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Family events

Sept. 4-11

POSTED: September 11, 2014 1:00 a.m.


The Jackson County Historical Society annual Hot Dog Picnic, Jefferson. 6:30 p.m. Sept. 11. Shields-Ethridge Heritage Farm, 2355 Ethridge Road, Jefferson. 706-207-6889.

Vogel’s Mountain Music/Arts and Craft Day Festival, Blairsville. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 13. Vogel State Park, 405 Vogel State Park Road, Blairsville. Adults $5, children $2. $5 parking. 706-745-2628,

Family Day: Georgia’s Civil War Soldiers and Those They Left Behind. 1-4 p.m. 7 p.m. Sept. 14. The Northeast Georgia History Center, 322 Academy St. NE, Gainesville. Free. 770-297-5900,


Suwanee Fest, Suwanee. Sept. 20-21. Town Center Park at the intersection of Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road and Buford Highway in Suwanee.

“Goose Bumps! The Science of Fear,” Atlanta. Sept. 27-Jan. 4. Fernbank Museum, 767 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta. Free with museum admission. Adults $18, students and seniors $17, children ages 3-12 $16, free for children ages two and under.

Foxfire Mountaineer Festival, Rabun Gap. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 4. Rabun County Civic Center/Clayton City Hall Complex, Ga. 76 West, Clayton. Featuring old-fashioned fun, food, crafts and music. $5 per person; up to 5 children per family free. 706-746-5828,,

Sautee Jamboree 2014, Sautee Nacoochee. Noon to midnight, Oct. 4. Sautee Nacoochee Community Center, 283 Ga. 255 N, Sautee Nacoochee. Adults $30, students $20, children younger than 12 free. 706-878-3300,

Lake Lanier Auto Show, Buford. Oct. 11. Lake Lanier Islands, 7000 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford. 770-904-1421,


Craft of the Week. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Interactive Neighborhood for Kids, 999 Chestnut St. SE, Gainesville. $1 with admission to museum; INK members free. 770-536-1900,

Home School Day. First Tuesday of every month. Interactive Neighborhood for Kids, 999 Chestnut St. SE, Gainesville. Half-price admission for all homeschoolers. 770-536-1900,

Story times, Hall County. Children can listen to stories, sometimes read by special guests. Various days and times at libraries in the Hall County Library System. Free.

“Family Fun Night in the Pools,” Gainesville. 6 p.m. every third Saturday. YMCA aquatic center, J. A. Walters Family YMCA, 2455 Howard Road, Gainesville. $10. 770-297-9622,


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