Union County Historical Society
"Preserving Yesterday for Tomorrow"

Christmas in the Mountains

Christmas in the Mountains
"Lighting the Square"

Saturday December 2nd, 2017

Christmas in The Mountains celebration and lighted parade kicks off the Christmas season in Blairsville. We hope you will join us on Saturday, December 2nd as the Historical society celebrates the season.

Events Include:

  • Open house 11am to 8pm.
  • Shopping the Holiday Market on the Square.
  • Silent Auction.
  • Food & Fun - Hot Dogs and Popcorn.
  • Cake Booth - Hot Chocolate and Cider.
  • Candy Booth.
  • Face Painting & Hair Bow Booths.
  • Santa's Workshop with Special Christmas Sales.
  • Get your tickets for a chance to win a 50/50, a necklace from Davis Jewelers, or a necklace from Persaud Jewelers.

Photos with Santa from 4pm to 6pm

Lighted Christmas Parade begins at 6pm

Christmas Tree Lighting • Christmas Caroling • Luminary Lighting by COSTA.

As Always, General Admission is FREE.


Spring Arts, Crafts & Music Festival

Spring Arts, Crafts & Music Festival

Downtown Blairsville May 27th & 28th Sponsored by the Union County Historical Society & the Blairsville Downtown Developement Authority; the two-day festival begins Saturday, May 27th and ends Sunday, May 28th. Hours are from 10am - 5pm both days, rain or shine.

If you need a vendor application click the link below to open it. Please print it off, fill it out and mail it in to the Historical Society.

Vendor Application Here

Mountain Heritage Festival

Mountain Heritage Festival

September 2nd & 3rd, 2017 The Heritage Festival celebrates the history and mountain culture of Union County, GA on the grounds of the Historic Mountain Life Museum around the 1906 Butt-Mock home. There will be music on the porch, arts & crafts vendors, food vendors, as well as demonstrations of skills used by Union County's earliest settlers.

If you need a vendor application click the link below to open it. Please print it off, fill it out and mail it in to the Historical Society.

Vendor Application Here

Friday Night Concerts

Friday Night Concerts

Every Friday Night from the first Friday of May through the end of October, no admission fee is charged for these concerts.

7:00 p.m. at the Historic Union County Court House on the square in Blairsville, Georgia

Maximum seating is 200, Please come early to help secure seating. We now have an elevator and a special section for wheelchairs.

Concert Schedule Here

Special War Memorial Exhibit

Special War Memorial Exhibit

Once a year - Memorial Day through Independence Day in the Old Courthouse.

Please come and view our exhibits during this time of rememberance.


Don't forget to check out the Memorial Day Parade on May 26th as well.

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Christmas Events

Christmas Events

There is several Christmas activities in the Courthouse and around the Square December 2nd through the 23rd.

Some of these events include the Christmas Parade around the square, a special Christmas concert, and community caroling. Please use the link below for more information about this event.

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