North Georgia & Western North Carolina November & December Calendar of Events


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

December 5th
Christmasfest & Lighting of the Tree
Downtown Toccoa
Info: 706.282.3309

December 5th - 6th
Festival of Trees
Historic Courthouse, Toccoa
Info:  706.886.2132

December 6th
Christmas Parade
Downtown Toccoa
Info:  706.716.0490

December 7th
Toccoa Symphony Orchestra
Georgia Baptist Conference Center
Info: 706.886.8614

December 13th
Christmas at Traveler’s Rest
Tugaloo State Park, Toccoa
Info:  706.356.4362

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

November 13th
The Malpass Brothers

December 11th
“Cinnamon Grits -
Christmas in the South”


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

December 6th
Habersham County Christmas Parade
Downtown Clarkesville
Info:  706.778.4654

December 13th
A Downtown Clarkesville Christmas
Downtown Clarkesville

Habersham Community Theatre

December 5th - 7th, 11th - 14th
“A Christmas Chaos”

December 31st
“Elvis” New Year’s Eve

at Grant Street Music Room
Info:  706.754.3541

November 15th - Col. Bruce Hampton

November 22nd - Rolling Nowhere

December 12th - The Social Engineers

at Tallulah Gorge State Park
Tallulah Falls
Info:   706.754.7981

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

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

November 6th / December 5th, 6th
Full-Moon Suspension Bridge Hike

November 28th
Walk Off the Turkey


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

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

November 8th
Advanced Land Navigation
Smithgall Woods Park
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

December 6th
Annual Christmas Parade
Downtown Helen
Info:  706.878.2181

December 6th
Annual Christmas in the
Mountains Festival
Downtown Cleveland
Info:  706.865.5356

December 31st
New Year’s Eve Celebration & Dropping of the Edelweiss
Helen Festhalle, Helen
Info:  706.878.1908

at the Helen Arts & Heritage Center
Info:  706.878.3933

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

December 9th
Appalachian Christmas

at Yonah Mountain Vineyards
Info:  706.878.5522

November 1st and each Saturday
Tour de la Cave and Barrel Sampling

November 8th / December 13th
Masterpiece Mixers Painting & Tasting Party
Info:  678.982.1100

at Unicoi State Park
Info:  706.878.2201

November 1st - 2nd 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

November 1st - Nelson Thomas

November 8th - Evergreen

at The North Georgia Zoo
Info:  706.348.7279

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

November 11th
Mommy & Me at the Zoo

at the Sautee Nacoochee
Community Association
Info:  706.878.3300

November 4th
and each Tuesday & Thursday
Silver Fit Exercise Class
Yoga Classes for Youth & Adults

November 4th, 18th
December 2nd, 16th
Contra Learn and Dance

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

November 29th / December 27th
Community Contra Dance


November 1st and
each Saturday through November
Simply Homegrown Farmers’ Market
Covered Bridge Shopping Center

November 1st and each
Saturday Night through November
Bluegrass on the Square
Tallulah Falls Opry House
Tallulah Falls
Info:  706.754.6040

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
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

December 6th
Christmas Parade
Main Street, Clayton
Info:  706.782.4812

December 6th - 7th
Christmas in the Mountains
North Georgia Community Players Dillard Playhouse, Dillard


December 6th
Towns County Christmas
Tour of Homes
Hiawasee and Young Harris
Info:  706.896.4966, 800.984.1543


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

November 3rd and
the first Monday of each month
Alzheimers’ Support Group
Cadence Bank
Info:  770.789.2044

November 5th and each Wednesday
through November
Haralson Memorial Civic Center
Info:  706.300.5722

November 6th
Living Will Workshop
Union General Hospital
Info:  706.745.2111

November 6th and each Thursday
through November
Trivia at the View
Union County Community Center
Info:  706.439.6092

November 8th
Writers’ Night Out
Union County Community Center

November 17th
Shape Note Singing Practice
Old Union Courthouse
Info:  706.745.5493

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

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

November 28th
Thanks & Giving Holiday Dinner
for local needy families
at Paradise Hills Resort and Spa
Info:  877.745.7483

November 28th - December 14th
“Miracle on 34th Street”
The Blue Ridge Community Theater
Blue Ridge
Info:   706.632.9223

December 3rd
Christmas Concert
The Old Courthouse, Blairsville
Info:  706.745.5493


November 5th and each Wednesday
Brasstown Farmers’ Market
Info:  828.360.2498

November 6th and each Thursday
Evening Harvest Market
On the Square, Hayesville
Info:  828.508.0812; 828.389.0941

November 7th and each Friday Night
Friday Night’s Jam at Clay’s Corner
Info:  828.837.3797

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

December 11th - 14th
“The Littlest Angel”
The Licklog Players
Creekside Circle, Hayesville
Info:  828.389.8632

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

November 1st
Blacksmith & Fine Craft Auction

November 4th and each Tuesday
Beginner Contra & Square Dance

November 7th
ETSU Country Pride Concert

November 8th, 15th, 22nd
December 13th
Contra & Square Dance

November 13th - Michael Ismerio

November 21st
Bruce Green, Loy McWhirter
& Rob Levin

December 7th - Fireside Sale

December 12th
Brasstown Ringers Holiday Concert


November 1st and each Saturday through November 8th
Franklin Farmers’ Tailgate Market
200 Block of East Palmer, Franklin
Info:  866.372.5546

November 11th
Veterans’ Parade
Downtown Franklin
Info:  828.524.2516

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

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

November 28th
Annual Holdiay Tree Lighting
Ceremony and Candlelight Service
On the Square, Franklin

November 29th
Cookies with Santa
Lower Level of Town Hall

November 29th
Christmas Tree Lighting
Downtown Highlands
Info:  828.526.2112

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

December 5th, 12th
Winter Wonderland
& Gingerbread Competition
Downtown Franklin

December 5th
Brasstown Ringers Christmas Concert
First United Methodist Church
Info:  828.524.3010

December 6th
Holiday Music & Crafts ARTSaturday Historic Cowee School
Macon Heritage Center
Info:  828.349.1945

December 6th
Highlands Olde Mountain
Christmas Parade
Downtown Highlands
Info:  828.526.2112

at the Martin Lipscomb
Performing Arts Center
Info:  828.526.9047

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 Seville

November 23rd
Bolshol Ballet: The Pharoah’s Daughter

Noverber 28th - Jason D. Williams

December 7th
Bolshol Ballet: La Bayadere

December 13th
MET Opera: Die Meistersinger (Wagner)

December 18th
Highlands Cashiers Players
“Holiday Reading”

December 21st
Bolshol Ballet: The Nutcracker

December 27th
National Theater Live: John

at the Smoky Mountain Center
for Performing Arts
Info:   866.273.4615; 828.524.1598

November 8th - Tim Hawkins

November 15th - Who’s Got Talent

November 29th
Smoky Mountain Christmas Choir

December 6th
The Manhattan Transfer