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Etc. events

Sept. 18-25

POSTED: September 18, 2014 1:00 a.m.


“Giving Goes Glam,” Dawsonville. 11 a.m. Sept. 20. Fellowship Hall of the First Baptist Church, 900 Ga. 9 N, Dawsonville. Dawsonville Dawson County Woman’s Club annual luncheon. $30.

Recovery month celebration, Gainesville. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 20. Laurel Park, 3100 Old Cleveland Highway, Gainesville. Free. 404-938-9755.

Friends of the Hall County Library used book sale, Gainesville. 9-4 p.m. Sept. 20 and 1-4 p.m. Sept. 21. Hall County Library Gainesville branch, 127 Main St. NW, Gainesville. 770-945-3587,

Second annual Victorian Tea program: “Naughty Women, Lovely Tea,” Jefferson. 4-6 p.m. Sept. 20. The Crawford Long Museum, 28 College St., Jefferson. $20 for members; $25 for nonmembers. 706-367-5307.


Hall County Master Gardener Fall Garden Expo, Gainesville. 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 27. Chicopee Woods Agricultural Center, 1855 Calvary Church Road, Gainesville. Adults $2. 770-535-8291,

Fifth Annual Cars for a Cure, Lula. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 20, 4336 Cornelia Highway, Lula. $20 per vehicle with funds benefitting Hall County Relay For Life. 678-316-3109

Northeast Georgia Writers Memoir Interactive Workshop, Gainesville. 1-3 p.m. Oct. 1. Peach State Bank & Trust, 325 Washington St., Gainesville. Led by award-winning author Martha Ezzard. Free. 678-482-0738,

Yoga for Everyday Life!, Helen. Six-week workshop. 10:30 a.m. to noon, Wednesdays Oct. 1-22. The Helen Arts Center, 25 Chattahoochee Strasse, Helen. 706-878-3933,

Gainesville High School 2014 Homecoming Parade, Gainesville. 5:30 p.m. Oct. 2. Downtown Gainesville square. Free.

Taste of Gainesville, Gainesville. 6-9 p.m. Oct. 4. Lake Lanier Olympic Venue at Clarks Bridge Park, 3105 Clarks Bridge Road, Gainesville. $25 advance; $30 at the door. Children younger than 10 free. 770-287-2648,

Historic Oakland Cemetery’s 35th annual Sunday in the Park, Atlanta. Noon to 6 p.m. Oct. 5. Historic Oakland Cemetery, 248 Oakland Ave. SE, Atlanta. Suggested donation of $5. 404-688-2107,

Giant Book Sale, Gainesville. 5-8 p.m. Oct. 9; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 10-11; noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 12. Old Regions Bank Building, 111 Spring St., Gainesville.

Starlight Adventure Benefit Auction, Oakwood. 6 p.m. Oct. 11. Elachee Nature Science Center, 2125 Elachee Drive, Gainesville. $70. 770-535-1976, Everything under $3 except collectibles.

Unicoi Winefest, Helen. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 1. Historical Hardman Farm House, 143 Ga. 17, Sautee Nacoochee. $30. 706-878-3087.

Paula Deen, Atlanta. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16. Woodruff Arts Center, 1280 Peachtree St., Atlanta., 800-653-8000.


Cocktails in the Garden, Atlanta. 6-10 p.m. Thursdays through September. Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave., Atlanta., 404-876-5859.

Georgia ghost tours, Lawrenceville. 8:30 p.m. every Friday and Saturday through September. Aurora Theatre, 128 E. Pike St., Lawrenceville. Adults $12, children $9., 678-226-6222.

Dahlonega Ghost Walk: Historic Hauntings Tour, Dahlonega. Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. August through November. Dahlonega. Adults $10, children $5. 706-482-8795,

Haunted Dahlonega: Spirits, Legends & Lore, Dahlonega. Saturdays at 7 p.m. August through November. Dahlonega. $10. 706-864-2257,

Square dance plus classes, Flowery Branch. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays. Mulberry Creek Community Center, 4491 J.M. Turk Road, Flowery Branch. Free. 12 years old and older. 770-965-7140.

Farmers market, Norcross. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays. North Atlanta Trade Center, 1700 Jeurgens Court, Norcross., 770-279-9899.

Library chess club, Gainesville. 1-5 p.m. Fridays. Gainesville Library, 127 Main St. NW, Gainesville. All ages and levels welcome. 770-532-3311, ext. 114.

American Business Women’s Association, Gainesville. 6 p.m. fourth Tuesday each month. Recess Southern Gastro-pub, 118 Bradford St. NE, Gainesville. Dinner, speakers, meeting. 770-654-9277,

The Pilot Club, Gainesville. 5:45 p.m. every fourth Thursday. Elk’s Club, 1547 Riverside Drive, Gainesville. 770-532-2528,

Phoenix Rising Veterans’ Drum Circle, Gainesville. 6 -8 p.m. every other Wednesday. American Legion Post No. 7, 2343 Riverside Drive, Gainesville. Drums available to borrow. Bring a lawn chair. Free. 770-561-7070.


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