Plans for the Spring Chicken Festival are officially under way now that a call to artists has been issued for the Fowl Art Show. Interested artists should prepare an original work measuring 11-by-14 inches or 14-by-11.
If you're looking for a good way to spend your quiet time consider snuggling in your favorite chair with a new book. Hall County Parks and Leisure invites you to drop by their main office and bring an old book to exchange for a new one.
The works of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, an artist born in France in 1864 and immortalized in films including 1952's "Moulin Rouge," and the 2001 version of the film of the same name, will be featured in an exhibit opening Saturday at Atlanta's High Museum of Art.
For the fourth time, Southern soul man Edwin McCain will perform his chart-topping love songs in a Valentine's concert with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.
ATLANTA - The High Museum of Art will host the second annual Collectors' Evening on Friday. The event, instituted in 2010 to build and improve the museum's permanent collection, invites guests to take an active role in choosing the next work of art to join the collection.
Scott Crocker is the director of "Ghost Bird," the documentary focused on the search for the elusive and believed-to-be-extinct ivory-billed woodpecker in the wilds of eastern Arkansas. He spoke by phone last week with The Times' Keith Albertson about the film, which is being screened at 7 p.m. Thursday at Elachee Nature Science Center in Gainesville.
Author J.K. Rowling may have made Harry Potter a household name, but the folks at the Coleman Planetarium in Dahlonega are working to spread the word across the universe.
The members of Damon Moon and the Whispering Drifters, a Gainesville-based band, has decided to kick off their fifth U.S. Tour in their own backyard.
Another classic hits historic Holly Theatre's stage tonight, offering audiences an unusual take on love, marriage and, of course, murder.
The same thing happens every night at dinner: The table is set, the meal is served and family members compete for the "most boring day" award. Have no fear because Hall County Parks and Leisure has the antidote.
Next time you take your family to one of Hall County's 18 parks or community centers, snap some photos and they could be featured in the 2012 Hall County Parks and Leisure Calendar.
It isn't often that students get a chance to critique their teachers' work, but that's what's happening at Gainesville State College.
The first of eight Sautee Nacoochee Center art shows debuts Friday, highlighting not paintings, photography or sculptures but wearable art.
The Bob Owens Art Gallery at North Georgia College and State University is taking a fresh look at a very old tradition: textile design.
Colored pencils are Debra Yaun's tool of choice - she's even the president of the Atlanta chapter of the Colored Pencil Society of America - but many of her works evoke paintings or even photographs.
Music of the common man is on tap for the Believers Band's spring concert at 3 p.m. Sunday in Pearce Auditorium on the Brenau University campus in Gainesville.
Once a year, Camp Frank D. Merrill Ranger training facility opens its gates to welcome civilians for a day of racing and first-hand experience in tough Ranger military training.
Over, under, around and through is the name of the game for the 2014 Muddy Duck Dash on Saturday at the University of North Georgia's Gainesville campus.
Most people today cannot remember a time when they couldn't flip a switch on the wall for light.
High school students seeking summer employment will have the opportunity to hunt for a job in one swoop Saturday.
Vaccinating and microchipping pets are top priorities for the staff of the Humane Society of Northeast Georgia.
Musical jams, storytellers and arts and crafts celebrating the Southern Appalachian culture are the focus of the 18th annual Bear on the Square Mountain Festival in Dahlonega.
Gainesville has been touted as the poultry capital of the world for as long as residents can remember, so for the 10th year in a row, the city is celebrating this fame with the annual Spring Chicken Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday on the downtown square.
More than 125 vendors will descend upon Braselton for the Antique & Garden Festival this weekend.
The Flowery Branch Spring Festival will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in historic downtown Flowery Branch along Railroad Avenue and Main Street.
Music will fill the air surrounding Brenau University's amphitheatre on Saturday night as the band Mid Life Crisis rocks the college campus to benefit an area nonprofit.
After an 18-year-old man from a slum neighbor stood trial on the charges of fatally stabbing his father, 12 men head into the jury room to decide the teenager's fate.
Everyday life and symbolic works will adorn the halls of the Sautee Nacoochee Center for the next couple of months during an invitational exhibition.
As the Easter bunny prepares to make the rounds on Sunday, children will have the opportunity to meet his relatives this weekend at the North Georgia Zoo.
John King's high-energy country-driven Southern sound and the bluesy, jazzy sound of The Lefty Williams Band will collide for one night.