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.
Braselton's popular "Movies Under the Stars'" series begins anew Saturday night with the animated adventure "Escape from Planet Earth."
Question: After more than 38 years as a band, how have you managed to stay together and produce more songs?
The third annual "An Evening With Dailey & Vincent" will be at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 8, at the University of North Georgia campus gym in Dahlonega. Auditorium doors open at 6 p.m. at 130 Georgia Circle in Dahlonega.
John Ford Coley and Alex Harvey will kick off the Summer Songwriter Series at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 8, at the Brenau Downtown Center.
The T. W. Holeman Gospel Music Group will pay tribute to retired U.S. Army veteran Master Sgt. Wayne Cantrell and the Veterans Alliance Group with a concert at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, June 9, at The International Apostolic Church of Northeast Georgia, 1029 W. Ridge Road, in Gainesville.
Blending an Alfred Hitchcock thriller with the hilarity of the Monty Python produces Habersham Community Theatre's next play "The 39 Steps."
More than 50 children will sing, dance and act in a musical rendition of Hans Christian Andersen's classic "The Ugly Duckling," as part of the 2013 Pam Ware Summer Community Theatre Children's Musical Theatre Workshop production HONK! Jr.
The inaugural Sheriff's Summer Sprint 5K benefiting the Georgia Sheriff's Youth Homes will be Saturday, June 8, at Allen Creek Soccer Complex, before the Hall County Sheriff's Office training center on Allen Creek Road.
Volunteers with the Yahoola Trails Conservancy have helped the Dahlonega-Lumpkin County Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center launch a complete and accurate new guide to "Hiking Trails in the Dahlonega Area: 22 Trails in the North Georgia Mountains within 32 miles of Dahlonega."
The Bowen Center for the Arts in Dawsonville is displaying the work of artists Ruth I. Money and Ann Goble until July 19.
Dancers ranging in age from high school and college students to adults of all ages will tap their feet to the sounds of fiddle and guitar, banjo and keyboard during Contra Dancing at the Sautee-Nacoochee Community Association Center in Sautee.
Food trucks will return to Suwanee's Town Center Park on Friday, June 7, following a successful event in May.
The city of Helen's 100th birthday is Aug. 18, and the Helen Arts & Heritage Center is asking visitors and residents to thumb through picture albums and search attics for old photos dating back as far as 1913.
The 3 Rings Circus will set up camp Sunday, June 9, in Dahlonega to raise money for five local charities.