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September 2012 Compiled by bobbi otis Planes soaring over Georgia T his month, performers take to the sky to show off their talents at the Wings Over North Georgia Air Show, which takes flight Sept. 28-30 at the Richard B. Russell Regional Airport in Rome. The internationally known Canadian Forces Snowbirds demonstration team will headline the show. For fans itching to participate, opportunities to get in on the action and go for a ride in a vintage warbird are available. In addition to the seasoned military and civilian entertainers, the masses can sample barbecue from more than 100 competitors in the Smoke-N-Thunder BBQ Classic. For the car enthusiasts in attendance, the Smoke-N-Thunder Auto Show will host more than 500 show cars. Patriotic country music artist Aaron Tippin makes an appearance for his Red, White and Loud tour. For more information on this event, visit or call (678) 331-1621. 37th Annual Arts Festival at Rose Lawn, Sept. 15-16, Rose Lawn Museum, Cartersville. Paints, jewelry, baskets, quilts, pottery, glass, photography, wood works, food. (770) 387-5162. Festival of Fine Arts, Sept. 15-16, Creative Arts Guild, Dalton. Entertainment, kids’ activities, art. (706) 278-0168. Taste of Carrollton, Sept. 20, Adamson Square, Carrollton. Local restaurants showcase bite-size portions of favorite menu items. (770) 832-6901. Blue Ridge Blues and Barbecue Festival, Sept. 22, downtown, Blue Ridge. Food, entertainment, Blues crawl. blueridgelodg (877) 277-5409. Enchanted MAiZE, Sept. 27-Oct. 28, Blowing Springs Farm, Flintstone. This Rock City attraction, open Thursdays-Sundays, has the world’s only recycled maze. enchanted (706) 820-2531. McIntosh Reserve Fall Festival, Sept. 29-30, McIntosh Reserve Park, Whitesburg. Native American-themed fall festival at the historic former plantation of Creek Chief William McIntosh. (770) 830-5879. Riverfest, Sept. 29-30, Boling Park, Canton. Juried arts show, kids’ zone, scarecrows, food. (770) 704-5991. Designates a Civil War event mULtIpLe LOCAtIONS Free Day in the Parks, Sept. 29, 58 locations statewide. Free admission and parking for state parks as a part of National Public Lands Day, which is an opportunity to help with trail maintenance and lake cleanup activities. (800) 8647275. 33rd Annual Pine Log Arts and Crafts Fair, Sept. 8-9, Pine Log United Methodist Church Campground, Rydal. Entertainment, arts and crafts fair, barbecue. (770) 607-5350. Battle of Tunnel Hill Civil War Reenactment, Sept. 8-9, Tunnel Hill Heritage Center, Tunnel Hill. Re-enactment, tours of the tunnel, museum and Clisby Austin House. (706) 876-1571. Apple Pickin’ Jubilee, Sept. 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, 29-30, Oct. 6-7, Hillcrest Orchards, Ellijay. Apple picking, pony and wagon rides, pig races, farm market, cloggers, music. (706) 273-3838. National Juried Nature & Fine Art Photography Exhibit, Sept. 8-Oct. 14, Richard Low Evans Gallery in the Art Center, Blue Ridge. Amateur and professional original photographic material, including film and digital images. blueridgearts. net. (706) 632-2144. Roopville Homecoming Festival, Sept. 15, downtown, Roopville. An arts, crafts, food and entertainment extravaganza. visitcar (770) 854-8099 War Between the States Day, Sept. 15, Gordon Lee Mansion, Chickamauga. Learn about the Battle of Chickamauga. gordonlee (706) 3754728. NOrtHeASt GeOrGIA mOUNtAINS Crush Fest, Sept. 1, Yonah Mountain Vineyards, Sautee Nacoochee. Grape harvest celebration, 6K Vineyard Run, 2K Trellis Trail Walk/Run, Atlanta Falcons’ drum line, wagon tours, music, food. yonahmountain (706) 878-5522. Folk Pottery Show & Sale, Sept. 1, Folk Pottery Museum, Sautee Nacoochee. Music, HIStOrIC HIGH COUNtrY Appalachian Celtic Festival and Ringgold Highland Games, Sept. 1-2, Emberson Drive, Ringgold. Music, jewelry, ironworks, games. appalachiancelticcon (706) 935-5290. Running Water Powwow, Sept. 1-2, Ridge Ferry Park, Rome. Food, dance and music. (706) 295-5576. Kids’ Catfish Rodeo at Cloudland, Sept. 1-3, Cloudland Canyon State Park, Rising Fawn. Try your hand at catfishing and winning prizes at the park’s catfish pond. (706) 657-4050. Chattahoochee Mountain Fair, Sept. 7-15, Habersham County Fairgrounds, Clarkesville. Carnival, livestock judging, arts and crafts, exhibits, live entertainment. (706) 7686890. 9th Annual Flowery Branch Car Show & Chili Cook-off, Sept. 8, downtown, Flowery Branch. Classic car show, Volkswagen “bug” show, chili cook-off. flowery (770) 967-6371. 10 lake Chatuge Charity Golf Classic, Sept. 14, Brasstown Valley Resort Golf Course, Young Harris. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Towns County Fire Department. (706) 896-4966. GEORGIA MAGAZINE More online at

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Georgia Magazine - September 2012

Georgia Magazine - September 2012
Picture This?
Georgia News
Liberty Notes
Calendar of Events
Georgia's Energy Outlook
Dedicated to duty
Resolved, for good
The 2012 Washington Youth Tour
Focusing on the future
Around Georgia
My Georgia
Georgia Gardens
Georgia Cooks

Georgia Magazine - September 2012