Giant balloons are once again descending - and ascending, then descending again - into Flowery Branch.
The movie poster for "The Good Lie" features a smiling Reese Witherspoon, front and center. But, truth be told, neither Witherspoon nor her character is the film's star - not in the essential sense. The real stars are the Sudanese children at the bottom of the poster, their backs to us, trudging across an empty, sun-scorched expanse.
Sautee Nacoochee Center's will erupt in musical accord this weekend with its annual Sautee Jamboree.
Ever wanted to go to Germany? For the next month, it's possible to do just that without having to cross the ocean.
Denise Weimer, author of the popular Georgia Gold Series linking the state's coast and mountains in the mid-1800s, will sign copies of all four historical fiction novels from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 11 during the Mule Camp Market Festival.
Aspiring artists may throw clay or design their personal journals through two classes with the Helen Arts & Heritage Council.
Pieces of fabric carefully intertwined create a colorful quilt full of expression while the inspiration springing from children's minds covers paper and canvas.
Quilting takes time, practice and a trained eye, and more than 75 pieces will show off the handcrafted works in Dawson County this month.
Rain or shine, runners and walkers alike can hit the pavement in Choices Pregnancy Care Center's inaugural 5K Run/Walk next weekend.
UGA Invasive Species Coordinator Karan Rawlins will be the guest presenter at a Georgia Mountains Master Gardeners' meeting this month.
The romance of an orphaned peasant girl and the rich city boy whom she saves from death will be revived in the one-act musical "Once on this Island" at Gainesville High School.
Elachee's biggest fundraising event of the year, the Starlight Adventure Benefit Auction, is scheduled for 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, at Elachee Nature Science Center.
Hike through the great outdoors with historical beings at your side, figuratively that is.
Local professional musicians will put their talents to use for the Gainesville Sinfonietta 2014 this Sunday in Flowery Branch.
While some may venture to the Gainesville square to meet Kris Kringle, the old elf will head to Lakeshore Mall for a pajama-style party.
Brenau arts and design students will step out of their college campus comfort zone and into the limelight of Atlanta this month.
The holidays are especially decorative and artisanal at the Sautee Nacoochee Center.
Visitors to the Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center will travel back in time and experience Christmas during the 1860s through a living history demonstration on the McDaniel Farm.
Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar" is the most ambitious science-fiction film, maybe ever and certainly since "2001: A Space Odyssey."
Helen plans to celebrate the holidays soon than expected.