Bake Sales and Fundraisers

On December 11, 2010 from 10 AM to 3 PM, there will be a Toys for Tots Literacy fundraiser going on at Chic-fil-A in East Ellijay . Help a child in need during the holidays. For information contact 706-698-4877.

On December 11 and 18, 2010, stop by the Tractor Supply, 709 1st Ave. in East Ellijay where you can purchase some tasty baked goods and help raise money for the Pet Bowl Food Pantry. This organization works in conjunction with Meals on Wheels, helping to provide food for pets owned by elderly and disabled people who are on fixed incomes and have trouble providing for them.

On December 17 from 11 AM to 6 PM and December 18, 2010 from 10 AM to 5 PM, the Good Samaritan Catholic Church, 55 Church St., Ellijay, is holding their annual Cookie Walk in their parish hall. This fundraiser is to help them raise money for renovations for the church.

Silver Bells and Diamonds

Silver BellsThe Gilmer Arts and Heritage Association (GAHA) presents to you, Silver Bells and Diamonds, a holiday show performed by The Diamonds. This show combines high energy holiday musical favorites with classic tunes of the 50’s and 60’s. The Diamonds bring their signature vocal harmonies and engaging stage presence to the Ellijay Elementary auditorium on December 18, 2010 at 7:30 PM.

Tickets for this event range from $10 to $34. Contact 706-635-5605 to get more information and details about this show.

Ellijay Elementary School is located at:
32 McCutchen St.
Ellijay, Georgia

Apple Mountain Art Center

Comedy-TragedyTheater is coming to downtown Ellijay! Opening this winter is the new Apple Mountain Art Center. This theater is being opened by John Christian who has been running arts organizations in Cobb County for over 20 years. The theater will have a 180 seat auditorium, a 24 foot movie screen, a dance studio, a fine art studio, a portrait studio, and rooms for lessons in art and music. There will be a gallery with art and antiques for sale along with a full concession area serving ice cream, coffees, and other tasty treats.

A Christmas Carol will be performed by the Apple Mountain Playhouse on December 10, 11, and 12, 2010 at Ellijay Elementary School. Showtimes are Friday and Saturday evening, 7:30 PM and Sunday matinee at 3 PM. Call 706-502-4292 for more information.

Ellijay Elementary School is located at:
32 McCutchen St.
Ellijay, GA

Festival of Trees 2010

Christmas OrnamentDon’t miss Gilmer County’s annual Festival of Trees at the Gilmer County Public Library going on now! Many participants from around the community set up Christmas trees following the year’s theme. It truly is a joy to see all the beautiful, whimsical, and unique Christmas trees set up all around the library.

Gilmer County Public Library is located at:
268 Calvin Jackson Dr.
Ellijay, GA