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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  

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 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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