Ramble Special Events

During the Ramble, there will be Special Events here is a list of upcoming attractions:


Cherokee County Arts 

94 North Street
Canton, GA 30114


Fax: 770-704-0290



The Ramble Exhibit will display a piece of art representing each artist on the Ramble. The art will be for sale, so if you can’t make it out to a specific artist, but still want to get a piece of their work, this is the opportunity! Also ongoing, during the Ramble is the Cherokee Arts Center Holiday Gallery Show and Sale December 6-27th, the Centers December hours will be Tue – Fri 11 – 5pm, Sat 12 – 5pm, closed Christmas Day.

Map Location #1


Sharp Mountain Vineyard 

110 Rathgeb Trail
Jasper, GA 30143




During the Ramble we will be serving gourmet finger foods, and  homemade soup or chili in our Tasting Room throughout the weekend event.  Additionally, we will have an outdoor firepit and our newly expanded outdoor Pavilion for people to enjoy. And of course, offering education about winemaking, tasting and tours.

Since we are not the typical “art” venue, we want to promote our participation as a little something different; “The Art of Making and Tasting Wine”


Map Location #12



Harris Arts Center 

212 South Wall Street
Calhoun, GA 30701



In the Galleries – The 9th Annual Festival of Trees & Mistletoe Market. Tour a winter wonderland of more than 70 beautifully decorated, themed trees, wreaths and centerpieces offered for a silent auction. Shop our holiday Market for unique gifts handcrafted by regional and local artists.

There will be three artists exhibiting on the second floor of the community room during the Art Ramble: Dan and Mary DeFoor, Tisa Barton, and Doris Baboock.

Hours ” Monday 9-6, Tue – Thrs 9-4, Fri- Sat 10-2, and Dec 7 & 8 10-6.

Debbie MacKnight and Lyle & Coleen Currier will exhibit at their homes.

Map Location #40

Tannery Row 

554W Main Street, Building C
Buford, GA  30518




Enjoy some holiday refreshment and watch the artists create beautiful works of art in their studios. Tannery Row Artist Colony will feature free artist demonstrations at the following times:


11:00 Painting Demonstration
1:00  Pottery Demonstration
3:00  Mixed Media Demonstration


11:00 Mixed Media Demonstration
1:00 Painting Demonstration
3:00 Pottery Demonstration


Map Location #26

http://ngaartramble.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/big-canoe.jpg Big Canoe Artists Club 

Brownstone Centre
171 Foothills Pkwy, 30114


will be demonstrating painting during the event weekend.


Map Location #17

Sharptop Arts Association 

68 D.B. Carroll Street
Jasper, Georgia 30143




will be having their Members Art Exhibit during the Ramble.

Map Location #13





http://ngaartramble.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/rockys-place.jpg Around Back at Rocky’s Place 

3631 Hwy 53 East
Dawsonville, GA 30534




Around Back at Rocky’s Place will be serving Hot Chocolate and Roasting Marshmallows during the Ramble!

Along with the following Georgia artist will be stopping in for the Ramble… Potter: Robin “bird” Smith, Visual Story Teller: Billy Roper, Newcomer Local Folk Artist: Blue J. Johnny McBrayer, A North Georgia Favorite Contemporary Folk Artist: Dorethey Gorham, Local Fabric Artist Stephanie Talley, and the Most Popular North Georgia Folk Artist John ‘Cornbread” Anderson.

Map Location #21

Elly Hobgood 

913 Tara Lane,
Canton, Ga.  30114




“Award-winning watercolors – florals, landscapes and figures with texture and clear, vibrant  color.”

will be demonstrating watercolor at times during the event weekend.

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Roswell Art Center West 

AJ Argentina: Facility Supervisor

1355 Woodstock Rd
Roswell, GA 30075




Clay West will be having their annual show and sale “Works in Clay” during the following times (the last 2 days co-inside with the Ramble:

Opening Reception- Thursday Oct. 5, 7-9PM

Friday  Oct. 6, 10AM-8PM,
Saturday Oct. 7, 10AM-5PM,
Sunday  Oct. 8, 12PM-5PM

Refreshments will be served throughout the reception and sale.  The 32 artists will be featured.

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  Wildcat on a Wing 

Julie and David Boone

10061 Ball Ground Highway
Ball Ground, GA 30107




Special Events at Wild Cat on a Wing     December 7-8

* Holiday Refreshments             11-4pm Saturday and Sunday
* Musical Magi  live music          1-4pm  Saturday
* Featured Artists Demonstrations see site 11 for details     1-4pm  Sunday

* Hand made work featuring 120 American artists available for holiday shopping.

* Door prizes
* Gift Wrapping

Map Location #11

                                                                                                                                                                         The Great Frame Up 

Casey Levitt

149 Reinhardt College Parkway, Suite 3
Canton, GA 30114




would like to extend a 30% off framing order discount for any 2 dimensional artwork bought at a Ramble stop. I will set that up on our websiteand it will be valid from Dec 7- Jan 31.



http://ngaartramble.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/photo-factory.jpg Photo Factory & Studio 

195 Stockwood Dr. Suite 100
Woodstock, GA 30188





The Photo Factory and Studio will have local photographers and artists Kim Bates, Bob Moffa and Bob Schmiedt displaying/selling their photography and art at the studio during the Art Ramble. All are awesome photographers and specialize in various aspects of photography.

In addition, we will have one of our photographers available to take professional headshots or portraits of people stopping by the studio for $75 per 15 min session. The session will include one print up to 8X12. Additional prints and/or the digital file can be purchased for $35 for each print.



Map Location #37


                                                                                             Johns Creek Art Center 

6290 Abbotts Bridge Rd. Bldg 700
Johns Creek, GA 30097




Will have a craft for all children to work on and take home.  The Instructor and Student Holiday Market will be open and all demoing artists will have works for sale. Finally everyone who visits JCAC will become eligible for the drawing of an original piece of art by Beau Raymond.

The JCAC has the following demos scheduled during the Art Ramble:


11-1 Ashley Barnes, clay wheel.  Anita Patel, wire wrapped bracelets

1-3 Andy Jackson, clay handbuilding.  Debra Yuan, Colored Pencil , Scratchboard

3-5 Esther Kang, clay wheel


11-1 Beau Raymond, handbuilding

1-3 Andy Jackson, handbuilding.   Kathryn Gentile, Pastel and Watercolor

3-5 Ashley Barnes, handbuilding.   Sissy Saffell, Monoprints, Acrylic Pouring


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