Whether you want to make summer last a little longer or you are ushering in the fall, spend Labor Day weekend in North Georgia! Here is a quick list of festivals and other activities.
38th Annual Labor Day BBQ & Gospel Music Show
Downtown Blue Ridge City Park
September 2 -4, 2017
Saturday - Pic.Nic.Nac, Stroll through the park and learn about local churches & services.
Sunday - Community Worship Service & Ice Cream Social in the park.
Monday - Bar-B-Q with all the fixin's served with Gospel and Blue Grass music.
This event is Interdenominational. Tickets may be purchased at local churches, the Fannin County Chamber of Commerce located on the hill behind CVS Pharmacy. You may also purchase tickets in the park on Labor Day.
Live Theater: One Slight Hitch
Blue Ridge Community Theater
Plays run Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 2:00pm.
Description: It's Courtney's wedding day, and her mom, Delia, is making sure that everything is perfect. The groom is perfect, the dress is perfect, and the decorations (assuming they arrive) will be perfect. Then, like in any good farce the doorbell rings. And all hell breaks loose. So much for perfect. Directed by Toni Creed.
Blue Ridge Motorsport Races
Blue Ridge Motorsports Park
Every Saturday. Pit Gates Open: 2:00pm - Hot Laps: 4:00pm - Racing Starts: 5:00pm. Click the link above for times and specific race information.
Blue Ridge Farmers Market
Downtown Blue Ridge
Each Saturday from 8:00am to 1:00pm. Located on West Main Street across from the Fannin County Courthouse.
Local farmers set up with their crops for sale, farm fresh eggs, produce. Locally made products and crafts.
Smokin' Up The Mountains BBQ and Craft Beer Festival
East Ellijay, GA
Saturday, September 2, 2017 from Noon to 8:00pm. BBQ Competition sanctioned by the Georgia Barbecue Association - BBQ Food Vendors, Huge Craft Beer Selection, Live Music, Incredible Vendors, Free Kid's Area- $5 Admission for adults. Children under 10 are free!
Labor Day 5k River Run
Horseshoe Bend Park
Saturday, September 2, 2017 from 7:30am to 10:00am. Hosted by the Boys & Girls Club of North Georgia.
National Juried Photography Exhibit
Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association
Saturday, September 2, 2017 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm is the opening reception. 100's of photos will grace the Richard Low Evans Gallery. The exhibit will remain on display through October 9th.