Taste of Ellijay 2018 Recap

Taste of Ellijay 2018

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 from the set of Gilmore Girls. Downtown Ellijay has an idyllic small…

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Dancing Goats FolkFest 2018

dancing goats folkfest

Every fall season, during the last weekend in September, Ellijay hosts a folk art festival they call 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…

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R&A Orchards

R&A Orchards

5505 HWY 52 East, Ellijay, GA 30536 Ph: 706-273-3821 Hours: Sunday – Saturday 9:00AM – 6:00PM 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 and nectarines not to mention…

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The Loving Bull

The Loving Bull

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

Mountain Treasures - Cheryl & Bennie acting crazy

Mountain Treasures is unique 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 Company

Cartecay River Trading Co.

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

Cartecay Bike Shop is your 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’re a full spectrum cycling experience from bikes, parts, repairs, and anything else you will need.

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Aaron’s Apple House

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

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Hillcrest Orchards and Farms

Home to the south’s first Apple Tree Maze! Come on the weekend to pick your own apples. There is more fun for the whole family with a petting farm, wagon rides, a playground, bakery, and farmhouse museum. Hillcrest Orchards grows over seventeen varieties of apple, so you’re sure to discover a new favorite!

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