Community Events

Touch-A-Truck in Sautee Nacoochee

10:00 am


The Sautee Nacoochee Center campus will be buzzing Saturday, October 2nd from 10am to 3pm, when it hosts the second Touch-A-Truck: Family Safety, Health & Preparedness Fair.

This free event will feature hands-on displays of multiple specialty emergency vehicles, fun activities, medical instruction and evaluations, family support resources and more.

Several family and children's events and games are planned including raffles, coloring activities and a scavenger hunt. The Center's museums and galleries will be open to explore at no charge. Refreshments available include BBQ, Kona ice, and free ice cream complements of the Old Sautee Store.

For additional information, contact SNCA at 706-878-3300 or email The Sautee Nacoochee Community Association is a member-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization located at 283 Hwy 255 in Sautee, Georgia.

Habersham County Drive-Thru Flu Clinic

08:30 am

Habersham County Drive-Thru Flu Clinic- October 4th, 2021

The Habersham County Health Department and State Health Department District 2 will have a flu vaccine clinic open to the public on October 4th.  The special drive-thru clinic will be from 8:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the county's Health Department building on Scoggins Drive in Demorest.  

For questions on eligibility, availability and other details, call (706) 778-7156, or go online at:

Blessing of the Animals- CFUMC

07:00 pm

BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS - Clarkesville First United Methodist Church

Come to the Blessing of the Animals-St. Francis of Assisi gathering on Monday evening, October 4th behind the Clarkesville First United Methodist Church, 1087 Washington Street in Clarkesville.  Blessings for your pets will begin at 7:00 PM.  All are invited.  

More details available by calling (706) 754-2677

North GA Technical College Fall Plant Sale

NGTC Horticulture Program's Fall Plant Sale

North Georgia Technical College is hosting their Horticultural Program's annual fall plant sale between October 4th-7th, and October 11th-14 at the Clarkesville Campus Greenhouses at 1500 Highway 197 North.   Daily hours for the sale will be between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.   

A complete list of plants, grasses, shrubs, hanging baskets and trees, as well as further details are available by contacting John Mather, environmental horticulture lab assistant at :

Coffee and Cars - Monthly Car Show at Classic Car Depot in Clarkesville

09:00 am
Car enthusiasts!  Join Classic Car Depot of Clarkesville for their "Coffee and Cars" show every third Saturday each month!   Enjoy free biscuits, donuts and coffee while browsing some of the coolest collectable cars, pickups and specialty vehicles!  For full details, contact Wade Rhodes and Classic Car Depot at 706-968-8335.  Check out their Facebook page for more information and pictures of their unique collection! 

Habersham E-911's 14th Annual Children's Fun Festival

05:00 pm


The Habersham Fairgrounds is the site for Habersham County E-911 Center's 14th Annual Children's Fun Festival, Thursday evening, October 21st!  A full evening of "Trunk or Treats" for the kids, with interactive exhibits, hay rides and emergency vehicles on display--including helicopters!   Halloween costumes are welcome, too!  Best of all, it's FREE!  

Gates open to the Fairgrounds at 5:00 p.m. at 4235 Toccoa Highway in Clarkesville.  

Tallulah Falls School-Twin Rivers Ride

Tallulah Falls School to host seventh annual Twin Rivers Challenge

A premier cycling event returns to Northeast Georgia this fall. Hosted by Tallulah Falls School, the Twin Rivers Challenge is set for Oct. 23. 

The event begins and ends on the campus of the school. All riders are treated to a post-ride meal and a T-shirt is guaranteed with registrations received through Oct. 10.

Because of the support of presenting sponsor Ron Cantrell Construction, Inc., other generous sponsors, and an ever-increasing number of riders, this key fundraiser has generated more than $310,000 with proceeds benefiting student scholarships. With more than 70% of TFS students receiving some portion of financial aid, it is clear this special event makes a difference.

You can register online:

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Soque River Ramble

SOQUE RIVER RAMBLE-October 23rd, 2021

Lace up your running shoes and hit the track to the Soque River Ramble on October 23rd!  The annual Fun Run and 6K is now adding a 10K course that is an official qualifying run for the AJC Peachtree Road Race in Atlanta!  Race start times are 8:30, 9:00 and 10:30 AM.   Proceeds benefit "Hope Thrives" charities.  Virtual participation for this event is also available. 

To register for the event and for more information, go to:  ACTIVE.COM

History Among the Hemlocks-Old Clarkesville Cemetary

05:00 pm

HISTORY AMONG THE HEMLOCKS:  A Spirited Tour of Old Clarkesville Cemetery

A live-action version of long-buried history is being resurrected this fall at the Old Clarkesville Cemetery. 
An event hosted by the Historic Clarkesville Cemetery Preservation, Inc. board of directors invites visitors to learn more about four individuals who sleep underneath the grounds at Old Clarkesville Cemetery.
History among the Hemlocks: A Spirited Tour of the Old Clarkesville Cemetery is set for three nights, October 29-31, with tours lasting approximately 30 minutes, starting at 5:00 PM, nightly.  

Tickets will go on sale September 1st at:   More information at:

City of Cornelia-Downtown Cornelia Trick or Treat

03:00 pm


Join the City of Cornelia for a fun time of "trunk or treats" and costume contests on Friday afternoon, October 29th!   Candy from the "trunk or treat" begins at 3:00 p.m. at the Cornelia Depot Grounds, with the costume contest starting at 5:00 p.m.  from the grounds, at 102 Grant Place in Cornelia.  

Full details:  #TrickorTreatCornelia

City of Cornelia-Level Grove Road Closure for Road Work

City of Cornelia Announces Road Closure

Cornelia, Ga –.  Level Grove Road must remain closed between Wayside Street and Hwy. 441 indefinitely, in order to install a new sewer main. We apologize ahead of time for any inconvenience that this creates. While Level Grove Road is one of the busiest streets, it would not be closed if the project was not a necessity.   

Please use alternate routes (Hwy 441, Main Street) for the immediate future. 

Helen Oktoberfest 2021

Oktoberfest in Helen, GA!  Helen's biggest celebration!  German music, dancing, food & drinks!  Enjoy Waltzes, Polkas and the Chicken Dance! Oktoberfest will run from September 9-12, then reopen September 16-19,  then reopen September 23-26then reopen again on September 30 and continue daily through October 31, 2021.

Go to: for more details and full calendar of events!