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.
Steve Penley, one of America's most celebrated artists emerging from the South, will be the featured guest at the 2015 Quinlan Visual Arts Center Fine Art Auction Gala.
Using taupes and neutral colors, Clayton Santiago can bring to life a landscape full of imagery on a wooden plank.
Gainesville Theatre takes aim at the romantic musical comedies of the 1920s with a spoof in "The Boy Friend."
Rhythmic classic sounds will rain down on Gainesville as the Northwinds Symphonic Band presents a concert featuring retired U.S. Air Force Col. Lowell Graham.
Two exceptionally difficult sonatas - Ludwig van Beethoven's "Sonate fur das Hammerklavier Op. 106" and Henri Dutilleux's Piano Sonata Op. 1 - will resound off the walls as seasoned pianist Tyler Wottrich performs.
Hall County runners wanting to qualify for the Peachtree Road Race may do so Sunday in Gainesville.