Best-selling author and Southern humorist Ronda Rich will share her stories of humor and inspiration as seen through the eyes of Southerners at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, at Brenau's Pearce Auditorium. The complimentary admission event begins is being recorded for a DVD.
Despite the cool weather, cloudy days and deluge of rain in recent weeks, local farmers markets are opening to consumers this month.
Rubber ducks usually found in tubs will be floating down Lake Lanier on Saturday during the 15th annual Rubber Duck Derby.
Lula celebrates its history as a key railroad hub at its 37th annual Railroad Days Parade and Festival on Saturday, May 4, at the town's railroad yard.
The city of Helen's 100th birthday is Aug. 18, and the Helen Arts & Heritage Center is asking visitors and residents to thumb through picture albums and search attics for old photos dating back as far as 1913.
CUMMING - ALS Awareness Month begins Saturday with the seventh annual FIESTA 15-kilometer and 5-kilometer race, benefiting the Emory ALS Center in Atlanta.
JEFFERSON - As an annual tradition, Shields-Ethridge Heritage Farm will celebrate its agricultural heritage by hosting Mule Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at the farm.
Adventures in Missions, a nonprofit inter-denominational missions organization based out of Gainesville, is mustering up local volunteers to spend a Saturday serving the community. Backyard Missions Day will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 4. Check in is at 8:30 a.m. near the downtown square in Gainesville. The free event will include lunch.
Cocktails & Conversations will have its grand opening at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 9, at Scott's Downtown in Gainesville. The mixer and speed dating event is for single professionals ages 30 and older.
The Hall County Animal Shelter is hosting a Touch-a-Truck Festival from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 5, at Laurel Park.
ATLANTA - The Historic Preservation Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is holding its fourth annual online photo contest to coincide with preservation month in May. This year's theme is "The Civil War in Georgia."
ATLANTA - Grab your wings and prepare for a soaring good time as Fernbank Museum of Natural History celebrates the giant screen adventure, Flight of the Butterflies, with a family-friendly Butterfly Bash from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at 767 Clifton Road NE in Atlanta.
"Thoroughly Modern Millie," a high-spirited 1920s musical romp, is taking over the stage at Pam Ware Performing Arts Center this weekend.
Colorful sea creatures, sinister spies, zany chefs, a wise-cracking Jamaican crab, enchanting Merfolk, loveable best friends, an evil sea witch, a handsome prince and a beautiful young girl with a big dream - it must be "The Little Mermaid!"
The Ludwig Symphony Orchestra presents "A Cherry Blossom Spring Fling" gala concert to close its 15th season at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at the Gwinnett Center-Performing Arts Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth.
Since Sam Raynor was young, she knew she wanted to make people smile with her artwork.
Christmas is a week away, but some are already handing out gifts.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ominous Crook and his sidekick, Skellmutt, are two dastardly bad-guys who are out to stop Christmas by stealing Santa Claus' mail.
The holidays wouldn't be the holidays without seeing the Christmas classic, "It's a Wonderful Life" at least once.
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.
As the Christmas spirit is about giving, country artist John Berry is primed to do just that in his upcoming annual Christmas show. But his giving will be two-fold.
The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is upon the city of Cornelia, which plans to celebrate in style.
To celebrate its 30 years in operation, the Crocker Pottery in Lula will unveil more than 200 pieces of folk potter Saturday, Dec. 13.