Union County Historical Society Blairsville Georgia

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2015
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
SECOND TUESDAY ~ U.C.H.S. Board of Directors meeting in the conference room, Courthouse @ 9:30 a.m.

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MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND
ON THE SQUARE

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The Union County Historical Society
& the Downtown Development Authority
will again sponsor the
SPRING ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL
ON THE SQUARE
May 23 & 24, 2015

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AlSO MUSIC ON THE SQUARE
Sponsored by the Union County Historical Society
May 22 evening, 23 & 24, 2015


Lots of music at The Old Courthouse on the Square the week-end of May 22 through the 24th. It begins with the regular Friday night concert at 7:00 p.m. featuring "Roots and Branches." This group has been around for several years. Using Lots of music at The Old Courthouse on the Square the week-end of May 22 through the 24th. It begins with the regular Friday night concert at 7:00 p.m. featuring "Roots and Branches". This group has been around for several years. Using traditional bluegrass instruments, they play a wide variety of music which includes many original compositions. The musicians in the band for this performance will be Sam Ensley, Sammy Ensley, Gerald Lanham, and Ken Ensley. Each musician plays multiple instruments (not at the same time) and sings.

Music will begin on Saturday at noon, following the Memorial services at Memorial Park. All music will be performed in the courtroom of The Old Courthouse on the Square, and will be broadcast to the grounds from the tower. The air-conditioned building will provide a cool respite for those who will be enjoying the arts and crafts going on around the square. There will be a variety of entertainment both Saturday and Sunday. As with all presentations by the Union County Historical Society, there is never an admission charge. The following is a schedule of the entertainment, subject to change:

Saturday, May 23
12:00 Noon - THE PRESSLEY GIRLS – Traditional and mountain music
1:00 PM - CARTECAY RIVER BAND - A traditional bluegrass band
2:00 PM - LONESOME WIND - An eclectic bluegrass band
3:00 PM - DON BYERS Singer-song-writer, Americana\

Sunday, May 24
12:00 Noon – RAVEN AND RED - An eclectic bluegrass band
1:00 PM - LEASA DEATON AND FRIENDS Folk and Americana music
2:00 PM - BUZZARD ROOST Mountain and folk music, comedy
3:00 PM - NELSON THOMAS Mountain, country, and cowboy songs

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Sponsors of the Arts and Crafts Festival
Click on sponsor name to go to their web site.
~
Grandaddy Mimms Moonshine
~
Black & White Antiques
~
State Farm - Jerry Henderson Insurance
~
Bud and Mary Carol Akin

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VOLUNTEERS OF THE YEAR” - 2014
~ Libby Stephens & Don Byers ~

"PRESERVATIONISTS OF THE YEAR" - 2014
~ Tom & Cindy Rafter ~

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Memorial and Celebratory
Bell Ringings

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

Mountain Heritage Festival, 2015
Every Labor Day weekend,
one block south of the square
go here for more information
and vendor application!

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"Preserving Yesterday for Tomorrow”

BECOME A MEMBER OF THE UNION COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

2015 MEMBERSHIP DUES INFORMATION
All Members receive a 10% discount on all Society merchandise.

We also need volunteers!
Contact us at history1@windstream.net or 706.745.5493


[ ] Individual $20.
[ ] Individual-Lifetime $350.
[ ] Family $30.
[ ] Couple-Lifetime $500.
[ ] Sustaining $100.
[ ] Business or Non-Profit $100.
[ ] Corporate Partner $250.

Union County Historical Society is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization


Please send form and check to:
Union Co. Historical Society,
P O Box 35, Blairsville, GA 30514
or call 706-745-5493 or history1@windstream.net
with your credit card (Visa or Mastercard) info.

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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.
Saturdays 11:00 a.m, to 3:00 p.m.

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
history1@windstream.net
706.745.5493
Join the Union County Historical Society!

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

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Official web site of the Union County Historical Society of Georgia, copyright 2015