A month-by-month journal of what you can expect
if you visit the Artist Retreat - which flowers are blooming,
what events are scheduled, and what kind of weather to expect.
Calendar was started in April 2010 and will continue to be updated.
For cabin rental availability, check Mentone Mountain Getaways.

April @ Artist Retreat - Wildflowers growing wild all over the mountains. Dogwoods blooming all over. Wisteria blooms for about a week, then disappears again. Getting ready for Spring Fling at Mentone Springs Hotel and the Annual Art at the Barn at Sweet Seasons Farm, both in early May.
May @ Artist Retreat - Spring Fling and Annual Art at the Barn, Annual Rhododendron Festival, many more beautiful flowers blooming all over Mentone, and don't miss the US 11 ANTIQUE ALLEY & YARD SALE.
June @ Artist Retreat - The Handlers Band  Mentone Inn Pavilion; Woodcarving Workshops on Saturdays at the Wildflower Cafe with Jim Marbutt; Alabama Band Fan Appreciation Weekend
July @ Artist Retreat - Fourth of July Art Show in Mentone
August @ Artist Retreat - The Annual World’s Longest Yard Sale on Alabama Highway 117 through downtown Mentone
September @ Artist Retreat - Labor Day Art Show in Mentone
October @ Artist Retreat - Fall Colorfest -- Third Weekend in October; Parade of Homes Last Weekend in October
November @ Artist Retreat - Rattling Gourd Art Show in Summerville, Georgia (a few miles East of downtown Mentone)
December @ Artist Retreat - Musical Mountain Christmas -- Time Announced Seasonally; Christmas on the Mountain, at the JSU Canyon Center.
January @ Artist Retreat - Snow fun and skiing at Cloudmont
February @ Artist Retreat - Snow fun and skiing at Cloudmont
March @ Artist Retreat - Snow fun and skiing at Cloudmont