Big Canoe Mountain Cabin

This “just listed” cabin is one of the best deals in Big Canoe. Used only as a seasonal  home by the owners for the past 17 years, this home has been meticulously maintained and updated.  Located in the center of the Big Canoe Village within walking distance of the lake, marina, swim club and fitness center, this is the ideal weekend or seasonal home.  With 4 bedrooms and a loft, there is room for family and guests. The home is being sold furnished.

Big Canoe Weddings at the Big Canoe Chapel

The beautiful  Big Canoe non denominational  Chapel, a favorite place for weddings, will be accepting reservations for wedding dates  from Chapel members starting August 1. On September 1, they will accept reservations from any Big Canoe homeowners and the general public.  Go to BigCanoeChapel.org for pictures and more information on the Chapel and associated facilities. Janet Noyes is the Chapel contact person for reservations. [706-268-3203]

The Chapel is located 50 miles north of Atlanta  inside the gates of Big Canoe, the premier  gated community in the scenic north Georgia mountains.  If you are looking for an easily accessible wedding destination with many accomodation options for guests, the Big Canoe Chapel might the place for your special day.   Call for more info on Big Canoe and the surrounding area. Shelby Collins 404-863-2676

Martha Ann Brooks to play at the Terraces amphitheater at Big Canoe

Saturday July 30 at 7:30 PM, the Terraces amphitheater at Big Canoe will present Martha Ann Brooks and her Nashville band who will entertain you with folk, blues, country, and classic rock. Martha Ann, who  has been nominated by the Atlanta Society of Entertainers for Female Vocalist of the Year,  is currently listed as the #1 folk artist in Chattanooga. Two of her songs were number one on Neil Young’s web site, one for 10 consecutive weeks. Come relax and dance under the stars in the mountains of Big Canoe near Jasper and Tate, GA.

Holmes Family at the Big Canoe Terraces Tonight

HOLMES FAMILY TRIO comes to Twilight at the Big Canoe Chapel Terraces Saturday July 16, at 7:30

 This popular local, family trio will perform at the Big Canoe Terraces tonight.  The talented siblings, well-known entertainers in North Georgia, will feature selections from Broadway to gospel.

Many Big Canoe homeowners know Alison Holmes Adams gorgeous voice from Big Canoe Chapel events as well as Reinhardt University, the Atlantic Music Club and Cherokee Community Chorale.

4th of July Fireworks on Lake Petit in Big Canoe

The 4th of July is always time for celebration in Big Canoe with a salute to our military service people both current and past at the Terraces amphitheater on Saturday night and many other activities for homeowners and guests.The holiday ended with a fireworks display from the dam on Big Canoe’s  Lake Petit. These wonderful pictures were taken by Big Canoe homeowner Tom Coffman from waters edge at 1165 Flycatcher Point which is featured on the home page of this website. Lakeside homeowners typically celebrate the holiday with fireworks parties while boatowners drift offshore to watch the evening  spectacular4th of July in Big Canoe”]4th of July Celebration in Big Canoe4th of July Fireworks from 1165 Flycatcher Point  

For more information about this fabulous home on one of the best lake point lots in Big Canoe, call Shelby Collins 404-863-2676

Shop for Dad at the Big Canoe Tennis Pro Shop Sale

Hugh Father’s Day Sale

Now through Sunday, June 19, 2011

For those of you coming home to Big Canoe to visit Dad on Fathers Day, hit the Big Canoe  Tennis Pro Shop and check out the great Father’s Day sale going on through Sunday, June 19. Purchase a Wilson shirt and  get one-half off the matching shorts . Get a matching Wilson shirt for 25% off with a purchase of shorts. Wilson, K Swiss, and Head men’s shoes are all 30% off with a bonus of three free cans of Head tennis balls included. Buy a man’s hat and get one can of Penn tennis balls free. All men’s tennis bags are 50% off.  There is definitely something for every Big Canoe Dad to love at this sale.

Housing Shortage Forecast!!!

Harvard Report Says Housing Shortage Is Coming

Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies in its latest annual “State of the Nation’s Housing” report says that within the next decade, 16 million new housing units will be needed to meet population growth and shifting demands

Household growth, which has dropped drastically in recent years, will be the key component in a housing shortage.  From 2007-2010, household growth decreased to about 500,000 per year which was less than half the 1.2 million annual increase averaged prior from 2000-2007.

Trout in Big Canoe’s Lake Petit

 

Although many streams in this North Georgia mountain area are designated trout streams, the Big Canoe property owners association gives Lake Petit and local fishermen a little help by stocking it with rainbow trout.

On June 13, 2011 at 11:30 a.m., 500 pounds of rainbow trout will be released into Lake Petit.  Fishing  experts will be there to talk about how to catch them and Terry Bramlett of Bramlett Trout Farms will also demonstrate how to fillet and cook trout.  Terry will then serve the trout with potato and macaroni salads.  Come to the Big Canoe marina and join the fun.

Callaway At Big Canoe Pro Shop June 8, 2011

Callaway Demo Day

June 8, 2011 – 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Callaway will be at the Big Canoe golf pro shop  tomorrow showcasing their new products. The  two new lines,Razr and Octane, will be at the pro shop. The Razr is available in drivers, fairway woods, hybrids and irons. The Octane comes in drivers and fairway woods. Come test the new products that will work wonders for your game!

Big Canoe Tennis Block Party

Tennis Block Party

June 4th, 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 The Mountain Tennis Association has invited all Big Canoe property owners  to a Tennis Block Party June 4th from 1 to 5 PM.. A Tennis Round Robin, pizza, salad, beer and wine are all FREE….Come and have a great afternoon of tennis and fun.

Call Patty Coffey at 706/579-1840 to sign up. She will need to know how many will be in your party, what time you will arrive, and how many will play. Non-players are welcome as well. See you Saturday at the Block Party and don’t miss the Live Bait Band [Jimmy Buffett tribute band] concert Saturday evening at the Big Canoe Terraces Amphitheater. [See earlier post]