Nov23

Guest Blog: Kris Kringle

Written by // Josh Waisler Categories // Trip Ideas, Festivals & Events

Guest Blog: Kris Kringle

We were surprised to get a letter from the North Pole a few days ago, from the big man in red himself! Read below to see what Santa Claus has to say to the kids of Dahlonega!

Nov01

HemlockFest: A Wonderful Whitmanesque Weekend

Written by // Josh Waisler Categories // Arts & Live Music, Festivals & Events

HemlockFest: A Wonderful Whitmanesque Weekend

HemlockFest is a three-day music and arts festival put on by the Lumpkin County Coalition to raise funds and awareness for the preservation of Georgia's hemlock trees, as well as the reinvigoration of its native chestnut tree.

Oct18

Gold Rush Days Festival

Written by // Josh Waisler Categories // Festivals & Events

Gold Rush Days Festival

Gold Rush Days celebrates the spirit of Dahlonega's mining days in the heart of the town as it is today. Read more to find out what makes this festival weekend so special!

Every year the City of Dahlonega is home to one of the Southeast’s most popular events – Gold Rush Days, which takes place this year on the 20th and 21st of October. Featuring a weekend full of family fun and old-fashioned events, Gold Rush has essentially become Dahlonega’s signature event, and it’s going strong in its 64th year.

Aug06

Introducing the "Dahlonega Plateau"

Written by // David Zunker Categories // Trip Ideas, Sip & Dine, Misc

Introducing the

For lovers of wine and wineries, Dahlonega is now at the center of the Dahlonega Plateau American Viticultural Area (AVA) -- thanks to a federal designation that speaks to geography, geology, climate, and the ability of vineyards in this area to grow grapes that produce great wine.

 

Jul27

Hunchback of Notre Dame @ The Holly

Written by // David Zunker Categories // Arts & Live Music, Trip Ideas, Festivals & Events, Misc

Hunchback of Notre Dame @ The Holly

A powerful new play is coming to The Holly in downtown Dahlonega. Hunchback of Notre Dame will dig deep to explore "What Makes the Monster and What Makes the Man". This play contains a deep, philosophical message, but still audiences will enjoy a richly entertaining performance with a huge cast. "Hunchback" is setting a new standard for The Holly -- set design and technical aspects of the production are at higher levels than ever before. And the voices, raining down from the rafters will astonish you. We had a chance to interview technical director and production manager Patrick Rose for this blog. Patrick Rose2

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