Danny Schmidt and Carrie Elkin

The next concert coming up in the Live Music is Better concert series at the Blue Ridge Community Theater in Blue Ridge, Georgia is Danny Schmidt and Carrie Elkin. This show is happening on May 4, 2012 at 7:30 PM. Both Danny Schmidt and Carrie Elkin are from Austin, Texas and have had very successful singing and songwriting careers in the folk music world independent of each other. Enjoying a show with them together is sure to be a pleasure as they complement each other so well.

Tickets are $20 per person and are available at the Blue Ridge Community Theater Box Office and online at blueridgecommunitytheater.com. For more information, call 706-632-9223.

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

Spring Plein Aire Event

Blue Ridge Mountain Arts Association in Blue Ridge, Georgia is having their annual Spring Plein Aire event on May 4 – 6, 2012. Spend the weekend in the beautiful North Georgia Mountains and capture the spectacular scenery on canvas. The colors come alive in the spring and gives an artist plenty of beauty to choose from. All artists are invited to this event.

For more information, call The Art Center at 706-632-2144.

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

U-Pick Strawberries

StrawberriesStrawberries will soon be ripe for the pickin’ and you can do just that at Mercier Orchards in Blue Ridge, Georgia every weekend in the month of May, 2012. Mercier Orchards offers a ride through the orchard where you can pick your own delicious strawberries. Not only do they offer u-pick strawberries but you can come back later in the year for the u-pick cherries and blueberries.

Even if you don’t want to pick your own strawberries, come by to shop for some tasty items at the Country Store. They are open everyday from 7 AM to 8 PM. You will want to call ahead before coming to the orchard to pick your strawberries just to be sure they will be having the event.  For more information, call 706-632-3411.

Mercier Orchards
8660 Blue Ridge Drive (Highway 5)
Blue Ridge, GA

Music on La Veranda

The Cucina Rustica restaurant in Blue Ridge, Georgia is hosting Music on La Veranda, an afternoon of music, food, and cocktails to benefit Open Arms of Blue Ridge on April 28, 2012 from 1 PM to 4 PM. This intimate outdoor venue is the perfect place for music and fellowship. Come listen to the Rhythm Jaxx Band from Tennessee as you sample some delicious Italian food and great wine from Cucina Rustica.

Tickets are $20 per person for covered seating and $10 per person if you bring your own chair. Tickets are still available but space is limited so get your tickets soon! All proceeds will go to Open Arms of Blue Ridge, a non profit organization that helps abused and neglected children.

For more information and to purchase tickets, contact Dianne Mallernee at 706-633-4773 or Cucina Rustica at 706-374-7474.

Cucina Rustica
76 Forge Mill Crossing
Morganton, GA


2012 Relay for Life in Blue Ridge

Join in the 2012 Relay for Life at the Blue Ridge City Park in downtown Blue Ridge, Georgia on April 27 – 28, 2012. This fundraising event is both enjoyable and inspiring as you Relay for Life. There will be carnival games, food and entertainment, along with the Luminaria Ceremony and the Survivor Walk. There’s still time to sign up your relay team.

This event gets started at 7 PM and is sponsored by the American Cancer Society. For more information, call 706-632-4216.

5th Annual Taste of Blue Ridge

DogThe 5th annual Taste of Blue Ridge is happening on April 21,  2012 from 5 PM to 8 PM at Hi Country Events in Blue Ridge, Georgia. This annual event, sponsored by the Humane Society of Blue Ridge, is an evening of dining and dancing with over 30 restaurants represented, beer and wine vendors, live entertainment and silent and live auctions. Enjoy lots of great food, dance the night away and know that it is all going to help the Humane Society of Blue Ridge.

Tickets are $35 in advance, $45 at the door and are available at HSBR Thrift Store and Adoption Center, Love Dogs and Cats, Fannin County Chamber of Commerce, Cohutta Veterinary Clinic, and Ocoee Animal Hospital. Space is limited so get your tickets soon! For more information, call 706-632-5224.

Hi Country Events
13 Trackside Lane
Blue Ridge, GA
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