The Atlanta Film Festival burst into action last weekend, with the much heralded Matthew McConaughey starrer "Mud," a funny, touching ensemble comedy called "Claire's Cambodia," and a sneak preview of the Sundance Channel's first original, scripted series, "Rectify," which was created by Georgia's own Ray McKinnon and films in Griffin.
The Lanier Chamber Singers continue bringing vocal variety to the area with the presentation of "Animalia" at 7:30 p.m. March 22 and 4 p.m. March 23.
The Evan Christopher Trio will perform Saturday as part of the Arts Council's Evenings Of Intimate Jazz series.
The annual Trillium Trek Trail Run road race is set for Saturday, March 23, at Chicopee Woods.
The geocaching team of EBBJr, which consists of Ed and Kimberly Brown, and their son, Caden, 5, will hold a meet and greet/geocaching class beginning at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at the Jane Hurt Yarn Interpretive Center meeting room at Tallulah Gorge State Park.
There will be no shortage of Easter activities this week from crafts at Interactive Neighborhood for Kids to story time at area libraries. And of course, egg hunts.
The third annual Spring on Springer Dahlonega Trail Fest is set for March 22-24, celebrating Dahlonega's designation as an Appalachian Trail Community by the AT Conservancy and Dahlonega's position as the southern gateway to the trail.
The "Healthy Habits: A Child & Family Wellness Expo" is back for another year.
If you're a fan of a good rags-to-riches fairy tale, you'll will love watching the Gainesville Ballet Company's performance of "Cinderella" this weekend.
A juried group of students from the Brenau University Music Department will perform an evening of vocal and piano literature in the Honors Il Portale Musicale recital at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 25, in Pearce Auditorium, 500 Washington St., Gainesville.
Brenau University will offer a free presentation by John Muir biographer James Hunt as part of the ongoing "Sense and Sustainability" lecture series at 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, in Thurmond McRae Auditorium.
The 17th annual Bear on the Square Mountain Festival has scheduled its Master Classes for Sunday, April 21, at the Historic Vickery House, home of the Georgia Appalachian Studies Center of the University of North Georgia.
Georgia's State Parks are offering a new loyalty program just for tent campers. GeoCamp club members earn every 10th night of camping for free, and there's no cost for membership.
The Tony Award-winning Broadway show "The Drowsy Chaperone" is playing through April 14 at the Aurora Theatre in Lawrenceville.
Artists Shirley Hill, Penny Nossett and Kathy Whitehead bill themselves as the "Color Pencil Girls" and visitors to Helen Arts & Heritage Center's upcoming show, "Mountain Matters," will have a chance to see why. The three artists, along with Jared Kaup of lifefire pottery in Toccoa, will display their work as featured artists for the "Mountain Matters" show.
The fifth annual Brenau Barbecue Championship - the university's annual fundraising event for scholarships - will kick off Memorial Day weekend on the college campus.
The North Georgia Chamber Symphony Inc. will perform four free concerts May 16 through May 18 in Dawsonville, Blairsville, Gainesville and Dahlonega.
The 10th annual Rock in the Spring concert will begin at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at the Brenau University Amphitheatre, featuring the band Mid Life Crisis.
The Sautee Nacoochee Community Chorale will close out its 24th season in style with three concerts this weekend at Sautee Nacoochee Community Association Theater.
When did you become aware of Samabaj, and how did the film project get launched?
About 1,500 butterflies will take flight for the first time to the delight of hundreds of children at the 17th annual Friends of the Parks Butterfly Release.
Do your children know the maiden names of their grandmothers? Do your children know where their grandfathers were born?
The 51st anniversary of the Mountain Laurel Festival will be Saturday, May 18, in Clarkesville.
Joe Gransden and Kenny Banks will close out The Art Council's 2013 concert series "Evenings of Intimate Jazz" with a performance at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at The Arts Council Smithgall Arts Center in Gainesville.
Folk music legend, singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist John McCutcheon will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 17, at The Crimson Moon Cafe in Dahlonega.
Jimmy Buffet tribute band Pirates of the Opry will kick off the second annual Hawgin' on Lanier BBQ competition with a benefit concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 17, at Laurel Park.
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