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
706-635-4528

Light Up Ellijay

Christmas TreeAs Thanksgiving ends, the Christmas season is just beginning and what better way to start the season than seeing the annual lighting of Ellijay’s Christmas tree? Visit the square in downtown Ellijay on November 27, 2010 from 6 PM to 10 PM to enjoy the beautiful Christmas decor and see the lighting of this year’s Christmas tree.

For more information about this event, contact the Gilmer Chamber of Commerce 706-635-7400.

Thanksgiving Feast

ThanksgivingIf you have no particular plans for Thanksgiving this year, you may want to consider going to the Martyn House for their Farm to Table Thanksgiving Feast on November 25, 2010 from 3 PM to 6 PM. Author and Chef Heather Antonelli is back by popular demand. There will be many tasty traditional and international delicacies on the menu.

Thanksgiving dinner will be $65 per person. You must have reservations and seating is limited so contact the Martyn House at 706-635-4759 soon!

Author and Chef Heather Antonelli will be at the L & L Beanery in Blue Ridge, Georgia on November 24, 2010 at 2 PM for a book signing. Stop by to get your personalized copy of her cookbook haute n the kitchen.

The Martyn House is located at:
912 Flat Branch Road
Ellijay, Georgia

2nd Saturday Block Party

Visiting downtown Ellijay on the 2nd Saturday of the month is sure to be a lot of fun as there will be a party going on! The 2nd Saturday Block Party featuring Three Rivers Music Jam is happening on November 13, 2010 from 5 PM to 10 PM. Stores on the square will be open late, food vendors will have plenty of food available and live music will be playing starting at 7 PM. Sounds like the ingredients for a good time! Admission is free so gather your friends and family and come on by to enjoy the evening.

The next party will be happening on December 11, 2010.

Photos with Santa

Photo op with Santa ClausBring your children to Photocentric Studios in East Ellijay, GA on November 12, 2010 from 4 PM to 8 PM and November 13, 2010 from 11 AM to 3 PM to have their pictures taken with Santa Claus. Santa will be seated by a cozy fireplace in the Great Room of a beautifully decorated log cabin. The setting is perfect for the warm comfy Christmas feeling.

The sitting fee is $10 and includes 1 – 4″ x 6″ print. Additional photos will be available in a limited supply for $5 each. Arrangements can be made at the event to purchase additional photos and merchandise. For more information and details, call 706-635-photo.

Photocentric Studios is located in the lower level of the Rocky Mountain Log Home model in Highland Crossing in East Ellijay.
585 Highland Crossing
Ellijay, Georgia

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