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HemlockFest hits 9th year

The ninth annual family-friendly music and outdoor festival HemlockFest is taking place this weekend near Dahlonega and will feature about 20 bands performing a variety of styles ranging from bluegrass to blues.

October 31, 2013 | Andrew Akers | Get Out top stories


Walk among ghostly descendants in Jefferson cemetery

Local figures from the Civil War to the early 20th century will tell their tales when the Crawford Long Museum Association and Jefferson Community Theatre presents the second Haints and Saints cemetery tours this weekend.

October 24, 2013 | From staff reports | Get Out top stories


‘Swamp People’ attending Hillbilly Hog Throwdown

BabyLand General Hospital in Cleveland is widely known to be a great local attraction for kids, but the Cabbage Patch will host the "Swamp People" this weekend.

October 24, 2013 | Meredith Pruitt | Get Out top stories


American film series explores roots of bluegrass music

Dustin Wilkes, a University of North Georgia student who has performed with music legends such as Willie Nelson, will be a guest performer as the university explores American music Saturday at the UNG campus in Gainesville.

October 24, 2013 | From staff reports | Get Out top stories


Halloween scares, affairs all weekend long

With Halloween just a week away, many people are wondering what events are taking place and where they can trick or treat with their children.

October 24, 2013 | Andrew Akers | Get Out top stories


Longstreet Society opens house for music, drama

While his name graces multiple community institutions, including a restaurant and a major medical clinic housing numerous specialties, the man known as "Lee's Old War Horse" is little known in Gainesville.

October 24, 2013 | From staff reports | Get Out top stories


Free sneak peek behind the stage curtain

For the world's longest-running floating craps game, there's a good chance any wager will appeal - even if you have to fly to Havana to improve the odds.

October 24, 2013 | From staff reports | Get Out top stories


Observe artistic strokes at ArtFest in Cornelia

Fall ArtFest 2013 co-hosted by Burnt Burbon Pottery Gallery & Studio and Tanyard Branch Heritage Center will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at 330 Foster St. in Cornelia.

October 24, 2013 | From staff reports | Get Out top stories


Art shows in progress

University of North Georgia is showcasing many artists at their galleries on the Dahlonega and Gainesville campuses, respectively.

October 24, 2013 | From staff reports | Get Out top stories


Singer to share inspiring message

Award-winning songwriter Jennifer Ferren will raise her voice in positive and inspirational tunes and speak her heartfelt philosophies during a Saturday night concert in Gainesville.

October 24, 2013 | From staff reports | Get Out top stories


Cooking chili for children’s charity

North Hall Park and Community Center is hosting its first Chili Cook-off from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, an event they hope to hold annually in the future.

October 24, 2013 | Andrew Akers | Get Out top stories


Gold Rush floods downtown Dahlonega

The stage is almost set for the unique, hometown atmosphere at the Gold Rush Days festival in downtown Dahlonega this weekend.

October 17, 2013 | Meredith Pruitt | Get Out top stories


Trek through woods for outdoor Halloween alternative activity

Children can experience a non-scary, natural alternative to traditional Halloween events at the annual Nightfall event in the Chicopee Woods.

October 17, 2013 | From staff reports | Get Out top stories


Sip up sorghum at 44th annual festival in Blairsville

There's only one place you can either grab a biscuit, a chainsaw, or a dance partner to have a good time, all in the same place. The 44th annual Blairsville Sorghum Festival is back at Meeks Park, now hosted by the new Blairsville Sorghum Festival Club.

October 17, 2013 | Meredith Pruitt | Get Out top stories


Race fans gear up for Petit Le Mans race

Some of the best sports car teams in North America and Europe will be part of the Petit Le Mans endurance race Saturday at Road Atlanta in Braselton. The 16th annual running of one of the American Le Mans Series' biggest events meshes endurance and speed as drivers participate in the 1,000 mile/10-hour race in the P1, P2 and GT classifications at the track in South Hall.

October 17, 2013 | From staff reports | Get Out top stories


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Brenau University boasts 2 new art exhibits in Simmons Visual Arts Center

As Brenau University's school year starts, two new art exhibitions now adorn the walls of the Simmons Visual Arts Center at 200 Boulevard in ...

September 22, 2016 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


‘Hay’es Days marks autumn arrival

Hoschton will mark the fall season with a festival filled with music, a parade, vendors and a 5-kilometer race Sept. 23-25.

September 22, 2016 | LeANNE AKIN For Get Out | Get Out top stories


Sautee Nacoochee Center to mark 35th anniversary with music in the gym

For 35 years, the Sautee Nacoochee Community Association has featured several musical acts and dances in the historic gym at 283 Ga. 255 N in ...

September 22, 2016 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Find your way in, out of North Georgia corn fields for fun

Despite the deceivingly warm temperatures, fall is here. And so are activities that go along with it, including one of the season's most popular ...

September 22, 2016 | KAYLA CANADA For Get Out | Get Out top stories


Gainesville garden to host arts, crafts market Saturday, Oct. 1

North Georgia artisans including painters, gardeners, photographers, woodworkers, sculptors and jewelry makers will display and sell their wares at the Atlanta Botanical Garden, A Smithgall ...

September 22, 2016 | Kristen Oliver | Get Out top stories


Georgia man spends career teaching kids, sculpting on his own

Even with 35 years of teaching art under his belt, Joe Emery has yet to slow down with his own artwork, and he is succeeding.

September 22, 2016 | BY AMBER TYNER For Get Out | Get Out top stories


Gainesville High School students to perform ‘How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying’

Gainesville High School students will perform the silly, campy musical about climbing the corporate ladder in "How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying," which ...

September 21, 2016 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


Gainesville artist Sharon Farkas' shows off her colorful still lifes at Quinlan

Artist Sharon Farkas has found her way back to art, and her work now has found its way to the Quinlan Visual Arts Center for ...

September 15, 2016 | Amber Tyner | Get Out top stories


Empty Bowl Lunch fills stomachs and funds food bank Sept. 27

Every year, the Georgia Mountain Food Bank depends largely on one event to operate throughout the year.

September 14, 2016 | | Get Out top stories


Oktoberfest begins festivities Sept. 8 in Helen

Escape to Bavaria or at least North Georgia's closest cousin by heading to Helen and find beer, brats and bands.

September 08, 2016 | LeAnne Akin | Get Out top stories


Three Sisters Winery to pair spirits with barbecue for six weekends

A family farm winery will celebrate the 2016 vintage season with seven weekends in a row of live music, barbecue and wine tasting.

September 07, 2016 | Times staff reports | Get Out top stories


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