Lake Lanier and the surrounding communities support an active and creative lifestyle. From boating, fishing, swimming, and sailing on the lake to running, biking, and golfing events, art, museums, and theater attractions, the Lanier area has something for everyone.

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Event details are displayed below the calendar. 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, event details may change.  Please verify event details with the event organizer, prior to attending.

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Extended Holiday Celebrations

Lake Lanier Islands Resort – 770-945-8787
Thru Feb 27Snow Island: Snow tubings, ice skating, carnival rides and warm-ups with s’mores and hot cocoa and shop in Santa’s workshops. Times vary. Winter-season pass on sale buy tickets online.
Thru Feb 27Lakeside Lights Spectacular on Snow Island: take a magical walk through an amazing lighting extravaganza with festive music.

Interactive Neighborhood Kids770-536-1900
Jan. 3-9 – Law Enforcement Week, create police hat and badge.
Jan. 10-16 – Ice Skating Craft Week, create a set of ice skates from fun craft materials.
Jan. 17-23 – MLK Craft Week, create a craft about love and peace like Martin Luther King stood for.
Jan. 24-30 – Penguin Craft Week, make a cute penguin.
Times are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. unless otherwise noted.
$1 with paid admission to museum

Extended Exhibits

Piedmont University – 800-277-7020
Jan. 13-Feb. 10 – Ken Baskin: Mechanical Artifacts explores the interdependence of humans and machines while drawing from the history of Industrial Revolution and its impact. The display is in the Mason-Scharfenstein Museum of Art, 567 Georgia St., Demorest. A reception will be held at 5-7 p.m. on Jan. 13.

Quinlan Visual Arts Center – 770-536-2575
Thru Feb. 19 – 2021 Winter Exhibition: Contrapunto, Latin American Artist Collective exhibition