Up Coming Events

Classic Car Cruise In
April - October 2011


Come on out and check out the Classic Cars as they cruise into the Dairy Queen Parking Lot, and bring back some of those good old time memories.

Dates for this event are: The 4th Friday of every month beginning in April and running through October.
Times: from 6 p.m. to dark
Location: Dairy Queen Parking Lot in Blue Ridge, GA
For information call: Annette Long 706-838-4901

Community Quilt Exhibit
June 4 - 9, 2011


The Art Center's Richard Low Evans gallery will be arrayed in colorful fabric, woven with care, skill and artistic flare. Come out and celebrate our heritage with the age-old artistic craft of quilting. Don't miss one of the most unforgettable exhibits of the year. Exhibit open during regular business hours; Tuesday - Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Friday and Saturday's from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Date: June 4 - 9, 2011
Location: Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association
For more information call 706-632-2144

Starlight Music In The Mountains Festival
June 17 - 19, 2011


The event will include an Awesome line-up of Musicians who will perform throughout the festival for your enjoyment. We are also excited to be able to include in our weekend events, a Mountain Bike Race on Saturday June 18 at 9:00 am. The race starts at 9:00 AM. First 50 cyclists to register get a FREE T-shirt. Special Prizes will be given to the top female and the top male.

Dates for this event are: June 17 - 19, 2011
Times: Race starts June 18 at 9:00 AM
Location: Jonica Gap Campground Mineral Bluff, GA
For more information call 706-374-5465
Or click Here to visit their site.


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4th of July Fireworks Celebration - July 2, 2011

Come out to the Blue Ridge Lake Marina to celebrate the 4th of July. Watch the Fireworks over the lake and enjoy good food and music with friends and family. There will be a Barbeque and live music from 4 PM to 6 PM and the Fireworks will begin a dusk. Bring your lawn chairs or just spread a blanket on the ground, but don't miss this spectacular event.

Date: July 2, 2011
Times: 4 PM till the last firework lights up the sky.
For information call: 706-632-2618
Location: Blue Ridge Lake Marina.


Little Shop of Horrors
July 8 - July 31, 2011


Flower shop employee, Seymour, finds an unusual Venus fly-trap plant, and soon learns that when he feeds the plant blood, it grows at an astounding rate. This makes him and his boss wealthy and helps him win the love of voluptuous fellow employee Audrey. Little Shop of Horrors is a rock musical written by Howard Ashman and Alan Menken, who later did the songs for Disney's Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast and most of Aladdin. Rated PG-13 (mature subject matter and language)

Dates for this event are: July 8 - July 31, 2011
Times: Shows are Thursday through Saturday's at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday Matinees at 2:00 p.m.
Location: 2591 East 1st Street. Blue Ridge, GA
For more information call 706-632-9223
Or click here to visit The Blue RIdge Community Theater Web Site

Kiwanis Rodeo
August 19 - August 20, 2011


The Annual Kiwanis Rodeo starts at 8:00 p.m. on August 19. This Western Rodeo event with Bull riding, saddle bronc riding, calf roping, bareback, steer wrestling, team roping, barrel racing & special events is fun for the whole family. Gates will open at 6:00 p.m. Tickets: $10.00 in advance, $12.00 at the Gate, Children 8 and under free with paying adult.

Date: August 19 - 20, 2011
Time: 8 PM Location: Kiwanis Fairgrounds, Blue Ridge, Ga.
For more information call: 706-632-6644

Mountain Harvest Arts and Craft Sale
October 15 - October 23, 2011


The Farmer's Market 40th Annual Event. 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. With Mountain Arts & Crafts, food and fun for the whole family you won't want to miss it. No admission fee and free parking. Lots of local vendors.

Date for this event: October 15 - October 23, 2011
Time: From 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Location: The Blue Ridge Farmers Market in Blue Ridge, GA
For more information contact:
Fannin County Homemakers Council / Joyce Patrick.
706-258-4848


Clubs/Civic Groups

logo Tri-State Model Railroaders Inc.
First Monday of the month at 7 p.m. They meet at the historic Mineral Bluff depot Public Education and instruction in the art of model railroading.
Gordon Tuenge, President. Call 706-455-8903 for information.

Blue Ridge Kiwanis Club
They meet on Mondays at noon at the Circel J Steakhouse.
Contact Tommy Vannoy at 706-889-4804 or Steven Miracle at 706-632-6644.
Click Here to visit the Kiwanis Web Site.

Blue Ridge Lions Club
First and third Tuesday 7 p.m. Circle J Steak House Blue Ridge Contact Jim Veal
706-258-2213 for information.

Hobbies/Classes

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Blue Ridge Mountain Arts Association
In The Old Courthouse Downtown Blue Ridge.
Class schedule varies.
Contact 706-632-2144 for information.

Woodcarving
Blue Ridge Woodcarvers
Monday 6 to 8 p.m.
Blue Ridge Mountains Art Association New members and visitors welcome. Contact Fred Anderson at 706-632-7908 for more information.

Poets and Writers
Once a month Blue Ridge Poets and Writers meet to read and share their work. Persons attending can bring poetry, fiction or any other writing they are working on. Meetings are held at 7 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of each month at the Blue Ridge Mountain Arts Association in downtown Blue Ridge. Contact Ms Crawford 706-492-2644 for more information

Entertainment

logo Bowling
The Golden Club Bowling League
Each Wednesday Afternoon at 2 p.m. in
Blue Ridge at Fannin Lanes.
Men and women welcome. Contact Rose 706-632-7967 or 707-745-4268 for information or to sign up.

Kiwanis Bingo
Play Bingo every Thursday night beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the Blue Ridge Kiwanis Community Center. Located at the corner of Jones & Austin Streets in Blue Ridge, Georgia.

Line Dancing Classes
Sponsor: Blue Ridge Mountain Arts Association. Located in the Old Courthouse in Downtown Blue Ridge. Beginner classes
Mondays 6:15 to 9 p.m. Instructor: Sandy Schubert Wear hard sole shoes or boots $5 per class. For more information call: 706-632-2144


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