North Georgia’s Mark Of The Potter Gallery

An old grist mill on the side of the Soque River in Clarkesville, Georgia, is home to Mark of the Potter, a studio and gallery that has been operating since 1969. What started as a retirement project is now on its 47th year of business. It’s a beautiful drive from here to the studio, which is located on scenic 197 “Moonshine” Highway about midway between Lucille’s Mountain Inn & Spa and Clarkesville. On most days you’ll find one or more of the four house potters working in the studio, each one creating work that is distinctive to them. All pots … Continue reading

GA Mountain Inn & Harvest Habersham Host Wine Dinner

It’s our first anniversary as Innkeepers and we’re inviting you to help us celebrate! On Tuesday, August 9, 2016 we’re hosting a wine dinner with Harvest Habersham, the wonderful farm-to-table restaurant in Clarkesville, Georgia. Owners Chris and Laura are celebrating their second anniversary at the restaurant, so we have double the reason to party. The evening event will be held here on the deck at Lucille’s Mountaintop Inn and Spa, where you can soak in glorious mountain views while sipping wine and enjoying hors d’ouerves. Dinner will include three courses, each with a wine pairing. The menu, which is being created … Continue reading

North Georgia’s Mountain Fresh Creamery: Pure Delight

Scott Glover grew up along side his dad and grandfather, both dairy farmers, so its only natural that he’s now leading the way at the family-owned Mountain Fresh Creamery. And “only natural” is also a description of the company’s products. Scott and his wife, Jennifer, started the farm in 2000, slowly building up their herd of dairy cows for their partner company, Glo-Crest Dairy. (The dairy supplies all the milk and butter for Mountain Fresh Creamery.) The cows lead a pretty cushy life, grazing in the lush pastures or in the hotter months, chilling by the big fans. They sleep … Continue reading

North Georgia Events Offer Range Of Entertainment

You’ll find a little burlesque, a dose of rockabilly and some good old community fun in the upcoming summer schedule here in the mountains. True to mountain standards and the season, these events are all casual affairs that only require a mindset for fun. Here are four to put on the calendar. The Vivants Concert. They may be from San Francisco, but this band has a pure Southern heart when it comes to their music. The quartet mixes great musicality with showmanship, performing their own blend of bluegrass, western swing, early jazz and more cool tunes. Saturday, July 9, 2016 … Continue reading