The Humane Society of Northeast Georgia will celebrate 100 years in operation Saturday at Lakeview Academy in Gainesville. The humane society was founded in 1913 and is the oldest non-church, nonprofit organization in Northeast Georgia.
The Humane Society of Northeast Georgia is looking for pure bred pups to all-American mutts for its 2014 Life Savers Calendar.
"Days of Our Lives" star Chandler Massey, 22, won his second Daytime Emmy on Sunday night for his role as Will Horton. Massey won the outstanding younger actor award. He is the grandson of Gainesville residents Abit and Kayanne Massey and was attending the University of California, Los Angeles, when he was cast as Will Horton.
Aurora Theatre assembles the best children's performers in the region, bringing them to Gwinnett County for the Aurora Children's Playhouse series.
The International Ballet Intensive's three-week residential summer dance program, under the direction of Danita Emma and Momchil Mladenov, culminates with a public performance by the elite group of young dancers at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 22, in the Hosch Theatre at the John S. Burd Center for the Performing Arts on Brenau University's Gainesville campus.
Every Saturday and Sunday in June, Three Sisters Vineyards & Winery will present the Georgia Wine Country Festival for its 12th year at the Lumpkin County vineyard.
The Holly Theater is in search of singers and actors for its next productions - Agatha Christie's "Mousetrap" and Holly and the Heartbreakers - in July and August.
Mountain Top Rodeo featuring bareback riding, steer wrestling, team roping, saddle bronc, barrel racing, bull riding, ladies breakaway roping and team roping will be Friday, June 21, and Saturday, June 22, at R-Ranch in the Mountains.
The Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club will hold a paddle-thon Saturday, June 22, at the Lake Lanier Olympic Venue in Gainesville.
Northeast Georgia and surrounding areas are gaining recognition as a rapidly rising region for the production of local and sustainable foods. The 2013 Georgia Mountains Farm Tour will showcase some of the farms, farmers, markets, community gardens and restaurants making local food across the region.
Toccoa resident Rachel Watson is the featured artist in the "Dreamworks" exhibit at the Helen Arts & Heritage Center, 25 Chattahoochee Strasse, in Helen.
ALICATS Dance & Music will perform its 10th annual spring recital "Decade of Dance" this weekend in Hosch Theater, 429 Academy St. NE, at Brenau University in Gainesville. Dancers and students from toddlers to grandparents will participate in the recital celebrating the last decade of dance.
Four new exhibits will kick off their debut with a free opening reception from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, June 13, at the Quinlan Visual Arts Center in Gainesville.
Macon Symphony Orchestra principal flutist Candace Keach will present "Americana," a recital of music for Native American and Asian wooden flutes, silver flutes and singing bowls at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 15, at Buford First United Methodist Church, 285 E. Main St., in Buford. Pennsylvanian Russell Ferrara will accompany Keach on the classical guitar and synthesizer enabled guitars.
Flotilla 29 of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Lake Lanier, will have a one-day, seven-lesson "About boating safely" course Saturday, June 15.
Steve Penley, one of America's most celebrated artists emerging from the South, will be the featured guest at the 2015 Quinlan Visual Arts Center Fine Art Auction Gala.
Using taupes and neutral colors, Clayton Santiago can bring to life a landscape full of imagery on a wooden plank.
Gainesville Theatre takes aim at the romantic musical comedies of the 1920s with a spoof in "The Boy Friend."
Rhythmic classic sounds will rain down on Gainesville as the Northwinds Symphonic Band presents a concert featuring retired U.S. Air Force Col. Lowell Graham.
Two exceptionally difficult sonatas - Ludwig van Beethoven's "Sonate fur das Hammerklavier Op. 106" and Henri Dutilleux's Piano Sonata Op. 1 - will resound off the walls as seasoned pianist Tyler Wottrich performs.
Hall County runners wanting to qualify for the Peachtree Road Race may do so Sunday in Gainesville.
Gainesville native Nate Currin loves living and working in California. However, whenever he's away, he tends to miss the small town that helped shape his music and personality. Currin has visited home a few times in the past four years, but he hasn't brought any music to the people of Gainesville in a while.
Though it has been nearly 45 years since Jimi Hendrix's death, the Jimi Hendrix experience lives on with the help of one area band.
Daddies and daughters have a different bond than fathers and sons. And the men of Hall County have the opportunity to show their daughters how special they are at the 15th annual Daddy Daughter dance.
A Pulitzer Prize-winning play covering the 25-year relationship between a wealthy white Jewish widow and her African-American driver will take to the stage in Clarkesville for two weekends.
Ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop, contemporary and musical theater will move into the spotlight for the Heather Wayne Dance Company Concert.
Chefs with a taste for meat, beans and spices can fire up their grills for a Chili Cook-off and Cake Auction in Gainesville.
Cool cabaret songs will punctuate the air as the Voices of North Georgia presents its midwinter gala.
Ben Franklin once said, "Guests, like fish, begin to smell after 3 days."
Choirs from across Northeast Georgia will combine their voices for a heavenly festival Feb. 22.
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