Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Check out some interesting facts and trivia about ringing in a new year.
If you're celebrating the new and find a lull in the conversation, impress your family and friends with this trivia. What do you think is the most interesting fact above? Tell us in comments. Subscribe to Barrow Patch’s newsletters, follow us on Twitter and “like” us on Facebook.
Sunday, December 30, 2012
Events are happening in Barrow, Oconee, Athens, Grayson and Dacula to ring in 2013.
Friday, December 28, 2012
Make plans now to attend events in Barrow, Oconee, Athens, Grayson and Dacula and ring in 2013.
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Friday, December 28, 2012
For more events happening in and around Barrow County, check out the Barrow Patch events calendar. Click here to add your own events. Note: This article may not be visible on the mobile version. Please revert to the desktop version. Subscribe to Barrow Patch’s newsletters, follow us on Twitter and “like” us on Facebook.
Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Becoming a parent changes everything but mostly New Years Eve.
The clock struck midnight as I cradled my newborn son in my arms. He was only 8 days old when the New Year rolled around in 2005. My husband and I sat in our bed, trying to get our starving son to latch on for a feeding. My baby whimpered and fussed as he struggled to nurse, and, before I knew it, all three of us were crying from exhaustion and frustration. Images of my childless friends haunted me. I could just visualize them at various celebrations, confetti in their hair and cocktails glasses clinking as they toasted the New Year. My life as an adult was over and the reality of the sacrafices we make as parents suddenly became all too real. It was a far cry from the New Year's Eve parties I had attended in years past. The ringing in of …
Thursday, December 30, 2010
Events in and around Barrow County offer ways to ring in 2011.
From watching the Peach Drop live in downtown Atlanta to dancing the night away to the sounds of local group the Dirk Howell Band, Barrow residents can ring in 2011 in a variety of ways. Here's a look at some events happening in and around Barrow County. Events in Barrow County Spend New Year's Eve at The Georgia Club dancing to the music of the Dirk Howell Band. The event will be held from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. and will include hors d'oeuvres and desserts and a champagne toast at midnight. Tickets are $55 plus tax and gratuity. Call 770-725-8100 to make a reservation. The Georgia Club is located at 1050 Chancellor's Drive in Statham. The Church at Winder, located at 546 Treadwell Road in Bethlehem, will ring in 2011 with a New Year's …