Adventures in Missions, a nonprofit inter-denominational missions organization based out of Gainesville, is mustering up local volunteers to spend a Saturday serving the community. Backyard Missions Day will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 4. Check in is at 8:30 a.m. near the downtown square in Gainesville. The free event will include lunch.
Cocktails & Conversations will have its grand opening at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 9, at Scott's Downtown in Gainesville. The mixer and speed dating event is for single professionals ages 30 and older.
The Hall County Animal Shelter is hosting a Touch-a-Truck Festival from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 5, at Laurel Park.
ATLANTA - The Historic Preservation Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is holding its fourth annual online photo contest to coincide with preservation month in May. This year's theme is "The Civil War in Georgia."
ATLANTA - Grab your wings and prepare for a soaring good time as Fernbank Museum of Natural History celebrates the giant screen adventure, Flight of the Butterflies, with a family-friendly Butterfly Bash from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at 767 Clifton Road NE in Atlanta.
"Thoroughly Modern Millie," a high-spirited 1920s musical romp, is taking over the stage at Pam Ware Performing Arts Center this weekend.
Colorful sea creatures, sinister spies, zany chefs, a wise-cracking Jamaican crab, enchanting Merfolk, loveable best friends, an evil sea witch, a handsome prince and a beautiful young girl with a big dream - it must be "The Little Mermaid!"
The Ludwig Symphony Orchestra presents "A Cherry Blossom Spring Fling" gala concert to close its 15th season at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at the Gwinnett Center-Performing Arts Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth.
When the trumpet sounds to start the Kentucky Derby race May 4, the Gainesville Rotary Club will kick off its own fundraising festivities with a Derby Party at the Elks Club on Riverside.
The Yonah Band of Cherokees will hold its annual Spring Pow Wow on April 27-28 at Gabby's Cabins, 3083 Ga. 75 in the Cleveland area.
From April 24 to May 5, Peachtree Rides will put on a carnival at Blue Ridge Shopping Center with a portion of the proceeds donated to the community.
Voices of North Georgia presents "Georgia on My Mind" to complete its 44th season with a salute to the state. This special presentation will feature compositions by Georgia musicians and music about Georgia.
Chicken wings, thighs and breasts will be served Saturday during a cook-off contest as part of the ninth annual Spring Chicken Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the square in downtown Gainesville, rain or shine.
The Mountain Music & Medicine Show will broadcast at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 27, from the historic Holly Theater.
The J. A. Walters Family YMCA will host the World Tai Chi and Qigong Day from 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 27.
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.