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Arts events
For the week of Nov. 18-24
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This week

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

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

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

"Links," Gainesville. Darryl Pottorf. Through Sunday, 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 Wednesday, The Signature Shop & Gallery, 3267 Roswell Road NW, Atlanta. 404-237-4426.

Upcoming

A Potter's Christmas, Gillsville. Folk pottery and hand made Christmas ornaments by Brittany Williams and Mike Craven. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 3-4, Craven Family Pottery, 6616 Ga. 52, Gillsville. 770-896-1689.

 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.

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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