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.
In tribute to Lucille Ball's iconic grape-stomping scene on "I love Lucy," a Cleveland-based winery is marking its annual harvest in a festive style.
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.
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.
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.
Residents may put their eyes toward the skies in hopes of seeing a partial solar eclipse tonight.
Racing around the woods as a caped crusader or scary skeleton is the kind of fun Elachee Nature Science Center plans to provide during its annual Trick-or-Trek Trail Run next weekend.
Through the use of ceramic sculpture, found industrial material, illustrations and his memory, artist Tyler Nicholson plans to demonstrate his craft next week in North Georgia.
2002 National Scottish Fiddle Champion Jamie Laval will join forces with Roger Gold to entertain dancers of all ages at two dances this weekend in Gainesville.
How often do you see Kiss band members, a samurai and Superman all on the dance floor with their mothers?
For a month associated with spooky ghosts and haunting horsemen, the remaining weekends in October are filled with a plethora of Halloween-themed activities.
Twisted trails under the moonlight in a cornfield have the makings of a wickedly scary journey in Dawsonville.
October is known for fall, apples and the cooling of the weather. But in Dawsonville, October also equals classic cars and white lightning.
"The Book of Life" is a Mexican-accented kids' cartoon so colorful and unconventionally dazzling it almost reinvents the art form. As pretty as a just-punctured pinata, endlessly inventive, warm and traditional, it serves up Mexican culture in a riot of Mexican colors and mariachi-flavored music.