Georgia Magazine - November 2012 - (Page 10)

NOvEMbER 2012 COMpIlEd by vANESSA SCHIll T Veterans honored in annual parade Light up Blue Ridge, Nov. 24, downtown, Blue Ridge. Old-fashioned holiday celebration. (706) 889-7415. Annual Christmas Parade, Nov. 27, downtown, Rome. One of Northwest Georgia’s oldest and largest Christmas parades. rome he 31st Annual Veteran’s Day Parade will wind through the streets of downtown Atlanta Saturday, Nov. 10, beginning at 11:11 a.m. This year’s parade, themed “Welcome Home Iraqi War Veterans,” features U.S. Army veteran, actor and producer Tim Abell as the grand marshall. The parade is hosted by the Georgia Veterans Day Parade Association of Atlanta and is free and open to the public. For more information, call (678) 793-0721 or visit ga —Vanessa Schill NORTHEAST GEORGIA MOUNTAINS Lake Hartwell 50th Anniversary & Art Exhibit, through Nov. 4, The Cornerstone Restaurant, Toccoa. (706) 282-7771. Fun at the Fort, Nov. 2, 16, Fort Yargo State Park, Winder. Learn about life in the late 1700s. (770) 867-3489. 13th Annual Granite City Fall Festival, Nov. 3, downtown, Elberton. Arts, crafts, food, entertainment, granite demonstrations, 4-H Animal Corner. (706) 283-5651. and a million lights. (800) 854-0675. Galleries of East Main Art Walk, Nov. 17, East Main Street, Blue Ridge. blueridge (706) 632-1718. Holiday Art Show and Sale, Nov. 17, Old Courthouse, Blue Ridge. Hand-turned wooden carvings, hand-crafted items. (706) 632-2144. Steel String Session Concert, Nov. 17, Blue Ridge Community Theater, Blue Ridge. Globe-wandering musical multiinstrumentalists from Ducktown, Tenn. perform. (706) 632-9223. Blue Ridge Turkey Trot, Nov. 22, Downtown Blue Ridge City Park, Blue Ridge. All-ages 5K run/walk; proceeds benefit local charities. (727) 458-8556. Light Up the Basin and The Copper Basin Christmas Village, Nov. 23-Dec. 31, downtown, Copperhill and McCaysville. Communities coordinate Christmas-lighting ceremonies, followed by shopping and festivities. (706) 492-6014. “Miracle on 34th Street,” Nov. 23-24, 30-Dec. 1, The Colonnade Center, Ringgold. Live stage play based on the popular movie. (706) 935-9000. Santa Train, Nov. 23-Dec. 24, downtown historic district, Blue Ridge. brscenic. com. (706) 632-8724. “Over the River and Through the Woods,” Nov. 23-25, Nov. 29-Dec. 2, Blue Ridge Community Theater, Blue Ridge. Mirthful story about family that will pull your heartstrings. blueridgecommunity (706) 632-9223. More online at Designates a Civil War event MUlTIplE lOCATIONS Second Annual Holiday Studio Tour & Benefit Sale, Nov. 3, Acworth, Austell, Dallas, Kennesaw, Mableton, Marietta, Powder Springs, Smyrna, Woodstock. Benefits local animal rescue groups. art iststudiotournorthwestatlanta.blogspotcom. (770) 926-3623. Northeast Georgia Arts Tour, Nov. 9-11, Habersham, Rabun, Towns and White counties. Wind through the tour to discover original works of art. (706) 947-1351. Toccoa Harvest Festival, Nov. 3-4, historic downtown, Toccoa. Regional music, homemade and handcrafted items, classic cars, food. (706) 282-3309. Whitewater Release, Nov. 3-4, 10-11, 1718, Tallulah Gorge State Park, Tallulah Falls. (706) 7547891. Tallulah Falls Bluegrass on the Square, Nov. 3, 10, 17, 24, Main Street, Tallulah Falls. Bluegrass music, bonfire. tallulahfallsgeor (706) 754-6040. Civil War Expo, Nov. 9-10, Riverside Park, Helen. Civil War re-enactment features period settlers’ villages, demonstrations and camps. (706) 878-2181. 8th Annual Veterans Day Parade, Nov. 10, Dawsonville. Parade starts at 2 p.m. bit. ly/O2Ojox. (706) 265-6278. Skylake Community Fall Festival, Nov. 10, Skylake Community, Sautee. Art, crafts, music, thrift shop, food. (321) 427-1165. 9th Annual Dahlonega Literary Festival, Nov. 10-11, Dahlonega. Celebration of books and reading, including children’s events and lectures by Georgia authors. Peaceful Valley Artisans Open Studio Tour, Nov. 10-11, off Asbury Mill Road, Cleveland. See artists at work in their studios. (678) 428-3622. Songwriter’s Showcase, Nov. 16, The Promenade of the Arts, Mountain City. Showcases sponsored by The Writer’s Block. (706) 982-4162. Top of Georgia Fall Jamboree, Nov. 1617, Dillard House Conference Center, Dillard. Headlining at the event is Dr. Ralph Stanley. (706) 746-2690. GEORGIA MAGAZINE HISTORIC HIGH COUNTRy Downtown Dalton Holiday Open House, Nov. 1-4, downtown, Dalton. Extended hours, special sales, free parking. (706) 278-3332. 100th Annual Chrysanthemum Show, Nov. 3, Stilesboro Academy, Taylorsville. Mums on display, food, home-baked cakes. (770) 382-7773. Shorter University Chorus Fall Concert, Nov. 6, Brookes Chapel, Shorter University, Rome. The 70-voice mixed ensemble performs. (800) 868-6980. Annual 5K Freedom Run/1 Mile Walk/ Run/Bike Ride, Nov. 10, Tallapoosa. (770) 574-2978. Follow the Star Christmas Bazaar, Nov. 10, Calhoun First Baptist Church, Calhoun. Arts and crafts, vintage cars, bake sale, barbecue. (706) 629-7714. Enchanted Garden of Lights, Nov. 16-Jan. 5, Rock City Gardens, Lookout Mountain. More than 30 holiday scenes 10

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

Georgia Magazine - November 2012
Picture This?
Liberty Notes
Georgia News
Calendar of Events
Festival Guide
Homes for the Holidays
Flip-Flops and Caviar: Winning Georgia Products
More Great Georgia Products
Around Georgia
Lodging and Dining on the North Georgia Art Ramble
My Georgia
Statement of Ownership
Georgia Gardens
Georgia Cooks
More Snapshot Submissions
Second Helping: More Holiday Side Dishes
Plant of the Month
November Online Trivia Contest

Georgia Magazine - November 2012