Posted on 10/30/2022


Fall festivals are still in full swing and Thanksgiving is upon us! November offers a variety of great events from art shows, live music, theater performances, Thanksgiving feasts, and holiday sales. The end of the month also marks the start of the Christmas season, so get excited for Light Up events in both Blue Ridge and McCaysville!


SAAG National Juried Show
November 1st – November 11th
Location: The Blue Ridge Art Center

Photo Courtesy of Blue Ridge Arts Association

It’s the 14th Annual Southern Appalachian Artist Guild (SAAG) National Juried Show! This great art event shows off a variety of national artists in a wide variety of mediums right here at the Blue Ridge Art Center. These talented artists works are on display October 15th – November 11th.

Artist in Residence Scott Davis
November 1st – November 30th
Location: The Blue Ridge Art Center

Photo Courtesy of Blue Ridge Arts Association

Come out the Art Center to admire Scott Davis’s beautiful and unique photographs. His work will be on display September 24th – December 17th.

Live Music at ROE.
November 1st – November 30th
Location: ROE. Blue Ridge

Photo Courtesy of ROE.

Come out to Blue Ridge’s newest restaurant ROE. Tuesday & Wednesday nights from 6pm – 9pm for live music! Catch performances in the captains quarters bar every Tuesday & Wednesday while you dine on delicious fresh seafood!

Live Music at Tooney’s
November 3rd – November 26th
Location: Tooney’s Music Venue

Photo Courtesy of Tooney’s Music Venue

Come on out for live music at Tooney’s HUGE music venue select Friday and Saturday nights and enjoy the best live music McCaysville has to offer! Check their website often for live music updates. And every Thursday night get ready to take to the stage with open mic night!

November 11thNeon Moon: The Ultimate 90’s Country Band w/ Zach Dylan
November 26thThe Steel Woods w/ special guest Tim Goodin

Thursday Fun Runs at the Riverwalk
November 3rd – November 17th    
Location: Riverwalk Shops

Photo Courtesy of Riverwalk Shops

Partake in a fun run every Thursday night at 5:30pm! You’ll leave from the Burra Burra, and the 3.1 mile run will take you by the Toccoa river and through town. You’ll get to run through 2 states and cross the famous steel bridge! After the run stay for drinks at the Burra Burra overlooking the Toccoa River. Don’t walk, RUN to this great event!

Drafts for Dogs
November 3rd
Location: Tipping Point Brewing Company

Photo Courtesy of Freedom for Fido

Come on out for a great event to support Freedom for Fido at Blue Ridge’s newest brewery-Tipping Point Brewing Company. Join in the fun Thursday from 4pm – 7pm with live music from Ray Labean, pizza from Cucinella’s and plenty of beer!

Live Music at Grumpy Old Men Brewing
November 3rd – November 28th 
Location: Grumpy Old Men Brewing

Photo Courtesy of Grumpy Old Men Brewing

Stop by Grumpy Old Men Brewery Thursdays to sing along to your favorite songs for karaoke night! And drop by select Fridays & Saturdays from 3pm – 6pm for great drinks, great music, and a great time. With indoor and outdoor seating available you can even bring your dog to join in the fun! Enjoy a delicious hotdog from Jeff’s Hotdog’s while you listen to some fantastic local artists! And on Monday nights come on out for SINGO and Thursday nights is Karaoke!

November 3rdThursday Karaoke
November 4thTravis Bowlin
November 7thSINGO
November 10thThursday Karaoke
November 12thThe Orange Walls
November 14thSINGO
November 17thThursday Karaoke
November 21stSINGO
November 24thThursday Karaoke
November 28thSINGO

Winnie the Pooh
November 4th – Novemeber 6th
Location: Blue Ridge Community Theater

Photo Courtesy of Blue Ridge Community Theater

Children and adults have built a special bond with the beloved Winnie the Pooh and his friends over the past few decades. Come on out to Blue Ridge Community Theater to see your favorite friends on stage as they go on fun adventures! See what Pooh and his friends get up to on Fridays – Sundays from October 21st – November 6th.   Shows are Fridays – Saturdays at 7pm and Sundays at 2pm. Call the box office at 706-632-9191 for tickets!

Open Mic Nights at Fannin Brewing Company
November 4th – November 18th
Location: Fannin Brewing Company

Photo Courtesy of Fannin Brewing Company

Calling best local talent in North Georgia! Fannin Brewing Company in Downtown Blue Ridge is now hosting weekly open mic nights every Friday evening from 3pm – 6pm. Join their house band and simply plug in and sing away! Each artist gets 30 minutes. Sign up when you arrive and then get ready to sing!

Live Music at Misty Mountain Hops
November 4th – November 25th
Location: Misty Mountain Hops

Photo Courtesy of Misty Mountain Hops

Misty Mountain Hops is a music-centric restaurant and pub so it’s only fitting that they bring in live music. Stop on by Fridays and Saturdays from 6pm – 9pm for great food and great live music from local artists!

November 4th:  Scott Stambaugh & Adrian Stover
November 5thGeorgia Back Porch Band
November 11thDanny Rhea
November 12thGabe Myers
November 18thThe Orange Walls Duo
November 19thSteven Push & Rachel Forehand
November 25thHighbeams Band

Live Music at Angry Hops Brewing
November 4th – November 26th
Location: Angry Hops Brewing

Photo Courtesy of Angry Hops Brewing

Come on select Fridays & Saturdays for good beer, live music, and a great time at Angry Hops Brewing! Angry Hops offers both traditional brews and new takes on the popular styles like IPAs, Stouts, and Sours. Be sure to check them out on weekends!

November 4thDavid Welch
November 11thGerry Herndon
November 18thSteve Vaclavik
November 19th:  Doctor Paul
November 26thWoolybooger

Live Music at Bear Claw Vineyards & Winery
November 4th – November 27th
Location: Bear Claw Vineyards

Photo Courtesy of Bear Claw Vineyards

For award winning wine, live music, and food truck Bear Claw Vineyards is the place for you! Join them every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday for live music and food trucks. Kids and dogs are welcome too! The live music schedule for each weekend is shared on their website each Thursday so be sure to check back!

Live Music at Paradise Hills
November 4th – November 26th
Location: Paradise Hills, Cabins-Spa-Farm Winery

Photo Courtesy of Paradise Hills

Visit the winery at the beautiful Paradise Hills hidden in the Blue Ridge Mountains. The tasting room offers Paradise Hills wine, a selection of craft beers, hard cider, and wine slushies as well as cheese and charcuterie boards, tapas, and shared platters. You can enjoy your drinks and snacks as you listen to local artists perform Fridays 4pm – 8pm & Saturdays from 1pm – 5pm.

November 4th:  Ryan Little Eagle
November 5thCurtis Jones
November 11thTrailer Hippies
November 12thTom Edwards
November 18thBob Keel
November 19thEmma Gullo
November 25thCurtis Jones (Black Friday Sip & Shop)
November 26thScott Stambough

Winery Comedy Tour with Killer Beaz
November 4th
Location: Paradise Hills, Cabins-Spa-Winery

Photo Courtesy of Paradise Hills

Get ready for a night of laughs at the Winery Comedy Tour at Paradise Hills! Killer Beaz will make you laugh all night long! Grab a glass of wine or a beer and let the laughter flow! Doors open at 7pm and the show starts at 8pm!

Friends of Union County Everything Christmas Sale
November 4th – November 5th
Location: Union County Library

Photo Courtesy of Friends of Union County

Find all things Christmas at the Friends of Union County Everything Christmas Sale! In Union County Library’s community room on November 4th you’ll find gently used Christmas items & décor perfect for preparing for the holiday season. The funds raised are used by Friends of Union County Library to support the library! The event runs from 10am – 4pm.

Live Music at Cartecay Vineyards
November 5th – November 27th
Location: Cartecay Vineyards

Photo Courtesy of Cartecay Vineyards

Sip on delicious wine surrounded by the North Georgia Mountains! Enjoy live music select Saturdays & Sundays from 1:30pm – 5:30pm. Listen to the music of local artists while enjoying your wine outside either on the Chimney Patio or the Tasting Barn’s covered porch. Live music, good wine, and beautiful mountain scenery at Cartecay Vineyards; it doesn’t get much better than that!

November 5thLindsay Beth Harper
November 6thCraig Hendricks
November 13thGregg Erwin
November 19thAdrian Stover
November 20thRyan LittleEagle
November 23rdRusted Melody
November 25thChad Bowmar
November 26thBrett Cantrell
November 27thTravis Bowlin

Downtown Market Blue Ridge
November 5th – November 26th
Location: 400 West Main Street

Photo Courtesy of the Downtown Blue Ridge Market

Enjoy this wonderful market every Saturday from 9am – 1pm now till November (weather permitting) right in the heart of Downtown Blue Ridge! There will be all kinds of vendors offering food, artisan goods, arts & crafts, furniture, and more!

Holiday Bazaar
November 5th – November 6th
Location: Towns County Recreation Department

Photo Courtesy of Visit Blue Ridge

Get your holiday shopping done early at the Holiday Bazaar in Young Harris! There will be over 75 vendors in attendance offering a wide variety of Christmas decorations, homemade crafts, art, gourmet food including holiday favorites, demonstrations, classes and more! Admission is $5 for an adult 1 day pass or $7 for an adult 2 day pass. Children 15 & under are free. Saturday the fun goes from 10am – 5pm and Sunday from 11am – 4pm.

Fall 2022 at the ‘STILL
November 5th – November 26th
Location: Grandaddy Mimm’s Distilling Company

Photo Courtesy of Grandaddy Mimm’s Distilling Company

Every weekend is jam packed with fun events at Grandaddy Mimm’s Distilling Company in Blairsville! This month you can enjoy live music, food trucks, a Black Friday sale, and plenty of delicious moonshine!

November 5th:  Music Bingo
November 12th: Live Music from Cletus Way
November 25th:  Black Friday Sales, Food Truck, Live Music
November 26th:  Live Music from Tommy & The Boys

Live Music at Chateau Meichtry
November 5th – November 27th
Location: Chateau Meichtry

Photo Courtesy of Chateau Meichtry

Come sip on wine by the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains at Chateau Meichtry. This beautiful winery located in Talking Rock, GA has both outdoor & indoor seating options, so you can enjoy the atmosphere of the winery no matter the weather. On Saturdays & Sundays you can sip on your favorite glass of wine while you listen to live music from local artists from 1:30pm – 5:30pm. And there’s food trucks on the weekends as well!

November 5thShaun Michael
November 6thDrew Ashworth
November 12thRiverSong
November 13thSurrender Hill
November 19thDaisy Chain
November 20thBarefoot Boone
November 26thMaddie Lane
November 27thDrew Ashworth

Line Dancing Class
November 7th – November 28th
Location: Tooney’s Music Venue

Photo Courtesy of Tooney’s Music Venue

Have you ever wanted to learn how to line dance? Well now’s your chance! Tooney’s now offers free, weekly line dancing classes Monday nights! The class is open to people of all ages and dance experience! Doors open at 6pm and classes start at 7pm. Come on down and show us what you can do!

ZZ Top
November 9th
Location: Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds

Photo Courtesy of The Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds

Classic rock is coming to the mountains with a performance from legendary rock group ZZ Top on November 9th at the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds! Get ready for hits like “Gimme All Your Lovin’,” “La Grange,” “Tush,” “Sharp Dressed Man,” and many more!

A Dolls House
November 9th – November 12th
Location: Young Harris College at Dobbs Theater

Photo Courtesy of Young Harris College

Come on out to see Young Harris College’s production of A Dolls House by Henrik Ibsen. The play follows Nora and Torvald who live in Norway in the late 1800’s. Nora becomes enlightened and strives for more in the male dominant society she lives in. Visit the Dobbs Theater November 9th – 12th at 7pm to watch as Young Harris College takes on this classic play.

Holiday Open House in Downtown Blairsville
November 11th – November 12th
Location: Downtown Blairsville

Photo Courtesy of Visit Blairsville

Downtown Blairsville’s Holiday Open House is your place to stock up on holiday gifts & goodies! The towns boutiques and shops will come alive with festive décor and amazing deals at every turn! Get your Christmas shopping done in Downtown Blairsville November 11th & 12th!

Veterans Day Parade and Memorial Service
November 12th
Location: Downtown Blue Ridge & Veterans Memorial Park

Photo Courtesy of Visit Blue Ridge

Calling all veterans! This event is for you! Join us for breakfast from 8am – 10am at St. Anthony Catholic Church. The enjoy the Annual Veterans Parade when it kicks off at 11am. It starts on the corner of East Main and Church Street and concludes in the Veterans Memorial Park. The parade will have the Fannin County High School band, members of the military, antique and emergency vehicles and representatives from several veteran