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About The Dillard House

Dillard House & Area Events

The wonderful view of the pastures and rolling mountains and short distance to the pool, pond and tennis courts makes The Dillard House the perfect getaway for a relaxing vacation. Also, many of the Dillard area events provide fun and unique experiences for all ages.

Upcoming Events

Dillard House Events
Sep
15
Friday, September 15, 2017 11:30 AM to
Sunday, September 17, 2017 4:30 PM

Anyone who has read one of Mary Kay Andrews' 24 best sellers knows there is no better teller of southern tales than this talented Atlanta based author ...
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Sep
16
Saturday, September 16, 2017
11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Anyone who has read one of Mary Kay Andrews' 24 best sellers knows there is no better teller of southern tales than this talented Atlanta-based author ...
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Sep
16
Saturday, September 16, 2017
11:30 AM to 4:30 PM

A Day with New York Times Bestselling Author Mary Kay Andrews. Anyone who has read one of Mary Kay Andrews’ 24 best sellers knows there is no bette ...
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Sep
23
Saturday, September 23, 2017
10:00 AM to 5:30 PM

Join us here at The Dillard House On Saturday September, 23,2017 for complimentary carriage rides around the property from 10:00A.M. to 4P.M. We are a ...
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Area Events
Sep
09
Saturday, September 09, 2017
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

The public is invited to meet the artists-in-residence and gain insight into the creative process. Each resident gives a short reading or presentation ...
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Sep
09
Saturday, September 09, 2017
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM


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Sep
09
Saturday, September 09, 2017
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

This event will benefit Kids Place and is hosted by the Zonta Club of Franklin Area. Live music by Sweet Charity Band, food and desserts, silent aucti ...
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Sep
09
Saturday, September 09, 2017
7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Known for sharing the humor in everyday situations, Bill Engvall has been one of the top comedians for many years. He will be performing at the Smoky ...
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Sep
11
Monday, September 11, 2017
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Learn how to ferment foods to make them more digestible and nutritious at this hands-on workshop taught by Donn Erickson. This class is FREE, but plea ...
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Sep
14
Thursday, September 14, 2017
4:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Open house will take place from 4-5 PM and is open FREE to the public. A National Register Dedication will follow from 5-5:45 PM. It is also FREE. Sta ...
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Sep
15
Friday, September 15, 2017 4:00 PM to
Saturday, September 16, 2017 5:00 PM

The Dahlia Festival will begin with registration on Friday, September 15 from 4-6 PM and Saturday, September 16 from 8-10 AM. The Dahlia Flower Show w ...
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Sep
16
Saturday, September 16, 2017
8:00 AM to 8:00 PM

On a typical day, the water flow through the gorge is 35-40 CFS (cubic feet per second). During aestehetic releases, the flow is 200 CFS, and during ...
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Sep
16
Saturday, September 16, 2017
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM


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Sep
16
Saturday, September 16, 2017
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Hambidge has a number of hiking trails among an incredible biodiversity of meadows, streams, waterfalls, native plants and wildflowers, and a cove for ...
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Sep
21
Thursday, September 21, 2017
9:45 AM to 5:00 PM

9:45am – Attendees will gather at the main entrance of the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia at 46 Plaza Way, Clayton, Georgia 10:00am – Depart the Fo ...
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Sep
22
Friday, September 22, 2017
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

As part of the Blue Ridge Music Trails of North Carolina, the Johnny Webb Band will be performing at the Town Square in Highlands.
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Sep
23
Saturday, September 23, 2017
8:00 PM to 10:00 PM

The Doo Wop Project begins at the beginning, tracing the evolution of Doo Wop from the classic sound of five guys singing tight harmonies on a street ...
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Sep
25
Monday, September 25, 2017
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

This class is an introduction to food dehydration. The art of dehydration is a natural alternative to canning and freezing and benefits a family on a ...
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Sep
29
Friday, September 29, 2017
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

As part of the Blue Ridge Music Trails of North Carolina, the Mountain Dulcimer Group will be performing
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Sep
30
Saturday, September 30, 2017 8:00 AM to
Sunday, October 01, 2017 5:00 PM


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Sep
30
Saturday, September 30, 2017
11:30 AM to 2:00 PM

The last Saturday of every month Tiger Mountain Vineyards will feature Monica Spears and Derek Worth.
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Sep
30
Saturday, September 30, 2017
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM

In the abstract, a banjo duo might seem like a musical concept beset by limitations. But when the banjo players cast in those roles areAbigail Washbur ...
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Oct
05
Thursday, October 05, 2017 7:30 PM to
Saturday, October 21, 2017 9:30 PM

Set in the 1930s, this musical tale introduces the singing Sanders family, who perform their traditional and bluegrass gospel songs for the members of ...
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Oct
06
Friday, October 06, 2017
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

As part of the Blue Ridge Music Trails of North Carolina, the Johnny Webb Band will be performing at the Town Square in Highlands.
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Oct
07
Saturday, October 07, 2017
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM


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Oct
07
Saturday, October 07, 2017
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Join the Black Rock Naturalist and Volunteer Les Barnett at the Trading Post for a morning of music and family fun, building your own Canjo. We provid ...
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Oct
07
Saturday, October 07, 2017
10:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Music, Food, Contests, Crafts, Raffle, Auction, and just good plain old fun! Music from 10:15 am – 5 pm Schedule of Events from 2016 Rabun Count ...
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Oct
07
Saturday, October 07, 2017
12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Stomping Station holds two half barrels of grapes. Do your best “I Love Lucy” imitation while you stomp the grapes and step onto the back of a souven ...
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Oct
07
Saturday, October 07, 2017
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

As part of our Saturday Series, historic Barker’s Creek Mill at the Hambidge Center is open the first Saturday of each month from 1-4 pm. Hambidge Fel ...
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Oct
12
Thursday, October 12, 2017 10:00 AM to
Saturday, October 14, 2017 4:00 PM

50 – 55 Crafters with handmade items will be on display. Food will be available. Free admission. Open October 12 & 13 10am – 5 pm and October 14 10am ...
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Oct
13
Friday, October 13, 2017 10:00 AM to
Saturday, October 21, 2017 7:00 PM

Enjoy arts and crafts, a pioneer village, demonstrations, fiddler’s convention, performances and more!
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Oct
13
Friday, October 13, 2017
4:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Meet with the Park Naturalist and local Guitar maker Les Barnett at the Marie Mellinger Center for a fabulous evening of craftsmanship. We’ll have all ...
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Oct
13
Friday, October 13, 2017
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

As part of the Blue Ridge Music Trails of North Carolina, Southern Highlands will be performing at the Town Square in Highlands.
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Oct
14
Saturday, October 14, 2017
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM


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Oct
14
Saturday, October 14, 2017
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

The 2017 Great ARTdoors Festival Saturday, October 14, 10am – 5pm, at the Hambidge Center in Rabun Gap, Georgia General: $12 in advance; $15 at ...
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Oct
19
Thursday, October 19, 2017
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

9:45am – Meet at the Food Bank at 46 Plaza Way, Clayton, Ga 10:00am – Depart the Food Bank to begin our Farm & Food experience Our tour will inclu ...
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Oct
20
Friday, October 20, 2017 10:00 AM to
Sunday, October 22, 2017 5:00 PM

Celebrating 28 years of the October Leaf Lookers Gemboree. Rough & Cut Gems, minerals, fine jewelry, supplies, beads, door prizes, dealers, exhibit ...
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Oct
21
Saturday, October 21, 2017
9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

The Town of Franklin presents Western North Carolina's largest celebration of Autumn featuring the World Famous Pumpkin Roll, contests, nearly 100 art ...
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Oct
23
Monday, October 23, 2017
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Microbreweries are emerging everywhere as people realize how much they like variation in the taste of beer. You can easily make your own beer to matc ...
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Oct
26
Thursday, October 26, 2017
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Join us for an evening with three of the most spectacular names in Southern Gospel music, featuring Ivan Parker, the Talleys and the Whisnants. Ticket ...
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Oct
28
Saturday, October 28, 2017 6:00 PM to
Sunday, October 29, 2017 10:00 PM

Friday October 28th: Wine & Cheese 6pm $5 Haunted House 7-9pm Saturday October 29th: $3 Children Crafts 12pm $5 Pumpkin Decorating 2pm Cor ...
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Oct
28
Saturday, October 28, 2017 6:00 PM to
Monday, September 11, 2017 8:00 PM

Bring your little ghost or gobblin out to the Rabun County Recreation Department on October 28 for a night of fun and safe trick or treating. It is a ...
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Oct
28
Saturday, October 28, 2017
7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

A musical, pictorial and live stage presentation of Jesus’ last days based on a cantata by Dallas Holmes. The choir and cast of the Tallulah Falls, GA ...
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