Monthly Archives: December 2018

Experience Winter Wonderland at the Tour of Trees!

This truly is the most wonderful time of the year, and we’re having an absolute blast hosting the annual Tour of Trees here at the Union County Community Center! This very merry event features dozens of lavishly decorated trees and wreaths from businesses and organizations in our area and is a great Christmas photo op for families and friends alike. Here’s a little taste of the tour this year…

Come out and join the fun! The Tour of Trees takes place from now until December 31st, and is open 9am – 5pm at the Union County Community Center. Learn more about this event and all other holiday happenings at the Chamber website.

Christmas Family Fun This Weekend!

The most wonderful time of the year is now in full swing! In need of some fun and festive things to do with the family this weekend? Look no further than Blairsville-Union County! This Saturday, December 8, two of the biggest Christmas events in our area are bookending the day. Holly Jolly Christmas Breakfast with Santa takes place at the Union County Community Center from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm and will feature pictures with Santa, the Mayor’s Christmas Train, the Gingerbread Village, family photo opportunities, games, crafts, storytelling, refreshments, and much more! Admission is free, and you can learn more about Holly Jolly Christmas.

Later that afternoon, be sure to head over to Georgia’s Favorite State Park for the Christmas Tree Lighting at Vogel State Park from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm. This awesome event features hay rides, caroling, a visit from Santa himself, and more, but the highlight of the evening will be the lighting of a 35-foot Blue Spruce at 6:00 pm. Parking is $5 and all are encouraged to bring an unwrapped gift for a child up to age 12 benefiting the Union County Sheriff’s Department’s GIVE-A-GIFT toy drive (no toy knives, guns, or dangerous items). Learn more about the Tree Lighting at Vogel State Park.

For more information about all things Christmas in Blairsville-Union County, check out the Chamber website.