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Outdoors events

Oct. 16-23

POSTED: October 16, 2014 1:00 a.m.


“Bringing Nature Home,” Gainesville. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 18. Brenau Downtown Center, 301 Main St. SW, Gainesville. Hall County Master Gardener event featuring Dr. Doug Tallamy. $20.

“Tales on the Trail,” Gainesville. 10:30-11:45 a.m. through Oct. 22, second and fourth Wednesdays of every month. Elachee Nature Science Center, 2125 Elachee Drive, Gainesville. Designed for 2- to 4-year-olds. Must reserve a spot. Free. 770-535-1976,


Phil Niekro Golf Classic, Braselton. 8 a.m. Oct. 23. Chateau Elan Winery and Resort, 100 Rue Charlemagne Drive, Braselton. $250-$3000. 770-287-2693.

Ghost Walk. 6–8 p.m. Oct. 24-25. Northeast Georgia History Center, 322 Academy St. NE, Gainesville. Departures scheduled every 20 minutes. Stops at seven ghostly locations on and near the Brenau campus. Must be 10 years of age or older. $10 for members, $12 for nonmembers. 770-297-5900,

Night of the Zipping Dead, Helen. 7 p.m. Nov. 1. 7019 S. Main St., Helen. $30-$65. 706-878-9477,

Garden Lights, Holiday Nights, Atlanta. Nov. 15 through Jan. 3. Atlanta Botanical Gardens, 1345 Piedmont Ave. NE, Atlanta. Tickets available online or by phone Oct. 15. 404-591-1550,


Historical hikes, Gainesville. 1-4 p.m. Thursdays in October. Elachee Nature Science Center, 2125 Elachee Drive, Gainesville. $60 for series. 770-535-1976,

Senior softball, Gainesville. 9-11 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday mornings. Lanier Point Park, 1579 Lee Waldrip Drive, Gainesville. Free. 770-287-0208.

Volunteer Trail Crew Work Days, Gainesville. Saturdays monthly. Elachee Nature Science Center, 2125 Elachee Drive, Gainesville. Children ages 8-18 must be accompanied by an adult. 770-535-1976,

“Stars Over Elachee,” Gainesville. Fridays, Saturdays and/or Sundays at dusk, spring-fall. Elachee Nature Science Center, 2125 Elachee Drive, Gainesville. 8 years old and older. Must reserve a spot. Adults $10, children through age 12 $5, members free. 770-535-1976.

Lake Lanier Rowing Club rowing classes, Gainesville. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Clarks Bridge Park, 3105 Clarks Bridge Road, Gainesville. $100.,,, 770-287-0077, 770-540-7144.


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