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3rd Annual Dahlonega Wine Trail, 8/16-17, 2014

31 Jul

Come stay with us and attend the 3rd Annual Dahlonega Wine Trail Weekend.EventPhotoFull_Wine Trail Logo

Following the success of the late summer / pre-harvest 2013 DWT last August, the Dahlonega-Lumpkin County Chamber & Visitors Bureau, along with Dahlonega’s five unique Wineries, will host the 3rd Annual “Dahlonega Wine Trail” (DWT) weekend passport event. The experience will begin Saturday, August 16th at 12:00pm Noon – 5:00 pm and continue Sunday, August 17th from 12:30 pm until 5:00 pm. Visitors can enjoy weekend-long festivities at Dahlonega’s award-winning wineries and beautiful vineyards for one price.

How It Works

Dahlonega Wine Trail event passports are $30 per person including a Souvenir Glass (for the first 1,200 people). The passport is good for the weekend of August 16 & 17 for one visit to each winery. Ticket stubs in the passport are redeemable at each winery for free tastings. Many local tasting rooms in downtown Dahlonega are also offering specials for passport holders.

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.

How Can I Purchase My Passport?

Pre-purchase your Passport at dahlonega.org or the day of the event! After purchasing, you must pick up your Passport at the Dahlonega Visitors Center during the following hours:

Thursday, August 14, 9am – 5:30pm
Friday, August 15, 9am – 5:30pm
Saturday, August 16, 9am – 5:30pm
Sunday, August 17, 10am – 5:00pm

Special Note: Thursday Online Purchases will not be available for early pickup until Friday due to processing

No refunds. Must present photo ID to pick up. The legal drinking age in Georgia is 21.

For those of you that do not want to drive to each winery check out these Transportation Options:

Crown Mountain Limo & Group Transportation
(706) 867-7372
http://www.crownmountainlimo.com

Mama’s Taxi
(706) 482-8539

Paddy’s Taxi
(706) 300-7143
http://www.paddystaxi.com

Dahlonega’s July 4th, 2014 Celebrations

19 Jun

Dahlonega’s 4th of July Celebration is right around the corner! It is going to be a day full of music, food, and fun!EventPhotoFull_27

Come stay with us and enjoy the weekend.

Schedule of Events

Dahlonega Firecracker 5k/10k Run- Downtown Dahlonega
6:30 AM- Registration
7:30 AM- Start
9:00 AM- Fun Run Start

10 AM – 5PM: Gold City Classic Car Club Show – Courthouse Hill on East Main Street

Noon: Patriotic Ceremony with Mayor Gary McCullough – Dahlonega Gold Museum Lawn

2 PM: The Dahlonega Nugget and Wal-Mart present a watermelon cutting with free slices – Hancock Park

2 PM- 5 PM: Enjoy live music and entertainment with the Appalachian Jam – Dahlonega Gold Museum Lawn

5 PM: Join Grand Marshall, Sheriff Stacy Jarrard, for the Independence Day Parade – Downtown Dahlonega

6 PM: First Friday Night Concert Series features Radford Windham & Step Back Cadillac – Hancock Park
6 PM – 9 PM: Hot dogs, BBQ, Chips & Beverages for sale – University of North Georgia Drill Field

7:30 PM: Desserts at Dusk Fundraiser – University of North Georgia Dining Hall Plaza (Off West Main Street) – Enjoy an assortment of cheesecakes and experience the 4th of July Fireworks from the best seat in town! The event has limited seating so please purchase your ticket in advance for $20/person from the Visitors Center. Call (706) 864-3513 for additional information.

AT DARK the University of North Georgia presents Spectacular Fireworks display!

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Dahlonega Trail Fest 3/14-16

20 Feb

Dahlonega Trail Fest 3/14-16

Come stay with us and attend the 4th Annual Dahlonega Trail Fest 3 days in March 2014

March 14-16, 2014. Free event. Hancock Park, Dahlonega GA

Celebrating the Appalachian Trail, Dahlonega’s designation as an ATC Trail Community, non-motorized outdoor recreation including backpacking, hiking, mountain biking, canoeing and kayaking, trail running.

Features speakers, films, workshops, vendors, information booths, equipment representatives, music, food, equipment giveaways, equipment silent auction, beer and wine garden.

http://www.dahlonegatrailfest.org

Wolf Mountain Winery Holiday Open House- 12/8,15,22

5 Dec
Holiday Open House at Wolf Mountain
Sunday, December 8th, 15th and 22nd194
Visit the winery on Sundays in December as they celebrate the holidays with their annual open house. The winery will be decorated and wonderful heavy hors d’oeuvre buffet provided as well!
The cost is $25 per person plus tax and gratuity and one glass of estate wine is included.
Seating times are at 12:30 & 2:30pm. Reservations are required, so call 706-867-9862.
December Open House Menu
* Vineyard Salad, Red Grapes, Gorgonzola, Candied Pecans, Dijon Vinaigrette

* Smoked Ham & Bourbon Mayo Cheddar Cheese Biscuit Sliders

* Wolf Mountain Chili, Cornbread Croutons

* Mini Spinach, Beef & Mozzarella Calzones, Tomato Basil Cream

* Oriental Duck Pastries, Orange Hoisin Dipping Sauce

* White Cheddar, Bacon & Roasted Pepper Grit Fries, Chorizo Sausage Gravy

* Cheddar, Mozzarella, Provolone Cheese & Dijon Mustard Fondue, Housemade Pretzel Bread

 Wolf Mountain Vineyards & Winery

180 Wolf Mountain Trail

Dahlonega, GA 30533

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Dahlonega’s Old Fashioned Christmas Starts This Weekend 11/29

26 Nov

Dahlonega's Old Fashioned Christmas Starts This Weekend 11/29

Old fashioned Christmas starts this weekend 11/29/2013.

Gold Rush Festival This Weekend in Dahlonega

17 Oct
 
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Gold Rush Days is happening this coming weekend.

We have a yurt available this weekend as well (2 night minimum).

Over 300 art and craft exhibitors gather around the Public Square and Historic District in support of this annual event, and it is estimated that a crowd of over 200,000 visit over the weekend to join in the fun and excitement!

It has been voted one of the Top 20 Events in the southeast by the Southeast Tourism Society.

Included in the two-day event are a parade, children’s activities, a fashion show, gold panning contest, wheelbarrow race, King and Queen Coronation, hog calling, buck dancing contest, gospel singing and other live entertainment, wrist wrestling, and last but not least – some delicious food!

Saturday October 19th
9:00 – Festival Opens
9:00 – K.I.S.S. Club Performance (main stage)
10:15 – Old Timey Fashion Show (main stage)
10:45 – Chattanooga Choo-Choos from Tennessee Clogging Performance (main stage)
11:15 – Clogging Competition (main stage)
11:30 – Jesse Mariah Williams (main stage) [www.jessemariahwilliams.com]
12:00 – T.W. Holeman Gospel Singing Group (main stage)
1:00 – Cross Cut Saw Competition (main stage)
2:00 – King and Queen Coronation (main stage)
3:00-4:30 – Parade (street)
4:45 – Radford Windham & Step Back Cadillac (main stage)
[www.facebook.com/RadfordWindhamStepBackCadillac]
6:30-8:00 – Coal Mountain Band (main stage)
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All Day – Free Water Station, Gift Basket Drawing, Baby Comfort Area, Games for Children, Face Painting, Live Music (Country Gospel, Gospel, and Contemporary Christian Music) – sponsored by Dahlonega Baptist Church (Hancock Park)

Sunday October 20th
9:00 – Festival Opens
9:00 – AliCats Dance Studio (main stage)
10:00 – Hog Calling Competition (main stage)
10:30 – The Highbeams (main stage)
[www.highbeamsmusic.com]
11:00- Gold Panning Championships (Gold Museum Lawn, registration opens at 9:00, check with registration table for details on divisions, contests and times)
11:30 – Buck Dancing Competition (main stage)
12:00 – Destitute Way (main stage)
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1:15 – Ryan Boss (main stage)
[www.ryanbossmusic.com]
1:45 – Kayla Armstrong (main stage)
[www.kaylaleigharmstrong.com]
2:30-5:30 – Wrist Wrestling (main stage)
All Day – Free Water Station, Gift Basket Drawing, Baby Comfort Area, Games for Children, Face Painting, Live Music (Country Gospel, Gospel, and Contemporary Christian Music) – sponsored by Dahlonega Baptist Church (Hancock Park)

Sunday October 20th
Gold Panning Championships
9:00 – Registration Opens
11:00- 1st Annual Gold Rush Open
1:00 – 51st Annual World Open Gold Panning Championship
Blind Fold Event to begin immediately after award presentations
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Dahlonega Wine Trail Weekend 8/17-18

29 Jul

Experience all of Dahlonega’s Wineries for One Low Price

The Dahlonega-Lumpkin County Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center and Dahlonega’s five unique Wineries will host theDahlonega_Wine_Trail_Festival_Image (1) 2nd Annual Dahlonega Wine Trail weekend. The event will begin Saturday, August 17th at 12:00pm Noon – 5:00 pm and continue  Sunday, August 18th from 12:30 pm until 5:00 pm.

The Dahlonega Wine Trail will use passports for admission. Cost is $25 per person which includes a Souvenir Glass and is valid for August 17 & 18 for one visit to each winery. Ticket stubs in the passport are redeemable at each winery for free tastings.

Wine trail patrons are encouraged to begin the event at the Dahlonega-Lumpkin County Visitors Center in downtown Dahlonega, 13 South Park Street, Dahlonega, GA 30533.  There you can purchase the  Wine Trail passport with maps to the participating wineries.

You may purchase your passport online now at the Chamber web site, http://www.dahlonega.org. Pick-up your passport at Will Call at the Dahlonega-Lumpkin County Visitors Center on Saturday, August 17th between 9:00am – 5:30pm and Sunday, August 18th between 10:00am – 5:00pm. No refunds. Must present photo ID to pick up.

Passports will also be available at participating wineries listed below. Passport Quantities are limited.

Cavender Creek Vineyards & Winery

Frogtown Cellars

Montaluce Winery & Estates

Three Sisters Vineyards & Winery

Wolf Mountain Vineyards & Winery

Georgia Wine Country Festival Every Weekend in June

12 May

Come stay with us for a weekend in June and attend the 12th Annual Georgia Wine Country Festival at Threesm_gwcf2013_logosC Sisters Winery.

This popular wine event has been extended to every weekend (rain or shine) in June. Free General Admission. Free Live Music! A Wine Garden featuring guest Georgia Wineries from around the state will be presented for a fee inside the festival.  Participating wineries include Boutier, Chateau Elan, The Cottage Vineyards, Georgia Winery, Sautee-Nachoochee, Three Sisters and more. Food and wine will also be available to purchase. Music during the weekends includes the Polite Jazz and Standards of Tommy Dean and Mike Ewbank AKA Moose & Squirrel, Old Time, Americana and Bluegrass of The Buzzard Mountain Boys Hootenanny featuring Special Guests Ann Whitley of the Rosen Sisters, Doug Singleton, The Three Arrows and more.

Festival hours are Saturdays 11-5 and Sundays 12-5. Visit ThreeSistersVineyards.com for more information.

Wine & Chocolate Lovers Celebration in February

28 Jan

Stay with us in February for a weekend and attend Three Sisters Winery’s 2013 WINE & CHOCOLATE LOVERS CELEBRATION

Wine & Chocolate…Every Weekend in February 

Tickets Now Available For The Limited Inside Winery Seatings! GREAT VALENTINE’s GIFT! Get them today by contacting 706-865-9463 or email tsvwine@gmail.com

During the month of February, Three Sisters Vineyards presents their Annual “Wine & Chocolate LOVERS” Celebration. This February they will combine chocolate and wines in a special tasting line-up. Another Three Sisters OPEN HOUSE. Saturday hours are 11-5 and Sunday hours are 1-5pm.

No reservations are required for the walk-up $20 per person tasting bar tastings. However, the special $35 per person private tasting/seating in the winery require advance ticket purchase. Limited seating. The $35 tasting includes a barrel tasting, souvenir wine glass, special chocolates and treats.

Winery Seating on Saturday 1-3-5PM. Sundays are 2 and 4PM. Call 706-865-9463 or visit ThreeSistersVineyards.com for more information.

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

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