Posts by Gary Knight
Tuesday, May 10, 2011Mountain Activities with Cabin Rentals on the Toccoa River
The temperatures are starting to heat up here in the North Georgia Mountains as well as many of the mountain activities. Take a hike to the Swinging Bridge and don't forget to pack a picnic lunch to enjoy along the Toccoa River. Do a little antique shopping in Downtown Blue Ridge, or book a trip on the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway and revel in the beautiful scenery on your way to McCaysville, GA/Copperhill, TN. Reserve a luxury cabin rental on the Toccoa River, and don't forget to bring your tubes and tube down the Toccoa River to Horseshoe Bend park. Other fun activities going on this month include:
Weekends in May: U-Pick strawberries (and cherries) at Mercier Orchards
May 5th: Pickin' in the Park resumes on Thursday evenings at Horseshoe Bend Park beginning at 6:30
May 6 - 9: "Dixie Swim Club," Blue Ridge Community Theater
May 14: Georgia Mountain Classic Car Show, Downtown Blue Ridge
May 21: Kennel Kruise/Motorcycle Ridge, The Lodge at Copperhear, Blairsville
May 27: Classic Cars Cruise -In, Dairy Queen parking lot, Blue Ridge
May 28 - 29: Arts in the Park, Downtown Blue Ridge City Park
Monday, May 9, 2011Toccoa River Cabin Rentals and a Drive In Movie - Old-fashioned entertainment in the North Georgia Mountains
Outdoor Drive ins are a thing of the past, except for here in the North Georgia Mountains, and with Cabin Rentals of Georgia this is a winning combination. Our Toccoa River Cabin Rentals like Outlaw Ridge and Riverview Lodge, or Mountain view cabins such as Celtic Clouds and Cadence Ridge, which are new properties to our portfolio, are perfect for a mountain getaway and are close to the activities that downtown Blue Ridge has to offer. Why not come to the mountains to see a movie the old fashion way at a drive-in?
Swan Drive-in has a double feature, Friday and Saturday, May 13th and 14th. Two movies for the price of one.
8:45 PM - Soul Surfer, Rated PG
10:20 PM - Fast and Furious Five, Rated PG 13
One Show Only, Sunday, May 15th
8:45 PM - Fast and Furious Five, Rated PG 13
Wednesday, April 13, 2011Spring Has Arrived to Georgia Cabin Rentals in the Blue Ridge Mountains
Spring is in the air! Now that everything is blooming, there are several spring activities that you will not want to miss. The Blue Ridge Scenic Railway has resumed their run, the Ocoee Whitwater Center and Rafting are gearing up for a nice season, and Lake Blue Ridge is filling back up after dam repairs - in fact, they are 15 ft. ahead of schedule. Enjoy mountain hiking and biking along the many trails that abound in our surrounding mountains. With the arrival of spring, The Rivers Edge is an elegant Georgia Cabin Rental that sits along side the clear waters of the Toccoa River. Other special events for Spring include:
April 7 - 17 ~ "Knock em Dead," Blue Ridge Community Theater.
April 16 ~ Easter Egg Hunt and Parade, downtown Blue Ridge; Taste of Blue Ridge, Humane Society fundraiser.
April 16 - 17 ~ Spring Fest, Blue Ridge Farmer's Market
April 22 ~ Classic Car Cruise-In, Dairy Queen.
April 23 ~ Easter Eggspress, BR Scenic Railway; McCaysville/Copperhill Easter Egg Hunt; Easter Jubilee, The Lilly Pad Village, Aska Road; Roxie Watson Band, Blue Ridge Community Theater.
April 24 ~ Happy Easter!
April 30 ~ Copper Basin Rib Fest, Copperhill.
May 5 ~ Welcome back Pickin' in the Park!
May 6 - 29 ~ "Dixie Swim Club," BR Community Theater.
May 7 - 19 ~ SAAG Spring Show, The Art Center.
May 28 - 29 ~ Arts in the Park, The Art Center.
So book your mountain getaway today and enjoy all the wonderful activities the Blue Ridge Mountains has to offer. We hope to see you soon!
Thursday, April 7, 2011Fourteenth Annual Blue Ridge Mountain Adventure Race
The Blue Ridge Mountain Adventure Race is celebrating it's fourteenth year this Saturday and continues to be a favorite among racers throughout the Southeast. Up to 100 co-ed teams of three gather welcoming spring to the Blue Ridge Mountains of Georgia. This year's race promises to be a challenging contest with lots of surprises and some of the most stunning scenery anywhere. Racers will run along the forested trails of the Chattahoochee National Forest, paddle on the Toccoa River and/or Lake Blue Ridge, mountain bike steep trails and complete mystery challenges along the way. This year the finish line will be in downtown at the Blue Ridge City Park in front of The Art Center, with live music and new finish line festivities.
Friday, February 4, 2011Winterfest Fire & Ice Sculpting
Winterfest Fire and Ice Sculpting located in Downtown Blue Ridge City Park February 19, 2011. A great way to enjoy a Saturday afternoon with Ice Sculpting in the park, a chili cookoff and live music! Enjoy the fun from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. while you and your family can participate in interactive Ice Sculpting, featuring professional ice carvers in the park. Children of all ages will love having their name carved in ice or even making their own ice sculptures. From 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. it's warm up time with the chili cookoff. Sample dozens of chili recipes for an admission of $5.00. Live music alongside the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway will be performed from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. So come on out, tap your toes to a lineup of family entertainment, sample some great chili and watch professional ice carvers turn a block of ice into a work of art!
Wednesday, November 24, 2010Luxury Cabin Rentals and the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway over the holidays
A family "must" over the holidays in Blue Ridge while staying in a luxury cabin rentals, is to celebrate the holidays with Blue Ridge Scenic Railway's The Santa Express! The Santa Express runs November 26th thru December 24th. Enjoy an hour train ride where your family will listen to Christmas stories, sing Christmas carols with Santa's elves, and even visit with Santa himself!
The night excursion train to Santa's Village runs from November 26th thru December 18th on various dates. The train departs late afternoon around 4:30pm from Blue Ridge for the 1 hour trip to McCaysville, GA/Copperhill, TN. Santa's Village is located on the deck overlooking the Toccoa/Ocoee River. Enjoy Christmas Trees all decorated for the holiday season, children can explore the inside village mini-buildings, cross over the river on the Old Iron Bridge all decorated with Christmas lights to reach Santa's workshop. Seats are limited so book your reservations today!