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Caution: Wet paint, but it’s a good thing

The Quinlan Visual Arts Center is calling all artists for a plein air (or open air) painting event in the city of Flowery Branch, in partnership with the LakeView Art Center. All artists are invited to participate; there is no fee for participation.

September 04, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Plant your seat and grow your knowledge

The Dahlonega community is offering garden enthusiasts the opportunity to hear nationally recognized, multimedia personality Erica Glasener, who will speak at Dahlonega Park and Recreation, 365 Riley Road, at 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 8. The Georgia Mountains Master Gardeners organization is hosting Glasener for a lecture on "Designing a Garden for Four Seasons." This event is free to the public with refreshments being served.

September 04, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Ancient Chinese tale takes to the stage

Soldiers, sword fights, the Huns and a dragon all culminate around the ancient tale of a young Chinese girl named Mulan.

September 04, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Dogs’ day is here

The third annual Soggy Doggy Pool Party will be Sunday, Sept. 7, in the Splash Zone at the Frances Meadows Aquatic Center in Gainesville.

September 04, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Take a cruise, save a lake

Chattahoochee Riverkeeper is hosting a tour of Lake Lanier aboard the Chota Princess II, a 40-foot catamaran, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6. The cruise will leave from Aqualand Marina, 6800 Lights Ferry Road in Flowery Branch, and will be the final Lake Lanier cruise of the year.

September 04, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Over the moon about scopes?

As part of International Observe the Moon Night celebration, a Telescopes in the Park event will be from 8 to 9:45 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6 at Sardis Creek Park, off Antioch Church Road, in Gainesville. International Observe the Moon Night is an annual event dedicated to encouraging people to 'look up' and take notice of Earth's nearest neighbor, the moon. Every year on the same day, people from around the world hold events and activities that celebrate the moon

September 04, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


It’s a rodeo without horses — no bull!

If you're looking for a good way to rope in support for local veterans, the Ladies Auxiliary VFW, Post 8452 is hosting its inaugural Horseless Rodeo from 1-6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, on the campus of Riverside Military Academy, 2001 Riverside Drive, in Gainesville.

September 04, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Local dancers move to the groove, for charity

Sometimes you just have to bust a move. If it's for a good cause, even better.

September 04, 2014 | Chelsey Abercrombie | Get Out top stories


Recess meets art class in new UNG exhibit

Children aren't the only ones who look forward to recess.

September 04, 2014 | Chelsey Abercrombie | Get Out top stories


Third annual Labor Day road race raises funds for autism

North Georgia runners will lace up their running shoes Monday, Sept. 1, for the third annual Labor Day Run for Autism.

August 28, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Pottery beckons to past, future

An art form starting centuries ago and surviving the industrial age will be the focus of a show all its own.

August 28, 2014 | Chelsey Abercrombie | Get Out top stories


Lanier Islands marks Labor Day weekend

Although summer 2014 doesn't officially come to a close until Sept. 22, Lanier Islands plans to mark the season's end with a "Last Blast of Summer"-themed Labor Day weekend.

August 28, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Laurel Summer Fest celebrates the end of the season

As the end of summer draws near, Laurel Summer Fest aims to close the season with a bang - literally.

August 28, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Evening zoo tour offers behind-the-scenes look at animals

A daylight trip to the zoo is the average summertime activity. But before school starts, the North Georgia Zoo in Cleveland will open its scenery close to dusk for a behind-the-scene peek at the animals.

August 28, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Buford Corn Maze opens Saturday

The Buford Corn Maze is set to begin its 2014 season Saturday, Aug. 30, on the 5-acre site on Friendship Road in Buford.

August 28, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


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‘Sleeping Beauty’ wakes

Many know the story of "Sleeping Beauty" as a Disney classic. Some know the Grimm brothers folktale. But very few know where the story actually began.

September 19, 2014 | Tyler Bennett | Get Out top stories


Grow a glorious fall garden

As autumn official officially arrives Monday, the Hall County Master Gardeners plan to mark the event the following weekend with its annual Fall Garden Expo.

September 18, 2014 | J.K. Devine | Get Out top stories


Antique tractors chug into Clermont

Tractors and their accompanying equipment will be in the spotlight for the annual North Hall FFA Alumni Antique Tractor Show.

September 18, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Rushing through the Bard’s best plays

How can three men present Shakespeare's 37 plays in 97 minutes? Very creatively, in a Monty Python meets "Saturday Night Live" meets "The Carol Burnett" Show lampoon of Shakespeare's body of work.

September 18, 2014 | | Get Out top stories


Art association plans to memorialize John Kollock

Fans and friends of famed artist John Kollock plan to remember the man who helped to create the theme and look of the Alpine Helen, literally.

September 18, 2014 | | Get Out top stories


Good News Clinics wines, dines volunteers, supporters

For Christians, "sharing the good news" means telling others about God and Jesus. But for 43 physicians, five mid-level providers and 39 dentists, Good News Clinics allows them to share their time and expertise to those who could not afford it.

September 18, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Finding literary gems at library sale Sept. 20-21

Book lovers can comb through stacks of fiction and nonfiction during the annual used book sale this weekend.

September 18, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Tea time Victorian style Saturday at museum

Women donning their best hats can transport themselves back in time for tea time this Saturday in Gainesville.

September 18, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Organist shoots out tunes in SuperNova

Indiana organist Katie Minion will tickle the ivories with classical tunes from the 17th to 20th century Sunday afternoon in Demorest.

September 18, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Artistic eyes spy downtown Gainesville

Almost 65 artists will adorn Gainesville's historic downtown square with pottery and paintings while dancers and musicians will entertain visitors to the 11th annual Art in the Square.

September 11, 2014 | Chelsey Abercrombie | Get Out top stories


Music conducts array of activities in Clermont

The small town of Clermont will be filled with an array of activities for the next two weekends as an outdoor concert this week precedes the annual Clermont Days next week.

September 11, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Gainesville talents headed home for inspirational concert

Two Gainesville natives are set to make a joyful noise when they return home Sept. 20.

September 11, 2014 | Chelsey Abercrombie | Get Out top stories


Runners dash around Lanier Hills Church

Sporting the new name Pink & Blue Dash, the former Angel Babies 5-kilometer race and memory walk will take off down the street Sunday afternoon.

September 11, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Reptilian revelry at Elachee

Elachee Science Center's most popular annual event will be downright cold-blooded again this year.

September 11, 2014 | | Get Out top stories


Habitat to tickle funny bone on Saturday night

Palate-pleasing food, a musical interlude and a fundraising auction will fill "A Night of Laughter" for Habitat for Humanity of Hall County this weekend.

September 11, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


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