Are you craftier than a Boy Scout?
The Dahlonega community is offering garden enthusiasts the opportunity to hear nationally recognized, multimedia personality Erica Glasener, who will speak at Dahlonega Park and Recreation, 365 Riley Road, at 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 8. The Georgia Mountains Master Gardeners organization is hosting Glasener for a lecture on "Designing a Garden for Four Seasons." This event is free to the public with refreshments being served.
The Quinlan Visual Arts Center is calling all artists for a plein air (or open air) painting event in the city of Flowery Branch, in partnership with the LakeView Art Center. All artists are invited to participate; there is no fee for participation.
If you're looking for a good way to rope in support for local veterans, the Ladies Auxiliary VFW, Post 8452 is hosting its inaugural Horseless Rodeo from 1-6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, on the campus of Riverside Military Academy, 2001 Riverside Drive, in Gainesville.
As part of International Observe the Moon Night celebration, a Telescopes in the Park event will be from 8 to 9:45 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6 at Sardis Creek Park, off Antioch Church Road, in Gainesville. International Observe the Moon Night is an annual event dedicated to encouraging people to 'look up' and take notice of Earth's nearest neighbor, the moon. Every year on the same day, people from around the world hold events and activities that celebrate the moon
Sometimes you just have to bust a move. If it's for a good cause, even better.
Children aren't the only ones who look forward to recess.
Artistic media ranging from still-lifes and statues to collages and canvases form cohesive collections to tell stories during the Quinlan Visual Arts Center's Fall Exhibitions.
In tribute to Lucille Ball's iconic grape-stomping scene on "I love Lucy," a Cleveland-based winery is marking its annual harvest in a festive style.
The Buford Corn Maze is set to begin its 2014 season Saturday, Aug. 30, on the 5-acre site on Friendship Road in Buford.
A daylight trip to the zoo is the average summertime activity. But before school starts, the North Georgia Zoo in Cleveland will open its scenery close to dusk for a behind-the-scene peek at the animals.
As the end of summer draws near, Laurel Summer Fest aims to close the season with a bang - literally.
Although summer 2014 doesn't officially come to a close until Sept. 22, Lanier Islands plans to mark the season's end with a "Last Blast of Summer"-themed Labor Day weekend.
An art form starting centuries ago and surviving the industrial age will be the focus of a show all its own.
North Georgia runners will lace up their running shoes Monday, Sept. 1, for the third annual Labor Day Run for Autism.
The holidays are especially decorative and artisanal at the Sautee Nacoochee Center.
Visitors to the Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center will travel back in time and experience Christmas during the 1860s through a living history demonstration on the McDaniel Farm.