Blue Ridge Scenic Railway – Rail excursions at 11 a.m. daily from the Depot in downtown Blue Ridge; closed on Wednesday. Call 877-413-8724 or book online at www.brscenic.com.
Mercier Orchards fresh fruit in season, fabulous bakery and more . U-pick cherries and blueberries. Mercier’s is open daily 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. @ 8660 Blue Ridge Drive; turn north at McDonald’s on Hwy 5, the orchard is 1.5 miles on the left. 706-632-3411. http://www.mercier-orchards.com/
Whitewater Rafting and Tubing – Tube or kayak the Toccoa River in Fannin County or raft the wild Toccoa in Tennessee. For info call the Welcome Center at 706-632-5680.
The Art Center – Galleries on West Main, located in the Historic Fannin County Courthouse downtown Blue Ridge. Don’t miss the Community Quilt Exhibit beginning June 4. Open Tuesday thru Saturday.
The Swan Drive-In – 9 p.m. featuring first-run movies on weekends. $6.00 adults and $3.00 children. Cash Only. http://www.swan-drive-in.com/
Pickin’ in the Park – Bluegrass jam sessions on the Toccoa River in McCaysville’s Horseshoe Bend Park beginning at 6 p.m. Bring a picnic and some lawn chairs and enjoy the music.
Blue Ridge Farmer’s Market – Saturday mornings in front of The Art Center, downtown Blue Ridge.
Ghost Tours – Two-hour tours every Fri and Sat at 7 p.m. in Downtown Blue Ridge. Call 706-455-9866.
SPECIAL EVENTS FOR JUNE
Bringin’ the Blues to Blue Ridge – Blue Orleans Bistro, Downtown Blue Ridge.
Community Quilt Exhibit – Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association.
Starlight Music in the Mountains Festival – Jonica Gap Campground, Mineral Bluff, 706-374-5465. www.jonicagapcampground.com
The Lilly Pad - Live music by Steel String Session, 8 p.m., reservations suggested @ $15 for advance tickets; call 1-534-1317. 7 miles out Aska Road, Blue Ridge. Gem-Mining, Putt-Putt Golf and Fishing daily.
Corvettes for the Arts – Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association, Downtown Blue Ridge from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 706-632-2241 www.blueridgearts.net
Classic Car Cruise-In, Dairy Queen parking lot, Blue Ridge Highway (GA 5) from 5 p.m. to dark.
Blue Ridge Goes to the Bahamas - Fundraiser dinner for Light Up Blue Ridge; take the tour bus to a secret location for special dinner and entertainment. $40 per person. for more information, call 706-889-7415.
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