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Apr03

The True Story of That "Bear on the Square."

Written by // Chris Worick Categories // Festivals & Events, History & Heritage

The True Story of That

For the past twenty years, Dahlonega's annual "Bear on the Square" Mountain Music Festival has continued to attract more featured events and visitors every year.  As the town prepares to celebrate its 21st Bear on the Square weekend, here's the story behind its origins.

Mar29

Brides! Mark your Calendar for the “I Do” in Dahlonega Wedding Expo

Written by // Brianna Lawson Categories // Trip Ideas, Festivals & Events, Misc

Brides! Mark your Calendar for the “I Do” in Dahlonega Wedding Expo

Planning a wedding is a special time in a woman’s life as she prepares to say “I Do” to the love of her life, best friend, and partner in crime. Researching wedding venues, photographers, florists, and more can take so much time and energy, especially when you don’t know who you’re meeting until you get there to see their work and get a vibe for whether or not their personality fits your wedding style.

Mar20

Calling all Book Lovers!

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

Calling all Book Lovers!

This might be urban legend, although it comes from a good friend, whom I trust. But that friend has a wacky sense of humor, so you never know. She claims that Rita Mae Brown, renowned and prolific writer of popular fiction, and noted horse person, has an employee managing her stables – whose name is … wait for it … Page Turner.

Mar15

Celebrate Like the Irish: Spend St. Patrick’s Day in Downtown Dahlonega!

Written by // Brianna Lawson Categories // Arts & Live Music, Trip Ideas, Festivals & Events, Sip & Dine

Celebrate Like the Irish: Spend St. Patrick’s Day in Downtown Dahlonega!

How will you be celebrating St. Patrick’s Day? St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Friday this year, so make weekend plans to celebrate in downtown Dahlonega. There are a few celebrations happening here in town, so be sure to participate in them all!

Feb24

Chief White House Calligrapher Coming to Dahlonega

Written by // David Zunker Categories // Misc

Chief White House Calligrapher Coming to Dahlonega

When was the last time you took a real close look at your handwriting?

Chances are, when you do, it’s not going to be pretty. Most of us simply scrawl and don’t think much of it and we thank heavens for keyboards, so we can communicate legibly.

Not so with Pat Blair.

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