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Dahlonega's Bear on the Square Mountain Festival is a yearly celebration of the Southern Appalachian culture, including music, art and folkways. Dahlonega is a picturesque town in the foothills of the North Georgia mountains, and this year's event, which will be the 18th annual, will be held in and around the town's Historic Square during the fourth weekend in April. 

Roper donates major work to festival

NOTED FOLK ARTIST CONTINUES TO SUPPORT BEAR FESTIVAL

Billy Roper, a seventh-generation native of Appalachia and a well-known North Georgia folk artist whose work is collected in countries all over the world, is a long-time supporter of Bear on the Square and its mission of carrying on the music and craft of the Southern Appalachians. Roper is himself a musician who plays banjo and guitar. He is also a painter, sculptor, carver (in wood and marble) and instrument maker.

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Upcoming Events

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

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Mainstage Schedule 2014

Bear on the Square 2014 MainStage Schedule

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