Articles tagged with: community

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!

Mar02

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.

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.

Dec02

The Dahlonega General Store Has a Warming Feel of Simpler Times

Written by // UNG English Department Categories // Trip Ideas, History & Heritage, Shopping

The Dahlonega General Store Has a Warming Feel of Simpler Times

Nestled in North Georgia’s Blue Ridge Mountains sits the small town of Dahlonega.  The site of our nation’s first gold rush in 1828, the city is filled with history and tradition.  The Historic Public Square has kept its timeless feel and character alive with its historical presence, significance, and architecture. The original courthouse, built in 1836, still stands in the center of the square, and the General Store, once a crucial aspect of life in Dahlonega, stands across from it.

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Recently engaged? Make plans to attend our "I Do" in Dahlonega Wedding Expo on Sun, April 2, from 1-5pm. Learn more: https://t.co/CJC9bzqJDF

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