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Arts events
For the week of July 29-Aug. 4
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This week

Craft fair artists wanted, Gainesville. Hosted by the Rho Eta chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. 1-4 p.m. Sept. 18, Brenau University Amphitheatre, Prior Street, Gainesville. Exhibitors now accepted, $25 per booth until Aug. 20; $35 after Aug. 10.

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

Southern Fired Arts Festival, Flowery Branch. Paintings, sculpture, quilts, glass blowing and pottery. Live music. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, downtown Flowery Branch on Main Street. 678-677-3858 or

"Threads of Life," Gainesville. Pastel and oil artist Nancy Swann. Exhibit through Saturday, Inman Perk Coffee Bistro, 102 Washington St., Gainesville. 770-297-6597 or


Folk Fest, Norcross. 17th annual art show and sale. 5-10 p.m. Aug. 20, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 21-22, North Atlanta Trade Center, 1700 Jeurgens Court, Norcross. $15 Friday, $7 Saturday-Sunday. 770-532-1115.


"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

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 Street, Gainesville. Free. 770-503-1638.

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

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.

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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