A few games of chance can help spruce up downtown Cornelia. The second annual Casino Night fundraiser to benefit the Cornelia Facade Grant Program is set for 6-10 p.m. Friday, March 8, at the Community House. CCP Events will provide professional gaming tables and dealers for roulette, blackjack, poker, craps and slots, with the basement set up for bingo. Attendees can play to win tickets for chances to take home prizes donated by area businesses, ...
Native Americans walked the trails of White County long before white settlers arrived. Remnants of their presence can still be found all around the county, as well as most of Georgia and the Southeast. Many recall the stories of how they were removed from their native lands on the "Trail of Tears."
The Brenau University Gospel Choir's will hold its second spring concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 11, in Pearce Auditorium.
The human cost of war is often easy to measure, but there is another impact of warfare that is far less obvious, but just as deadly.
History professor James B. Hunt will present a talk about the ecology of Appalachia at 2 p.m. March 13 at the University of North Georgia in Dahlonega. Hunt, who is being hosted by UNG's Georgia Center for Appalachian Studies, will talk about conservationist John Muir and the ecology of Appalachia in the Special Collections Room of the Library Technology Center. Hunt is professor emeritus of history at Whitworth University in Spokane, Wash., and co-founded ...
Boaters now can earn a reward for making the effort toward better safety on the state's waterways.
The J.A. Walters Family YMCA is offering a "Fit For Two" program, a series of wellness classes designed for women who are pre- or postpregnancy or hoping to become pregnant, from 8-9 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays in Studio A at 2455 Howard Road, Gainesville.
On a cold, clear, moonless night in the middle of winter, all is not quite what it seems in the remote, mythical town of Almost, Maine.
During the month of March, the Quinlan Visual Arts Center, in partnership with the Kiwanis Club of Gainesville, will showcase Hall County's young talents with the 10th annual Charles J. Thurmond Youth Art Scholarship Awards.
ATHENS - One of public radio's most popular programs returns to Athens when the UGA Performing Arts Center presents "From the Top" at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 3, in Hodgson Concert Hall. The episode will tape before a live audience and air nationally the week of April 29.
Warm hearts can brave the cold Sunday for a good cause. In its 21st year, the Challenged Child and Friends 5K Run and One Mile Fun Run/Walk will set out to raise funds for the nonprofit this weekend at Riverside Military Academy at 2001 Riverside Drive in Gainesville. In years past, the event has drawn more than 1,300 runners and had more than 20 sponsors from the local community. Challenged Child and Friends is a ...
A walking tour of the Solar System Scale Model is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, March 2 in Gainesville. The scale for the model of our solar system is 1 mile on the model equals 2 billion miles in the solar system.
North Georgia Zoo and Petting Farm celebrates Bouncing Baby Days on March 2-3, showcasing more than 40 new animals born and on the way.
If you've been looking for a reason to don that tux or cocktail dress, there's no better reason than this: the 35th annual Gala Art Auction the Quinlan Visual Arts Center.
A University of Georgia geologist will analyze ways that fossil discoveries in China are blurring the boundaries that separate birds from dinosaurs at the Oconee Rivers Audubon Society's next meeting, set for 7 p.m. Thursday, March 7, at Sandy Creek Nature Center.
Do your children know the maiden names of their grandmothers? Do your children know where their grandfathers were born?
The 51st anniversary of the Mountain Laurel Festival will be Saturday, May 18, in Clarkesville.
Joe Gransden and Kenny Banks will close out The Art Council's 2013 concert series "Evenings of Intimate Jazz" with a performance at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at The Arts Council Smithgall Arts Center in Gainesville.
Folk music legend, singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist John McCutcheon will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 17, at The Crimson Moon Cafe in Dahlonega.
Jimmy Buffet tribute band Pirates of the Opry will kick off the second annual Hawgin' on Lanier BBQ competition with a benefit concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 17, at Laurel Park.