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Striker strikes up the band again

For local music fans, it has been 30 years since popular band Striker played their first paying gig in Gainesville. Now longtime fans and friends will a have a chance to attend the band's reunion concert this Saturday at Loco's.

July 12, 2017 | By Ashley Bates For Get Out | Get Out top stories


Crimson Moon features young stars on the rise playing vintage sounds

A blend of young voices performing traditional sounds will be on display this weekend at The Crimson Moon in Dahlonega.

July 12, 2017 | Get Out staff reports | Get Out top stories


How Dahlonega's Crimson Moon wound up in a country song

Dana LaChance's restaurant isn't a dive bar, but she's happy about the growing popularity of "A Little Dive Bar in Dahlonega" all the same.

July 06, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Get Out top stories


Where to float a tube down the river in North Georgia

If you haven't been tubing down a river this summer, what are you waiting for? Both the Chestatee and Chattahoochee rivers have several tubing companies alongside their flowing waters. For a cheap, fun activity, you might want to visit these spots and rent a tube. But be sure to bring some shoes that won't fall off as you float, and don't even think about taking any valuable items on the river.

July 06, 2017 | Amber Tyner | Get Out top stories


4 upcoming country concerts with something special

If you like to listen to your music with a cold beer in the back of a pickup truck on a dirt road, we've got a few selections for you. This is not a list of all the country concerts. Sure, you can go see Lady Antebellum or Brantley Gilbert or even Willie Nelson this year. But we've picked out a few shows that may offer something a little special.

July 05, 2017 | Shannon Casas | Get Out top stories


Take off this Saturday at the Cracker Fly-In

Lifting off in a small-engine plane, feeling the ground let go and lighter currents take over as an engine thrums you through the atmosphere, is a reminder that flying can be beautiful.

July 05, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Get Out top stories


Where to find fireworks July Fourth 2017 in Northeast Georgia

The fireworks start at dark, and some events include daytime activities, too.

July 03, 2017 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


7 Lake Lanier beaches for the family and a downtown Beach Bash

The Gainesville square will feature about 100 tons of sand, Jimmy Buffett music and beach games for its third annual Beach Bash 7-11 p.m. July 7.

June 28, 2017 | Amber Tyner | Get Out top stories


Watch that summer movie from a recliner at any of these theaters

If you're considering getting off your own couch and going out to see a movie during summer blockbuster season, you don't have to cram your legs, popcorn and soda into a tiny seat.

June 28, 2017 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Review: ‘Baby Driver’ is the summer heist movie you’ve been wanting

Yes, that catchy Simon & Garfunkel song "Baby Driver" comes into play during Edgar Wright's zippy thrill ride of a movie; no, it will not easily leave your head (I've been humming it for a week); and yes, the movie's just what you want a summer movie to be.

June 28, 2017 | By Moira Macdonald Tribune News Service | Get Out top stories


‘Baby Driver’ hits big screens, filmed at former bank in Gainesville

The former Regions Bank in downtown Gainesville is making its way onto movie screens across the country this week.

June 28, 2017 | Clark Leonard | Get Out top stories


Northwinds brings annual patriotic pops concert to Smithgall Arts Center

Patriotism will once again fill the air in Gainesville the night before Independence Day.

June 28, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Get Out top stories


5 things to do this weekend

1. Go "art-tiquing"

June 22, 2017 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Meet Bruce, the big, white, fluffy dog who hangs out in downtown Gainesville

Preston Fuqua and his drinking buddy Bruce spend a lot of time together - hanging out at Downtown Drafts, getting some slices at Atlas Pizza and hitting the shops on the downtown square.

June 22, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Get Out top stories


A lifelong Braves fan's take on the new stadium, and 5 things to love about it

Some of the best times of my life have been spent sitting in a baseball stadium watching the Atlanta Braves.

June 21, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Get Out top stories


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Dahlonega filmmakers earn screening at Macon festival

Sozo Bear Films, a film production company based out of Dahlonega, will have its latest short film "Sunnyside Drive" featured in the 2017 Macon Film ...

July 20, 2017 | Amber Tyner | Get Out top stories


5 day trips to cool summer spots

Whether you can't take off work for a whole week or you can't afford a big vacation, you probably still want to at ...

July 20, 2017 | Amber Tyner | Get Out top stories


Hit the lakeshore for beach sounds at the Islands July 28-29

Nothing goes better with summer, sand and the lakeshore than the classic sounds of beach music.

July 19, 2017 | Get Out staff reports | Get Out top stories


Gatlin Brothers to perform July 25 at Georgia Mountain Fair

Three brothers who have become icons in country music will perform next week at the Georgia Mountain Fair in Hiawassee.

July 19, 2017 | Get Out staff reports | Get Out top stories


Tickets on sale Aug. 1 for a cappella group ‘Chanticleer’ at Piedmont College

So who needs instrumentals? Not these guys.

July 19, 2017 | Get Out staff reports | Get Out top stories


MusicFest sends you Back In Time on Aug. 5

Ever wish you could get back to the good ol' days? You're in luck. The Arts Council is bringing back by popular demand the ...

July 19, 2017 | Get Out staff reports | Get Out top stories


Ballet Intensive program sets a high barre for top students

Nearly three dozen young dancers from different walks of life have spent the past few weeks at Brenau University in rigorous training with teachers from ...

July 13, 2017 | Norm Cannada | Get Out top stories


Work it out, then knock one back at brewery fitness events

When you think of exercise, does alcohol come to mind? While most people wouldn't associate the two, Left Nut Brewing in Gainesville is trying ...

July 13, 2017 | Amber Tyner | Get Out top stories


Play your best hand, mateys; it's Poker Run time

Late in the evening, Jarrett Gorlin walked up to last year to Sunset Cove during the Pirates of Lanier Family Poker Run knowing he had ...

July 13, 2017 | Nick Watson | Get Out top stories


Prepare now (or better yet yesterday) for Aug. 21 solar eclipse

The first total, cross-country solar eclipse since 1925 will streak across Southern skies after 2 p.m. on Aug. 21, and the window to plan ...

July 04, 2017 | Nick Bowman | Get Out top stories


Summer exhibitions to open at Quinlan Visual Arts Center in Gainesville

Hyper-realistic food portraits to works in watercolor will be among the various pieces at the Quinlan Visual Arts Center Summer Exhibitions.

June 08, 2017 | Amber Tyner | Get Out top stories


Prove your skills at Longwood Park cornhole tournaments

Think you're the master at throwing a bean bag into a hole?

May 31, 2017 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Northeast Georgia farmers markets open for business

Locally grown produce is popping up all across Northeast Georgia in various farmers markets this spring.

May 18, 2017 | Amber Tyner | Get Out top stories


Sip some spirits with Mother Nature during Wine in the Woodlands

Do you want a midweek serene escape into a lush garden accompanied with wine, live music, and light bites?

May 11, 2017 | BY KAYLA CANADA For Get Out | Get Out top stories


Get your kids active this summer with a wide range of camps

Children throughout Hall County will have many options as they search for a summer camp to best suits their interests this year.

April 26, 2017 | Amber Tyner | Get Out top stories


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