There will be plenty for everyone to do Aug. 27 at the Family Fun Fest in Clarkesville. The event is part of the Habersham County United Way's fundraising effort, executive director Bonnie Loffredo said. "Family Fun Fest is going to provide live entertainment all day. You can literally be doing something from beginning to end," Loffredo said. This year's activities will include demonstrations by a high angle rescue team. Members of Habersham County fire and ...
Georgia ForestWatch will join conservation groups and outdoorsmen and women from across the country to celebrate Great Outdoors Week through Sunday.
The Gainesville State College Brass Ensemble, under the direction of GSC brass instructor Don Strand, will perform the national anthem Aug. 25 at the Gwinnett Braves' game on College Fair Night.
The Athens Youth Symphony is now accepting audition applications for the 2011-2012 season. Application forms and audition requirements are available on the website. Auditions will be held in late August. For more information, call 706-543-1907. • The Georgia Children's Chorus, a nonprofit organization in residence at the University of Georgia, is currently holding auditions for the 2011-2012 season for children between the ages of 8 and 18. If you are interested in scheduling an ...
Motorcycle enthusiasts can take in beautiful scenery and enjoy some of the best riding in North Georgia when the Georgia Chapter D of the Gold Wing Road Riders Association holds a poker run Aug. 20.
The Sewell Organ at Piedmont College will ring out with the works of German composers from 300 years ago when Ingo Hahn, one of the leading organists in southern Germany today, performs in concert at the college Aug. 21.
A casino in Dawson County? Don't call Johnny Law just yet - it's all for fun. The Dawson County Humane Society is holding its annual Lucky Dog Casino Night on Aug. 27. Vegas-style games like roulette, blackjack, craps and Texas Hold 'Em will be featured at this year's fundraiser event, said Virginia Matteson, Humane Society vice president and head of fundraising. "Casino Night was last year's biggest fundraising event by far," Matteson said. Matteson says the ...
The Gainesville Theatre Alliance is not only offering local thespians the opportunity to show off their acting skills, the group is also helping actors fine tune their talents.
The Bowen Arts Center recently held reception to celebrate the opening of its newest exhibit, "4 Southern Artists."
Artist Ericka Walker has found inspiration in old printing styles for her new exhibit on display at North Georgia College & State University.
The vibrant colors of pastel paintings will cover the walls of the Quinlan Visual Arts Center today at the opening reception for the Southeastern Pastel Society 2011 Juried Members' Exhibition.
If you love the fun that comes with a trip to the beach but hate getting sand in your shoes, then make plans to attend the Guest House Calabash Party.
Most kids don't look forward to summer break ending and the return to school. So perhaps a little historical perspective can ease the transition.
It's going to be a busy weekend at Amicalola Falls State Park as interpretive rangers offer Wilderness Survival Weekend on Saturday and Sunday at the park.
The Georgia Heritage Center for the Arts is now scheduling fiber artists who create wearable art to participate in a fashion show.
Charles Dickens' classic tale "A Christmas Carol" will be performed at Habersham Theater in Clarkesville.
More than 100 singers will don costumes and climb into an ornately decorated stage in the shape of a Christmas tree to perform the annual "Living Christmas Tree" concert this weekend.
Cornelia residents may create magical holiday memories through an abundance of activities Friday night at the Community House and in Cornelia City Park.
In the spirit of the original "Hee Haw" television variety show, the children at Corner-Stone Church are performing an original Christmas musical titled "A Hee Haw Christmas."
After playing festivals throughout the South including the inaugural North Georgia Bluegrass Jam at the Habersham Mill Complex in Clarkesville, BlueBilly Grit will return to Grant Street Music Room for a Saturday night performance.
The Sautee Nacoochee Community Chorale celebrates 25 years of performing with its annual holiday concerts all weekend long.
Gainesville children may have more than just the brief time to talk with Santa when sitting on his lap thanks to the Gainesville Phoenix Woman's Club and the Hall County Parks and Recreation department.
Eagle Wings Production presents Beth Henley's 1981 Pulitzer-Prize winner, "Crimes of the Heart" this week at Chestatee High School.
Gainesville residents may feast on the sounds of Italy during "An Italian Christmas" at First Presbyterian Church in Gainesville.
Regardless of which church you attend, it's likely you have heard the story behind the Christmas season. But some people need reminding.
Singing portions of Handel's "Messiah," the Voices of North Georgia will perform "Unto Us a Child is Born!" along with several other new and old winter songs.
Gainesville's most iconic thoroughfare will close down Sunday, making way for the annual holiday parade and community celebration, Christmas on Green Street.
Whether it is spent sitting around a Christmas tree sipping hot cocoa or outside pelting each other with snowballs, the holidays are a time to celebrate with loved ones and reminisce about past festivities. This year, Gainesville Ballet is celebrating its past with its 40th anniversary season and a rendition of "The Nutcracker."
Children and their parents may create Christmas decorations Sunday at the Northeast Georgia History Center in Gainesville.
"Mame," the Tony award-winning musical that played on Broadway for 1,508 performances, will be the Christmas musical at the Holly Theater this month.
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