Events for October 2011

Toccoa-Stephens County Chamber of Commerce
Sep 20 - Nov 15 YMCA Team Lean Weight Loss Challenge
This 10-week Weight Loss Challenge lets teams and individuals compete for CASH PRIZES!
  • Date:
    September 20, 2011
  • Website:
    http://www.tscymca.webs.net
  • Location:
    Toccoa-Stephens County YMCA
  • Contact:
    706-886-9622
  • EMail:
    rdakeymca@windstream.net
  • Date/Time Details:
    1st Weigh-In
  • Fees/Admission:
    $50
Sep 30 - Oct 2 Currahee Military Weekend

2011 Annual Currahee Military Weekend Schedule of Events

 

Times are subject to change:

Thursday, September 29 

  • 10:00am–6:00pm: Museum Open, Registration, Train Depot, Mitchell Allen Conference Room

Friday, September 30

  • 10:00am–6:00pm: Museum Open, Registration, Train Depot, Conference Room
  • 10:00am–10:00pm: Hospitality Suite (Registered Guests Only)
  • 11:30am–1:30pm: Chicken BBQ Lunch at the Toccoa First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. Local businesses are encouraged to pre-order plates for their employees. If 10 or more plates are ordered they will be delivered to their worksite. Tickets are $7 at the Chamber or at the door. 
  • 1:00pm–4:00pm: Book Signing downtown.     
  • 7:00pm-11:00pm: Hangar Dance at the Toccoa-Stephens County Airport – Atlanta singing group Vintage Vocals sing songs from the 1940’s and Flash the DJ will provide the music. There will be a costume contest and the Stephens County Community Theater will give dance lessons and demonstrations.  Tickets are $10 at the Chamber and $15 at the door.

Saturday, October 1:   

  • 7:00am: Day of Registration for the Currahee Challenge Run/Walk: 3 Mile at 7:45am and 6 Mile at 8:30am.Come run the infamous Currahee Mountain trail, “3 miles up and 3 miles down,” that served as part of the rigorous basic training where the men were hardened to become battle-ready paratroopers.  1st, 2nd 3rd prizes are matted weekend art suitable for framing. Fee is $15 at the Chamber and $20 race day registration.  
  • 10:00am–1:00pm: Registration, Train Depot, Conference Room. Hospitality Suite (Registered Guests Only)
  • 10:00am–4:00pm: Museum Open, Train Depot
  • 10:00am-4:00pm: World War II Re-enactors will offer “living history” presentations, and weapons and battle demonstrations around the newly renovated court house. Downtown Toccoa, (subject to re-enactor availability)
  • 10:00am–4:00pm: Memorabilia Show & Sale: Over twenty tables of military arms and memorabilia of the Civil War, Indian Wars, WWI, WWII, Vietnam and more, Downtown Toccoa. 
  • 10:00am–4:00pm: Military Recruiter Displays and vintage military vehicles, Downtown Toccoa.
  • 10:00am-5:00pm: Commemorative Air Force Plane Rides at the Stephens County Airport - Dixie Wing WWII fighter plane rides.  Rides start at $90 and are available on a first come first serve basis.   
  • 11:00am: Veteran’s Parade, Doyle Street, Downtown Toccoa.
  • 11:30am: Opening Ceremonies and Museum Expansion Building Dedication, Train Depot
    • Toccoa Falls College Brass Band
    • Presentation of the Colors
    • Singing of the National Anthem
    • North Georgia College and State University Blue Ridge Rifles
  • 1:00, 2:00, & 3:00 p.m. Combat & Weapons Demonstrations - Downtown Toccoa Combat Traning Solutions
  • 7:00pm: Banquet and Auction at the Georgia Baptist Conference Center.   

Sunday, October 2:

  • 8:30am: Remembrance Service. Meet at the Parachute Infantry Regimen Memorial, Currahee Mountain. Take highway 123 to the Patterson Pump and Milliken-Humphrey plants.   
  • 10:00am–4:00pm: Museum Open 
  • Date:
    September 30, 2011
  • Contact:
    1-877-4CURRAHEE
  • EMail:
    wendi@toccoagachamber.com
  • Fees/Admission:
    Friday lunch - Veteran's BBQ - $7 a plate.
     
    Friday night - WWII Hangar Dance - $10 per person in advance and $15 at the door. If you come in 40's attire then $10 at the door.
     
    Currahee Challenge Run & Walk - $15 in advance and $20 race day.
     
    Reunion Banquet - $25.
Oct 1 Currahee Challenge
3 Miles Up & 3 Miles Down the Currahee Mountain!
  • Date:
    October 1, 2011
  • Location:
    Currahee Mountain
  • Contact:
    706-886-2132
  • EMail:
    welcomecenter@toccoagachamber.com
Oct 1 Stephens County Farmers' Market

locally grown produce and plants and flowers available

  • Date:
    October 1, 2011
  • Time:
    7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Location:
    Stephens County Farmers' Market
    Broad Street, Toccoa, GA

    Next door to Los Primos Mexican Restaurant
  • Date/Time Details:
    Wednesdays  & Saturdays through October

    7:00 am
Oct 5 Stephens County Farmers' Market

locally grown produce and plants and flowers available

  • Date:
    October 5, 2011
  • Time:
    7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Location:
    Stephens County Farmers' Market
    Broad Street, Toccoa, GA

    Next door to Los Primos Mexican Restaurant
  • Date/Time Details:
    Wednesdays  & Saturdays through October

    7:00 am
Oct 7 DOL Job & Career Fair
  • Date:
    October 7, 2011
  • Contact:
    706-886-2132
Oct 7 Education Seminar: Edward Jones - Importance of Review

Ara Joyce (706) 356-5999

12AM-1PM in the Mitchell Allen Room 

  • Date:
    October 7, 2011
  • Location:
    Mitchell Allen Room
Oct 7 2011 Northeast Georgia Job Fair/Career Expo
  • Date:
    October 7, 2011
  • Time:
    12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Location:
    North Georgia Technical College - Currahee Campus
  • Contact:
    Danette Smith or Cathy Smith 706-282-4514
  • EMail:
    dinette.smith@dol.state.ga.us
Oct 8 Stephens County Farmers' Market

locally grown produce and plants and flowers available

  • Date:
    October 8, 2011
  • Time:
    7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Location:
    Stephens County Farmers' Market
    Broad Street, Toccoa, GA

    Next door to Los Primos Mexican Restaurant
  • Date/Time Details:
    Wednesdays  & Saturdays through October

    7:00 am
Oct 8 March of Dimes Walk for Healthier Babies
3 mile walk
Music provided by Flash.
See www.MarchforBabies.org
  • Date:
    October 8, 2011
  • Time:
    9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Location:
    Tugaloo State Park
  • Contact:
    Leon Wommack 706-491-7110, Andi Smart 678-564-5224
  • EMail:
    leonw8251@gmail.com
  • Fees/Admission:
    FREE
Oct 10 - Oct 11 School Break Camp at Camp Toccoa
WHEN SCHOOL'S OUT, WE'RE OPEN!

Spend your school breaks at Camp Toccoa! We'll be offering activities like archery, canoeing, arts & crafts, sports & games and more! Bring a lunch, water bottle, and wear your tennis shoes. Dress for the weather and be ready to play outside. For 1st through 8th graders.  Cost is $20/day for non-club members and $15/day for Camp Fire USA club members.  Drop-off is at 8 am, Pick-up is at 5 pm. 

To sign up, download the registration form from our website:

 www.camptoccoa.org/news.html

or call our office at 706-886-2457 for more information!
  • Date:
    October 10, 2011
  • Website:
    http://www.camptoccoa.org/news.html
  • Location:
    92 Camp Toccoa Drive; Toccoa, GA 30577
  • Contact:
    706-886-2457
  • EMail:
    info@camptoccoa.org
  • Date/Time Details:
    October 10, 2011 and October 11th, 2011
    8 am-5 pm
  • Fees/Admission:
    $20/day for non-club members
    $15/day for Camp Fire USA club members
Oct 12 Stephens County Farmers' Market

locally grown produce and plants and flowers available

  • Date:
    October 12, 2011
  • Time:
    7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Location:
    Stephens County Farmers' Market
    Broad Street, Toccoa, GA

    Next door to Los Primos Mexican Restaurant
  • Date/Time Details:
    Wednesdays  & Saturdays through October

    7:00 am
Oct 15 Sage Market
  • Date:
    October 15, 2011
  • Location:
    Stephens County Market Building on MLK Blvd
  • Date/Time Details:
    8 am - 12 pm
Oct 15 Stephens County Farmers' Market

locally grown produce and plants and flowers available

  • Date:
    October 15, 2011
  • Time:
    7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Location:
    Stephens County Farmers' Market
    Broad Street, Toccoa, GA

    Next door to Los Primos Mexican Restaurant
  • Date/Time Details:
    Wednesdays  & Saturdays through October

    7:00 am
Oct 15 Sage Market
  • Date:
    October 15, 2011
  • Time:
    8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Location:
    Stephens County Market on MLK
  • Contact:
    Sharon Crosby 2706-282-3309
  • Date/Time Details:
    8:00 am - 11:00 am
Oct 18 Network Toccoa - Business Networking Coffee
  • Date:
    October 18, 2011
  • Time:
    8:30 AM - 8:30 AM
  • Location:
    WNEG Radio Conference Center
  • Date/Time Details:
    Begins at 8:30 am
Oct 19 Stephens County Farmers' Market

locally grown produce and plants and flowers available

  • Date:
    October 19, 2011
  • Time:
    7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Location:
    Stephens County Farmers' Market
    Broad Street, Toccoa, GA

    Next door to Los Primos Mexican Restaurant
  • Date/Time Details:
    Wednesdays  & Saturdays through October

    7:00 am
Oct 21 Education Seminar: Edward-Roll It-Take It-Leave It-What To Know About Your 401K

Ara Joyce (706) 356-5999

12AM-1PM in the Mitchell Allen Room 

  • Date:
    October 21, 2011
  • Location:
    Mitchell Allen Room
Oct 21 Education Seminar: Edward Jones - Building A Solid Foundation

Ara Joyce (706) 356-5999

12AM-1PM in the Mitchell Allen Room 

  • Date:
    October 21, 2011
  • Location:
    Mitchell Allen Room
Oct 22 Haunted Forest at Camp Toccoa


Camp Toccoa will be hosting a HAUNTED FOREST
on Saturday, October 22st from 6:00-8:30 pm.

Wear your costumes for a spooky evening of Family Fun!

Child Admission (under 18) is $5 per person
Adult Admission is FREE

Concessions will be available

Activities will include:

Trick-or-Treating through our cabins
Creepy Climbing (for ages 12 and up, additional $3)
Toasting marshmallows around a campfire
Carnival Games
Halloween Crafts
Fortune Teller


All youth must be accompanied by an adult.
Camp Toccoa is located on Hwy 17/Falls Road, 1/2 mile north of Stephens County Hospital and Toccoa Falls College.
  • Date:
    October 22, 2011
  • Website:
    http://www.camptoccoa.org/news.html
  • Location:
    92 Camp Toccoa Drive; Toccoa, GA 30577
  • Contact:
    706-886-2457
  • EMail:
    info@camptoccoa.org
  • Date/Time Details:
    Saturday, October 22, 2011
    6:00-8:30 pm
  • Fees/Admission:
    Youth admission (under 18) is $5 per person
    Adult admission is Free
Oct 22 Stephens County Farmers' Market

locally grown produce and plants and flowers available

  • Date:
    October 22, 2011
  • Time:
    7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Location:
    Stephens County Farmers' Market
    Broad Street, Toccoa, GA

    Next door to Los Primos Mexican Restaurant
  • Date/Time Details:
    Wednesdays  & Saturdays through October

    7:00 am
Oct 25 Rotary Top 5% Dinner & Auction
The purpose of the dinner and auction is to raise funds for the Top 5% scholarships that will be given to the Stephens County High School students.  
  • Date:
    October 25, 2011
  • Time:
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Location:
    North Georgia Technical College Currahee Campus
  • Contact:
    Rotary Club of Toccoa Shannon McFarlin or Mathew Steele
  • Date/Time Details:
    Tuesday, October 25th
    Dinner at 6pm, Auction at 6:45pm
Oct 26 Stephens County Farmers' Market

locally grown produce and plants and flowers available

  • Date:
    October 26, 2011
  • Time:
    7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Location:
    Stephens County Farmers' Market
    Broad Street, Toccoa, GA

    Next door to Los Primos Mexican Restaurant
  • Date/Time Details:
    Wednesdays  & Saturdays through October

    7:00 am
Oct 29 - Oct 30 Toccoa Harvest Festival

TOCCOA HARVEST FESTIVAL

Celebrate Fall ...The 35 Annual Harvest Festival will be held in Historic Downtown Toccoa October 29-30.  The free outdoor festival features handmade and handcrafted craft items, music, food and entertainment.  Additionally, car enthusiasts have the opportunity to experience a classic car show. 

On Sunday, the North Carolina Autumn Train Excursion Will visit Toccoa bringing 1000+ visitors to participate in the Harvest Festival this year.  Don't miss this family friendly event in downtown Toccoa!

 

  • Date:
    October 29, 2011
  • Location:

    Historic Downtown Toccoa

  • Contact:
    Main Street Toccoa 706-282-3309 877.6TOCCOA
  • EMail:
    www.MainStreetToccoa.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    October 29, 2011, Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    October 30, 2011, Sunday: Noon to 4 p.m.
Oct 29 - Oct 30 Inflate-A-Fun at Toccoa's Harvest Festival
Come Join us for Toccoa's Harvest Festival!
  • Date:
    October 29, 2011
  • Website:
    http://www.inflateafun.com
  • EMail:
    inflateafun@windstream.net
Oct 29 Stephens County Farmers' Market

locally grown produce and plants and flowers available

  • Date:
    October 29, 2011
  • Time:
    7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Location:
    Stephens County Farmers' Market
    Broad Street, Toccoa, GA

    Next door to Los Primos Mexican Restaurant
  • Date/Time Details:
    Wednesdays  & Saturdays through October

    7:00 am
Oct 29 - Oct 30 Currahee Artists' Guild Arts & Crafts Festival

The Currahee Artists' Guild will be holding their annual Arts and Crafts Festival on October 29th and 30ith of 2011. Over 70 artist will be judged in the art show that will be held in The Studio on the downtown mall.

The show will open to the public at THE STUDIO. Awards will be given out Sunday at 4:00pm during the Toccoa Harvest Festival
 

  • Date:
    October 29, 2011
  • Time:
    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Website:
    http://curraheeartguild.com
  • Location:

    The Studio in Downtown Toccoa

  • Contact:
    Gail Watson 706-886-3728
  • EMail:
    kevintoc@alltel.net
  • Date/Time Details:

    Saturday 1:00am to 5:00pm
    Sunday noon to 4:00pm

Oct 29 Christ Fellowship Church Annual Fall Festival
CHRIST FELLOWSHIP CHURCH
ANNUAL FALL FESTIVAL


Christ Fellowship Church will host their annual Fall Festival on Saturday, October 29th from 5 - 10 p.m.

Free hot dogs, chips, drinks, popcorn, & cotton candy to each person passing thru the gate.
Free games, inflatables, and rock climbing walls, music & fellowship.

Everyone is invited to join us in the fun.
  • Date:
    October 29, 2011
  • Time:
    5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Location:
    Christ Fellowship Church of Toccoa
    3273 Highway 17
    Toccoa, GA
  • Contact:
    (706) 282-7345
  • EMail:
    cfctoccoa@yahoo.com
  • Date/Time Details:
    Saturday, October 29, 2011
    5:00 - 10: p.m.