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Tuesday July 19, 2016
Mercier Orchards is the largest apple orchard in Georgia, Southern Living magazine’s favorite “roadside apple market,” (according to a 2002 article), and one of our favorite spots in beautiful Blue Ridge! This local treasure is also so much more than an Apple Orchard, offering a wonderful...
Tuesday July 12, 2016
Celebrate our heritage with the age old artistic craft of quilting! The Art Center's Richard Low Evans Gallery will be arranged in colorful fabric, woven with care, skill and artistic flare. This exhibit showcases the extraordinary talents of area quilters with traditional quilts as well as...
Tuesday July 5, 2016
Nothing says summer like the thrill of whitewater rafting, and Cascade Outdoors is one of our favorite outfitters. An easy day trip from Blue Ride, Cascade customizes its Ocoee Rafting trips to fit each group’s needs—be they hardcore enthusiasts aching to push the limits or nervous beginners who...
Monday June 27, 2016
Now that summer vacation is in full swing, it's time to keep the kids entertained! A family trip to Blue Ridge is just the ticket! In addition to many great outdoor activities like hiking and whitewater rafting, the Blue Ridge area has lots to offer for fun family outings. Check out ten of our...
Friday June 10, 2016
This summer, make some time to explore the Blue Ridge area's live music scene! Recognized as one of the top arts towns in Georgia, Blue Ridge has plenty of local and nearby venues for catching shows by a variety of acts, some yearround and some just for the summer. Check out some of our favorite...
Monday May 23, 2016
Welcome June! This month promises to be an exciting one in Blue Ridge. With everything from food tours to live music and a local farmer's market, there's plenty to do in the area. Here's what you can look forward to this June:   1. Blue Ridge Mountain Food Tours Downtown Blue Ridge—June 2-3...
Wednesday May 4, 2016
We are so honored to have our homes featured in First Coast Magazine! In their recent piece about Blue Ridge, First Coast shared the best things about the area, including our cabins! They shared quotes from their interview with owners Gary and Lissa, as well as pictures of our homes. Check out the...
Monday April 25, 2016
May is here, and that means plenty to do in Blue Ridge! Whether you love outdoor adventures or artistic events, whether you are looking for a night out on the town or good family fun, it's all here. So plan your next getaway and get started making memories.   1. Wine Bottle Painting The Vine...
Monday April 11, 2016
1. Make a Splash! There are plenty of places in Blue Ridge for you to get your fill of fun water activities. The beautiful Toccoa River offers perfect, clear waters for rafting, tubing, kayaking, canoeing, fishing, and swimming. Also popular is whitewater rafting on the exciting Ocoee River,...
Thursday March 31, 2016
Happy April! This month has so much to offer, it was hard to narrow it down to just ten events! Below you'll find our most exciting and unique happenings in Blue Ridge. Be sure to check them out!   1. Georgia Mountain Storytelling Festival Rollins Campus Center Lobby—April 1-2, 2016 The...
Friday February 26, 2016
Spring is always plenty busy in Blue Ridge, and this year is no different. This month, you'll find everything from live music to painting to brewery tastings. Don't miss a minute of fun!   1. Youth Art Month Blue Ridge Mountain Arts Association—March 1-24, 2016 Come see the display of...
Sunday January 31, 2016
February is a busy month in Blue Ridge. With events ranging from romantic Valentine's Day wine tastings to Superbowl gatherings, there's sure to be something—or several somethings—to strike your fancy. Check out what February has in store!   1. Day Retreat for Writers Blue Ridge Art Center—...

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