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What’s Happening This Week

Week of  March 30 – April 5, 2020

Spring flowers are blooming all over.  Even though many events have been postponed or canceled due to efforts to limit the spread of the coronavirus, beautiful colors can be seen driving through the mountains. It is best to check before attending the events listed below.

Plein Air Painting – Thursday, April 2, 2 – 5 pm, ArtWorks, Hiawassee (706-896-0932)
Meet at ArtWorks and leave at 2 pm for a local scenic spot to spend a fun afternoon painting with other artists. All media welcome. Bring supplies and equipment you can carry. Some walking on uneven ground may be required.  Remember to bring some water and a hat. During winter months, we paint as long as afternoon temperature is at least 50 degrees.

Food – Sunday, April 5, 12 noon – 5 pm, Trailful Outdoors, Co, Hiawassee (706-521-4453)
Enjoy a free pour-over coffee every Sunday at from our Trailful ’73 VW Camper! Come by to hang out, find a great local hike, or just grab a cup and go on the way to your adventures. Every Sunday at Trailful in downtown Hiawassee.

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

More details are available at these websites.

Blairsville & Union Country –
Towns Country –
Blue Ridge –
John C. Campbell Folk School –