Enjoy Brasstown Valley Resort's Fifth Annual Arts & Crafts Show November 29 - December 1 and Begin Your Holiday Shopping in a Beautiful Setting

YOUNG HARRIS, Ga., Oct. 16, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Turn Black Friday into Fun and Relaxing Friday at Brasstown Valley Resort & Spa. For the fifth consecutive year, Brasstown Valley Resort is pleased to host its Holiday Arts & Crafts Festival on Friday November 29th through Sunday December 1st. Enjoy complimentary admission to the Resort. The juried Arts & Crafts Festival is open Thanksgiving Weekend from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Sunday.

More than 100 different craftsmen and artists will compete in 15 categories with original works of art. All art is for sale and makes beautiful and original holiday gifts. In addition, the public is invited to come early and experience the day at the Resort which will also be featuring its unique Gingerbread Village, holiday decorations and holiday trees indicative of the Resort's North Georgia Mountain setting, and an antique style train display. Both the Dining Room and Brassie's Pub will be open for lunch, dinner and snacks. Football fans can watch the big games while the rest of the family enjoys the holiday atmosphere in this beautiful mountain retreat. For more information and directions visit: www.BrasstownValley.com.

Enjoy Thanksgiving Weekend & Annual Thanksgiving Buffet

If you're ready to take the day off on Thanksgiving, you and your family are invited to enjoy Brasstown Valley Resort's Holiday Buffet served on Thanksgiving Day, November 28th from noon through 7p.m. This family friendly buffet is a southern gourmet delight filled with favorites such as Tom Turkey with Cornbread and Sausage Stuffing, Candied Sweet Potatoes, and traditional seasonal cakes and pies. But also bring your appetite for the unexpected, everything from peel-and-eat Gulf Shrimp, to New Zealand Green Lipped Mussels, to Blackened Salmon, Roasted Prime Rib, Pork Loin and the Resort's signature Warm Bourbon Bread Pudding. Thanksgiving Day Brunch is priced at $43.95 for adults, $23.95 for children 6 -12 years-old, and free for children five and under when dining with adults. (Prices include coffee, tea and water. Alcoholic beverages, gratuities and tax are not included). For Thanksgiving Buffet reservations call: 706.379.4617.

Or stay the entire holiday weekend with a Thanksgiving three night package for two priced at $724 (not including resort fees, taxes and gratuities). Relax in a traditional lodge guestroom and savor the Thanksgiving Buffet. For Thanksgiving Weekend Vacation Packages call: 800-201-3205 or online at www.BrasstownValley.com.

About Brasstown Valley Resort & Spa

Brasstown Valley Resort & Spa is only two hours north of Atlanta on US Highway 76. It is deep in the Appalachian Mountains near the foot of the state's highest peak, Brasstown Bald. The resort includes 102 lodge-style guestrooms in the main lodge and 32 guestrooms in eight lodge cabins. Guests will enjoy pampering at the Resort's 7,500 square foot Equani Spa which is inspired by Native American techniques and botanicals. The Resort is also recognized for its 18-hole championship golf course designed by Denis Griffiths. In addition, there is a heated indoor-outdoor pool, tennis courts, and meeting facilities that can accommodate groups of up to 330 people in its 14,298 square feet of state-of-the-art conference space and unique special event venues. For dining the Resort features The Dining Room noted for its original interpretation of contemporary Southern Cuisine, as well as Brassies Sport Pub and The Fireside Lounge for casual dining. For more information & reservations visit www.BrasstownValley.com or call 800.201.3205.

CONTACT: Media Contact: Gayle MacIntyre Global Ink Communications 404.643.8222 GayleMacIntyre@bellsouth.netSource:Brasstown Valley Resort & Spa