North Georgia & Western North Carolina April & May Calendar of Events

Mountain Happenings - April and May, 2014

 

April 25th - 27th
Bud Break Tour Wine Tasting
14 wineries in North Georgia
and Western North Carolina
Info: www.mountainwinecountry.com


STEPHENS COUNTY

April 5th / May 1st
Nature Walk at Tugaloo Bend
Tugaloo Bend, Toccoa
Info:  706.886.2132

April 5th
Wonderland Spring Fashion Event
Doyle Street (in case of rain event
will be held at the Schaefer Center)
Toccoa
Info:  706.827.0013

April 12th
Stephens County Annual
Easter Egg Hunt
Parks & Recreation Dept., Toccoa
Info:  706.886.5101

April 24th
Taste of Toccoa
Historic Downtown Toccoa
Info:  706.282.3309

May 3rd
Currahee Artists Guild
Spring Arts and Crafts Show
Downtown Toccoa
Info:  706.886.2132

May 4th
Martin Woman’s Club
Tour of Historic Homes
Martin
Info:  706.356.3573

May 10th
Sage Market
Stephens County Market Building
Toccoa
Info:  706.886.2132
May 10th
Power House for Kids 1K/5K/10K
Georgia Baptist Conference Center
Toccoa
Info:  706.886.2132

May 16th
Stephens County Toccoa Chamber
Golf Tournament
Currahee Club, Toccoa
Info:  706.886.2132

May 18th - 19th
ACS Relay for Life
Stephens County High School
Toccoa
Info:  706.886.2132

May 22nd
WNEG’s Annual Senior Expo
Rose Lane Gym, Toccoa
Info:  706.886.5101

May 31st
70th Anniversary D-Day at
Currahee 10K, Memorial Walk
& Jake and Jack Track
Currahee Mountain, Toccoa
Info:  706.886.2132


HABERSHAM COUNTY

April 12th
Pictures with the Easter Bunny
Mauldin House Garden
Clarkesville
Info:  706.754.2220

April 18th
Friday Night Flicks
Cornelia Depot, Cornelia
Info:  706.778.2654

April 18th - 19th
Cornelia Apple Blossom BBQ Festival
Cornelia
Info:  706.778.4654

April 18th - 20th, 24th - 27th
“Twelve Angry Men“
Historic Habersham Theater
Clarkesville
Info:  706.839.1315
www.habershamtheater.org

April 19th
Town of Mt. Airy Georgia Cities Day
Mt. Airy
Info:  706.778.6990

May 9th
March of Dimes Walk for Babies
Pitts Park, Clarkesville
Info:  706.982.0896
www.marchforbabies.com

May 9th
Friday Night Flicks
Pitts Park, Clarkesville
Info:  706.778.4654

May 17th
52nd Annual Mountain Laurel Festival
Downtown Clarkesville
Info:  706.754.2220



at the Grant Street Music Room
Old Clarkesville Mill
Clarkesville
Info:   706.754.3541

April 12th
Pepperland Music Rock Camp Benefit

April 19th
John King Band


WHITE COUNTY

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

April 12th
Magical Easter Eggstravaganza
Babyland General Hospital
Cleveland
Info:  706.865.2171

April 12th
Spring Re-opening Celebration
and BINGourd
The Gourd Place, Sautee
Info:  www.gourdplace.com

April 12th
Springfest at the Festhalle
Helen Chamber of Commerce
Festhalle, Helen
Info:  706.878.1908

April 12th
“Spring Fling” 2014 Fashions with Belk
Sautee Nacoochee Community Center
Sautee
Info:  706.878.3933

April 15th - 16th
United Way Celebrity
Golf Tournament 2014
Innsbruck Golf Club, Helen
Info:  800.858.8027; 706.878.2181

April 19th / May 17th
Swinging in the Vines Music Series
Sautee Nacoochee Vineyards
Sautee
Info:  706.878.1056

April 20th
The Masterpiece Mixers
Painting & Tasting Party
Yonah Mountain Vineyards, Sautee
Info:  678.928.1100

April 25th
County Wide Clean-Up Day
Meet at Chamber Office
Cleveland
Info:  706.975.5356

May 2nd
First Fridays Pickin’ on the Porch
Inside Out Sautee, Sautee
Info:  706.878.0144

May 3rd
2nd Annual Family Promise
Mountain Mud Run
Far Winds Farm, Cleveland
www.familypromisemountainmudrun.com

May 3rd
Winefest
Habersham Winery, Helen
Info:  706.878.9463

May 16th - 18th
Southern Worthersee VW-Audi Car Show
Helen
Info:  706.878.2271

May 24th
Bavarianfest
Helen Festhalle, Helen
Info:  706.878.2908

May 29th - June 1st
14th Annual US Riders News Reunion Run & 8th Annual Southeast Victory Run
Helen Riverside Park, Helen
Info:  478.237.3761


at the Helen Arts & Heritage Center
Helen
Info:  706.878.3933

April 2nd and
each Wednesday through August
Creating Your Own Individual Style
with Luciano Georgescu

April 22nd
History of Movie Making in
Helen & White County

at Unicoi State Park
Helen
Info:  706.878.2201

April 19th
Easter Fun

May 24th - 25th and each
weekend through mid November
Visiting Artist Series

May 24th and each Saturday
evening through mid November
Saturday Evening Music
Concert Series

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

April 8th / May 13th
Mommy & Me at the Zoo

April 19th - 20th
Easter Eggstravaganza & Rabbit Palooza

April 27th / May 18th
Behind the Scenes Tour

May 10th - 11th
Celebrating Moms


at Smithgall Woods Park
Helen
Info:  706.878.3087

May 10th
Wilderness First Aid

May 17th
Youth Fishing Day at Buck Shoals


at the Sautee Nacoochee
Community Association
Sautee
Info:  706.878.3300

April 26th -27th
Shubert Alley in the Valley

May 9th - 11th
Stone Soup by Sautee Stars

May 17th - 18th
Community Chorale Spring Concert

May 24th
25th Annual Pig Out Barbecue
Info: 706.878.9349


RABUN COUNTY

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

April 12th
Barrel Racing for Babies
Rabun Arena, Tiger
Info:  706.982.0896

April 13th
PAWS 4 Life Fashion Show
The Amara Center, Clayton
Info:  706.782.4009

April 26th - 27th
Celebrate Clayton
Main Street
Clayton
Info:  www.celebrateclayton.org

April 26th
PEARLS Fun Run
Ramey Boulevard, Clayton
Info: 706.782.3348

May 2nd & 3rd
Mountains of Hope
Clayton UMC Life Center on Fri
Clayton City Hall on Sat.
Info: mountainsofhoperabun.com
706.982.9197

at Hillside Orchard Farms
Tiger
Info:  706.782.4995

April 19th
Annual Easter Egg Hunt

May 10th
Spring Farm Day


at Tallulah Gorge State Park
Tallulah Falls
Info:   706.754.7981

April 5th - 6th, 12th - 13th
Whitewater Releases

April 17th / May 14th
Full-Moon Suspension Bridge Hike

April 19th - 20th
May 3rd - 4th, 10 - 11th, 17th - 18th
Aesthetic Water Releases


TOWNS COUNTY

April 5th and each Saturday
& Tuesday in April & May
Vino and Vibes
Hightower Creek Vineyards
Hiawassee
Info:  706.896.8963

April 12th
Appalachian Heritage Day
Town Square, Hiawassee
Info: www.mountaintopga.com

May 3rd - 4th
Young Harris Spring
Arts & Crafts Show
Mayors Park, Young Harris
Info:  706.400.8014

May 10th
Bass Tournament for Relay for Life
Georgia Mountain Fair Boat Ramp
Hiawassee
email:  sherry.parramore@brmemc.com

May 24th
County Wide Yard Sale
On the Square, Hiawassee
Info:  706.897.3798, 404.754.3430

May 24th
Mountain Wine Country Festival
Crane Creek Vineyards
Young Harris
email:  info@paradisehillsresort.com


at the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds
Hiawassee
Info:  706.896.4191

April 11th - Charlie Pride Concert

April 26th - Banker’s Hour

May 17th
Georgia Mountain Eggfest


at Young Harris College
Young Harris
Info:  706.379.5114

April 1st - YHC Piano Ensemble

April 3rd - YHC Concert Band

April 4th
“The Effect of Gamma Rays on
Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds”

April 11th
“Madrigalchor, Hochschule fur Musik und THeater Munchen”

April 21st - YHC Jazz Band

April 22nd
YHC Community Band presents
“Pops on the Plaza”

April 22nd - 27th
“RENT”

April 29th
YHC Choir presents
“Music Around the World”

April 30th
YHC presents Musical Theatre Revue

May 17th
Smokie Mountain Melodies
presents “Sing the U.S.A.”
Info:  706.745.5943

 
UNION COUNTY

April 2nd (and each Mon., Wed.,
Thurs. & Sat.)
Knitter’s Knitch Classes
64 Bracketts Way - Ste. 6, Blairsville
Info:  706.835.1078

April 7th
(1st Monday of each month except
holidays, then 2nd Monday)
Alzheimer’s Support Group
Cadence Bank, Blairsville
Info:  770.789.2044

April 2nd and each Wednesday
BINGO
Haralson Memorial Civic Center
Blairsville
Info:  706.300.5722

April 3rd, May 1st
Living Will Workshop
Union General Hospital
Blairsville
Info:  706.745.2111

April 5th
Northeast Georgia Spring Run
Meeks Park, Blairsville
Info:  706.781.9401

April 5th
Union County Historical Society
Open House & Fundraiser
The Old Courthouse, Blairsville
Info:  706.745.5493

April 5th
Cruise Into The Square
On the Square, Blairsville
Info:  www.blairsvillecruisers.com

April 21st, May 19th
Shape Note Singing Practice
Old Union Courthouse, Blairsville
Info:  706.745.5493

April 11th
Pictures with the Easter Bunny
United Community Bank
Blairsville
Info:  706.439.2160; 706.745.2151

April 12th
Easter Egg Hunt
Meeks Park, Blairsville
Info:  706.439.6074

April 19th
Patriots’ Day Celebration
Union County Historical Center
Downtown Blairsville
Info:  706.835.5910

April 23rd - 27th
6th Annual Blairsville Kiwanis
Mountain Fair
Airport Industrial Drive, Blairsville
Info:  706.781.6552

April 25th
Golf Tournament to Benefit the
Derrick Whittle Memorial Fund
Butternut Creek Golf Course
Blairsville
Info:  706.781.7581

April 25th - 26th
Mountain Home Show
North Georgia Technical College
Blairsville
Info: www.mountainhomeshow.com

May 1st - 3rd
Friends has a Big Book Sale!
Community Room
Union County Library, Blairsville
Info:  www.foucl.org

May 2nd
Blairsville Cruise-In
Union County Farmers Market
Blairsville
Info:  www.blairsvillecruisers.com

May 2nd and each Friday Night
Friday Night Concert Series
Historic Courthouse
Downtown Blairsville
Info:  706.745.5493

May 6th
Buy Local Extravaganza
Union County Community Center
Blairsville
Info:  706.745.5789

May 9th
Veterans’ Appreciation Fishing Rodeo
Rock Creek Fish Hatchery
Suches
Info:  706.838.4723

May 23rd - 24th
Friends of the Library
Trash & Treasure Sale
Union County Civic Center
Blairsville
Info:  www.foucl.org

May 21st - 22nd, 24th - 25th
Spring Arts & Crafts Festival
On the Square, Blairsville
Info:  706.745.5493; 706.994.4837

May 24th - 25th
Arts in the Park
Downtown City Park, Blue Ridge
Info:  706.632.2144

May 31st
Relay for Life of Union County
Union County Farmers Market
Blairsville
Info:  www.relayforlife.org/unionga


at the Blue Ridge Community Theater
Blue Ridge
Info:  706.632.9223

April 10th - 13th, 17th - 20th
April 24th - 27th
“Beached Wails“

May 15th - June 1st
“Cactus Flower”


at the Copperhead Lodge
Blairsville
Info:  706.835.7433

April 12th - Don Byers and Friends

April 19th
Women in the Wind Painting Party

April 24th - 27th
Thunder in the Mountains Rally

May 2nd  - Nancy Chancey

May 3rd - Justin Bridges

May 9th - Raven and Red

May 10th - Scott Stambaugh
May 16th - Paul Constantine

May 23rd - Keren Leppo

May 24th - Ty Bates Live

May 25th
Poolside with Mike Watson

May 30th - The Beatals

May 31st - Ron Harrell

CLAY COUNTY, NC

April 2nd
and each Wednesday thru October
Brasstown Farmers’ Market
Brasstown
Info:  828.360.2498

April 19th
Community Easter Egg Hunt
Clay County Recreation Park
Hayesville
Info:  828.389.3704

April 24th - 27th / May 2nd - 3rd
“Jake’s Women”
by the Licklog Players
Creekside Plaza, Hayesville
Info:  828.389.8632

May 3rd
and each Saturday thru October
Mountain Valley Farmers’ Market
Downtown Hayesville
Info:  828.361.7261

May 10th
Mountain Cookoff Festival
Vic Payne’s place on Settawig Rd.
Info:  828.389.3704

May 17th - 18th
2nd Annual Women’s Expo
The Ridges, Hayesville
Info:  877.389.3704

May 22nd and each Thursday
through September
Evening Harvest Market
On the Square, Hayesville
Info:  828.389.8931

May 23rd
Hayesville Summer Concert Series
Susan Riley & the Junction Band
On the Square, Hayesville
Info:  877.389.3704


Brasstown Community Center
Concert Series
Brasstown
Info:  828.837.3797

May 10th
Carolina Blue Grass Boys

May 24th - Just Us


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

April 4th - 6th, 11th - 13th
“Mama Won’t Fly”

April 26th - The Carolyn Martin Trio

May 17th - Mark Nizer

May 30th - June 1st, June 6th - 8th
“Godspell”


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

April 1st and each Tuesday
Beginner Contra & Square
Dance Weekly Series

April 4th
Berea College Bluegrass Ensemble

April 5th, 19th / May 10th, 24th
Contra & Square Dance

April 18th - Mountain Fling

April 25th
David Liden & Martha Owen

May 1st - Guy George

May 9th - Firefly Concert

May 16th
ETSU Country Pride Concert

May 23rd - Bob & Amy Buckingham


MACON COUNTY, NC

April 3rd
“Tarzan” presented by
The Overlook Theatre
FHS Fine Arts Building, Franklin
Info:  866.372.5546

May 8th
Highlands Road Gem Show
Corner of Hwy. 441 & Highlands Road
Info:  828.369.6341

May 10th
Airing of the Quilts
Downtown Franklin
Info:  www.maconcountyquilttrail.com

May 10th
Franklin Garden Club Plant Sale
Clock Tower, Downtown Franklin
Info:  866.372.5546


at the Martin Lipscomb
Performing Arts Center
Highlands
Info:  828.526.8084

April 5th
MET Opera La Boheme by Puccini

April 26th
MET Opera Cosi’ Fan Tutte by Mozart

May 10th
MET Opera Cenertola by Rossini

May 22nd - 25th, May 29th - June 1st
“Mama Won’t Fly”


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

April 24th
Kevin Costner and Modern West

April 26th - Southern Fried Chicks

May 3rd
“Taste of Home Cooking School”

May 17th - “MercyMe”