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For the week of Jan. 1-7
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Fax: 770-532-0457
Mail: P.O. Box 838, Gainesville, GA 30503

The deadline to have your event listed in Get Out is one week prior to publication.

This week

Auction, Flowery Branch. 10 a.m. today, Flowery Branch Antiques, 5540 Atlanta Highway, Flowery Branch. Free. 770-967-9080. 

Large dog adoption, Flowery Branch. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, PetSmart, 5873 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch. Humane Society of Hall or 770-532-6617.

Pancake breakfast, Gainesville. Wear pajamas or comfortable clothes. 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Hall County Parks and Leisure Services, 1086 Rainey St., Gainesville. 700-535-8280.


Kitty Kindergarten, Gainesville. Training for cat owners. 10:30 a.m. Jan. 10, Humane Society of Hall County, 845 W. Ridge Road, Gainesville. $3. 770-532-6617.

Contra Dance, Sautee. The Blue Ridge Rounders will perform. Becky Walker will call the dances. Potluck supper, 6:30 p.m.; lesson, 7:30 p.m.; dance, 8 to 11 p.m. Jan. 10, Sautee Nacoochee Center gym, 283 Ga. 255 N., Sautee. $8 adults, $7 SNCA members, $4 students. Free for children age 8 and younger with a supervising adult. 706-754-3254.

Ham radio licensing classes, Gainesville. Jan. 10, 17 and 24, Chattahoochee Baptist Association building, 1220 McEver Road, Gainesville. $35, preregistration required. Lanierland Amateur Radio Club or 770-967-4397.

Hoopdance workshop, Athens. Learn basic hoop dance moves. 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Jan. 11, 18 and 25. Canopy Studio, 160 Tracy St., Athens. $25 per day or $60 for three sessions. 706-549-8501 or

Manners and More, Gainesville. Dog behavioral classes with Tracey Schowalter of Puppy Adept. Six-week course beginning 6:15 p.m. Jan. 13, Humane Society of Hall County, 845 W. Ridge Road, Gainesville. $110, $82.50 for dogs with proof of adoption. 770-532-6617.

"Dancing White Stallions," Gainesville. Lipizzaner stallions. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 13 and 14, Georgia Mountains Center, 301 Main St. SW, Gainesville. Adults $22.50, seniors age 60 and older and children age 12 and younger $20.50. 770-534-8420.

Atlanta Boat Show, Atlanta. See boats, personal watercraft and marine accessories, attend boating and fishing seminars and kids' activities. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Jan. 14-16, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Jan. 17 and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Jan. 18, Georgia World Congress Center, 285 Andrew Young International Blvd. NE, Atlanta. Adults $9, $5 ages 13-15, free for children age 12 and younger. Opening day, tickets $5 for all ages. 954-441-3220.

Inauguration Celebration, Gainesville. Watch the televised Inauguration Ceremony for President-elect Barack Obama. Noon Jan. 20, meeting room, Hall County Library main branch, 127 Main St. NW, Gainesville. 770-532-3311.

Dancing with the Stars tour, Duluth. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25, Arena at Gwinnett Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth. $68-$128. Ticketmaster. 

Night of Laughter, Gainesville. Benefits Habitat for Humanity's Hall County Habitat High. Featuring comedians Jerry Farber and Johnny Porazzo. Build-a-taco and beverages. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 29, Grove Street Station, 610 Grove St., Gainesville. $50 per person. Reservations required. 678-450-5998.

"How to Save on Your Food Bill," Gainesville. County Extension Agent Debbie Wilburn will explain how to save on groceries without sacrificing food quality. 1 p.m. Jan. 29, Hall County Library main branch, 127 Main St. NW, Gainesville. Free. 770-532-3311 or


Sautee Seniors at the Center, Sautee. Covered dish lunch. Bring your own utensils; water and coffee provided. First Tuesday of each month, Sautee Nacoochee Center, 283 Ga. 255, Sautee. 706-878-3300.

Funny Fridays, Lawrenceville. 7:30 and 10 p.m. Fridays, Discovery Point Studio Theatre, Aurora Theatre, 128 Pike St., Lawrenceville. $15. 678-226-6222.

Martinis & IMAX, Atlanta. Martinis, dinner options and special IMAX film screenings. 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Fridays, Fernbank Museum of Natural History, 767 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta. Reservations recommended. $15 admission includes film ticket. Those not seeing a film can enter for $7 cover charge. 404-929-6400.

Thursday Book Club, Gainesville. “Infidel” by Ayaan Hirsi Ali. Second Thursday of each month. Hall County Library Main Branch, 127 Main St. NE, Gainesville. Free; registration recommended. 770-532-3311, ext. 116.