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What’s Happening This Week

Week of   August 10 – 16, 2020

A spider’s web is woven among blueberry bushes. Even though many events have been postponed or canceled due to COVID-19 (including the Georgia Mountain Fair), one can still enjoy nature in the mountains.  More activities are being scheduled, but it is best to check before attending.

Farmers Market – Tuesday, August 11, 2 – 5 pm, Union County Farmers Market, Blairsville (706-439-6043)
Local farmers sell their produce and homemade products.

Music – Thursday, August 13, 6 pm to dusk, Horseshoe Bend Park in Mineral Bluff (706-632-5680)
“Pickin’ in Horseshoe Bend” – everyone welcome to pick and/or listen. Music Jams start around 6:00 PM. Bring a lawn chair, your instrument, your picnic dinner, and enjoy. Weather permitting.

Farmers Market – Saturday, August 15, 7 am – 1 pm, Farmer’s Market, Blairsville (706-439-6043)
Growers and artisans will sell their goods at the Union County Farmer’s Market – a local market with lots of good things to eat. Fresh produce right out of the fields.

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

More details and other events can be found at these websites:

Blairsville & Union Country  –http://members.visitblairsvillega.com/events

Towns Country – http://golakechatuge.chambermaster.com/events/

Blue Ridge – http://www.blueridgemountains.com/cgi-bin/eventshow2.pl