The Odd Couple at the Holly Theater 1/11-13,18,19,20

11 Jan

The Odd Couple
Presented by The Company Players

January 11 – 13th, & 18 – 20th
 
Friday and Saturday shows at 8pm
Sunday Matinee at 2pmUnger and Madison are at it again! Florence Unger and Olive Madison that is, in Neil Simon’s hilarious contemporary comic classic: the female version of THE ODD COUPLE. Instead of the poker party, the ladies gather for Trivial Pursuit in Olive’s messy apartment. Late to arrive is the meticulous Florence Unger, just separated from her husband. As life would have it, the slob Olive and the clean freak Florence decide to live together with hilarious results.

Tickets:  $18.00 Adult

Annual Trail Fest 3/22-3/24

8 Jan

Come stay with us and attend the 3rd Annual Dahlonega Trail Fest 2013 March 22-24 called Spring on Springer.

The vernal equinox marks the first day of spring. In 2013, the equinox occurs on March 20, right in the middle of the NOrthBOund Thru Hiker kickoff season at Springer Mountain, the southern terminus of the Appalachian Trail. The third annual Spring on Springer Dahlonega TrailFest will celebrate Dahlonega’s designation as an AT Trail Community by the Appalachian Trail Conservancy and Dahlonega’s position as the southern gateway to the Appalachian Trail. It will be held on March 22-24 on the cusp of the first day of spring in Dahlonega, Georgia.

The Trail Fest will include camping, speakers, films, music, shuttles to Springer Mountain and Amicalola Falls, equipment vendors, and workshops on such topics as safety, camping techniques, and equipment.

Fun trail related activities such as a 5k trail run, canoeing/kayaking, guided hikes, and local tours.

2012 featured speakers/authors included: Warren Doyle, record holding 16 time thru hiker; Gene Espy, second person to ever thru hike the AT in 1951; Paralee Dawson, section hiker and author; Sandra Friend, author of over 15 hiking guidebooks; and Johnny Molloy, author of over 38 hiking guidebooks.

Films will include: Flip Flop Flippin, a film by Scott “Squatch” Herriott

The Trail Fest will be a fun filled weekend celebrating Dahlonega’s Trail Community designation, the importance of the Appalachian Trail to Dahlonega and Lumpkin County, the significance of Dahlonega to the many users of the AT, and all aspects of responsible use of the north Georgia forests for recreation.

For information and details, check the Trail Fest website at www.dahlonegatrailfest.org

Holly New Year’s Eve Show & Gala

20 Dec
The Holly New Year’s Eve Show & Gala Monday, December 31st 8:00pm

 The Show!
 La Review features your favorite songs from Cabaret, Chicago, and Sweet Charity mixed with vintage favorites from the jazz era are performed by some of Atlanta and New Your City’s top talent. From the Broadway stage to touring across the US and Europe, DD&C’s cast have an impressive list of credits including Beauty and the Beast, The Boy from Oz, Chicago, Cabaret, and Tommy. Get ready, because we are more than delighted to present them dancing and singing at the Holly theater for the glamorous, glitzy, New Year’s Eve Gala. 

Show Tickets: Show Only $35.00 each

From the company that brought the Holly the acclaimed “Embraceable You”, DD&C proudly presents La Revue at The New Year’s Eve Gala at The Holly Theatre on December 31st @ 8:00pm. 
 

The Gala
 After the show, stay for the gala. Enjoy DJ Tommy Pirone (from the Lingo Lounge) and dance the night away. Enjoy delicious hor d’oeuvres all evening long, watch the “peach drop” on the big screen in the Main Stage, and enjoy a glass or two of bubbly at midnight. The Gala is a black tie optional, New Year’s Evening of fun. Enjoy the show, La Revue, and then stick around for the DJ & dancing, catered hor d’oeuvresall night, “peach drop” on the big screen, and bubbly at midnight. This Gala has it all!

 Gala Tickets: INCLUDES Show $75.00 each  

Dahlonega Old Fashioned Christmas Events

5 Dec

Stay with us and enjoy Dahlonega decorated for the holidays.

Dahlonega’s Old Fashioned Christmas is a celebration held through December 23, 2012, set into motion with the Lighting of the Square. A real home-town parade officially brought Santa to town the first Saturday in December. Plenty of other festive holiday events continue almost daily throughout December until after New Year’s with caroling, entertainment, wine sampling, live theater Christmas events. For more information visit www.dahlonega.org.
Friday, December 7th
Luminaries At dusk, In Downtown Dahlonega
Father Christmas Downtown 4:30pm-8pm
Saturday, December 8th
LCHS & LCMS Chorus 3pm-5pm, On the Visitors Center Plaza
Gallery Walk Saturday, 5:30pm-8pm, In Downtown Dahlonega
ALSO BE SURE TO CHECK OUT…
December Santa Schedule- Visit Santa Downtown Every Weekend through December 23rd Saturdays, 1pm-6pm Sundays, 1pm-5pm
Historical Tours of Downtown Dahlonega- Ride the Old Fashioned Trolley through December 22nd Fridays at 7pm & 8pm Saturdays at 6pm, 7pm, & 8pm Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under and can be purchased at the Visitors Center
Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides through December 22nd Daily, Weather Permitting Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for children (minimum of $15 per ride) and can be purchased at the Carriage. Ask about their family rate. Cash only.
Entertainment at the Holly “It’s a Wonderful Life” at the Historic Holly Theater December 7-9th, 14-16th, & 21-23rd Fridays & Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the Holly Box Office or at www.hollytheater.com

Dahlonega Art Walks

30 Aug

Looking for a unique art experience on Saturdays? Look no further than Dahlonega downtown square in front of 94 N Public Square. Chestatee Artists, a local art organization, is providing demonstrations as artists show their creative talents from 10 am to 3 pm., the first Saturday of each month through October. Saturday, September 1, watch as artists, Norma Hulsey and Dorothy Abercrombie, paint their creative works in oils and/or watercolors.

Several downtown Dahlonega shops also have arts and craft demonstrators during regular store hours. See the creative whimsy of artist Grant Searcey as he paints in acrylics on the plaza in front of Searcey Jewelry and More, just off West Main Street. On the north side of the square, the Bleu Gallery features talented artists Mike Miller, Beth Brightwell, Terry Ergle, and Brandon Jones. Just a few steps down that block you can catch Brad Walker creating his one of a kind pottery. Turn the corner onto North Park Street and go into Picket Fence for more unique paintings by Kitty Craven. Cross North Park Street and go into Cranberry Corners where you will find Jon Dahlstrom, Cleo nominated illustrator, drawing his unique creations. In addition, step into many Dahlonega shops and restaurants to see the original art and photography that adorns the walls and is for sale.

Dahlonega Wine Trail Weekend 8/11-12

2 Aug

Stay with us and attend the first Dahlonega Wine Trail event. The Dahlonega-Lumpkin County Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center, along with Dahlonega’s six unique Wineries, will host the first “Dahlonega Wine Trail” (DWT) weekend passport event.

The DWT experience begins Saturday, August 11th at 12:00pm Noon – 5:00 pm and continues Sunday, August 12th from 12:30 pm until 5:00 pm. Wine enthusiasts can enjoy weekend-long festivities at Dahlonega’s award-winning wines and beautiful vineyards as well as the always relaxing visit to Dahlonega and Lumpkin County’s destination amenities and attractions.

Dahlonega Wine Trail event passports are $25 per person including a Souvenir Glass. Passports are available, and wine trail patrons are encouraged to begin the trail event, at the Dahlonega-Lumpkin County Visitors Center in downtown Dahlonega (13 South Park Street, Dahlonega, GA 30533) – come get your passport to the wine trail with maps, visitor guides, and other helpful information.

Passports will also be available at participating wineries. The “DAHLONEGA WINE TRAIL” presents the following vineyard experiences: BlackStock Vineyards & Winery, Cavender Creek Vineyards & Winery, Frogtown Cellars – Vineyards & Winery, Montaluce Winery & Estates, Three Sisters Vineyards & Winery and Wolf Mountain Vineyards & Winery. For more information, please contact the Dahlonega-Lumpkin County Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center at (706) 864-3513.

Dahlonega July 4th Event Schedule

29 Jun

Below is the schedule of events for Dahlonega’s 4th of July Festivities:

7:30 am – Dahlonega Firecracker 5k / 10k Fun Run Start (Registration at 6:30am) , Located on the North Georgia Drill Field

 8:00 am – Registration for TLC Pet Show in Hancock Park

10:00 am – 5:00 pm – Kids Fun Zone in Hancock Park, Inflatables, Games, Home Depot Workshop

10:00 am – 6:00 pm – Community Service Corner on Historic Downtown Square

10:00 am – 5:00 pm – Gold City Classic Car Club Show, Located at Courthouse Hill on East Main Street

12:00 pm – Patriotic Ceremony on the West Lawn of the Gold Museum, Mayor Gary McCullough, Master of Ceremonies, Col. Mike Pyott, Keynote Speaker

12:30 pm – Community Reading of the U.S. Constitution and Declaration of Independence, Located on the West Lawn of Gold Museum (immediately following the Patriotic Ceremony)

1:30 pm – Stump Speeches in Hancock Park

2:00 pm – Old Fashioned Watermelon Eating Contest, Sponsored by The Dahlonega Nugget and Dahlonega Wal-Mart – Cub Scout Pack 303 will be serving up Free Watermelon Slices to the public following the contest

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm – Enjoy Live Music and Entertainment at the Appalachian Jam – Located on the Dahlonega Gold Museum Lawn

5:00 pm – Independence Day Parade in Downtown Dahlonega

6:00 pm Till They Run Out – Hot Dogs will be for sale on the North Georgia Drill Field

6:00 pm – Dark – Music & Entertainment on the North Georgia Drill Field, DJ Mike Burns, Home Depot Grill Raffle Winner Announced!

At Dark – Spectacular Fireworks Display from the North Georgia Campus, FREE PARKING IN THE NORTH GEORGIA PARKING DECK!

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