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Winery Trail Run 12/13/2014

24 Nov

Come stay with us and attend “It’s a RUNderful Life” 3/6k trail run (walkers welcome!) on 12/13/2014,runderful life at beautiful Montaluce Winery & Estates in the scenic north Georgia Mountains!

The race will begin at 9:00 AM, rain or shine. Montaluce Winery & Estates is a beautiful vineyard, tasting room and restaurant specializing in organic, fresh, seasonal food, most of which comes from their own property.

Choose your distance and run (or walk) either the 3k or 6k trail through the rolling hills on Montaluce’s property alongside the Etowah River, just east of Dahlonega, Georgia.

This race also has a brunch buffet option with registration ($12 for race participants, $15 for guests).

Come and experience great running, food and wine!

Packet pickup is Friday, December 12 from 11am to 6pm. Shirts are guaranteed until 12/1/2014 so register early!

Register online for the run at https://runsignup.com/Race/GA/Dahlonega/ItsARUNderfulLife5k

You can book and room or yurt with us online from our web site’s availability calendar link shown in the margin of this blog.

 

Dahlonega’s Old Fashioned Christmas 2014

15 Nov

dahlonega-christmas-p3Come stay with us and attend Dahlonega’s Old Fashioned Christmas festivities.

The month-long celebration is held from November 28 through December 21, 2014.

The first Saturday in December experience the Lighting of the Square and a real home-town parade officially bringing Santa to town.

Plenty of other festive holiday events continue almost daily throughout December until after New Year’s that features caroling, entertainment, wine sampling and live theater Christmas events.

Old Fashioned Christmas Schedule of Events

Friday, November 28th
Downtown Merchants Open House, 5pm – 8pm
Lighting of Downtown, 6pm

Saturday & Sunday, November 29th & 30th
​Visit Santa Downtown
Saturday, 12pm – 6pm & Sunday, 1pm – 5pm

Friday, December 5th
Luminaries, At Dusk
Live Nativity Scene with Animals, 7:30pm
Extended Downtown Merchant Shopping Hours, Until 8pm

Saturday, December 6th
Visit Santa Downtown, 12pm – 2:30pm
Old Fashioned Christmas Parade, 3pm
Kurt Thomas Concert, Directly Following the Parade
Visit Santa Downtown, 4pm – 6pm
Lighting of the Tree, 5:15pm
Christmas Movie in Hancock Park – “Elf”, 5:30pm

Ride the Old Fashioned Trolley
November 28th through December 21st
Fridays at 6pm & 7pm, Saturdays at 5pm, 6pm & 7pm
Tickets are $5 for Adults and can be purchased at the visitors center

December Santa Schedule
Visit Santa in Downtown Dahlonega every weekend through December 21st.
Saturdays, 12pm – 6pm, Sundays, 1pm – 5pm

Entertainment at the Holly Theater
“White Christmas” at the Historic Holly Theater
December 5th-7th, 12th-14th, & 19th-21st
Fridays & Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm

For tickets or more information visit http://www.hollytheater.com/

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 Wine Tastings During the Winter Holidays

24 Dec

Several of Dahlonega’s wineries have closed for the winter season and will not open until February, but don’t despair!wine You can visit us at the inn for a getaway and enjoy Georgia wine at the following venues during the holidays:

Montaluce will be open (10 1/2 miles away), Frogtown will be open (8 1/2 miles away), and so will Cavendar Creek (6 miles away). We also have four tasting rooms within 4 blocks of each other downtown. Bleu Gallery features Tiger Wines (Tiger, GA), Folkways Gallery features Cottage Vineyard wines (Cleveland, GA), Dahlonega Tasting Room features Habersham wines (Helen, GA), and a tasting room in the Carriage House features Georgia wines.

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

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.

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