Chateau Elan's Vineyard Fest promises and afternoon of tasting and toasting during North Atlanta's premier wine festival, which marks its sixth year from 1-5 p.m. Aug. 28.
An exhibit featuring artists' books and prints by Margot Ecke and Eileen Wallace opens the fall season this week at Gainesville State College's Roy C. Moore Art Gallery.
The 10th annual John Jarrard Foundation Concert has been expanded to two days. This year's concert is scheduled for Sept. 23-24 at Brenau University with a concert on Sept. 23 and a family day, art exhibit, auction and songwriter's concert on Sept. 24. "It has been our goal to make the John Jarrard Concert more than just a one-day event," John Jarrard Foundation Executive Director Jody Jackson said. "We had stretched the one-night format as ...
There will be plenty for everyone to do Aug. 27 at the Family Fun Fest in Clarkesville. The event is part of the Habersham County United Way's fundraising effort, executive director Bonnie Loffredo said. "Family Fun Fest is going to provide live entertainment all day. You can literally be doing something from beginning to end," Loffredo said. This year's activities will include demonstrations by a high angle rescue team. Members of Habersham County fire and ...
Georgia ForestWatch will join conservation groups and outdoorsmen and women from across the country to celebrate Great Outdoors Week through Sunday.
The Gainesville State College Brass Ensemble, under the direction of GSC brass instructor Don Strand, will perform the national anthem Aug. 25 at the Gwinnett Braves' game on College Fair Night.
The Athens Youth Symphony is now accepting audition applications for the 2011-2012 season. Application forms and audition requirements are available on the website. Auditions will be held in late August. For more information, call 706-543-1907. • The Georgia Children's Chorus, a nonprofit organization in residence at the University of Georgia, is currently holding auditions for the 2011-2012 season for children between the ages of 8 and 18. If you are interested in scheduling an ...
Motorcycle enthusiasts can take in beautiful scenery and enjoy some of the best riding in North Georgia when the Georgia Chapter D of the Gold Wing Road Riders Association holds a poker run Aug. 20.
The Sewell Organ at Piedmont College will ring out with the works of German composers from 300 years ago when Ingo Hahn, one of the leading organists in southern Germany today, performs in concert at the college Aug. 21.
A casino in Dawson County? Don't call Johnny Law just yet - it's all for fun. The Dawson County Humane Society is holding its annual Lucky Dog Casino Night on Aug. 27. Vegas-style games like roulette, blackjack, craps and Texas Hold 'Em will be featured at this year's fundraiser event, said Virginia Matteson, Humane Society vice president and head of fundraising. "Casino Night was last year's biggest fundraising event by far," Matteson said. Matteson says the ...
The Gainesville Theatre Alliance is not only offering local thespians the opportunity to show off their acting skills, the group is also helping actors fine tune their talents.
The Bowen Arts Center recently held reception to celebrate the opening of its newest exhibit, "4 Southern Artists."
Artist Ericka Walker has found inspiration in old printing styles for her new exhibit on display at North Georgia College & State University.
The vibrant colors of pastel paintings will cover the walls of the Quinlan Visual Arts Center today at the opening reception for the Southeastern Pastel Society 2011 Juried Members' Exhibition.
If you love the fun that comes with a trip to the beach but hate getting sand in your shoes, then make plans to attend the Guest House Calabash Party.
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.