North Georgia & Western North Carolina Calendar of Events

STEPHENS COUNTY

August 1st and each Wednesday
and Saturday through October
Farmers’ Market
Stephens County Farmers’
Market Building, Toccoa
Info:  706.282.3309

August 8th and the 2nd Saturday
of the month through October
Sage Market
Corner of Pond & Tugalo Streets
Toccoa
Info:  706.282.3309

August 1st, 8th
Ida Cox Music Series
Downtown
Info:  706.282.3269

August 15th / September 12th
Southern Gospel Jubilee Concert
The Schaefer Center, Toccoa
Info:  706.297.7121


HABERSHAM COUNTY

August 1st and each Saturday through September 5th
Clarkesville Farmers’ Market
Grant Street, Clarkesville
Info:  706.778.4654

August 1st and each Saturday
Soque River Farmers’ Market
Hwy. 197, Clarkesville
Info:  706.778.4654

August 1st
Back to School Bash
Ruby C. Fulbright Aquatic Center
Clarkesville
Info:  706.894.3055

August 7th
Friday Night Flicks
Pitts Park, Clarkesville
Info:  706.778.4654

September 11th - 19th
Chattahoochee Mountain Fair
Toccoa Hwy., Clarkesville
Info:  www.chattahoocheemountainfair.org

September 18th
Friday Night Live
Downtown Clarkesville
Info:   706.754.2220

September 26th
6th Annual A Taste of Clarkesville
Downtown Clarkesville
Info:  www.tasteofclarkesville.com


Habersham Community Theatre
Clarkesville
Info:  www.habershamtheater.org

August 1st - 2nd, 6th - 9th
“How to Succeed in Business
Without Really Trying”

August 15th
Kudzu Queens Cabaret

September 18th - 20th, 24th - 27th
“Prescription: Murder”


Grant Street Music Room
583 Grant Street, Clarkesville
Info:  706.754.3541

August 8th - Gimme Hendricks

August 29th
Songs for Kids’ Benefit


WHITE COUNTY

August 1st and each Saturday
Tour de la Cave and Barrel Tasting
Yonah Mountain Vineyards
Cleveland
Info:  706.878.5522

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

August 12th
Taste of Helen
Helen Arts & Heritage Center
Helen
Info:  706.878.3933 
www.helenarts.org

August 15th and the
third Saturday of the Month
Swinging in the Vines Music Series
Sautee-Nacoochee Vineyards
Sautee
Info:  706.878.1056

September 10th - 13th
September 17th - November 1st
Oktoberfest
Helen
Info:  706.878.1908


Unicoi State Park, Helen
Info:  706.878.2201

August 1st - 2nd and each
weekend through mid November
Visiting Artists Series

August 1st and each Saturday
until mid November
Saturday Evening Music Concert Series


North Georgia Zoo
Cleveland
Info:  706.348.7279

August 8th
Sunset Tour

August 11th
Mommy & Me at the Zoo

August 16th
Behind the Scenes Tour


Smithgall Woods
Helen
Info:  706.878.3087

August 1st
and the first Saturday of the month
First Visit Tours

August 15th and the 3rd Saturday
of the month through September
Youth Fishing Days at Buck Shoals

August 22nd
Gold Fever


RABUN COUNTY

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

August 1st and each Saturday
through November
Bluegrass on the Square
Main Street, Tallulah Falls
Info:  706.754.6040; 706.212.0241

August 7th and the first Friday
of the month through October
First Friday Fest
Downtown Clayton
Info:  www.downtownclaytonga.com

August 20th and the third Thursday
of each month through November
Rabun Trout Unlimited Meeting
The TU/Scout Hut, Clayton
Info:  rabuntu.org

September 9th
3rd Annual Moonshine n’
Mulligans Golf Tournament
Waterfall Club, Clayton
Info:  706.782.4812

September 12th - 13th
WANNAGOFast.com
1/2 mile Shoot-Out
Heaven’s Landing
Clayton
Info:  www.WannaGoFast.com

September 17th
North Georgia Arts Guild Artist Program
featuring Chris Brooks, Woodworker
& Director, Folk Pottery Museum
Clayton City Hall, Clayton
Info:  www.northgeorgiaartsguild.com


Tallulah Gorge State Park
Tallulah Falls
Info:  706.754.7970

August 1st, 30th
Full Moon Suspension Bridge Hike

September 5th - 7th
Holiday Gorge Floor Hike


Rabun County Music Festival
The Rearden Theatre, RGNS
Rabun Gap
Info:  www.rabunmusicfestival.com

August 2nd
Joe Gransden & His Big Band

August 16th - Satisfaction: 
Tribute to the Rolling Stones


Hambidge Center
Rabun Gap
Info:  www.hambidge.org

August 1st
and the first Saturday of the month
First Saturday Gristmill Visit

August 8th
and the 2nd Saturday of the month
Second Saturday Artists’ Talks

August 15th
and the 3rd Saturday of the month
Nature Hikes


North Georgia Community Players
Dillard Playhouse, Dillard
Info:  www.ngcommunityplayers.com

August 21st - 22nd
Vintage Murder - Wine Tasting
& Mystery Dinner Theater

September 10th - 13th
“Annie”


Rabun Arena
Tiger
www.rabunarena.com

August 27th - 29th
Rabun County Fair
Info:  706.982.0792

September 5th
James Soar Memorial Barrel Race

September 26th
Wateree Cutting Horse Show


TOWNS COUNTY

August 1st and each Saturday
Towns County Farmers’ Market
Across from Georgia Mountain Fair
Hiawassee
Info:  706.896.4966

August 1st and each Saturday
through October
Vino and Vibes
Hightower Creek Vineyards
Hiawassee
Info:  706.896.8963

August 1st and each Saturday
through September 5th
Music on the Square
Town Square, Hiawassee
Info:  706.896.4966

August 3rd - 5th and each Monday
through Wednesday until mid August
Summer Horse Camp for Kids
Brasstown Valley Resort Stables
Young Harris
Info:  706.379.4606

August 7th - 8th
Set Sail and Anchor South Concert
The Ridges Resort, Hiawassee
Info:  www.theridgesresort.com 

August 15th
Tomato Festival
Crane Creek Vineyards
Young Harris
Info:  706.379.1236

August 22nd
“Dash to the Vineyards” 10K Race
from Brasstown Valley Resort to
Crane Creek Vineyards
Young Harris
Info:  www.mountaintopga.com

August 29th - 30th
2015 Young Harris Art Fest
Mayors Park, Young Harris
Info:  706.897.6179


Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds
Hiawassee
Info:  706.896.4191

July 30th - August 1st
Georgia Mountain Moonshine Cruize In

August 1st
Ray Stevens in Concert

August 21st
Oak Ridge Boys Concert

September 4th
David Allan Coe Concert

September 19th
Taste of Home


UNION COUNTY

August 1st and each Saturday
Summer Concert Series
Paradise Hills Resort & Spa
Blairsville
Info:  877.745.7483

August 4th and each Tuesday
Smoky Mountain Melodies
First United Methodist Church
Blairsville
Info:  706.379.3836

August 5th and each Wednesday
Bingo
Haralson Memorial Civic Center
Blairsville
Info:  706.300.5722

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

August 6th - 8th
Union County Farmers’ Market
Community Flower Show
Haralson Memorial Civic Center
Blairsville
Info:  706.897.5348

August 7th and each Friday
Friday Night Concert Series
Old Courthouse, Blairsville
Info:  877.745.5789

August 14th and the
Second Friday of the Month
Writers’ Night Out
Union County Community Center
Blairsville
Info:  877.745.5789

August 22nd and the
3rd Saturday of each month
Cruize In on the Square
On the Square, Blairsville
Info:  706.897.2501; 706.897.5857

September 5th - 6th
North Georgia Gun Show
Pat Harralson Civic Center
Blairsville
Info:  706.994.4405

September 5th - 6th
Mountain Heritage Festival
Mountain Life Museum
Blairsville
Info:  706.745.5493

September 6th
Grape Stomping Festival
Paradise Hills Vineyards
Blairsville
Info:  706.745.7483

September 12th
Mountain Music & Arts & Crafts Festival
Vogel State Park, Blairsville
Info:  706.745.2628

September 19th - 20th
3rd Annual Celebrate Autumn
Arts & Crafts Show
North Georgia Technical College
Blairsville
Info:  706.896.0932


Union County Farmers’ Market
Blairsville
Info:  706.439.6043

August 1st and
each Tuesday and Saturday
Farmers’ Market

August 1st and each Tuesday
Farmers’ Market General Auction

August 6th - 7th and
each Thursday and Friday
Trash and Treasures
Info:  877.745.5789

August 7th and the first Friday of the
month through October
Cruise in to the Union County
Farmers’ Market
Info:  678.773.5934


Georgia Mountain Research
& Education Center
Blairsville
Info:  706.745.2655

August 3rd and each Monday
(excluding holidays)
Garden Tour

August 14th
Butterflies and Moths


CLAY COUNTY, NC

August 1st and each Saturday
Mountain Valley Farmers’ Market
On the Square
Hayesville
Info:  828.361.7261

August 1st / September 19th
Hot Summer Nights
Goldhagen Art Glass
Hayesville
Info:  828.389.8847

August 5th and each Wednesday
Brasstown Farmers’ Market
Old Hwy. 64
Brasstown
Info:  828.360.2498

August 6th and each
Thursday through September 3rd
Hayesville Evening Farmers’ Market
Downtown Hayesville
Info:  877.389.3704

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

August 21st, 28th / September 4th
Hayesville Summer Concert Series
The Square, Hayesville
Info:  828.389.2121

September 12th
4th Annual Pet Celebration
Historic Hayesville Square
Hayesville
Info:  706.896.1244

September 19th
Cherokee Heritage Festival
21 Davis Loop
Hayesville
Info:  828.389.3045


Licklog Players Community Theatre
34 Creek Side Circle, Hayesville
Info:  828.389.8632

July 31st - August 2nd
“Little Women”

September 4th - 6th, 11th - 13th
“Steel Magnolias”


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

August 4th and each Tuesday
Tuesday Night Contra & Square Dances

August 7th
Bruce Greene & Loy McWhirter

August 8th, 22nd
September 5th, 11th
Contra & Square Dance

August 14th
ETSU Country Pride

August 28th
Geoff Hohwald, Rick Taylor,
Milt Crotts & Larry Teems

September 4th
Appalachian Saint Andrews Pipes & Drums

September 10th
Rob Tiger & Lon Eldridge

September 18th
Steve and Penny Kilby

September 25th - Singing Tree


Eagle Fork Vineyard
Hayesville
Info:  828.389.8466

July 31st - August 1st and
each Friday and Saturday Nights
Live Music

August 22nd
Wine Under the Stars
Martin & Breedlove Band

September 19th
Wine Under the Stars
Twelve Gauge Persuaders


Peacock Performing Arts Center
Hayesville
Info:  828.389.2787

August 7th - 9th, 14th - 16th
“Unnecessary Farce”

September 12th
Song Writers’ Showcase

September 19th - Boots & Bling 2


Bluegrass Concert Schedule
Brasstown Community Center
Brasstown
Info:  828.837.2158; 828.837.3797

August 8th - Davenport Brothers

August 22nd - Lone Mountain Band


MACON COUNTY, NC

August 1st and each Saturday
through August 22nd
Saturdays on Pine
Kelsey-Hutchinson Park
Highlands
Info:  828.526.5841

August 4th and each Tuesday
through September
Yoga in the Park
Kelsey-Hutchinson Park
Highlands
Info:  828.526.2112

August 7th
Relay for Life of Highlands, NC
Highlands Recreation Center
Highlands
Info:  828.788.3525

August 7th and each Friday
through mid October
Friday Night Live
Town Square, Highlands
Info:  828.526.5841

August 7th - 8th
7th Annual Mountain High
BBQ Festival & Car Show
Macon County Fairgrounds
Franklin
Info:  828.524.3161

August 13th - 16th
Bascom in Bloom
The Bascom, Highlands
Info:  828.526.2112 

August 22nd
Twilight Rock N Roll 5K
Hutchinson Park
Highlands
Info:  twilightrocknrolltk.com

August 22nd
The Laurel Garden Club Kitchen Tour
Local Homes in Highlands
Info:  www.laurelgardenclubofhighlands.com

August 23rd
Art for the Heart of the Hospice
House Belarus Art Auction
Carpe Diem Farms, Highlands
Info:  828.421.2831

August 28th
Otto Labyrinth Park Walk & Gathering
Otto Labyrinth Park, Otto
Info:  828.369.5698

August 29th - 30th
Village Square Arts and Craft Show
Kelsey-Hutchinson Park
Highlands
Info:  828.787.2021

September 10th
Rotary Club of Highlands
Craft Beer Festival
The Farm at Old Edwards Inn
Highlands
Info:  828.526.2112

September 12th
Dazzling Dahlia Festival
Highlands Rec. Park & Civic Center
Highlands
Info:  828.526.2112

September 12th
9th Annual SMPCC
Fundraising Banquet
Franklin Covenant Church
Franklin
Info:  828.349.3200

September 16th - 20th
Macon County Fair
Macon County Fairgrounds
Franklin
Info:  866.372.5546

September 19th
Zonta’s Boots & Bling Fundraiser
Bloemsma Farm Barn
Franklin
Info:  866.372.5546


Highlands Playhouse
Highlands
Info:  828.526.2695

July 16th - August 1st
“Godspell”

August 6th - 22nd
“First Date”

August 27th - September 6th
“End of the Rainbow”

September 18th - 20th
Classic Film Festival


Historic Cowee School
Franklin
Info:  CoweeSchool.org

August 4th and each Tuesday
Cowee Farmers’ Market

August 15th
3rd Annual Cowee School Celebration
and Macon County Heritage Day

August 22nd and
the third Saturday of each month
SEBA Jam

August 22nd - Run Boy Run

September 19th
Mac Arnold & Plate Full O’ Blues


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

July 31st - August 1st
“Shrek, the Broadway Musical”

August 8th - Charlie Daniels

August 14th - Village People

August 29th
Marty Stuart & Connie Smith

September 5th
Steven Curtis Chapman

September 12th
Stars of Center Stage

September 18th - The Isaacs


Lazy Hiker Brewing Company
Franklin
Info:  828.369.5299

August 15th
Porch 40 in Concert

August 28th
Frog Town Four in Concert


Martin Lipscomb
Performing Arts Center
Highlands
Info:  828.526.9047

August 10th
Virginia Schenck Benefit Concert

August 12th
“The Audience”

August 15th
Best of Controlled Chaos
Film Festival 2015
Info:  828.227.7028

August 27th - 30th
September 3rd - 6th
Highlands Cashiers Players
“Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike”
Info:  828.526.8084

September 10th
Highlands Male Chorus

September 13th
Bel Canto

September 19th
“Will the Circle be Unbroken”
Bluegrass:  John McEuen with
John Carter Cash and Family

September 20th
National Theatre Live:  Everyman

September 26th
Broadway, Pop, Opera: The Three
Tenors and a Diva Concert and Gala
 

Highlands Cashiers
Chamber Music Festival
Martin Lispcomb
Performing Arts Center, Highlands
Info:  828.526.9060

August 2nd
Beethoven’s 7th

August 7th
Rising Stars of Juilliard School

August 9th
Final Gala Concert