Upcoming events–April 17
Legacy of Caring Gala & Auction–Saturday, April 21 at the Clubhouse at Lake Sconti. The evening will include live and silent auctions and entertainment by Broadway actor Courtenay Collins. Honorary chairs for the gala are Big Canoe residents, Sandy and Jeff Downing. The masters of ceremony are former University of Georgia head football coach, Vince Dooley, and his wife, Barbara Dooley. Tickets—at $100 per person include buffet dinner with wine—are available online at www.bigcanoelegacy.org. Dress is black-tie optional. Proceeds benefit charitable organizations in Pickens and Dawson counties that focus on the well-being of women and children.
Travel Club–Wed., April 25 at 6 p.m. at the clubhouse. Tauck Tours will present their travel opportunities in “The Tauck Difference.”
Great Decisions–Begins April 26, 10 a.m.–noon for eight sessions. Call for the spring pre-registration to participate in interactive foreign policy discussions to meet weekly on Thursdays in the Mountains Grille Room for eight sessions. Groups are limited to 30 members. The $27 registration fee will cover the cost of the text and will be charged to your POA account.
Fire House Grand Opening–Sat., April 28, 11 a.m. at Fire Station #3. Dedication, facility tour, bounce house, games, photo opportunities. Parking at the Fitness Center and Big Canoe Chapel with shuttle bus.
Acoustic Showcase–Thur., May 3, 7 p.m.
Squires & Stags–Fri., May 4,
Big Canoe Wellness Collaborative–Fri., May 4, 2-4 p.m. Volunteer Forum at the Canoe Lodge.
Marina Crawfish Boil–Sat., May 5, Marina Crawfish Boil.
Wine Dinner–Sat., May 26. Details TBA.
Travel Club–Wed., May 30 at 6 p.m. at the clubhouse. The American Queen Steamboat Company will highlight its Mississippi River cruises.
Memorial Day Service–Mon. May 28, 11 a.m. at the Big Canoe Chapel. Vietnam veteran and triple amputee Tommy Clack is scheduled to speak.
Dinner for 8–Sign up for summer session (May–August). Contact Susan Willson eliz81902yahoo.com or 706-579-2640.
BCAR Open House–each Saturday, 11 a.m. –2 p.m., –meet the residents of Big Canoe Animal Rescue. Adoptions available.