GAINESVILLE - A Festival of Museums is coming to Gainesville this spring.<br />
It will include free and/or discounted entries for the whole family to all four participating venues: Elachee Nature Science Center, Interactive Neighborhood for Kids (INK), the Northeast Georgia History Center and the Quinlan Visual Arts Center.<br />
Live demonstrations, interactive events, guided tours, free craft projects, prizes and more are included. It's a joint venture of Gainesville Tourism and Trade and the Lake Lanier Conventon and Visitors Bureau.<br />
The festival will be held Saturday, May 3, from 10:00-4:00.
The jobless rate for the Northeast Georgia region ticked down a bit in October, while the Gainesville metro remained flat, according to numbers released Thursday morning by the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL).