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.
The third annual Soggy Doggy Pool Party will be Sunday, Sept. 7, in the Splash Zone at the Frances Meadows Aquatic Center in Gainesville.
Soldiers, sword fights, the Huns and a dragon all culminate around the ancient tale of a young Chinese girl named Mulan.
Are you craftier than a Boy Scout?
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Artistic media ranging from still-lifes and statues to collages and canvases form cohesive collections to tell stories during the Quinlan Visual Arts Center's Fall Exhibitions.
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.
The Buford Corn Maze is set to begin its 2014 season Saturday, Aug. 30, on the 5-acre site on Friendship Road in Buford.
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.
As the end of summer draws near, Laurel Summer Fest aims to close the season with a bang - literally.
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.