With the Fourth of July just around the corner, many people are looking forward seeing the rockets' red, white and blue glare.
With so many Independence Day celebrations and activities going on at various sites this weekend, it can be difficult to choose where to go.
Lake Lanier is an area of many summer attractions, including the opportunity to paddle kayaks and canoes on some world-class open water. The Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club is offering "Come Try Its" for people who want to get some paddling experience.
The Georgia Mountain Players are bringing the popular theatrical and musical performance "Always ... Patsy Cline" back to Gainesville for one more stand at the Georgia Mountains Center theater.
The streets of downtown Athens will be crowded this weekend as music fans and art lovers converge for the 15th Annual AthFest celebration.
Summer in Gainesville is off to a soulful start with The Arts Council's Summer MusicFest. The annual series of concerts begins Friday with a performance by Francine Reed with Java Monkey. "This is the first time she has performed for The Arts Council," said Gladys Wyant, executive director of the council. "We have been wanting to bring her here for three years now, but she tours with Lyle Lovett and her schedule has been pretty ...
The Rivermist Sunset Concert series continues this weekend with a performance by the country rock sensation Georgia Power Trio.
Are you ready to "hang 10" on Lake Lanier? The Surfrider Foundation Atlanta Chapter is inviting area athletes to bring out their inner surfer with a special event Saturday. In celebration of International Surfing Day, the group is hosting the SUP Splash Lanier at the Lake Lanier Olympic venue. The SUP (stand-up paddleboard) event will feature races, demonstrations and open-paddle opportunities. The logistics of stand-up paddleboarding are pretty self-explanatory. Participants stand on a paddleboard, which ...
It seems only fitting that Heather Faraday discovered her God-given talent as a performer in church.
Recent storms in Georgia and Alabama have proven the need and necessity of ham radio communicators to provide immediate help. This weekend, the Lanierland Amateur Radio Club will be participating in the annual ARRL Field Day, an exercise that tests the ability of hams to operate under emergency conditions. The event will be held at Oakwood City Park, Railroad St., Oakwood.
Artwork by Brenau Art Professor Mary Beth Looney will be on display at the Monroe Art Guild in Monroe as part of the MAG's summer program, "The Academic Show: Professors and Past Judges." Her works can be seen in the main gallery through the end of the month.
Most people can only dream of owning a car like a Porsche. For artist Chad Shore, the dream is a bit different. Shore dreams of taking the elegant sports car and turning it into a work of art, literally. Chad Shore has been producing art ...
When you listen to "Ghost of the Knoxville Girl," the 2009 release by Doug and Telisha Williams, it's plain to see why they belong to the hard-to-define genre of Americana music.
BRASELTON - An estimated 1,200 riders will take part in the second year of the Jackson County Brevet (pronounced bruh-vaay) this weekend, as cycling enthusiasts gather to ride for a worthy cause.
A plethora of pigs, face jugs and roosters will fill Banks County Middle School on Saturday for the 11th North Georgia Folk Potters Festival.
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.