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.
The Hall County Animal Shelter is hosting a Touch-a-Truck Festival from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 5, at Laurel Park.
ATLANTA - The Historic Preservation Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is holding its fourth annual online photo contest to coincide with preservation month in May. This year's theme is "The Civil War in Georgia."
ATLANTA - Grab your wings and prepare for a soaring good time as Fernbank Museum of Natural History celebrates the giant screen adventure, Flight of the Butterflies, with a family-friendly Butterfly Bash from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at 767 Clifton Road NE in Atlanta.
"Thoroughly Modern Millie," a high-spirited 1920s musical romp, is taking over the stage at Pam Ware Performing Arts Center this weekend.
Colorful sea creatures, sinister spies, zany chefs, a wise-cracking Jamaican crab, enchanting Merfolk, loveable best friends, an evil sea witch, a handsome prince and a beautiful young girl with a big dream - it must be "The Little Mermaid!"
The Ludwig Symphony Orchestra presents "A Cherry Blossom Spring Fling" gala concert to close its 15th season at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at the Gwinnett Center-Performing Arts Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth.
When the trumpet sounds to start the Kentucky Derby race May 4, the Gainesville Rotary Club will kick off its own fundraising festivities with a Derby Party at the Elks Club on Riverside.
The Yonah Band of Cherokees will hold its annual Spring Pow Wow on April 27-28 at Gabby's Cabins, 3083 Ga. 75 in the Cleveland area.
From April 24 to May 5, Peachtree Rides will put on a carnival at Blue Ridge Shopping Center with a portion of the proceeds donated to the community.
Voices of North Georgia presents "Georgia on My Mind" to complete its 44th season with a salute to the state. This special presentation will feature compositions by Georgia musicians and music about Georgia.
Chicken wings, thighs and breasts will be served Saturday during a cook-off contest as part of the ninth annual Spring Chicken Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the square in downtown Gainesville, rain or shine.
The Mountain Music & Medicine Show will broadcast at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 27, from the historic Holly Theater.
The J. A. Walters Family YMCA will host the World Tai Chi and Qigong Day from 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 27.
As the temperatures begin to rise and flowers begin to bloom, the Hall County Master Gardeners are putting the final touches on its upcoming annual Spring Garden Expo.
For the second year in a row, downtown Gainesville will be crammed with people and their four-legged friends for the Mutts on Main event.
Anglers of all ages will vie to be the best fisherman in the 26th annual Helen Trout Tournament this weekend.
While many pieces of art can fill a gallery, it is a rare to see one piece take over one room. But the University of North Georgia has such a piece of art.
The classic tale of a toymaker and his wooden puppet which comes to life will appear on stage in Dahlonega this weekend.
For outdoor enthusiasts, the annual Dahlonega Trail Fest is the event to attend in Northeast Georgia.
Book lovers may rejoice. The annual Literary Festival returns to Dahlonega once more with more than 20 authors schedule to attend this year.
As the Bowen Center for the Arts aims to entertain members and visitors from all across the region, it tries to teach area residents how to create their own arts, too.
Aiming to supply deceased veterans the honor they deserve and ease families' burden of transportation, Donald Ware began a company to provide these services with In Their Honor Transports.
"There's a bright golden haze on the meadow" and "the corn is as high as an elephant's eye" in "Oklahoma!"
Riverside Military Academy cadets will morph into the quirky and memorable characters of one of William Shakespeare's most well-known comedies this week.
Music lovers with an affinity for Johann Sebastian Bach and his other classical friends will be delighted with the upcoming concert from the Lanier Chamber Singers.
Walkers and runners of all shapes, sizes and fitness levels can trek across Riverside Military Academy as part of the annual Chamber Chase next week.
Pet owners seeking an affordable way to care for their four-legged friends will have their chance this weekend.
While the Easter fun comes a little early this year, the Hall County Parks and Leisure Department is having its festivities later in the day to accommodate its new event.
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