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Arts events
For the week of Nov. 11-17
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This week

 "Reporter," Oakwood. Arts Council. Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers. Meet the filmmaker at a reception following the screening. 7:30 p.m. today, Education Building, Gainesville State College, 3820 Mundy Mill Road, Oakwood. $7 adults, $5 students and seniors. 770-534-2787.

Northeast Georgia Arts Tour, various locations. Artist demonstrations and work on display including paintings, pottery, jewelry, woodwork, glass, furniture and other media. 1-5 p.m. Friday and Sunday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, various locations in White, Lumpkin, Rabun and Habersham counties. Visit the Arts Tour Web site for details and maps.

"Better Than Ever Holiday Show," Sautee. Friday-Dec. 24; reception, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 19, Center Gallery and Gallery Too, Sautee Nacoochee Center, 283 Ga. 255 N., Sautee. Free. 706-878-3300.

Slotin Auction, Buford. Folk, self-taught and outsider art. 10 a.m. Saturday, noon Sunday, Historic Buford Hall, 112 E. Shadburn Ave., Buford. 770-532-1115 or auctiona@slotinfolkart.com.

Brunch, Helen. Come see the second location for the Georgia Heritage Center for the Arts. Work by  more than 30 artists, demonstrations and food. 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Georgia Heritage Arts and Fine Crafts Gallery, Alpine Village Shoppes, Helen. Free. 706-892-1033.

Mountain Laurel Quilters' Guild meeting, Clarkesville. Budget meeting and sew-in to make donation quilts or work on special projects. Bring sewing machine, notions and lunch. 9 a.m.; meeting at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Clarkesville United Methodist Church fellowship hall, 1131 Washington St., Clarkesville. 706-778-5944.

Ongoing

Art and Antique Festival, Commerce. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. first Saturdays and Sundays. Commerce Crossing, Pottery Factory Drive, Commerce. 706-335-6352.

Toddler Thursdays, Atlanta. Children ages 2-4 can see the High Museum's collections and create their own artwork. No registration required. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. each Thursday, Greene Family Education Center, High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree St., Atlanta. Free with admission. Admission $18; $15 seniors and college students with ID; $11 children age 6-17; free for age 5 and younger and members. 404-733-5000.

Georgia Heritage Arts & Fine Crafts Gallery, Helen. More than 30 artists' work on display; occasional demonstrations. 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday-Monday, Alpine Village Shoppes, Helen. 706-892-1033.

Short Fuses and Long Streets: A Logical Lapse, Gainesville. Works by artists Amanda Hughen and Jennifer Starkweather. Through Nov. 21, Presidents Gallery, Brenau University 500 Washington Street SE, Gainesville.

Festival of the Arts, Gainesville. Various arts events including galleries, concerts and art demonstrations. Through Nov. 21, Grace Episcopal Church, 431 Washington St., Gainesville.

"Links," Gainesville. Darryl Pottorf. Through Nov. 21, Sellars Gallery, Brenau University, 500 Washington St. SE, Gainesville. Free. 770-534-6263 or gallery@brenau.edu.

"Beauty of Wood" and "Nascent Legacy," Atlanta. Wood works and ceramics by Simon Levin and his former apprentices, Kenyon Hansen and Tom Jaszczak. Through Nov. 24, The Signature Shop & Gallery, 3267 Roswell Road NW, Atlanta. 404-237-4426.

The 63rd Annual Members' Exhibition, Gainesville. Works by more than 280 artist members of the Quinlan Visual Arts Center. Through Dec. 4, Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. Free. 770-536-2575.

"An Artistic Discovery: The Congressional Art Competition," Oakwood. Through Dec. 9, Roy C. Moore Art Gallery, Gainesville State College, 3820 Mundy Mill Road, Gainesville. 678-717-3707.

"Dali: The Late Work," Atlanta. Exhibit of work from the last 40 years of Salvador Dali's career. Paintings, jewelry, sculpture, video and various other media. Exhibit through Jan. 9, High Museum of Art, 1288 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. 404-733-5000.

Yonah Art Guild meeting, Cleveland. 6:30 p.m. second Thursday of each month, Hallco Credit Union, 379 E. Kytle St., Cleveland. 706-994-7801 or yonahartguild@yahoo.com.

Arie Meaders exhibit, Sautee. Pottery by Meaders, the mother of famed folk potter Lanier Meaders. Exhibit through Aug. 2011: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, The Folk Pottery Museum of Northeast Georgia, Sautee Nacoochee Center, 283 Ga. 255 N., Sautee. $5 adults, $4 seniors, $2 children. 706-878-3300 or www.folkpotterymuseum.com.

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