Here's what's happening during Bear on the Square:


Live and Silent Country Auctions

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 5:00pm

The primary fundraiser for the annual festival, this is one of the Dahlonega area's most anticipated occasions, as enthusiastic participants crowd into the MainStage Tent to enter bids on auction items, which have included the work of North Georgia folk artist Billy Roper, work from other local and juried artists taking part in the Bear Festival's Artists Marketplace, and items contributed by b

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Open Mic

Open Mic at Bear Festival

Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 3:30pm

Don’t miss your chance to perform at Bear!

Calling All Players And Singers! For the fifth year, Bear on the Square will host an Open Mic event. Here’s how it works:

When: Saturday, April 22
Time: from 3:30 until 6:00 p.m.
Where: Uncle Dave's Workshop Tent on North Chestatee Street near the main entrance to Conner Memorial Park.

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Master Classes

Moonlight Jam

Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm

Moonlight Jam is New Saturday Night
Special Event for Annual Bear Festival

Dahlonega's Bear On The Square Mountain Festival will include a new Saturday night special event, the Moonlight Jam, in its 2017 festival lineup.

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2016 Bear on the Square Sponsors