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Arts events
For the week of Nov. 12-18
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This week

Wood sculptor, Buford. Featured artist Nedra Palmer. 6:30-10 p.m. Friday, Ba Ba Lou's Gallery, 36B E. Main St., Buford. 

Kiln openings, Clarkesville. Watch potters Cindy Angliss and Benjamin McElhany take new work from the kiln or get a studio tour. Tasha Biggers will demonstrate wheel throwing 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday; kiln openings 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, noon to 6 p.m. Sunday and Dec. 4-6. Hickory Flat Pottery, 13664 Ga. 197 N, Clarkesville. 706-947-0030 or cindy@hickoryflatpottery.com.

Northeast Georgia Arts Tour, North Georgia counties. Demonstrating artists, art for sale. 1-5 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday, 35 locations in Northeast Georgia. Look for yellow "Art Zone" or "Art Tour" signs. Download locations and information on self-guided tour at www.artstour.org.

Quilt show, Cleveland. The Gold Rush Quilters' Guild of North Georgia. Traditional and contemporary quilts for sale. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday-Saturday, White County Historical Court House, downtown Cleveland square. Free.

Weekend Art Extravaganza, Sautee. Demonstrating artists and exhibitions. Patty Workman, Antonia Reed, Patrice Young, Rex Hogan, Suzanne Ziccardi and Denise Hopkins will demonstrate; John Kollock will sign books. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Sautee Nacoochee Center, 283 Ga. 255 N., Sautee. 706-878-3300.

Watercolor workshop, Gainesville. Ellene Breedlove Davis will teach color, composition, brush strokes. Supplies included. Preregistration required. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Blackshear Place Library, 2927 Atlanta Highway, Gainesville. $35. Registration due by Monday. 770-532-3311, ext. 151.

An Artistic Discovery, Oakwood. 2010 Congressional Art Competition for the Honorable Nathan Deal's Georgia 9th District High Schools. Reception 5:30 p.m. Dec. 3; exhibit Monday-Dec. 3, Roy C. Moore Art Gallery, Gainesville State College, 3820 Mundy Mill Road, Oakwood. Free. 678-717-3707.

Georgia Artists with Disabilities art exhibit, Gainesville. Work from more than 50 disabled Georgia artists. Through Dec. 3, The Arts Council's Smithgall Arts Center, 331 Spring St. SW, Gainesville. Free. 770-534-2787.

Elegance and Strength: Couture Designs by Yukinari Yao, Gainesville. Evening, daywear and kimono designs. Reception, 6 p.m. Nov. 19; show Tuesday-Jan. 17, 2010, John S. Burd Performing Arts Center, 429 Academy St., Gainesville. Free. 770-534-6263.

Ongoing

Art of Fiber, Clarkesville. Fiber art demonstrations, exhibit. Wall hangings, woven rugs, handmade paper, purses, jewelry and fiber animals. Through Dec. 31. Burton Gallery, near the corner of Ga. 197 and Burton Dam Road, Clarkesville. Free. 706-947-1351 or burtongallery@windstream.net.  

"Collaborations," Demorest. Art exhibit. Exhibit through Nov. 22. Scott Meyer, Rick Hirsch, Kenneth Baskin and Virginia Scotchie. Art Gallery, Piedmont College, 165 Central Ave., Demorest. Free.

62nd annual Members Exhibition, Gainesville. Members of the Quinlan Visual Arts Center will show artwork in a variety of media. Through Dec. 6. Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. Free. 770-536-2575.

"Found Objects," Gainesville. Artists Loren Schwerd, Donna Mintz and Pam Longobardi will display works made from discarded items. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 2-5 p.m. Sunday through Dec. 11. Brenau University, Simmons Visual Arts Center, 200 Boulevard, Gainesville. Free. 770-534-6263.

Cleveland Arts Instruction Series, Cleveland. Yonah Art Guild. Various dates and media. For more information, contact Donna at 706-969-1446 or donnareadfeather@hotmail.com.

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.

Folk Pottery display, Sautee. A 4-gallon jar on loan from the High Museum of Art, considered the oldest known piece of folk pottery from Northeast Georgia, will be on display through December. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, 1-5 p.m. Sundays. Folk Pottery Museum of Northeast Georgia, 283 Ga. 255 N., Sautee. $5 adults, $4 seniors, $2 children. 706-878-3300.

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