What’s Happening This Week

Week of  January 14 – 20, 2019

Winter clouds add beauty to just driving around.  Here are some of the events happening in our area this week.

Card Making Workshop – Wednesday, January 16, 1 – 3 pm, Towns County Public Library, Hiawassee *
“Close to my Heart” Consultant, June Gottlieb will provide instruction and materials for making 2 Christmas cards with envelopes for $7. Samples available at the library.

Musical– Thursday – Sunday, January 17 – 20, 7 pm Thursday – Saturday, 2 pm Sunday, Blue Ridge Community Theater, Blue Ridge *
“Mary Poppins” – presented by Sunny D Children’s Theater.

Concert – Friday, January 18, 8 pm, Glenn-McGinnis Hall at Young Harris College
As part of the YHC High School Honor Band Clinic, the Ringgold High School Wind Symphony will provide a free concert that’s open to the public.

Planetarium Show – Friday, January 18, 8 pm, Rollins Planetarium, Young Harris College *
“Phantom of the Universe” – From the journey of protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider to close-up views of the Big Bang, this new full-dome show is designed to immerse audiences in the search for dark matter.

Concert – Friday, January 18, 7 pm at John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, NC ^
Aaron O’Rourke began teaching and performing on mountain dulcimer at the age of 16. In a short period of time, Aaron became one of the headlining names at dulcimer camps and traditional music events across the US.

Felting Class – Saturday, January 19, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm, Lasso the Moon Alpaca Farm, Blairsville *
Learn to felt using alpaca fiber from our alpacas at Lasso the Moon Alpaca Farm.  This one day class will teach you all the basics needed to finish a gorgeous scarf using loads of textures, including mohair locks, dyed silks, silk hankies, bamboo, fire star, suri alpaca locks & dyed alpaca fiber from our animals. $99 covers farm to table lunch & all materials needed for the day.

Concert – Saturday, January 19, 12:30 pm, Glenn-McGinnis Hall at Young Harris College
As part of the YHC High School Honor Band Clinic, the YHC Concert Band will provide a free concert that’s open to the public.

Concert – Saturday, January 19, 6:30 pm, Glenn-McGinnis Hall at Young Harris College.
As part of the YHC High School Honor Band Clinic, the YHC High School Honor Band will provide a free concert that’s open to the public.

Dancing– Saturday, January 19, 7:30 – 10:00 pm at John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, NC *
Like a contra dance, each English Country dance is made up of short, fun, easy-to-learn figures.  If you are a beginner and want to learn what English Country dancing is all about, be sure to come to the first half. The second half will include slightly more challenging dances for those with more dance experience.

^ A donation is requested for this event.
* There is a charge for this event.

More details are available at these websites.

Blairsville & Union Country – http://members.visitblairsvillega.com/events
Towns Country – http://mountaintopga.chambermaster.com/events/search?
Blue Ridge – http://www.blueridgemountains.com/cgi-bin/eventshow2.pl
John C. Campbell Folk School – http://folkschool.org/