Three Rivers Music Jam

Join the party in downtown Ellijay, Georgia on September 3, 2011 with the Three Rivers Music Jam. It will be a great evening of live music, food and fun. Listen to the live music of the Mike Watson Band, a band noted for their blues music but offer a variety of music from original songs to covers of Merle Haggard, Lynyrd Skynard, and BB King just to name a few.

The Three Rivers Music Jam will be happening from 6 PM to 10 PM in the City Parking Lot on River Street. Admission is free.

Town Hall Meeting

Georgia Senators Johnny Isakson and Saxby Chambliss will be having a town hall meeting in the gym at the North Georgia Christian Academy in Ellijay, Georgia on August 20, 2011 at 10 AM. They will give brief updates on things going on in Congress and spend the remainder of the time answering questions from citizens. This event is open to the public and all are encouraged to attend.

North Georgia Christian Academy
191 Harold Pritchett Road
Ellijay, GA

CC Morgan in Concert

CC Morgan will be performing in Ellijay, Georgia on August 5, 2011 from 7 PM to 10 PM as part of the Ellijay Under the Stars Concert Series. The concert will be held at the Ellijay Marketplace (old Plymart building).

CC Morgan is a Southern Rock/Country band from North Georgia whose influences include Merle Haggard, Waylon Jennings, and Lynyrd Skynyrd just to name a few.

Bring your own lawn chairs and tables and tickets are $5 per person at the gate or you can purchase a table for 8 for $60 or a table for 6 for $45. Food and beverages are allowed so pack your picnic basket full of your favorites and come on out for a great evening of music. There are only 100 tables available so reserve your space early. For more information and reservations, call 706-698-1275.

Ellijay Marketplace is located at:
515 River St.
Ellijay, GA

2011 4th of July Celebration

2011 4th of July CelebrationVisit downtown Ellijay, Georgia on the 4th of July, 2011 for a star spangled celebration. Enjoy the afternoon visiting the local stores as well as the craft and snack vendors that will be set up for the day. A parade will take place at 6 PM. A free concert will be offered at the Three Rivers Music Jam featuring the band Kharisma. Finish your celebration off right with the fireworks show happening after dark.

If you are interested in participating in the parade, contact the parade coodinator at 706-635-2782.

Have a happy and safe 4th of July!

Boys and Girls Club April Classes

The Boys and Girls Club of Gilmer County will be offering the following classes in the month of April. These how tos will be held at the Gilmer County Civic Center in Ellijay, Georgia.

April 19, 2011Money Smart Class – This class offers ways to save money, the importance of a checking account, ways to keep track of your spending and more. The class is from 9 AM to 12 Noon.

April 26, 2011Nutrition How To – This class teaches how to prepare grocery lists, eat nutritious meals on a budget, portion control, and even more. This class is from 9 AM to 12 Noon.

Classes are free but registration is required. Call 706-635-4426 for more information.

Gilmer County Civic Center is located at:
1561 South Main St.
Ellijay, GA

Wine Tasting

WineEnjoy a Wine Tasting at Appalachian Beverage in East Ellijay, Georgia on April 21, 2011 at 7 PM. Justin Taylor, 3rd generation of a family of Australian winemakers, will be presenting 8 of his family’s wines in the Wine Tasting Room at Appalachian Beverage.

Admission is $15 per person. Seating is limited so reservations are required. Call 706-515-WINE (9463) to reserve your spot!

Appalachian Beverage is located at:
399 Mountain View Dr.
East Ellijay, GA

Passion Play

Jesus on the CrossAs part of your Easter celebration, visit The First Baptist Church of Ellijay, Georgia to see their Passion Play. The performances will be held at the First Baptist Church of Ellijay on April 22, 2011 at 7 PM, April 23, 2011 at 3 PM and 7 PM, and April 24, 2011 at 6 PM.

For more information and details on this event, call 706-635-5611.

First Baptist Church of Ellijay is located at:
164 Dalton St.
Ellijay, GA