Georgia Magazine - April 2018 - 10

APRIL 2018

COMPILED BY PAMELA A. KEENE

Berry fun in Reynolds
or 20 years, the people of Reynolds have celebrated the sweet,
juicy strawberry at the official Strawberry Festival of Georgia,
which takes place this year on Saturday, April 28.
Several events prior to the festival help build the excitement.
On April 7, the Georgia Strawberry Princesses and Queens will
be chosen to serve as official ambassadors and reign over festival
events. Musicians gather on April 20 for the Strawberry Jam Concert
at the Community Fellowship building on Reynolds Street. On
April 27, the Emmaus Road Quartet headlines Gospel Music in the
Park in downtown Reynolds.
On April 28, downtown will be abuzz with two parades, a
5K Run for Literacy, an arts and crafts fair, an antique tractor show,
music, a firetruck pull and Dachshund and lawn mower races.
For more information, visit ga-strawberry.org or call (478)
847-5301.
-Pamela A. Keene

HISTORIC HIGH COUNTRY
One Stop Shop Hop, April 6-7, Northwest
Georgia Convention and Visitors Center,
Dalton. Quilters' event with vendors from
five states. (706) 217-8111.
Buchanan Car Show, April 7, downtown,
Buchanan. Antique cars, trucks and motorcycles, plus music and food. (770) 722-8938.
Georgia Steeplechase, April 7, Kingston
Downs, Rome. Horse racing, hat parade,
Jack Russell terrier races. georgiasteeple
chase.org. (866) 928-7856.
Tallapoosa Dogwood Festival and
Dogwood Dash, April 14, downtown,
Tallapoosa. Parade, handmade crafts, demonstrations, music, 5K walk/run. tallapoosa
ga.gov. (770) 574-2345.
2nd Annual Cowboy Festival, April 14-15,
Pine Mountain Gold Museum, Villa Rica.
Live cowboy shows, including train robbery
performances; kids' fun, mining and blacksmithing demonstrations, music, food.
bit.ly/pinmtng. (678) 840-1445.

BECKY FORBES

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On Broadway, April 20-21, Carrollton
Cultural Arts Center, Carrollton. The Carroll
County Community Chorus presents a musical journey through the world of Broadway. carrolltonarts.org. (770) 838-1083.

Georgia Mountain Storytelling Festival,
April 13-14, Union County Fine Arts Center,
Blairsville. Hear the voices of Appalachia
through storytelling. bit.ly/gamtnstf.
(828) 389-2654.

EarthDayz, April 20-22, Rock City
Gardens, Lookout Mountain. Recycling
crafts, birds of prey show, climbing wall.
seerockcity.com. (706) 820-2531.

Oldies but Goodies, April 13-14, Savannah
River Playhouse, Hartwell. Relive the hits
of the '50s and '60s. bit.ly/savprod.
(706) 376-7397.

National Astronomy Day, April 21,
Tellus Science Museum, Cartersville. Visit
the observatory to view the sun and stars,
plus NASA-sponsored events for all ages.
tellusmuseum.org. (770) 606-5700.

Spring Bierfest, April 21, Festhalle, Helen.
Beer tastings, German band, food and dancing. helenchamber.com. (706) 878-1908.

7th Annual BBQ Boogie & Blues,
April 27-28, downtown, Calhoun.
Professional and backyard barbecue
competitions, music, crafts, kids' activities.
bbqboogieblues.com. (706) 625-3200.
Blue Ridge Trout Festival and Outdoor
Adventures, April 28, downtown, Blue
Ridge. Outdoor outfitters, fishing guides,
seminars, home décor, fine arts. bit.ly/brtrtf.
(706) 374-2390.

MICHAEL VALENTINE PHOTOGRAPHY

NORTHEAST GEORGIA
MOUNTAINS

West Georgia Jazz Festival, April 28, The Mill Amphitheater, Villa
Rica. Stooges Brass Band from New Orleans headlines the jazz
concert. bit.ly/dtvrc. (678) 840-1160.

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Annual Plant Sale,
April 6-7, Hart County
Botanical Garden, Hartwell.
Hard-to-find plants, plus
shrubs, perennials and annuals. hartcogardens.org.
(706) 436-1557.
 
Simply Elegant Taste of
the Town, April 7, Unicoi
State Park & Lodge, Helen.
Enjoy samples from area
restaurants, wineries and
breweries; music by
Legendary Heroes. bit.ly/
whcoch. (706) 865-5356.

More online at www.georgiamagazine.org

Trillium Trek Trail Run & Walk, April 21,
Elachee Nature Science Center, Gainesville.
Race through the trails in the Chicopee
Woods Nature Preserve and enjoy Earth Day
activities. elachee.org. (770) 535-1976.
Bear on the Square Mountain Festival,
April 21-22, downtown, Dahlonega. Arts and
crafts, folk and bluegrass music, kids' activities. bit.ly/bonsquar. (800) 231-5543.
"Charlotte's Web," April 27-29, Lavonia
Cultural Center, Lavonia. Beloved children's
story comes to life on stage. bit.ly/frankcp.
(706) 491-9374.
19th Annual Celebrate Clayton,
April 28-29, downtown, Clayton. More than
100 artists, crafters, music, kids' activities.
celebrateclayton.com. (706) 212-9958.
Fiber, Farm & Art Festival, April 28-29,
North Georgia Zoo, Cleveland. Learn about
sheepshearing and spinning, plus arts and
crafts, interactive farm demonstrations.
myfavoritezoo.com. (706) 348-7279.

ATLANTA METRO
A Taste for Art, April 7, Roswell Fine Arts
Alliance, Roswell. Original artwork, silent
auction, wine and tapas tastings. rfaa.org.
"Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story," 
April 12-15, 17-22, 24-29, Georgia Ensemble
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