Helen Arts & Heritage Center's upcoming show "Sights and Sounds of Summer" features work by painter Mary Ellen Rand and potter Nannette Johnson and starts with a reception at 5 p.m. Thursday, July 19.
An upcoming race through downtown Gainesville will not only pay homage to an important piece of legislation, it will also help individuals with disabilities lead more complete and independent lives.
The Gwinnett Environmental & Heritage Center is opening a new traveling exhibit, which will run until Oct. 15, titled "Crime Lab Detective." It's a fun way to highlight a number of crucial elements of the scientific process. Crime Lab Detective takes visitors into the popular world of crime labs and detective work.
There's still time to get tickets to Sunday's benefit jam aimed at saving Dawsonville's historic Pool Room.
An annual juried exhibition of art created by the best students in the Department of Visual Arts at North Georgia College & State University is in its final month, and will remain open through July 30.
The Play On Players, a college project collaboration between college theater majors Carly Berg and Haden Rider, plan to hold auditions Aug. 13 for young actors ages 8 to 18 who are interested in landing a performance spot at the national Junior Theater Festival. The festival is scheduled to take place January 2013 in Atlanta.
The Gainesville Theatre Alliance has announced a new theatrical season that begins this fall with well-loved and new titles, both classical and contemporary for theatergoers in North Georgia.
The Arts Council will present "16-Love" as part of its annual summer Movies on the Green series at 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 13 at The Arts Council Smithgall Arts Center.
If you're looking to learn more about the "old maids of Murrayville" or the first automobile in Banks County, you may or may not get the answers you seek during Saturday's "Celebrations: ARTS ALIVE" radio broadcast.
This summer's production of "Headwaters: Didja Hear?" asks the question: What's it like to live in this goodly portion of beautiful Northeast Georgia? The answers often are surprising.
Families near and far may have celebrated Independence Day Wednesday, but on Sunday, the Northeast Georgia History Center will give background on the local impact of the war that garnered our freedom.
The hallowed ground for hikers across America is celebrating its diamond jubilee.
This past weekend local band BlueBilly Grit took first place in the nationally renowned Telluride Bluegrass Competition in southwest Colorado.
When the beginning of a new month rolled around Sunday, that meant one thing - time to head downtown for First Friday.
The Crawford Long Museum and Shields Ethridge Heritage Farm offers a combined tour day on select Thursdays for groups to more discover two of Jackson County's gems.
Notes of "Sing Unto Zion: The Brahms Requiem" will rise and fall in tempo as the Voices of North Georgia performs its fall concert.
Every Halloween for almost 20 years, children have descended on downtown Gainesville for Trick-or-Treat on the Square and this year will be no different.
Among the numerous festivals budding across Flowery Branch this fall season, the LakeView Art Center will hold the annual 'Fall in Love with Art' festival Nov. 1.
Eleven-year-old Mackenzie McCarty of Warminster, Pa., returns to BabyLand General Hospital in the North Georgia Mountains to compete in the Kids Q at the Hillbilly Hog BBQ Throwdown and Fall Leaf Festival, a Kansas City Barbeque Society-sanctioned event.
A festival filled with vintage, salvage and rustic treasures will occupy downtown Braselton for a three-day festivity.
First comes the arrival of fall, starting with the official date followed by the dropping temperature. Next is the arrival of many fall festivals and the city of Cornelia is no different.
Residents may put their eyes toward the skies in hopes of seeing a partial solar eclipse tonight.
Racing around the woods as a caped crusader or scary skeleton is the kind of fun Elachee Nature Science Center plans to provide during its annual Trick-or-Trek Trail Run next weekend.
Through the use of ceramic sculpture, found industrial material, illustrations and his memory, artist Tyler Nicholson plans to demonstrate his craft next week in North Georgia.
2002 National Scottish Fiddle Champion Jamie Laval will join forces with Roger Gold to entertain dancers of all ages at two dances this weekend in Gainesville.
How often do you see Kiss band members, a samurai and Superman all on the dance floor with their mothers?
For a month associated with spooky ghosts and haunting horsemen, the remaining weekends in October are filled with a plethora of Halloween-themed activities.
Twisted trails under the moonlight in a cornfield have the makings of a wickedly scary journey in Dawsonville.
October is known for fall, apples and the cooling of the weather. But in Dawsonville, October also equals classic cars and white lightning.
"The Book of Life" is a Mexican-accented kids' cartoon so colorful and unconventionally dazzling it almost reinvents the art form. As pretty as a just-punctured pinata, endlessly inventive, warm and traditional, it serves up Mexican culture in a riot of Mexican colors and mariachi-flavored music.