Dahlonega Valentine Events

For the benefit of our guests we have provided the following information regarding Valentine events at the wineries and elsewhere. If you haven’t booked a room or yurt with us please do so.

Some of the following events will sell out quickly so please make your reservations soon.

Littlefield Cottage Healing Arts & Day Spa What better way to share the LOVE than a Gift Certificate for a Spa Package from Littlefield Cottage Day Spa? Friday February 12 & Saturday February 13 All Ladies receiving Spa services will be presented a long stem rose and chocolate. These dates book up fast so call today to reserve your spa services! www.littlefieldcottage.com

Crown Mountain Limo Service offers Shuttle Service from the inn to Dahlonega’s Restaurants for a Romantic Dinner. Call soon to reserve your pick up time for door to door safe shuttle service. Special Surprise Included. February 12, 13&14(706)867-0747 Winery Tour/Tastings also available daily.

The Grille at Achasta Saturday, February 13th, 2010 at the Achasta Grille $70 inclusive of tax and gratuity per couple.
In the mood…to share Oysters 3 ways, on the half-shell, Bienville, & Rockefeller
Love Bite- Shrimp bisque or Caesar Salad
The Main Squeeze- Strip Oscar, hand-carved NY Strip grilled topped with lump crab and Hollendaise, served with Asparagus
or Oven Roasted Cornish Hen, with rice stuffing and winter root vegetables
or Macadamia encrusted Mahi-Mahi with ginger soy reduction served with baby bok choy, carrots, and asian fried rice
Sweet Thing- Chef’s Chocolate Bowl
Reservations begin at 6 pm. $70/couple before Feb. 5th $75/couple after Feb. 5th
Contact Jason LeBlanc at 706-867-4009 or jleblanc@achasta.com for more details.

Three Sisters Vineyards Wine & Chocolate LOVERS Celebration
Saturday & Sunday / February 6th & 7th -13th & 14th – 20th & 21st – 2010 Visit www.threesistersvineyards.com or call 706-865-9463

Montaluce Vineyards February 13th and 14th Valentine’s Day Celebration at Montaluce. Enjoy a multi-course meal and fabulous wines in one of Atlanta’s most romantic destinations. The cost is $55 per person with an optional wine pairing available for $25 per person. The menu is posted on restaurant blog at http://levignekitchen.blogspot.com. Please call 706-867-4060 to RSVP.

Frogtown Vineyards Valentine’s Day Dinner Feb 13, 2010 – Feb 13, 2010 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm $45 per person + tax & gratuity Reservations Required
Valentine’s Day Brunch Feb 14, 2010 – Feb 14, 2010 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm $35 per person + tax & gratuity Reservations Required. call 706-865-0687.

Wolf Mountain Vineyards 7th Annual Valentine Gourmet Dinner- Saturday, February 13th at 7pm Six Course Gourmet Dinner with Wine Pairings Menu to follow…The cost is $80 per person all inclusive and includes the six course gourmet dinner with wine pairings.
Valentine Gourmet Sunday Brunch- Sunday, February 14th Seating’s at 12:30 & 2:30pm $30pp, plus tax & gratuity Reservations required 706-867-9862

Blackstock Vineyards Valentine Events Saturday, February 13th
A Four Course Meal With Wine. $65 per person. Dinner and Music. Reservations Required.
Sunday, February 14th Hors d’oeuvres Reception and Music. $30 per person. Reservations Required. www.bsvw.com or call 706-219-2789

Bear on the Square Festival, April 16-18

Book your accommodation now at Cedar House Inn for the Bear on the Square Festival. We have already booked the rooms as of this date. Yurts are still available.


The 14th annual Bear on the Square Mountain Festival will be an incredible weekend of music and art held around the Historic Public Square in Dahlonega, Ga. which is located in the foothills of the North Georgia mountains.

From April 16-18, old time and bluegrass music will fill the downtown square and nearby Hancock Park.The festival opens on Friday as the musicians for the street jams start gathering around the Historic Public Square around noon.There will be on-stage performances on Saturday and Sunday at the Main Stage Tent in Hancock Park by local, regional, and national musicians with headline acts including the Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper, Jesse McReynolds & the Virginia Boys, and Ginny Hawkers & Tracy Schwarz with Kari Sickenberger.

The Mountain Marketplace around the square is being sponsored this year by John C. Campbell Folk School and will include a juried artists’ market of traditional crafts, artists demonstrating their craft throughout the marketplace as well as a heritage folk life area featuring John C. Campbell Folk School artists demonstrating such crafts as blacksmithing, basketry and more.

Extensive music workshops, the Sunday morning Gospel Jam, a street dance, the Live Country Auction on Friday evening, family activities, and of course, food, complete the offerings during the festival. For more information about the festival, including event times and locations and a complete list of sponsors, visit web site.

Appalachian Trail Celebration 3/6-3/7 2010

Stay with us and attend this informative event if you have ever considered hiking all or part of the Appalachian Trail. Many of our guests have enjoyed day hikes on the trail while staying at the inn. Some of our guests have thru hiked the trail as well.

Amicalola Falls State Park will host its annual Appalachian Trail Celebration and Backpacking Clinic on Saturday and Sunday March 6-7, 2010.

Both experienced and novice hikers attend this annual conference to learn about the A.T., listen to A.T. hikers share their experiences and discover what is involved in making the 5 million step journey across 14 states.

Several invited trail organizations will be presenting such as the Appalachian Trail Conservancy (we are members), Georgia Appalachian Trail Conference, Appalachian Long Distance Hikers Association, Atlanta Hiking Club, Leave No Trace, and others. Gene Epsy who is a 1952 thru hiker who wrote “The Trail of My Life” will also be there.

Several equipment specialists will also be attending to display and demonstrate.

Activities begin 9am each day and end at 8pm on Saturday and 6pm on Sunday.

For additional information contact Amicalola Falls Programming Department at 706-265-1969.

Permaculture Workshop 3/20 Dawsonville

Come stay with us Friday and/or Saturday evening and attend this informative workshop. Here at Cedar House Inn we are very interested in permaculture.

Introduction to Permaculture, a one day workshop, at Cedar Hill Enrichment Center in Gainesville, GA, with Bob Burns and Isabel Crabtree, founders of Central Georgia Permaculture Institute and GeorgiaPermaculture.com. Bob and Isabel are regionally noted Permaculture Designers, teachers and homesteaders near Milledgeville, GA.

Date is Saturday, March 20, 2010, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Cost is $60 which INCLUDES LUNCH.
They will cover how to “Think like a Permaculturist”- the basic ideas of Permaculture, including principles, ethics, designing landscapes, water catchment and concepts such as Food Forests, Home Ecosystems, and much more will be covered in first half of this workshop. After lunch do a “walk-about” with plant guru Bob Burns, and then work on an “Herb Spiral” which exemplifies Permaculture Principles at work. Lunch will be provided. Cedar Hill is located at 5735 Dawsonville Hwy, Gainesville, GA 30506.

For more information or to register, please call Kat at (770)887-0051 or email her at kat@discovercedarhill.org. Class is expected to fill up quickly, so please sign up early!