The Holly Theater is in search of singers and actors for its next productions - Agatha Christie's "Mousetrap" and Holly and the Heartbreakers - in July and August.
Mountain Top Rodeo featuring bareback riding, steer wrestling, team roping, saddle bronc, barrel racing, bull riding, ladies breakaway roping and team roping will be Friday, June 21, and Saturday, June 22, at R-Ranch in the Mountains.
The Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club will hold a paddle-thon Saturday, June 22, at the Lake Lanier Olympic Venue in Gainesville.
Northeast Georgia and surrounding areas are gaining recognition as a rapidly rising region for the production of local and sustainable foods. The 2013 Georgia Mountains Farm Tour will showcase some of the farms, farmers, markets, community gardens and restaurants making local food across the region.
Toccoa resident Rachel Watson is the featured artist in the "Dreamworks" exhibit at the Helen Arts & Heritage Center, 25 Chattahoochee Strasse, in Helen.
ALICATS Dance & Music will perform its 10th annual spring recital "Decade of Dance" this weekend in Hosch Theater, 429 Academy St. NE, at Brenau University in Gainesville. Dancers and students from toddlers to grandparents will participate in the recital celebrating the last decade of dance.
Four new exhibits will kick off their debut with a free opening reception from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, June 13, at the Quinlan Visual Arts Center in Gainesville.
Macon Symphony Orchestra principal flutist Candace Keach will present "Americana," a recital of music for Native American and Asian wooden flutes, silver flutes and singing bowls at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 15, at Buford First United Methodist Church, 285 E. Main St., in Buford. Pennsylvanian Russell Ferrara will accompany Keach on the classical guitar and synthesizer enabled guitars.
Flotilla 29 of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Lake Lanier, will have a one-day, seven-lesson "About boating safely" course Saturday, June 15.
The enchanted world of Disney's Beauty and the Beast Jr. will appear on stage June 14-15 and June 21-23 at Holly Theater in Dahlonega.
To share insight into the music, art, food and dance of the black culture, the Gainesville-Hall County Black History Society is hosting a free Juneteenth Festival from 4-8 p.m. Saturday, June 15, at Midtown Greenway and Park, 682 Grove St., behind the new Public Safety Complex in Gainesville.
Participants can learn to build their own inexpensive outdoor oven for baking pizza and breads with natural and reclaimed materials at a comprehensive one-day cob oven construction workshop.
World-class musicians will bring their talents to the University of North Georgia in June for the second annual North Georgia Chamber Music Festival, with performances in Cumming, Dahlonega and Gainesville.
Peggie Hoskins with Soulshine Band will kick off the Summer MusicFest followed by Movies on the Green on Thursday, June 13, in Gainesville.
The Mitch Farmer June Jam charity concert featuring bands and songwriting jam sessions will be from 5-10 p.m. Saturday, June 15, at Chicopee Woods Agricultural Center, 1855 Calvary Church Road, in Gainesville.
Radio stars of the 1940s and early 1950s will be honored during an upcoming performance of "On the Air" at the Cumming Playhouse.
Having the first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certified building in Gwinnett County, The Environmental and Heritage Center plans to highlights its sustainable features with a Build It Green event.
"Revien" means "to return" and that is what two members of the Revien Trio will do when they perform in an upcoming concert at Piedmont College.
As the dreary and drab months of winter settle in, the Sautee Nacoochee Center galleries are brightening up their space with sparkling, dazzling jewelry.
With the theme "Blues with Feeling," visitors to the Folk Pottery Museum on Saturday will view pottery by White County potter Edwin Meaders featuring his famous blue roosters in rare multi-headed varieties. It will also showcase his earliest wood-fired work and numerous decorated functional pieces.
With plans to throw their daughter a perfect wedding, the play "One Slight Hitch" shows how with one ring of a doorbell chaos can ensue.
Look out! Little Red is ridin' into your 'hood, the Three Little Pigs are hamming it up and the Big Bad Wolf is working double time in this twisted tangle of tales.
A new year leads to a new round of Evenings of Intimate Jazz, sponsored by The Arts Council. And launching the 18th season will be the Jaimee Paul Trio.