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

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.

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!

Calling all Parrot Heads!!!

The Terraces concert series will rock out  on Saturday June 4th with “The Live Bait” Jimmy Buffett tribute band.  Wear your tropical shirts, parrot head outfits, and join the Parrot Heads at the Terraces Big Canoe Amphitheater for a great time.  The concert starts at 7:30pm and tickets are $20.00 at the gate. You can bring a picnic and tailgate or enjoy pre concert food  catered by “Mexicali Joes” from Big Canoe.  Watch for bouncing beach balls!! Call me for more info.  Shelby Collins 404-863-2676

Memorial Day Tribute at The Big Canoe Terraces Honors Veterans

 

In addition to the many daily  activities in Big Canoe, the North Georgia Veterans will present a Memorial Day tribute to our country’s veterans  Monday, May 30, at The Terraces beginning at 9:50 a.m.

 Helen Buckelew, vice president of North Georgia Veterans will be participating while  Bill Gibson will give the invocation and preside over the flag raising by the North Georgia Honor Guard. Representing the different branchesof the armed services will be T Bill Saling representing the Army, Navy by David Howe, Marine Corps  Jim Puhger and Air Force Chuck Dressler.

Don’t Forget the Big Canoe Tour of Homes today!!!

The Big Canoe Tour of Homes is today. Come tour 4 incredible mountain homes and shop for antiques, jewelry, crafts and just about anything you do or do not need. Food is also being served at the venues.  It’s a fun day in the mountains with something for everyone.

The fun does not end at sunset. Stay for the Banks and Shane concert this evening at The Terraces Amphitheater in Big Canoe.  The concert starts at 7:30 but come early and tail gate or enjoy food from the iconic  Dawsonville Pool Room. Admission is $20 per adult. Children under 12 are free.

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.

Big Canoe Throws a Party

 

Big Canoe Terraces Amphitheater

Saturday night, Big Canoe welcomed 900 people to the Terraces Amphitheater to rock out with the Seven Bridges Eagles Tribute band.  Tailgating and dancing to Eagle’s hits were highlights of the evening. The next Terraces event is May 21 when Banks and Shane will perform hits from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. This is the same day as the Big Canoe Tour of Homes. Come to Big Canoe  for the entire  weekend and enjoy all the associated activities.  Call me for more information. 404-863-2676

Shelby Collins