City of Blue Ridge Georgia – Fannin County GA

2013 4th of July Fireworks at Lake Blue Ridge

2013 4th of July fireworksStart your 4th of July celebration in downtown Blue Ridge, Georgia on Saturday, July 6, 2013 by bringing the whole family out to an old fashioned 4th of July parade at 10 AM. Keep the fun going by heading out to Lake Blue Ridge Marina for a barbeque on the lake, more events, and a spectacular fireworks display at dusk.

For more information, call 706-632-2618.

Lake Blue Ridge Marina
335 Marina Drive
Blue Ridge, Georgia

2012 Light Up Blue Ridge

Merry ChristmasEnjoy a day of old fashioned holiday fun in Blue Ridge, Georgia on November 24, 2012. Start off the day with the arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus coming in on the train at 11:15 AM. Following their arrival is a Christmas parade and a Tuba Christmas performance. Make sure to come by the Downtown Blue Ridge City Park from 12 Noon to 3 PM to see the live reindeer, let the kids ride the trackless train, and get a photo taken with Santa. Much more fun can be had throughout the day with musical entertainment but don’t miss the Christmas tree lighting at 6 PM. Stores will be open late so you can take advantage of that and get some of your Christmas gifts taken care of.

Proceeds from this event will go to benefit Open Arms of Blue Ridge. For more information, call 706-889-7415.

Over the River and Through the Woods

“Over the River and Through the Woods” is a play showing at the Blue Ridge Community Theater in Blue Ridge, Georgia from November 22 through December 9, 2012. This is a heartfelt, funny story about a single guy living in New Jersey who visits his two sets of grandparents every week. He is offered a promotion at his job, the only problem is, it’s in Seattle. The story gets hilarious as a series of schemes are used to try to keep him in town.

Showtimes are 7:30 PM on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, 2 PM matinee on Sundays. Tickets are $18 for adults, $16.20 for seniors 65+, $9 for students college age and younger, and $14.40 for groups of 10 or more. Call the Box Office at 706-632-9223 for more information and to order tickets.

Blue Ridge Community Theater
2591 E. First Street
Blue Ridge, GA

2012 Blue Ridge Turkey Trot

Kick off your Thanksgiving day at the 2012 Blue Ridge Turkey Trot in Blue Ridge, Georgia. The 5K race/walk begins at the downtown Blue Ridge City Park at 8 AM on November 22, 2012.  All members of the family, regardless of age or ability, are welcome to participate. Registration begins at 7 AM. Come on out and enjoy a run/walk and help a good cause. Proceeds will go to help benefit local charities in Blue Ridge. Participants are asked to please bring a non-perishable food item on the morning of the event. All donations will go to Feed Fannin.

Awards will be presented to the top 3 males and females. Registration cost is $17. People who pre-register will receive a commemorative t-shirt. You must register by November 18, 2012 in order to receive your t-shirt by Thanksgiving. For more information, call 727-458-8556.

The Downtown City Park is located on Church and Main Street in Blue Ridge, GA.

2012 Holiday Art Show and Sale

Christmas treeGet some Christmas shopping done at the Holiday Art Show and Sale taking place at the Art Center Galleries on West Main in Blue Ridge, Georgia from November 17, 2012 through January 4, 2013. The Blue Ridge Mountain Arts Association is presenting this fantastic show of fine arts and crafts. Some of the arts and crafts available will be hand crafted jewelry, Christmas ornaments, wood carvings and so much more. You just need to come with your Christmas list in hand and I am sure you will be marking some names off your list.

Call 706-632-2144 for more information.

The Art Center Galleries on West Main
420 West Main Street
Blue Ridge, GA

Jack Williams in Concert

Jack Williams will be performing a concert as part of the Live Music is Better concert series at the Blue Ridge Community Theater in Blue Ridge, Georgia on November 16, 2012. Jack’s career as a singer/songwriter has spanned 54 years and his performing folk, jazz, rock, R&B, classical, and pop music of the 30s, 40s, 50s has shaped him into the dynamic folk performer he is today. He is known as a unique guitarist whose southern roots and storytelling ability creates vivid songs that are illustrated with his guitar.

Showtime is 7:30 PM. Tickets are $18 for adults, $16.20 for seniors 65 +, $9 for students college age and younger, and $14.40 for groups of 10 or more. Contact the Blue Ridge Community Theater box office for tickets and more information at 706-632-9223.

Blue Ridge Community Theater
2591 E. 1st St.
Blue Ridge, GA

Fall Arts in the Park

Fall is a beautiful time of year in the North Georgia mountains. With the crisp, cool air and the leaves changing, you can really enjoy a weekend of fine arts, good food, and more at the Fall Arts in the Park in the Downtown Blue Ridge City Park in Blue Ridge, Georgia on October 13 – 14, 2012. Over 100 artists from around the nation will be there displaying their arts and crafts. You won’t want to miss the Photography exhibit on display at the Art Center Gallery.

Festival hours are from 10 AM to 5 PM on both days. Admission is $5 per person, children are free. For more information, call Blue Ridge Mountain Arts Association at 706-632-2144.

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