If you close your eyes and try to visualize Santa Claus or the New Year's baby, chances are the image in your head would match the ones created by commercial illustrator, J.C. Leyendecker.
The Oaks at Lanier Charter Career Academy is seeking works from artists ages 8 through adult to display on campus. As part of The Oaks' 2012 Art Showcase, the academy will highlight works by local artists and students attending educational institutions in the greater Hall County area. Specific categories of interest include painting, pastels, drawing, photography and digital art. Works may be submitted in suitable frames, wired and ready for hanging (no glass). Works ...
The lineup of musicians is set for the 16th annual Bear on the Square Mountain Festival on April 21-22 in Dahlonega.
All across the country, state parks are inviting families and friends to start the New Year with a "First Day Hike" and a commitment to healthy living.
Apparently, some things in life - like select movie screenings at The Holly Theater - really are free.
Most people would associate taking a dip in Lake Lanier with warm summer days. But that's not the case for the Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club and members of the community who plan to participate in the Polar Bear Swim, scheduled for Saturday.
Downtown Dahlonega will be ringing in the New Year, "Hobohemian"-style.
Georgia may be famous for its peaches, but the city of Cornelia will be celebrating New Year's Eve by focusing on another fruit.
The people census was held in 2010 to determine who moved where and in what numbers. Now it's the birds' turn.
Now that Christmas has come and gone, a lot of folks are probably wondering what to do with that live tree that stood so elegantly in the living room.
Cedar Hill Enrichment Center staff have found a reflective way to celebrate the longest night of the year.
The Crimson Moon Café in Dahlonega is hosting a unique and creative fundraiser on Friday. The café will play stage to anyone who wants to sing a Christmas carol in honor of someone who has suffered from or been taken by cancer.
A local radio show is bringing a different perspective to the holiday season.
If you enjoy musical productions like "Guys and Dolls" and "How to Succeed in Business," then you'll probably enjoy the Habersham Community Theater's presentation of "Heart and Soul" on Dec. 31.
A holiday service steeped in history has found a home at First Presbyterian Church in Gainesville.
Gainesville First United Methodist Church is hosting its 17th annual Christmas is One Language concert this Sunday.
Nashville songwriter Chuck Jones, who has had a number of charting singles on country and pop radio, will perform his rich archive of tunes at 8 p.m. Friday night at The Crimson Moon Cafe in Dahlonega.
Sounds of Thanksgiving and Christmas can be heard in the historic gym at the Sautee Nacoochee Community Association Center soon.
The Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center will host its fourth annual Sustainable Gingerbread House Competition and Exhibit the week of Thanksgiving.
Yoga, long acknowledged as a valuable tool for achieving optimal health and well-being, will bring its breathing and meditation exercises to the Helen Arts & Heritage facility this month.
The classic musical "Guys and Dolls," winner of a Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize for Drama, will end its run this week on a Gainesville stage.
Back for its 15th anniversary production, Horizon Theatre Company turns "ho ho ho" into "ha ha ha" as it reprises its popular production of "The Santaland Diaries" by award-winning satirist David Sedaris.
Often regarded as William Shakespeare's crowning achievement, "King Lear" is a tragedy about the relationship between parents and their offspring and shows how quickly relatives can become blinded by fear and killed with love.
North Georgians dreaming of becoming artists or beginners wanting to create a one-of-a-kind gift for a loved one for Christmas have the chance to learn from the best.
White County High School students are showing off their artistic talents by displaying a collection of pieces at the Sautee Nacoochee Center.
The "America's Music" film series exploring a different musical genre's influence on American life will finish Saturday night at the University of North Georgia's Gainesville campus.
International award-winning singer-songwriter Jesse Terry will bring his indie sound to The Crimson Moon Cafe in Dahlonega this weekend.
Music from Mozart, Bartok and Brookshire will float through a handful of concert halls and venues as part of the University of North Georgia Orchestra's concert series this week.
The Red Mountain String Band will entertain the monthly contra dance at the Sautee Nacoochee Community Association Historic gym this weekend.
Grammy award-winning comedy and Western group Riders in the Sky will perform at the Historic Holly Theatre in Dahlonega this Saturday.