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Aug31

Dancing Goats FolkFest

Categories // Annual Events, Explore the Ellijays, Arts & Culture, Attractions & Things To Do

Dancing Goats FolkFest

Dancing Goats FolkFest this Sept. 29 and Sept. 30 in Ellijay is a chance to celebrate and preserve the cultural traditions of North Georgia. Self-taught artists new and known will showcase true folk art – the first-born art of Appalachia.

Aug22

Best Fall Festivals and Events in North Georgia in September & October

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Best Fall Festivals and Events in North Georgia in September & October

North Georgia has the best festivals and events in September & October. From Crushing Grapes to Fall fairs and festivals, here are the best events happening in North Georgia. 

Aug22

16th Annual Good Samaritan Catholic Church Flea Market

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16th Annual Good Samaritan Catholic Church Flea Market

 We got a sneak peak at the Good Samaritan Catholic Church's Flea Market that is happening this Friday, September 14 from 8:30-4:00pm and Saturday, September 15 from 8:30-12pm at the Lions Club Fairgrounds. Debbie Slaughter, in charge of organizing the flea market, showed us around the event as volunteers were working hard to get everything set up. They have a lot of clothing for all ages and sizes!

Aug22

Labor Day Weekend in Ellijay

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Labor Day Weekend in Ellijay

Ellijay, we think Labor Day is the best time of year, because Summer fun is still happening and Fall is just starting to kick off. Here is a great break down of all the fun you can have in Ellijay during the Labor Day Holiday: Ellijay Music Fest

Apr25

Reasons to Ride Your Mountain Bike in Ellijay in 2018

Categories // Explore the Ellijays, Outdoor Activities

Reasons to Ride Your Mountain Bike in Ellijay in 2018

Thanks to the hard work of business owners and volunteers, Ellijay is a true mountain bike destination that you must visit. Ellijay continues to provide awesome trails and all the services a Mountain Biker might need, whether you are a beginner or advanced.

Apr24

2018 Election Cycle for Gilmer County

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2018 Election Cycle for Gilmer County

 Gilmer County voters will go the polls on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in the general primary elections. Several elected positions will be on the primary ballots. Of special note will be the three candidate race on the Republican ticket for Gilmer County Post 2 Commissioner.

Apr23

Georgia Apple Blossom Festival

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Georgia Apple Blossom Festival

 In its fifth year, the Georgia Apple Blossom Festival is “all about the local,” according to Karla Haege, event organizer and Tourism Manager for the Gilmer Chamber. This 2018 event, presented by Jasper Coca-Cola Bottling Co. will take place Saturday, May 5 and Sunday, May 6, on Craig Street, which runs parallel to Highway 515 and is in front of the Gilmer Chamber & Welcome Center located at 696 First Ave, East Ellijay.

Apr17

Gilmer Chamber host Chairman's Dinner celebrating the 40th Anniversary

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Gilmer Chamber host Chairman

 On Tuesday, April 10, 2018, 23 past Chairs of the Gilmer Chamber, along with their guests, gathered at the Piedmont Community Center to kickoff the celebration of the chamber’s 40th anniversary.

Apr09

Gilmer Chamber Celebrates 40 Years

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Gilmer Chamber Celebrates 40 Years

 My Dear Fellow Chamber Members, I am honored to be serving as Gilmer Chamber Chairman of the Board during our 40th Anniversary year. While I have not been a member of our great organization all those years, I did work next door to the Chamber office way back in the late 70’s.

Mar28

Ribbon Cutting for Mona's Formalwear

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Ribbon Cutting for Mona

 On Tuesday, March 27, 2018 a Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting was held for Mona’s Formal Wear. Mona’s specializes in prom, pageant and special occasion dress sales. They have tuxedo rentals for any event.

Mar23

Ribbon Cutting for Home Instead Senior Care

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Ribbon Cutting for Home Instead Senior Care

 On Tuesday, March 20, 2018 a ribbon cutting was held for Home Instead Senior Care at the Gilmer Chamber. Home Instead was founded in 1994 and now the Blairsville office serves our area offering dependable, compassionate care on all levels.

Mar23

Ribbon Cutting for Wipe Out Cleaning

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Ribbon Cutting for Wipe Out Cleaning

On Tuesday, March 13, 2018, the Chamber hosted a ribbon cutting for Wipe Out Cleaning. After 25 years in Florida, owner Joy Fitzpatrick, recently moved her business to North Georgia.

Mar22

First Annual Georgia Mountain Needle Arts Festival & Retreat-Ellijay, GA

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First Annual Georgia Mountain Needle Arts Festival & Retreat-Ellijay, GA

 Strings and Stitches Yarn Shoppe and The North Georgia Knitting Guild are proud to present the First Annual Georgia Mountain Needle Arts Festival. This event will take place in Ellijay at the Gilmer County Civic Center, April 27-29.

Mar16

Springtime Fly Fishing in Ellijay, GA

Categories // Explore the Ellijays, Outdoor Activities

Springtime Fly Fishing in Ellijay, GA

 April has always been a fond month for me. Milder weather is always a plus for anglers and guides alike. Just all kinds of activity everywhere, and especially on and in the streams. The rainbow trout are beautifully colored up right now from their spawning activities.

Mar14

March 2018 Network Luncheon

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March 2018 Network Luncheon

 The March Network Luncheon was held on March 8, 2018 and was sponsored by Amicalola EMC. Established in 1940, Amicalola EMC is a not-for profit electric cooperative that serves over 48,000 locations in parts of ten north Georgia counties which include: Bartow, Cherokee, Dawson, Fannin, Forsyth, Gilmer, Gordon, Lumpkin, Murray and Pickens counties.

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