Enjoy Labor Day weekend at the 11th annual Mountain Heritage Festival. Mountain arts & crafts, music, food, and traditions of the north Georgia mountains are in store for Saturday – Sunday of Labor Day weekend in Blairsville, Georgia.
Hosted by the Union County Historical Society and sponsored by United Community Bank and Jackson Insurance, the Mountain Heritage Festival celebrates the cultural heritage of the north Georgia mountains. The festival features locally produced handcrafts, traditional foods, music, craft demonstrations, “old ways,” and live animals. Demonstrations like quilting, spinning, basket making, chair caning as well as hands-on activities make this a trip for all to enjoy.
The event is September 1-2, 10am – 5pm at the Mountain Life Museum, one block south of the Old Courthouse on Hwy. 129 in Blairsville. The activities will be centered round the restored 1861 Payne family log cabin, the Mauney family barn, the Duncan family cabin, and other structures from Union County’s past.
Free and open to the public, the Mountain Heritage Festival is a unique event promising wholesome family fun and teachable moments for all ages. Call the Union County Historical Society at 706-745-5493 for additional information. View our web site at www.unioncountyhistory.org. More information and pictures are available at http://unioncountyhistoricalsociety.blogspot.com/.