Local Area Guide: Things to do / Activities / Attractions

If you’re looking for things to do in Helen GA while staying with us, the choices are endless. Throughout the year Helen, GA, and the surrounding areas provide an abundance of activities from tubing to shopping to wine tastings and more.

The Chattahoochee River happily gives up all kinds of fish including the most fantastic bass. Fly fishing is also a favorite activity for visitors and we encourage you to not forget your poles and bait for a relaxing day on the river.

If a sense of adventure is on your “to-do” list while here; be sure to check out our local businesses that provide zip lining, horseback riding, mountain climbing, biking and more.

April 5 - 6: Hall County Master Gardners Spring Garden Expo - Chicopee Woods Agricultural Center, Gainesville. Plant sales with trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals, garden supplies, and gardening advice. (770) 535-8293 bit.ly/hamgdnr 

April 6: Sweep the Hooch 9am-12PM - Hardmen Farm
            Flies and Fly Water 9:30am-12PM - Smithgall Woods

April 12-13: Annual Plant Sale - Hart County Botanical Garden, Hartwell. Plants, shrubs, perennials, and annuals for sale. Plus advice from a Master Gardener. (706) 436 1557.  hartcogardens.org

April 13th: Lions Club 17th Annual 5K - Elberton High School, Elberton. Run through downtown and scenic parts of Elbert County. Proceeds provide glasses to needy students. (706) 201-6355. bit.ly/5krunsight
                 Hardman Farm - Archaeology Day 10am-4pm
                 Babyland - Magical Easter Eggstravoganza

April 20th: Lavender Lamb Farm - Spring Fling 11am-5PM

April 21st: Easter Egg Hunt - Veterans Memorial Park, Dawsonville. Egg hunt with more than 20,000 eggs, plus the Easter Bunny and train rides. (706) 216-5273. kareforkids.org

April 25-28: "Cheever" - Sautee Nacoochee Center, Sautee Nacoochee. Play by Emory Jones depicts the life of renowned folk potter Cheever Meaders. (706) 878-3300. snca.org

April 26-27, May 3-4: Don't Dress for Dinner - Savannah River Playhouse, Hartwell. The comedic play depicts what happens when Bernard plans a romantic weekend with his mistress while his wife is away. (706) 376-7397 bit.ly/savprod

April 27th: Corvair Club Car Show - Downtown Helen
                  Meaders Pottery SpringFest - 9401 Skitts Mountain Dr. Lula. Collectible folk pottery, arts, and crafts, music, barbecue. (770) 540-5505

April 27-28: Bear on the Square Festival - Historic Public Square, Dahlonega. Appalachian heritage festival with bluegrass and old-time music, storytellers, artists market. (800) 231-5543. bearonthesquare.org

April 27-28: Celebrate Clayton - Downtown, Clayton. More than 100 arts and crafts vendors, entertainment, children's activities. (706) 212-9958. celebrateclayton.com