Chattahoochee Riverkeeper is hosting a tour of Lake Lanier aboard the Chota Princess II, a 40-foot catamaran, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6. The cruise will leave from Aqualand Marina, 6800 Lights Ferry Road in Flowery Branch, and will be the final Lake Lanier cruise of the year.
The third annual Soggy Doggy Pool Party will be Sunday, Sept. 7, in the Splash Zone at the Frances Meadows Aquatic Center in Gainesville.
Soldiers, sword fights, the Huns and a dragon all culminate around the ancient tale of a young Chinese girl named Mulan.
Are you craftier than a Boy Scout?
The Dahlonega community is offering garden enthusiasts the opportunity to hear nationally recognized, multimedia personality Erica Glasener, who will speak at Dahlonega Park and Recreation, 365 Riley Road, at 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 8. The Georgia Mountains Master Gardeners organization is hosting Glasener for a lecture on "Designing a Garden for Four Seasons." This event is free to the public with refreshments being served.
The Quinlan Visual Arts Center is calling all artists for a plein air (or open air) painting event in the city of Flowery Branch, in partnership with the LakeView Art Center. All artists are invited to participate; there is no fee for participation.
If you're looking for a good way to rope in support for local veterans, the Ladies Auxiliary VFW, Post 8452 is hosting its inaugural Horseless Rodeo from 1-6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, on the campus of Riverside Military Academy, 2001 Riverside Drive, in Gainesville.
As part of International Observe the Moon Night celebration, a Telescopes in the Park event will be from 8 to 9:45 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6 at Sardis Creek Park, off Antioch Church Road, in Gainesville. International Observe the Moon Night is an annual event dedicated to encouraging people to 'look up' and take notice of Earth's nearest neighbor, the moon. Every year on the same day, people from around the world hold events and activities that celebrate the moon
Sometimes you just have to bust a move. If it's for a good cause, even better.
Children aren't the only ones who look forward to recess.
Artistic media ranging from still-lifes and statues to collages and canvases form cohesive collections to tell stories during the Quinlan Visual Arts Center's Fall Exhibitions.
In tribute to Lucille Ball's iconic grape-stomping scene on "I love Lucy," a Cleveland-based winery is marking its annual harvest in a festive style.
The Buford Corn Maze is set to begin its 2014 season Saturday, Aug. 30, on the 5-acre site on Friendship Road in Buford.
A daylight trip to the zoo is the average summertime activity. But before school starts, the North Georgia Zoo in Cleveland will open its scenery close to dusk for a behind-the-scene peek at the animals.
As the end of summer draws near, Laurel Summer Fest aims to close the season with a bang - literally.
Residents may put their eyes toward the skies in hopes of seeing a partial solar eclipse tonight.
Racing around the woods as a caped crusader or scary skeleton is the kind of fun Elachee Nature Science Center plans to provide during its annual Trick-or-Trek Trail Run next weekend.
Through the use of ceramic sculpture, found industrial material, illustrations and his memory, artist Tyler Nicholson plans to demonstrate his craft next week in North Georgia.
2002 National Scottish Fiddle Champion Jamie Laval will join forces with Roger Gold to entertain dancers of all ages at two dances this weekend in Gainesville.
How often do you see Kiss band members, a samurai and Superman all on the dance floor with their mothers?
For a month associated with spooky ghosts and haunting horsemen, the remaining weekends in October are filled with a plethora of Halloween-themed activities.
Twisted trails under the moonlight in a cornfield have the makings of a wickedly scary journey in Dawsonville.
October is known for fall, apples and the cooling of the weather. But in Dawsonville, October also equals classic cars and white lightning.
"The Book of Life" is a Mexican-accented kids' cartoon so colorful and unconventionally dazzling it almost reinvents the art form. As pretty as a just-punctured pinata, endlessly inventive, warm and traditional, it serves up Mexican culture in a riot of Mexican colors and mariachi-flavored music.
One prophecy from three witches leads a Scottish general to take the throne of Scotland by force. This Shakespearean tale will be told within the walls of the historic Holly Theater at 69 W. Main St., in Dahlonega this month.
Chasing a white rabbit and racing a dodo bird are all part of Lewis Carroll's famous book starring a young girl named Alice.
Golfers will putt for pets during the Humane Society of Northeast Georgia's 27th annual Dog Day Afternoon Golf Tournament.
Through biodiversity and sustainability, the average gardener may make smarter choices in conjunction with nature.
Find your appetite while you find your way out of the corn this fall. Then have yourself a piece of pumpkin pie.