A 501 (c)(3) nonprofit corporation

*If you own or are involved in a business that would like to participate in our basket raffle, download the link below. Businesses are also welcome to advertise by hosting a booth by filling out an application above.


All donations go towards a scholarship fund to help people "on the mountain" reach their goals and dreams.
Our Annual Events

The Backwoods Visitors' Center & Community Shoppe currently hosts two events every year- the Springtime Sale in April and the Holiday Bazaar in November. Here you can download information and vendor applications.

Springtime Sale
Second Saturday in April
  • Plant swap
  • Spring cleaning community yard sale
  • Arts
  • Crafts
  • Antiques
  • Collectables
  • Food
  • Oconee County Fire Safety House
  • Long Creek Volunteer Fire Department
  • Silent Auction- proceeds go towards out "On the Mountain" Scholarship Fund


$5 set up donation to the "On the Mountain" Scholarship fund, please send in application to reserve a space.

**Try to bring your Silent Auction donations to our shoppe before the Sale!



Holiday Bazaar
Saturday before Thanksgiving
  • Arts
  • Crafts
  • Food
  • Live Music
  • Crafts for the kids
  • Seasonal Beverages
  • Raffle- win baskets from local merchants, ticket proceeds go towards scholarship fund to be awarded following year.
  • Festive holiday shopping


Reserve your vender space today!