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

STEPHENS COUNTY

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
Toccoa
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”


HABERSHAM COUNTY

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
Info:  www.clarkesvillega.com


Habersham Community Theatre
Clarkesville
Info:  www.habershamtheater.org

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

December 31st
“Elvis” New Year’s Eve


at Grant Street Music Room
Clarkesville
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


WHITE COUNTY

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

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

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
Helen
Info:  706.878.3933  
www.helenarts.org

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

December 9th
Appalachian Christmas



at Yonah Mountain Vineyards
Cleveland
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
Helen
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
Cleveland
Info:  706.348.7279
www.northgeorgiazoo.com

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

November 11th
Mommy & Me at the Zoo




at the Sautee Nacoochee
Community Association
Sautee
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



RABUN COUNTY

November 1st and
each Saturday through November
Simply Homegrown Farmers’ Market
Covered Bridge Shopping Center
Clayton
Info:  www.rabunmarket.com

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
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

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
Info:  www.ngcommunityplayers.com

TOWNS COUNTY

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



UNION COUNTY

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
Blairsville
Info:  770.789.2044

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

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

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

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

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

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

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



CLAY COUNTY, NC

November 5th and each Wednesday
Brasstown Farmers’ Market
Brasstown
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
Brasstown
Info:  828.837.3797

November 8th - 9th
Women’s Expo
The Ridges of Mountain Harbour
Hayesville
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
Brasstown
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



MACON COUNTY, NC

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
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

December 5th, 12th
Winter Wonderland
& Gingerbread Competition
Downtown Franklin
Info:  www.holidaysinfranklin.com

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

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

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



at the Martin Lipscomb
Performing Arts Center
Highlands
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
Franklin
Info:   866.273.4615; 828.524.1598
www.GreatMountainMusic.com



November 8th - Tim Hawkins

November 15th - Who’s Got Talent

November 29th
Smoky Mountain Christmas Choir

December 6th
The Manhattan Transfer