Winter Wellness

January 22-24th, 2011- Enjoy Rejuvenation Weekend; Body Fit Analysis, Yoga Sessions, Massage Therapy and Organic Facials. The program starts Friday evening at 6 pm and runs until Sunday at 4pm. Prices start at $199 per person.

Call for more information 706-851-7357.

Tea Trees Boutique Spa
588 East Main Street
Blue Ridge, Ga. 30513

Alzheimer’s Memory Walk

Come on out to the United Community Bank Pavilion in Blue Ridge, Georgia on October 9, 2010 to join in the Alzheimer’s Memory Walk. Registration begins at 9:30 and the walk begins at 10:30. There will be prizes, plenty of food, entertainment, and a silent auction. Contact Elaine Owen 706-632-0021 for more infomation.

Cherry Log Fall Festival

Baked GoodsCelebrate the fall harvest with the community of Cherry Log, Georgia the first 3 weekends in October, 2010. Visit the community clubhouse where they will be serving tasty homemade breakfasts and lunches. They will be offering an assortment of homemade goodies like cakes, pies, and canned goods. Enjoy the arts and crafts and listen to some gospel, bluegrass, and country music as well. Call 706-276-3217 for more details and information.

The Cherry Log Community Clubhouse is located at:
341 Cherry Log Street
Cherry Log, GA.

Casino Night and Silent Auction

CasinoOh what a night! On September 4, 2010 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM, you can place your bets and your bids at the 3rd annual Casino Night and Silent Auction being held at Aska Farms in Blue Ridge, Georgia. This fundraiser is going to be a lot of fun and it all goes to help Open Arms of Blue Ridge. Tickets for this event can be purchased at United Community Bank. Tickets purchased in advance (before September 1) are $25 per person.  They will be $30 per person after September 1 and at the door. For more information contact 706-632-3043.

Open Arms of Blue Ridge is an emergency assessment shelter that was started as a safe haven for children. It is a temporary home for children to feel safe when they have been taken out of an environment of abuse and drug use.

Aska Farms is located at:
2807 Aska Road
Blue Ridge, GA 30513

Tractor Rides at Mercier Orchards

Every Saturday and Sunday in August, 2010 starting at 10 AM and running every half hour until 5 PM is a tractor that will take you on a fun ride through Mercier Orchards. Reservations are recommended as the tractor fills up fast. Enjoy all of the fruit laden trees as you travel through the vast orchard. Rides are just $2 per person, children 6 and under are free.

Make sure to stop in at the store and get some fresh fruit or maybe a fried pie. Right now you can choose from Carolina Bell, Crest Haven, and Stellar peaches, Yellow nectarines, Detroit Red, Ginger Gold and Zestar apples, and Yellow plums.

Mercier Orchards is located at:
8660 Blue Ridge Drive (Highway 5)
Blue Ridge, Georgia 30513
Phone: 706-632-3411

Sprint Triathlon in Blue Ridge

Tri the Mountains Sprint Triathlon will take place on July 25, 2010 in Blue Ridge, GA.  The event will begin at 7 AM with a 600 yard swim in the beautiful Lake Blue Ridge. It continues with a wonderfully scenic 18 mile bike ride crossing the lake and back. The last event is a 5K run starting at Blue Ridge Marina, heading towards downtown Blue Ridge via Old Highway 76, circling around the park and ending at the old courthouse which now houses the Blue Ridge Mountain Arts Center. There will be an after party and awards will be given in the park in the center of downtown Blue Ridge. This will be an event to remember!

Go to Tri the Mountains Triathlon Club for more details and information.

4th of July Celebration at Lake Blue Ridge

FireworksNot sure what to do yet for the 4th of July weekend? Why not spend a day on beautiful Lake Blue Ridge in Blue Ridge, Georgia? Bring the family out on Saturday, July 3, 2010 for a fun day of boating, fishing, and swimming, then join in for the barbecue and live music at the Lake Blue Ridge Marina from 4 PM to 6 PM. Conclude the day with a fantastic fireworks display on the lake. It’s sure to be a ton of fun and a great way to spend a summer day!

Lake Blue Ridge Marina is located at:

355 Marina Drive
Blue Ridge, GA
706-632-2618

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