Dec04

Start Your Day with Santa's Dahlonega Dash 5k!

Written by // Kristyn Iodice Categories // Festivals & Events

Start Your Day with Santa's Dahlonega Dash 5k!

Getting ready for the fun and festivities of the Holiday season? Come enjoy one of your beautiful December mornings in Dahlonega, where we will be presenting the inaugural Santa’s Dahlonega Dash 5K race.

Santa’s Dahlonega Dash, is being presented by the Sigma Chi Fraternity at the University of North Georgia in Dahlonega. The 5K will take place around University of North Georgia’s Gen. William "Lipp" Livsey Drill Field at 9am with day of registration beginning at 8am.All of their proceeds will be given to Lumpkin County Family Connections in an attempt to provide less fortunate families of Dahlonega with a more enjoyable and comfortable Christmas season.

Dec02

There’s absolutely nothing like Christmas in Dahlonega, Georgia.

Written by // David Zunker Categories // Festivals & Events

There’s absolutely nothing like Christmas in Dahlonega, Georgia.

We could end the entire conversation there, but you probably want some details, right? And perhaps you might need to be convinced.

Well, we could start with the fact that Dahlonega’s Old Fashioned Christmas has been around for longer than most folks can remember; that the hundreds of thousands of lights all around the city’s historic Square are lit, all at once, at exactly 6 pm on Friday, November 27, and those lights stay shimmering bright throughout the holiday season and even into January of next year. Merchants stay open late on weekends for shopping convenience, luminarias are lit on Friday, December 4 and The Historic Holly Theater, Dahlonega’s delightfully intimate and acoustically perfect performance space will host the perennial favorite Miracle on 34th Street throughout the month of December.

Nov19

Celebrate Thanksgiving in the Mountains

Written by // Kristyn Iodice Categories // Misc

Celebrate Thanksgiving in the Mountains

Looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city this Thanksgiving? Hop in the car with the family and take a short drive to Dahlonega for a relaxing day in the mountains.

Nov15

Croon at the Moon

Written by // David Zunker Categories // Arts & Live Music

Croon at the Moon

On Friday and Saturday nights at the Crimson Moon, when the music downstairs stops, the music upstairs begins. It’s a smooth transition, from some of the Southeast’s best bluegrass and folk rock on the main stage, to a somewhat lounge-y piano-and-lounge-crooner mix in a comfy bar ambiance.

Nov03

Last Weekend to Catch the Little Shop of Horrors at the Historic Holly Theater

Written by // Kristyn Iodice Categories // Arts & Live Music

Last Weekend to Catch the Little Shop of Horrors at the Historic Holly Theater

It’s a plant! It’s a flower! It’s a mean, green monster from outer space!?

A deviously delicious Broadway and Hollywood sci-fi musical, Little Shop of Horrors has devoured the hearts of theatre-goers for over 30 years and now it hits the stage of Dahlonega’s historic Holly Theater! The meek floral assistant Seymour Krelborn stumbles across a new breed of plant he names “Audrey II” – after his coworker crush. This R&B carnivore promises unending fame and fortune to the down and out Krelbourn, as long as he keeps feeding it – blood. Over time, Seymour discovers Audrey II’s out-of-this-world “roots” and intent towards global domination.

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