More than 122 years ago, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky was commissioned by the director of Russia's Imperial Theatre to compose the score for "The Nutcracker," using a libretto adapted from E. T. A. Hoffman's The Nutcracker and the Mouse King.
The Knights Chamber Orchestra from New York and the University of Georgia Hodgson Singers along with four professional soloists will combine their talents for a rare complete performance of Handel's Messiah.
The timeless classic feature a mean "humbug" of a man, three ghosts and a special boy named Tiny Tim will take its place on stage once again this holiday season.
The giant-screen film "Jerusalem" at Fernbank Museum of Natural History's IMAX® Theatre, in conjunction with the Winter Wonderland exhibition, has turned the museum into a holiday attraction.
Based on Disney's animated movie, a children's theater group will bring "The Little Mermaid Jr." to life this weekend at Brenau University's Hosch Theater.
Ominous Crook and his sidekick, Skellmutt, are two dastardly bad-guys who are out to stop Christmas by stealing Santa Claus' mail.
The holidays wouldn't be the holidays without seeing the Christmas classic, "It's a Wonderful Life" at least once.
While holding three world records in strength and endurance may be enough for some folks, it isn't for one Hall County Sheriff's Office employee.
As the Christmas spirit is about giving, country artist John Berry is primed to do just that in his upcoming annual Christmas show. But his giving will be two-fold.
The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is upon the city of Cornelia, which plans to celebrate in style.
To celebrate its 30 years in operation, the Crocker Pottery in Lula will unveil more than 200 pieces of folk potter Saturday, Dec. 13.
While Christmas consumerism runs rampant this holiday season, the Environmental and Heritage Center is offering an escape to the hustle and bustle.
A performance troupe will descend on the Gainesville High School stage to recount the tale of a young prince named "Pippin."
As every knows the classic Charles Dickens tale "A Christmas Carol," the Habersham Community Theatre troupe has decided to turn the traditional holiday tale upside down.
Singers have been rehearsing and will be ready to gather on a decorated stage in the shape of a Christmas tree to perform the "Living Christmas Tree" concert next week.
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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