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An Extraordinary Weekend of Creative Collaboration with Amy Grant and Friends

GREENSBORO, GA. – September 22, 2016The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee will host its second annual Live at the Lake Culture Series with the talents of six-time Grammy Award winner Amy Grant. Joining Amy will be esteemed playwright Tricia Rose Burt, Grammy and Tony Award winning Songwriter Wayne Kirkpatrick, visual artist Jimmy Abegg and former Kings Of Leon band member Chris Coleman who will help lead, songwriting, photography and painting. Amy firmly believes that everyone has a creative side, and The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee invites guests to spend three days at the resort to discover from Thursday, October 27, to Sunday, October 30. The weekend will feature concerts, workshops, experiences and sessions with the experts.  Weekend guests will be the first to hear the live music premiere of new songs from Amy’s anticipated release, “Tennessee Christmas” at our Saturday night concert.

An exclusive package curated with An Extraordinary Weekend with Amy Grant and Friends at the forefront was created for guests and includes:

  • A unique and personal creative experience with Amy Grant
  • Full day of creative experiences (writing, fine arts, photography, storytelling) for two people on October 28 and 29
  • Overnight accommodations in a lake view guest room at the resort on October 27, 28 and 29
  • Opening cocktail reception and visual songwriter performance for two people on October 27
  • Evening story telling experience on October 28
  • American Breakfast for two in Georgia’s Bistro on October 28 and 29
  • Full dinner and concert by Amy Grant on October 29
  • Southern Brunch on October 30
  • Complimentary Resort Fee including overnight valet parking, internet, non-motorized lake recreation, bike rentals, golf transportation and more

The “Creative Collaboration with Amy Grant and Friends” package starts at $5,000 per couple and is inclusive of tax and gratuities.

Don Donahue, producer of the event in collaboration with Amy Grant said, “This is certainly a weekend to attend for anyone who wants to stretch their creativity.  Music, writing, performance, art, we all have it inherently in us, and it is Amy’s vision to encourage others to wake up to their own creative side.”

For more information, please visit http://www.ritzcarlton.comreynolds or contact Tiffany Porter at 706.467.7057.