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."
ATLANTA - Grab your wings and prepare for a soaring good time as Fernbank Museum of Natural History celebrates the giant screen adventure, Flight of the Butterflies, with a family-friendly Butterfly Bash from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at 767 Clifton Road NE in Atlanta.
"Thoroughly Modern Millie," a high-spirited 1920s musical romp, is taking over the stage at Pam Ware Performing Arts Center this weekend.
Colorful sea creatures, sinister spies, zany chefs, a wise-cracking Jamaican crab, enchanting Merfolk, loveable best friends, an evil sea witch, a handsome prince and a beautiful young girl with a big dream - it must be "The Little Mermaid!"
The Ludwig Symphony Orchestra presents "A Cherry Blossom Spring Fling" gala concert to close its 15th season at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at the Gwinnett Center-Performing Arts Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth.
When the trumpet sounds to start the Kentucky Derby race May 4, the Gainesville Rotary Club will kick off its own fundraising festivities with a Derby Party at the Elks Club on Riverside.
The Yonah Band of Cherokees will hold its annual Spring Pow Wow on April 27-28 at Gabby's Cabins, 3083 Ga. 75 in the Cleveland area.
From April 24 to May 5, Peachtree Rides will put on a carnival at Blue Ridge Shopping Center with a portion of the proceeds donated to the community.
Voices of North Georgia presents "Georgia on My Mind" to complete its 44th season with a salute to the state. This special presentation will feature compositions by Georgia musicians and music about Georgia.
Chicken wings, thighs and breasts will be served Saturday during a cook-off contest as part of the ninth annual Spring Chicken Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the square in downtown Gainesville, rain or shine.
The Mountain Music & Medicine Show will broadcast at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 27, from the historic Holly Theater.
The J. A. Walters Family YMCA will host the World Tai Chi and Qigong Day from 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 27.
Individual auditions for the Holly Theatre's production of "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers" will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 27, and 6-8 p.m. Monday, April 29, at the Holly Theater. Callbacks will be from 8-10 p.m. Monday, April 29.
Atlanta's own Beatles tribute band, The Return, will recreate a classic rock 'n' roll experience Thursday, April 25, at Piedmont College in Demorest.
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.