New Year's dance, Gainesville. Impact will perform. Party favors and champagne. 6 p.m. Friday to 1 a.m. Saturday, American Legion Post 7, 2343 Riverside Drive, Gainesville. $15 singles; $25 couples. 770-534-7091, 770-869-7941 or email@example.com.
New Year's Eve Chicken Drop, Gainesville. Benefits the Humane Society of Northeast Georgia. Balloon drop with prizes, dancing, cash bar, door prizes, champagne toast at midnight. Breakfast buffet. 8 p.m. Friday to 2 a.m. Saturday, Gainesville Civic Center, 830 Green St., Gainesville. $55 per person; $100 per couple. $425 for a table of eight, $500 for a VIP table with champagne. $65 per person at the door. 770-531-2394 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Year's Eve Benefit Bash, Gainesville. Benefits the Ride for Gary. Live entertainment, unicycle exhibition, door prizes, guitar raffle, food, dessert and drinks. 7 p.m. Friday, Gainesville Inn & Suites, 726 Jesse Jewel Pkwy., Gainesville. $50 in advance, $65 at the door. For more information, call 770-896-2375 before 6 p.m. or or e-mail email@example.com.
Certified KCBS Judging Classes, Young Harris. Learn how to judge barbecue competitions. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 29, Brasstown Valley Resort, 6321 U.S. 76, Young Harris. Preregistration required. 706-379-4606 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall and Larry the Cable Guy, Atlanta. 8 p.m. Jan. 29, Philips Arena, 1 Philips Drive, Atlanta. $69.85-$80.10.
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 email@example.com
Old-fashioned square dance, Hiawassee. 7 p.m. Mondays. Senior Center, 48 River St., Hiawassee. Free. 706-896-1060 or firstname.lastname@example.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.