Celebrate Mardi Gras Bavarian-Style In Helen, Georgia

Mention Mardi Gras and most folks envision a pre-Lenten party in New Orleans or Rio de Janeiro, with brightly colored costumes and strings of beads. But in the mountains of Northeast Georgia, the celebration takes on a decidedly Bavarian touch … Continue reading

North Georgia Mountain Town Hosts Fall Sorghum Fest

The annual Blairsville Sorghum Festival is coming to the mountain town on Saturday, October 13-14 and October 20-21, 2018. It’s a great opportunity to soak in a bit of cool mountain culture, have some fun, and learn all about this … Continue reading

5 Great Reasons To Visit Georgia Mountain Inn This Fall

Thinking about a fall getaway? Lucille’s Mountaintop Inn & Spa is giving you five great reasons to pack the car and head on up to the northeast mountains. Just remember, we usually sell out weekends in October and November, so … Continue reading

Georgia’s 2018 Spirit of Appalachia Food, Wine & Art Fest

Southern Appalachia history and heritage will be celebrated in grand style during the annual Spirit of Appalachia Food, Wine & Art Festival, September 15, 2018 at the Hardman Farm Historic Site in Sautee Nacoochee, Georgia. The historic farm is located … Continue reading

Georgia Mountains Vineyard Hosts Crust Fest In August

Lucy doesn’t get to have all the fun—participants at the 2018 Yonah Mountain Vineyards Crush Fest can get barefoot and do a little stomping of their own! The popular event is scheduled for Saturday, August 25, 2018. The family-owned winery … Continue reading

Spring Art Festivals in the Northeast Georgia Mountains

If you’re looking for an excuse to head up to the mountains of northeast Georgia—other than a visit to Lucille’s, of course!—we’ve got several for you. The mountain towns of Blairsville, Dahlonega, Clayton, and Toccoa are each hosting arts fests. … Continue reading

Georgia Mountain Storytelling Fest: Tales of Appalachia

Mountain history, lore, and life will be on full display during the Georgia Mountain Storytelling Festival, April 13-14, 2018 in Blairsville, Georgia. This year’s theme is “Claim Your Voice,” and will showcase the art of Southern storytelling, with a focus … Continue reading

North Georgia’s Wine Highway Week: March 16-25, 2018

An annual rite of spring in the North Georgia Mountains is Wine Highway Week, scheduled this year for March 15-25. Contrary to its name, the event actually covers 10 days, providing a wonderful opportunity for wine lovers to explore local … Continue reading

Tallulah Gorge: Northeast Georgia’s Majestic Little Town

Defined by a 1,000-foot chasm and five waterfalls that cascade through it, Tallulah Gorge is one of the prettiest little towns in all of the Northeast Georgia Mountains. Do yourself a favor, and after breakfast some morning, take the 30-minute … Continue reading