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Arts events
For the week of April 29-May 5
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This week

Lake Lanier at Gallerie 110, Gainesville. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and Friday, Gallerie 110, 110 Washington St. NW, Gainesville. Free. 678-936-5153.

Nona Stephens, Gainesville. Paintings of the Okefenokee Swamp and coastal Georgia. Through Friday, main branch of the Hall County Library System, 127 Main St., Gainesville. Free.   

Garden Party Mandalas, Gainesville. Ceramic artwork by Marsha Richter. Through Friday, Inman Perk Coffee House, downtown Gainesville square.

Phuc Ngoc Huynh, Gainesville. Spring exhibit. 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily, Saturday-May 31, Inman Perk Bistro, 102 Washington St. NW, Gainesville. Free.

Spring Pottery Show, Cleveland. Tasha Biggers. New glazes and pots, complimentary hors d'oeuvres. Wheel throwing demonstrations, 2-4 p.m. Friday and Saturday; show, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Tasha Biggers Pottery, 557 Tom Bell Road, Cleveland. Free. 706-878-9285.

Gillsville Folk Pottery Festival, Gillsville. Barbecue chicken lunch, hamburgers, hot dogs, popcorn and homemade ice cream; old pottery display, antique car and tractor display, handmade quilt raffle and dog show. Potters exhibiting include Dal Burtchaell, Roger Corn, Joe Craven, Mike Craven, Dewayne Crocker, Stanley Ferguson, Mary Ferguson, Mary Griffin, Wayne Hewell, Benny Ray Holcomb, Jeffrey Standridge and Steve Turpin. Turning demonstrations beginning at 11 a.m.; breakfast 7-10 a.m.; dog show registration at 9:45 a.m.; potters selling work from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Midway United Methodist Church, 6420 Ga. 52, Gillsville. Free to attend.

Athens Indie Craftsravaganza, Athens. Fine artists and crafters. Saturday, corner of Pulaski and Clayton Streets, Athens.

Moonshine Mile, Clarkesville. Galleries, restaurants, studios and antique stores will give out "distillery dollars" with a purchase of $10 or more during the month of April, culminating in a Revenuer's Auction at LaPrade's Marina on Saturday. Along Ga. 197, Clarkesville. Go to the Scenic 197 website for more details.


Mountain Flower Art Festival, Dahlonega. Georgia Mountains Master Gardener Garden Expo, demonstration garden of native plants, wildflower walks, children's activities, arts and crafts booths. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 15, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 16, Hancock Park, one block north of the downtown Dahlonega square. Free.

12 Rivers Art Festival, Sautee. Fine artists and crafters. June 12, Sautee Nacoochee Center campus, 283 Ga. 255 N., Sautee. $150 per booth. 706-878-3300.


Spring Salon 2010, Gainesville. Georgia Art League. Exhibit through May 28, Peach State Bank 3rd floor gallery, 325 Washington St., Gainesville. Free. 678-936-5153 or 770-718-7586.

The Southern Pot, Atlanta. Pottery by Josh Copus, Kim Ellington, Roger Jamison, Daniel Johnston, Mark Hewitt, Michael Kline, Matt Long, Ben Owen and Geoff Pickett. Exhibit through June 12, The Signature Shop & Gallery, 3267 Roswell Road NW, Atlanta. Free. 404-237-4426.

"Winter," Clarkesville. Artists' views of the landscape surrounding the Stovall House. Artists Bill Davidson, James Richards, Debra Nadelhoffer, Mimi Shaw, Keith Burgess, Kate Pendleton, Bill Suttles, Pat Fiorello and Jack Chilton will show work. Exhibit through May 25, Burton Gallery, 150 Burton Dam Road, Clarkesville. 706-947-1351.

"Rain or Shine," Sautee. More than 150 artists. Exhibit through May 23, Sautee Nacoochee Center, 283 Ga. 255 N., Sautee. Free.

"Bird's Nest Invitational," Gainesville. Benefits the Elachee Nature Science Center. Works related to bird's nests or the concept of security and first flights. Through May 29, Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. Free. 770-536-2575.

"Two to Tango: Analogues Works in Clay," Gainesville. Ceramic works by Jennifer Graff. Through May 29, Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. Free. 770-536-2575.

"The Fabric of Women," Gainesville. Atlanta artist Nancy Dusenberry. Through May 29, Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. Free. 770-536-2575. 

Colored Pencil Society Spring Exhibition, Gainesville. Through May 29, Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. Free. 770-536-2575.

Joy of 6 art show, Buford. Presented by Tannery Row Artist Colony. Through May 15. Tannery Row Artist Colony, 554 Main St., Buford. Free. 404-729-1203 or 404-432-1501.

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

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  

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.

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