• "Great American Main Street Award® Winner"
    - National Main Street Center, Inc. 2016
  • "The South's Best Small Towns 2017"
    - Southern Living Magazine 2017
  • "4th Best Summer Weekend Escape"
    - USA Today Travel 2014

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    - USA Today 2016 - Consolidated Gold Mine
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    - Garden & Gun Magazine 2012
  • "10th Best Historic Small Town"
    - USA Today 2016
  • "10th Best Course You Can Play in Georgia - Achasta"
    - Golfweek Magazine
  • "Dahlonega: Small-town Escape"
    - Southern Living Magazine 2012
  • "Wine Tasting Room Capital of Georgia"
    - Georgia's State Senate Resolution 2015

  • "National Main Street City"
    - National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • "Official Appalachian Trail Community"
    - Appalachian Trail Conservancy 2010
  • "Georgia's Premier Sports Cycling Community"
    - Georgia General Assembly Resolution 2005
  • "Site of First Major U.S. Gold Rush"
    - Thousands of Miners, 1829-1849

Movies Under the Stars - Sing

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Name: Movies Under the Stars - Sing
Date: June 9, 2017
Time: 6:00 PM - 10:30 PM EDT
Trip Builder: View Trip
Event Description:

Looking for something fun to do on a Friday night? This summer, Dahlonega is inviting families and friends to their 7th Annual Movies Under The Stars series. Come sit back and enjoy the evening out in the fresh air watching one of our family friendly movies displayed on a 23' screen and selected by the students from our three Lumpkin County Elementary Schools.

Before settling down to enjoy the film at dusk, kick off your Friday evenings at 6 p.m. with activities the kids will love, like coloring and free giveaways. Sample from a variety of concessions featuring summer favorites such as hot dogs, popcorn and cotton candy (concession proceeds benefit Lumpkin Youth Leadership). Visit the Exhibitor Booths of local businesses and make sure you don't miss the ad previews on the screen that are displayed before the movie begins. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets and low-back lawn chairs.  

Are you a business looking for an affordable, creative way to advertise?

Become a Preview Sponsor for $100 (includes all four movies - only $25 per movie!!). As a Preview Sponsor, your company will be promoted throughout the entirety of the summer movie series during the movie previews. Your preview advertisement should include your logo/ad image and a short blurb about your business that will be rotated on the 23' screen until the movie begins at dusk. This is a great way to showcase your business to local families!

Another great way to advertise, and new this year, are our Exhibitor Booths. As an Exhibitor Sponsor you can set up a 10'x10' booth space to advertise, promote and familiarize Movies Attendees with your business or organization for $25 per movie.

Contact Laura James at the Chamber for more information.

About Lumpkin Youth Leadership

Lumpkin Youth Leadership is a leadership project designed to enhance, inspire, and empower freshman and sophomore high school students to explore leadership and career opportunities within the community. The project connects students to community resources and leaders, develops awareness of community challenges and opportunities, as well as engages students in community projects. Students will be empowered with new life skills; connected with community institutions and resources; inspired to explore civic responsibilities; energized to seek potential career pathways; motivated to make a life-long commitment to Lumpkin County; and able to develop and implement a community group project (Adventure Race).

For more information about the Movies Under the Stars series, contact the Dahlonega Visitors Center at (706) 864-3711. In case of inclement weather the movie will be shown at the Lumpkin County Middle School 7th/8th Grade Gym.

Event Media:
Hancock Park
North Meaders Street and Warwick Street

Lumpkin County Middle School 7th/8th Grade Gym
44 School Drive
Date/Time Information:
Friday, June 9, 2017
Contact Information:
Laura James, Events Coordinator 706-867-3763
This is a "free" community event.
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