Little Black Dress Party, Gainesville. For brides and their wedding party. Benefits Brides Against Breast Cancer. Food by Luna's, local wedding and event professionals for bridal consultations. Limited space; reservations recommended. 6-10 p.m. today, Luna's Restaurant, downtown Gainesville square. $15. 770-654-9789 or email@example.com.
World Race Women's Conference, Dawsonville. Learn how to get started if you want to work in missions. 7-9:30 p.m. Friday, Christ Fellowship at The Father's House, 139 Hightower Parkway, Suite 100, Dawsonville. Child care $5 per family. Registration required. 404-630-9446.
2010 Rabies & Wellness Clinic, Buford. Puppies and kittens must be at least 3 months old for rabies vaccinations. All pets must be in a carrier or on a leash. Humane Society of Northeast Georgia. 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, BB&T, Friendship Road, Buford. $10 per rabies shot, $20 per microchip. No flea dips available at this event. 770-532-6617 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Living With Your Airplane," Lawrenceville. Mike Ciochetti, owner of Heaven's Landing, a community with a runway, will speak. Breakfast, 8 a.m.; program, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Briscoe Field, EAA 690 Hangar, 690 Airport Road, Lawrenceville. 404-314-7573 or email@example.com.
Wine Festival Weekend, Dahlonega. Two wine festivals featuring wines from several North Georgia wineries. Georgia Wine Country Festival, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, Three Sisters Vineyards & Winery, 439 Vineyard Way, Dahlonega. $20 for visitors age 21 and older, $10 for designated drivers and ages 13 and older, free for children age 12 and younger; 2010 Georgia Fine Wine Festival, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Blackstock Vineyards and Winery, 5400 Town Creek Road, Dahlonega. $35 admission; $50 two-day pass.
Ballroom Dancing, Gainesville. Lanier Dance Club. Learn the Waltz, Foxtrot, Latin, Swing, Shag, Hustle and Country/Western dances. Lessons, 6:30 p.m.; dance, 7:30 p.m. Monday, Gainesville Civic Center, 830 Green St. NE, Gainesville. $10 per person. 770-845-4463.
"Canning & Freezing," Gainesville. Debbie Wilburn will teach how to can, freeze and dry foods, plus how to make jelly and pickles. Noon-2 p.m. Wednesday, Main Branch of the Hall County library, 127 Main St., Gainesville. $3. Preregister by Monday. 770-532-3311, ext. 114.
Butterflies by the Lake, Gainesville. Butterfly release, butterfly gardening plant sale, kids activities and giveaways. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 12, Laurel Park, 3100 Old Cleveland Highway, Gainesville. Butterflies $6 each for release. 770-532-2066, ext. 21 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Veteran's Car Show, Gainesville. Concessions available. 8 a.m. to noon June 19, American Legion Post 7, 2348 Riverside Drive, Gainesville. $20 to show a car. 770-356-4752 or 770-718-7676.
Northeast Georgia Writers Conferences, Gainesville. Aug. 4, Amy Wallace; Oct. 6, Sandra Brim. Workshops are 1-3 p.m. at Peach State Bank, third floor, 325 Washington St., Gainesville. Free for members; $25 preregistration required for nonmembers. No registration at the door. 770-297-0680 or email@example.com.
OngoingAmerican Business Women's Association, Gainesville. 6 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month, Ryan's Family Steakhouse, 2415 Browns Bridge Road, Gainesville. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Old-fashioned square dance, Hiawassee. 7 p.m. Mondays. Senior Center, 48 River St., Hiawassee. Free. 706-896-1060 or email@example.com.
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.