City of Jasper Georgia – Pickens County GA

Night Time Snow Tubing

Check out Cherokee Valley Ranch in Jasper, Georgia for some night time dry snow tubing every Friday and Saturday in the month of October, 2012. You choose from a snow tube or a toboggan and slide down the dimly lit slopes until your heart is content from 7 PM to 10 PM. The cost is $10 per person. For more information, call 706-692-9277.

Cherokee Valley Ranch
909 Upper Salem Church Road
Jasper, GA

Back to Church Sunday

Back to Church Sunday“Back to Church Sunday”, part of a national movement of churches across America, will be held at Cool Springs Baptist Church in Tate, near Jasper, Georgia at 11 A.M. September 16, 2012. Everyone is welcome to attend. National “Back to Church Sunday” is an initiative that is “Inviting America Back to Church.” It seeks to reach the “un-churched” and “de-churched” – people who once attended church, but don’t any more – and invite them to return for a special Sunday. Back to Church Sunday was launched four years ago in response to a survey of 15,000 adults in the United States. Results showed a personal invitation from a family member would prompt 67 percent of Americans to visit a church, and 63 percent said an invitation from a friend or neighbor would cause them to attend a service. “In north Georgia, people know about church. What makes a difference is a personal invitation from a friend and a welcoming service when they arrive,” said Justin Grice, Sunday School Director at Cool Springs Baptist Church. Since its inception, National Back to Church Sunday participants have invited more than five million family members, friends, and neighbors to their churches.

“Back to Church Sunday” has an interactive Facebook page and a roster of participating churches on the Back to Church website. You can also contact Cool Springs Baptist Church at 770-735-2799 for more information.

Cool Springs Baptist Church
4671 Highway 53 East
Tate, GA

Sheriff’s JeepFest 2012

Black Jeep WranglerThe Sheriff’s JeepFest 2012 is a 3 day event that takes place in Pickens County, Georgia the weekend of September 14th-16th, 2012.

The JeepFest is an annual event that is sponsored and operated by the Pickens Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Donnie Craig is an avid and active supporter of the Georgia Sheriff’s Youth Homes and hosts this event as one of the major annual fund-raisers for the Youth Homes.

The event is staffed by volunteers from law enforcement agencies and local Jeep Clubs from all over North Georgia ensuring a high-quality, safe and well organized event in a family-friendly environment.

Access has been secured to some exciting venues that are normally not open to public wheeling and crawling. There will be two main event areas providing several thousand acres of trails, trials and water crossings to match any degree of skill or ability. We are very excited about some of the sponsors and vendors that will be at the event providing you access to the some of the major names and manufactures in the off-road industry.

In the evenings you can hang out at the bonfire, grab a bowl of chili, socialize with other jeepers, kick tires and listen to some great country, bluegrass and gospel bands.

Summer Wind

Enjoy an evening of music with Summer Wind: An Intimate Evening with Frank Sinatra at the Tater Patch Players Theater in Jasper, Georgia. This musical tribute will be performed by a very talented Gabe Russo. Performances will be held August 3, 4, 5, 10, and 11, 2012.

Tickets are $15 per person for theater seating. Get the feel of a nightclub setting with a table at floor level or even closer to the action with a stage set table. A table for 4 is $80, table for 2 is $40, or a stage set table for 4 is $100. Tables are limited so reserve yours soon. For more information, call 706-253-2800.

Tater Patch Players
95 Philadelphia Lane
Jasper, GA

Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser

Come on out to Fatz Restaurant in Jasper, Georgia on July 28, 2012 from 7 AM to 10:30 AM for a pancake breakfast to help a child in need. Tickets are $7 per person, children 6 and under eat free. Breakfast will include 3 pancakes, sausage, fruit, and a drink. Servers are non-profit and all proceeds including tips will go to benefit Cody Youngblood who is suffering from a rare auto-immune disease called P.A.N.D.A.S. (Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal Infections). For more information or to purchase tickets in advance, call 770-355-3129.

Fatz Restaurant
800 Noah Dr.
Jasper, GA

Village Festival at Big Canoe

The Village Festival at Big Canoe in Big Canoe, Georgia takes farmers market to a whole new level. It is a public market that offers not only fresh produce but also fresh bread, cheeses, fried pies and meats as well. In addition to the wonderful food being sold, there will also be artisans selling their crafts too! This festival will be a weekly happening on Saturdays through October 2012 from 9 AM to 12 Noon.

If you are a vendor and would like to participate in the Village Festival, there is a $15 application fee. There are no other fees to participate.

The Village Market is located at Potts Mountain near the roundabout at Cove Road in Big Canoe, Georgia. For more information, call 706-268-6392.


The Tater Patch Players in Jasper, Georgia are performing a play, “Gypsy” in July, 2012. The story is based on the life of the famous striptease artist, Gypsy Rose Lee and it focuses on her mother “the ultimate show business mother” and her pursuits of raising two daughters to perform onstage and the hardships they faced through it all.

Show times are July 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, and 28 at 7:30 PM and July 15 and 22 at 2 PM. Tickets are $15 for adults, $14 for seniors and students. For more information, call 706-253-2800.

Tater Patch Players
95 Philadelphia Lane
Jasper, GA
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