Here are Hartwell's 2017 Events

 

 

 


 

 

MARCH

Purse Collection for 1st Annual Purse Auction.  We need your help.  Torch of Hartwell will be hosting a purse auction in September, 2017.  Currently, we are building our inventory and we need your help.  We are looking for gently used or new purses for our 1st annual purse auction.  Proceeds from this auction will benefit the Railroad Street Park Project.  So, tell your neighbors, clean out your closets and make a donation.  Please drop purses off at the Hart County Chamber of Commerce or call Kristin Joyner at 770-318-0946 or kristinjjoyner@gmail.com.

Mondays, Community Chorus Rehearsal at 5:00 pm at The Art Center, 338 E. Howell St. New members welcome. For more information, contact Maureen DeLoach at 508-560-2405.

Thursdays, TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly). We meet each Thursday at 6:30 pm at the Hart County Senior Center, 139 Clay St., Hartwell. Everyone is invited to come and learn more about how you can take off pounds sensibly and keep it off. For more information contact Don or Marilyn Styles at either 706-356-0598 or 706-244-2174 or wateroak203@outlook.com.

March 1---March 25, Black & White Photography Exhibit at The Art Center, 338 E. Howell St., Hartwell.  Drop off date is February 14 from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm.  An artist reception will be February 16 from 6:00 till 8:00 pm.  Pick-up of work will be March 26 from 10:00 am till 5:00 pm.  For more information, call 706-377-2040 or visit www.hartregionalartscouncil.org.  

March 19, Sunday, Athens Flute Choir Spring Concert at 3:00 pm at The Art Center, 338 E. Howell St., Hartwell.  Tickets are $10 at the door.  The Athens flute choir presents a variety of classical and contemporary music as well as original works.  For more information, contact the Art Center at 706-377-2040 or hartwellartcenter1@gmail.com.   

March 19, Sunday, Members Sunday Golf Event at Cateechee Golf Club.  1:00 Shotgun Start.  Create your own foursome.  $10 entry fee.  Sign up in the Golf Shop. 

March 20, Monday, Community Chorus rehearsal at the Art Center, 338 E. Howell St., Hartwell, at 5:00 pm.

March 20, Monday, Hart County Property Owners’ Association meeting at 7 pm at the Adult Learning Center lower level meeting room, 150 Benson St.  Information about the Comprehensive County Plan.  The speaker is Adam Hazell from the Georgia Mountain Regional Commission.

March 22, Wednesday, Job Fair at Fenner Dunlop, 325 Gateway Drive, Lavonia, from 9 am – 11 am.  Position:  Machine Operator (textile experience is a plus).  All shifts available (8 hour shifts).  High school diploma or GED is required.  Drug screen and background check.  If you are unable to attend, please contact TalentForce at 706-282-0978.

March 24, Saturday, Randall Bramblett Band at High Cotton Music Hall, 57 Depot St., Hartwell. For more information, visit www.highcottonmusichall.com.

March 25, Volunteer Workshop and Luncheon (call to register) from 10 am to 2 pm at the Hart County Community Theatre, 83 Depot St., Hartwell.  For more information, call 706-376-5599 or visit www.hartcountycommunitytheatre.com.  

March 27, Monday, Community Chorus rehearsal at the Art Center, 338 E. Howell St., Hartwell, at 5:00 pm.

March 28 & March 29, Hart County Schools 2017-2018 Pre-K Registration at the Hart County Agriscience Center, 1951 Bowman Hwy., Hartwell.  March 28 from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm.  March 29 from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm.  Any child who will be 4 on or before Sept. 1, 2017, and is a resident of Georgia can register.  For more information, call 706-376-5141. 

March 30, Thursday, free Health Talk from 6-7 pm in the upstairs Meeting Room of the Hart County Library.  Learn “How and Why to Eat Healthy—Lose Weight & Gain Optimal Health”.  Presented by Laura Strickland, licensed acupuncturist and TSFL Health Coach and Gay Brownlee, C.O.P.E. certified and TSFL Health Coach.  Questions and RSVP contact:  Gay Brownlee 770-853-2102 or gbrownlee32187@comcast.net

March 30--April 22, Youth Exhibit at The Art Center, 338 E. Howell St., Hartwell.  Open to all students grades 1-12, public, private or home-schooled in Hart, Franklin, Stephens and Elbert Counties.  Drop off date is March 27 from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm.  An artist reception will be March 30 from 6:00 till 8:00 pm.  Pick-up of work will be April 24 from 10:00 am till 5:00 pm.  For more information, call 706-377-2040 or visit www.hartregionalartscouncil.org.  

APRIL

Purse Collection for 1st Annual Purse Auction.  We need your help.  Torch of Hartwell will be hosting a purse auction in September, 2017.  Currently, we are building our inventory and we need your help.  We are looking for gently used or new purses for our 1st annual purse auction.  Proceeds from this auction will benefit the Railroad Street Park Project.  So, tell your neighbors, clean out your closets and make a donation.  Please drop purses off at the Hart County Chamber of Commerce or call Kristin Joyner at 770-318-0946 or kristinjjoyner@gmail.com.

Mondays, Community Chorus Rehearsal at 5:00 pm at The Art Center, 338 E. Howell St. New members welcome. For more information, contact Maureen DeLoach at 508-560-2405.

Thursdays, TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly). We meet each Thursday at 6:30 pm at the Hart County Senior Center, 139 Clay St., Hartwell. Everyone is invited to come and learn more about how you can take off pounds sensibly and keep it off. For more information contact Don or Marilyn Styles at either 706-356-0598 or 706-244-2174 or wateroak203@outlook.com.

April 1, Saturday, Trivia Night at 7 pm at Hart County Community Theatre.  For more information, call 706-376-5599 or visit www.hartcountycommunitytheatre.com

April 2, Sunday, Members Appreciation Event at Cateechee Golf Club.  All members invited to join us to Celebrate the Masters with a Par 3 Golf Event and Cateecheee Champions Dinner.  For more information, call 706-856-4653.            

April 3, Monday, Friendship Force of Lake Hartwell Meeting, Catholic Church Fellowship Hall, 1009 Benson St., Hartwell.  6:30 Social, 7:00 Pot Luck Dinner with meeting to follow.  Visitors welcome.  Questions:  Merilee Brister 678-491-1164 or bristermerilee@gmail.com.  Receiving clubs from Raleigh, NC, May 1-5; Calgary, Canada, June 19-25 and Montreal, Canada, Sept. 25-30. 

April 3, Monday, Community Chorus rehearsal at the Art Center, 338 E. Howell St., Hartwell, at 5:00 pm.

April 6, Thursday, Hart County Chamber Member’s Quarterly Breakfast at 7:30 am at Casa Grande Restaurant, 392 E. Franklin St., Hartwell.   $8 for chamber members; $10 for non-members.  Virtual tour of the new College & Career Academy.  Speaker:  HCHS Principal, Kevin Gaines.  Contact the Hartwell Chamber of Commerce at 706-376-8590 or via email hartchamber@hartcom.net for additional information.

April 7 & 8, Annual Plant Sale from 9 am-5 pm at the Hart County Botanical Garden, 1277 Elberton Hwy, just past Hart EMC.  A large variety of hard to find plants plus shrubs, perennials and annuals will be for sale.  Master gardeners will be on site to answer questions and make suggestions.  Contact info is  thehartcountybotanicalgarden@gmail.com or www.hartcogardens.org or 706-436-1557.  Cash, check and major credit cards are accepted. 

April 8, Saturday, MOPS Fundraiser Yard Sale from 8 am-1 pm at Cornerstone Baptist Church, front parking lot, 1543 Anderson Hwy., Hartwell.  Reserve your spot to sell your unwanted items for just $10.  If you are interested in donating items, contact us for pick up or drop off.  To reserve your spot, mail the following information:  name, address, phone number and number of spots needed and check.  Spots are approximately 12 x 12.  Mail to MOPS of Hartwell, 20 Blanton Shirley Rd., Hartwell GA  30643.  Spots are $15 the morning of the sale.  Tables are not furnished.  Contact us at Facebook.com/MopsofHartwell or MopsOfHartwell@gmail.com or 706-436-5588 (Janna). 

April 10, Monday, Community Chorus rehearsal at the Art Center, 338 E. Howell St., Hartwell, at 5:00 pm.

April 13, Thursday, Hop Into A Healthy Lifestyle from 5 pm – 7 pm at Sutton Park at the Rotary Pavilion.  Activities for ALL ages.  Games from 5 pm – 6 pm.  Easter egg hunt at 6 pm.  Egg hunt age groups  Pre-K & under, K – 2nd grade and 3rd – 5th grade.  Bring your favorite teddy bear for the Teddy Bear Clinic.  Sponsored by EMH employees and the Elbert Excellence Committee of EMH.  For more information, contact the Administration Department at 706-213-2534.    

April 14, Friday, Improv Night at 7 pm at Hart County Community Theatre.  For more information, call 706-376-5599 or visit www.hartcountycommunitytheatre.com.       

April 17, Monday, Community Chorus rehearsal at the Art Center, 338 E. Howell St., Hartwell, at 5:00 pm.    .      

April 20, Thursday, Diabetes Support Group from 5:30-6:30 pm at St. Mary’s Sacred Heart Hospital private dining room in the café, 367 Clear Creek Parkway, Lavonia.  Free. For information contact Alex Lundy at 706-356-7468 or alundy@stmaryssacredheart.org

April 21, Friday, Spring Luncheon Fashion Show at 12:00 Noon at The Art Center on the Square in Hartwell.  Presented by The Art Center & Bailes Cobb.  Catered by My Favorite Things.  $25 tickets are available at Bailes Cobb and from any Art Center Board Member. 

April 21, Friday, Relay for Life from 6-10 pm at the Royston Wellness Park.

April 21, Friday, Auction Preview Night at 7 pm at Hart County Community Theatre.  For more information, call 706-376-5599 or visit www.hartcountycommunitytheatre.com.

April 22, Saturday, Auction Night at 7 pm at Hart County Community Theatre.  For more information, call 706-376-5599 or visit www.hartcountycommunitytheatre.com.  

April 22, Saturday, Lake Hartwell Antique Boat Festival at Hartwell Marina, from 10 am-3 pm. Check out the beautifully restored antique boats.  Event includes art and craft show, antique and classic car show, kid’s activities, food and music. This is the official kick off for the spring and summer season and is free to the public.  For more information contact the Chamber of Commerce at hartchamber@hartcom.net or 706-376-8590.   

April 22, Saturday, Come & Cruise In from 10 am-3 pm.  Attention antique and classic car owners.  You are invited to cruise in at the Antique Boat Festival.  No cost to come.  Just meet at 9:00 am at the Belk’s of Hartwell parking lot for Parade line up.  At 9:30 am the Hartwell Police Dept. will escort you to the Hartwell Marina for parking.  You can stay as long as you like and enjoy the festival.  Also on hand will be food, music, art & crafts and kid’s activities.  For more information contact the Chamber of Commerce at hartchamber@hartcom.net or 706-376-8590. 

April 24, Monday, Community Chorus rehearsal at the Art Center, 338 E. Howell St., Hartwell, at 5:00 pm. 

April 28, 29 & 30, Annie Get Your Gun musical at the Hart County Community Theatre, 83 Depot St., Hartwell.  Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm.  Sunday Matinees at 2:30 pm. For more information, call 706-376-5599 or visit www.hartcountycommunitytheatre.com.  

April 29, Saturday, Hart County Humane Society’s 10th Annual Dam Dog Walk from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm at Big Oaks Recreation Area (on Hwy. 29 near Dam).  Registration:  $25 (Includes t-shirt & pageant entry fee)  Registration forms can be picked up at any local vet office or downloaded at www.harthumane.org.  Enter your dog to compete as Best Dressed, Cutest Canine, Most Talented, Best Strut and Friendliest Furry Friend in the Best Dog by a Dam Site Pageant.  Bring your own fur-baby or take a foster dog for a walk down the dam to raise money for Hart County’s animals.  All proceeds go to medical treatment for shelter animals.  

April 29, Saturday, 2017 American Legion Golf Tournament, at Hartwell Golf Club.  Rain date:  Saturday, May 6, 2017.  11:00 am—Lunch.  12:15 pm—Shotgun Start.  3-player Teams.  Lauderdale (Best Ball) Format.  Entry donation $50 per player.  Mulligans:  $5 each.  Entry fee includes:  green fees, carts, lunch, snacks and soft drinks.  Please send your Entry as soon as possible with your Tax Deductible check to:  The American Legion Post 109 Inc., P.O. Box 513, Hartwell, GA  30643.  Entry forms are available at Hartwell Golf Club or contact Carolyn Howard, 87 Mr. Johns Choice Rd., Hartwell, GA  30643.  Phone:  706-376-2785.  Email:  cchoward@hartcom.net.     

MAY

Purse Collection for 1st Annual Purse Auction.  We need your help.  Torch of Hartwell will be hosting a purse auction in September, 2017.  Currently, we are building our inventory and we need your help.  We are looking for gently used or new purses for our 1st annual purse auction.  Proceeds from this auction will benefit the Railroad Street Park Project.  So, tell your neighbors, clean out your closets and make a donation.  Please drop purses off at the Hart County Chamber of Commerce or call Kristin Joyner at 770-318-0946 or kristinjjoyner@gmail.com.

Mondays, Community Chorus Rehearsal at 5:00 pm at The Art Center, 338 E. Howell St. New members welcome. For more information, contact Maureen DeLoach at 508-560-2405.

Thursdays, TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly). We meet each Thursday at 6:30 pm at the Hart County Senior Center, 139 Clay St., Hartwell. Everyone is invited to come and learn more about how you can take off pounds sensibly and keep it off. For more information contact Don or Marilyn Styles at either 706-356-0598 or 706-244-2174 or wateroak203@outlook.com.

May 4--May 27, Pottery Exhibit at The Art Center, 338 E. Howell St., Hartwell.  Drop off dates are April 25, 26 & 27 from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm.  An artist reception will be May 4 from 6:00 till 8:00 pm.  Pick-up of work will be May 28 from 10:00 am till 5:00 pm.  For more information, call 706-377-2040 or visit www.hartregionalartscouncil.org.  

May 5, 6 and 7, Annie Get Your Gun musical at the Hart County Community Theatre, 83 Depot St., Hartwell.  Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm.  Sunday Matinees at 2:30 pm. For more information, call 706-376-5599 or visit www.hartcountycommunitytheatre.com.  

May 6, Saturday, 39th Annual Lake Hartwell Dam Run at Big Oaks Recreation Area, Hartwell.  5KRun/Walk & 10k Run.  Sponsored by the Hart County Running Club.  Register at www.active.com.  For more information call the Hart County Chamber of Commerce at 706-376-8590.   

May 20, 26 & 27, Forget Me Not at the Rock Gym, 45 S. Forest Ave, Elberton.  Sponsored by Savannah River Productions.  For more information, call 706-376-7397 or www.savannahriverproductions.org.   

May 27, Saturday, 10th annual "Cars & Guitars” Festival in downtown Hartwell on the Square from 10 am-2 pm. Come out to see the beautiful antique, classic and custom cars and trucks.  Shop the antique and vintage memorabilia booths section.  Classic rock and roll music all day.  Plenty of activities for kids.  To enter and reserve your spot, contact the Hart County Chamber of Commerce at hartchamber@hartcom.net, call 706-376-8590 or stop by the Chamber office. 

May 27, Lake Hartwell Music Festival at Long Point Recreation Area.

May 27 & 28, Challenge of the Centuries Bike Ride, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Hartwell.  Choose your mileage as you ride over hills, past farmlands, over the Dam and by the lakeshore.  This spectacular ride is a crowd favorite.  Go online at www.challengeofthecenturies.com to register.  Camping is available at the YMCA of Hartwell.  Proceeds support the Kiwanis Club of Hartwell’s program of work. 

JUNE

June 8--July 22, Juried Art Show at The Art Center, 338 E. Howell St., Hartwell.  Drop off dates are May 30 & 31 from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm.  An artist reception will be June 8 from 6:00 till 8:00 pm.  Pick-up of work will be July 25 from 10:00 am till 5:00 pm.  For more information, call 706-377-2040 or visit www.hartregionalartscouncil.org.  

June 15, Thursday, Diabetes Support Group from 5:30-6:30 pm at St. Mary’s Sacred Heart Hospital private dining room in the café, 367 Clear Creek Parkway, Lavonia.  Free. For information contact Alex Lundy at 706-356-7468 or alundy@stmaryssacredheart.org

June 17, Saturday, Spring Lake Homes Showcase from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm.  Tour 8 homes on beautiful Lake Hartwell.  Start your tour at any home and visit as many as you wish.  Refreshments and a raffle for a door prize will be provided at each home.  For more information, call the Hart County Chamber of Commerce at 706-376-8590 or Northeast Georgia Living Magazine at 706-246-0856.

PRE-FOURTH WEEKEND EVENTS!!

June 23, Friday, Dancin’ On Depot, a Downtown Hartwell dance party located on Depot St., from 7 pm-11 pm.  Feature Band is Still Cruzin.  Tickets are $5.00.  Kids 6 and under free.

June 24, Saturday, 41st Annual Pre-Fourth Craft Festival in Downtown Hartwell from 8:30 am- 2:30 pm. This huge craft fair takes over the downtown square and is sponsored by the Hartwell Service League.  This is the biggest show of the year with over 100 art & craft vendors, food, entertainment, kids’ activities and patriotic parade.  For vendor information, contact Beth Mewborn at bmewborn111@gmail.com or call 630-300-8193.

June 24, Saturday, Bell Family YMCA Lake Hartwell Olympic & Sprint Triathlon at 7:00 am at Big Oaks Recreation Area, 5823 Dam Road, Hartwell.  Go to www.goraceproductions.com to register for this event.  Sponsored by Bell Family YMCA.  For more information, call 706-856-9622 or visit www.gapiedmontymca.org.     

June 24, Saturday, Pre-Fourth Fireworks at Hartwell Dam's Big Oaks Recreation Area from 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm. Food vendors.  The Community Band will play patriotic music from 8-9 pm and the Fireworks Show starts about 9:15 pm.  

 

JULY

July 3, Monday, Friendship Force of Lake Hartwell Meeting, Catholic Church Fellowship Hall, 1009 Benson St., Hartwell.  6:30 Social, 7:00 Pot Luck Dinner with meeting to follow.  Visitors welcome.  Questions:  Merilee Brister 678-491-1164 or bristermerilee@gmail.com.  Receiving clubs from Raleigh, NC, May 1-5; Calgary, Canada, June 19-25 and Montreal, Canada, Sept. 25-30. 

July 13, Thursday, Hart County Chamber Member’s Quarterly Breakfast at 7:30 am at Casa Grande Restaurant, 392 E. Franklin St., Hartwell.   $8 for chamber members; $10 for non-members.  Contact the Hartwell Chamber of Commerce at 706-376-8590 or via email hartchamber@hartcom.net  for additional information.

July 15, Saturday, Summer Lake Home Showcase, 11:00 am -5:00 pm.  Experience Lake Hartwell as you tour beautiful homes representing the best lake living in Hartwell, GA.  Start your tour at any of the homes and visit as many as you wish.  For more information call the Hart County Chamber of Commerce at 706-376-8590 or email hartchamber@hartcom.net

AUGUST

August 3--August 26, Botanical Show at The Art Center, 338 E. Howell St., Hartwell.  Drop off dates are July 25, 26 & 27 from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm.  An artist reception will be August 3 from 6:00 till 8:00 pm.  Pick-up of work will be August 28 from 10:00 am till 5:00 pm.  For more information, call 706-377-2040 or visit www.hartregionalartscouncil.org.

August 7, Monday, Friendship Force of Lake Hartwell Meeting, Catholic Church Fellowship Hall, 1009 Benson St., Hartwell.  6:30 Social, 7:00 Pot Luck Dinner with meeting to follow.  Visitors welcome.  Questions:  Merilee Brister 678-491-1164 or bristermerilee@gmail.com.  Receiving clubs from Raleigh, NC, May 1-5; Calgary, Canada, June 19-25 and Montreal, Canada, Sept. 25-30.   

August 12 & 13, Wet ‘n Wild Weekend, at Long Point Recreation Area, Hartwell. The Pro Watercross Racing Event starts at 10 am both days. Stunt shows. Hang out with the racers and get autographs. There will be food, vendors, lots of kid’s activities and tons of racing action both days. For vendor booth information, contact the Hart County Chamber of Commerce at 706-376-8590 or email hartchamber@hartcom.net.

August 18 & 19, Princess Diana, at the Fine Arts Center, Hart County High School, 59 fifth St., Hartwell.  Sponsored by Savannah River Productions.  For more information, call 706-376-7397 or www.savannahriverproductions.org.     

August 25 & 26, Princess Diana at the Rock Gym, 45 S. Forest Ave., Elberton.  Sponsored by Savannah River Productions.  For more information, call 706-376-7397 or www.savannahriverproductions.org.   

 

SEPTEMBER

September 9—October 21, Portrait Exhibit at The Art Center, 338 E. Howell St., Hartwell.  Drop off date is August 29 from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm.  An artist reception will be September 7 from 6:00 till 8:00 pm.  Pick-up of work will be October 22 from 10:00 am till 5:00 pm.  For more information, call 706-377-2040 or visit www.hartregionalartscouncil.org

 

 

OCTOBER

October 1-31—The Hartwell Downtown Development Authority presents the Annual Scarecrow Bash.  Get your info packet and register today.  Information and registration packets are available at:  DDA Office at 111 W. Franklin St., Bailes Cobb, Shoppe on the Square or online at www.hartwellmainstreet.com

October 2, Monday, Friendship Force of Lake Hartwell Meeting, Catholic Church Fellowship Hall, 1009 Benson St., Hartwell.  6:30 Social, 7:00 Pot Luck Dinner with meeting to follow.  Visitors welcome.  Questions:  Merilee Brister 678-491-1164 or bristermerilee@gmail.com.  Receiving clubs from Raleigh, NC, May 1-5; Calgary, Canada, June 19-25 and Montreal, Canada, Sept. 25-30. 

October 5, Thursday, Hart County Chamber Member’s Quarterly Breakfast at 7:30 am at Casa Grande Restaurant, 392 E. Franklin St., Hartwell.   $8 for chamber members; $10 for non-members.  Contact the Hartwell Chamber of Commerce at 706-376-8590 or via email hartchamber@hartcom.net  for additional information.

October 21, Saturday, Depot Day

October 26—November 18, Sculpture Exhibit at The Art Center, 338 E. Howell St., Hartwell.  Drop off date is October 23 from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm.  An artist reception will be October 26 from 6:00 till 8:00 pm.  Pick-up of work will be November 20 from 10:00 am till 5:00 pm.  For more information, call 706-377-2040 or visit www.hartregionalartscouncil.org.  

October 31, Tuesday, Mayor’s Monster Mash from 4-6 pm on Depot St.  Come trick-or-treat with the Mayor, your friends and neighbors as community organizations hand out treats.  Dance to the music, play games and watch the entertainment.  It is a wonderful family event and it’s free.   Contact 706-376-0188 or www.hartwellmainstreet.org

NOVEMBER

November 3 & 4, Salute to Our Troops at the Rock Gym, 45 S. Forest Ave., Elberton.  Sponsored by Savannah River Productions.  For more information, call 706-376-7397 or www.savannahriverproductions.org.  

November 6, Monday, Friendship Force of Lake Hartwell Meeting, Catholic Church Fellowship Hall, 1009 Benson St., Hartwell.  6:30 Social, 7:00 Pot Luck Dinner with meeting to follow.  Visitors welcome.  Questions:  Merilee Brister 678-491-1164 or bristermerilee@gmail.com.  Receiving clubs from Raleigh, NC, May 1-5; Calgary, Canada, June 19-25 and Montreal, Canada, Sept. 25-30. 

November 10 & 11, Salute to Our Troops at the Fine Arts Center, Hart County High School., 59 Fifth St., Hartwell.  Sponsored by Savannah River Productions.  For more information, call 706-376-7397 or www.savannahriverproductions.org.  

November 21, Tuesday, "Home for the Holidays" Tree Lighting Downtown Square, Hartwell, from 5 pm-7 pm. Tree lighting and Santa at 5:30 pm. Caroling, carriage rides and smores. For more details, contact the Hartwell DDA at hartwellmainstreet@hartcom.net or 706-376-0188.

November 30—December 16, Mistletoe Market at The Art Center, 338 E. Howell St., Hartwell.  Decorate dates are November 21 & 22. Drop off dates are November 25, 26 & 27 from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm.  Vendor pick up will be December 18 from 10:00 am till 5:00 pm.  For more information, call 706-377-2040 or visit www.hartregionalartscouncil.org

 

DECEMBER

December 4, Monday, Friendship Force of Lake Hartwell Meeting, Catholic Church Fellowship Hall, 1009 Benson St., Hartwell.  6:30 Social, 7:00 Pot Luck Dinner with meeting to follow.  Visitors welcome.  Questions:  Merilee Brister 678-491-1164 or bristermerilee@gmail.com.  Receiving clubs from Raleigh, NC, May 1-5; Calgary, Canada, June 19-25 and Montreal, Canada, Sept. 25-30. 

December 10, Sunday, Christmas Parade at 4:00 pm.  Line up starts at 3:00 pm at the corner of Athens St. and Hwy. 51 in the Bells Shopping Center.  Best overall interpretation of the parade theme  wins $100 in Our Town Gift Certificates.  Parade route goes down Franklin St. to the Middle School.  Registration for participants is $15.00.  Deadline for registration is December 9th at noon.    Call, email or come by the Chamber office for more information.

 

 

 

Live Music Weekly in Hartwell

 

Cateechee Waterfall Grille Lounge

140 Cateechee Trail, Hartwell. Cateechee now hosts live bands of local talent. For more information call 706-856-4653.  Performers play from 8:00 pm-10:00 pm. No live music this weekend.

High Cotton Music Hall/Bluegrass Express

57 Depot St., Hartwell.  High Cotton Music Hall, formerly the Bluegrass Express, has been host to some of the best Bluegrass entertainment in the region and beyond. For more information visit the High Cotton Music Hall website: www.highcottonmusichall.com.March 24, Friday, Randall Bramblett and his band perform at 8:00 pm. Tickerts through www.eventbrite.com/e/randall-bramblett-band-tickets.

 

The Swamp Guinea Bar and Grill

1615 Reed Creek Highway, Hartwell.  The Swamp Guinea has some of the best fish and fixin's around and every Saturday night a different band. This family owned restaurant has been a Hartwell favorite for over 40 years and is open Wednesday- through Saturday from 4 pm on. Call 706-376-5105 for more information. Low Country Boil every Wednesday. "Ladies Night" & Jammin' with John from 7-10 pm on March 23. Little sister & the Big 3 play March 24. The Dalton Gang plays March 25.

 

83 Degrees West

3288 Rock Springs Rd., Hartwell. The restaurant is a New Orleans Seafood Grill, open Thursday through Saturday from 5 pm to 11 pm.  For more information, call 706-356-8300. Happy Hour 5-7 pm--Barefoot Reggie at 7 pm on March 23. Jammin' John at 7 pm March 24. Dave Mauldin at 7 pm March 25.

 

Downtown Cafe

63 Depot St., Hartwell. Italian and Greek cuisine. For more information, call 706-377-3055.

 

Casa Grande

392 E. Franklin St., Hartwell. Mexican and American cuisine. For more information, call 706-376-2040. Karaoke every Thursday from 7-11 pm.

 

 

 

 

 

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