Vertical Gardening Class

Sign up for an evening class in Vertical Gardening at the Mountain Ridge Garden Center in Ellijay, Georgia on July 24, 2012 from 6 PM to 8 PM. Learn how to plant a pallet to hang on your wall. Enjoy some finger foods and wine as you learn this fast growing trend.

Cost for the class is $35 and this includes all supplies. Payment is due the night of the class. RSVP soon as class space is limited! For more information and to RSVP, call 706-698-2815.

Mountain Ridge Garden Shop
746 River St.
Ellijay, GA

Benefit for Jamayla “Shay” Nelson

This benefit is being hosted by family and friends of Jamayla “Shay” Nelson on July 21, 2012 at 4 PM and offers a cake auction, live auction, and  dinner and dessert will be available. Ms. Nelson is only 27 years old and has been diagnosed with a rare form of bone cancer. Chemotheraphy has found to be a fruitless endeavor and she has undergone 2 major surgeries with possibly more to come. All proceeds from this special event will go to help offset medical and other bills while she is recovering from surgery.

The event is being held at the North Georgia Christian Academy in Ellijay, Georgia. For more information, call 706-276-1989.

North Georgia Christian Academy
191 Harold Pritchett Rd.
Ellijay, GA

2012 Gilmer County Fair

2012 Gilmer County FairSummertime in Ellijay, Georgia means the Gilmer County Fair is coming soon. The 2012 fair will be here at the Ellijay Lions Club from August 7 – 11. There are 3 different divisions for exhibits – Elementary, Youth, and Adult with categories in Agriculture, Crafts, Food, Canning, Baking, Sewing, Needlework, Art, Photography, and Quilting and 10 different categories for the Elementary division. New this year is a Flowers category for all age groups.The agriculture shows will be held on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, August 7, 8, and 9 and will feature poultry, sheep, lambs, and goats. Don’t miss visiting the back building for the local booths and petting the animals in the petting zoo.

The fair will be open 6 PM to 11 PM on Tuesday through Thursday and 6 PM to 12 PM on Friday and Saturday. Admission is $3 for adults, $2 for students, and children under 6 are Free. You can purchase an armband for $20 that is good for all of the rides. Bring in an old pair of glasses, a cell phone or hearing aid and get $1 off admission (limit 1 per person).

The Ellijay Lions Club
1729 S. Main St.
Ellijay, GA