The 10th annual John Jarrard Foundation Concert has been expanded to two days. This year's concert is scheduled for Sept. 23-24 at Brenau University with a concert on Sept. 23 and a family day, art exhibit, auction and songwriter's concert on Sept. 24. "It has been our goal to make the John Jarrard Concert more than just a one-day event," John Jarrard Foundation Executive Director Jody Jackson said. "We had stretched the one-night format as ...
There will be plenty for everyone to do Aug. 27 at the Family Fun Fest in Clarkesville. The event is part of the Habersham County United Way's fundraising effort, executive director Bonnie Loffredo said. "Family Fun Fest is going to provide live entertainment all day. You can literally be doing something from beginning to end," Loffredo said. This year's activities will include demonstrations by a high angle rescue team. Members of Habersham County fire and ...
Georgia ForestWatch will join conservation groups and outdoorsmen and women from across the country to celebrate Great Outdoors Week through Sunday.
The Gainesville State College Brass Ensemble, under the direction of GSC brass instructor Don Strand, will perform the national anthem Aug. 25 at the Gwinnett Braves' game on College Fair Night.
The Athens Youth Symphony is now accepting audition applications for the 2011-2012 season. Application forms and audition requirements are available on the website. Auditions will be held in late August. For more information, call 706-543-1907. • The Georgia Children's Chorus, a nonprofit organization in residence at the University of Georgia, is currently holding auditions for the 2011-2012 season for children between the ages of 8 and 18. If you are interested in scheduling an ...
Motorcycle enthusiasts can take in beautiful scenery and enjoy some of the best riding in North Georgia when the Georgia Chapter D of the Gold Wing Road Riders Association holds a poker run Aug. 20.
The Sewell Organ at Piedmont College will ring out with the works of German composers from 300 years ago when Ingo Hahn, one of the leading organists in southern Germany today, performs in concert at the college Aug. 21.
A casino in Dawson County? Don't call Johnny Law just yet - it's all for fun. The Dawson County Humane Society is holding its annual Lucky Dog Casino Night on Aug. 27. Vegas-style games like roulette, blackjack, craps and Texas Hold 'Em will be featured at this year's fundraiser event, said Virginia Matteson, Humane Society vice president and head of fundraising. "Casino Night was last year's biggest fundraising event by far," Matteson said. Matteson says the ...
The Gainesville Theatre Alliance is not only offering local thespians the opportunity to show off their acting skills, the group is also helping actors fine tune their talents.
The Bowen Arts Center recently held reception to celebrate the opening of its newest exhibit, "4 Southern Artists."
Artist Ericka Walker has found inspiration in old printing styles for her new exhibit on display at North Georgia College & State University.
The vibrant colors of pastel paintings will cover the walls of the Quinlan Visual Arts Center today at the opening reception for the Southeastern Pastel Society 2011 Juried Members' Exhibition.
If you love the fun that comes with a trip to the beach but hate getting sand in your shoes, then make plans to attend the Guest House Calabash Party.
Most kids don't look forward to summer break ending and the return to school. So perhaps a little historical perspective can ease the transition.
It's going to be a busy weekend at Amicalola Falls State Park as interpretive rangers offer Wilderness Survival Weekend on Saturday and Sunday at the park.
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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