Arts, Culture & Entertainment

With nearly 200 years of history, the Appalachian culture of Habersham County is well preserved. Spanning the decades, the early years are depicted in Habersham’s historic Museums.

While staying in Habersham, less than a 30-minute drive will get you to the 
Currahee Military Museum in Toccoa or Babyland General Hospital in White County where Cabbage Patch babies are born.

In 2011 Habersham County received the
Camera Ready Community designation.  Since then, Habersham has been the home for several movies including Wanderlust with Jennifer Aniston and Paul Rudd.  Film companies looking for information on filming and permitting in Habersham County can find this information readily available on  Please visit that website.  If additional information is needed, call the Chamber at 1-800-835-2559.

Habersham Theater
Habersham Community Theatre, Clarkesville


Habersham Community Theater – Live performances
Piedmont College – Live performances
Habersham Hills Cinema 6 -Movie theater
Habersham Museums
Mason-Scharfenstein Museum of Art

Museums & Art Galleries

Historical Society Museum
Mauldin House Museum - the Millinery Shop and Big Holly Cabin are museums for the mountain heritage of the area 
Mark of the Potter - the oldest craft shop in the same location in Georgia.
Hickory Flat Pottery- decorative functional stoneware
Children's Gallery - open during the summer months

Looking for more current arts and culture? Don’t miss:

The Everything Elvis Museum - open June - fall, Friday & Saturday
Johnny Mize Baseball Museum - located on the campus of Piedmont College, Demorest
Mason-Scharfenstein Museum of Art - on the Piedmont College Campus, a world-class art exhibit open to the public Monday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., with no admission fee

                                                                              Seasonal Festivals/Fairs/Other Events                    

Apple Blossom BBQ Festival
- 3rd weekend in April (Friday night & Saturday)

Clarkesville’s Mountain Laurel Festival - 3rd Saturday in May
Demorest Glorious 4th of July Celebration - on Georgia Street & in Demorest City Park
NE GA Antique Auto Region Car & Truck Show - 3rd weekend in August,  Habersham County Fairground
Chattahoochee Mountains Fair – starting the Friday after Labor Day, regularly makes the list of the Top 20 Events in the Southeastern United States
Taste of Clarkesville - last Saturday in September
Cornelia’s Big Red Apple Festival- 2nd Saturday in October


Apple Mountain Resort and Golf Club
The Orchard Golf and Country Club

Dancing to Live Band Music

Other venues for culture, arts, and entertainment, click below:

Explore Cornelia
Experience Clarkesville
Chamber Business Directory