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




HABERSHAM COUNTY

July 31st - August 3rd, August 7th - 10th
“The King and I”
Habersham Community Theatre
Clarkesville
Info:  706.839.1315
www.habershamtheater.org

August 2nd and each Saturday
Clarkesville Farmers' Market
Old Clarkesville Mill, Clarkesville
Info:  706.778.4654

August 2nd
Back to School Bash
Ruby Fulbright Aquatic Center
Clarkesville
Info:  706.754.2220

August 2nd
11th BIG E Fest & ETA Competition
Grant Reeves VFW, Cornelia
Info:  706.499.1370

August 8th
John King Band Concert
Grant Street Music Room
Clarkesville
Info:  706.754.3541

August 9th
Georgia Belle Peach Festival
Jaemor Farms, Alto
Info:  770.869.3999

August 15th - 17th
37th Annual Car & Truck Show
Habersham County Fairgrounds
Clarkesville
Info:  www.negaantiqueauto.com

August 23rd
Family Fun Fest
Habersham County Recreation Dept.
Clarkesville
Info:  706.778.0620

September 5th - 13th
Chattahoochee Mountain Fair
Habersham County Fairgrounds
Clarkesville
Info:  www.chattahoocheemountainfair.org

September 16
Main Street Career Expo / Job Fair
Cornelia Community House
Cornelia
Info:  706.776.0811

September 27th
Taste of Clarkesville
Downtown Clarkesville
Info:  www.tasteofclarkesville.com


RABUN COUNTY

August 1st - 2nd
Dillard BBQ & Bluegrass Festival
Dillard Playhouse, Dillard
Info:  www.dillardbbq.org

August 1st / September 5th
First Friday Fest
Downtown Clayton
Info: www.downtownclaytonga.org

August 2nd
Rabun County Farm Winery Day
Stonewall Creek Vineyards, Tiger
Info: 706.212.0584
Tiger Mountain Vineyard, Tiger
Info:  706.782.4777
12 Spies Vineyard, Rabun Gap
Info:  706.746.2097

August 2nd and each Saturday
Simply Homegrown Farmers' Market
Clayton City Hall Complex
Clayton
Info: www.simplyhomegrown.org

August 2nd and each
Saturday Night through November
Bluegrass on the Square
Tallulah Falls Opry House
Tallulah Falls
Info:  706.754.6040

August 9th
Children's Heritage Day at Foxfire
Foxfire Museum, Mountain City
Info:  706.490.3977

August 10th / September 7th
Full-Moon Suspension Bridge Hike
Tallulah Gorge State Park
Tallulah Falls
Info:   706.754.7981

August 30th - 31st
“His Last Days” Passion Drama
Scenic Loop, Tallulah Falls
Info:  1.706.476.7939, 1.706.769.5271

September 8th
Rhapsody in Rabun
Rabun County Civic Center
Clayton
Info:  404.314.5696

September 13th
Classic Car Show
River Vista Parking Lot
Dillard
Info:  706.746.2722

September 13th - 14th
WANNAGOFAST.COM
1/2 Mile Shootout
Heaven Landing Fly In
Community Airstrip, Clayton
Info:  706.212.0241

September 21st
Annual Harvest Party
Tiger Mountain Vineyards
Tiger
Info:  www.tigerwine.com

September 28th
Musical Variety Show
The Dillard Playhouse
Dillard
Info:  www.ngcommunityplayers.com


at the Rabun Arena
Tiger
Info: 706.982.0792
www.rabunarena.com

August 16th
NBHA Horse Show

September 13th
James Soares Memorial Barrel Race

September 18th - 20th
Rabun County Fair

September 20th
Bulls & Barrels Show

September 27th
Wateree Cutting Horse Association


Rabun County Music Festival
Rearden Theater
Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School
Rabun Gap
Info: www.rabunmusicfestival.com

August 3rd
Sentimental Journey Orchestra

August 17th
Emile Pandolfi


Hambidge Center
Rabun Gap
Info: www.hambidge.org

August 9th / September 13th
2nd Saturday Artists Talks

August 23rd / September 27th
Hambidge 4th Saturday
Weaving Demonstration


STEPHENS COUNTY

August 9th / September 13th
Sage Market
Stephens County Market Building
Toccoa
Info:  706.282.3309

August 31st
USCS “Sunday of Speed” Sprint Cars
Toccoa Motor Speedway
Toccoa
Info:  706.491.4493

 

TOWNS COUNTY

August 7th - 9th
Georgia Mountain Moonshine Cruize-In
Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds
Hiawassee
Info:  706.896.4191

August 16th
7th Annual Tomato Festival
Crane Creek Vineyards
Young Harris
Info:  706.379.1236

August 23rd - 24th
Young Harris Art Fest
Mayors Park, Young Harris
Info:  706.400.8014

August 23rd
Dash to the Vineyards 10K Roadrace
From Brasstown Valley Resort to Crane Creek Vineyardss, Young Harris
Info:  www.mountaintopga.com

August 30th
Chilli Cook-off on the Square
Downtown City Park
Hiawassee
Info:  404.754.3430

September 5th
Lake Chatuge Classic Golf Tournament
Brasstown Valley Resort
Young Harris
Info:  www.mountaintopga.com


Music on the Square
Downtown Hiawassee
Info:  706.896.4966

August 2nd - Local Legends

August 9th - Ron Schott on Saxophone

August 16th - The Silvertones

August 23rd - Sentimental Journe

August 30th - Leather and Lace

September 6th - Cartecay River Band

September 13th - Greg Henderson & Spenser Kirkpatrick


Vino and Vibes
at Hightower Creek Vineyard
Hiawassee
Info:  706.896.8963

August 2nd - Me, Myself and Ilene

August 9th - Kurt Johnson

August 16th - Hear Now in Concert

August 23rd - Ron Harrell

August 30th
Concert - Monica Spears & Derek Worth



UNION COUNTY

August 1st and each Friday Night
Friday Night Concert Series
Historic Courthouse, Blairsville
Info:  706.745.5493

August 1st and
each Thursday and Friday
Trash and Treaures
Union County Farmers’ Market
Blairsville
Info:  706.781.3306

August 1st / September 5th
Blairsville Cruise-In
Union County Farmers Market
Blairsville
Info:  706.897.5857
www.blairsvillecruisers.com

August 1st and each Friday
Live Music at Monet’s Cafe
Blairsville
Info: 706.745.5305

August 2nd and
each Tuesday and Saturday
Union County Farmers’ Market
Blairsville
Info:  www.ucfarmersmarket.com

August 2nd (and each Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday)
Knitter’s Knitch Classes
64 Bracketts Way - Ste. 6, Blairsville
Info:  706.835.1078

August 2nd / September 6th
Cruise In on the Square
On the Square, Blairsville
Info:  706.897.5857
www.blairsvillecruisers.com

August 2nd, 16th, 30th
September 27th
Live Music at Odom Springs Vineyards
Blairsville
Info: 706.745.3094

August 4th / September 1st
Alzheimers’ Support Group
Cadence Bank, Blairsville
Info:  770.789.2044

August 4th and
each Monday thru September
Garden Tours
GA Mountain Research Center
Blairsville
Info:  706.745.2655

August 6th and each Wednesday
BINGO
Haralson Memorial Civic Center
Blairsville
Info:  706.300.5722

August 7th and each Thursday
Trivia at the View
Union County Community Center
Blairsville
Info:  706.439.6092

August 7th / September 4th
Living Will Workshop
Union General Hospital, Blairsville
Info:  706.745.2111

August 9th / September 13th
Writers’ Night Out
Union County Community Center
Blairsville
Info:  www.ncwriters-west.org

August 18th / September 15th
Shape Note Singing Practice
Old Union Courthouse, Blairsville
Info:  706.745.5493

August 30th - 31st
Mountain Heritage Festival
Mountain Life Museum, Blairsville
Info:  706.745.5493

September 6th - 7th
North Georgia Gun Show
Pat Haralson Memorial Civic Center
Blairsville
Info:  828.557.1543

September 13th
Mountain Music and
Arts & Crafts Festival
Vogel State Park
Blairsville
Info:  706.745.2628

September 18th
FootGolf Tournament
Old Union Golf Course
Blairsville
Info:  706.745.4653

September 20th - 21st
Celebrate Autumn Arts & Crafts Show
Blairsville Technical College
Blairsville
Info: 706.896.0932

September 26th - 28th
St. Francis of Assisi Festival
St. Francis of Assisi Church
Blairsville
Info:  706.745.6400

September 27th
Northeast Georgia Friends of the NRA Banquet & Auction
Pat Harolson Memorial Civic Center
Blairsville
Info:  706.835.6484


Copperhead Lodge
Summer Concert Series
Blairsville
Info:  706.835.7433

August 1st - Atomic Boogie

August 2nd / September 6th
Mike Watson

August 8th / September 5th
Paul Constantine

August 9th / September 19th
Raven & Red

August 28th / September 25th
Bike Night / Trivia Night

August 29th - Beatals

August 29th / September 26th  
Nancy Chancey

August 30th - Julie Gribble

September 12th - The Coveralls

September 13th - Ryan Boss

September 14th - Ride to Remember

September 20th
Hank Bird & Company

September 27th - Stone Cold Country


at Paradise Hills Resort and Spa
Blairsville
Info:  877.745.7483

August 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th
Summer Concert Series

August 30th
Grape Stomping Festival

September 11th - Patriot Day


at the Blue Ridge Community Theater
Blue Ridge
Info:   706.632.9223

August 2nd - Krista Detor in Concert

August 9th - Diane Durrett in Concert

August 13th - September 7th
“The Cemetery Club”

September 13th
Kurt Thomas Band in Concert

 

WHITE COUNTY

August 1st and each Tuesday
& Friday through September
Bingo
Helen Chamber of Commerce
Festhalle, Helen
Info:  706.878.1908

August 1st / September 5th
First Fridays Pickin’ on the Porch
Inside Out Sautee, Sautee
Info:  706.878.0144

August 16th / September 20th
Swinging in the Vines Music Series
Sautee Nacoochee Vineyards
Sautee
Info:  706.878.1056

August 13th
An Artful Taste of Helen
Helen’s Festhalle, Helen
Info:  706.878.3933

August 14th - 17th
Destination Helen Bike Rally
Helen
Info:  706.878.0076

August 23rd
6th Annual GarlicFest
Loganberry Heritage Farm, Cleveland
Info:  706.348.6068

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

September 20th - 21st, 27th - 28th
Helen Arts & Crafts Festival
Unicoi Hill Park, Helen
Info:  www.robinrobertspromotions.com

September 27th
Agri-Fest and Country
Market & Pottery Show
Downtown Cleveland
Info:  706.865.5356


at Yonah Mountain Vineyards
Cleveland
Info:  706.878.5522

August 2nd and each Saturday
Tour de la Cave and Barrel Sampling

August 9th / September 13th
Masterpiece Mixers Painting & Tasting Party
Info:  678.982.1100

August 30th
CrushFest 2014


at Unicoi State Park
Helen
Info:  706.878.2201

August 2nd - 3rd and each
weekend through mid November
Visiting Artists Series

August 2nd and each Saturday
evening through mid November
Saturday Evening Music
Concert Series

August 16th
All Star Tribute Concerts
Outlaw Country Tributes to Johnny Cash

August 29th
All Star Tribute Concerts - Leather and Lace, Tributes to Stevie Nix
and Travis Tritt


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

August 9th, 30th - 31st
Sunset Tour

August 12th / September 9th
Mommy & Me at the Zoo

August 17th
Behind the Scenes Tour

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


at Smithgall Woods Park
Helen
Info:  706.878.3087

August 16th / September 20th
Youth Fishing Day at Buck Shoals

August 23rd
Gold Fever and Golden Memories


at the Sautee Nacoochee
Community Association
Sautee
Info:  706.878.3300

August 2nd
Atlanta Ballet’s Wabi Sabi

August 5th, 19th
September 2nd, 16th
Contra Learn and Dance

August 5th and Tuesdays
& Thursdays through August
Silver Fit Exercise Class / Yoga Class

August 23rd / September 27th
Community Contra Dance

August 24th
Bean Creek Choir

August 30th
Folk Pottery Show & Sale

September 7th
Times and Places of the Cherokee

September 14th
Dad’s Funeral Show


CLAY COUNTY, NC

August 6th and each Wednesday
Brasstown Farmers’ Market
Brasstown
Info:  828.360.2498

August 7th and each Thursday
Evening Harvest Market
On the Square, Hayesville
Info:  828.508.0812; 828.389.0941

August 2nd and each Saturday
Mountain Valley Farmers’ Market
Downtown Hayesville
Info:  828.361.7261

August 3rd / September 13th
Hot Summer Nights
Goldhagen Studio
Hayesville
Info: 828.389.8847

September 13th
3rd Annual Pet Celebration
On the Square
Hayesville
Info:  706.896.1869

September 27th
Big Ring Challenge
6 Hour Endurance Bike Race
Jackrabbit Campground
Hayesville
Info:  www.chainbusterracing.com


The Hayesville Summer Concert Series
On the Square, Hayesville
Info:   877.389.3704

August 8th - Playing on the Planet

August 15th - Irons in the Fire

August 22nd - Lee Holland

August 29th - Gnarly Fingers


Brasstown Community Center
Concert Series
Brasstown
Info:   828.837.3797

August 9th - Brandon Davenport

August 23rd - Lone Mountain Band


at the Peacock Playhouse
301 Church Street, Hayesville
Info:   828.389.2787

August 8th - 10th
“Noises Off”

September 27th
“One Leg Up”


The Licklog Players
Creekside Circle, Hayesville
Info:  828.389.8632

July 31st - August 3rd
“Smoke on the Mountain”

September 5th - 7th, 12th - 14th
“A Piece of My Heart”



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

August 5th and each Tuesday
Beginner Contra & Square
Dance Weekly Series


August 8th - Graham County Line

August 9th, 23rd
September 6th, 20th
Contra & Square Dance

August 15th - Spirit Fiddle

August 21st - Jim Lloyd

August 29th - Hot Duck Soup

September 5th
Song Swap with Norman Kennedy, Sara Grey & Melissa Weaver Dunning

September 19th - Lorinda Jones

September 26th - Singing Tree



MACON COUNTY, NC

August 2nd and each Saturday
Franklin Farmers’ Tailgate Market
200 Block of East Palmer, Franklin
Info:  866.372.5546

August 2nd and each Saturday
Highlands Farmers’ Market
Kelsey-Hutchinson Park, Highlands
Info:  828.347.2165

August 2nd
Shriner Horse Show Event
Macon County Fairgrounds, Franklin
Info:  866.372.5546

August 3rd
Benefit Concert for Black Mountain Home for Children, Youth & Families
First Presbyterian Church, Franklin
Info:  828.586.3391

August 7th
Outdoor 76 Concert Series
Main Street, Franklin
Info:  828.349.7676

August 8th
6th Annual Mountain High
BBQ Festival and Car Show
Macon County Fairgrounds, Franklin
Info:  828.524.3161
www.MountainHighBBQFestival.com

August 8th / September 5th
Labyrinth Walk
Otto Labyrinth Park, Otto
Info:  888.773.2491

August 21st - 30th
Antique Show
The High Hampton Inn & Country Club, Cashiers
Info:  404.386.8940

August 23rd
2nd Annual Twilight Rock n Roll 5k
Kelsey Hutchison Park
Highlands
Info: 828.526.4114, 828.526.3571

August 23rd - 24th
Village Square Arts & Crafts Show
Pine Street Park, Highlands
Info:  828.526.9227

September 17th - 20th
Macon County Fair
Macon County Fairgrounds, Franklin
Info:  1.866.372.5546


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

August 2nd
The Band Charlie Horse

August 9th - Fast Gea

August 16th - Togelo Holler

August 23rd - Michael Reno Harrell

August 30th - The Frogtown Four

September 6th
Ms. Kitty and the Big City Band

September 13th
The Rick Morris Band

September 20th - The Remnants

September 27th - Paradise 56 Band


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

August 5th and each Tuesday
Cowee Farmers' Market
Info:  828.524.8369

August 16th
2nd Annual Cowee School Celebration /
Open Studio Sale

September 20th
Macon County Heritage Center Concert



at the Highlands Playhouse
Highlands
Info:  828.526.2695
July 24th - August 16th
“9 to 5” the Musical

August 21st - 24th
The Paris Dancers

August 29th
Bubbles & Big Band

August 30th
Randall Atcheson, Pianist



Friday Night Live
Town Square, Highlands
Info:  866.526.5841

August 1st, 22nd / September 26th
Macon Grass Band

August 8th - Fred Kopp

August 15th / September 12th
Johnny Webb Band

August 29th
Mountain High Dulcimer Group

September 5th - Curtis Blackwell

September 19th - Southern Highlands


Highlands Cashiers
Chamber Music Festival
Info:  828.526.9060

August 1st - 3rd  -  Tim Fain

August 10th  -  Vega String Quartet  


Saturday On Pine
Kelsey-Hutchinson Park
Highlands
Info:  866.526.5841

August 2nd - Lonesome Road Band

August 9th - Hi 5

August 16th - Mangas Colorado

August 23rd - Copious Jones

August 30th - Andrew Scotchie


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

August 1st - Gimme Abbey

August 8th - Chris Tomlin

August 15th - Dailey & Vincent

August 29th
The Whisnants & The Old Paths

September 6th - Jo Dee Messina

September 19th
Phillip, Craig and Dean

September 20th - “Home by Dark”