Art and culture are alive and growing like kudzu in the mountains of north central Georgia. Whether you’re a visitor or a resident, you can literally fill your calendar with arts fairs, gallery tours, exhibits, receptions, festivals, classes, concerts and plays produced and sponsored by local organizations. Here’s a sampling of the quality and variety of arts and entertainment in Blue Ridge, McCaysville and the Copper Basin.
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|Young Harris College||Education||1 College St, Young Harris, GA 30582, United States|
The college offers concerts, art exhibits and theatre throughout the year. In addition, the Rollins Planetarium has a calendar of special seasonal events.
Call (706) 379-3111 for more information.
|Swan Drive-In||Movie Theater||651 Summit St, Blue Ridge, GA 30513, United States|
One of four drive-in theaters in Georgia still in operation, the Swan drive-in is open year round with first run movies. Old Highway 76 in Blue Ridge.
For more information, call 888-469-1955 or visit www.swan-drive-in.com.
|Ron Henry Horseshoe Bend Park||Music||1156 River Rd, Mineral Bluff, GA 30559, United States|
Casual jam sessions for acoustic musicians are held under the trees and pavilions along the Toccoa River at Ron Henry Horseshoe Bend Park every Thursday evening from 6:00 until dusk, beginning the week of Memorial Day through the end of September.
|Morganton Music Park||Music||Fain Street, Morganton, Georgia, United States|
Live country and bluegrass music and dancing Friday and Saturday nights 8:00 to 11:00 p.m. in Morganton
|Lilly Pad Village||Fairgrounds||24 Adelaide Dr, Blue Ridge, GA 30513, United States|
Family Fun at the Lilly Pad - Enjoy a day of fun for all age groups!
Activities include fishing, gem mining, mini golf and guided hikes in a natural mountain setting.
Call 706-534-1317 for information and reservations or visit http://www.lillypadvillage.com
|Blue Ridge Kiwanis Bingo||Games||124 Jones St, Blue Ridge, GA 30513, United States|
Every Thursday night beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the Blue Ridge Kiwanis Community Center, corner of Jones & Austin Streets, Blue Ridge.
|John Campbell Folk School||Theater||1 Folk School Rd, Brasstown, NC 28902, United States|
Concerts most Friday evenings at 7:30 p.m. featuring folk, bluegrass and old time Mountain music with the Appalachian fiddle, banjo, hammered dulcimer. Community Country and Square dances feature live music and are held bi-monthly from 8 - 11 p.m.
Call 800-FOLK-SCH for more information.
|Holly Theater||Theater||69 W Main St, Dahlonega, GA 30533, United States|
Dahlonega's community theatre produces a season of plays in a nostalgic atmosphere.
Call (706) 864-3759 for season and ticket information.
|Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds||Fairgrounds||1311 Music Hall Road, Hiawassee, GA 30546, United States|
The Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds plays host to several popular annual events including the Georgia Mountain Fair, the Georgia Mountain Roots & Music Festival, the Superstar Concert Series, the Georgia Mountain Fall Festival and Georgia’s Official State Fiddler’s Convention. Also featuring regular big name country music and bluegrass bands.
|Georgia Mountain Classics - Cruise-In||Automotive||10012 Blue Ridge Dr, Blue Ridge, GA 30513, United States|
On 4th Saturday of each month from April through October at 6:00 p.m.
Located in The Home Depot parking lot on Hwy. 5 North in Blue Ridge.
|Blue Ridge Mountain Arts Association||Art Galleries||420 W Main St, Blue Ridge, GA 30513, United States|
Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association (The Art Center Galleries on West Main)
For a complete schedule of events, see their website: www.blueridgearts.net
|Blue Ridge Wood Carvers||Arts & Crafts||420 W Main St, Blue Ridge, GA 30513, United States|
Every Monday, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. located at the Blue Ridge Mountain Arts Center in the Historic County Courthouse of Downtown Blue Ridge.
|Blue Ridge Community Theatre||Theater||2591 E 1st St, Blue Ridge, GA 30513, United States|
Our beautiful playhouse is located in the renovated Hampton Square building in downtown Blue Ridge. The theater group has a full calendar of drama, comedy and musical productions.
For ticket information: Call 706-632-9223