Take your pick of The Livin’ is Easy or Hot Times at Margaritaville for summertime events at Lanier Islands!
Putting a soft-drink machine in a park isn’t newsworthy, right? Right! Unless the Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) places Pepsi machines at West Bank Park, right here in Coke country!
After a hot day thrashing my motorcycle — Grasshopper, The Humble Ninja — up, down and around the twisty roads of North Georgia, I was tired, ripe, thirsty and hungry. As I descended from the mountains, an oasis appeared on the horizon: JR’s RoadKill BBQ & Ribs, near Turners Corner, north of Cleveland.
Hippies? In Georgia? Who let them in? Yup. According to the National Forest Service, “the Rainbow Family of Living Light has chosen to hold their 2018 Annual Rainbow Gathering on the Chattahoochee National Forest. The unauthorized gathering site is located near Bull Mountain off of Forest Service Road 28-1 near the towns of Nimblewill and Dahlonega.”
I wouldn’t drive to Atlanta to see The Beatles perform with Ravi Shankar, John Coltrane and Simone Dinnerstein, even if I had free tickets. But, hearing the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra perform in Gainesville at the Smithgall Arts Center on Friday, June 22, 2018, is worth the trip.
On the afternoon of Wednesday, June 13, 2018, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) at Lake Lanier posted on their Facebook page that they will reopen their Lower Pool West Park to the public on Thursday, June 14th.
Our friends with the Lanier Canoe & Kayak Club (LCKC) have a great opportunity for you. They have plenty of spots available for volunteers needed on Saturday, June 16, 2018. Here’s the catch! You must be willing to have fun, work hard and get a free lunch.
Georgia’s Hands Free Law takes effect on July 1, 2018. Drivers cannot have a phone in their hands or use any part of their bodies to support their phones. That’s why they call it “hands free.”
School’s out for the summer. Now, you’ll have plenty of time to answer every imaginable question from your tykes — over and over — for the next month or so. Break the monotony and hang out with other parents at Don Carter State Park on Lake Lanier on Toddler Tuesdays!
There’s always something fun happening at Lake Lanier Olympic Park. The best time to hit the park? On Food Truck Friday, June 15, 2018!