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Hiawassee/Young Harris and Area
2001 Calendar of Events

October 2001

October 5-14 - Georgia Mountain Fall Festival, Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds, Hiawassee, GA.Arts and crafts, regional food, clogging and singing. Included is the Old Time Fiddlers' Convention October 12 & 13 at Anderson Music Hall with performances on Friday night, competition on Friday and Saturday. Craft hours M-Sat. 10:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M., Sunday 10:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. 706-896-4191

October 12, 13 - Quilting Fun In 2001, sponsored by the Misty Mountain Quilters. Quilt Show held at McConnell Baptist Church Family Life Center, Main Street, Hiawassee, GA. Admission charged. For more details check the web site.

October 20 - Second Annual Harvest Festival - 9:30 A.M. - 4 P.M. Log Cabin Patchworks, 35 S. Main Street, Hiawassee. Quilts, baskets, bake sale, refreshments, more. 706-896-7275

October 20 - Country Music Superstar Concert features Paul Revere & The Raiders and Herman's Hermits with Peter Noone at Anderson Music Hall in Hiawassee at 6:30 P.M. and 9:30 P.M. Call for season and individual ticket prices. 706-896-4191.

October 27 - Country Music Superstar Concert features Brad Paisley and Rascal Flatts at Anderson Music Hall in Hiawassee at 6:30 P.M. and 9:30 P.M. Call for season and individual ticket prices. 706-896-4191

November 2001

November 8-11 and 15-18 - You're a Good Man Charlie Brown, performed by the Licklog Players, Peacock Playhouse. 828-389-8632

December 2001

November 30 and December 1-2 - Mountain Country Christmas Tour of Homes sponsored by Towns County Chamber of Commerce. 706-896-4966 or 800-984-1543

December 1 - Jingle Jog 5K Run/Walk from FieldStone Inn to Brasstown Valley Resort sponsored by Towns County Chamber of Commerce. 706-896-4966 or 800-984-1543.

December 7 and 9 - Mountain Community Chorus Christmas Concert at Sharp Memorial United Methodist Church, Young Harris, GA. Performances at 8:00 P.M. December 7 and 3:00 P.M. December 9.

December 14-15 - The 1940's Radio Hour, performed by the Licklog Players, Peacock Playhouse, Hayesville, NC. 828-389-8632

December TBA - Battle of the Stars Basketball Tournament held at the Bill Kendall Athletic Facility, Towns County Comprehensive School, Hiawassee, GA. 706-896-4131


Additional things to do in the area:

Free Outdoor Concerts every Saturday night from 7:30 P.M. til 9:00 P.M. on the Square in Hiawassee. Enjoy music, food and fun for the entire family. Bring a blanket - Bring a lawn chair. Come enjoy an evening under the sky in the heart of this enchanted valley. Concerts will be held May to mid November, weather permitting.

John C. Campbell Folk School Free Concerts, Brasstown, NC

Boating on Lake Chatuge

Hiking through the Chattahoochee National Forest and Appalachian Trail

Local country music shows

Star Shows, art exhibits, speakers, and concerts at Young Harris College. Planetarium open most Fridays from September through May, and in July and August. 706-379-3111

Classes and activities in crafts and Appalachian life-styles including square and contra dancing at John C. Campbell Folk School - 800-562-2440

Square Dancing 2nd & 4th Friday, Ray Mauney caller, hosted by Enchanted Valley Squares

Specialty Shops

Variety of restaurants from country cooking to fine dining to international cuisines.

Waterfalls

Variety of lodging facilities from lakeside cabins to elegant inns and romantic bed and breakfasts

For more information contact the Towns County Tourism Association at
800-984-1543 or

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