15th Annual Blue Ridge Mtn. Adventure Race

Adventure RaceJoin in the adventure of the 15th annual Blue Ridge Mountain Adventure Race in Blue Ridge, Georgia on April 14, 2012. There will be 2 different adventure races to choose from. The traditional race, the Elite Race, is a 6 to 10 hour race and the new race, the Sport Race, is a shorter 4 to 6 hour course. Both races challenge teams of 2 or 3 members (plus an additional support member) in running, paddling, mountain biking, and navigating through the beautiful North Georgia mountains. Trophies will be awarded.

The races finish at the downtown Blue Ridge City Park in front of the Art Center. Plan to enjoy the after race party/meal for the teams at the park. You can purchase extra tickets for the party when you register for the race.

For more details and information, visit adventureracega.com.

2012 Easter Egg Hunt

Happy EasterBring the children out to St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Blue Ridge, Georgia on April 7, 2012 for the 16th annual Easter Egg Hunt beginning at 1 PM. The hunt will include more than 1,000 real eggs and 1,000 plastic eggs filled with fun little goodies hidden all around the church grounds. A special area will be dedicated to the very young children. There will be refreshments served and everyone is welcome. For more information on this event, call 706-632-8245.

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church
7 Ewing St.
Blue Ridge, GA


The next play coming to the Blue Ridge Community Theater in Blue Ridge, Georgia is “Sylvia”. It is about a couple who move to Manhattan after raising their children in the suburbs. The man, Greg, brings home a dog who found him in the park and the only thing he knows about the dog is her nametag says her name is Sylvia. This is a funny, heartwarming tale about the man’s love of his dog told from the dog’s perspective.

The show’s run is from April 5 through April 22, 2012. Showtimes are 7:30 PM on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays and 2 PM matinees 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. There are also options for Season tickets and Flex passes. Contact the Box Office at the Blue Ridge Community Theater at 706-632-9223 for more information.

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

Whitewater Rafting 2012

Whitewater RaftingGet yourself prepared for the opening of the 2012 season of Whitewater Rafting in North Georgia – South Tennessee. Season opener on the Ocoee River is March 17, 2012. Below is a list of rafting companies who offer whitewater rafting and tubing.

A Rolling Thunder River Company – McCaysville, GA
800-408-7238;  Tube 706-492-5720

Eagle Adventures – Copperhill, TN

Ocoee Adventure Center – Copperhill, TN

Ocoee Rafting – Ducktown, TN

Raft One – Copperhill, TN

Southeastern Expeditions – Clayton, GA

Toccoa River Adventures – McCaysville, GA
706-492-5280 or 706-455-4502

Toccoa Valley Campground – Blue Ridge, GA

Wildwater Limited – Ducktown, TN
800-451-9972; 423-496-4904

The heat is on!

Live Music is Better with Ronny Cox

A well known actor and singer/songwriter, Ronny Cox along with Radoslav  Lorkovic and Karen Mal will be performing at the Blue Ridge Community Theater in Blue Ridge, Georgia on March 31, 2012 as part of the Live Music is Better concert series. Ronny Cox made his film debut in the movie “Deliverance” and played guitar in Dueling Banjos from that movie. 2012 marks the 40th anniversary of “Deliverance” and Mr. Cox has written a book recounting his experiences of filming the movie. Pre-release copies of the book will be available at this very special performance. Ronny Cox has had a successful career in film and TV and also enjoys singing and songwriting. He spends about half of his time acting and the other half performing his music in folk festivals, concert venues, and small theaters.

The show starts at 7:30 PM. Get your tickets at the Blue Ridge Community Theater Box Office or on their website under the “Live Music is Better” section. Tickets are $25. For more information, call 706-632-9223.

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