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A guide to Netflix holiday binge watching

The Christmas presents are all opened. The family has left. Maybe you got a new TV or at least an iTunes gift card. So, if you haven't had to head back to work yet and have found yourself with time on your hands, put on your Santa hat and get comfy with these recommendations:

December 25, 2014 | | Get Out top stories


Residents can plunge into Lake Lanier on New Year's Day

Participants young and old are prepared to jump in the frigid waters of Lake Lanier at the 18th annual Polar Bear Plunge at the Lake Lanier Olympic Venue on 3105 Clarks Bridge Road.

December 24, 2014 | BY AMANDA HEAD ahead@gainesvilletimes.com | Get Out top stories


Favorite reindeer spreads Christmas spirit

You know Dasher and Dancer and Prancer and Vixen, Comet and Cupid and Donner and Blitzen. But do you recall, the most famous reindeer of all?

December 23, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


‘Gifts of Magi’ and ‘Christmas Memory’ tell touching stories

Theatrical Outfit in Atlanta continues its "Season of Compassion" with the uplifting musical "The Gifts of the Magi" and storytelling event "A Christmas Memory," which explores the compassion needed and realized when people really love each other and can triumphantly navigate adversity.

December 18, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Artist’s work inspires stillness

Since Sam Raynor was young, she knew she wanted to make people smile with her artwork.

December 18, 2014 | BY AMANDA HEAD ahead@gainesvilletimes.com | Get Out top stories


Celebrate an extreme Christmas

Christmas is a week away, but some are already handing out gifts.

December 18, 2014 | Tyler Bennett | Get Out top stories


Gazing over Japanese ceramics at Piedmont College

A world-traveling exhibit of Japanese studio ceramics is making a two-month stop at the Piedmont College Mason-Scharfenstein Museum of Art in Demorest.

December 18, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Holiday classic dances, sparkles

More than 122 years ago, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky was commissioned by the director of Russia's Imperial Theatre to compose the score for "The Nutcracker," using a libretto adapted from E. T. A. Hoffman's The Nutcracker and the Mouse King.

December 18, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Knightly musicians trumpet birth of Christ with concert

The Knights Chamber Orchestra from New York and the University of Georgia Hodgson Singers along with four professional soloists will combine their talents for a rare complete performance of Handel's Messiah.

December 18, 2014 | | Get Out top stories


Scrooge ‘bah humbugs’ Christmas

The timeless classic feature a mean "humbug" of a man, three ghosts and a special boy named Tiny Tim will take its place on stage once again this holiday season.

December 18, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


‘Jerusalem’ explores history, religion

The giant-screen film "Jerusalem" at Fernbank Museum of Natural History's IMAX® Theatre, in conjunction with the Winter Wonderland exhibition, has turned the museum into a holiday attraction.

December 11, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Children’s theater transports audience to underwater world

Based on Disney's animated movie, a children's theater group will bring "The Little Mermaid Jr." to life this weekend at Brenau University's Hosch Theater.

December 11, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Santa Claus hunting down letter-stealing thief in play

Ominous Crook and his sidekick, Skellmutt, are two dastardly bad-guys who are out to stop Christmas by stealing Santa Claus' mail.

December 11, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Center transforms for live radio broadcast of 'It's a Wonderful Life'

The holidays wouldn't be the holidays without seeing the Christmas classic, "It's a Wonderful Life" at least once.

December 11, 2014 | Tyler Bennett | Get Out top stories


Gainesville man attempts tire-flipping record

While holding three world records in strength and endurance may be enough for some folks, it isn't for one Hall County Sheriff's Office employee.

December 11, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


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John Jarrard Foundation to host concert July 30 at Brenau Downtown Center

Every song has a story behind it, especially country music, a genre rooted deep in emotions and family ties.

July 22, 2016 | BY AMY McDONALD For Get Out | Get Out top stories


Swing for Hills at annual golf tournament in White County

Networking with others for a good cause is the name of the game - a golf game that is.

July 22, 2016 | Times Staff Reports | Get Out top stories


Sammy Kershaw to perform show at LaPrade’s Marina

Country music is rooted in not only the hearts of its listeners but in the land it comes from.

July 22, 2016 | By Amy McDonald For the Times | Get Out top stories


Bicyclists to pedal across Dawsonville

Bicyclist can climb Burnt Mountain or just ride over rolling hills of Northeast Georgia in the Shine Pedalers Metric bike ride in Dawson County.

July 22, 2016 | Times Staff Reports | Get Out top stories


ADA Memorial 5K and 10K set for July 23 in downtown Gainesville

Almost 26 years ago, the Americans with Disabilities Act became law.

July 21, 2016 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Paddle your way through Lake Lanier on boards, kayaks and canoes

Paddling the waters of Lake Lanier is a peaceful way to explore the area's natural beauty.

July 21, 2016 | Jennifer Linn | Get Out top stories


Head out on lakes, rivers in state parks with canoe, kayak or paddleboard

State parks in Northeast Georgia offer canoe and kayak rentals.

July 21, 2016 | Jennifer Linn | Get Out top stories


Pointers on playing Pokemon Go

Unless you were a kid in the 1990s, chances are you don't know what this "Pokémon Go" craze is all about. But if ...

July 21, 2016 | Hailey Van Parys | Get Out top stories


Water inspires Anne Brodie Hill's paintings

Seventeen years ago, Anne Brodie Hill retired from her career as a medical technologist to become the "marine artist" she is today.

July 21, 2016 | BY Amber Tyner For Get Out | Get Out top stories


Auntie Q brings her antics to Sautee Nacoochee Center

Lisa Q Mount, otherwise known as Auntie Q, and some of her favorite wayward girls (not all of whom are female) will join her for ...

July 21, 2016 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Gainesville native takes pictures of his surroundings

Artist and Gainesville native Jason Bohannon will now be known across the city for his "minimalist" style as a piece of his artwork will be ...

July 15, 2016 | AMBER TYNER For Get Out | Get Out top stories


Andretti Indoor Karting and Games offers variety of entertainment

High-speed karting, ropes courses, zip lines, laser tag, bowling and more are all available under one roof.

July 14, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Get Out top stories


Cornhole competitions rising

It's a simple concept - throw a bean bag into a hole. Do so more than your opponent, and you win the game.

July 14, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Get Out top stories


Chris Lundy’s ‘A Painting a Day’ on display at Bowen

To overcome his tendency to labor over a project, Chris Lundy committed himself to complete one painting a day.

July 01, 2016 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Hike and paddle your way through Tallulah Falls

Hiking through the mountains, paddling on the rivers or lakes and swinging through the trees are all activities available to visitors to Georgia's State ...

June 30, 2016 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


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