By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support great journalism.
Etc. events
March 5-11
Placeholder Image

This week

Home & Outdoor Living Show, Lawrenceville. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, Discover Mills food court, 5900 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville. 678-847-5000.

Harlem Globetrotters, Atlanta. 1 p.m. Saturday, Philips Arena,  1 Philips Drive, Atlanta. $21.

Native American flute workshop, Jefferson. Snodon style flute circle meets monthly at Keith Davis' home. Saturday, 5886 Old Pendergrass Road, Jefferson. 770-845-4300 or 

Yoga in Daily Life, Buford. Meditation workshop, 6 p.m. Monday, 4131 Hamilton Mill Road, Buford, $10; "Finding Peace Within," 7 p.m. Tuesday, Bogan Community Center, 2723 N. Bogan Road, Buford. $15; "Mind, Mantra and Meditation," 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Bogan Community Center, 2723 North Bogan Road, Buford. $30. 770-614-2060, 678-482-9604 or

Lunch and Learn series, Braselton. Featuring author Patricia Sprinkle. 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Braselton-West Jackson Library, 132 W. Broadway, Braselton. RSVP required. 678-546-3380. $6, includes lunch.


Consignment sale, Cumming. Children and teen clothing, baby equipment, toys, books and more. 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. and 5-8 p.m. March 12, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. March 13 and 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. March 14. Cumming First United Methodist Church, 770 Canton Highway, Cumming. 770-887-2900.

Gainesville Woman of Distinction luncheon, Gainesville. Honors Frances Mathis; benefits Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia. Former Gov. Zell Miller will give the presentation and Lydia Sartain will be Mistress of Ceremonies. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. March 12, Gainesville First United Methodist Church, 2780 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville. $40; reservations required. 770-536-8656.

Book signing, Oakwood. Gloria Stargel will sign "My Anchor Holds  The Difference Jesus Makes." 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. March 13, United Community Bank, 3785 Mundy Mill Road, Oakwood.

Contra dance, Sautee. Potluck dinner, 6:30-7:30 p.m.; introductory lesson, 7:30-8 p.m.; dance with music by the Cage Free String Band, 8-11 p.m. March 14. Diane Silver will be calling. $7 adults and SNCA members, $8 students, $4 children, ages 7 and younger free with a supervising adult. Sautee Nacoochee Center Gym, Ga. 255, Sautee. 706-878-3300.

Celebration Banquet fundraiser, Gainesville. Benefits Gainesville Care Center; fFeaturing guest speaker Cal Thomas. 6:45-8:45 p.m. March 17, Gainesville First Baptist Church, 751 Green St. NW, Gainesville. 770-535-1413. $30 or $250 for table of eight.

Taste of the Vine  Toasting the Future, Gainesville. Wine tasting, music and silent auction. 6 to 8 p.m. March 19, Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. $35. 770-297-1222 or

Wine Highway Weekend, Northeast Georgia. Progressive tasting at North Georgia's farm wineries and affiliates. March 21 and 22. $20, collected at first winery visited.

Atlanta Pen Show, Atlanta. See different styles of vintage and modern pens. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 21-22, Crowne Plaza Hotal Atlanta Perimeter NW, 6345 Powers Ferry Road, Atlanta. 770-955-1700. $7, children younger than 12 free with adult.  

Paula Poundstone, Athens. 9 p.m. March 26, Classic Center, 300 N. Thomas, St., Athens. 706-357-4506. $10-$40.


"Key Ingredients: America by Food," Dahlonega. The Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit featuring food-themed art and interactive exhibits. Through April 11, Library Technology Center, North Georgia College & State University, 82 College Circle, Dahlonega. Free. Appalachian Studies Center or 706-864-1540.