Arts and culture in and around North Georgia and the Appalachian Mountains.

Blue Ridge Brewery Arts+Culture

Blue Ridge Brewery

Pat Walker wanted to open a simple microbrewery and his wife Polina– an accomplished cook– wanted a restaurant. With the... View Article


Unearthing the Past

Archaeology in Cherokee County Have you ever wondered who inhabited North Georgia before the Cherokee?If so, the Cherokee County History... View Article

Mountain Ridge Garden Shop & Johnson Nursery– A gardener's Dream team Gardening

Time to Get Your Garden On

Are you ready to dig in the dirt? Spring is here—and it’s time to get your garden ready. If you want to shop where you can get everything you need for gardening, look for the big red barn surrounded by colorful spinners and flags: the experienced staff at Mountain Ridge Garden Shop are here to help.

2014 Blairsville Scottish Festival Arts+Culture

A Hundred Thousand Welcomes

Kickoff the spring festival season with the scots! Revisit the history of Highland clans, Scottish folk dances and music, pageantry, bagpipes, bridies, sgain dubhs, Ceilidhs parties, Highland Games and a Kilted Golf Classic.