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Visitors to Dawsonville can bob to the beat with a beer

Following two successful festival last summer, the Dawsonville Music and Beer Festival plans to kick it up a notch for this year's event.

August 22, 2015 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Whet your whistle with wine

Following the harvest and fermentation process, wine enthusiasts can indulge in the tastes of red, whites and blush beverages, and especially now in Northeast Georgia.

August 20, 2015 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Ease summertime blues by contra dancing in Sautee

Contra dancers may spring into action when they hear the foot-stomping music from the Blue Moon Ramblers in Sautee Nacoochee.

August 20, 2015 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Paint in a social setting in Helen

While painting a canvas may seem like a singular activity, the Helen Arts & Heritage Center couldn't disagree more.

August 20, 2015 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Hear some mountain music in Blairsville

Ripe tomatoes and mountain music seemingly make the perfect combination for an outdoor event in the Northeast Georgia mountains. And the Byron Herbert Reece Farm and Heritage Center is making it a reality.

August 20, 2015 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


2 groups harmonize for heavenly purpose

The harmonizing sounds of gospel music will resonate throughout Riverside Military Academy's theater next week as two distinct groups perform for the students and public.

August 20, 2015 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Amateur musicians pluck tunes in park in Clermont

Some musicians jam with friends in their garages, basements or backyards for the love of music.

August 16, 2015 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Firefighters test their strength in national contest

The heat index is sure to continue soaring as firefighters from across the country will converge for the Hall County Firefighter Combat Challenge this weekend.

August 13, 2015 | Carly Sharec | Get Out top stories


Dulcimer workshop resurrects sounds of mountain music

Sounds from the early traditions of the Appalachian Mountain Dulcimer will be heard as instruments from the era are played during a living museum workshop Aug. 16 in Lawrenceville.

August 13, 2015 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Antiques, modern cars show off style in Clarkesville

Showing off their leather interiors, chrome rims and classically curved bodies, antique cars and trucks roll into the spotlight this weekend.

August 13, 2015 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Dress-up masquerade to raise funds for children

Dressed to the nines and sporting a glittery disguise, many residents will walk a red carpet of sorts for an annual fundraising gala.

August 13, 2015 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Students dance, sing around globe and assist community

The multinational cast of Up with People is headed to Hall County.

August 13, 2015 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Bikers to raise money for Special Olympians

As the summer season nears an end, some motorcyclists may want to hit the road for a final ride under sunny skies.

August 13, 2015 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Bring a picnic to theater performance at Lanier's shore

A rollicking folk drama with Bluegrass music and a bit of romance will appear on the banks of Lake Lanier this week.

August 06, 2015 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Two songwriters close out summer concert series

Two songwriters with hits such as "Lonely Eyes" by Chris Young and "It's All the Same to Me" by Billy Ray Cyrus will share those tunes and others in the last concert of the 2015 Summer Songwriter Series.

August 06, 2015 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


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National book festival to feature Dahlonega native

Publishing company owner and Dahlonega native Tabatha James will be featured at the AJC Decatur Book Festival during Labor Day weekend.

August 27, 2015 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Folk musicians to fiddle around downtown Dahlonega

Critically acclaimed contemporary folk duo Wisewater will sing its original tunes on Labor Day weekend in Dahlonega.

August 27, 2015 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Fifth Row Center to present ‘All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten’

With touching stories from author Robert Fulghum's book, the South Hall County community theater group Fifth Row Center will perform "All I Really Need ...

August 27, 2015 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Grape-stomping fun for all ages at Crush Fest

Northeast Georgia residents seeking a family friendly weekend featuring horse-drawn wagon tours across the expanse of a wine vineyard can head to Yonah Mountain Vineyards ...

August 27, 2015 | BY REBECCA BRAUN rbraun@gainesvilletimes.com | Get Out top stories


Shakespeare woos with ‘Pericles’ in Atlanta

While "Pericles: Prince of Tyre" is not considered one of the masterpieces of Western literature, the artistic director of the New American Shakespeare Tavern in ...

August 27, 2015 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Students reboot their brains at Back-to-School event

Summer has come to an end and area students have returned to class. And the Environmental and Heritage Center encourages everyone to get a head ...

August 27, 2015 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Piedmont Camerata strings together classical sounds

The classical sounds of two violins, one viola, one cello and one piano will reverberate through a chapel on the Piedmont College campus this weekend.

August 27, 2015 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


South Hall Rotary 5K to raise funds for area charities

Runners willing to hit the pavement for charities will take their mark at the starting line of the South Hall Rotary 5K.

August 27, 2015 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


New York woman makes chaotic creations with her art

Layered with paint and collage elements, Bridget Mullen's artwork creates a dream-like "confounding tangle of images" that moves the viewer "toward a resonant truth."

August 27, 2015 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Laurel Summer Fest features music and barbecue contest

Kid-friendly activities, a splash pad, live music, food and beverages will entertain young and old alike to combat the inevitable end-of-summer blues and raise money ...

August 20, 2015 | BY HAILEY VAN PARYS For The Times | Get Out top stories


Singer beckons with blues, jazz, rock and soul

One part blues, one part rock, one part jazz and a whole lot of gospel R&B soul is a trademark of Mike Farris. And ...

August 20, 2015 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Storyteller shares tales of parenthood and life

Debbie Weston From grew up listening to her favorite storytellers - her family.

August 20, 2015 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Car lovers roll into Buford to benefit children’s group

Owners of cool-looking cars, trucks or motorcycles wanting to show off their style and raise money for a good cause will have their chance next ...

August 20, 2015 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Johnny Cash tribute show returns to Holly Theater

From 1969 to 1971, Johnny Cash had his own television show and brought a new dimension to his stage presence by dressing as a riverboat ...

August 20, 2015 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Women’s Expo to debut in Gainesville

A networking event for North Georgia's women of achievement and local businesses will make its debut Saturday, Aug. 29.

August 20, 2015 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


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