What’s Happening This Week

Week of November 13 – 19, 2017

Even when leaves have fallen from the trees they are still pretty. Here are some of the many events happening in our area this week.

Dancing – Tuesday, November 14, 7 pm at John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, NC
Free introduction to Contra, Square and Circle Dances to live music.

Concert – Thursday, November 16, 7 pm at John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, NC ^
Geoff Hohwald & Rick Taylor will be singing and playing singing and playing banjo, guitar, and mandolin.

Gardening – Friday, November 17, 10 – 11:30 am, The Georgia Mountain Research & Education Center, Blairsville
Seedsaving for Newbies – the speaker will be Mike Watkins, proprietor of Heavenly Seed, LLC., formerly of the Foundation Seed Program at Clemson University. Did you grow a fabulous heirloom tomato that you would like to grow again? Come to this seminar to learn the proper methods of seed-saving, as well as the materials you might need to save your own heirloom seeds.

Musical – November 17 – 19, Friday & Saturday, 6:30 pm, Sunday, 2:30 pm, Union County School Fine Arts Center, Blairsville *
The Sound of Music will be performed by Union County High School students.

Planetarium Show – Friday, November 17, 7 pm, Rollins Planetarium, Young Harris College *
7:00 pm – Skies Over Georgia: Featuring a live presenter and using the planetarium’s digital and optical star projectors to their fullest, this traditional star show allows audiences to explore the heavens as they appear above the mountains of North Georgia.

Arts & Crafts – Saturday, November 18, 9 am – 4 pm, North Georgia Technical College, Blairsville
Mistletoe Markert – an indoor arts and crafts festival with 50 vendors, sponsored by the Mountain Regional Arts and Crafts Guild

Arts & Crafts – Saturday & Sunday, November 18 & 19, 10 am – 6 pm, Blue Ridge Mountain Arts Association, Blue Ridge
Come shop for that perfect creative and unique holiday gift. Hundreds of items will be on sale, all made from one of our artists- jewelry, pottery, painting and more. Opening reception will be November 19th, 6-9 pm.

Music – Saturday, November 18, 6:30 – 9:30 pm, Music Barn, Mountain View Campground, Blairsville *
Dr. Paul Constantine will perform Americana-style music

Music – Saturday, November 18, 7 – 9 pm, Mountain Home Music Theater, Blairsville *
The Mountain Home Music Band with Billy Nicholson & Barry Evans and the Berrongs will perform.

Dance – Saturday, November 18, 8 – 11 pm at John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, NC *
Contra dance with Bob Dalsemer & Charlotte Crittenden with Ed Baggott and Elsie Peterson on fiddle and piano.

^ 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 – https://folkschool.org/event.php?event_type_id=1