Summer Fun in the Summer Sun!
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Summer is in full swing this month, and so is Blue Ridge! Take a look at these events happening in the North Georgia Area.
1. July 4th - Blue Ridge Freedom 5K and 10K in Downtown Blue Ridge
Start your July 4th celebration with a scenic 5K or 10K run through beautiful historic downtown Blue Ridge, Georgia. Bring your friends and family out to be a part of the 2nd Annual Blue Ridge Freedom 5K and 10K hosted by Georgia Multisports. Stay after the race to enjoy all that downtown Blue Ridge has to offer: shopping, dining, train ride and more.Show your patriotism by coming dressed in your finest red, white and blue running gear. Stick around after the race to enjoy a post race celebration offering sweet tea, lemonade, watermelon, music and more.
2. July 4th - 4th of July Fireworks in Meeks Park
Meeks Park in Blairsville: 9:30 P.M. A 15 minute drive (East) from Blue Ridge on Hwy 515/US 76 - 490 Meeks Park Road, Blairsville, GA
3. July 7th - Carl Pruett and The Crossroads Band Blues Roots at the Blue Ridge Community Theater
Carl Pruett with the Crossroads Band along with featured guest, Barry Darnell of the Mobile Slim Band will be rocking the house. "Blues Roots" A Musical and Oratorical History with Georgia Music Legend Award recipients, Carl Pruett and Barry Darnell, plus Special Guests. Acoustic and electrical sets. 7:30-9:30 PM
4. July 12-29 - The Savannah Sipping Society at the Blue Ridge Community Theater
In this delightful, laugh-a-minute comedy, four unique Southern women, all needing to escape the sameness of their day-to-day routines, are drawn together by Fate ”and an impromptu happy hour” and decide its high time to reclaim the enthusiasm for life they've lost through the years. Showtimes are Thursday through Sundays 7:30 p.m. Sundays at 2:00 p.m.
5. July 20-28 - Georgia Mountain Fair at the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds
12 exciting days, follow the website link below for detailed hours and events. This is an award winning fair. Arts and crafts, regional food, Pioneer Village with living exhibits, country, bluegrass and gospel music by nationally known performers. There will be a parade with antique cars, clowns and more. Be sure not to miss the carnival rides.
6. July 21-22: Butternut Creek Festival in Meeks Park
20th Annual festival. The Butternut Creek Festival is one of the finest, juried arts and crafts shows in the Southeast. The two day festival showcases the work of artists and craftsmen in categories from basketry, fine art, fabric art, and decorative painting, to glass, jewelry, metal working, photography, pottery, scrimshaw, and wood turning. Free admission and parking. Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
7. July 28: 3D Off the Wall Exhibit at the Blue Ridge Mountain Arts Association
The 8th Annual three-dimensional only art show, 3D Off the Wall, takes the works off the gallery walls and lets you see the beauty of three-dimensional works. This exhibit is open to all three-dimensional artists of all genres only. Opening reception will be July 28, 2018 from 5pm to 7pm in our Studio Gallery.