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Caution: Wet paint, but it’s a good thing

The Quinlan Visual Arts Center is calling all artists for a plein air (or open air) painting event in the city of Flowery Branch, in partnership with the LakeView Art Center. All artists are invited to participate; there is no fee for participation.

September 04, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Plant your seat and grow your knowledge

The Dahlonega community is offering garden enthusiasts the opportunity to hear nationally recognized, multimedia personality Erica Glasener, who will speak at Dahlonega Park and Recreation, 365 Riley Road, at 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 8. The Georgia Mountains Master Gardeners organization is hosting Glasener for a lecture on "Designing a Garden for Four Seasons." This event is free to the public with refreshments being served.

September 04, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Ancient Chinese tale takes to the stage

Soldiers, sword fights, the Huns and a dragon all culminate around the ancient tale of a young Chinese girl named Mulan.

September 04, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Dogs’ day is here

The third annual Soggy Doggy Pool Party will be Sunday, Sept. 7, in the Splash Zone at the Frances Meadows Aquatic Center in Gainesville.

September 04, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Take a cruise, save a lake

Chattahoochee Riverkeeper is hosting a tour of Lake Lanier aboard the Chota Princess II, a 40-foot catamaran, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6. The cruise will leave from Aqualand Marina, 6800 Lights Ferry Road in Flowery Branch, and will be the final Lake Lanier cruise of the year.

September 04, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Over the moon about scopes?

As part of International Observe the Moon Night celebration, a Telescopes in the Park event will be from 8 to 9:45 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6 at Sardis Creek Park, off Antioch Church Road, in Gainesville. International Observe the Moon Night is an annual event dedicated to encouraging people to 'look up' and take notice of Earth's nearest neighbor, the moon. Every year on the same day, people from around the world hold events and activities that celebrate the moon

September 04, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


It’s a rodeo without horses — no bull!

If you're looking for a good way to rope in support for local veterans, the Ladies Auxiliary VFW, Post 8452 is hosting its inaugural Horseless Rodeo from 1-6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, on the campus of Riverside Military Academy, 2001 Riverside Drive, in Gainesville.

September 04, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Local dancers move to the groove, for charity

Sometimes you just have to bust a move. If it's for a good cause, even better.

September 04, 2014 | Chelsey Abercrombie | Get Out top stories


Recess meets art class in new UNG exhibit

Children aren't the only ones who look forward to recess.

September 04, 2014 | Chelsey Abercrombie | Get Out top stories


Third annual Labor Day road race raises funds for autism

North Georgia runners will lace up their running shoes Monday, Sept. 1, for the third annual Labor Day Run for Autism.

August 28, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Pottery beckons to past, future

An art form starting centuries ago and surviving the industrial age will be the focus of a show all its own.

August 28, 2014 | Chelsey Abercrombie | Get Out top stories


Lanier Islands marks Labor Day weekend

Although summer 2014 doesn't officially come to a close until Sept. 22, Lanier Islands plans to mark the season's end with a "Last Blast of Summer"-themed Labor Day weekend.

August 28, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Laurel Summer Fest celebrates the end of the season

As the end of summer draws near, Laurel Summer Fest aims to close the season with a bang - literally.

August 28, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Evening zoo tour offers behind-the-scenes look at animals

A daylight trip to the zoo is the average summertime activity. But before school starts, the North Georgia Zoo in Cleveland will open its scenery close to dusk for a behind-the-scene peek at the animals.

August 28, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Buford Corn Maze opens Saturday

The Buford Corn Maze is set to begin its 2014 season Saturday, Aug. 30, on the 5-acre site on Friendship Road in Buford.

August 28, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


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Murder, mayhem run amok in GHS stage production

Inspired by the death of the "Match King," Ivar Kreuger, the Gainesville High School Theatre will produce "The Night of January 16th" next week.

September 11, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Songwriters step into spotlight for one night

The award-winning songwriters of the South are back in town again.

September 11, 2014 | | Get Out top stories


Dragons dive into lake

Eastern cultural will descend upon the banks of Lake Lanier as the Atlanta Dragon Boat Festival launches its competition Saturday in Gainesville.

September 11, 2014 | | Get Out top stories


Cars cruise into Flowery Branch

A much-loved tradition is once again visiting the streets of downtown Flowery Branch.

September 11, 2014 | Carly Sharec | Get Out top stories


Arrrgh you ready for corn mateys?

Find your appetite while you find your way out of the corn this fall. Then have yourself a piece of pumpkin pie.

September 06, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Carving up fun with woodcarving class

Are you craftier than a Boy Scout?

September 04, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


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