City of Helen 100 years

2015 Alpine Village Arts & Crafts Show

Robin Roberts Promotion presents two weekends of Arts & Crafts during Helen's prettiest time of the year. On September 19-20, the show will be featured at Unicoi Hill Park. September 26-27, the show will be at Helen's Riverside Park. Saturday hours will be 10:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. Sunday hours will be 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. This is a juried event so all items displayed must be hand made by the vendor. For more information, go to

2016 Georgia Mountain Fair

The Georgia Mountain Fair will be held July 15 - 23, 2016 at the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds in Hiawassee, GA. With first class musical performances, arts & crafts, fun carnival rides and unique attractions, the Fair provides something for every member of the family. For more information call 706-896-4191 or go to

10 Year Comprehensive Plan

June 16, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. the City of Helen will have an open meeting for discussion of the 10 Year Comprehensive Plan. Everyone is welcome to come and participate in the future planning of White County, City of Helen and City of Cleveland. The 2015 Comprehensive Plan Survey is available at Helen City Hall for those who wish to complete it prior to the meeting.

2016 United Way Celebrity Golf Tournament

The White County Celebrity Golf Tournament for 2016 is April 11-12th. The event will again be conducted at the Innsbruck Golf Club in Helen. This event, benefiting the United Way of White County, is the largest fund raiser of the year, and proceeds help fund over 8 White County charitable agencies. The night before the tournament (11th), celebrities, players, and the public gather for a reception at Bigg Daddys American Tavern and Restaurant to collect autographs and share stories of home runs and touchdowns! Team players bid for the celebrity they would like to play with. The reception and dinner at Bigg Daddys begins at 5.30 pm and the public is invited. The golf tournament begins Tuesday 8:00 a.m. For more information, call 706-878-2111.

2016 4th Annual Helen Street Dance

Saturday, September 24, 2016 from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Helen will once again host a street dance in The Market Platz area in Downtown Helen. The dance will feature the Kurt Johnston Band. Admission is free. For more information - or 800-858-8027. All ages are welcome.

2015 Reel Men Fishing Tournament

Center Baptist Church and Reel Men Ministries will sponsor the Fishers of Men Trout Tournament May 2, 2015, 7 a.m. - 11 a.m. at the Cool River Tubing. There will be trophies and door prizes, and free t-shirts while they last. For information call 706-878-2693 or go to