This Halloween, FARE (Food Allergy Research & Education) is encouraging food allergy families to start a new tradition: painting a pumpkin teal and placing it on your porch as a sign to other families managing food allergies that you have non-food treats available at your home. Your teal pumpkin is also a way to raise awareness in your neighborhood about food allergies!
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Fri. 10/31, Halloween Safe Zone, Downtown Blue Ridge:
Hundreds of costumed kids and grown-up kids. Bring your pets in costume as well. Fun begins at 6:00 with all the merchants passing out candy. Costume contest begins at 6:15, ending with the pet contest at 7:30. Event is over at 8:30. Halloween Movies in the park beginning at dusk.
Downtown Blue Ridge City Park, 10AM-5PM Saturday and Sunday. Fine art, great food, fall colors on the trees and on the canvases. Enjoy the small town charm of Blue Ridge at one of our signature events, Fall Arts in the Park. This fall arts and crafts festival features hundreds of regional artists and craftsmen, Special events for the kids and live musical performances. Don't miss a visit to The Art Center in the historic Fannin County Courthouse, and browse the National Photography Exhibit in The Art Center Gallery. Admission is $5 for adults and kids are admitted free of charge. Festival hours are 10 am to 5 pm both days. Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association. [Read more »]
Denim & Diamonds 2014 was a wonderful evening that was held to benefit Georgia Mountains Hospice & Blue Ridge Knights of Columbus at Willow Creek Falls & Vineyard in Blue Ridge. Georgia Mountains Hospice is a not for profit agency that cares for those people facing a limited life expectancy.
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