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Lanier area events calendar

Note: Due to the coronavirus outbreak some events likely will be canceled. Please check before making plans to attend events.

Outdoor Calendar

Grounded pursuits
 
Georgia Master Naturalist Series, Gainesville. Explore natural habitats and ecosystem in 11-week program with indoor lectures and outdoor fieldwork, 1-5:30 p.m. Thursdays, April 2-June 4, plus all day May 2, Elachee Nature Science Center, 2125 Elachee Dr. $300 non-members, $275 members. www.elachee.org, 770-535-1976.
Hall County Master Gardeners Spring Garden Expo, Gainesville. More than 50 garden-related vendors, plus art, photography and food, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. April 3, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. April 4, Chicopee Woods Agricultural Center, 1855 Calvary Church Rd. $2. www.hallmastergardeners.com
Sweep the Hooch, various locations. Annual Chattahoochee River and Lake Lanier cleanup from river headwaters to West Point Lake, April 4. Includes clean up sites at Don Carter State Park, Longwood Park, Lake Lanier Olympic Park, and Hardman Farm Historic Site. Walkers, waders and paddlers welcome. All volunteers must register. www.chattahoochee.org.
Elachee First Quarter Hike, Gainesville. Guided moderate 3-mile hike on Bridge Loop, 8 a.m. April 4, Bridge Loop Trail Head at gravel parking lot, Elachee Nature Science Center, 2125 Elachee Dr. $5 parking fee for non-members. No hike in rain. www.elachee.org, 770-535-1976.
Fallen Heroes of Georgia 5K, Buford. 8 a.m. April 4, Margaritaville at Lanier Islands, 7000 Lanier Islands Pkwy. $35. www.runnersfit.com.
Live Animal Showcase, Gainesville. Meet Elachee resident animals, 11 a.m.-noon, 2-3 p.m. Saturdays through May, beginning April 4, Elachee Nature Science Center, 2125 Elachee Dr. $5 adults, $3 children 2-12, members free. www.elachee.org, 770-535-1976.
Whitewater Watching Hike, Tallulah Falls. Strenuous ranger-led hike to Bridal Veil Falls to watch paddlers in Tallulah River during seasonal water release, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. April 4, 5 & 11, Tallulah Gorge State Park, 338 Jane Hurt Yarn Dr. Bring snack and water. No pets. For ages 10 and older. $15, plus $5 parking. 706-754-7981. www.gastateparks.org.
Eco Friendly Easter Egg Making/Hunt, Mountain City. Adults hide eggs on Black Rock Lake Trail, kids hunt, enjoy s’mores, 5 p.m. April 4, Black Rock Mountain State Park, 3085 Black Rock Mountain Pkwy. Meet at Mellinger Center in campground. Ages 4-10. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-746-2141. www.gastateparks.org.
Stars Over Elachee, Gainesville. Learn how to use a telescope, view the first quarter moon, stars and constellations, 7:45-9:45 p.m. April 4 and 8-10 p.m. May 2, Chicopee Lake, 2100 Calvary Church Rd. For adults and children age 8 and up. Bring flashlight and pencil. $10 adults, $5 children 12 and younger; free to Elachee members. Register in advance. www.elachee.org, 770-535-1976.
Doggie Egg Hunt Tallulah Falls. Visitors allowed to bring dogs to hunt eggs stuffed with dog treats, 1 p.m. April 5, Tallulah Gorge State Park, 338 Jane Hurt Yarn Dr. Pets must be leashed and attended. $5 parking. 706-754-7981. www.gastateparks.org.
Full Moon Suspension Bridge Hike, Tallulah Falls. Mile and a half night hike down 310 stairs to suspension bridge over falls, 9-10:30 p.m. April 8, Tallulah Gorge State Park, 338 Jane Hurt Yarn Dr. $5, plus $5 parking. www.gastateparks.org, 706-754-7981.
Spring Fling Festival, Helen. Egg hunt, panning for gold, games, candle-making, animal exhibits, hayrides, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 11, Smithgall Woods State Park, 61 Tsalaki Trl. $5 parking, $5 hayrides. www.gastateparks.org, 706-878-3087.
Walking Tour through the Garden, Gainesville. Horticulture team member leads stroll through spring garden, 10-11:30 a.m. April 11, Gainesville Garden of the Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1911 Sweet Bay Dr. $29, $24 members. www.atlantabg.org, 404-888-4760.
Natural Egg Dying, Sautee Nacoochee. Dye eggs the old-fashioned way with onions, beets, and turmeric; play old-fashioned games; hold baby chicks, 1-3 p.m. April 11, Hardman Farm Historic Site, 143 Hwy. 17. Egg dying is free. Tours $12 adults, $10 seniors, $7 youth, free to children younger than 6. www.gastateparks.org, 706-878-1077.
Bunny Tails on the Trails, Winder. Egg hunts, crafts, guided hike, various times, April 11, Fort Yargo State Park, 210 S. Broad St. $3, plus $5 parking. www.gastateparks.org, 770-867-3489.
Sunset Easter Egg Hunt, Tallulah Falls. Crafts, popcorn, egg hunt at sunset, 6:30-8 p.m. April 11, Tallulah Gorge State Park, 338 Jane Hurt Yarn Dr. For children 12 and younger. $5 parking. www.gastateparks.org, 706-754-7981.
Elachee Science Night, Gainesville. Jennifer Ceska, State Botanical Garden University of Georgia, speaks about state’s endangered prairies, buffet open 5:30 p.m., program 6:30-8 p.m. April 14, The Loft at Scott’s Downtown, 131 Bradford St. SW. Dinner/program $29.95; program only $5. Recommended for adults. Preregistration required. www.elachee.org, 770-535-1976.
Trillium Trek Run/Walk, Gainesville. 5K/half marathon trail treks in Chicopee Woods Nature Preserve, 8 a.m. April 18, Elachee Nature Science Center, 2125 Elachee Dr. $30/$60. www.elachee.org, 770-535-1975.
SAFTT Foster Your Color Craze 5K, Gainesville. 8 a.m. April 18, SAFFT Office, 430 Prior St. $15-$27. www.fivestarntp.com.
Sour Patch 5K, Sugar Hill. Run to finish for Sour Patch beer sample (for age 21 and older), 8 a.m. April 18, Indigo Brewing, 5019 W. Broad St. $30-$45. www.fivestarntp.com.
Nightmare on Elm Street Metric Century, Commerce. 17-, 36-, 67-, and 90-mile bicycle rides with rest stops, 8 a.m. April 18, State Street Bicycles, 25 State St. $35. www.active.com.
Woodland Ramble/Garden Plant Sale, Gainesville. Local arts and crafts, food truck, plant sales, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. April 18; members only plant sale 10 a.m.-3 p.m. April 17, Gainesville Garden of the Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1911 Sweet Bay Dr. Garden admission. www.atlantabg.org, 404-888-4760.
Witch’s Head Hike, Tallulah Falls. 1.5 mile strenuous hike to Witch’s Head rock formation, 9-11 a.m. April 18, Tallulah Gorge State Park, 338 Jane Hurt Yarn Dr. Bring lunch and water. No pets. No participants under age 10. Call to register. $5, $5 parking. www.gastateparks.org, 706-754-7981.
Kings Hawaiian Fun Run/5K, Gainesville. 9:30/10 a.m. April 18, Lanier Technical College, 2535 Lanier Tech Dr. $25. www.active.com.
Touch a Truck, Gainesville. Children explore assortment of trucks, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. April 18, City Park, 549 Glenwood Dr. www.gainesville.org.
Bear on the Square Festival, Dahlonega. Music, art, storytelling, workshops and more, April 18-19, Downtown Dahlonega. www.dahlonega.org.
Flowery Branch Spring Festival. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 18, 5302 Railroad Ave.
Spring Sustainability Festival, Winder. Interact with state and local businesses and organizations working toward a sustainable future; enjoy crafts, art vendors, live music, noon-5 p.m. April 18, Fort Yargo State Park, 210 S. Broad St. $5, plus $5 parking. www.gastateparks.org, 770-867-3489.
Earth Day Wildflower Walk, Mountain City. Ranger-led hike on Tennessee Rock Trail to discover wildflowers in bloom, 1 p.m. April 18, Black Rock Mountain State Park, 3085 Black Rock Mountain Pkwy. $5 parking. www.gastateparks.org, 706-746-2141.
Fire-N-Shine Dinner, Sautee Nacoochee. Dinner with chuck wagon beef, collard greens and peach cobbler paired with moonshine demonstrations, 5-8 p.m. April 18, Hardman Farm Historic Site, 143 Hwy. 17. $55. www.gastateparks.org, 706-878-1077.
Don Carter Rocks, Gainesville. Geologist William Witherspoon, co-author of Roadside Geology of Georgia, talks about geology of the area and Lake Lanier, presentation 2 p.m. April 19, Don Carter State Park, 5000 N. Browning Bridge Rd. $5, plus $5 parking. www.gastateparks.org, 678-450-7726.
Landscape Painting with Palette Knife, Gainesville. Explore textural possibilities with acrylic paint and palette knife, 9-11 a.m. April 23, Gainesville Botanical Garden of the Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1911 Sweet Bay Dr. $79, $74 members. Register in advance. www.atlantabg.org, 404-888-4760.  
Historic Sports Car Racing, Braselton. The HSR Mitty, vintage sports car races, various times April 23-26, Road Atlanta, 5300 Winder Hwy. Camping available. www.hsrrace.com
Concord Christian Preschool Run For Fun 5K/Fun Run, Clermont. Fun run 7:40 a.m., 5K 8 a.m. April 25, Concord Baptist Church, 640 Main St. $20-$30. www.active.com.
Boulder Dash 5K/10K, Cumming. Run/walk course through active quarry, 8 a.m. April 25, park at Northside Hospital-Forsyth, 1200 Northside Forsyth Dr. $30-$35. www.runnersfit.com.
Fiesta 5K/Fun Run Challenge, Cumming. 8/9 a.m. April 25, Forsyth Conference Center at Lanier Tech, 3410 Ronald Reagan Pkwy. $30-$35. www.runnersfit.com.
Pups in the Park 5K/Fun Run, Dawsonville. 8/9 a.m. April 25, Rock Creek Rd., 445 Martin Rd. Includes dog show, pet adoption and more. $27. www.active.com.
Attack the Castle 5K/10K/1-Mile Fun Run, Gainesville. Multi-terrain routes with obstacles and “defenses” forged by military school cadets, staggered start 9 a.m. April 25, Riverside Military Academy, 2001 Riverside Dr. $15-$40. Includes spring fling festival. www.active.com.
Light Bites and Garden Insights, Gainesville. Garden members only coffee meeting with artists Donna Dodson and Ander Moerlin of The Myth Makers, 10:30 a.m.-noon April 25, Gainesville Garden of the Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1911 Sweet Bay Dr., www.atlantabg.org, 404-888-4760.
Spring Chicken Festival, Gainesville. Chicken cook-off, live music, entertainment, art market, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. April 25, Lake Lanier Olympic Park, 3105 Clarks Bridge Rd. $6. www.gainesville.org.
Mountain Ranger Run/Mountain Bike Race/Camp Merrill Open House, Dahlonega. 7K/15K trail runs, 34K mountain bike race, 7 a.m., ranger camp open house with displays, demonstrations, concert and cookout 11 a.m.-4 p.m. April 25, U.S. Army Ranger Camp Frank D. Merrill, 1 Camp Merrill. Runs/bike races $30-$55. www.dahlonega.org, 706-864-3327.
Tea with Emma Hardman, Sautee Nacoochee. Experience 1930s era tea reenactment with Emma Hardman, wife of Georgia’s 65th governor, includes sandwiches, quiche, scones and sweets, plus tour, 1:30-3:30 p.m. April 25, Hardman Farm Historic Site, 143 Hwy. 17. $40. www.gastateparks.org, 706-878-1077.
Flights of Fancy, Gainesville. Annual casual party with dinner, drinks and auction of handcrafted nature art, 6 p.m. April 25, Elachee Nature Science Center, 2125 Tickets: www.elachee.org, 770-535-1976.
North Georgia Sprint/Super Sprint/Kids Triathlon, Gainesville. Swim/bike/run events with various distances, pool swim, various start times April. 26, Frances Meadows Aquatic Center, 1545 Community Way. $35-$50. www.fivestarntp.com
First Friday Concert, Gainesville. Season begins with MainStreet, Bob Seger tribute band, 7 p.m. May 1, on the lawn at Roosevelt Square, 117 Jesse Jewell Pkwy. Show starts at 8 p.m. Live entertainment 7 p.m. first Fridays through September. www.gainesville.org.
Hall County Schools Fit Families 5K, Gainesville. 9 a.m. May 2, Laurel Park, 3100 Old Cleveland Hwy. $20. www.runnersfit.com.
Hiking Clinic, Helen. Cover the basics of backpacking, reactions to wild animal and poison plant encounters, what to do if lost, 10-11:30 a.m. May 2, Smithgall Woods State Park, 61 Tsalaki Trl. $5 parking. www.gastateparks.org, 706-878-3087.
 
 
Note: See www.gastateparks.org/DonCarter for events at Don Carter State Park on Lake Lanier.
 

Ongoing

Flowery Branch Winter Farmers Market. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. 1st and 3rd Saturdays through April 18, 5310 Railroad Ave. www.flowerybranchfarmersmarket.com.
Farm Animal Fun Days/Emory Jones Book Signing, Sautee Nacoochee. Learn about livestock kept at historic farm and about Native Americans featured in author’s “Distant Voices: The Story of the Nacoochee Valley Indian Mound,” 10 a.m.-3 p.m. March 28, April 11, May 23, June 27, July 4, Aug. 15, Sept. 12, Oct. 24, Nov. 7, Hardman Farm Historic Site, 143 Hwy 17. $6, free to children younger than 6. www.gastateparks.org, 706-878-1077.
Birds of Prey, Dawsonville. Get up close and personal with hawks, owls and falcons indoors, 1-2 p.m. Lodge Lobby, Amicalola Falls State Park, 418 Amicalola Falls Rd. $5 parking. 706-265-1969, www.amicalolafallslodge.com.  
Cruz In, Dawsonville. Park in town, look at cars, see friends, 5-9 p.m. third Friday, Downtown Dawsonville. www.dawson.org.
Sunday Tech Rides/Tuesday Interval Rides, Gainesville. Sunday road bike rides roll out at 1:15 p.m., Tuesday intervals at 6 p.m. from North Hall Technology Center, 4075 Nopone Rd. velocraig@hotmail.com.
 Story Times, Crafts, Family Activities, Gainesville. Children and family activities, various times, Atlanta Botanical Garden Gainesville Garden, 1911 Sweet Bay Dr. $3 or free with garden admission or membership. www.atlantabg.org, 404-888-4760.
Volunteer Work Day, Gainesville. Join Friends of Don Carter State Park for park improvement projects, bring water, gloves and clothes to get dirty, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. third Saturdays, 5000 N. Browning Bridge Rd. www.gastateparks.org, 678-450-7726.
First Visit Tour, Helen. Van tour to covered bridge, Duke’s Creek, and cottages, 10-11:30 a.m. first Saturdays all year, Smithgall Woods State Park, 61 Tsalaki Trail. $5 parking. 706-878-3087, www.gastateparks.org.
 

Other area events
Apr. 3, 4, 5 – North Georgia Shakespeare Festival presents “Othello” from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Mary Alice Park on Lake Lanier, 1820 Mary Alice Park Rd., Cumming. Admission: $15, general admission, lawn seating. Info: resurgenstheatre.org.
Apr. 4 – Pickup Line Rocks the Branch, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., at Branch House Tavern, 5466 McEver Rd., Flowery Branch. Info: 678-828-8345.
Apr. 09, 16, 23, 30 – Bingo at American Legion Post 7, 2343 Riverside Dr., Gainesville. Info: 678-617-2774.
Apr. 10 – G Clef & Playlist at Good Ol’ Days Bar and Grill, 9 p.m.-midnight, at 419 Atlanta Rd., Cumming. Info: 770-887-8575.
Apr. 11, June 12, Aug. 18 – Under the Wheel at the Branch House, 9 p.m., at Branch House Tavern, 5466 McEver Rd., Flowery Branch. Info: 678-828-8345.
Apr. 19 – Hubble Telescope: 30 Years in Space, 2-3 p.m., at Hampton Park Library, 5345 Settingdown Rd., Cumming. Dr. Alissa Bans of Emory University will discuss the history of the Hubble Space Telescope and how it paved the way for its successor. Info: 770-781-9840.
Apr. 19 – Gospel Singing, 7-8:30 p.m., at Christian Hill Baptist Church, 5833 Gailey Dr., Clermont. Free concert with The Inspirations of Bryson City, NC. Info: 706-265-0655.
Apr. 24 – Zach Winters Trio/Atlanta, 7-10 p.m., at Underneath the Oaks, 4240 Martin Rd., Cumming. The Trio will be sharing songs from his new album Love is a Garden as well as some old favorites. Sylvie (Texas) will open. Info: TicketLeap.
May 2 – Mother/Daughter Tea Party & Fashion Show, 11 a.m., at Gainesville Civic Center. Gainesville Phoenix Woman’s Club hosts the tea party and fashion show by Elizabeth’s, The Bradford Pair and Nest Feathers. Info: 770-531-2680.
May 2 – AgentX Rocks Wild Wing Café, 9:30 p.m., at 311 Jesse Jewell Pkwy, Gainesville. Info: 770-536-9177.
 
 
Brenau University
Apr. 7 – Opening: New Choreographers Showcase, 1 p.m., in Pearce Auditorium, 200 Boulevard, Gainesville. As part of Brenau’s Department of Dance, young choreographers will unveil their individual artistic voice through bodies in motion. Q&A afterward. Info: 770-538-4764.
Apr. 7 – Spectrum Winds: Jazz Ensemble perform at 7:30 p.m. in Pearce Auditorium, directed by Tamika Sterrs-Howard. Concert highlights jazz compositions. Info: 770-538-4764.
Apr. 8 – Georgia Poetry Circuit: Carmen Gimenez Smith, 12:30-3:30 p.m. in the Brenau Trustee Library, 625 Academy St., Gainesville. Gimenez Smith has won an American Book Award and the Juniper Prize for poetry. She is the author of four poetry collections, a memoir and her most recent book, Be Recorder, a finalist for the National Book Award in Poetry. Q&A will follow at 3:30 p.m. Info: 770-534-6195.
Apr. 13-21 – The Brenau Collaborative: Undergraduate Juried Exhibit in Simmons Visual Arts Center, Presidents Gallery features works of art and design by students. Opening reception, Apr. 18, 5:30-7 p.m. Info: 770-534-6263.
Apr. 14 – Spectrum Singers: Schubert Mass in G, 7:30-8:30 p.m., in Pearce Auditorium, 200 Boulevard, Gainesville. The Brenau Spectrum Singers, conducted by Bobby Ivey, perform Schubert’s Mass in G.
Apr. 16-18 – Brenau Department of Dance Spring Concert, 7:30-8:30 p.m., at John S. Burd Center, Hosch Theatre, 429 Academy St., Gainesville. Concert will showcase works from senior dance major Kayla Muierhead, faculty and nationally acclaimed guests. Tickets: $10, general admission, $5, seniors; free for children under 12, Brenau alumni and college students with a valid ID.
Apr. 18 – Brenau Student Fashion Show, 4:30 p.m., in Pearce Auditorium. Features work from students, alumnae and the community. Info: 770-534-6240.
• Thru May 7 – Exhibit: L.A. Stories, featuring works by a variety of West Coast artists, displayed in John S. Burd Center, Leo Castelli Gallery.
Info: 770-534-6263; galleries.brenau.edwww.brenau.edu.

Buford Community Center
Apr. 10-26 – “Grease” presented by Theatre Buford. Tickets: $30-$35.
May 2 – Derby Day featuring the Kentucky Headhunters, 6 p.m., at Town Park Amphitheater. The 146th running of The Kentucky Derby will be on Saturday, May 2, and will be shown in the amphitheater on the big screen. Following the derby, there will be a free concert featuring Grammy, CMA, and ACM award winning band The Kentucky Headhunters with special guest Georgia Thunderbirds. Gates open at 5 p.m. Free.
Info: 770 945-6762,  bufordcommunitycenter.com.

Chateau Elan Winery & Resort
Apr. 26 – North Georgia Wind Orchestra Spring Concert, 2-4 p.m., held in the Debussy Ballroom. Tickets: $30, concert only; $60, include concert and afternoon tea.
Info: 678-425-0900 x41;  www.chateauelan.com.

Clarkesville’s Historic Habersham Community Theater
Dahlonega’s Historic Holly Theatre
Apr. 3 – Sozo Bear Presents: A Night at the Movies, 2020, an annual showcase of short live action and animated narrative films from around the world. Curated and presented by Dahlonega’s Sozo Bear Films, the festival aims to bring great independent films to the North Georgia area. A one-night event that includes a red-carpet photo-op, live Q&As with actors and filmmakers. Doors open and photos begin a 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets: $10.
Apr. 11 – The Official and Original Jimmy Buffett Tribute Show, 8 p.m. Tickets: $35, $27.
Apr. 24-May 3 – “Ripcord,” presents a hilarious journey to the Bristol Place Senior Living Facility where the cantankerous Abby is forced to share her quarters with a new arrival, Marilyn. Times: 8 p.m., Fri./Sat.; 2 p.m., Sun. Tickets: $25, adults; $15, students/military.
Info: 706-530-5162; www.hollytheater.com.

Forsyth Academy of Performing Arts
 
Gainesville Theatre Alliance
Apr. 7-18 – “The Arabian Nights” presented by GTA at UNG-Gainesville’s Ed Cabell Theatre. The play is a collection of darker stories intended for adults. Times: 7:30 p.m., Apr. 8-11, Apr. 14-18; 2:30 p.m., Apr. 12, Apr. 18. Tickets: $18-$20, adults; $16-$18, seniors; $12-13, students.
Info: 678-717-3624; blog.ung.edu/gta/performances

Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds
Habersham Community Theater

Interactive Neighborhood for Kids
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Apr. 1-5 – Puzzle Craft Week, design your own puzzle by drawing a scene or creating a fun pattern.
Apr. 2 – Easter in the Neighborhood, 4-6 p.m., at 999 Chestnut St., #11. Come out to the neighborhood, take a picture with the Easter Bunny and do some Easter crafts; view the live baby farm animals.
Apr. 6-11 – Easter Craft Week, celebrate by making a cute Easter craft.
Apr. 7 – Educational Workshop: ZF Industries: Engineering Class. Sign-up to take part in this workshop where ZF will teach kids how their industry works and practice some engineering skills. Must pre-register. Space limited. Times: 1-2 p.m. Admission: $2/child for general admission (w/$9 admission); free for Homeschool “Hall Pass” holders (w/$6 admission) and INK members.
Apr. 13-19 – April Showers Craft Week, make rainy day craft.
Apr. 20-26 – Earth Day Craft Week, create own Earth craft using fun materials.
Apr. 27-May 3 – Airplane Craft Week, soar away with this fun airplane craft and check out INK’s Airplane Exhibit.
Info: www.inkfun.org.

Lake Lanier Islands/Margaritaville
Apr. 2, 3, 9, 10 – Movie Night, 7-9:30 p.m., at Paradise Beach, Margaritaville. Films: Apr. 2, Lego Movie 2; Apr. 3, Trolls; Apr. 9, Incredibles 2; Toy Story 4, Apr. 10.
Apr. 4 – Full Moon Party – Fireworks at dusk at LandShark Landing Stage.
Apr. 11 – Easter Egg Hunt features four waves of egg hunting – noon, 12:30 p.m., 1 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. Some Chill Zone restaurants will be open before the movie “Hop” is shown on the Spectacular Screen.
Apr. 26 – Fiesta del sol, noon-7 p.m., features a festival celebrating Hispanic culture featuring food, music and plenty of vendors. Bring swimsuit. Fee: No beach fee; $10 gate fee.
Info: www.lanierislands.com.
 
North Atlanta Trade Center
Info: www.northatlantatradecenter.com

Northeast Georgia History Center
Apr. 2 – Lunch & Learn: Swordfighting Movies vs. Reality, noon-12:45 p.m., features a cutting-edge look at how movie swashbuckling holds up to the real thing. Program included with admission: $6, adults; $5 active/retired military; $5, seniors; $4 students; free, children 5 and under.
Apr. 14 – Forum: Echoes of the Easter Rising, Dublin 1916, 7-8 p.m., features discussion with Dr. Bryan Sorohan, Professor of Education at Brenau University on the rising and shows how modern Dublin still bears the physical marks of the rebellion though more than a century has passed. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Admission: $4; free for members.
Apr. 16 – Lunch & Learn: Canterbury Tales, noon-12:45 p.m., featuring 14th century English, plus some of the characters from the Tales. Program included in admission.
Apr. 19 – Family Day: Living in the Past – Museum Theatre & Living History Festival, 1-4 p.m., brings together a multi-era, multi-culture timeline combining theatrical and musical performances, living history demonstrations, interpretations and hands-on activities. Free.

Piedmont College
Info: 706-894-4201, piedmont.edu/fa

Quinlan Arts Center
Info: www.quinlanartscenter.org.

Resurgens Theatre Company
The North Georgia Shakespeare Festival 

School Street Playhouse (formerly Cumming Playhouse)
Apr. 18-May 10 – “Moon Over Buffalo”
Tannery Row Artist Colony
Thru May 1 – Spring Juried Art Exhibition 2020 with Opening Reception held 5-8 p.m., Mar. 14.
Info: 770-904-0572; www.tanneryrowartistcolony.com.

University of North Georgia
Apr. 6 – Combined Ensemble recital, 7:30 p.m., Shott Performance Hall.
Apr. 10 – Clarinet Duo recital, 7:30 p.m., Shott Performance Hall.
Apr. 13 – ALNM Concert Series: The S.O.S. Duo featuring UNG faculty member Serena Scibelli on violin and UNLV saxophonist Shawna Pennock, 7:30 p.m., Ed Cabell Theatre Lobby, Gainesville campus.
Apr. 13 – Patriot Choir Spring Concert, 7:30 p.m., Shott Performance Hall.
Apr. 14 – Choral Explosion #28, 7 p.m., Cumming FUMC, Cumming.
Apr. 15 – UNG Bands Spring concert, 7:30 p.m., Riverside Military Academy, Gainesville.
Apr. 16 – Instrumental Division recital, 7:30 p.m., Shott Performance Hall.
Apr. 20 – UNG Singers and Le Belle Voci Spring Concert, 7:30 p.m., Dahlonega UMC.
Apr. 21 – Voice Division Recital, 7:30 p.m., Shott Performance Hall.
Apr. 23 – Spring Concert: Sinfonietta (Dahlonega Orchestra), Shott Performance Hall.
Apr. 24 – Piano Night, 7:30 p.m., Shott Performance Hall.
Apr. 27 – University Chorale Spring Concert, 7:30 p.m., Grace Episcopal Church, Gainesville.
• Apr. 28 – Spring Jazz Concert, 7:30 p.m., Shott Performance Hall.
Apr. 29 – Chamber Orchestra Spring Concert, 7:30 p.m., Ed Cabell Theatre Lobby.
 
Voices of North Georgia
Apr. 24, 26 – World Praise presented in sanctuary at Gainesville First Presbyterian Church, 7:30 p.m. (Apr. 24); 3 p.m. (Apr. 26).
Info: voicesofnorthgeorgia.com.


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