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Partying with Jimmy Buffett tribute band

With the official summer season starting last weekend, the Jimmy Buffet tribute band A1A returns to Gainesville to perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 1, at The Arts Council Smithgall Arts Center.

May 30, 2013 | From staff reports | Get Out top stories


YMCA dances for strong kids

The J. A. Walters Family YMCA will host a Zumbathon to benefit the 2013 YMCA Strong Kids Campaign from 1-3:30 p.m. Saturday, June 1, at 2455 Howard Road in Gainesville.

May 29, 2013 | From staff reports | Get Out top stories


Southern author to deliver address at Reece Society

Terry Kay, a distinguished Southern writer and longtime member of the Reece Society's Advisory Council, will deliver the keynote address at the Reece Society's annual meeting.

May 29, 2013 | From staff reports | Get Out top stories


Band trumpets veterans on Memorial Day

The Northwinds Symphonic Band will present the eighth annual Memorial Day concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 27, at First Baptist Church on Green Street in Gainesville.

May 23, 2013 | | Get Out top stories


Denver and Mile High Orchestra kick off holiday

Blending horns with a young rhythm section, Denver and the Mile High Orchestra will present the best of classic pop music and combine it with a more modern edge to bring a familiar, yet fresh sound to the "family-friendly" concert at 7 p.m. Friday, May 24, at Toccoa Falls College.

May 23, 2013 | From staff reports | Get Out top stories


Get outdoors with JAKES

Hall County's annual JAKES (Juniors Acquiring Knowledge, Ethics & Sportsmanship) Day will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 25, at Chicopee Woods Agricultural Center.

May 23, 2013 | From staff reports | Get Out top stories


Learning Southern culture in ‘Lark Eden’

LAWRENCEVILLE - Aurora Theatre closes its season with the Georgia premiere of "Lark Eden" by Natalie Symons through May 26.

May 23, 2013 | From staff reports | Get Out top stories


Wolf tells true tale of ‘Three Little Pigs’

In a revealing, no-squealing adaptation of Jon Scieszka's popular book, Alexander T. Wolf tells his side of the story from May 28 to June 9 at the Center for Puppetry Arts, 1404 Spring Street NW, in Atlanta.

May 23, 2013 | From staff reports | Get Out top stories


Drum and bugle corps to host picnic at military academy

Spirit of Atlanta Drum & Bugle Corps will host the Red, White and Baby Blue Memorial Day Picnic on Sunday, May 26, on the campus of Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville.

May 23, 2013 | From staff reports | Get Out top stories


Traditions of Appalchian told in area variety show

Music, storytelling and dance have long been celebrated traditions of Appalachia. Now a variety show with those three elements are part of "An Appalachian Evening" at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 25, at the Sautee Nacoochee Community Association Center Theater.

May 23, 2013 | From staff reports | Get Out top stories


Memorial march for veterans

The 10th annual Gainesville Memorial Day parade will begin at 10 a.m. Monday, March 27, with a flyover from local pilot Tony Manzo, who will be flying his Boeing-made, bright yellow, P-17 Stearman biplane.

May 23, 2013 | From staff reports | Get Out top stories


Dishing out barbecue with side of activities

Various barbecue meats and sauces for the men. Jewelry and clothing for the women. A kid's zone for the children.

May 23, 2013 | From staff reports | Get Out top stories


Brenau readies for barbecue competition

The fifth annual Brenau Barbecue Championship - the university's annual fundraising event for scholarships - will kick off Memorial Day weekend on the college campus.

May 16, 2013 | From staff reports | Get Out top stories


Chamber symphony plays classics

The North Georgia Chamber Symphony Inc. will perform four free concerts May 16 through May 18 in Dawsonville, Blairsville, Gainesville and Dahlonega.

May 16, 2013 | From staff reports | Get Out top stories


Rock in the Spring concert tunes up Brenau University

The 10th annual Rock in the Spring concert will begin at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at the Brenau University Amphitheatre, featuring the band Mid Life Crisis.

May 16, 2013 | From staff reports | Get Out top stories


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Atlanta Ballet extends its reach with Wabi Sabi

With the Atlanta Ballet Company cemented to its fall to early spring schedule as well as its stage for performances, veteran dancer John Welker felt the summer was a prime time to expand the company's repertoire. In a video on the ballet company's website, he said the dancers needed an opportunity to share their talents with the public.

July 23, 2015 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


International Ballet showcases students, professionals Friday

Original ballet work set to the harmonious music of Franz Shubert followed by the grand pas of Tchaikovsky's heart wrenching Swan Lake will grace the Brenau Downtown Center stage this weekend.

July 23, 2015 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Elvis lives at Big E Festival

If you're craving a peanut butter and banana sandwich, a Moonpie or a taste of late king of rock 'n' roll, the 12th Big E Festival and Elvis Tribute Artist competition in Cornelia is the place to be.

July 23, 2015 | Elise Perkins | Get Out top stories


‘Drunks’ play at Grant Street

Drawing on country music's longstanding tradition of the song being king, Drunk on the Wind crafts stripped-down, earthy narratives steeped in a sense of place.

July 23, 2015 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Monsters scare up crowds at LanierWorld

Fans of 1970s, '80s and '90s rock bands will want to tease their hair and mark their calendars for Saturday, July 25, as the Monsters of Mock land in LanierWorld.

July 23, 2015 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Local kids get fit at Piedmont

Summer is not over yet. Therefore, Piedmont College is hosting a "Fun & Fit" camp for boys and girls ages 5-15 on Aug. 3-6 at the Johnny Mize Athletic Center in Demorest.

July 23, 2015 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Back to School Bash marks summer’s end

As the first day of school nears, Clarkesville is planning to supply students with some fun activities as well as necessary items before the bell rings Aug. 7.

July 23, 2015 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Human brains face off against robot intellect in Atlanta

Summer break is winding down but Fernbank Museum is keeping the sunny season fun going with an brand-new family event.

July 23, 2015 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


‘Chitty Chitty’ bangs into Suwanee

Older adults favorite flying car will take flight on the big screen in Suwanee as the city's Broadway in the Park introduces new generations to the magic of "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang."

July 23, 2015 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Music lovers can experience a ‘Rocky Mountain High’

The music of the late John Denver is like an old friend, outlasting trends and withstanding the test of time.

July 23, 2015 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Retired astronomy teacher acts as guide on planetary tour

To commemorate the exploration of Pluto by the New Horizons spacecraft and the 46th anniversary of the first crewed moon landing, residents may take a tour of the solar system in Gainesville.

July 17, 2015 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Kids catch rays, fish at Smithgall Woods in Helen

Dropping a line in a lake is a popular pastime for many men, women and children in Northeast Georgia thanks to the proximity of Lake Lanier. But not everyone knows about the rite of passage.

July 17, 2015 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Whirl and twirl your dance partner in Sautee Nacoochee

Described as "sassy with a little edge" and "suitably weird," Eric the Cat will entertain contra dancers at the monthly event Saturday, July 25, in Sautee Nacoochee.

July 17, 2015 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Runners mark silver anniversary of Americans with Disabilities with a race

To mark the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, many runners plan to race in the 14th annual ADA Memorial 5-kilometer race.

July 17, 2015 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Scotty McCreery croons Friday in Smithgall garden

Scotty McCreery burst onto the national music scene in 2011 at age 17, quickly establishing himself as one of country music's hottest new stars, following his win on "American Idol" in its 10th season.

July 17, 2015 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


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