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Taste of Ellijay 2018

Blue Ridge Wine Tasting: Taste of Ellijay 2018 Recap

By sregal | May 31, 2018

We recommend this event for the best in Blue Ridge wine tasting! Strolling down Main Street in Historic Downtown Ellijay with a taste of Chateau Mietry’s Pinot Grigio in hand was the perfect beginning to my experience at the 13th annual Taste of Ellijay. I felt as if I had been transported to Stars Hollow…

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Dancing Goats FolkFest 2018

By sregal | May 23, 2018

Every fall season, during the last weekend in September, Ellijay presents the Dancing Goats FolkFest. It’s a good old-fashioned mountain shindig featuring the heritage and cultural traditions of the area. You can expect to hear storytelling to the old-time music performed on dulcimers and banjos, as well as to see arts and crafts from local…

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Best Craft Beer Bar in Georgia

River Street Tavern’s Best Craft Beer Bar in Georgia

By sregal | Apr 16, 2018

In a recent article, “The Nation’s Best Craft Beer Bars, State By State“, published by Forbes Magazine, River Street Tavern was listed as the best craft beer bar in the state of Georgia.  Read the article here. Or visit their website here.

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R&A Orchards

By sregal | Mar 28, 2018

5505 HWY 52 East, Ellijay, GA 30536 Ph: 706-273-3821 Hours: Sunday – Saturday 9:00AM – 6:00PM R & A Orchards is located 4.5 miles east of Ellijay in the beautiful North Georgia Mountains, this family-owned orchard and market is open year round. It’s beginning dates back to 1947. 60 acres of apples, 10 of peaches…

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The Loving Bull

The Loving Bull

By sregal | Mar 21, 2018

The Loving Bull is a must-see store for the ladies. Being of the top 10 vintage stores in Ellijay, Ga it lives up to its name by providing clothing, jewelry, and much more. Find us on Facebook

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Mountain Treasures

By sregal | Mar 21, 2018

Mountain Treasures is a unique shop with rustic furnishings, ladies apparel, Kavu, Holly Jones’ art, jewelry, and candles. Enjoy your time here while you taste locally made wine right in the store while you shop. Find us on Facebook

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Cartecay River Trading Co.

Cartecay River Trading Company

By sregal | Mar 21, 2018

Cartecay River Trading Company is a great place to shop for authentic items from Ellijay.  The store is located in the foothills of Appalachia Mountains near the Cartecay River. Tee shirts, collectibles, and folk art are just a few of the items you will find. It is the only place in Ellijay where you can find “LIJ”…

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Cartecay Bike Shop

Cartecay Bike Shop

By sregal | Mar 21, 2018

Ellijay Cartecay Bike Shop is the place to go for all things cycling. They are a full-service bicycle shop in the foothills of the Appalachian mountains and are bordered by the vast Cohutta Wilderness. They offer you a full spectrum cycling experience from bikes, parts, repairs, and anything else you will need.

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Aaron’s Apple House

By sregal | Mar 20, 2018

Come for the apples, but visit the goats while you’re at it! Aaron’s family business grows some of the best apple varieties in the Ellijay area: Gala, Detroit Red, the Rome Beauty, and many more!

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