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For the week of June 17-23
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This week

History Days Antique Show and Estate Sale, Gainesville. Preview party with music, hors d'oeuvres and advance appraisals, 6 p.m. Friday; sale with food available for purchase, antique dealers and estate items sold by the History Center, 10 a.m. Saturday, Northeast Georgia History Center, 322 Academy St., Gainesville. 770-297-5900.

Veteran's Car Show, Gainesville. Concessions available. 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, American Legion Post 7, 2348 Riverside Drive, Gainesville. $20 to show a car. 770-356-4752 or 770-718-7676.

Sautee Nacoochee Vineyards Swinging in the Vines, Sautee. Live music by Alan Davis, wine tastings and light hors d'oeuvres. 2-6 p.m. Saturday, tasting room of Sautee Nacoochee Vineyards, Nacoochee Crossing, intersection of Ga. 17 and Ga. 255 in Sautee. 706-878-1056 or 706-878-0542.

Grill & Chill, Dahlonega. Kurtis Jones and Tommy Preston will perform. Grilled steak, shrimp and chicken kabobs, side dishes and brownies available. $14.95 for food; $5-$9 for wine by the glass. Wine tasting $12 for eight tastings and a take-home glass. No reservations needed. Saturday and Sunday, Blackstock Vineyards, 5400 Town Creek Road, Dahlonega. 706-219-2789.


Buck-A-Book Sale, Gainesville. Books, DVDs and CDs. June 26 and 27, Unity of Gainesville Church, 3361 Clarks Bridge Road, Gainesville. $1 each. 770-534-0949.

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


American 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

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

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.