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Ellijay Heritage Day – Harrison Park Ribbon Cutting

EllijayHeritiageFBCover_851x315 (1)September 13   10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Harrison Park

A salute to our history

A celebration of our newest park

Parade 10 a.m. Sailors Dr. to N. Main to McCutchen St.

Families, Churches, Tractors, and Your Most Creative Floats

Contact Kathy Robinson at 706.635.2782

Harrison Ribbon Cutting 11 a.m.

Celebrations of  the way we have lived and grown since 1834 until 6 p.m. Bring the whole family for reunions, picnics. 

Civil War encampment. Old-times skills demonstrations such as basketry, soap making, and woodworking. 

Learn about genealogy, heritage plants and seeds, new exhibits at the Tabor House, etc.

Plenty of good old-fashioned food and crafts.


Mountain music.

More skills and craft demonstrations needed.
Contact Mona Lowe 606.635.4711 ext. 5 or

Heritage Day vendor application


Shellac Shoe Outsider Artists Gathering


If you would like to be considered for Shellac Shoe, complete the vendor application.

City Council Budget Meeting

City of Ellijay Council Members

will hold a budget workshop

Monday, Aug. 4, 2014 at 5 p.m. at City Hall.

2015 Budget Meeting

The City of Ellijay Budget Committee will meet Friday, July 18, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at City Hall.

It’s A Star Spangled Beach Party Fourth



Join us for a celebration of our independence.

The fun starts at 3 p.m. in the River Street Parking Lot.

Beach games, corn hole, beach music, craft and food vendors.

Watch the 6 p.m. parade up River Street, around the square, and up North Main.


Look for radio personality Moby — Moby in the Morning — at the head of the parade.

Then, in the River Street Parking Lot, he’ll be singing the National Anthem, signing autographs, and sharing his downhome take on patriotism.

Stay on River Street for No Buffet Live, an evening of Buffet without Buffet.

The fireworks show starts about thirty minutes after dark

You can still enter a float in the parade, be a sponsor, or sell your creations.

Don’t say it oput loud, but Saturday is the rain date.

Parade letter and application

Vendor application


Harrison Advisory Committee Meeting


Harrison Park Advisory Committee

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014   12:00 p.m.

At City Hall Conference Room

Call to Order
Approval of Agenda
Approval of Minutes from March 11th, 2014 Meeting
Public Input
Old Business

  • Design Standards
  • Future Priorities

New Business

  •  Park Opening Update
  • Catalyst Group Update
  • Committee Member Updates
  • Other


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