DAHLONEGA - E. Benjamin Skinner, a journalist and senior fellow at Brandeis University who wrote "A Crime So Monstrous: Face-to-Face with Modern-Day Slavery" after witnessing the sale of human beings around the world, will be speaking Monday at North Georgia College & State University. The free event begins at 7 p.m. in the Hoag Auditorium and is open to the public. The lecture is sponsored by the Ideas and Issues Committee ...
The Piedmont College Wind Ensemble will perform its spring concert at 7:30 p.m. April 10 in the Piedmont College Chapel. The concert is free to the community.
Two local artists demonstrated their ability to stand out by having their works selected for the Georgia Watercolor Society 33rd National Exhibition.
The Clermont Historical Society is hoping for a bit of good luck on Friday the 13th. The society is celebrating the opening of the Historic Clermont DIP Library, from 4-8 p.m. April 13.
Sometimes memories are more pleasant and shouldn't be disturbed. The Piedmont College Theatre Department will perform "The Nerd" to prove this difficult lesson at 7:30 p.m. April 12-14 and at 2 p.m. April 15 on the Mainstage Theater.
As a close to their 2011-12 season, the Gainesville Theatre Alliance has brought to the stage Oscar Wilde's best loved comedy of manners "The Importance of Being Earnest," a play concerning two wealthy bachelors in Victoria-era England and their respective fraudulent identities, both of which end up causing them more trouble than trouble saved.
Piedmont College welcomes the community for a relaxing evening of music, baseball and fun for all ages.
Have you always wanted a lush backyard garden? Or perhaps wanted to move a bit further "off the grid" and grow your own food? Maybe you just wanted to support your community and lessen the environmental impact by purchasing locally grown produce, eggs and meat.
Cornelia will mark the "dog days" of early spring Sunday at its PetFest 2012. The event is scheduled for 2-4 p.m. at the new off-leash dog park, Club Canine, located adjacent to the Community House parking lot at La Vista and Front streets. The festival offers fun and games for pets and their humans along with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 2 p.m. to open Club Canine. Sponsorships are available to purchase at the entrance tent ...
"The Seasons" is the theme for the upcoming concert by the Piedmont College a capella group, Cantabile.
Elachee Nature Science Center, in conjunction with the Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources and The University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Service, will offer the Georgia Master Naturalist Program beginning April 5.
The UGA Performing Arts Center will present the St. Lawrence String Quartet at 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, in Hodgson Concert Hall.
They may not be able to tell you exactly why the chicken crossed the road, but the organizers of the Fowl Art contest can show you what a chicken "sandwich" looks like. "Picture a chicken lounging on a beach chair on a sandy beach wearing a pointed, black hat," said Don Griffin, owner of Frames You Nique on the downtown square. "Some of the entries we've received over the ...
An internationally renowned chamber music group made up of musicians from Korea and the United States, "enhake," will perform at 8 p.m. March 30 at North Georgia College & State University's Shott Auditorium.
What do you get when you mix 28,000 eggs, life-sized Cabbage Patch Kids and hundreds of excited visitors?
Regardless of which church you attend, it's likely you have heard the story behind the Christmas season. But some people need reminding.
Singing portions of Handel's "Messiah," the Voices of North Georgia will perform "Unto Us a Child is Born!" along with several other new and old winter songs.
Gainesville's most iconic thoroughfare will close down Sunday, making way for the annual holiday parade and community celebration, Christmas on Green Street.
Whether it is spent sitting around a Christmas tree sipping hot cocoa or outside pelting each other with snowballs, the holidays are a time to celebrate with loved ones and reminisce about past festivities. This year, Gainesville Ballet is celebrating its past with its 40th anniversary season and a rendition of "The Nutcracker."
Children and their parents may create Christmas decorations Sunday at the Northeast Georgia History Center in Gainesville.
"Mame," the Tony award-winning musical that played on Broadway for 1,508 performances, will be the Christmas musical at the Holly Theater this month.
Rabun County will see runners, decorators, marchers and Santa invade their stores and streets during a smattering of activities the first two weeks of the holiday shopping season.
Country music singer John Berry will bring his annual Christmas tour to Riverside Academy on Tuesday night to benefit the Gainesville nonprofit organization Challenged Child and Friends.
North Georgia residents can celebrate "The Most Wonderful Time of the Year" with the Northwinds Symphonic Band on Tuesday.
Christmas shoppers may fill their bags with items to stuff into stockings at the Helen's sixth annual Christkindlmarkt on Nov. 29 through Dec. 1 and Dec. 7-8.
Gwinnett County's longest-running original theatrical holiday tradition combines the sentimentality of a television variety special with the high energy of a USO show.
This holiday season, Fernbank Museum of Natural History features several ways to celebrate. The museum's holiday programming includes the annual Winter Wonderland: Celebrations & Traditions Around the World exhibition, a Winter Wonderland Celebration Day and Holly Jolly Film Fest, to name a few.
With roots in pure country coming from Johnny Cash and Terry Clark colliding with classic rock influences of Heart and Aerosmith, Hannah Thomas has a unique sound in the music industry.
Celebrate Thanksgiving weekend under the stars with the animals at the North Georgia Zoo in Cleveland.
The city of Dahlonega doesn't just celebrate the Christmas season on Dec. 25. Instead the town adorns itself in tinsel and organizes activities all month long in an Old Fashion Christmas.