Eleven-year-old Mackenzie McCarty of Warminster, Pa., returns to BabyLand General Hospital in the North Georgia Mountains to compete in the Kids Q at the Hillbilly Hog BBQ Throwdown and Fall Leaf Festival, a Kansas City Barbeque Society-sanctioned event.
Classical fairy tale characters come together in song and dance as the Spartan Players of West Hall High School present "Into the Woods" today and Saturday.
Area residents may don costumes and enter the forest at night for a fun, non-scary adventure next weekend.
While Mule Camp Market takes over the Gainesville Square, a downtown bookstore will spill its contents into the old Regions Bank building to sell its products.
Playhouse walls will rise with speed, efficiency and artistry during the Habitat for Humanity of Hall County's annual competition and fundraiser at Mule Camp Market this weekend.
Many North Georgia artists go unrecognized for their work. But from Oct. 16 to Dec. 6, artists will step into the spotlight in Gainesville.
Iconic songs and a splash of color are poised to treat the eyes and ears of Gainesville residents next Friday night with The Arts Council's first big event of the new season: "A World Of Art: International Art Exhibition" and 7 Bridges: The Ultimate Eagles Experience.
Gold Rush Days celebrating Dahlonega's history during a boom era have been a tradition for ages. And the popular festival invites North Georgians to the annual party next weekend.
Giant balloons are once again descending - and ascending, then descending again - into Flowery Branch.
The movie poster for "The Good Lie" features a smiling Reese Witherspoon, front and center. But, truth be told, neither Witherspoon nor her character is the film's star - not in the essential sense. The real stars are the Sudanese children at the bottom of the poster, their backs to us, trudging across an empty, sun-scorched expanse.
Sautee Nacoochee Center's will erupt in musical accord this weekend with its annual Sautee Jamboree.
Ever wanted to go to Germany? For the next month, it's possible to do just that without having to cross the ocean.
Denise Weimer, author of the popular Georgia Gold Series linking the state's coast and mountains in the mid-1800s, will sign copies of all four historical fiction novels from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 11 during the Mule Camp Market Festival.
Aspiring artists may throw clay or design their personal journals through two classes with the Helen Arts & Heritage Council.
Goods from more than 80 merchants from six states will pack the Gainesville Civic Center to help local residents check off their holiday shopping lists.
While young trick-or-treaters take over towns Friday night, residents 21 and older can steal away to the North Georgia mountains after Halloween to sip some spirits at the second annual Unicoi Wine Festival.
Students at Piedmont College are planning to scare Demorest residents in some favorite ways.
What's more American than a cowboy fighting for the love of farm girl who is also sought after by an unsavory ranch hand? The answer lies in the Gainesville Theatre Alliance's newest production.
More than 20 wild characters will fling back the curtains from their homes and let theater-goers see the hilarity of living in a small town.
Finding functional as well as decorative party pieces perfect for the home sometimes proves to be a difficult task. But learning to make those pieces will solve the problem.
While Christmas is eight weeks away, those wanting to create homemade crafts for the house can try out a craft class in Sautee Nacoochee.
Singing without music is a talent one group excels at and plans to show off in concert.
Internationally known soprano, Indra Thomas, will open the 2014-2015 Marvelous Music Concert Series next weekend at First Presbyterian Church in Gainesville.
Fresh off his debut at the Grand Ole Opry, country singer John King returns home for a Nov. 2 concert at Piedmont College called "Homegrown."
Notes of "Sing Unto Zion: The Brahms Requiem" will rise and fall in tempo as the Voices of North Georgia performs its fall concert.
Every Halloween for almost 20 years, children have descended on downtown Gainesville for Trick-or-Treat on the Square and this year will be no different.
Among the numerous festivals budding across Flowery Branch this fall season, the LakeView Art Center will hold the annual 'Fall in Love with Art' festival Nov. 1.
A festival filled with vintage, salvage and rustic treasures will occupy downtown Braselton for a three-day festivity.
First comes the arrival of fall, starting with the official date followed by the dropping temperature. Next is the arrival of many fall festivals and the city of Cornelia is no different.