The Quinlan Visual Arts Center will have its first Family Day from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at 514 Green St. NE in Gainesville.
The Sautee Stars, a children's theatre education class, will perform "James and the Giant Peach" this weekend in the Sautee Nacoochee Community Association Center Theater. Performances will be 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 10, and Saturday, May 11, and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 12.
For a unique experience, stroll through downtown Dahlonega on Saturday, May 11, for the annual Dahlonega Art Trail.
Cody Marlowe and the Dead Flowers appears to be making a name on the music scene as the band's newest album "Silver and Gold" will be independently released Friday with show at 9 p.m. at Vinyl in downtown Atlanta.
Best-selling author and Southern humorist Ronda Rich will share her stories of humor and inspiration as seen through the eyes of Southerners at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, at Brenau's Pearce Auditorium. The complimentary admission event begins is being recorded for a DVD.
Despite the cool weather, cloudy days and deluge of rain in recent weeks, local farmers markets are opening to consumers this month.
Rubber ducks usually found in tubs will be floating down Lake Lanier on Saturday during the 15th annual Rubber Duck Derby.
Lula celebrates its history as a key railroad hub at its 37th annual Railroad Days Parade and Festival on Saturday, May 4, at the town's railroad yard.
The city of Helen's 100th birthday is Aug. 18, and the Helen Arts & Heritage Center is asking visitors and residents to thumb through picture albums and search attics for old photos dating back as far as 1913.
CUMMING - ALS Awareness Month begins Saturday with the seventh annual FIESTA 15-kilometer and 5-kilometer race, benefiting the Emory ALS Center in Atlanta.
JEFFERSON - As an annual tradition, Shields-Ethridge Heritage Farm will celebrate its agricultural heritage by hosting Mule Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at the farm.
Adventures in Missions, a nonprofit inter-denominational missions organization based out of Gainesville, is mustering up local volunteers to spend a Saturday serving the community. Backyard Missions Day will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 4. Check in is at 8:30 a.m. near the downtown square in Gainesville. The free event will include lunch.
Cocktails & Conversations will have its grand opening at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 9, at Scott's Downtown in Gainesville. The mixer and speed dating event is for single professionals ages 30 and older.
The Hall County Animal Shelter is hosting a Touch-a-Truck Festival from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 5, at Laurel Park.
ATLANTA - The Historic Preservation Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is holding its fourth annual online photo contest to coincide with preservation month in May. This year's theme is "The Civil War in Georgia."
While Christmas consumerism runs rampant this holiday season, the Environmental and Heritage Center is offering an escape to the hustle and bustle.
A performance troupe will descend on the Gainesville High School stage to recount the tale of a young prince named "Pippin."
As every knows the classic Charles Dickens tale "A Christmas Carol," the Habersham Community Theatre troupe has decided to turn the traditional holiday tale upside down.
Singers have been rehearsing and will be ready to gather on a decorated stage in the shape of a Christmas tree to perform the "Living Christmas Tree" concert next week.
Sautee Nacoochee residents will get into the mood of Christmas with its Community Chorale concert next weekend.
Artwork, leather and handcrafted gifts will fill the rooms for the holiday season at Bowen Center for the Arts in Dawsonville.
Three new promising exhibitions will adorn the walls of the Quinlan Visual Arts Center for the winter season in Gainesville.
World War II, for those a little rusty on their history, wasn't won by Brad Pitt or Gen. Patton or Captain America.
Santa Claus is scheduled to make a special trip to Hall County's community centers this year for breakfast.
Hall County firefighters will hit the pavement in a race to raise money for their injured comrades.
Cheryl Strayed, as played by Reese Witherspoon in Jean-Marc Vallee's "Wild," is, bless the lord, not an easily discernible type.
Christmas comes early to Gainesville when Christmas on Green Street takes over the downtown area Dec. 7.
As twinkling lights are strung and the scent of pine lingers through the air, the Northeast Georgia community prepares for the Christmas season. Along with the numerous activities planned in the Gainesville area, surrounding cities and towns have their fair share of events planned to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year.