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

April 24th - 26th
Bud Break Wine Tour
Participating Wineries of North
Georgia & Western North Carolina
Info:  706.745.7483


STEPHENS COUNTY

April 23rd, May 21st
Power House for Kids Training
Darkness to Light
Power House for Kids, Toccoa
Info:  706.886.2290

May 9th
Sage Market
Stephens County Farmers’ Market
Building, Toccoa
Info:  706.282.3289


Northeast Georgia
Community Concert Series
The Schaefer Center, Toccoa
Info:  706.297.7121
www.negaconcerts.com

April 9th - Fernando Varela

April 28th - “Della’s Diners”


HABERSHAM COUNTY

April 17th - 18th
Apple Blossom BBQ Festival
Cornelia City Park
Cornelia
Info:  706.778.4654

April 17th
Friday Night Flicks: Big Hero 6
Cornelia City Park Amphitheater
Cornelia
Info:  706.778.4654

April 17th - 19th, 23rd - 26th
“A Biddy Full Day”
Habersham Community Theatre
Clarkesville
Info:  www.habershamtheater.org

April 25th
Baldwin Clean-Up Day
Mitchell Gailey City Park
Baldwin
Info:  706.778.4654

May 1st
2015 NE GA Mountains March for
Babies / Friday Night Flicks: Paddington
Sam Pitts Park, Clarkesville
Info:  706.778.4654

May 16th
Mountain Laurel Festival
Downtown Clarkesville
Info:  706.754.4216

May 29th
Cornelia Summer Concert Series:
Gina Gailey
Cornelia City Park Amphitheater
Cornelia
Info:  706.778.4654


Mauldin House Gardens
Clarkesville
Info:  706.754.4216

April 4th
Pictures with the Easter Bunny

April 25th
Magical Gardens at Mauldin


WHITE COUNTY

April 3rd and each Tuesday and
Friday through September 4th
Bingo
Helen Chamber of Commerce Festhalle
Helen
Info:  706.878.1908

April 4th and each Saturday
Tour de la Cave and Barrel Tasting
Yonah Mountain Vineyards
Cleveland
Info:  706.878.5522

April 11th
Springfest 2015
Helen Festhalle, Helen
Info:  706.878.1908

April 13th - 14th
2015 White County United Way
Golf Tournament
Innsbruck Golf Club, Helen
Info:  770.715.1559

April 18th
Vineyards to Vistas Bike Ride
Helen Festhalle, Helen
Info:  706.878.1619
 
April 18th / May 16th
Swinging in the Vines Music Series
Sautee-Nacoochee Vineyards
Sautee
Info:  706.878.1056

May 9th, 15th - 16th
(SoWo) VW/Audi Car Show
Helen
Info:  800.858.8027; 706.878.2181

May 2nd
Winefest
Habersham Winery
Helen
Info:  706.878.9463

May 28th - 31st
15th Annual US Riders News
Reunion Run and 9th Annual
Southeast Victory Run
Helen Riverside Park, Helen
Info:  478.237.3761


Unicoi State Park, Helen
Info:  706.878.2201

May 23rd - 24th and each weekend
through mid November
Visiting Artist Series

May 23rd and each Saturday until
mid November
Saturday Evening Music Concert Series


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

April 21st
“Preserving the Old Mountain Ways”

May 15th
Spring Lunch Bunch

May 19th
Pottery History & Demonstration


North Georgia Zoo
Cleveland
Info:  706.348.7279

April 2nd - 5th
Easter Festival

April 6th - 11th
Springfest

April 14th / May 12th
Mommy & Me at the Zoo

April 19th / May 17th
Behind the Scenes Tour

May 1st - 3rd
Wool Fest and Fiber, Farm,
and Arts Festival

May 9th
Celebrating Moms

May 22nd - 25th
Memorial Day Weekend at the Zoo


Smithgall Woods
Helen
Info:  706.878.3087

April 4th / May 2nd
First Visit Tours

May 16th and the 3rd Saturday
of the Month through September
Youth Fishing Days at Buck Shoals


RABUN COUNTY

April 16th & the third Thursday
of each month through November
Rabun Trout Unlimited Meeting
The TU/Scout Hut, Clayton
Info:  rabuntu.org

April 2nd
Easter Egg Hunt
Rabun County Recreation Department
Tiger
Info:  706.782.4600

April 4th
Easter Egg Hunt
Hillside Orchard Farms
Tiger
Info:  706.782.4995; 706.782.2776

April 11th
Warrior Dash
Camp Blue Ridge
Mountain City
Info:  www.wariordash.com

April 17th - 19th, 24th - 26th
“Last Round-up of the
Guacamole Queens”
North Georgia Community Players
Dillard Playhouse, Dillard
Info:  www.ngcommunityplayers.com

April 19th
Tour of Georgia Gran Fondo
Main Street, Clayton
Info:  www.gfncs.com

April 25th
Celebrate Clayton P.E.A.R.L.s 5K
Ramey Blvd., Clayton
Info:  706.490.1243

April 25th - 26th
2015 Celebrate Clayton
Downtown Clayton
Info:  www.celebrateclayton.com

April 25th and each Saturday
Simply Homegrown Farmers’ Market
Covered Bridge Shopping Center
Clayton
Info:  www.rabunmarket.com

May 1st
First Friday Fest
Downtown Clayton
Info:  www.downtownclaytonga.com

May 2nd
Living History Days
Foxfire Museum & Heritage Center
Mountain City
Info:  www.foxfire.org

May 2nd
Mountains of Hope
Rabun County Recreation Department
Tiger
Info;  706.782.1600

May 8th
Special Olympics
Rabun County High School
Tiger
Info:  706.212.0508

May 9th
Spring Farm Day
Hillside Orchard Farms, Tiger
Info:  706.782.4995
 
May 17th
Clayton Rotary 5K
Downtown Clayton
Info:  706.491.7110

May 17th
Fur Ball - Dance, Dinner & Auction
Rabun County Civic Center
Clayton
Info:  706.982.1284

May 30th - 31st
WANNAGoFast.com 1/2 mile shoot-out
Heaven’s Landing, Clayton
Info:  wannagofast.com


Tallulah Gorge State Park
Tallulah Falls
Info:  706.754.7981

April 3rd / May 3rd
Full Moon Suspension Bridge Hike

April 4th - 5th, 11th -12th
Whitewater Boating Weekends

April 4th, 12th
Whitewater-Watching Hike

April 18th - 19th, 25th - 26th
May 2nd - 3rd, 9th - 10th, 16th - 17th
Aesthetic Water Releases

May 23rd - 25th
Holiday Gorge Floor Hike


North Georgia Arts Guild
Artist Programs
Clayton City Hall, Clayton
Info:  www.northgeorgiaartsguild.com

April 16th
Jennifer Moore - Graphic Art Design

May 21st
Jon Houghum - Oil Painter


Hambidge Center
Rabun Gap
Info:  www.hambidge.org

April 4th / May 2nd
First Saturday Gristmill Visit

April 11th / May 9th
Second Saturday Artists’ Talks

April 18th / May 16th
Nature Hikes


Rabun Arena
Tiger
Info:  706.212.0452

April 11th
March of Dimes Barrel Racing

April 25th - 26th
May 23rd - 24th
Wateree Cutting Horse Show
Info:  864.876.6272

May 2nd - 3rd
NBHA Barrel Race

May 9th
Wayne Dutton Livestock Roping


TOWNS COUNTY

April 11th
Plant Affair on the Square
Hiawassee
Info:  706.896.6240

May 7th
National Day of Prayer
Towns County Recreation Center
Young Harris
Info:  706.896.2276


Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds
Hiawassee
Info:  706.896.4191

April 19th - May 16th
Rhododendron Festival

May 1st - 2nd
BMW State Rally

May 16th
Georgia Mountain Eggfest


Young Harris College
Young Harris
Info:  800.241.3754

April 9th - Acapalooza

April 10th - 11th
Georgia Mountain Storytelling Festiva

April 11th
Songs From a New World

April 14th
Piano Ensemble Concert

April 16th
Concert Band Spring Extravaganza

April 17th, 24th
Cosmic Concert Pink Floyd’s The Wall

April 18th - Bach to Rock

April 20th - Jazz Band Concert

April 21st - Percussion Ensemble

April 21st - 25th
“Good Boys and True”

April 28th - Musical Theater Revue


UNION COUNTY

April 1st and each Monday
through Thursday and Saturday
Knitter’s Knitch / Crochet Classes
Blairsville
Info:  706.835.1078

April 1st and each Wednesday
Bingo
Haralson Memorial Civic Center
Blairsville
Info:  706.300.5722

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

April 3rd
Pictures with the Easter Bunny
United Community Bank
Blairsville
Info:  706.745.2151

April 6th and
the first Monday of each month
Alzheimer’s Support Group
Cadence Bank
Blairsville
Info:  770.789.2044

April 7th and each Tuesday
Smoky Mountain Melodies
First United Methodist Church
Blairsville
Info:  706.379.3836

April 10th - 11th
Writers’ Conference
The Art Center, Blue Ridge
Info:  706.632.2144

April 11th
Easter Egg Hunt
Meeks Park, Blairsville
Info:  706.439.6074

April 18th
Patriots Day Celebration
Blairsville Town Square
Info:  706.835.5910

April 21st
North Farm Trail Agritourism Symposium
Southern Tree Plantation
Blairsville
Info:  www.gafarmtrail.com/symposium

April 22nd - 26th
Blairsville Kiwanis Fair
Airport Industrial Drive
Blairsville
Info:  706.781.6552

April 23rd
Growing the Great Pumpkin
Georgia Mountain Research Center
Blairsville
Info:  706.745.2655

April 24th - 25th
Mountain Home Show
North Georgia Technical College
Blairsville
Info:  www.mountainhomeshow.com

April 30th
Buy Local Extravaganza
Union County Community Center
Blairsville
Info:  706.745.5789

May 16th
The Inaugural Georgia Mountain
 Metric Century Road Ride
Union County
Info:  706.745.8141

May 23rd and each Saturday
Summer Concert Series
Paradise Hills Resort & Spa
Blairsville
Info:  877.745.7483

May 23rd
Memorial Day Parade
Downtown on the Square
Blairsville
Info:  706.745.6341

May 23rd - 24th
Spring Arts & Crafts Festival
Just off the Square, Blairsville
Info:  706.745.5943

May 30th
American Cancer Society
Relay for Life
Union County Farmers’ Market
Blairsville
Info:  706.835.8384; 770.297.1176


Chattahoochee Forest
National Fish Hatchery
Rock Creek Road, Suches
Info:  706.838.4723

May 8th
Veterans’ Appreciation Fishing Rodeo

May 13th
Special Kids’ Fishing Rodeo


Blue Ridge Community Theater
Blue Ridge
Info:  706.632.9223

April 9th - 12th, 16th - 29th, 23rd - 26th
“The Moving of Lilla Barton”

May 2nd
Live Music is Better - Gretchen Peters

May 14th - 17th, 21st - 24th, 28th - 31st
“Breakfast with Les and Bess”


CLAY COUNTY, NC

April 3rd and each Friday Night
Live Music
Eagle Fork Vineyards, Hayesville
Info:  828.389.8466

April 3rd and each Friday Night
Friday Nights at Clay’s Corner
Brasstown
Info:  828.837.3797 

April 17th - 19th, 24th - 26th
“The Hallelujah Girls”
Licklog Players Community Theater
Hayesville
Info:  828.389.8632

May 22nd - 23rd
Memorial Day Weekend Rodeo
Cutworm’s Corral, Hayesville
Info:  706.897.0956

May 23rd
Butts & Spuds Cook-off Festival
Settawig Rd., Brasstown
Info:  828.389.3704


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

April 3rd
Berea College Bluegrass Ensemble

April 4th
Easter Egg Hunt

April 4th, 18th / May 9th, 23rd
Contra & Square Dance

April 10th
The Wilson Family

April 17th
Mountain Fling

April 24th
Fletcher Bright & The Dismembered
Tennesseans

May 30th
Annual Gala & Benefit Auction /
Brasstown Ringers Concert

May 8th
Blue Eyed Girl


Peacock Performing Arts Center
Hayesville
Info:  828.389.2787

April 3rd - 5th, 10th - 12th
“Sylvia”

April 18th
Lon Eldridge & the 9th Street Stompers

May 29th - 31st
“The Spitfire Grill”


MACON COUNTY, NC

April 4th
Community Easter Egg Hunt
Highlands Rec. Park & Civic Center
Info:  828.526.5841

April 8th
Car Show
Resurrection Lutheran Church
Franklin
Info:  828.507.6625

April 30th - May 2nd
Three Rivers Fly Fishing Tournament
Highlands
Info:  866.526.5841

May 8th
Mother’s Day Gemboree
Macon County Community Building
Franklin
Info:  866.372.5546

May 8th - 10th
Mother’s Day Bridge Tournament
Highlands Rec. Park & Civic Center
Highlands
Info:  828.526.8334

May 14th - 16th
Collective Spirits Food
and Wine Festival
The Bascom, Highlands
Info:  828.526.4949

May 22nd - 23rd
Spring into Summer Craft & Art Show
Macon County Fairgrounds
Franklin
Info:  828.349.4324

May 23rd
Mountain Garden Club Plant Sale
Highlands Baseball Field
Highlands
Info:  866.526.5841

May 30th
Kelsey-Hutchinson Park
Grand Celebration
Pine Street, Highlands
Info:  866.526.5841 


Martin Lipscomb
Performing Arts Center
Highlands
Info:  828.526.9047

April 19th
Bolshoi Ballet:  Ivan the Terrible

April 25th
MET:  Cavallenia Rusticana
and Pagliacca

May 21st - 31st
“Welcome to Mitford”


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

April 3rd
Jeff & Sheri Easter

April 24th
Movie: “Life Changes Everything”

April 25th - Don Williams

May 1st
“West Side Story”

May 2nd
Taste of Home Cooking School

May 8th
Laura Story

May 23rd
The Collingsworth Family