 706.632.2144


Copperhead Lodge Concert Series
Blairsville
Info:  706.835.7433

October 10th - Raben & Red

October 17th - Danny Rhea

October 18th - The Flying Oatsmen

October 25th - Spanky

November 1st - Paul Constantine


at Paradise Hills Resort and Spa
Blairsville
Info:  877.745.7483

October 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th
Fireside Music Saturdays

November 28th
Thanks & Giving Holiday Dinner
for local needy families



at the Blue Ridge Community Theater
Blue Ridge
Info:   706.632.9223

October 2nd - 19th
“Whose Wives Are They Anyway”

October 25th
Caroline Aiken in Concert

November 28th - December 14th
“Miracle on 34th Street”


CLAY COUNTY, NC

October 1st and each Wednesday
Brasstown Farmers’ Market
Brasstown
Info:  828.360.2498

October 2nd and each Thursday
Evening Harvest Market
On the Square, Hayesville
Info:  828.508.0812; 828.389.0941

October 3rd
Wine Around the Square
Historic Courthouse Square
Hayesville
Info:  828.389.2121

October 3rd and each Friday Night
Friday Night’s Jam at Clay’s Corner
Brasstown
Info:  828.837.3797

October 10th - 12th
“Guilty Conscience”
Peacock Playhouse, Hayesville
Info:   828.389.2787

October 11th
SpikeBuck Run Against Hunger
On the Square, Hayesville
Info:  828.508.0812

October 11th
Hot Summer Nights
Goldhagen Studio, Hayesville
Info: 828.389.8847

October 24th - 26th
Punkin Chunkin Festival
Hayesville
Info: 828.389.3707

November 8th - 9th
Women’s Expo
The Ridges of Mountain Harbour
Hayesville
Info:  828.389.3704


The Licklog Players
Creekside Circle, Hayesville
Info:  828.389.8632

October 4th - 5th
“Wiley and the Hairy Man”

October 24th - 26th
“Voices & Tell-Tale Heart”



at the John C. Campbell Folk School
Brasstown
Info:  828.837.2775; 800.FOLKSCH

October 3rd
Chompin’ at the Bit String Band

October 4th, 18th, 25th
November 8th, 15th, 22nd
December 13th
Contra & Square Dance

October 4th - 5th
Fall Festival

October 7th and each Tuesday
Beginner Contra & Square Dance

October 10th - The Williamsons

October 17th - Blue Eyed Girl

October 19th - Brasstown Concert Association Concert

October 30th - Geoff Hohwald, Rick Taylor and Friends

November 1st
Blacksmith & Fine Craft Auction

November 7th
ETSU Country Pride Concert

November 13th - Michael Ismerio

November 21st
Bruce Green, Loy McWhirter
& Rob Levin



MACON COUNTY, NC

October 3rd
Fall Rocks the Square
Town Square Gazebo, Franklin
Info:  828.524.7683

October 4th and each Saturday through November 8th
Franklin Farmers’ Tailgate Market
200 Block of East Palmer, Franklin
Info:  866.372.5546

October 4th
7th Annual Blue Jean Ball
Macon County Fairgrounds
Franklin
Info:  866.372.5546

October 9th - 11th
Autumn Leaves Craft Show
Macon County Fairgrounds
Info:  828.349.4324

October 10th - 12th
Cashiers Valley Leaf Festival
Village Green & Village Commons
Cashiers
Info:  828.743.8428

October 11th
Highlands Own Arts & Crafts Show
Highlands Civic Center
Highlands
Info: 828.526.2118

October 11th
Highlands HomeTown Day
Kelsey-Hutchinson Park
Highlands
Info: 828.526.2118

October 14th
Labyrinth Walk
Otto Labyrinth Park, Otto
Info:  888.773.2491

October 16th
22nd Annual Smoky Mountain Fall Art & Craft Fest
Macon County Fairgrounds, Franklin
Info:  866.372.5546  

October 17th - 19th
25th Annual Leaf Lookers Gemboree
Macon County Community Building
Franklin
Info:  828.524.3161

October 18th
Night of the Ghouls 5K Run/Walk
Tassee Park on the Greenway
Franklin
Info:  828.369.5544

October 22nd
T&D Gem Show & Car Show
Corner of 441 & Lake Emory Road
Franklin
Info:  828.371.2954

October 24th - 25th
18th Annual Pumpkin Fest
Franklin
Info: www.pumpkinfestfranklin.com

October 25th
Hiker Jam Octoberfest
The Village Green, Cashiers
Info:  www.hikerjam.com

October 31st
Highlands All Hallows Eve Celebration
Downtown Highlands
Info:  828.526.2112

November 11th
Veterans’ Parade
Downtown Franklin
Info:  828.524.2516

November 15th
Annual Countywide Showcase of Student Talent
Franklin High Fine Arts Center
Franklin
Info:  828.524.7683

November 20th
Slide Lecture on Cherokee Crafts
Macon County Public Library
Franklin
Info:  828.524.7683

November 28th
Annual Holdiay Tree Lighting
Ceremony and Candlelight Service
On the Square, Franklin
Info:  www.holidaysinfranklin.com

November 29th
Cookies with Santa
Lower Level of Town Hall
Franklin
Info:  www.holidaysinfranklin.com

November 29th
Christmas Tree Lighting
Downtown Highlands
Info:  828.526.2112

November 30th
Franklin’s Annual Christmas Parade
Downtown Franklin
Info:  828.524.3161


Pickin on the Square
Gazebo on Town Square, Franklin
Info:  828.524.2516

October 4th - Blue Ridge

October 18th - The Thomas Family


at the Historic Cowee School
Macon Heritage Center, Franklin
Info:  828.349.1945

October 7th and each Tuesday through October
Cowee Farmers’ Market
Info:  828.524.8369

October 18th
Town Mountain Concert


Friday Night Live
Town Square, Highlands
Info:  866.526.5841

October 3rd
Mountain High Dulcimer Group

October 10th  - Johnny Webb Band

October 17th - Southern Highlands

October 24th - Macon Grass Band


at the Martin Lipscomb
Performing Arts Center
Highlands
Info:  828.526.9047

October 4th
Broadway: Liz Callaway

October 11th
MET Opera: Macbeth (Verdi)

October 16th - 19th, 23rd - 26th
Highlands Cashiers Players
“An Evening with David Ives”

October 18th
MET Opera: Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart)

November 1st
MET Opera: Carmen (Bizat)

November 2nd
Bolshol Ballet: The Legend of Love

November 8th
Nathional Theater Live: Frankenstein

November 15th
Nation Theater Live: Skylight

November 22nd
MET Opera: Barber of Saville

November 23rd
Bolshol Ballet: The Pharoah’s Daughter

Noverber 28th - Jason D. Williams


at the Smoky Mountain Center
for Performing Arts
Franklin
Info:   866.273.4615; 828.524.1598
www.GreatMountainMusic.com


October 4th
Ernie Haase & Signature Sound

October 11th
“Country Family Reunion”

October 18th
“Sid the Science Kid LIVE”

October 25th - Starship

October 31st
“The Beautiful Offerings Tour”

November 8th - Tim Hawkins