The Piedmont College Department of Music has joined with three high schools from surrounding counties to create the Piedmont College Wind Ensemble Partnership.
"Ol' Blue Eyes" is back again. Well, not in the flesh, but the next best thing. Gabriel Russo will star in "Summer Wind: An Intimate Evening with Frank Sinatra" at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Habersham Community Theater in Clarkesville. Russo, a Dahlonega resident, has performed at the Cumming Playhouse and the Holly Theater for several years. "Summer Wind" is his tribute to Sinatra's music and career. The show is presented in two acts. The ...
Aspiring filmmakers from North Georgia will debut their work in the short film festival "Check Out Our Shorts" from 5:30-8 p.m. Friday at The Historic Holly Theater in Dahlonega.
A group of local musicians will strike up the band this weekend to pay tribute to veterans everywhere.
The Lanierland Amateur Radio Club will play host to the second annual Bringin' Home the Bacon 5K run Saturday. The race is the club's annual fundraiser to benefit ham radio operations.
The seventh annual HemlockFest returns to Lumpkin County this weekend as the Lumpkin Coalition seeks to raise awareness of the beauty and fragility of this native arbor.
A evening of jazz is on tap in a free concert from 6-9 p.m. Sunday in the Shott Auditorium, Fine Arts Building, at North Georgia College & State University in Dahlonega.
'Tis the season to get an early start on your holiday shopping. The Northeast Georgia Medical Center Auxiliary is providing the opportunity to do just that with the annual Marketplace at the Gainesville Civic Center, 830 Green St. Marketplace will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Friday and from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $5 per person, children ages 12 and under admitted for free. The shopping event will feature ...
The fruit will be flying this weekend in Mountain City in the region's first Tomato Battle. The creation of financiers Clint Nelson and Max Kramer, Tomato Battle is a day of music, beer and tomato throwing that organizers founded "to give people the best day of their lives." Rabun County's first organized tomato fight will debut at 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Blue Ridge Camp in Mountain City for the first such event east ...
The third film of the Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers series, "Ahead of Time," will screen Nov. 10 at The Arts Council Smithgall Arts Center in Gainesville.
Bigger proves to be better in the upcoming Gainesville Theatre Alliance production of "Hairspray."
The UGA Performing Arts Center will present award-winning pianist Gleb Ivanov in concert at 8 p.m. Nov. 8 in Ramsey Concert Hall.
Big scares for big people and innocent fun for little ones will be conjured up by carnies, clowns and fortune tellers at the Carnival of Screams haunted house from 6:45 to midnight Oct. 28 at Piedmont College's Lane Student Center in Demorest.
Now you see it, now you don't. Don't blink or you might miss magician Joe Turner's show in Dahlonega on Oct. 28.
If you're in the market to buy a new book or two, you may want to visit a local book sale that lets your dollars do double duty.
The second concert of the 2013 summer series at Peachtree Pointe Amphitheater is Gainesville, Fla.,-bred band, Sister Hazel. The band takes the stage at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 22.
The North Georgia Chamber Music Festival, hosted by the University of North Georgia, will continue with its final two concerts Saturday, June 22, and Sunday, June 23.
The Humane Society of Northeast Georgia will celebrate 100 years in operation Saturday at Lakeview Academy in Gainesville. The humane society was founded in 1913 and is the oldest non-church, nonprofit organization in Northeast Georgia.
The Humane Society of Northeast Georgia is looking for pure bred pups to all-American mutts for its 2014 Life Savers Calendar.
"Days of Our Lives" star Chandler Massey, 22, won his second Daytime Emmy on Sunday night for his role as Will Horton. Massey won the outstanding younger actor award. He is the grandson of Gainesville residents Abit and Kayanne Massey and was attending the University of California, Los Angeles, when he was cast as Will Horton.
Aurora Theatre assembles the best children's performers in the region, bringing them to Gwinnett County for the Aurora Children's Playhouse series.
The International Ballet Intensive's three-week residential summer dance program, under the direction of Danita Emma and Momchil Mladenov, culminates with a public performance by the elite group of young dancers at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 22, in the Hosch Theatre at the John S. Burd Center for the Performing Arts on Brenau University's Gainesville campus.
Every Saturday and Sunday in June, Three Sisters Vineyards & Winery will present the Georgia Wine Country Festival for its 12th year at the Lumpkin County vineyard.
The Holly Theater is in search of singers and actors for its next productions - Agatha Christie's "Mousetrap" and Holly and the Heartbreakers - in July and August.
Mountain Top Rodeo featuring bareback riding, steer wrestling, team roping, saddle bronc, barrel racing, bull riding, ladies breakaway roping and team roping will be Friday, June 21, and Saturday, June 22, at R-Ranch in the Mountains.
The Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club will hold a paddle-thon Saturday, June 22, at the Lake Lanier Olympic Venue in Gainesville.
Northeast Georgia and surrounding areas are gaining recognition as a rapidly rising region for the production of local and sustainable foods. The 2013 Georgia Mountains Farm Tour will showcase some of the farms, farmers, markets, community gardens and restaurants making local food across the region.
Toccoa resident Rachel Watson is the featured artist in the "Dreamworks" exhibit at the Helen Arts & Heritage Center, 25 Chattahoochee Strasse, in Helen.
ALICATS Dance & Music will perform its 10th annual spring recital "Decade of Dance" this weekend in Hosch Theater, 429 Academy St. NE, at Brenau University in Gainesville. Dancers and students from toddlers to grandparents will participate in the recital celebrating the last decade of dance.
Four new exhibits will kick off their debut with a free opening reception from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, June 13, at the Quinlan Visual Arts Center in Gainesville.