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.
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.