Community Events

North Georgia Talent Search

The Woman's Enrichment Center is excited to announce our Fall Fundraiser. On September 21, 2019 we will be hosting a talent search at THE MAC. Steven Phillips of the Morning Dish at WJUL 97.7 will be serving as our Master of Ceremonies. Guest judges include Lee Knight (Union Co Tax Commissioner) and Kimberly Miller (Chamber of Commerce and UNG Dahlonega).
We are inviting the public to submit auditions. Auditions may be submitted to or dropped off at the Center. There is a $10 entry fee for each submission. A cash prize will be awarded for first ($500), second ($250) and third ($100) place winners. Deadline for audition submissions is August 15, 2019.

Please include with your audition a name and number by which we may contact you. Upon receipt of the $10 entry fee auditions will be reviewed and a limited numbered will be selected to perform on that evening.

Acts will be notified by September 3rd as to whether or not they have been chosen to perform.


Methodist Activity Center

938 Highway 515 w

Blairsville, Geogia 30512

Cherokee Heritage Festival

10:00 am

Enjoy traditional Cherokee dancing, cultural arts demonstrations, storytelling, frybread, singing and flute music.  For kids craft activites, blowgun techniques & a scavenger hunt.  For adults plant walks thru native botanical gardens
Traditional dancing 11:00, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00
Hoop dancing 2:30
Native Plant walks 11:30, 1:30

Location: Cherokee Homestead Exhibit

805 Hwy 64 Business -- adjacent to Old Jail Museum
Hayesville, NC

8th Annual PET Celebration

08:00 am

Operation Care Package

12:00 am

VFW Auxiliary of Hiawassee is in need of Food and Toiletry donations for Operation Care Package. All donations go to our overseas troops.

Food Items such as, crackers, granola bars, gum, mints, oatmeal, ETC.

Toiletries such as hand loation, baby wipes, feminine products, shampoo, ETC

Please send donations to 

VFW Auxillary

PO Box 624

Hiawassee, GA 30546


11:00 am
Andrews Veterinary Clinic will be hosting the Paws-a-Palooza event for Valley River Humane Society at Heritage Park, 1575 Main Street, Andrews, NC, on Saturday, September 28th, from 11am to 4pm. There will be concessions, raffles, auction, & bounce house. VRHS dog adoption fees will be reduced to $45 which includes spay/neuter, micro-chip, vaccines, leash & harness, & lots of love.

Brasstown Manor is Currently Hiring!

12:00 am
Brasstown Manor is currently hiring Facilities Manager (Matienance Supervisor) a Kitchen Cook and a Kitchen Aid. These are full time positions. Please apply in person. For more information, please call Hannah at (706) 896-4285


10:00 am


No pets allowed.

While many vendors accept credit cards, attendees are encouraged to bring cash to pay for tickets and food.

Admission: $5 for adults, $3 for ages 12-17, and free for children under 12.

Applications for craft and food vendors will be available in March.


The Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall

Welcome to The Traveling Wall Oct 3rd-7th. 
Our Wall is a 3/5 scale of the Vietnam Memorial in Washington DC, it stands six feet tall at the center and covers almost 300 feet from end to end.
This Traveling Memorial stands as a reminder of the great sacrifices made during the Vietnam War. It was made for the purpose of helping heal and rekindle friendships and to allow people the opportunity to visit loved ones in their home town who otherwise may not be able to make the trip to Washington. 

Location: Behind the Fannin County Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Bureau

152 Orvin Lance Drive

Blue Ridge, Georgia 30513

Phone: 706-632-5680

Aviators Café!

Take Flight with James and the crew at The Aviator Café at their new location in the brand new Sears Shopping Center in Blairsville! Don't worry, they still have all of your favorite Aviator classics  (Buffalo Chicken Quesadillas, Sunrise Wrap, Avocado BLT Wrap and soups) plus a whole bunch more! They have now added burgers, fries, the Coca-Cola Freestyle drink machine (with almost any drink combo you can imagine) as well as Cold Pressed Nitrogen Infused Coffee, you heard that right.. coffee? The Aviator Cafe is now serving breakfast!


 Sears Shopping Center 45 Home Town Way Suite C in Blairsville 

Visit or call (706) 781-1043.             

 Mon-Thurs 7 AM until 9 PM.   

Fri-Sat 7 AM until 10 PM.                                                         

The Aviator is now open on Sundays from 7 AM - 3 PM. 

Team Trivia @ Copperhead Lodge in Blairsville!

The Copperhead Lodge and Flying Trout Restaurant will host "Team Trivia" from 7 until 8:30 p.m. Team Trivia - general knowledge, music, movies. Fun, fun! Teams of no more than 6 people compete weekly for top prizes. Make sure to go early to grab some dinner at the Flying Trout Restaraunt 

Murphy Farmer Market

09:00 am
Every Saturday from April - October from 9 A.M.-1 P.M. at the L&N Depot. Featuring 100% locally sourced crafts and produce. On any given market day you'll find over 40 vendors featuring fresh veggies, fruits, livestock, bedding plants, native & landscaping plants, jams, jellies, goats milk & cheese, meats, chicken, baked goods, honey, live music and much more.

Union County Farmers Market in Blairsville GA!

08:00 am
Growers and artisans will sell their goods on Saturday from 7 A.M. - 1 P.M. April-October
A local market with items from artisans, beekeepers, bakers, potters, painters, and lots of good things to eat.
Fresh produce right out of the fields.  Don't Miss It!

Blue Ridge Farmers Market

08:00 am
Downtown Market Blue Ridge.. 8 a.m. until noon. Setting up each Saturday April-October in front of the court house, weather permitting. They will have lots of wonderful vendors this year offering local honey, baked goods, produce, handmade arts and crafts, hand crafted furniture and much more.

Brasstown Farmers Market

09:00 am
 Brasstown's Farmer's Market will be open from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Held every Wednesday in downtown Brasstown April-October. Local Farmers and craftsfolk will showcase their produce and wares.