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Save the date, or rather save the DATES, because Gainesvilleโ€™s calendar is filled with exciting events. Join us for annual events such as the Chicken Festival, Jingle Mingle, Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival, First Fridays, Beach Bash, Food Truck Fridays and so much more!

March 25, 2023 Mutts on Main 2023 – Downtown Gainesville
Join us on March 25th for Mutts on Main, where downtown goes to the dogs!
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April 19, 2023 GGSA Lunch and Learn Networking Event
Join the Greater Gainesville Sports Alliance at their Lunch and Learn Networking Events and get…
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April 20, 2023 2023 Art Walk – Historic Gainesville
Join Downtown Gainesville for their first annual Art Walk!
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April 21, 2023 Food Truck Fridays – Lake Lanier Olympic Park
Join us at Lake Lanier Olympic Park for good food, good music, and a great…
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April 30, 2023 Skate the City – GVL Parks and Recreation
Bring your skate boards, roller skates, roller blades, bikes, scooters, strollersโ€ฆ if it rolls without…
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May 5, 2023 First Friday Concerts – Downtown Gainesville
Join us on the history Downtown Gainesville Square for our First Friday Concert Series!
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23 hours ago
Explore Gainesville

You heard it here first! The Georgia PGA Junior Tour will return to Chattahoochee Golf Club this summer for the 2023 Georgia PGA Junior Championship! ๐ŸŒ๏ธโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ†๐ŸšจBREAKING NEWS๐Ÿšจ
We are honored to announce that the 2023 Georgia PGA Junior Tour Championship will be hosted at Chattahoochee Golf Club, June 5th-7th!
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You heard it here first! The Georgia PGA Junior Tour will return to Chattahoochee Golf Club this summer for the 2023 Georgia PGA Junior Championship! ๐ŸŒ๏ธโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ†
2 days ago
Explore Gainesville

๐‚๐ก๐ž๐œ๐ค ๐จ๐ฎ๐ญ ๐ฐ๐ก๐š๐ญโ€™๐ฌ ๐ฎ๐ฉ ๐ข๐ง ๐†๐š๐ข๐ง๐ž๐ฌ๐ฏ๐ข๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ž ๐ญ๐ก๐ข๐ฌ ๐ฐ๐ž๐ž๐ค!
Get out and discover all that Gainesville has to offer! With trivia nights, live music, theatre, workout classes and more, we are sure to have something that piques your interest!

๐Œ๐จ๐ง๐๐š๐ฒ, ๐…๐ž๐›. ๐Ÿ”๐ญ๐ก
โ€ข Excerpts in Paint: Ferdinand Rosa โ€“ Brenau University Galleries: On Display Until March @ Brenau Universityโ€™s Simmons Visual Art Center
โ€ข Rose Craft Week: All Week @ Interactive Neighborhood for Kids

๐“๐ฎ๐ž๐ฌ๐๐š๐ฒ, ๐…๐ž๐›. ๐Ÿ•๐ญ๐ก
โ€ข Tuesday Run Club with Lanier Running Club: 5:30 pm @ Liquid Nation Brewing
โ€ข Landscapes with Depth - Acrylic Workshop: 9:30-11:30 am @ Atlanta Botanical Garden, Gainesville
โ€ข Liquid Learning with Elachee Nature Science Center: 6-7 pm @ Tap It Growlers

๐–๐ž๐๐ง๐ž๐ฌ๐๐š๐ฒ, ๐…๐ž๐›. ๐Ÿ–๐ญ๐ก
โ€ข Winter 2023 Master Naturalist Program: 9am-1pm @ Elachee Nature Science Center
โ€ข Landscapes with Depth - Acrylic Workshop: 9:30-11:30am @ Atlanta Botanical Garden, Gainesville

๐“๐ก๐ฎ๐ซ๐ฌ๐๐š๐ฒ, ๐…๐ž๐›. ๐Ÿ—๐ญ๐ก
โ€ข Landscapes with Depth - Acrylic Workshop: 9:30-11:30am @ Atlanta Botanical Garden, Gainesville

๐…๐ซ๐ข๐๐š๐ฒ, ๐…๐ž๐›. ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐ญ๐ก
โ€ข Pygmalion - OPENING NIGHT: 7:30pm @ Gainesville Theatre Alliance

๐’๐š๐ญ๐ฎ๐ซ๐๐š๐ฒ, ๐…๐ž๐›. ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐ญ๐ก
โ€ข Saturday Explorations: 9am-3pm @ Elachee Nature Science Center
โ€ข Valentine's Craft & Tea on the Terrace: 10am - 12pm @ Atlanta Botanical Garden, Gainesville
โ€ข Valentine's Day Tea: 11am - 3pm @ Northeast Georgia History Center (NEGAHC)
โ€ข Macrame & Merlot: 1-3pm @ Atlanta Botanical Garden, Gainesville
โ€ข Trivia Night: 7-9pm @ Tap It Growlers

๐’๐ฎ๐ง๐๐š๐ฒ, ๐…๐ž๐›. ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐ญ๐ก
โ€ข Open Mic Night: 2-7pm @ Downtown Drafts

For More Events: www.exploregainesville.org/events/
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www.exploregainesville.org/events/community/add
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๐‚๐ก๐ž๐œ๐ค ๐จ๐ฎ๐ญ ๐ฐ๐ก๐š๐ญโ€™๐ฌ ๐ฎ๐ฉ ๐ข๐ง ๐†๐š๐ข๐ง๐ž๐ฌ๐ฏ๐ข๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ž ๐ญ๐ก๐ข๐ฌ ๐ฐ๐ž๐ž๐ค!
Get out and discover all that Gainesville has to offer! With trivia nights, live music, theatre, workout classes and more, we are sure to have something that piques your interest!

๐Œ๐จ๐ง๐๐š๐ฒ, ๐…๐ž๐›. ๐Ÿ”๐ญ๐ก
โ€ข Excerpts in Paint: Ferdinand Rosa โ€“ Brenau University Galleries: On Display Until March @ Brenau Universityโ€™s Simmons Visual Art Center
โ€ข Rose Craft Week: All Week @ Interactive Neighborhood for Kids 

๐“๐ฎ๐ž๐ฌ๐๐š๐ฒ, ๐…๐ž๐›. ๐Ÿ•๐ญ๐ก
โ€ข Tuesday Run Club with Lanier Running Club: 5:30 pm @ Liquid Nation Brewing
โ€ข Landscapes with Depth - Acrylic Workshop: 9:30-11:30 am @ Atlanta Botanical Garden, Gainesville
โ€ข Liquid Learning with Elachee Nature Science Center: 6-7 pm @ Tap It Growlers

๐–๐ž๐๐ง๐ž๐ฌ๐๐š๐ฒ, ๐…๐ž๐›. ๐Ÿ–๐ญ๐ก
โ€ข Winter 2023 Master Naturalist Program: 9am-1pm @ Elachee Nature Science Center
โ€ข Landscapes with Depth - Acrylic Workshop: 9:30-11:30am @ Atlanta Botanical Garden, Gainesville

๐“๐ก๐ฎ๐ซ๐ฌ๐๐š๐ฒ, ๐…๐ž๐›. ๐Ÿ—๐ญ๐ก
โ€ข Landscapes with Depth - Acrylic Workshop: 9:30-11:30am @ Atlanta Botanical Garden, Gainesville

๐…๐ซ๐ข๐๐š๐ฒ, ๐…๐ž๐›. ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐ญ๐ก
โ€ข Pygmalion - OPENING NIGHT: 7:30pm @ Gainesville Theatre Alliance

๐’๐š๐ญ๐ฎ๐ซ๐๐š๐ฒ, ๐…๐ž๐›. ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐ญ๐ก
โ€ข Saturday Explorations: 9am-3pm @ Elachee Nature Science Center
โ€ข Valentines Craft & Tea on the Terrace: 10am - 12pm @ Atlanta Botanical Garden, Gainesville
โ€ข Valentines Day Tea: 11am - 3pm @ Northeast Georgia History Center (NEGAHC)
โ€ข Macrame & Merlot: 1-3pm @ Atlanta Botanical Garden, Gainesville
โ€ข Trivia Night: 7-9pm @ Tap It Growlers

๐’๐ฎ๐ง๐๐š๐ฒ, ๐…๐ž๐›. ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐ญ๐ก
โ€ข Open Mic Night: 2-7pm @ Downtown Drafts

For More Events: www.exploregainesville.org/events/
Know of an event weโ€™re missing?
Give us the scoop by filling out our Event Promotion Application Form: 
www.exploregainesville.org/events/community/add
4 days ago
Explore Gainesville

Looking for a sweet treat this weekend? Head to @bubblebeesteataiwan! ๐Ÿง‹๐Ÿ’•Bubble Tea (or boba tea) is a unique tea-based drink with a milk or fruit flavor and edible pearls at the bottom!
Donโ€™t know what to order? Try a mango black tea with passion fruit popping boba!
(Pictured above.) ๐Ÿฅญ๐Ÿงก
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#gainesvillega #gvlga #lakelanier #exploregeorgia #exploregainesvillega #hallcountyga #bubbletea #bobatea
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Looking for a sweet treat this weekend? Head to @bubblebeesteataiwan! ๐Ÿง‹๐Ÿ’•Bubble Tea (or boba tea) is a unique tea-based drink with a milk or fruit flavor and edible pearls at the bottom! 
Donโ€™t know what to order? Try a mango black tea with passion fruit popping boba! 
(Pictured above.) ๐Ÿฅญ๐Ÿงก
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#gainesvillega #gvlga #lakelanier #exploregeorgia #exploregainesvillega #hallcountyga #bubbletea #bobatea
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