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Events at Blue Ridge GA


Date Events
September 11, 2010- September 12, 2010
September 18, 2010- September 19, 2010
September 25, 2010- September 26, 2010
October 02, 2010- October 03, 2010
October 09, 2010- October 10, 2010
October 16, 2010- October 17, 2010
Apple Picking

Mercier Orchards

September 18, 2010- September 19, 2010 Wildlife and Nature Art Festival and Expo
September 11, 2010
September 18, 2010
September 25, 2010
Blue Ridge Farmers Market
September 18, 2010- September 19, 2010 Ride the Rails Festival
October 02, 2010- October 03, 2010 Fall Festival at John C. Campbell Folk School
October 02, 2010- October 03, 2010
October 09, 2010- October 10, 2010
October 16, 2010- October 17, 2010
Cherry Log Fall Festival

Apple Picking

Mercier Orchards

1.5 miles north from 515 on Hwy 5
Growing apples for you since 1943. Mercier Orchards, nestled in the north Georgia mountains, is celebrating 67 years of business. We invite you to come experience "a taste of the mountains" at Mercier Orchards. Fun for the whole family. Enjoy a wonderful wagon ride through our orchards. Apple picking is on Saturdays and Sundays from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM thru the month of September and into October.
Mercier Orchards
706-632-3411
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Wildlife and Nature Art Festival and Expo

Downtown City Park, Blue Ridge

11th Annual Wildlife Arts Festival. This festival showcases the works of the finest wildlife artists in the Southeast. More than 75 artists displaying original works including sculpture, painting and woodworking. Two days of herding dog demonstrations. Participants in the Expo will be showcsing all the best that our area has to offer, fly fishing, hiking, mountain biking, camping and boating. Don't miss this annual event.
Blue Ridge Mountain Arts Association
706-632-2144
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Blue Ridge Farmers Market

Historic Downtown Blue Ridge

West Main Street across from the Fannin County Courthouse.
Local farmers set up with their crops for sale, farm fresh eggs, produce etc.... also locally made products and crafts. Every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Vendors pay $3.00 for market space and they set their own prices for the items they sell. They will also be offering classes on select dates with topics such as "Local Herbs," "Cooking with fresh herbs and vegetables" Facebook users can become a fan and follow their schedules at the following link.
Vendors contact 706-258-4552
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Ride the Rails Festival

Mineral Bluff

150 Railroad Avenue (Hwy 60 north, railroad avenue is next street on your left after the stop sign at Spur 60)
7th Annual Event. A two and one half mile round trip by railroad motor car traveling through the Iron Bridge over the beautiful Toccoa River, then returning over the bridge back to the beautiful Mineral Bluff Depot. Train ride donations: $5.00 for adults $3.00 Children 2 to 12. Food, Cotton Candy, Popcorn, Hot Fresh Coffee, Cold Soft Drinks, Model Train Sales, Tee Shirts, Motor Car Display Area and Local Vendors. A fun day for all! Visit the depot and see the progress being made on our large "HO" gauge model railroad based on the "Old Line" from Atlanta to Etoway, TN and through Mineral Bluff to Murphy, NC! Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sunday, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
For more information
706-455-8903
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Fall Festival at John C. Campbell Folk School

John C. Campbell Folk School

Seven miles east of Murphy, NC, off U.S. Highway 64, just north of Georgia's state line
One of the largest and most popular events of its type in the region,and a short drive from Blue Ridge, Fall Festival is a celebration of our rich Appalachian heritage. Celebrate the rich heritage of the Appalachians at the 35th annual Fall Festival, featuring the craft of 200 craftspeople, continuous live music and dance on two stages, craft demonstrations, food, kid's activities and much more. 10am - 5pm, Saturday & Sunday Admission: Adults: $5.00 Kids 12-17: $3.00 Under 12: Free
John C. Campbell Folk School
828-837-2775
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Cherry Log Fall Festival

Cherry Log, Ga.

Just 5 miles east on 515 from Blue Ridge follow signs
First 3 weekends each October, the community of Cherry Log celebrates the harvest with the Cherry Log Festival. Serving delicious homemade breakfast and lunch, offering arts and crafts, homemade cakes, pies and canned goods, bluegrass, gospel and country music at the Cherry Log Community Clubhouse, 341 Cherry Log Street. Great food and entertainment. Fun for the whole family! Plenty of free parking is available.
For more information call;
706-276-3217