City of Ellijay Georgia – Gilmer County GA

Sherlock Holmes Night

Sherlock HolmesStep back in time to a dark, foggy night in Victorian London as you listen and learn about the stories of Sherlock Holmes at Gilmer Arts and Heritage (GAHA) in Ellijay, Georgia on April 8, 2011 at 6 PM. Find out just what keeps Sherlock Holmes so intriguing. As you listen, you can dine on some tasty English fare being catered by Cantaberry Restaurant.

Tickets are $15. For more information and to RSVP, contact 706-635-5605.

Gilmer Arts and Heritage is located at:
207 Dalton St.
Ellijay, GA

Apple Blossom Tour

Apple BlossomsVisit R & A Orchards in Ellijay, Georgia on April 2 – 3, 2011 to take a Free wagon ride through the apple orchard to enjoy the beautiful Apple Blossoms. The tours will start at 10 AM and run every hour on the hour until 5 PM. Don’t forget to bring your camera to capture the trees in bloom!

While you are there, make sure to pick up some of the homemade canned goods. They have jams and jellies, salsas, salad dressings, dried apples and so much more.

R & A Orchards is located 4.5 miles east of Ellijay out Highway 52 at:
5505 Hwy. 52 East
Ellijay, GA

Spring Fling

Bring the family out to the parking lot of Gold’s Gym in Ellijay, Georgia for the Spring Fling on Saturday, April 2, 2011. You can cheer your favorite teams on in the 5K race that starts at 9 AM and the Tot Trot that starts at 10:30 AM. There will be many fun things going on during the day including an auto show, pony rides, music, games and plenty of food. This event is a fundraiser being brought to you by Gold’s Gym and the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life.

For more information on this event, call 706-653-3488 or stop by the gym.

Gold’s Gym is located at:
449 Industrial Blvd.
Ellijay, GA

Casino Night at GAHA

CasinoJoin Gilmer Arts and Heritage for a night of fun and gaming at Casino Night-Masquerade in the Mountains on February 26, 2011 beginning at 7 PM. Dress up in your favorite costume and try your luck at Black Jack, Poker, Texas Hold ’em, Craps, and Roulette. There will be hors d’ouevres and drinks, raffles and prizes.

Tickets are $50 per person. For more information and details contact 706-635-5605.

You can sponsor a gaming table for just $175. Included in the sponsorship is 2 tickets and a sign with your business name at one of the gaming tables. There will be a table in the GAHA gallery with all sponsors’ literature on it and a news article will be written about the evening with a mention of all sponsors. This is a fun way to promote your business.

Gilmer Arts and Heritage is located at:
207 Dalton St.
Ellijay, Georgia

Richard J. Tracey – Mystery Author

The author of mystery novel, The Fairfield Murders, Richard J. Tracey will be speaking at The Gilmer Center of Dalton State College on February 24, 2011 at 7 PM.

This engagement is Free and open to the public. Seating is available on a first come-first serve basis. For more information and details on this event, call 706-635-1260.

Dalton State College – Gilmer Center is located at:
103 Dalton St.
Ellijay, Georgia

Mardi Gras in the Mountains

Mardi Gras in the MountainsMardi Gras in the Mountains will take place at the Chattahoochee Technical College in Jasper, Georgia on March 5, 2011 from 6:30 PM to 11:30 PM. This gala is a charity event with an evening of fine dining, good music, and a silent auction.

You can vote for King and Queen of the Mountains by making a donation. Each dollar you donate will count as one vote. You can see the nominees and cast your votes at The winners will be announced at the gala.

Tickets for the evening’s event are $85 per person. For more information and details, contact 1-800-692-7199 or 706-253-4100.

This event is being hosted by Georgia Mountains Hospice, the Ellijay and Jasper Councils of the Knights of Columbus, and the Rotary Club of Jasper and proceeds will go to benefit these fine organizations.

Chattahoochee Technical College is located at:
100 Campus Dr.
Jasper, GA

February Sewing Classes

Sewing can be beneficial and also fun! There are 2 different sewing classes coming up in February at Oh Say Can you Sew.

February 8, 2011 from 1 PM to 3 PM – A Rickrack and Ribbon flowers class.

February 12, 2011 from 10 AM to 4 PM – A Victorian Heirloom Blouse.

Contact Oh Say Can you Sew at 706-276-7326 to find out more information, details, and to sign up for these classes.

The store is located at:
941 Maddox Dr. Suite 214
East Ellijay, Georgia