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Oct. 23-30

POSTED: October 23, 2014 1:00 a.m.


Taste of History: The First Ladies of Georgia, Gainesville. 11:30 a.m. Oct. 23. First Baptist Church, 751 Green St. NW, Gainesville. Sandra Deal will be one of the keynote speakers. 770-297-5900.

Workforce Development Career Coach visit, Gainesville. 9-11 a.m. Oct. 24. Good Samaritan Food Bank, 1220 McEver Road, Gainesville. Coaching for anyone needing assistance searching and/or applying for jobs online, writing a resume and/or cover letter and discerning career interests. 770-538-2727

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,

Helping Hands Foreign Missions 9th Annual “Legacy of Hope” Gala, Gainesville. 6 p.m. Oct. 25. First Baptist Banquet Hall, 751 Green St. NW, Gainesville. $50. 678-765-6999,

The Lanier Shrine Club Parade, Gainesville. 11 a.m. Oct. 25. Green Street, Gainesville. Free. 404-661-3113.

Chattahoochee United Methodist Annual Fall Bazaar, Helen. 9 a.m. Oct. 25. Chattahoochee United Methodist Church, Ga. Alt 75, Helen.


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.

Annual CASAblanca Gala Event, Gainesville. 7-10 p.m. Nov. 8. Chattahoochee Country Club, 3000 Club Drive, Gainesville. Benefit for Hall-Dawson CASA. 770-531-1964,

Missions Market, Gainesville. 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Nov. 9. Gainesville First United Methodist Church, 2780 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville. Free. 770-536-2341.

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


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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