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Etc. events
For the week of Oct. 28-Nov. 3
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This week

Spooktacular, Gainesville. Costume contest. 9 a.m. to 1 a.m. Friday-Saturday, Pier 29 on Lanier, Browns Bridge Road, Gainesville. $5. www.pier29onlanier.com.

The Piedmont College Haunted Museum, Demorest. Special tours for younger visitors and kid-friendly activites; adult tours. 8-11 p.m. Friday, Getman-Babcock residence hall, Piedmont College, 165 Central Ave., Demorest. 706-768-2400.

Get Motivated! Business Seminar, Atlanta. Featuring Zig Ziglar, Bill Cosby, Gen. Colin Powell, Steve Forbes, Goldie Hawn, Rudy Giuliani, Rick Belluzzo, Lou Holtz, Gen. Stanley McCrystal and Brian Tracy. 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Monday, Georgia Dome, Atlanta. $1.95 per person in advance, or $9.95 for your entire office; $225 per person at the door. 800-445-2162. 

 Upcoming

Marketplace, Gainesville. Benefits New Horizons North, the long term care facility of Northeast Georgia Health System. More than 70 merchants from throughout the Southeast. Handmade and gift items. Preview party, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Nov. 4; regular hours 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Nov. 5 and 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 6, Gainesville Civic Center, 830 Green St., Gainesville. Preview $40 per person; Marketplace, $5 adults, children age 12 and younger free. 770-219-1830.

Miss Flowery Branch Scholarship Pageant, Flowery Branch. Pageant Nov. 5-6, The Springs Community Church, 6553 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch. $100 entry fee. For ages 3-24. 678-357-7359 or info@fifthrowcenter.com.

Dogwood Forest Holiday Bazaar, Gainesville. Benefits the Alzheimer's Association Memory Walk. Yard sale, baked goods, vendors, face painting and food. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 6, Dogwood Forest, 3315 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville. Free admission. kpittman@trinitylifestylesmanagement.com.

Pancake Breakfast, Gainesville. 7-11 a.m. Nov. 6, Gainesville Masonic Lodge #219, 621 Lakeshore Dr., Gainesville. Includes pancakes, eggs, bacon or sausage, a biscuit and coffee or juice for $5. 678-316-7834 or 770-530-8218.

Book signing, Gainesville. "Of Good and Evil" by Gerald Griffin. Part of Downtown-by-Candlelight. 5-7 p.m. Nov. 18, Frames You-Nique, 104 Main St., Gainesville. 770-532-7074.

Ongoing

American Business Women's Association, Gainesville. 6 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month, Ryan's Family Steakhouse, 2415 Browns Bridge Road, Gainesville. To attend as a guest, call 770-967-3352.

Toastmasters, Gainesville. Improve your public speaking skills. 5:45-6:45 p.m. Mondays. Jacobs Building Room 208, Brenau University, 340 Green St., Gainesville. Free. 678-469-2777 or gainesvilletoastmasters@yahoo.com

Old-fashioned square dance, Hiawassee. 7 p.m. Mondays. Senior Center, 48 River St., Hiawassee. Free. 706-896-1060 or info@townshistory.org.

East Georgia Genealogy Society, Winder. Meets 7 p.m. second Tuesday of each month, Betty Jo Maddox Community Room, The People's Bank Financial Center, 76 Broad St., Winder.

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