To celebrate the opening of acclaimed filmmaker Cameron Crowe's movie "We Bought a Zoo," Chestatee Wildlife Preserve will be at the Dawsonville 400 Stadium Cinemas 10 from 2-7 p.m. on Friday.
The J.A. Walters YMCA will be host to a special, "Cookies with Santa" open house on Dec. 16. The open house is from noon until 3 p.m. It will feature light snacks, carolers and a live nativity scene along with family games. Cookies with Santa will begin at 4 p.m. and conclude at 6. During that time, kids will not only have the opportunity to share a snack with the jolly one, they'll also be ...
The Holly Theater in Dahlonega gives a lot to the community with various theatrical and musical performances throughout the year. Now is the time of year when the community can give back to the beloved landmark with the "Have a Holly Holiday" fundraiser for the Holly Endowment.
Ordinarily when Santa comes around with his bag of gifts, little ones stay out of sight for fear that their stockings will be filled with coal if they spy on him.
The Christmas edition of the Sautee Nacoochee Center's contra dance and potluck dinner is Dec. 17 in the historic gym.
If you've never celebrated Christmas in Possum Trot on Buzzard Mountain, you should know that you've missed a white lightning-flavored, rockabilly good time.
The lineup for the 2012 Evenings of Intimate Jazz series of concerts has been announced by The Arts Council.
It may be an annual event, but somehow Lake Lanier Islands Resort found a way to make its "Magical Nights of Lights" celebration bigger and brighter than ever before.
For the first time ever, Amy Ray and The Shadowboxers will grace the stage at the Historic Holly Theater in Dahlonega.
If you are looking for a bit of color to brighten the drab winter days, then head over to the Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St., Gainesville, at 5:30 p.m. today for the opening of its latest exhibit. Two artist groups and two independent artists have come together for a ...
The Holly Theater in Dahlonega presents "A Tuna Christmas," continuing this weekend with shows scheduled until Dec. 18.
The Sautee Nacoochee Community Chorale will perform its annual holiday concert at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of 283 Ga. 255, Sautee Nacoochee.The 50-member chorale has been rehearsing for the concert since the end of August. The chorale will have some new pieces to put you ...
The Northeast Georgia History Center in Gainesville will host a Christmas-themed Family Day Celebration, scheduled to take place Sunday.
It's that time of year again. Time to get out the mittens, trim the tree and sip hot cider. But it isn't quite Christmas until you've seen the Gainesville Ballet's production of "The Nutcracker," now in its 30th year. "I really feel like this production starts the Christmas season in Gainesville," said Diane Callahan, artistic director of the Gainesville Ballet Company. Callahan has made a few artistic changes to this weekend's traditional performance, mostly with ...
Christmas is a magical time on the historic downtown section of Green Street in Gainesville. Along with traditional holiday activities, business and houses along the stretch of town open their doors and give visitors a vivid history lesson on the old establishments during Christmas on Green Street. Cheryl Vandiver, who is co-chairwoman of Christmas on Green Street and vice president for the North Georgia Community Foundation, said she remembers her first experience with the event ...
Gainesville First United Methodist Church is hosting its 17th annual Christmas is One Language concert this Sunday.
Nashville songwriter Chuck Jones, who has had a number of charting singles on country and pop radio, will perform his rich archive of tunes at 8 p.m. Friday night at The Crimson Moon Cafe in Dahlonega.
Sounds of Thanksgiving and Christmas can be heard in the historic gym at the Sautee Nacoochee Community Association Center soon.
The Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center will host its fourth annual Sustainable Gingerbread House Competition and Exhibit the week of Thanksgiving.
Yoga, long acknowledged as a valuable tool for achieving optimal health and well-being, will bring its breathing and meditation exercises to the Helen Arts & Heritage facility this month.
The classic musical "Guys and Dolls," winner of a Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize for Drama, will end its run this week on a Gainesville stage.
Back for its 15th anniversary production, Horizon Theatre Company turns "ho ho ho" into "ha ha ha" as it reprises its popular production of "The Santaland Diaries" by award-winning satirist David Sedaris.
Often regarded as William Shakespeare's crowning achievement, "King Lear" is a tragedy about the relationship between parents and their offspring and shows how quickly relatives can become blinded by fear and killed with love.
North Georgians dreaming of becoming artists or beginners wanting to create a one-of-a-kind gift for a loved one for Christmas have the chance to learn from the best.
White County High School students are showing off their artistic talents by displaying a collection of pieces at the Sautee Nacoochee Center.
The "America's Music" film series exploring a different musical genre's influence on American life will finish Saturday night at the University of North Georgia's Gainesville campus.
International award-winning singer-songwriter Jesse Terry will bring his indie sound to The Crimson Moon Cafe in Dahlonega this weekend.
Music from Mozart, Bartok and Brookshire will float through a handful of concert halls and venues as part of the University of North Georgia Orchestra's concert series this week.
The Red Mountain String Band will entertain the monthly contra dance at the Sautee Nacoochee Community Association Historic gym this weekend.
Grammy award-winning comedy and Western group Riders in the Sky will perform at the Historic Holly Theatre in Dahlonega this Saturday.