With so many Independence Day celebrations and activities going on at various sites this weekend, it can be difficult to choose where to go.
Lake Lanier is an area of many summer attractions, including the opportunity to paddle kayaks and canoes on some world-class open water. The Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club is offering "Come Try Its" for people who want to get some paddling experience.
The Georgia Mountain Players are bringing the popular theatrical and musical performance "Always ... Patsy Cline" back to Gainesville for one more stand at the Georgia Mountains Center theater.
The streets of downtown Athens will be crowded this weekend as music fans and art lovers converge for the 15th Annual AthFest celebration.
Summer in Gainesville is off to a soulful start with The Arts Council's Summer MusicFest. The annual series of concerts begins Friday with a performance by Francine Reed with Java Monkey. "This is the first time she has performed for The Arts Council," said Gladys Wyant, executive director of the council. "We have been wanting to bring her here for three years now, but she tours with Lyle Lovett and her schedule has been pretty ...
The Rivermist Sunset Concert series continues this weekend with a performance by the country rock sensation Georgia Power Trio.
Are you ready to "hang 10" on Lake Lanier? The Surfrider Foundation Atlanta Chapter is inviting area athletes to bring out their inner surfer with a special event Saturday. In celebration of International Surfing Day, the group is hosting the SUP Splash Lanier at the Lake Lanier Olympic venue. The SUP (stand-up paddleboard) event will feature races, demonstrations and open-paddle opportunities. The logistics of stand-up paddleboarding are pretty self-explanatory. Participants stand on a paddleboard, which ...
It seems only fitting that Heather Faraday discovered her God-given talent as a performer in church.
Recent storms in Georgia and Alabama have proven the need and necessity of ham radio communicators to provide immediate help. This weekend, the Lanierland Amateur Radio Club will be participating in the annual ARRL Field Day, an exercise that tests the ability of hams to operate under emergency conditions. The event will be held at Oakwood City Park, Railroad St., Oakwood.
Artwork by Brenau Art Professor Mary Beth Looney will be on display at the Monroe Art Guild in Monroe as part of the MAG's summer program, "The Academic Show: Professors and Past Judges." Her works can be seen in the main gallery through the end of the month.
Most people can only dream of owning a car like a Porsche. For artist Chad Shore, the dream is a bit different. Shore dreams of taking the elegant sports car and turning it into a work of art, literally. Chad Shore has been producing art ...
When you listen to "Ghost of the Knoxville Girl," the 2009 release by Doug and Telisha Williams, it's plain to see why they belong to the hard-to-define genre of Americana music.
BRASELTON - An estimated 1,200 riders will take part in the second year of the Jackson County Brevet (pronounced bruh-vaay) this weekend, as cycling enthusiasts gather to ride for a worthy cause.
A plethora of pigs, face jugs and roosters will fill Banks County Middle School on Saturday for the 11th North Georgia Folk Potters Festival.
Piedmont College's theater and art departments have organized a unique experience for budding actors and artists.
Charles Dickens' classic tale "A Christmas Carol" will be performed at Habersham Theater in Clarkesville.
More than 100 singers will don costumes and climb into an ornately decorated stage in the shape of a Christmas tree to perform the annual "Living Christmas Tree" concert this weekend.
Cornelia residents may create magical holiday memories through an abundance of activities Friday night at the Community House and in Cornelia City Park.
In the spirit of the original "Hee Haw" television variety show, the children at Corner-Stone Church are performing an original Christmas musical titled "A Hee Haw Christmas."
After playing festivals throughout the South including the inaugural North Georgia Bluegrass Jam at the Habersham Mill Complex in Clarkesville, BlueBilly Grit will return to Grant Street Music Room for a Saturday night performance.
The Sautee Nacoochee Community Chorale celebrates 25 years of performing with its annual holiday concerts all weekend long.
Gainesville children may have more than just the brief time to talk with Santa when sitting on his lap thanks to the Gainesville Phoenix Woman's Club and the Hall County Parks and Recreation department.
Eagle Wings Production presents Beth Henley's 1981 Pulitzer-Prize winner, "Crimes of the Heart" this week at Chestatee High School.
Gainesville residents may feast on the sounds of Italy during "An Italian Christmas" at First Presbyterian Church in Gainesville.
Regardless of which church you attend, it's likely you have heard the story behind the Christmas season. But some people need reminding.
Singing portions of Handel's "Messiah," the Voices of North Georgia will perform "Unto Us a Child is Born!" along with several other new and old winter songs.
Gainesville's most iconic thoroughfare will close down Sunday, making way for the annual holiday parade and community celebration, Christmas on Green Street.
Whether it is spent sitting around a Christmas tree sipping hot cocoa or outside pelting each other with snowballs, the holidays are a time to celebrate with loved ones and reminisce about past festivities. This year, Gainesville Ballet is celebrating its past with its 40th anniversary season and a rendition of "The Nutcracker."
Children and their parents may create Christmas decorations Sunday at the Northeast Georgia History Center in Gainesville.
"Mame," the Tony award-winning musical that played on Broadway for 1,508 performances, will be the Christmas musical at the Holly Theater this month.
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