Hall County's top spellers will try to scrabble their way to victory at the Gainesville/Hall County Alliance for Literacy's 22nd annual "Brain Teasing, Crowd Pleasing, Good Time Romp of a Spelling Bee" at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Brenau University's Pearce Auditorium.
Since its beginning in 1996, Dahlonega's Bear on the Square Mountain Festival has been faithful in offering events and activities consistent with its mission of celebrating the Southern Appalachian region's music, art and folkways.
The Arts Council Inc. and University of North Georgia present a feature film "Strong!" with director Julie Wyman, the final film of the Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers series.
Fulfill your dream of being locked in the library to research family history to your heart's content Friday.
The Annie Sellick Trio takes to the stage at 8 p.m. Saturday as part of The Arts Council's 2013 Evenings of Intimate Jazz series. The series offers unique opportunities to enjoy jazz masters instantaneously compose, edit, revise and perform their rhythmical extrapolations up-close and personal.
A concert celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Sewell Pipe Organ at Piedmont College will feature Canadian organist Isabelle Demers at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 14, in the college chapel at the Demorest campus.
Lawrenceville - Aurora Theatre is turning over its Swing Nights song selections to the audience on Sunday night.
The "Dixie Swim Club" is a touching comedy about friendships that last forever.
What if tomorrow you lost everything? That is the question author Archibald MacLeish asks in his Pulitzer and Tony award-winning play, "J.B.," a contemporary retelling of the Book of Job.
ATLANTA - Atlanta Ballet presents the North American premiere of famed British choreographer David Bintley's "Carmina Burana" on April 12 through April 14 at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. Performances will feature the Georgia State University Singers and Atlanta Ballet Orchestra performing Carol Orff's score alongside the Atlanta Ballet dancers.
The annual Brenau Collaborative opens Saturday, April 13, with an array of art from many different disciplines displayed in the Senior Final Projects and Portfolio Exhibit, a live fashion show featuring fashion design senior collections and a juried exhibition of undergraduate work.
The J.A. Walters Family YMCA will hold a 5K road race and Fun Run to benefit its Partners of Youth scholarship program at 8 a.m. Saturday, April 13, at 2455 Howard Road, in Gainesville.
There is still time to sign up for the fourth annual "Run with the Lions, Walk with the Cubs" 5K Family Fun Run, which will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 13, at the Piedmont College Swanson Center parking lot in Demorest.
As part of worldwide celebrations commemorating the flight of Yuri Gagarin, the first human in space, on April 12, 1961, a Telescopes in the Park event will be from 7:45 to 9:45 p.m. Friday at Sardis Creek Park, off Antioch Church Road, in Gainesville.
ATHENS - The UGA Performing Arts Center will present the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center in the second annual Arch Chamber Music Festival at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 13, and 3 p.m. Sunday, April 14, in Hodgson Concert Hall.
The talented dancers of the Gainesville Ballet Company are set to perform the ballet "Mary!" for the second consecutive year next week.
Rude Frenchmen, cancan dancers, the Lady of the Lake and her Laker Girls, Killer rabbits, catapulting cows, and the somewhat odd Knights are the kinds of characters who are part of Jackson County Comprehensive High School's production of "Monty Python's Spamalot!"
Jefferson High School Theatre will transform its school stage into a deep-sea setting for the production of "The Little Mermaid."
Almost 18 years ago, the band Emerald Rose performed its first live professional concert on St. Patrick's Day.
Armed with a powerful personality, passionate expressiveness, gift for communication and outstanding technique, internationally acclaimed concert organist Raúl Ramírez will present a free concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 15, in Demorest.
While spring doesn't officially begin until March 20, the Helen Arts & Heritage decided to celebrate the season of rebirth early with its newest exhibition.
Have you ever wondered how the little Alpine Village of Helen got its name? Have you heard more than one story? Would you like to know the real story?
Using a centuries old wire weaving technique, North Georgia residents can create their own unique sterling silver wire bracelet during a class in Sautee Nacoochee.
Braselton is hosting the new event "Milling Around Downtown" on Saturday, March 14, which could jump-start the town into spring and kick the winter blues to the curb.
Canoes and kayaks will race across Lake Lanier as swiftly as possible Saturday, March 21, in the annual Lula Bridge Race in Gainesville.
While some may not care for the great outdoors, Georgia Foothills chapter of Trout Unlimited works to provide fun and educational activities to the old and young.