The Hot Air Balloon festival will be held, weather permitting, from June 1st-3rd!
Follow the signs to the Mayor’s place, by the river in Helen.
Friday, May 19th 6-9pm
Sweet Acre Farms Winery
7584 Bill Wilson Rd Alto, Ga (just a few minutes north of Gainesville!)
Every 3rd Friday we will be open late for After Hours/concert series at the winery! May 19th from 6-9pm, come hear the Americana style music of the incredible Tommy Joe Conner! El Tacoman will be serving up some AMAZING tacos! Wine cocktails, flights and wine slushies plus hard cider on tap. Get your weekend on!Read More
Five miles of Rt 75 are scheduled to be resurfaced, starting April 30th, and continuing
for several weeks. Expect delays!
A section of Route 75 Northbound was closed near Wendell’s Restaurant yesterday and today,
after a drainage pipe failed underneath the highway. Drivers were detoured onto Asbestos Road.
Maintenance teams worked non-stop to repair the damage and re-open the heavily trafficked
road to Helen.
Cool River’s short (1 hour) ride will be open daily for the first two weeks of April for Spring Break.
They will also be open Saturdays and Sundays from 10-5 during April and May, weather permitting.
They are offering two $10 options (the one hour float or the two hour float), or an all day pass for $14.Read More