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Outdoors events
For the week of Oct. 29-Nov. 4
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This week

Four counties ride, Cumming. More than 50 miles. Hilly. Chicken City Cyclists. No ride in precipitation or if temperature is predicted to be less than 45 degrees. 10 a.m. Saturday, meet at Sawnee Elementary School, 1616 Canton Highway, Cumming. Free. 770-534-7075 or

Race for More Space, Cleveland. Benefits the Woodlands Camp. 5K, 10K mountain bike race and fall festival. Saturday, Woodlands Camp, 1248 Old Blue Creek Road, Cleveland. $25 for 5K trail run; $30 for 10K mountain bike race. 864-270-0280.

Full Moon Suspension Bridge Hike, Tallulah Falls. Hike by the light of the moon and learn how animals use sensory awareness. Preregister. 5-7 p.m. Sunday, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Monday, Tallulah Gorge State Park, 338 Jane Hurt Yarn Drive, Tallulah Falls. 706-754-7981.


Gainesville Action Ministries 9th Annual Golf Tournament, Gainesville. Benefits Gainesville Action Ministries. Registration, 11 a.m.; tee-off, noon Nov. 5, Chicopee Woods Golf Course, Gainesville. $100. 770-531-0144.  

Race Against Domestic Violence, Dahlonega. 5K. Benefits No One Alone. Run/walk at 9 a.m. Nov. 7, Cottrell Cattle Ranch, 170 Garnet School Road, Dahlonega. Preregistration before Saturday, $20; day of event registration, $25; $15 students. 706-864-1306, ext. 6.

Bike ride, Helen. Hilly 50-mile loop. Lunch at La La's at Tanglewood after ride. Chicken City Cyclists. 10 a.m. Nov. 7, meet at La La's at Tanglewood, 3318 Ga. 356, Helen. Free. 770-534-7075 or

Nature Photography, Cumming. Forsyth County Master Gardeners. Learn how to use camera equipment to capture nature's beauty. 1-2:30 p.m. Nov. 7, Forsyth County Public Library, 585 Dahlonega Road, Cumming. Free. 770-887-2418.

Bike ride, Cleveland. Moderate ride, more than 40 miles. Chicken City Cyclists. 10 a.m. Nov. 14, meet at Dewberry Church, intersection of Clarks Bridge Road and Glade Farm Road, Gainesville. Free. 770-534-7075 or


ISI Cycling ride, Gainesville. Three group rides with varying speeds and distances. No ride if in rain or if temperature is below 32 F. 7:15 a.m. Saturdays, Corinth Baptist Church, 3590 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville. Free. 678-231-0417.

Hall County Farmers Market, Gainesville. 6 a.m. Tuesdays and 7 a.m. Saturdays, corner of East Crescent Drive and Jesse Jewell Parkway, near U.S. 985 Exit 24, Gainesville. $10 to join market, $5 per day to sell. 770-531-6988.

Hoschton Farmers Market, Hoschton. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays through Dec. 19, Towne Center Shopping Center, Hoschton. Dan Graves, 770-861-7232.

Dahlonega Farmers Market, Dahlonega. 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesdays and Saturdays through Nov. 7, Hancock Park off the downtown Dahlonega square. 706-864-6133.