News from Fannin County Chamber of Commerce

Fannin County Chamber of Commerce  eNewsletter
November  21, 2017
News for Members
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Leading the way to economic vitality and quality of life in Blue Ridge, McCaysville, Morganton and all of beautiful Fannin County, Georgia.

Shop Small and share your support for the spots you call your own, whether it’s your barbershop or even your one-stop garden supply store. Places like these keep our community strong and  vibrant, potentially employing friends, family and neighbors.  On Saturday, November 25, invite your friends to Shop Small and show love for their favorite places. Because when small businesses succeed — we all do!
#SHOPSMALL – November 25

We are now taking nominations for the
2018 Leadership Fannin Class!
Please email Jan Hackett at to submit your candidate’s name and email address.

34th Annual Banquet
Saturday, January 27
at Brasstown Valley Resort
(Spoiler Alert:  We’ve got dueling pianos!!)

Thank you 2018 Business After Hours Cash Drawing Sponsors!!!
Angela Stewart Delorme
The Insurance Mart
Blue Ridge Law
Kevin Panter Insurance
Hayes, James & Associates
Automated Creations, Inc.
Blue Ridge Bird Seed Company
Appalachian Insurance & Financial Services
Brotherhood Oil Quick Lube and Tire Center
Blue Ridge Oil Change

November Community Events Calendar
November 18 – January 6 – Holiday Art Show and Sale, Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association
November 23 – December 30 – Mountain Country Christmas in Lights!, Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds
November 23 – Blue Ridge Turkey Trot – 5k, Downtown Blue Ridge
November 23 – Community Thanksgiving Open Table, Fannin County High School
November 24 – Blue Friday – Downtown Blue Ridge Shops
November 24 – Light up the Basin, McCaysville, GA and Copperhill, TN
November 24-26 – Santa Express Train Ride, Blue Ridge Scenic Railway
November 24 – December 10 – White Christmas, Blue Ridge Community Theater
November 24 – December 17 – Gingerbread Village Display, Blue Ridge Mountain Arts Association
November 24-26 – Merry Mountain Market, 3 Monkeys Antiques
November 25 – Firefly Music Presents Collin Raye, Location tbd
November 25 – Christmas at The Art Center, Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association
November 25 – Blue Ridge Christmas Parade, Downtown Blue Ridge
November 25 – Light Up Blue Ridge, Downtown Blue Ridge
November 25 – Tuba Christmas, Downtown Blue Ridge City Park
December 2 – Kiwanis 58th Annual Christmas Parade, Downtown McCaysville/Copperhill
December 2 – Vocal and Choral Holiday Performance by UNG, Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association
December 2 – Christmas Bazaar, St. Luke’s Church
December 2-3 – Santa Express Train Ride, Blue Ridge Scenic Railway
December 2 – Visit Santa, Downtown Blue Ridge Gazebo
December 2 – Toys for Tots, Demolition Derby and Tough Truck Christmas Show, Blue Ridge Motorsports Park
Recurring Events
* Trivia Tuesdays, Fightingtown Tavern

Bingo, Kiwanis Fairgrounds
* Trivia Night! Fannin Brewing Company
* Brewery Tours & TastingsThursday through Saturday’s at  Fannin Brewing CompanyGrumpy Old Men and Mercier Orchards.
* Swan Drive-in –Now Playing

November 24 – Blue Friday,
Blue Ridge
5:30 p.m. – Town Wide Caroling


November 24 – Light Up the Basin, 
Downtown Copperhill/McCaysville
6:00 p.m.
November 25th. – Light Up Blue Ridge
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.– Holiday Music playing
11:15 a.m. – Santa Arrives on the train
noon to 3:00 p.m. – Tuba Christmas – on the Train Deck
noon to 5:00 p.m. – FCHS Theater Group preforming at Sycamore Crossing
12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. – Santa in the Gazebo visiting with children. Feed Fannin will be taking the Santa pictures.
2:00 to 3:00 p.m. – Alex Higgins – on the stage in the park
2:00 to 4:00 p.m. – Quinn Leach – On Depot St.
3:00 to 4:00 p.m. – Brass Quartet – on the Train Deck
5:30 p.m. – Parade starts
6:45 p.m. – Winners of the Window Decorating Contest are announced
7:00 p.m. – Lighting of the Great Tree
7:05 p.m. – Colin Raye will be singing O’Holy Night

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In This Issue
Leadership Fannin Nominations
Save the Date for the Annual Banquet
Community Events Calendar
Light Up Blue Ridge Schedule


Chamber Events
November 21 – Ribbon Cutting for A2B Transit at the Fannin County Chamber
11:00 a.m.
November 23 – Thanksgiving Day, Welcome Centers Closed
November 28 – CANCELLED!!!Business After Hours with Cash Prize Drawing at Fannin Brewing Company
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Demolition Derby at Blue Ridge Motorsports Park

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