City of Jasper Georgia – Pickens County GA

Summer Camps at CAPAA Jasper

Child PaintingThe Creative and Performing Arts Academy in Jasper, Georgia is offering summer camps for children.

Camp Try-It is a week long camp on June 11 – 15, 2012 from 9 AM to 12 Noon that gives children a chance to try out all the academy has to offer. Everything from cello to voice, guitar to art, violin to piano and more will be offered. Cost for this camp is $75 per person. Scholarships are available.

Bee Sharp is a young writers and illustrators workshop which is also being held the week of June 11 – 15, 2012 from 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM. Another workshop will be held on July 9 – 13, 2012 from 9 AM to 11 AM. This workshop helps children to express themselves through short stories, poems, and illustrations. Their completed writings will be formatted into a book for them to keep. Cost for this camp is $75 plus $20 publishing costs per person. Scholarships are available.

You can get more information on the academy at

Creative and Performing Arts Academy (CAPAA)
95 Whitfield Dr., Suite A
Jasper, GA

Art in the Summer

Summer Art CampWant to help your children have a fun and educating summer? Bring them to VanGogh’s Hideaway located at Burnt Mountain Trading Co. in Jasper, Georgia for a week full of fun with art. This summer art camp will be given weekday mornings beginning on June 25, 2012 and ending on June 29, 2012 from 9:15 AM until 12 Noon. It is designed for children K – 6th grade.

The cost for the week is $65 for one child, $55 each for 2 or more per family. The price includes all art supplies, T-shirt, and snack. Advance registration is required by June 2, 2012 and space is limited so get your kids signed up today! For more information, call 706-692-5625.

VanGoghs Hideaway
Terrace Level at
Burnt Mountain Trading Company
14 Mark Whitfield St.
Jasper, GA

2012 Car and Truck Show

Come on out to Jasper Jeep in Jasper, Georgia on June 9, 2012 for the 3rd annual Countyline Baptist Church Car and Truck Show. This judged event starts at 9 AM and runs until 3 PM. There will be entertainment, door prizes, a 50/50 drawing, concessions and, of course, vehicles!

Registration begins at 9 AM and a $25 fee will be due the day of the show. Any vehicle arriving after 12 noon will not be judged. Trophies and awards will be given at 3 PM and they include Best in Show, Best Truck, People’s Choice, Preacher’s Choice, Best Engine, Top 35 Cars and Trucks, and Knuckle Buster’s Award. A trophy and $100 cash prize will be given, thanks to Jasper Jeep, to Best Mopar. For more information, call 706-253-2694 or 706-253-4852.

Jasper Jeep
1050 Highway 515 S
Jasper, GA

Heart and Soul Festival

Come on out to the Heart and Soul Festival in Jasper, Georgia on September 29, 2012 from 9 AM to 4 PM. This annual festival has been held at the Holy Family Church in Jasper for over a decade. It will feature a giant yard sale, a silent auction, Angels on Horseback, a barbeque, children’s activities, a Christmas house, books, and more! For more information on this event, call 770-893-4525.

Holy Family Church
202 Griffith Rd.
Jasper, GA

Find it Here

Cool Springs Baptist Church in Tate, Georgia is offering every resident in Pickens County a free download of the e-book “Find it Here”.

Here’s what’s in the book:

A greater understanding of God’s purpose for you. A confidential resource that will help you grow in the Christian faith. An explanation of God’s greatest gift made available to you. Four life-changing spiritual habits that will help you become more mature in your faith.
And More!

To get your copy, visit Cool Springs Baptist Church’s Free Gift.

2012 Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Egg HuntBring the kids out to Cool Springs Baptist Church in nearby Tate, Georgia on April 7, 2012 starting at 10 AM for a community wide Easter Egg Hunt. It will be fun for all. There will be games, prizes, a bounce house, a cake walk, and a giveaway for a special prize Easter basket. It is free for everyone.

For more information, contact Cool Springs Baptist Church at 770-735-2799.

Cool Springs Baptist Church
4671 Hwy 53 East
Tate, GA

The Dixie Swim Club

The Dixie Swim Club will be performed by the Tater Patch Players in Jasper, Georgia as the first show of the 2012 season. This hilarious play features 5 women who met in college as part of the swim team and they leave their families at home and gather together every year at the same beach house to reminisce and catch up on each other’s lives. Each woman is very different and have very different lifestyles but their friendships and laughter never change.

The show will run February 10 – 12, 17 – 19, and 27, 28, 2012. Showtimes are 7:30 PM except for Sunday matinees at 2 PM. Tickets are $15 for adults, $14 for seniors 60+, and $13 for students. For more information, call 706-253-2800.

Home of the Tater Patch Community Theater
95 Philadelphia Lane
Jasper, GA
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