Georgia Magazine - October 2017 - 11
cranked press. bit.ly/gsphrdmn. (706)
Blairsville Sorghum Festival, Oct. 14-15,
21-22, 490 Meeks Rd., Blairsville. Parade,
arts and crafts, music, demonstrations.
bit.ly/bsorfst. (706) 745-4745.
Frogtown Fall Festival, Oct. 21, 2966
Damascus Church Rd., Dahlonega. Music,
arts and crafts, silent auction, kids' games.
Regions are determined by the Georgia
Department of Economic Development. See
its online calendar at www.exploregeorgia.
org for additional events.
Traditional music, demonstrations, traditional games for all ages. foxfire.org. (706)
Gold Rush Days Festival, Oct. 21-22,
Dahlonega Square, Dahlonega. More than
300 vendors offering arts, crafts, food,
Cannon Classical Music Series, Oct. 22,
Sautee Nacoochee Center Theater, Sautee
Nacoochee. Pianist Alan Brown performs.
snca.com. (706) 878-3300.
PHOTO BY LOUIS J. LAMONE / COURTESY CHARLES FLINT
Pioneer Day, Oct. 14, Traveler's Rest State
Historic Site, Toccoa. Music, pioneer skills
demonstrations, tours of the inn. bit.ly/
gsptrvr. (706) 356-4362.
Norman Rockwell: The Man Behind the Canvas,
through Nov. 11, Albany Museum of Art, Albany.
Candid photographs by Louis Lamone illustrate
the life of the renowned painter. albanymuseum.
com. (229) 439-8400.
Fall Festival, Oct. 7-8, 14-15, Gibbs
Gardens, Ball Ground. Music on both
Saturdays, barbecue, fall colors and flowers.
gibbsgardens.com. (770) 893-1881.
50th Annual Mountain Moonshine
Festival, Oct. 27-29, downtown, Dawsonville. Car show, cruise-in and swap meet
at Georgia Racing Hall of Fame; parade,
crafts, entertainment. bit.ly/mntmnf.
Joshua Dream Ranch Corn Maze,
Oct. 7-8, 14-15, 21-22, 28-29, Haunted
Hayride, Oct. 27, 28, 31, Dream Ranch,
Hwy. 515/76, Blairsville. Corn maze,
hayrides, petting zoo, pumpkins. jdrcorn
maze.com. (706) 594-1156.
2nd Annual Appalachian Brew, Stew
and Que Festival, Oct. 28, Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds, Hiawassee. Nearly 20
breweries with tastings, barbecue, Brunswick stew, and bluegrass, Americana and
folk music. bit.ly/gamtnfg. (706) 896-4191.
4th Annual Taylor-Brawner Park with
Art, Oct. 6-15, Taylor-Brawner House,
Smyrna. Works by nearly 30 regional painters, sculptors, weavers and potters on
exhibit and for sale. bit.ly/taybrwn. (678)
Georgia Mountain Fall Festival, Oct. 1321, Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds, Hiawassee. Arts, concerts, entertainment, food.
bit.ly/gamtnfg. (706) 896-4191.
Art-Oberfest Arts & Crafts Festival,
Oct. 28, Helen Arts & Heritage Center,
Helen. Works by local artisans and vendors.
helenarts.org. (706) 878-3933.
Fall Celebration, Oct. 14, Hardman Farm,
Sautee-Nacoochee. Demonstrations of pioneer skills, crafts vendors, local authors and
historians, and apple cider from a hand-
Toccoa Harvest Festival, Oct. 28-29,
downtown, Toccoa. More than 150 arts and
crafts vendors, baked goods, homegrown
items, entertainment. bit.ly/mstoc. (706)
3rd Annual Viking Encampment,
Oct. 7-8, Barrington Hall, Roswell. Relive
the world of the Vikings with re-enactments,
demonstrations. roswellgov.com. (770)
"Charlotte's Web," Sept. 27-Oct.
1, 4-8, 11-15, 18-22, Center for
Puppetry Arts, Atlanta. Enter the
world of E.B. White's Wilbur the
pig and Charlotte the spider.
puppet.org. (404) 873-3391.
23rd Annual Atlanta Koi &
Goldfish Show, Oct. 1, Gwinnett County Fairgrounds, Lawrenceville. Koi and goldfish
competition, koi auction, plants,
pond supplies and equipment.
5th Annual Hat & Spur Ranch Pro Rodeo, Oct. 6-7,
Hat & Spur Ranch, Waynesboro. Cowboys and cowgirls
participate in traditional rodeo events. bit.ly/hspurod.
2017 Wire & Wood Alpharetta
Songwriters Festival, Oct. 6-7,
downtown, Alpharetta. Singers
and songwriters share their stories and perform. bit.ly/wiwoaph.
More online at www.georgiamagazine.org
17th Annual LakeFest, Oct. 7-8, downtown, Pine Lake. Music, artists, pet show,
kids' crafts, water parade. pinelakefest.com.
Chanticleer, Oct. 8, Spivey Hall, Clayton
State University, Morrow. Male chorus performs music from throughout the centuries.
spiveyhall.org. (678) 466-4200.
"Goosebumps: Phantom of the
Auditorium, The Musical," Oct. 19-22,
Aurora Theatre, Lawrenceville. A middle
school's rehearsals for its musical "The
Phantom" are rumored to be cursed in this
silly, spooky adventure. auroratheatre.com.
21st Annual Chili Cook Off, Oct. 21,
O'Neal Plaza, Douglasville. Chili cook-off,
Rogue Runners Moonlight Run and Georgia
Gravity Games. artsdouglas.org. (770)
Sir András Schiff, Oct. 27, Spivey Hall,
Clayton State University, Morrow. The
Hungarian-born British classical pianist and
conductor performs. spiveyhall.org. (678)