Soque Artworks: Art & Crafts of Northeast Georgia Mountains

Northeast Georgia is a little hotbed of creativity with an abundance of talented artists and artisans, and Soque Artworks in Clarkesville, Georgia, is a prime showcase for many of them and their work. Opened in 2008 by Rush, Susan and … Continue reading

Northeast Georgia’s Burton Gallery & Emporium

It’s quite an eclectic place, and that makes Burton Gallery & Emporium in Clarkesville, Georgia, an even more delightful stop on a visit to the northeast Georgia Mountains! The gallery—which Southern Living magazine tagged “one of the best galleries in … Continue reading

Traditional Folk Arts Thrive at the John C. Campbell Folk School

Ever want to learn to create a stained glass window or to stitch an intricate quilt?  What about learning how to bake artisan breads or to play the hammered dulcimer? Curious about shape note singing, buck dancing or other mountain traditions?  You can learn about all … Continue reading

We Have a Secret…Fall Weekdays are a Great Time to Visit the Mountains of North Georgia

Lucille’s Backyard Early November Do you find yourself sitting behind your desk at work, looking out the window at the gorgeous fall weather?  Then take a break and head to the mountains of North Georgia!  Weekdays are a great time to take … Continue reading