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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)
[www.reverbnation.com/CoalMountainBand]
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)
[www.reverbnation.com/destituteway]
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
[www.consolidatedgoldmine.com]

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

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  

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