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Arts events
For the week of Sept. 9-15
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Metro Montage X, Marietta. Georgia artists including enamel artist Heidi Bowman. Through Saturday, Marietta-Cobb Museum of Art, 30 Atlanta St. SE, Marietta. $5 students and seniors, $8 adults, free for kids age 5 and younger. 770-528-1444.

Amateur Photography Contest, Dawsonville. Photographs must be taken at Cedar Hill Enrichment Center. Photos of people, gardens, plants and landscapes accepted. Entries accepted Saturday-Sept. 18. Entry forms can be printed online or mailed to Cedar Hill Enrichment Center, 6625 Ga. 53 E, Dawsonville.

Silent auction to benefit Challenged Child and Friends, Gainesville. Through 4 p.m. Sept. 18. Paintings, Gallerie 110, 110 Washington St. NW, Gainesville; painted miniature lamps, Frames You-Nique, downtown Gainesville square. Free to attend; auction items have minimum bids. 678-936-5153.

“Dear Lemon Lima,” Gainesville. Film. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 16, The Arts Council Smithgall Arts Center, 331 Spring St., Gainesville. 770-534-2787 or www.theartscouncil.net.

Art in the Square, Gainesville. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 18, downtown Gainesville square. 770-718-7586 or 770-965-3340.

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Craft fair artists wanted, Gainesville. Hosted by the Rho Eta chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. 1-4 p.m. Sept. 18, Brenau University amphitheater, Prior Street, Gainesville. Craft booths $35. kspence@tiger.brenau.edu.

Stanley Bermudez art exhibit, Gainesville. Venezuelan artist. Exhibit through Sept. 20; artist meet and greet, 10:30-11:45 a.m. Sept. 18, Inman Perk Coffee House, 102 Washington St. NW, Gainesville. 678-971-8091.

Arie Meaders exhibit, Sautee. Pottery by Meaders, the mother of famed folk potter Lanier Meaders. 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.

"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.

"2010 Southern Printmaking Biennale V," Dahlonega. Prints from print-makers throughout the country. Through Oct. 1, Bob Owens Art Gallery, 315 Hoag Student Center, Dahlonega. Free. 706-867-2746 or ajpozzi@northgeorgia.edu.

Opening reception, Gainesville. 2010 Georgia Watercolor Society Members' Exhibition and photography exhibitions including "The World Around Me" by Bob S. Safford; "Amalgam" by Richard and Jill Ediger and "Colors of the World" by Pamela A. Keene. Through Oct. 9, Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. Free. 770-536-2575.

Dahlonega Artist Marketplace, Dahlonega. Dahlonega Arts Council. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays 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 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.

Sew-In, Clarkesville. Mountain Laurel Quilters' Guild. Bring your sewing machine and help make quilts for charity. 1 p.m. Tuesday, with lunch at noon; Clarkesville United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 1131 Washington St., Clarkesville. 706-778-5944. 

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