City of Blue Ridge Georgia – Fannin County GA

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

Live Music is Better Series

The Blue Ridge Community Theater is bringing live music shows to Blue Ridge, Georgia in the Live Music is Better music series. Coming up on February 24, 2012 is the rockin’ soul filled vocals of Michelle Malone. This talented musician has taken her religious roots, blended in rock, country-blues and folk music along with an acoustic slide, electric blues and explosive vocals to create her own gritty sound. With a career spanning over 20 years, she has performed with many noted artists as well as winning and being nominated for many awards.

Tickets are $20 per person. For more information, call the Blue Ridge Community Theater box office at 706-632-9223.

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

2nd Annual Fire and Ice

The Blue Ridge Business Association brings to you the 2nd Annual Fire and Ice Chili Cook Off and Ice Sculpting event on February 18, 2012. This will be a lot of fun for the whole family as you see ice carvings and demonstrations, listen to live music, and even enjoy some ice skating on the rink that will be set up in the park. Vendors will be there selling food and drink and you can purchase tickets for the chili tasting.

All Chili Cook off entrants will have a chance to win the 1st prize of $200. Prizes will be given to 2nd and 3rd place winners also. The restaurant winner will receive “Best of” award to hold for a year.

The event will take place at the downtown Blue Ridge City Park from 12 Noon to 5 PM. For more information, contact

Jenni St. Clair Live

Valentine's DaySee the very talented local musical artist, Jenni St. Clair live at the Blue Orleans Bistro in Blue Ridge, Georgia as a special Valentine’s Day celebration on February 14, 2012. Make your reservations for a spicy evening of cajun fare and incredible piano and vocals. For more information and to make your reservation, call 706-258-2275.

Blue Orleans Bistro, located in downtown Blue Ridge, offers the authentic flavor of New Orleans in the mountains!

Blue Orleans Bistro
224 West Main St.
Blue Ridge, GA

Valentine’s Day Party

ValentineBring your special someone to the party at L & L Beanery in Blue Ridge, Georgia on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2012 beginning at 6 PM. It will be an evening of candlelight, music, dancing, and dessert.

The cost is $30 per person. Call 706-632-3242 for more information.

L & L Beanery
260 West Main St.
Blue Ridge, GA

Children’s Bakery Tour and Class

Sugar CookieMercier Orchards in Blue Ridge, Georgia is offering a bakery tour and baking class for children on February 11, 2012 from 4 PM to 6 PM. First the kids will tour the bakery and then it’s off to make sugar cookies. Not only will they be learning how to bake with the bakery professionals but they will also be able to enjoy the fruits (or should I say cookies) of their labors.

Cost for the class is $25 per child. Class size is limited and reservations are required so don’t delay. Give Mercier Orchards a call today at 706-632-3411.

Mercier Orchards is located about 1.5 miles from Highway 515 on Highway 5 in Blue Ridge, GA.

Toasting the Arts

Wine TastingThe Blue Ridge Mountain Arts Association in Blue Ridge, Georgia is “Toasting the Arts” with a wine and cheese tasting on February 11, 2012. Bring your valentine and enjoy an evening of wine and cheese from all around the region. Listen to some music and delight in some of the art on display by artists Tom Chambers and Paul Fontana.

The evening will begin at 7 PM. Tickets are on sale now and are $25 for Art Center members and $35 for non-members. This is the first fundraiser of the year. Not only will you have a nice evening out but you will be helping support the arts! For more information, call the Art Center at 706-632-2144.

Blue Ridge Mountain Arts Association
420 West Main St.
Blue Ridge, GA
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