1945 Dade County Fair

Dade County’s 4th of July Celebration!
Jenkins Park – Price Street  Trenton, GA

All day activities for the entire family – car show, watermelon eating contest, talent show, kid zone, and more!  Top talent appears on stage and the evening concludes with a fireworks show!

Always the second full weekend – Saturday and Sunday – in October
New Salem Community Center atop Lookout Mountain – 12477 Hwy 136 Rising Fawn, GA

This annual arts and crafts show has been  featuring talented artists and craftspeople for nearly 50 years.  Wander the wooded setting to visit vendors displaying and selling pottery, paintings, furniture, wood carving, wreaths, baskets, jellies, and more! Live entertainment, door prizes, and plenty of autumn food favorites!
Presented by the New Salem Community Improvement Club to benefit the Community Center and New Salem Fire & Rescue

Always the second full weekend – Saturday and Sunday – in October
New Salem Community Center atop Lookout Mountain – 12477 Hwy 136 Rising Fawn, GA

This annual arts and crafts show has been  featuring talented artists and craftspeople for nearly 50 years.  Wander the wooded setting to visit vendors displaying and selling pottery, paintings, furniture, wood carving, wreaths, baskets, jellies, and more! Live entertainment, door prizes, and plenty of autumn food favorites!
Presented by the New Salem Community Improvement Club to benefit the Community Center and New Salem Fire & Rescue

Every Saturday in October
Cloudland Canyon State Park – 122 Cloudland Canyon Park Road  Rising Fawn, GA

The entire family will enjoy a hayride through the beautiful fall colors at Cloudland Canyon State Park!  Plus kid-friendly activities – bubbles, corn hole, coloring, tattoos, sandbox and more! Noon – 5pm, last hayride departs at 4pm.  Refreshments available for purchase.
Presented by Friends of Cloudland Canyon.

Last Sunday in October
Veterans Park across from the historic courthouse – Hwy 11 in downtown Trenton, GA

Fundraising event hosted by Girl Scout Troop 40118, Cub Scout Pack 3229 and Scouts BSA 29. Open to organizations, businesses, families and individuals – make your most creative scarecrow and display it on the square! Activities and Awards! Bring 2 cans of food to vote for your favorite scarecrow (to benefits the Tri-State Food Pantry)

Saturday after Veteran’s Day on November 11
4166 Cloverdale Road  Rising Fawn, GA

Join the fun and test your endurance!  Veteran’s Day race starts at 10 am.  
Sponsored by Dade County Lion’s Club

First Saturday in December
Dade County High School – 300 Tradition Lane  Trenton, GA 

An annual event featuring small businesses and talented craftspeople selling holiday decor, food, crafts, and one-of-a-kind gifts. Food available for purchase, activities for the kids, and photos with Santa!”
Presented by the Alliance for Dade

Day after Thanksgiving through the end of the year.  Judging on the first Saturday in December
Downtown Trenton – Hwy 11 and Hwy 136 

Community organizations, agencies, and companies compete to see who can bring the most holiday joy to the town with lighted displays and decorated windows!  Independent judges decide on the annual winner of the traveling plaque!
Presented by the Alliance for Dade

First Saturday in December
Veterans Park across from the historic courthouse – Hwy 11 in downtown Trenton, GA

Community organizations, agencies, and companies set up booths to allow families a safe place to celebrate the Holiday Season on the town square. Enjoy food, hot chocolate and cider, face painting, games, and decorating cookies, stockings, and ornaments. And Santa will be available for photos!
Sponsored by the Dade County Sheriff’s Office

First Saturday in December
Begins at the Business Park, travels Hwy 11 in Trenton, and ends at Moore Funeral Home

An annual favorite, this is a lighted parade that features local groups, organizations, agencies, churches and more as they parade through town on floats, four wheelers, golf carts, fire-trucks, horses, wagons and more! And, of course, Santa rides into town on a big fire truck!
Sponsored by Bank of Dade

Second weekend in December
Atop Lookout Mountain, Plum Nelly area in Rising Fawn

Dade County’s talented artists open their home studios to allow visitors to see how their beautiful works of art are created.  Paintings, pottery, jewelry, fabric designs, photographs and more – just in time for holiday gifting!