North Georgia Happenings–February 13
|“Those Crazy Ladies in the House on the Corner” from the Tater Patch Players. Photo courtesy of Jackie Agers|
Holly Theatre–“Johnny Cash Now,” Friday, February Feb. 16 at 8 p.m. For tickets, https://www.hollytheater.com/, then select Buy Tickets at the bottom of the page. Ticket prices vary. 69 W. Main St. Dahlonega, 706-530-5162.
North Georgia Photography Club Dahlonega. Friday, Feb 16. "Photographing Birds of Prey" by David Akoubian. Free to the public.
“Southern Sirens: A Southern Comedy,” Feb. 8-25, The Cumming Playhouse at 101 School Street, Cumming GA, Tickets at 770-781-9178 or playhousecumming.com.
Gala Weekend at Booth Museum, Carterville. Largest annual fundraiser to support first-class exhibitions, educational programs, and events. February Feb. 24, 5:30 p.m. Weekend events include Boots 'N' Saddles (a pre-gala party), Brunch with Artists, panel discussion based on the movie Tombstone, and the For the Love of Art Auction. All inclusive weekend tickets are $300 per person. Call Lynn Tatum at 770-387-1541 for tickets. For a full schedule of Gala Weekend events and to view available artwork, visit www.boothmuseum.org/events/gala/.
Presidents' Day at Booth Museum, Monday, Feb. 19, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Explore the Carolyn & James Millar Presidential Gallery along with the rest of the Museum's galleries. Booth Museum has in its collection a one-page, signed letter from each president, George Washington through Donald Trump. The original letters are on exhibit, along with portrait photographs of each president and a variety of presidential memorabilia.
Home School Special at the Booth Museum. 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Explore the Presidential Gallery, participate in art activities, and make discoveries about the presidents at Booth Museum and Bartow History Museum. Cost for home school participants: $5.00 for students, $3.00 plus tax for adults. Call 770-387-3849 to register your home school group of 10 or more.
Free concert by baritone Jarius Cliett Debuts at Episcopal Church of the Holy Family on Sunday, Feb. 18 at 3:30 p.m. Program includes spirituals and musical numbers. Following the concert, the parish choir will sing choral evensong with Debuts.
Gainesville Theatre Alliance’s February Festival of Theatre Avenue Q (Feb 13-24) and
Sir Terry Pratchett’s Monstrous Regiment (Feb 16-24) Performances at 7:30 p.m., Feb 13-17, 20-24, 2018; also 2:30 p.m., Feb 18 & 24.Tickets $24/$26 for adults, $22-24 for seniors and $14/$16 for students the website at www.gainesvilleTHEATREalliance.org or purchase tickets through the GTA Box Office from 10am to 4pm weekdays at 678-717-3624
“Rainforest Adventures” – Jan. 23 – March 4. On the Mainstage Theater at the Center for Puppetry at 1404 Spring St NW in Atlanta. Journey to the Brazilian treetop canopy populated by animals, courtesy of puppeteers who perform in a Czech Black style. For ages 4 and up. Shows Tuesday – Friday, 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. ; Saturday, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.; Sunday, 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Includes admission to Worlds of Puppetry Museum and Create-A-Puppet Workshop where guests can make and perform with their own pink river dolphin marionette. Tickets $9.75 (members) and $19.50 (non-members) can be purchased at www.puppet.org or call 404-873-3391.