This weekend, Lake Lanier will be flooded with thousands of ducks. No need for alarm, though. Unlike the fowl in the Alfred Hitchcock film, these birds mean no harm; they're the "contestants" in the 14th annual Rubber Duck Derby. Thee event is the year's biggest fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Hall County, according to Michele Piucci, who serves on the event planning committee. "All of the money raised during the Rubber Duck ...
Legendary blues singer Francine Reed will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 12, at the Sautee Nacoochee Community Association theater.
"Flights of Fancy," Elachee's annual spring benefit event, is set for 6:30-9 p.m. Friday, May 11, on the outdoor patio at Elachee Nature Science Center.
The beauty of the hand-hooked rug will be on display in "Off the Hook - Exploring Our Rug Hooking Heritage," which runs through June 30 in the Gwinnett Environmental & Heritage Center, 2020 Clean Water Drive in Buford.
Gainesville High School Band members have decided to use their annual spring concert as a once-in-a-lifetime tribute for one of their own.
"It's our end-of-the-year performance that we love to do," said Tanya Glosson, past president of the nonprofit's board of directors. "It's light and fun."
The Man in Black is back - or, at least, the next best thing. Johnny Cash Now, a tribute band honoring the late country legend, will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, May 4, at the Holly Theater in Dahlonega. "We're going to take folks back to 1969 to see the Johnny Cash show just the way Johnny did it back then," lead singer Gray Sartin said. The show will include tribues to other artists who performed ...
The annual Gillsville Folk Pottery Festival is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at Gillsville City Park north of town.
It's full steam ahead for the annual Railroad Days Festival in Lula. All of the festivities will take place in and around the historic train yard-turned-Railroad Park at 6055 Main St. in Lula. The celebration will begin with a concert by Rambling Country with Steve Dyer and Band from 7-9 p.m. Friday. The arts and crafts fair will open at 9 a.m. Saturday, with the festival kicking off at 10 a.m. with the annual parade. ...
On Saturday some of the Army's finest soldiers will demonstrate the skills and professionalism of the American Ranger for Camp Merrill's Open House.
The Gwinnett Environmental & Heritage Center invites visitors to step back in time to a one-room schoolhouse from the 19th century.
Nine world-class musicians will bring their talents to North Georgia College & State University for the inaugural North Georgia Chamber Music Festival, which features four programs of music over two weekends in June.
Several new pieces of art have been installed around North Georgia College & State University's campus as the third annual North Georgia Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition begins its yearlong run.
The Ludwig Symphony Orchestra will present "A Cherry Blossom Mother's Day Tribute" at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at the Fine Arts Center of Alpharetta High School.
A mix of styles and life experiences come together in a new art exhibit opening this month at Brenau University.
Rabun County will see runners, decorators, marchers and Santa invade their stores and streets during a smattering of activities the first two weeks of the holiday shopping season.
Country music singer John Berry will bring his annual Christmas tour to Riverside Academy on Tuesday night to benefit the Gainesville nonprofit organization Challenged Child and Friends.
North Georgia residents can celebrate "The Most Wonderful Time of the Year" with the Northwinds Symphonic Band on Tuesday.
Christmas shoppers may fill their bags with items to stuff into stockings at the Helen's sixth annual Christkindlmarkt on Nov. 29 through Dec. 1 and Dec. 7-8.
Gwinnett County's longest-running original theatrical holiday tradition combines the sentimentality of a television variety special with the high energy of a USO show.
This holiday season, Fernbank Museum of Natural History features several ways to celebrate. The museum's holiday programming includes the annual Winter Wonderland: Celebrations & Traditions Around the World exhibition, a Winter Wonderland Celebration Day and Holly Jolly Film Fest, to name a few.
With roots in pure country coming from Johnny Cash and Terry Clark colliding with classic rock influences of Heart and Aerosmith, Hannah Thomas has a unique sound in the music industry.
Celebrate Thanksgiving weekend under the stars with the animals at the North Georgia Zoo in Cleveland.
The city of Dahlonega doesn't just celebrate the Christmas season on Dec. 25. Instead the town adorns itself in tinsel and organizes activities all month long in an Old Fashion Christmas.
Gainesville First United Methodist Church is hosting its 17th annual Christmas is One Language concert this Sunday.
Nashville songwriter Chuck Jones, who has had a number of charting singles on country and pop radio, will perform his rich archive of tunes at 8 p.m. Friday night at The Crimson Moon Cafe in Dahlonega.
Sounds of Thanksgiving and Christmas can be heard in the historic gym at the Sautee Nacoochee Community Association Center soon.