Get Festive At Holiday Events In Northeast GA Mountains

The nights are getting cooler and the spirits are getting merry up here in the mountains. So come for a visit, and join the fun at a host of holiday events throughout the area. From decking the halls to dropping the edelweiss, there’s a little something for everyone.

Photo: Rodion Kitsaev/UnSplash

Photo: Rodion Kitsaev/UnSplash

A Victorian Christmas. At Hardman Farm, a National Historic Site here in Sautee Nacoochee, the Main House gets decked out in its holiday best. Walk down a lighted Unicoi Road and take a evening candlelight tour that includes history of the home’s traditions. Wear comfy shoes and be sure to arrive 10 minutes prior to the tour. Reservations are required.

Friday – Saturday, November 25 – December 17, 2016
Tours begin at 5:30 p.m. and end at 6:30 p.m.
Hardman Farm State Historic Site
143 GA-17, Sautee Nacoochee, GA
$12/adults, $10/seniors, $7/youth, $/children under 3
Limit 15 participants per night

Christmas at Traveler’s Rest. Take a step back in time on December 10 for a holiday celebration at this historic property. The daytime candlelight event includes festive music, hot apple cider, and teacakes.

Saturday, December 10, 2016
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Traveler’s Rest Historic Site
4339 Riverdale Road, Toccoa, GA
Admission: $3-$5

Community Chorale Concert. Holiday music fills the air during this Community Chorale concert, held in conjunction with the 35th anniversary of the Sautee Nacoochee Center’s 35th anniversary.

December 9-11, 2016
Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 4:00 p.m.; Sunday, 2:00 p.m.
Sautee Nacoochee Center
283 Highway 255 North, Sautee Nacoochee, GA
$14/adults, $12 SNC members, free for children under 16

Dropping of the Edelweiss. New York City may have the famous ball, but we have edelweiss! This annual tradition puts everyone in party mode with music, food, party hats and dancing. Then there’s a midnight toast as everyone cheers the drop—and the beginning of 2017.

Saturday, December 31, 2016
8:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Helen Festhalle
1074 Edelweiss Street, Helen, GA

Lest you think all the fun is going on elsewhere, you’ll find plenty of merry and bright things going on here at Lucille’s Mountaintop Inn and Spa too. So don’t miss out—give us a call soon to book your holiday stay!