The next walking tour of the Solar System Scale Model is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, May 11, in Gainesville.
Habersham resident Denise Weimer's "Sautee Shadows," the first of a four-book series linking antebellum Georgia's coast and mountains during the Georgia Gold Rush, will hit the bookstands this weekend.
First Presbyterian Church of Gainesville's Chancel Choir is headed to Italy, but before they can leave, they want to share a little of Italy with Hall County.
The Quinlan Visual Arts Center will have its first Family Day from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at 514 Green St. NE in Gainesville.
The Sautee Stars, a children's theatre education class, will perform "James and the Giant Peach" this weekend in the Sautee Nacoochee Community Association Center Theater. Performances will be 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 10, and Saturday, May 11, and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 12.
Cody Marlowe and the Dead Flowers appears to be making a name on the music scene as the band's newest album "Silver and Gold" will be independently released Friday with show at 9 p.m. at Vinyl in downtown Atlanta.
Best-selling author and Southern humorist Ronda Rich will share her stories of humor and inspiration as seen through the eyes of Southerners at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, at Brenau's Pearce Auditorium. The complimentary admission event begins is being recorded for a DVD.
Despite the cool weather, cloudy days and deluge of rain in recent weeks, local farmers markets are opening to consumers this month.
For a unique experience, stroll through downtown Dahlonega on Saturday, May 11, for the annual Dahlonega Art Trail.
The second-round Class AAAAA baseball doubleheader between Gainesville and Creekview has been moved to 4:30 p.m. Thursday at Ivey-Watson Field in Gainesville. The time was changed from the original start time of 4 p.m.
The Jefferson baseball team split a doubleheader with Wesleyan in the second round of the Class AA state tournament on Wednesday in Jefferson.
This Week Exhibit: President's Summer Art Series, Gainesville. May 16 through June 30. Simmons Visual Arts Center, Presidents Gallery, 500 Washington St. SE, Gainesville. Opening reception 5:30–7:30 p.m. May 16. Featuring Patricia Burd, Jane Hemmer, Jean Westmacott and Mary Hart Wilheit. Free. 770-534-6263. Mountain Flower Art Festival, Dahlonega. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 18, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 19. Historic Square, Dahlonega. dahlonegaarts.org. Arts in the Park, Suwanee. 11 a.m. May 18. ...
This week Dinner Craft Week, Gainesville. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 16-17. Interactive Neighborhood for Kids, 999 Chestnut St. SE, Gainesville. $1 with paid admission to museum. 770-536-1900. Georgia Mountain Big Green Eggfest, Hiawassee. 9 a.m. May 18. Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds, 1311 Music Hall Road, Hiawassee. $20. mountainegg.com. Challenged Child and Friends "Rock in the Spring," Gainesville. May 18. Brenau Amphitheatre, 500 Washington St. SE, Gainesville. 770-535-8372. Stars Over Elachee, Gainesville. 8-10 p.m. May ...
Ridgewood Avenue will be closed at its intersection with Green Street from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today.
CINCINNATI - Dan Uggla hit a pair of solo homers and Juan Francisco added his first career grand slam as the Atlanta Braves recovered from last night's stunning last-swing loss by beating the Cincinnati Reds 7-2 on Wednesday.
The following local students completed courses with exemplary marks and made the President's and Dean's List for 2012 fall semester at Gainesville State College in Oakwood.
The following is a list of support groups that regularly meet in the Hall County area. These meetings are free to the public, though some may require registration or membership. Contact the agency listing for more information.
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Antiques market, Cumming. Open third weekend of each month: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays. Lakewood 400 Antiques Market, 1321 Atlanta Highway, Cumming. $3 admission good all weekend. 770-889-3400.