Events and Activities in Blue Ridge, GA March 2012

Spring is near and you deserve a break! We have put together a list of things to do in Blue Ridge, GA this Spring. March and early April is when the mountains begin to come alive. The sweet smell of apple blossoms and mountain laurel will soon fill the air. Pack up the family and invite your friends for a getaway and enjoy staying in one of our cozy cabins or luxurious lodges. With SO MANY great activities, it’s never too late to escape for long relaxing weekend and it’s never too expensive to stay a week! Learn more about our cabin rental specials here: Blue Ridge Cabin Rental Specials


Events and Activities in Blue Ridge, GA March 2012 

Swan Drive In, Now Playing | Friday, Saturday and Sunday | Location: 651 Summit Street, downtown Blue Ridge

Double Feature - 2 movies for the price of 1, $6.00 CASH ONLY! (For traffic flow) Coming March 9th, "John Carter", Rated PG13 Showing Friday and Saturday, March 2nd and 3rd, Double Feature - 2 movies for the price of 1, 7:15PM "Ghost Rider 2", Rated PG13 8:45PM "The Vow", Rated PG13 Showing Sunday, March 4th, One Show Only 7:15PM "Ghost Rider 2", Rated PG13, Call 706-632-5235 or visit


Tom, Dick, and Harry | Mar 1-4, 8-11, 15-18 | Location: Blue Ridge Community Theater

Play by Ray & Michael Cooney. A goof-ball new play from the play-wright of "Run For Your Wife" and "Caught in the Net," a side-splitting story of three brothers, Tom and his wife are about to adopt a baby. His brothers are anxious to help make a good impression on the woman from the adoption agency. Somehow Dick, Harry, two illegal aliens and a Russian mobster manage to thwart their plans in this rapid fire farce. Performances are Thursday through Saturday at 7:30PM, Sunday's at 2:00PM. Call 706-632-9223 or visit


White Water Rafting | Mar 17 | Location: Ocoee River

Whitewater rafting begins it's 2012 season on March 17th! Weekends only until May 30th and then they will run daily with the exception of Tuesdays and Wednesdays through August. The Ocoee River has become the most popular whitewater rafting adventure in America with continuous rapids and many play spots for miles of endless fun and adventure. Learn more about Ocoee Whitewater Rafting or start your adventure today by contacting Raft One to book your Ocoee River Rafting Trip


Blue Ridge Scenic Railway opens for the season | Mar 17 | Location: Downtown Blue Ridge

The Blue Ridge Scenic Railway begins it's 15th season. The regular 4 hour, 26 mile round trip winds along the beautiful Toccoa River in vintage climate controlled or open air railcars. The relaxing ride starts at the historic depot, built in 1905 in downtown Blue Ridge, then stops for a layover in the quaint sister towns of McCaysville, GA and Copperhill, TN where visitors have a 2 hour layover; plenty of time to eat lunch, shop for unique crafts and antiques, snack on ice cream or explore.
Tickets may be purchased on-line or call the ticket office. The ticket depot is located across the street from the Blue Ridge Adventure Center. 877-413-8724 or visit


Youth Art Show | Mar 6 | Location: Art Center, downtown Blue Ridge

"Art Shapes the Earth" opening reception from 4:30PM to 6:30PM in the Richard Low Evans gallery. Each year The Art Center devotes gallery space to showcase the creativity of our youth. Schools across the county coordinate with The Art Center to exhibit art created by their students. The exhibit will remain on display until March 23rd. For more information call 706-632-2144 or visit


2012 Blue Ridge Writers Conference | Mar 30-31 | Location: Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association

Join us March 30th and 31st at the Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association in downtown Blue Ridge, Georgia. Acclaimed novelist Amy Greene will kick off the conference with a keynote address about her work and her novel, Bloodroot. Many other speakers will also be attending. Writers will learn to hone their skills and expand their markets at the 2012 Blue Ridge Writers' Conference the weekend of March 30th and 31st in Blue Ridge, Georgia at the Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association location. A reception on Friday, March 30th, will be open to the public.


Live Music is Better | Mar 31 | Location: Blue Ridge Community Theater

You don't want to miss this! A well-known actor and singer/songwriter, Ronny's career ascended to acclaim with his role in the movie Deliverance. Most will recall his guitar playing in the "Dueling Banjo's" scene. He has since seen continual career achievements in numerous Movie and TV roles. 2012 will be the 40th year anniversary for the release of Deliverance. As part of this event, Ronny has written a book recounting his experiences in the filming of the movie. Pre-release copies of the book will be available. This will be a very special event for the theater and community! Show starts at 7:30PM. Visit theater website and click on "Live Music is Better" tab to purchase tickets. For more information call 706-632-9223 or visit

Upcoming Events and Activities in Blue Ridge, GA April 2012


Blue Ridge Adventure Race | Apr 14 | Location: Blue Ridge

the 2012 Blue Ridge Mountain Adventure Race returns to the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Georgia!  This year's race  offers 2 races. The Sport Race will be 4-6 hours and a longer Elite Race which is 6-10 hours.  There will be festivities and a celebration during and after the race in Downtown Blue Ridge. Spectators can arrive early to enjoy music and and an exciting finish as racers complete the race. Note to racers, Southern Comfort Cabin Rentals has cabin rentals in the Aska Adventure Area. More details are available on our blog about The Blue Ridge Adventure Race