In southern Germany, Bavaria and Austria, Fasching equals fat Tuesday and what better way to celebrate Mardi Gras than by tubing the icy waters of the Chattahoochee River in the Alpine Village of Helen.
Here in the Deep South, the idea of interracial relationships has been an iffy subject for some and probably still is for many people who lived through the Civil Rights movement.
Zumba enthusiasts can show their prowess and raise money for a heart-healthy organization in one swoop Saturday afternoon.
Runners looking for a different terrain to race on can try the 5-kilometer and fun run this Saturday in Dahlonega.
Early examples of Georgian folk pottery such as double-handled syrup jugs, utilitarian bowls and pitchers are on display in a special temporary exhibit Saturday at the Folk Pottery Museum of Northeast Georgia.
Deemed one of the world's more celebrated musicians, violinist Joshua Bell will perform Tuesday at the University of Georgia.
Fifth Row Center, the community theater group based in Buford, is launching a new round of classes for the next two months.
Chinese acrobats will tumble into Gainesville next Thursday.
For the fourth year in a row, the Gainesville Theatre Alliance is presenting a Valentine of two productions for North Georgia theater patrons in a February Festival of Theatre.
While Valentine's Day usually focuses on lovers, the Mulberry Creek Community Center in Gainesville is hosting a special Father-Daughter Valentine's Dance.
Hearts, Health and History is the theme for the monthly Family Day at the Northeast Georgia History Center.
The Humane Society of Northeast Georgia will host Art with Heart, its annual benefit art auction, from 7-10 p.m. Saturday at the Chattahoochee Country Club.
The classic tale of a pig named Wilbur and his friendship with a barn spider named Charlotte will be revived on the Holly Theater stage in February.
The classic tale of a pig named Wilbur and his friendship with a barn spider named Charlotte will be revived on the Holly Theater stage the first two weekends in February.
Just in time for Valentine's Day, the Crawford W. Long Museum will offer a "Sweet Treat Tips" Lunch and Learn program Feb. 5, at 28 College St. in Jefferson.
After an 18-year-old man from a slum neighbor stood trial on the charges of fatally stabbing his father, 12 men head into the jury room to decide the teenager's fate.
Everyday life and symbolic works will adorn the halls of the Sautee Nacoochee Center for the next couple of months during an invitational exhibition.
As the Easter bunny prepares to make the rounds on Sunday, children will have the opportunity to meet his relatives this weekend at the North Georgia Zoo.
John King's high-energy country-driven Southern sound and the bluesy, jazzy sound of The Lefty Williams Band will collide for one night.
Contra dancers may get carried away with the music two nights in a row.
The Cornelia Apple Blossom BBQ Festival returns to downtown for its third year.
The search is on for men and women with acting talent to fill the roles of two one-act plays and a Southern comedy set for production this spring and summer at Habersham Community Theatre.
"The more I know of the world, the more I am convinced that I shall never see a man whom I can really love. I require so much!"
Rhythms and beats of jazz will bounce off the walls at The Arts Council Smithgall Arts Center as the Steve Cunningham Trio performs Saturday night.
Hunting season is here! Egg hunting, that is.
Painting of wildlife, rural life and surreal images as well as clay and bronze sculptures will adorn the walls and floor space for the spring exhibition at Quinlan Visual Arts Center in Gainesville.
Using an inner-city school to experiment with a new and unconventional education approach is the focus of the independent film "The New Public."
Sounds of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his final moments on the Earth gleaned from the works of the Gospels will reverberate through the air during a Holy Week concert in Demorest.
"Down on Skid Row, where the food is slop ... and the rainbow's just a no show," hapless Seymour Krelborn tends to the barren florist shop that has housed him for all of his orphaned life. Day in and day out, he works alongside his unrequited love, Audrey, until a total eclipse of the sun brings life to a carnivorous plant.
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