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.
Christmas is even bigger and better this year, thanks to Flowery Branch and its dedicated elves.
As the holiday season hits full swing, many college and community choirs will warm up their voices to sing the holy hymns and seasonal songs in annual Christmas concerts.
While many young children clamor for time on Santa's lap to share their Christmas gift list, the Wauka Mountain Multiple Intelligences Academy is offering kids a chance to eat with the jolly old elf.
As the holiday decorations go up around town, a handful of business owners will invite tourists into their abodes for the annual Holiday Tour of Dahlonega Bed & Breakfast Inns.
With Thanksgiving focused on the family and Black Friday focused on shopping, the North Georgia Zoo and Petting Farm focuses this weekend on the real reason for the season.
Falling asleep underneath the Christmas tree doesn't always cue a dance number, but when it does, it always brings a nutcracker to life.
The family favorite "Madeline's Christmas" and David Sedaris' comedic gem "The Santaland Diaries" will return to Horizon Theatre this holiday season to entertain young and old alike.