Why is it called the Cotton Pickin Fair? Back in 1972 the Gay family decided to use their old cotton gin and farm land to put on a fair, and that the funds from the concessions should be dedicated to local organizations—mainly churches, clubs, and civic groups. The Cotton Pickin’ Fair was born.
What is gay Georgia known for? Gay is also home to Big Red Oak Plantation (bigredoakplantation.com). Quail, deer, turkey, dove and pheasant hunting combine with fishing and sporting clay ranges with 5-stand and on-site lodging to make Big Red Oak a sportsman’s paradise and corporate event destination.
Is Dahlonega gay-friendly? There are LGBT people here in Dahlonega who, from fear for their safety, are unable to live their lives openly. State legislatures across the country have tried to pass laws legalizing discrimination against LGBT people. Teachers across the country have been fired from their jobs for being gay or lesbian.
Is Blue Ridge Georgia gay-friendly? Growing LGBTQIA+ Communities
The mountain city of Blue Ridge is home to a growing and active LGBTQIA+ community through its businesses, residents, and visitors. This city celebrates this diversity, and in 2019, was named as the most gay-friendly city in Georgia by Thrillist.