Union County Historical Society Blairsville Georgia

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Arts and Crafts Festival on the Square
Saturday, May 31 & Sunday, June 1
10 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Rain or Shine
For application and more information, click here!

Memorial and Celebratory
Bell Ringings

at the Courthouse
for info, call 706.745.5493
Bell Ringings, go here!

Mountain Heritage Festival, 2014
Every Labor Day weekend,
one block south of the square
go here for more information
and vendor application!


Ongoing Activities of the Society
sponsored or co-sponsored by the Historical Society
sponsored by other organizations

Please contact us at:
history1@windstream.net or 706.745.5493

EVERY EVENING ~ Bell Music from the Courthouse Tower
Town Square, 7:o0 - 7:30 p.m., music varies by the season.

EVERY 3rd Monday ~ Shape Note Singing Practice
Courtroom of the Court House @ 6:30 p.m

EVERY FRIDAY ~ Friday Night Concerts
May 3 through the end of October, Courtroom of the Courthouse @ 7:00 p.m
Click here for the weekly concert schedule!

SECOND TUESDAY of each month ~ U.C.H.S. Board of Directors meeting, Conference Room of the Courthouse @ 9:30 a.m.


APRIL 19 ~ Sons of the American Revolution
Living History Exhibit

MAY 16 ~ North Georgia Chamber Symphony
Courtroom@ 7:00 p.m.

MAY 17 ~ Armed Forces Day, Yellow Ribbon Day
Ceremony Time t.b.a.

MAY 19 - JULY 7 ~ Special All Wars & Veterans Exhibit from Union County in the Historic Courthouse.

MAY 24 ~ Memorial Day Parade @ 10:00am

MAY 31 & JUNE 1 ~ Spring Arts & Crafts Festival on the Square
Sponsored by the Union County Historical Society & the Downtown Development Authority.
Arts and Crafts Festival page for more info and application! or call the Society's office at 706.745.5493
If you would like to help, see Volunteer Coordinator - Carolyn Jarrard

JUNE 13 ~ Special Friday Night Scottish Music
Music in courtroom at 7:00 p.m.
Block Party on the Square to follow!

JUNE 14 & 15 ~ Blairsville Scottish Festival at Meeks Park

JULY 29 ~ Historical Society Picnic -
Old Choestoe School House @ 6:00 p.m. Covered Dish

AUGUST 30 & 31 ~ Mountain Heritage Festival
for more information and vendor application!

OCTOBER 11 ~ Sorghum Festival Parade
11:00 a.m., for more info on Parade and Festival!

OCTOBER ??~ Halloween on the Square
for more info!

NOVEMBER 18 ~ UCHS Volunteer Luncheon
Community Center, Butternut Creek @ 11:30 a.m.

DECEMBER ?? ~ Friday Night Christmas Concert
North Georgia Chamber Symphony, Inc.
Court House, 7:00 p.m.

DECEMBER 6 ~ Christmas Parade, 2:00 pm.

Santa Claus before the parade in the courthouse, click here!

DECEMBER ?? ~ The Society’s Annual Christmas Dinner & Meeting Brackett Room, United Community Bank @ 6:00 p.m.

DECEMBER 13 ~ Rain date for Christmas Parade @ 2:00 pm.

DECEMBER ?? ~ Special Christmas Concert
Wm. "Bill" Graff
Court House, 7:00 p.m.

For information on all of the Society's Christmas events, click here!


Other Heritage Events in Union County
2014 Dates

APRIL ?? ~ Blairsville Kiwanis Mountain Fair
Airport Industrial Park.

JUNE 14 & 15 ~ Blairsville Scottish Festival

JULY 19 & 20 ~ Butternut Creek Festival

JULY 26 ~ The Green Bean Festival Green Bean Festival will be split between 3 locations: Downtown, Meeks Park, & Farmers Market.

OCTOBER 4 & 5 ~ Indian Summer Festival in Suches
Always the first weekend in October for 35 years
All proceeds to benefit
Woody Gap School

OCTOBER 11, 12 & 18, 19 ~ Sorghum Festival

VARIOUS ACTIVITIES ~ Byron Herbert Reece Society


Bud Akins - Union County Historical Society President

Museum and Office are in the Historic Court House on the Square
The museum is open to the public.
Monday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Closed on Saturdays, January thru April

Admission is $2 for adults, $1 for children ages 6 to 12, and free for those under 6 years of age. Educational tours for school classes always welcome,
please contact us.

Union County Historical Society, PO Box 35, Blairsville, GA 30514

Join the Union County Historical Society!

We always need volunteers!
To contribute, contact Shirley Walker, Volunteer Coordinator at
history1@windstream.net or 706.745.5493

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