Oct 7- 8 – Georgia Marble Festival, First weekend in October at the Lee Newton Memorial Park, Jasper, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. This two-day celebration includes a road race, parade, expo, fine arts exhibit, arts & crafts booths, entertainment, children's area, business expo and tours of the marble quarry.
Oct 7- 8 - Indian Summer Festival, First weekend in October, at the Woody Gap School in, Suches, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. On the grounds of Georgia's Smallest Public School. Activities and family entertainment, pottery, quilts, homemade goodies, stained glass, folk art and more.
Oct 14 – Blue Ridge Marching Band Festival, Fannin County High football field, 1 to 9:30 p.m. More than 2,000 marching band members from nearly two dozen high school bands are expected to participate. Bands will range in size from approximately 40 members to more than 150 members.