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Arts events
For the week of July 15-21
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This week

Mountain Laurel Quilters Guild meeting, Clarkesville. Pat Meinecke will share "A Journey with Quilts." Meinecke is the resident quilter at the John C. Campbell Folk School. Bring your own lunch at noon; program at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Clarkesville United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 1131 Washington St., Clarkesville. 706-778-5944.

World Friendship Silhouette Portraits, Gainesville. Work by Marianne Scott. Exhibit extended through Aug. 30: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, Veterans & Community Outreach Foundation, intersection of Ridge Road and Athens St., Gainesville. Free. 770-503-1638.

Upcoming

Summer Celebration at the Gallerie, Gainesville. New work by gallery artists and live music by saxophonist Brian Ulrich. 5:30-7:30 p.m. July 29, Gallerie 110, 110 Washington St. NW, Gainesville. 678-936-5153.  

Ongoing

"Threads of Life," Gainesville. Pastel and oil artist Nancy Swann. Exhibit through July 31, Inman Perk Coffee Bistro, 102 Washington St., Gainesville. 770-297-6597 or carobu09@charter.net.

"Celebrating Appalachian Life," Sautee. Appalachian arts and crafts including paintings, basketry, wood art, pottery, fiber art, jewelry, glass art and rustic furniture. Through Aug. 15, Sautee Nacoochee Center Gallery and Gallery Too, 283 Ga. 255 N., Sautee. 706-878-3300.

NGCSU Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition, Dahlonega. Exhibit through Aug. 20, Bob Owens Art Gallery, North Georgia College & State University, 315 Hoag Student Center, Dahlonega. Free. 706-867-2832 or ajpozzi@northgeorgia.edu.

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 mailto:yonahartguild@yahoo.com

Dahlonega Artist Marketplace, Dahlonega. Dahlonega Arts Council. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. each Saturday through October, Hancock Park, corner of North Park and Warwick streets, Dahlonega. dahlonegaarts@gmail.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.
Toddler Thursdays, Atlanta. Children age 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.
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