Len Palmer-Davis does everything she can to support America's men and women in uniform. For the second year in a row, the Hall County resident and mother of three sons active-duty in the Army has organized a motorcycle ride to benefit the Pillows for Patriots program. The ride will take place Saturday, Sept. 10, and Palmer-Davis looks to the community for help in supporting the troops. "The ride is for our soldiers. If not for ...
Doctors often are judged by their bedside manners, but Tuesday they will be critiqued for something else: their ability to entertain.
Film buffs, mark your calendar: The Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers series begins this month.
The 11th annual Suwanee Day 5K/10K Classic is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 10. The start and finish lines for both the 5-kilometer and 10K routes are at Town Center Park. Participants may register for one or both races. Registration runs through today at www.suwaneeday.com. Runner also can sign up from 4:30-8 p.m. Friday at the Runners Expo at Suwanee City Hall and beginning at 6:30 a.m. at Town Center Park on race day. ...
No, that's not the Loch Ness Monster you may see peeking above the waves of Lake Lanier this weekend.
Elachee Nature Science Center in Gainesville is preparing for the return of the monthly Stars Over Elachee program, which is scheduled to resume Sept. 3.
You can go back to the South of the 1860s at the Sautee Nacoochee Center this Saturday. The Folklife Festival and Folk Pottery Sale, set for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., will focus on the European, Native American and African-American cultures that coexisted in that era in the Sautee and Nacoochee Valleys. Suzanne Reese, assistant to director Chris Brooks of the Folk Pottery Museum of Northeast Georgia, adjacent to the center, said the event will ...
A local nonprofit has come up with a jazzy, farewell tribute for Labor Day weekend to celebrate the waning days of summer.
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is looking to show visitors that the state parks aren't just a place for fun trips; they can also play an important role in maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
Flash Gordon, the comic book hero who had various adventures on the planet Mongo and conquered the universe at least one time in his fictional history, has ties to Cleveland.
Get ready to swing into September. The Swing Night at Aurora Theatre concert series features the Metro Jazz Club at 8 p.m. Sept. 10. The Metro Jazz Club is a 17-piece band that plays smooth jazz to spirited swing. Led by saxophone player Gary Dalton, the band is accompanied by singers Maxine Cummins and Jason Joines. The concert will also feature vocalists Glenn Rainey, who appeared on Broadway for seven years in Disney's "Beauty and ...
You can savor the taste of grapes on your tongue and feel them between your toes at the second annual Crush Fest at Yonah Mountain Vineyards.
Pirates on Lake Lanier? Don't go overboard just yet; it's all for a good cause. There will be plenty of bounty seekers on the lake Saturday as boaters take part in a popular annual event. The 2011 Castaways Poker Run is organized by the Lanier Partners, a nonprofit, charitable organization dedicated to raising the quality of life for children, according to Board of Directors member Rea Williams. "It's an event that's about Lake Lanier and ...
The fourth annual Happy Heart Car Show and festival returns to Gainesville Aug. 27. The Northeast Georgia Diagnostic Clinic will play host to the festivities off Jesse Jewel Parkway. Proceeds go to the American Heart Association said Shannon Furnas, patient account handler and Heart Walk co-captain. The highlight will be the car show. Furnas said the clinic hopes to see 100 cars on display. In addition, the event will feature live music by local gospel ...
Besides musical talent, a band needs one other key ingredient to give a great performance: chemistry.
Rabun County will see runners, decorators, marchers and Santa invade their stores and streets during a smattering of activities the first two weeks of the holiday shopping season.
Country music singer John Berry will bring his annual Christmas tour to Riverside Academy on Tuesday night to benefit the Gainesville nonprofit organization Challenged Child and Friends.
North Georgia residents can celebrate "The Most Wonderful Time of the Year" with the Northwinds Symphonic Band on Tuesday.
Christmas shoppers may fill their bags with items to stuff into stockings at the Helen's sixth annual Christkindlmarkt on Nov. 29 through Dec. 1 and Dec. 7-8.
Gwinnett County's longest-running original theatrical holiday tradition combines the sentimentality of a television variety special with the high energy of a USO show.
This holiday season, Fernbank Museum of Natural History features several ways to celebrate. The museum's holiday programming includes the annual Winter Wonderland: Celebrations & Traditions Around the World exhibition, a Winter Wonderland Celebration Day and Holly Jolly Film Fest, to name a few.
With roots in pure country coming from Johnny Cash and Terry Clark colliding with classic rock influences of Heart and Aerosmith, Hannah Thomas has a unique sound in the music industry.
Celebrate Thanksgiving weekend under the stars with the animals at the North Georgia Zoo in Cleveland.
The city of Dahlonega doesn't just celebrate the Christmas season on Dec. 25. Instead the town adorns itself in tinsel and organizes activities all month long in an Old Fashion Christmas.
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.