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Nov12

Light Up Ellijay

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A Small Town Holiday Celebration

Light Up Ellijay

Every year on the Friday after Thanksgiving, this year November 23, Downtown Ellijay hosts a small town holiday celebration. 

Nov11

Top 10 Things To Do in the Winter in Ellijay

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Top 10 Things To Do in the Winter in Ellijay

Winter is one of the best times to visit Ellijay, Georgia. Make plans to bundle up and explore a place where both forests and fireplaces beckon, about 80 miles north of Atlanta and 65 miles from Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Nov11

5 Ways to Celebrate the End of Prohibition in Ellijay

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5 Ways to Celebrate the End of Prohibition in Ellijay

On December 5, 1933 the 21st Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is ratified, repealing the 18th Amendment and bringing an end to the era of national prohibition of alcohol in America. In honor of this date in history, we thought of a few ways that you can celebrate in Ellijay.

Oct01

Best Fall Activities You Must Do in Ellijay

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Best Fall Activities You Must Do in Ellijay

Fall is the best time to visit the North Georgia mountains. We have put together a list of the best Fall Activities to experience in Ellijay. From the Georgia Apple Festival to senic views, this list will give you great things to do in the Fall.

Aug31

Dancing Goats FolkFest

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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

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

Mar14

The Best Things To Do for Spring Break in Ellijay

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The Best Things To Do for Spring Break in Ellijay

Do you need some fun, kid-friendly activities for Spring Break? We have the best list of things to do for your family! Enjoy the new flavors just in time for spring at Abby's Ice Cream and Frozen Yogurt including Georgia Peach, Rainbow Brite Twist, Valencia Orange, Pink Lemonade and more! Try the April flavor of the month, Scout’s Honor--a mint ice cream with Oreo cookie balls & chocolate chips at MooBears Ice Cream & Treatery!

Feb14

2018 Spring Wine Highway Week in North Georgia

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2018 Spring Wine Highway Week in North Georgia

The Winegrowers Association of Georgia is sponsoring its annual Wine Highway Week beginning Saturday March 16th through Sunday March 25, 2018. This is a great way to see and experience the views and wonderful wines of Northeast Georgia. Our wineries offer great wines that are grown and produced here in Georgia, many of which have won local, regional, national and international awards.

Feb14

Gibbs Gardens Daffodil ColorFest Kicks off March 1

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Gibbs Gardens Daffodil ColorFest Kicks off March 1

Gibbs Gardens 7th Annual Daffodil ColorFest bursts on the scene when more than 50 acres of blooming daffodils create a feast for the senses—beginning in March and continuing through mid-April.

Feb12

Do you have Springer Fever?

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Do you have Springer Fever?

Are you suffering from an uncontrollable urge to sleep outdoors, eat trail mix and tromp around the woods wearing a backpack? If so, it sounds like you have a case of “Springer fever.” The illness strikes thousands of outdoors enthusiasts each year, and the best cure is to pull on your hiking boots and hit the trail.

Jan28

Celebrate Love in Ellijay this Valentine's Day

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Celebrate Love in Ellijay this Valentine

Valentine's Day is just around the corner and love is in the air.

Let's start with a love story...

Jan16

Engelheim Vineyards Earns 4 Medals in the 2018 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

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Engelheim Vineyards Earns 4 Medals in the 2018 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

Engelheim Vineyards earned four medals this year at the largest competition of american wines, the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition. All four medals were for their estate grown wines.

Oct04

Apple Items You Must Get at the Georgia Apple Festival

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Apple Items You Must Get at the Georgia Apple Festival

It wouldn't be the a visit to the Georgia Apple Festival unless you left with something apple from Ellijay, GA. Fortunately the Georgia Apple Festival offers many great apple items, even if you don't eat apples there is something for everyone! 

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