The "America's Music" film series exploring a different musical genre's influence on American life runs every other Saturday begining Sept. 14 at the University of North Georgia's Gainesville camput.
The legendary Col. Bruce Hampton will make a rare tour stop at 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, at Grant Street Music Room in Clarkesville.
The Blessed Mother Mary Council of the Knights of Columbus will host its annual BBQ Festival from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 15, at Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church in Dawsonville.
More than 70 teams rowing 40-foot-long boats resembling Chinese folklore monsters will compete in the Hong Kong Association of Atlanta's 18th annual Atlanta Dragon Boat Festival this weekend.
A husband-and-wife team known best as "America's Most Famous Organ Duo," will share their musical talents with Gainesville residents Sunday.
The Gainesville High School Theatre season kicks off next week with the play "You Can't Take It With You."
This year's Georgia Mountain Food Bank Empty Bowl Lunch will have a unique twist as a signature menu will be served by celebrities.
To kick off the Buford Community Center and Theater schedule, Fifth Row Center will produce and perform two upcoming shows. The first will be Charles Dickens' classic "A Christmas Carol" for Christmas. Auditions for "A Christmas Carol" will be at 7 p.m. Sept. 23 and 24 at Buford Theater, 2200 Buford Highway, in Buford. Call backs will be Sept. 26.
The ninth annual Cornfield Maze Adventure at Jaemor Farms in Alto kicks off this weekend with its maze, hayride and other farm attractions.
The third annual ConnectAbility 5K and 10K run and walk will be 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, in Dahlonega.
Friends of Kelsey Trusty Bishop and members of the Gainesville community can attend a 'Warm-Up Lap' at Loco's Grill and Pub, 601 S. Enota Drive, on Thursday, Sept. 19, in advance of the Kelsey's Cure 5K Race at the end of the month.
The Arts Council and University of North Georgia will open the Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers Series with "How to Make Movies at Home."
In addition to Quinlan Visual Arts Center's fall exhibition, artist Patricia Fabian is displaying her work in the Mini Gallery at Regions Center.
The popular, cold-blooded annual event of Snake Day will return once again to Elachee Nature Science Center from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14.
A special raffle will be Friday, Sept 6, during the Music Pickin' on the Porch at InsideOut Sautee to benefit the Helen Branch Library.
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.