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EVEnts & FEstIVALs

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Georgia's Spirit of appalachia Food, Wine & art Festival,
September 16. Sautee Nacoochee, Georgia

GeorGia Area Code 706

KeNtuCKy Area code 606

Mountain Heritage Festival, September 1-3. Blairsville.
745-5493. unioncountyhistory.org.

Fraley Festival of traditional Music, September 6-9. Carter
Caves State Resort Park, Olive Hill. 325-0059.
parks.ky.gov/parks/resortparks/carter-caves/events.aspx.

BrMaa National Juried Photography Show, September
2-30. Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association, Blue Ridge.
632-2144. blueridgearts.net.
47th annual oktoberfest, September 7-october 29. Helen
Festhalle, Helen. 878-1619.
helenchamber.com/oktoberfest.html.

19th annual Cave run Storytelling Festival, September
29-30. Twin Knobs Recreation Area, Morehead.
caverunstoryfest.org.
55th annual Kentucky apple Festival, october 6-7.
Downtown Paintsville. 297-1469. kyapplefest.org.

Mountain Music Festival, September 9. Vogel State Park,
Blairsville. 745-2628. gastateparks.org.

Carter Caves Haunted trail, october 6-21. Carter Caves
State Resort Park, Olive Hill. 325-0059. parks.ky.gov.

Blue ridge Blues and BBQ Festival, September 14-16.
Blue Ridge. stayinblueridge.com/blue-ridge-blues-and-bbqfestival.

"the addams Family," october 13-28. Jenny Wiley Main
Stage, Pikeville. 886-9274. jwtheatre.com.

Georgia's Spirit of appalachia Food, Wine & art Festival,
September 16. Hardman Farm State Historic Site, Sautee.
853-5356. whitecountychamber.org/events/details/2017georgia-s-spirit-of-appalachia-food-wine-art-festival-5488.

North Carolina apple Festival, September 1-4. Downtown
Hendersonville. 697-4557. ncapplefestival.org.

NortH CaroliNa Area code 828

Marble Festival, october 7-8. Lee Newton Memorial Park,
Jasper. 692-5600. georgiamarblefestival.com.

51st annual Season of Shindig on the Green, September 2.
Pack Square Park, Asheville. 258-6101, ext. 345.
folkheritage.org.

arts in the Park Festival, october 8-9. Blue Ridge
Mountains Arts Association, Blue Ridge. 632- 2144.
blueridgearts.net/arts-in-the-park.html.

labor Day Weekend Family Fun, September 2-4. Chimney
Rock State Park, Chimney Rock. 277-9611.
chimneyrockpark.com.

Black Bear Festival, october 21-22. Chatsworth City Hall
Park, Chatsworth. 695-6060. murraycountychamber.org.

111th Canton labor Day Celebration, September 3-4.
Sorrells State Park, Canton. 235-2760. visitncsmokies.com.

2nd annual appalachian Craft Beer, Stew & Que Festival,
october 28. Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds, Hiawassee.
896-4191. georgiamountainfairgrounds.com.

Carolina Mountains literary Festival, September 7-9.
Burnsville. 208-4731. cmlitfest.org.

Fall Festival, october 28. Vogel State Park, Blairsville.
745-2628. gastateparks.org.
Hometown Halloween on the Square, october 31.
Downtown Blairsville. 347-3503. downtownblairsville.com.

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North Carolina Mountain State Fair, September 8-17. WNC
Agricultural Center, Fletcher. 687-1414. wncagcenter.org.
37th annual Heritage Weekend, September 16-17. Folk Art
Center, Asheville. 298-7928.
southernhighlandguild.org/heritage-weekend.


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Features
Romance, Reunions and Family Fun for Summe
Mountain Summer: A Photo Essay
When Asheville Took over the 1970s’ Paper Dress Fad
Bateaux along the James River
On the Appalachian Trail, the Easy Way
BBQ!
Departments
Letters / Worth a Click
Contributors
From the Editor
Mill Creek Stories
Creature Feature
Mountain Report
The Good Walk
Country Roads
Singing in the Garden
Festivals & Events
Guest Column
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Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - Letters / Worth a Click
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - Contributors
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Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - Mill Creek Stories
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Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - Mountain Report
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Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - Romance, Reunions and Family Fun for Summe
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Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - Mountain Summer: A Photo Essay
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Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - When Asheville Took over the 1970s’ Paper Dress Fad
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