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Release Date: Apr 5 2015

 

HISTORIC PUBLIC SQUARE TO CLOSE FOR FESTIVAL

For the second year - in a move designed to allow more space for attendees, artists and performers, as well as provide safer conditions for festival goers - Dahlonega's Historic Public Square will again be closed to vehicular traffic during Bear on the Square.

Release Date: Apr 5 2015

 

BEAR 2015 ARTIST MARKETPLACE
HAS RECORD NUMBER OF EXHIBITORS

The Artist Marketplace for the 19th annual Bear on the Square Mountain Festival, scheduled in Dahlonega the weekend of Saturday and Sunday, April 18-19, will have a record high number of exhibitors' tents this year.

Release Date: Mar 29 2015

April 1, 2015

BEAR FESTIVAL AUCTION COMMITTEE
COLLECTING ITEMS FOR EVENT

Release Date: Mar 22 2015

 

BEAR FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES
SPONSORS LISTING FOR 2015 

Dahlonega's  Bear on the Square Mountain Festival has another impressive list of sponsors for its 19th annual festivities, which will be held around the town's Historic Public Square the weekend of Saturday and Sunday, April 18-19.

Release Date: Feb 18 2015

 

FESTIVAL SCHEDULE INCLUDES VARIED LIST OF ACTIVITIES

Release Date: Jan 31 2015

 

PICK & BOW 2015 FUNDRAISER SET

The 2015 Kickoff Event for the Georgia Pick & Bow Traditional Music School's yearly fundraising effort will give patrons the opportunity to enjoy an outstanding evening of music.

Release Date: Jan 28 2015

 

STORYTELLING GIVEN GREATER EMPHASIS AT FESTIVAL,
WHICH IS NAMED NSN's SE REGIONAL SPOTLIGHT EVENT

The National Storytelling Network (NSN) has awarded Dahlonega's Bear on the Square Mountain Festival the designation as this year's Southeast Regional Spotlight Event for Storytelling.

Release Date: Jan 20 2015

 

BEAR FESTIVAL RECEIVES SEBA RECOGNITION

Release Date: Jan 13 2015

 

BEAR FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES MAINSTAGE LINEUP FOR 2015

Release Date: Apr 16 2014

(The following story was written in May 2010 and appeared in some publications and on some websites)

BEAR ON THE SQUARE ORGANIZERS OFFER MEMORIES OF HOW IT BEGAN

2015 Bear on the Square Sponsors