Habersham resident Denise Weimer's "Sautee Shadows," the first of a four-book series linking antebellum Georgia's coast and mountains during the Georgia Gold Rush, will hit the bookstands this weekend.
First Presbyterian Church of Gainesville's Chancel Choir is headed to Italy, but before they can leave, they want to share a little of Italy with Hall County.
The Quinlan Visual Arts Center will have its first Family Day from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at 514 Green St. NE in Gainesville.
The Sautee Stars, a children's theatre education class, will perform "James and the Giant Peach" this weekend in the Sautee Nacoochee Community Association Center Theater. Performances will be 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 10, and Saturday, May 11, and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 12.
For a unique experience, stroll through downtown Dahlonega on Saturday, May 11, for the annual Dahlonega Art Trail.
Cody Marlowe and the Dead Flowers appears to be making a name on the music scene as the band's newest album "Silver and Gold" will be independently released Friday with show at 9 p.m. at Vinyl in downtown Atlanta.
Best-selling author and Southern humorist Ronda Rich will share her stories of humor and inspiration as seen through the eyes of Southerners at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, at Brenau's Pearce Auditorium. The complimentary admission event begins is being recorded for a DVD.
Despite the cool weather, cloudy days and deluge of rain in recent weeks, local farmers markets are opening to consumers this month.
Rubber ducks usually found in tubs will be floating down Lake Lanier on Saturday during the 15th annual Rubber Duck Derby.
Lula celebrates its history as a key railroad hub at its 37th annual Railroad Days Parade and Festival on Saturday, May 4, at the town's railroad yard.
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.
CUMMING - ALS Awareness Month begins Saturday with the seventh annual FIESTA 15-kilometer and 5-kilometer race, benefiting the Emory ALS Center in Atlanta.
JEFFERSON - As an annual tradition, Shields-Ethridge Heritage Farm will celebrate its agricultural heritage by hosting Mule Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at the farm.
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.
With the theme "Blues with Feeling," visitors to the Folk Pottery Museum on Saturday will view pottery by White County potter Edwin Meaders featuring his famous blue roosters in rare multi-headed varieties. It will also showcase his earliest wood-fired work and numerous decorated functional pieces.
With plans to throw their daughter a perfect wedding, the play "One Slight Hitch" shows how with one ring of a doorbell chaos can ensue.
Look out! Little Red is ridin' into your 'hood, the Three Little Pigs are hamming it up and the Big Bad Wolf is working double time in this twisted tangle of tales.
A new year leads to a new round of Evenings of Intimate Jazz, sponsored by The Arts Council. And launching the 18th season will be the Jaimee Paul Trio.