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Trick-or-treat trips and costume parties planned throughout Northeast Georgia

For a month associated with spooky ghosts and haunting horsemen, the remaining weekends in October are filled with a plethora of Halloween-themed activities.

October 16, 2014 | By Tyler Bennett intern@gainesvilletimes.com | Get Out top stories


Haunted corn maze opens at Uncle Shuck's

Twisted trails under the moonlight in a cornfield have the makings of a wickedly scary journey in Dawsonville.

October 16, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Dawsonville pays tribute to bootleggers

October is known for fall, apples and the cooling of the weather. But in Dawsonville, October also equals classic cars and white lightning.

October 16, 2014 | BY MICHELE HESTER Times regional staff | Get Out top stories


Kids' cartoon uses animation in an unconventional way

"The Book of Life" is a Mexican-accented kids' cartoon so colorful and unconventionally dazzling it almost reinvents the art form. As pretty as a just-punctured pinata, endlessly inventive, warm and traditional, it serves up Mexican culture in a riot of Mexican colors and mariachi-flavored music.

October 16, 2014 | By Roger Moore McClatchy-Tribune News Service | Get Out top stories


'Macbeth' brought to life at historic Holly Theater

One prophecy from three witches leads a Scottish general to take the throne of Scotland by force. This Shakespearean tale will be told within the walls of the historic Holly Theater at 69 W. Main St., in Dahlonega this month.

October 16, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Alice falls down the rabbit hole in Habersham County

Chasing a white rabbit and racing a dodo bird are all part of Lewis Carroll's famous book starring a young girl named Alice.

October 16, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Golf tournament to raise funds for humane society

Golfers will putt for pets during the Humane Society of Northeast Georgia's 27th annual Dog Day Afternoon Golf Tournament.

October 16, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Nature talk coming to Brenau Downtown Center

Through biodiversity and sustainability, the average gardener may make smarter choices in conjunction with nature.

October 16, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Harvest Balloon Festival brings fall fun to Flowery Branch

Giant balloons are once again descending - and ascending, then descending again - into Flowery Branch.

October 09, 2014 | Carly Sharec | Get Out top stories


Dahlonega's Gold Rush Days festival celebrates 60 years

Gold Rush Days celebrating Dahlonega's history during a boom era have been a tradition for ages. And the popular festival invites North Georgians to the annual party next weekend.

October 09, 2014 | Kelsey Williamson | Get Out top stories


Music and art converge for the Arts Council's first major fall exhibition

Iconic songs and a splash of color are poised to treat the eyes and ears of Gainesville residents next Friday night with The Arts Council's first big event of the new season: "A World Of Art: International Art Exhibition" and 7 Bridges: The Ultimate Eagles Experience.

October 09, 2014 | C.L. Abercrombie | Get Out top stories


Area artists receive recognition for their work during members' exhibition

Many North Georgia artists go unrecognized for their work. But from Oct. 16 to Dec. 6, artists will step into the spotlight in Gainesville.

October 09, 2014 | Tyler Bennett | Get Out top stories


Habitat for Humanity builds the future through competition among schools

Playhouse walls will rise with speed, efficiency and artistry during the Habitat for Humanity of Hall County's annual competition and fundraiser at Mule Camp Market this weekend.

October 09, 2014 | | Get Out top stories


Giant book sale raises money for 2 area nonprofits

While Mule Camp Market takes over the Gainesville Square, a downtown bookstore will spill its contents into the old Regions Bank building to sell its products.

October 09, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Explore Elachee under night sky and trick or treat

Area residents may don costumes and enter the forest at night for a fun, non-scary adventure next weekend.

October 09, 2014 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


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Shake off your cabin fever with a dose of painting

While many residents may remain cooped inside their homes, the Bowen for the Arts Center in Dawsonville is coaxing some out of doors and into a creative state of minds with a mixture of art workshops in Dawsonville.

January 29, 2015 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Traditional German celebration floats through Helen

When you think of parades, brightly colored costumes and parties this time of year, Mardi Gras may come to mind. But instead of Mardi Gras, think Fasching.

January 29, 2015 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Braselton prepares for sweet "Chocolate Walk"

Unique chocolate delicacies will be in the public eye as the first-ever "Chocolate Walk" begins in downtown Braselton.

January 29, 2015 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Former Irish Tenor to sing for charitable causes

A smooth, soothing voice meets powerful music and philanthropy when John McDermott takes the stage for many of his concerts. Now McDermott, once a member of the famed Irish Tenors and multi-platinum recording artist, will bring his range of hymns, traditional songs and contemporary music to Gainesville.

January 29, 2015 | Kelsey Williamson | Get Out top stories


Rodrigo Rodriguez uses his talent to spread the gospel

Born into a musically inclined family, Rodrigo Rodriguez began playing guitar very early in his life. In fact, the Quito, Ecuador, native recorded his first album at age 12.

January 22, 2015 | BY CAROLINE WATTS intern@gainesvilletimes.com | Get Out top stories


'Prairie Home Companion' host to share stories

Garrison Keillor, host of the long-running radio program "A Prairie Home Companion," will indulge North Georgia residents with an evening of his hypnotic storytelling this month.

January 22, 2015 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Renaissance music resonates off walls of Piedmont

Ranging from the Renaissance era through the present Jeri-Mae G. Astolfi's repertoire affirms her keen interest in new music.

January 22, 2015 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Fernbank Museum to celebrate 45 years of Sesame Street

Sesame Street has been on television for 45 years and Fernbank Museum of Natural History plans to mark the anniversary with a party.

January 22, 2015 | | Get Out top stories


Visitors can explore pioneer life as a youth at EHC

Step into another time and place and learn how to be a colonial blacksmith, paddle a Native American canoe or churn butter like an American pioneer at the Environmental and Heritage Center.

January 22, 2015 | | Get Out top stories


Ghost walk inspires night of stories in Sautee Nacoochee

A warm and welcoming event filled with stories of local lore and a free dinner is in store for the Sautee Nacoochee community.

January 22, 2015 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Spartan Players transform into 'Grimm' characters

While Meryl Streep and Emily Blunt star in the movie version, the Spartan Players of West Hall High School will perform the stage version "Into the Woods" next week.

January 22, 2015 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Annual Bridal Expo to take over Gainesville Civic Center

Here comes the Bridal Expo.

January 22, 2015 | C.L. Abercrombie | Get Out top stories


Museum reception to close ceramic show at Piedmont

A reception for Japanese ceramics artist Ohi Toshio will mark the end of the two-month stay of the exhibit at the Piedmont College Mason-Scharfenstein Museum of Art.

January 22, 2015 | | Get Out top stories


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