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

Big Canoe Terraces 4th of July Celebration

The Big Canoe  Independence Day weekend blasts off Saturday July 2  at the Twilight at the Terraces summer concert series  featuring the Atlanta Concert Band.

The Band ,directed by Paul Scanling, son of Big Canoe resident Fred Scanling,  will bring 60-70 musicians to the Terraces to kick off the July 4th celbration with rousing patriotic music. Wear your red, white,and blue for what should be a fun filled evening.  Tailgating will start about 5:30pm with the option of purchasing food catered by the Big Canoe  Sconti clubhouse or bringing your own picnic dinner. Lawn chairs or stadium cushions are recommended to insure a comfortable evening.  The concert will start in the Terraces amphitheater at 7:30pm.

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.

Von Grey to Play at Big Canoe Terraces Amphitheater

The Von Greys, four young sisters playing folksy, bluesy, and soulful music, will be playing the Terraces Amphitheater in Big Canoe at 7:30 Saturday June 11. Advance tickets for the concert are available for $15.00 by going to www.bigcanoechapel.org, click The Terraces link.  Tickets will also be available at the gate on Saturday night starting at 5:30 p.m. for $20.

 The Clubhouse at Big Canoe’s Lake Sconti will be catering this concert with an all inclusive [$8.00]  BBQ Pork Sandwich, Baked Beans, Cole Slaw and Iced Tea. Individually wrapped cookies or brownies and soft drinks will also be available for purchase or you can bring a picnic dinner and tailgate. 

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 Garden Club Tour

The Big Canoe Wildflower Bunch  garden club is holding its 2011 “Gardens in the Woods Tour” Fri June 10th and Saturday June 11. Residents, guests and visitors to Big Canoe can tour gardens featuring the natual plants and  landscaping of Big Canoe.Tickets are $10 and the deadline for advance ticket sales is June 1.  For more info contact  judysrq@verizon.net  or sybilburgett@tds.net . The tour will happen rain or shine so come enjoy the natural beauty of Big Canoe.

Big Canoe Swimming Lesson

The gosling that appeared in an ealier photograph by Big Canoe resident Jim Tanner has ventured into Lake Petit for a swim with his siblings.Big Canoe resident, Jim Tanner, continues to capture the progress of the goslings at Lake Petit with this new picture. The three siblings have ventured into the water for a swim and will soon be taking flight over the mountains. Wonder if they know how lucky they are to call Big Canoe home,

The Big Canoe fitness center is also offering swimming lessons in the indoor pool this summer for your “goslings” ranging from six months to 14 years. Contact the fitness center for more info.  706-268-3441

Moody’s Report Says Real Estate Prices to Bottom in 2012

According to Moody’s Analytics and Fiserv, Inc, price declines will end and average U.S. home prices will stabilize in some areas by Labor Day. According to the study, prices in some of  the hardest-hit markets will start to level by the end of 2012. The prediction was based on home price trends in 375 markets around the county that are tracked by the FiservCase-Schiller Indexes.

The Fiserv report states  that home prices have fallen to pre-bubble levels, creating affordable housing relative to income which, coupled with a gradually improving economy, will bring an end to price declines.