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Outdoors events
For the week of Sept. 2-8
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Bike ride, Maysville. More than 35 miles. Chicken City Cyclists. 9 a.m. Saturday, leaves from the railroad tracks across from The Fat Finch Cafe, 9169 Ga. 52, Maysville. 770-534-7075 or unnoldl@charter.net.

Holiday Floor Gorge Hike, Tallulah Falls. Hike from the rim of Tallulah Gorge to the Tallulah River, and learn about the gorge's unique environments. Wear hiking shoes. No flip-flops or Crocs. Strenuous hike. You will get wet. Bring lunch and water. For ages 10 and older. Preregister. 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Monday, Tallulah Gorge State Park, 338 Jane Hurt Yarn Drive, Tallulah Falls. $5 hike; $5 parking. 706-754-7981.

Upcoming

Fishing Tournament, Gainesville. Marble Hill Lodge #207. Door prizes, food and a raffle. Sept. 25, Little Hall Park, off Ga. 53 on Little Hall Road, Gainesville. $65 per boat; $10 additional charge per boat for big fish. 678-314-1329 or miklefoster@yahoo.com.

The Heart Walk, Gainesville. Benefits the American Heart Association. Activities at 9 a.m. Sept. 25; walk at 10 a.m., Riverside Military Academy, 2001 Riverside Drive, Gainesville. Register online. 770-612-6050 or christy.eager@heart.org.

Ongoing

Come Try It, Gainesville. Try canoeing or kayaking on Lake Lanier. Basic instruction, paddle and life jacket provided. Must be at least 18 years old to participate, or accompanied by an adult. 1-6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays May-September, Lake Lanier Olympic Venue, 3105 Clarks Bridge Road, Gainesville. $15. 770-287-7888.

The Spout Springs Library Farmers Market, Flowery Branch. 4-7 p.m. or when produce sells out Thursdays, Spout Springs Library, 6488 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch. sslfarmersmarket@gmail.com.

Sunshine Seniors Fruit & Veggie Stand, Gainesville. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday and Friday of each week, Hall County Health Department, 1290 Athens St., Gainesville.  

The Historic Downtown Gainesville Market on the Square, Gainesville. Farmers market with plants, herbs, honey, bread and local produce. 2:30-6:30 p.m. Fridays, downtown Gainesville in the parking lot at the intersection of Main and Spring streets. 678-943-4442 or steve@hallfarmers.org.  

Hall County Farmers Market, Gainesville. 6:30 a.m. to sellout Tuesdays and 7:30 a.m. to sellout Saturdays, Hall County Farmers Market, Jesse Jewell Parkway and East Crescent Drive, just off Interstate 985 at Exit 24. 770-535-8293.

Dahlonega Farmers Market, Dahlonega. 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 30, downtown Dahlonega.

Suwanee Farmers Market, Suwanee. 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays and 4-7 p.m. Tuesdays through Oct. 12, Town Center Park, Suwanee. 770-945-8996.

Triathlon Club, Gainesville. No experience necessary. Meets 7 p.m. second Tuesdays, Fit 2 Tri Store, 1292 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville. 770-712-9129 or fit2tri@gmail.com.

Chicken City Cyclists ride, Gainesville. 6 p.m. Wednesdays, meet at Frances Meadows Aquatic Center, 1545 Community Way, Gainesville. 770-534-7075 or unnoldl@charter.net

ISI Cycling ride, Gainesville. No ride in rain. 6 p.m. Thursdays, Dewberry Baptist Church, 4616 Clarks Bridge Road, Gainesville. Free. 678-231-0417.

ISI Cycling ride, Gainesville. Three group rides varying in distance from 15 to 60 miles. No ride in rain. 7 a.m. Saturdays, Corinth Baptist Church, 3590 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville. Free. 678-231-0417. 

ISI Cycling ride, Gainesville. 35- to 50-mile ride. No ride in rain. 1 p.m. Sundays, Kroger Shopping Center, 3630 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville. 678-231-0417.

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