It's festival season in and around North Georgia & Western North Carolina!
Blairsville Georgia's most famous event, Georgia's official Sorghum Festival, is upon us. Sponsored by the Blairsville Jaycees, it's the time of year when we all congregate in town to celebrate our wonderful community and its rich heritage.
Enjoying demonstrations on how Sorghum syrup was made years ago is the highlight of the festival. You will also experience Country Music, Bar-B-Que Meals, Square Dancing, Clogging, arts and crafts, and a Sorghum Parade.
Don't be shy, sign up to participate in theses fun contests like Biscuit Eatin', Pole Climbin', Log Sawin', Horseshoe Throwin', Rock Throwin', and 'Baccur Spittin'!
Two weekends of family, fun, and festivities!
October 15th & 16th
Located at Meeks Park, Hwy 515
Admission: $2 per person, Kids under 12 Free
For a schedule of events please visit www.SorghumFestivalBlairsville.com
Jump on over to Hiawassee, Georgia, for the Annual Georgia Mountain Fall Festival gears up for 9 days of country style fun! Enjoy exciting musical performances, arts and crafts, educational demonstrations, a flower show, and the ever popular Georgia's Official State Fiddlers' Convention. A new attraction this year is the Swampmaster. Watch as he catches an 8 foot, 200 pound alligator with his bare hands! Your children can even hold and have their pictures taken with a baby alligator. The entertainment lineup this year includes John Anderson, Ricky Skaggs, and Diamond Rio.
Georgia Mountain Fall Festival
October 10-15, 2011
10:00am - 8:00pm
Admission: $10 General Admission, Kids under 10 Free
(music shows included in ticket price daily)
For a full schedule of events please visit www.GeorgiaMountainFairgrounds.com
Don't miss Hayesville, North Carolina's 3rd Annual Punkin Chunkin Festival
Are you ready for some pumpkins?
3 fun-filled days for the entire family. Crafts-Food-Music
Contact the Clay County Chamber of Commerce
818-389-3704 or www.ncmtnchamber.com for schedule of festival events.