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.
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.
Soldiers, sword fights, the Huns and a dragon all culminate around the ancient tale of a young Chinese girl named Mulan.
The third annual Soggy Doggy Pool Party will be Sunday, Sept. 7, in the Splash Zone at the Frances Meadows Aquatic Center in Gainesville.
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.
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
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.
Sometimes you just have to bust a move. If it's for a good cause, even better.
Children aren't the only ones who look forward to recess.
North Georgia runners will lace up their running shoes Monday, Sept. 1, for the third annual Labor Day Run for Autism.
An art form starting centuries ago and surviving the industrial age will be the focus of a show all its own.
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.
As the end of summer draws near, Laurel Summer Fest aims to close the season with a bang - literally.
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.
The Buford Corn Maze is set to begin its 2014 season Saturday, Aug. 30, on the 5-acre site on Friendship Road in Buford.
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.
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.
Tractors and their accompanying equipment will be in the spotlight for the annual North Hall FFA Alumni Antique Tractor Show.
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.
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.
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.
Book lovers can comb through stacks of fiction and nonfiction during the annual used book sale this weekend.
Women donning their best hats can transport themselves back in time for tea time this Saturday in Gainesville.
Indiana organist Katie Minion will tickle the ivories with classical tunes from the 17th to 20th century Sunday afternoon in Demorest.
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.
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.
Two Gainesville natives are set to make a joyful noise when they return home Sept. 20.
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.
Elachee Science Center's most popular annual event will be downright cold-blooded again this year.
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.