Northeast Georgia Fall Festival Guide 2022

Georgia Mountain Fall Festival October 7th- 15th — Hiawassee, Georgia This nine-day event features arts and crafts, tons of vendors, educational demonstrations, and exciting musical performances. Enjoy over a dozen rides including a carousel, ferris wheel, bumper cars, and much more! Georgia Apple Festival – North Georgia’s Biggest Celebration October 8th & 9th, and 15th & 16th — Elijay, Georgia The Georgia Apple Festival in Elijay will be celebrating its 51st year with hundreds of vendors offering food, arts and crafts, loads of fall fun, and much more! Appalachian Brew, Que, and Stew Festival Saturday, October 22nd in Hiawassee The … Continue reading

Tire Fire: Bluegrass Fusion Band coming to Clarkesville, GA

Combine the traditional sound of bluegrass with “the chaos of jam-based psychedelic rock” and you’ve got Tire Fire, a bluegrass fusion band coming to Clarkesville, GA next month. Five-part harmonies combined with the sounds of the dobro, guitar, bass, mandolin, fiddle, and banjo create a sound that is truly inspiring. Come hear this live music for yourself at the Grant Street Music Room! The Band Tire Fire (pronounced “Tar-Far”) is rooted in the southeast, with members hailing from all around Georgia and Florida. Each musician brings a unique sound and flavor to their “Appalachian tire-burning music.” Stomping beats and smooth … Continue reading

Habersham Community Theater: The Odd Couple (Female Version)

We love to share with our guests the unique entertainment choices we have here in the north Georgia mountains, and one of our favorite venues to recommend is the Habersham Community Theater. It’s a local favorite in downtown Clarkesville, GA and showcases the dramatic talents of many local thespians. (In fact, our very own on-site Operations Manager, Lydia Bennett, will be showcasing her talents in this upcoming show!) The Odd Couple [female version] is the next big production that you won’t want to miss! The Story The plot is written by Neil Simon and inspired by his wildly successful play … Continue reading

The 2020 Helen Trout Tournament in the North Georgia Mountains

Grab your waders and your fishing rods! The 2020 Helen Trout Tournament is coming to the alpine village again this year, and it’s sure to be a great time! Any and all anglers with a valid Georgia fishing license that has a trout stamp are eligible to enter this tournament. The Details Date: March 28, 2020 Time: 6 a.m. – 2 p.m. Entry fee: $20 Event Boundaries: From the river access area on Escowee Street, downstream through Helen, to the first Brucken Strausse bridge at Cool River Tubing The Helen Chamber of Commerce will stock the Chattahoochee River with over … Continue reading

Fly Fishing School in the North Georgia Mountains

Fishing School Are you an aspiring angler? Are you looking to gain more skills and experience but aren’t sure where to start? The Fly Fishing School at Habersham Mill might just have the exact experience you’re looking for! Join other fishing students on a two-day intensive program in the north Georgia mountains that will teach you the basics of fly fishing and enhance the skills you may already have with the help of nationally-recognized fly fishing instructors, Jimmy Harris and Kent Edmonds. Upcoming Offerings The school offers various experiences throughout the year, but their next session is February 22 – … Continue reading

Number the Stars at the Habersham Community Theater in North Georgia

Dive Into History We’ve explored many of the benefits of small community theaters in our earlier post about the Habersham Community Theater in Clarkesville, GA. This 2020 season will be full of entertaining performances, both lighthearted and serious. Their next major production will be “Number the Stars,” based on the Newberry award-winning novel by Lois Lowry. Number the Stars takes place during World War II and follows the story of two ten-year-old friends, Annemarie Johansen and Ellen Rosen, both living in Copenhagen, Denmark. Ellen and her family are Jewish and are under threat during the German occupation of the area. … Continue reading

11 Magical Christmas & New Year’s Events in the North Georgia Mountains

Everything You Need to Plan the Perfect Christmas and New Year’s Getaway The north Georgia mountains are the best place to go for fun, festive holiday 2019 events. We’ve handpicked the best ones that we think will warm your heart and fill you with holiday cheer. We’d love to see you at Lucille’s Mountain Top Inn & Spa this holiday season, especially if you’re looking for a nice, quiet place to return to when you’re finished with the crowds and the partying. Read ahead and see what events are in store! North Georgia Christmas Events Christmas in the Mountains Parade … Continue reading

Fall Concerts at North Georgia Performing Arts Center

Live Music in North Georgia The Sautee Nacoochee Cultural Center is one of the most celebrated places for performing arts in the north Georgia Mountains. Not only does it host local artists, but it brings in world-renowned musicians to share their talents with our north Georgia mountain region. Here are some exciting concerts that are coming up this fall and winter seasons: Dr. Milton Masciadri Dr. Milton Masciadri is a third-generation double bass player whose musician experience spans the globe. He has performed alongside symphonies in Europe, Asia, North America, Central America, and South America. He will also be accompanied by … Continue reading

Habersham Community Theater: North Georgia’s Hidden Gem

There’s just something special about a small, local theater. The intimacy of seeing the characters up close, the ever-present history of the building itself seeping into every part of the show, and the ease with which you can completely immerse yourself into the story being told. The Habersham Community Theater is all that and more. Make it a part of your stay in the north Georgia mountains, and you will be as delighted as you are captivated. The Habersham Community Theater is just off the square in Clarkesville, GA. It was originally built in 1937 as a movie theater. Now … Continue reading

5 Perfect Spots to Enjoy Fall Leaves in the North Georgia Mountains

It’s that time of year again! That’s right–fall is just around the corner, and that means we are booking up fast for folks who are eager to enjoy the exquisite beauty of the North Georgia mountains during this season. Before you know it, you’ll be putting on your fuzzy flannels, stepping into your warm boots, and waiting to hear the crisp crunch of leaves under your feet.  The north Georgia mountains are a treasure trove of beauty in the fall. It seems like every corner you turn, you can find a new shade of red or orange or yellow. The … Continue reading