Located just outside of Augusta and a little over an hour's drive from Atlanta and Athens, Thomson-McDuffie is quintessentially Southern in all aspects. Thomson-McDuffie welcomes guests from near and far on the first Saturday of November for the Belle Meade Hunt, a traditional fox hunt punctuated with pomp and circumstance. Tour White Hills Herb Farm, an 1890s restored farmhouse. Shop for hidden treasure at Aunt Tique's and Uncle Junks or call out the winning bid at Sunset Auctions.
The area's year-round mild climate makes it an ideal locale for outdoor activities. Festivals, such as the annual Blind Willie McTell Blues Festival, and special events provide endless opportunity for down-home revelry while historic points of interest root visitors firmly in the importance of the area. Local boutiques offer one-of-a-kind finds with a Southern twist while area restaurants satisfy the pickiest of palates. This is a slice of Southern heaven. This is Thomson-McDuffie.
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Blind Willie McTell Blues Festival
First Saturday in May. The laid back vibe of the festival creates a great atmosphere to mix and mingle with the folks seated around you, get up and dance or just seat back and sip an ice cold beer while enjoying some fantastic music.
May 6, 2017 - May 6, 2017965 Stagecoach Road NortheastView on Map
803-278-4849Selected by the Southeast Tourism Society as a Top 20 Event, the Blind Willie Blues Festival is one of the finest small festivals in the Southeast, with fans and patrons... Find Out More
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Blues Festival PackageRaysville Campground6489 Lincolnton Rd. NEView on Map
Raysville Campground on Clark's Hill Lake is offering 1 to 6 ticket packages that include a 2 night stay at the campground and a shuttle service to the festival and back to the campground at the end of the event. > Find Out More