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July 24-31

POSTED: July 24, 2014 1:00 a.m.


Community Contra Dance, Sautee Nacoochee. 7:30-11 p.m. July 26. Sautee Nacoochee Center, 283 Ga. 255 N, Sautee Nacoochee. Music by Free Association. Adults $9, SNCA members $7, students $5. 706-754-3254,

Adult summer reading program, Hall County. Through July 26. All branches of the Hall County Library System.

2014 Wine Cruise Series, Buford. Set sail at 2 p.m., dock at 5 p.m. July 27. 7000 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford. $60 per person, $110 per couple. 770-945-8787.


Pottery classes, Helen. 1-4 p.m. July 31 through Sept. 4. Helen Arts & Heritage Center, 25 Chattahoochee Strasse, Helen. $150 plus $25 supply fee. 706-348-7673.

Connie Gerdts’ Collage Class, Helen. 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. July 31 through Aug. 1. Helen Arts and Heritage Center, 25 Chattahoochee Strasse, Helen.

Big Elvis Festival and ETA Competition, Cornelia. 1 p.m. Aug. 2. Grant Reeves VFW Post 7720, 423 VFW Post Road, Cornelia. VIP tickets $20, general admission $15. 706-499-1370.

James Gregory, Gainesville. 7:30-10:30 p.m. Aug. 2. John S. Burd Center for Performing Arts, 429 Academy St. NE, Gainesville. Ticket prices to be determined.

The Holly Gala, Dahlonega. 6 p.m., Aug. 9. Holly Theater, 69 W. Main St., Dahlonega. Adults $45, Couples $80. 706-864-3759,

“Railroads of Northeast Georgia,” Gainesville. 7 p.m. Aug. 12. Northeast Georgia History Center, 322 Academy St., Gainesville. Nonmembers $3, members free.,, 770-297-5900.

Seventh annual Gala for Hope and Healing, Gainesville. 7-11 p.m. Aug. 16. Robson Event Center, 310 Broad St. SW, Gainesville. $75 per person or 8 tickets for $1,000. 770-532-6530.

Dawsonville Music and Beer Festival, Dawsonville. Friday 6-11:30 p.m. and Saturday 1-11:30 p.m., August 22-23. Behind the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame, 415 Ga. 53 E, Dawsonville. Free. 678-943-0632.

Paula Deen, Atlanta. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 26. Woodruff Arts Center, 1280 Peachtree St., Atlanta., 800-653-8000

Folk Pottery Show and Sale, Sautee Nacoochee. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 30. Folk Pottery Museum of Northeast Georgia, 283 Ga. 255, Sautee Nacoochee. Free., 706-878-3300.


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.

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.

Zumba, Flowery Branch. 4:20-5:20 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Mulberry Creek Community Center, 4491 J.M. Turk Road, Flowery Branch. $20 for 4 classes, $40 for 8 classes, $6 for walk-ins.

Zumba, Gainesville. 7-8 p.m. Tuesdays, 9-10 a.m. Thursdays. North Hall Community Center, 4175 Nopone Road, Gainesville. $5 per class. 770-535-8280.

Yoga, Gainesville. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays. North Hall Community Center, 4175 Nopone Road, Gainesville. $8 per class. 770-532-8280.

Active Generation, Gainesville. 10-11 a.m. Tuesdays. Game Room, North Hall Community Center, 4175 Nopone Road, Gainesville. Play cards or dominoes. Members free, nonmembers $1. 770-532-8280.

American Business Women’s Association, Gainesville. 6 p.m. fourth Tuesday each month. Recess Sern 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 p.m. to 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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