Blue Ridge Blues and BBQ

Come on out to the downtown Blue Ridge City Park in Blue Ridge, Georgia on September 22, 2012 from 12 Noon to 9 PM to enjoy some blues music and some tasty barbecue! Some really outstanding blues bands will be featured at this year’s festival: EG Kight who just returned from a World Tour with BB King, Roger “Hurricane” Wilson, Rollin’ Bones, Frankie’s Blues Mission, and Revenge. Celebrity emcees, Jack Morton and Wanda Rowland, will keep the vibe going and award winning photographer Chris Hefferen from Foundry Digital records will be documenting the event for DVDs. Make sure you come hungry so you can enjoy some of the delicious barbecue that will be available from local food vendors.

Admission is $5 per person. A portion of the proceeds will go to benefit the Humane Society of Blue Ridge. This event is being brought to you by the Blue Ridge Lodging Association in cooperation with the Fannin County Chamber of Commerce and the City of Blue Ridge. You can go to the Blue Ridge Lodging Association for more details and information.

Get a preview on Friday night, September 21 with the downtown Blue Ridge Blues Crawl. Blues bands will be playing at the Blue Orleans Bistro, Blue Ridge Brewery, Christy Lee’s Courtyard Grille, The Vine Wine Bar & Bistro, and The Whistle Stop Grill. Have some great food and listen to some great music and get your weekend started off right.

The downtown Blue Ridge City Park is located on West Main Street in Blue Ridge, Georgia.


The next play showing at the Blue Ridge Community Theater in Blue Ridge, Georgia is “Vincent”, a story about Vincent Van Gogh and his brother who die within 6 months of each other. Vincent’s life is told through a series of soul revealing letters he wrote to his brother.

Performances will be held September 20 – October 7, 2012. Showtimes are 7:30 PM on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays with  Sunday matinees at 2 PM. Special performances will be held at the Tater Patch Playhouse in Jasper, Georgia on September 14 – 16, 2012. For more information, call 706-632-9223.

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

Kiwanis Fair of Blue Ridge

It’s time once again for the Kiwanis Fair of Blue Ridge in Blue Ridge, Georgia. Come on out and have some fun. The fair will be in town from September 18 through 22, 2012. There will be lots of rides, games, food, and local entertainers will be performing every day.

You can purchase advance tickets at the following locations: United Community Bank, Kevin Panter Insurance, and Hidden Treasures Thrift Store.

All proceeds from the fair will go back into the community in the form of the service projects the club is involved in. For more information, call 706-258-3247 or 706-455-0998.

The Kiwanis fairgrounds are located at Jones Street, off of East 2nd Street.

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