Official eNewsletter of The Fannin County Chamber of Commerce, Nov. 6, 2014
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Blue Ridge Holidays Itinerary

Turkey TrotGet the family motivated and work off calories before the big turkey dinner with a 5K family run/walk on Thanksgiving morning, November 27. info here

Local FoodBe sure to add some homemade local foods to your Thanksgiving Dinner in Blue Ridge. Whether you pick up local side dishes or bring the family to eat at one of our own homestyle restaurants, here are some ideas to make your meal special: details here

Santa TrainsTreat your family to a Christmas train ride on the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway, November 7 through December 24. Hear "The Night Before Christmas" story, sing Christmas carols and visit with Santa and his elves on this shorter version of the railway's excursion from Blue Ridge to McCaysville. more info

Light Up Blue RidgeLight Up Blue Ridge has a spectacular new 27 foot decorated and lighted Christmas tree! Start the holidays in the picture perfect town of Blue Ridge at this traditional Christmas festival on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Santa and Mrs. Claus arrive on the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway! Bring the whole family for a day of fun and stay until dark for our Christmas tree lighting. details here

Live TheaterGet the holiday spirit early this year with 'The Best Christmas Pageant Ever!' running from October 30- November 9 from the Sunny D Children's Theater. Then the Blue Ridge Community Theater presents the Christmas classic 'Miracle on 34th Street' opening Friday night November 28 and continuing through December 14. book tickets here

Blue Ridge Art TownGeorgia's Blue Ridge shopping experience is a beautiful, stress-free way to do all your gift buying this year in an authentic mountain art town. get info here

Christmas MusicLive music fills the mountains of Georgia's Blue Ridge during the holidays. details here

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Blue RIdge VineyardsFor a taste of the mountains, visit one of our charming local vineyards; they produce some of the best wines in the south in beautiful mountains settings. You can take a tour of the vineyards, sample a wide variety of wines and local fruit beverages and grab a bite to eat as you amble through the scenic farms and vineyards. details here

Blue Ridge Hiking Whether you are in the mood for a leisurely stroll or an exhilarating hike in the surrounding mountains, Georgia's Blue Ridge is filled with possibilities. Downtown Blue Ridge is having a holiday store window decorating contest, so it's an especially pretty time to visit and shop. And winter vistas really open up on our miles of mountain hiking trails. get info here

Christmas ParadeDiscover the real meaning of a family Christmas at McCaysville's traditional Kiwanis Christmas parade, featuring floats, marching bands and Santa Claus himself, on Saturday, December 6. The parade starts at 2 p.m. more info here

Blue Ridge Cabin RentalsLet chilly hikes, mountain views & hot apple cider by the fire tempt you to snuggle up in a Blue Ridge mountain cabin. The Blue Ridge Holiday experience wouldn't be complete without a cup of hot cider in front of a toasty fire in your cabin – or a bonfire with homemade s'mores. Winter hiking is superb with long mountain vistas on our miles of mountain trails. book your visit

New Year's ResolutionsGet away completely for your New Years celebration this year! Grab the gang and head up to the mountains for all your traditional revelry in the most scenic setting in the south. book it here


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