Christmas, and the entire holiday season, in Dahlonega and Lumpkin County is magical, and national media is noticing. A recent article in Southern Living Magazine – the same Southern Living that called Dahlonega the “Napa of the South” for its burgeoning wine industry, including wineries, wine tasting rooms, and a new Zac Brown-branded distillery – recommended Dahlonega as a Christmas destination not to be missed.
Fall is fast approaching and if you enjoy hiking, backpacking, canoeing, kayaking, mountain biking, horseback trail riding, or any type of non-motorized recreation, there’s a festival designed just for you!
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.
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.
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.