Calendar

Braselton Farmers Market 3 Seasons Monthly Market, Braselton. 3-6 p.m. every third Friday from Sept. to May. Cotton Gin, Davis St., Braselton. www.downtownbraselton.com

Adult coloring club meeting, Braselton. 10:30 a.m. First Thursdays of the month. Braselton Library, 15 Brassie Lane, Braselton. Free. 706-654-1992.

Builders Club meeting, Braselton. 4:30 p.m. Second and fourth Thursdays of the month. Braselton Library, 15 Brassie Lane, Braselton. Free. 706-654-1992.

Gridlife South. Racing and music festival. Aug. 25-27. Road Atlanta, 5300 Winder Highway, Braselton. $25-50 for day pass; $85 for three day pass; camping passes can be purchased for additional fees.

Adoption Angel Lock-in. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 25-26. Humane Society of Northeast Georgia, 845 W. Ridge Road, Gainesville. STreadgill@HSNEGA.org, 770-532-6617.

Basic Shag Lessons. 7-8 p.m. Aug. 24, Aug. 31, Sept. 7 and Sept. 14. First Presbyterian Church gym, 800 S Enota Drive SE, Gainesville. 803-464-9906. $50.

Gears and Beers and “El Tacoman.” 5-9 p.m. Aug. 24 and Aug. 31. Left Nut Brewery, 2100 Atlanta Highway, Gainesville. Mirva@leftnutbrewing.com.

Dancing for a Cause. 7 p.m. Aug. 26. Chattahoochee Country Club, 3000 Club Drive, Gainesville. All4lit@bellsouth.net. Sold out.

Fretting the Foothills. 6-10 p.m. Aug. 26. Braselton Town Green, 9924 Davis St., Braselton. apinnell@braselton.net. Free.

Gainesville’s Water Balloon Festival. Water balloon wars, bouncy houses, food, music and photo booth, hosted by Basan Ministries. Noon to 8 p.m. Aug. 26. Main Street parking lot, 301 Main St. SW, Gainesville. 678-769-7552, lbotello.basanministries@gmail.com.

INK’s 15th Birthday Celebration. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 26. Interactive Neighborhood for Kids, 999 Chestnut St. SE, Gainesville. 770-536-1900. $8.

Michelle Malone. 8-10 p.m. Aug. 26. The Crimson Moon, 24 N. Park St., Dahlonega. crimsonmoonpublicist@gmail.com. $25-30.

Starlight celebration. Music and fireworks. 5:30-8:30 p.m. Aug. 26. University of North Georgia-Gainesville, 3820 Mundy Mill Road, Oakwood. $10-20.

Grand opening. 1-4 p.m. Aug. 27. Barrett’s Baked Goods, 922 Gainesville Highway, Buford. Barrettsbakedgoods@gmail.com. Free.

Nix the Tix Celebration. 5-9 p.m. Aug. 31. Left Nut Brewery, 2100 Atlanta Highway, Gainesville. Mirva@leftnutbrewing.com.

Labor Day Weekend 2017 at Lanier Islands. Noon to 9 p.m. Sept. 1, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sept. 2-3 and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 4. Lanier Islands, 7000 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford. 770-945-8787. $15-41.99.

Whispering Gypsies. Pop and soul. 8-10 p.m. Sept. 1. The Crimson Moon, 24 N. Park St., Dahlonega. 706-864-3982, crimsonmoonpublicist@gmail.com. $10-12.

8th Annual Crush Fest. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 2. Yonah Mountain Vineyards, 1717 Ga. 255 S, Cleveland. 706-878-5522, info@yonahmountainvineyards.com. $15-30.
Boomers Gone Wild. ‘60s and ‘70s hits by full live band. 7-10 p.m. Sept. 3. The Crimson Moon, 24 N. Park St., Dahlonega. 706-864-3982, crimsonmoonpublicist@gmail.com. $9-12.

Drop-in Craft for Adults: Mini 2018 Wall Calendar. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 5-6, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 7 and 10 a.m. to  5 p.m. Sept. 8-9. Hall County Library System, Gainesville Branch, 127 Main St. NW, Gainesville. 770-532-3311, ext. 114, gkoecher@hallcountylibrary.org. Free.

Founder’s Day. Noon to 2 p.m. Sept. 5. The Oaks Limestone, 2560 Flintridge Road, Gainesville. 770-536-3391, khooks@pruitthealth.com. Free.

Ken Cowan. Concert organist. 7-8:30 p.m. Sept. 9. Grace Episcopal Church, 431 Washington St., Gainesville. 770-536-0126, wgotmer@gracechurchgainesville.org. Free.

Pooches in the Park. 2-10 p.m. Sept. 9. Braselton Town Green, 9924 Davis St., Braselton. 706-684-0369, apinnell@braselton.net. Free.

The Texas Kelly Green Band. Original Americana music. 8-10 p.m. Sept. 9. The Crimson Moon, 24 N. Park St., Dahlonega. 706-864-3982, crimsonmoonpublicist@gmail.com. $10-12.

Matthew Hoyle and The Tall Order. “Y’all-ternative” blues and folk. 7-10 p.m. Sept. 10. The Crimson Moon, 24 N. Park St., Dahlonega. 706-864-3982, crimsonmoonpublicist@gmail.com. $11-13.

Power of the Purse Fundraiser and Fashion Show. 5-8:30 p.m. Sept. 12. Chattahoochee Country Club, 3000 Club Drive, Gainesville. 770-503-9060, elizabeth@womensource.info. $75-800.

Georgia’s Spirit of Appalachia Food, Wine & Art Festival. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 16. Hardman Farm Historic Site, 143 Ga. 17, Sautee Nacoochee. 706-865-5356, jennie@whitecountychamber.org. Free.

North Hall Lions Club Cupcake Challenge Road Race. 7:30-9 a.m. Sept. 16. Stricklands Funeral Home, 260 Main St., Clermont. 770-983-7637, ljc2@bellsouth.net. $20-25.

Roxie Watson. Harmony-soaked honky-grass. 8-10 p.m. Sept. 16. The Crimson Moon, 24 N. Park St., Dahlonega. 706-864-3982, crimsonmoonpublicist@gmail.com. $15-18.

WomenSource Power Breakfast with Bonita Jacobs. 8-9 a.m. Sept. 19. Panera Bread Company, 625 Dawsonville Highway, Gainesville. 770-503-9060, elizabeth@womensource.info. Free.

Lunch-n-Learn: Bobbin Lace Making. Noon to 1:30 p.m. Sept. 21. Hall County Library System, Gainesville Branch, 127 Main St. NW, Gainesville. 770-532-3311, ext. 114, gkoecher@hallcountylibrary.org. Free.

Pete Schlegel. Renowned country songwriter. 8-10 p.m. Sept. 22. The Crimson Moon, 24 N. Park St., Dahlonega. 706-864-3982, crimsonmoonpublicist@gmail.com. $12-15.

Swim Across America. 7:30 a.m. to noon. Sept. 23. Lake Lanier, 7000 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford. ebhaas98@gmail.com. $20-50.

5th Annual A Broad’s Brush Fundraiser. 2-5 p.m. Sept. 24. Chattachoochee Country Club, 3000 Club Drive, Gainesville. 770-406-3406, gcsurvivor@gmail.com. $50-5,000.

Empty Bowl Annual Fundraiser. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 26. First Baptist Church banquet hall, 751 Green St., Gainesville. 770-534-4111. $30-750.

Dinner and dance. Hosted by My Sister’s Place. 6-10 p.m. Sept. 28. Chattahoochee Country Club, 3000 Club Drive, Gainesville. 912-220-0840, jeannemahnke@yahoo.com. $75.

Hall County Master Gardener Fall Garden Expo. 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 29 and 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept 30. Chicopee Woods Agricultural Center, 1855 Calvary Church Road, Gainesville. 770-531-6855.

Halloween Greeting Card Workshop. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 30. Hall County Library System, Gainesville Branch, 127 Main St. NW, Gainesville. 770-965-3526 ext.114, gkoecher@hallcountylibrary.org. Free.

Pottery Comes to Town. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 30. White County Courthouse, intersection of Ga. 129 and Ga. 115, Cleveland. 706-878-3933, helenartshc@helenarts.org. Free.

Coloring Week for Adults. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 2 and Oct. 5, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 3-4 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 6-7. Hall County Library System, Gainesville Branch, 127 Main St. NW, Gainesville. 770-532-3311 ext.114, gkoecher@hallcountylibrary.org. Free.

Chanticleer. 7:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 5. Piedmont College Chapel, 992 Central Ave., Demorest. 706-778-3000, dprice2@piedmont.edu.

Winter Exhibitions at the Quinlan Visual Arts Center. 5:30-7 p.m. Oct. 12. Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. paula.lindner@quinlanartscenter.org.

Steve Bryson. North Georgia country. 8-10 p.m. Oct. 14. The Crimson Moon, 24 N. Park St., Dahlonega. 706-864-3982, crimsonmoonpublicist@gmail.com. $11-14.

Jay Drummunds and Wayne Baird. Established Nashville songwriters. 8-10 p.m. Oct. 20. The Crimson Moon, 24 N. Park St., Dahlonega. 706-864-3982, crimsonmoonpublicist@gmail.com. $12-15.

Boo at the Zoo. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 27 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 28-29. North Georgia Zoo & Farm, 2912 Paradise Valley Road, Cleveland. 706-348-7279, info@wildlifewonders.org. $21-23.

Antigone Rising. Alt-country boot stompin’ rockers. 8-10 p.m. Nov. 18. The Crimson Moon, 24 N. Park St., Dahlonega. 706-864-3982, crimsonmoonpublicist@gmail.com. $18-22.

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Dawsonville Bridge Club. 12:30 to 4 p.m. Mondays. Dawson County Senior Center, 201 Recreation Road, Dawsonville. 770-722-5852, techmgr@windstream.net.

Open Studio Pottery. 10 a.m. to noon Tuesdays. Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. 770-536-2575. $10-25.

Cruise-In Car Show. 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays. Varsity Jr, 73 Bethel Drive, Dawsonville. 706-265-7273.

Sing music with The North Georgia Barbershop Singers. 7 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Cumming Baptist Church, 115 Church St., Cumming. 770-609-9853. Free.

Arrowheads Through the Ages. 10 a.m. third Tuesdays. Hardman Farm Historic Site, 143 Ga. 17, Sautee Nacoochee.

Board Game Extravaganza. Third Tuesdays. Dawson County Library, 342 Allen St., Dawsonville.

Lanier Dance. 7 to 10 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays.  American Legion Post 7, 2343 Riverside Drive, Gainesville. 770-789-3523, davefsu@bellsouth.net. $8.

Watercolor classes with Becky Threlkeld Peebles. 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays. Sautee Nacoochee Center, 283 Ga. 255, Sautee Nacoochee. 706-878-3300. $35.

Open Pottery Studio. 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays. Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville.

Trivia @ Johnny’s. 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Johnny’s, Style Pizza, Dawsonville.

Abrakadoodle. 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Thursdays. Hobby Lobby, 1146 Dawsonville Highway NW, Gainesville. 470-252-5108.

Hall County Farmers Market. 2:30-6 p.m. Tuesdays and 7 a.m. to noon. Saturdays. Gospel music and free booth for churches, Aug. 26. Hall County’s Original Farmers Market, 734 East Crescent Drive, Gainesville. nckgwn@charter.net. Free.

The Crimson Moon’s Wednesdays with Tom and Juli. 7-9 p.m. Aug. 30, Sept. 6, Sept. 13, Sept. 20, Sept. 27 and Oct. 4. The Crimson Moon, 24 N. Park St., Dahlonega. 706-864-3982, crimsonmoonpublicist@gmail.com. Free.

Buford Corn Maze. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Sept. 2 to Nov. 12. Times vary. Buford Corn Maze, 4470 Bennett Road, Buford. 678-835-7198, jeff@vardeman.com. $15-25.

12th Annual Corn Maze. Sept. 9 to Nov. 5. Times vary. Jaemor Farms, 5340 Cornelia Highway, Alto. 770-869-3999, caroline@jaemorfarms.com. $9-14.

Scarecrow Trail. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Sept. 22-Oct. 29. North Georgia Zoo & Farm, 2912 Paradise Valley Road, Cleveland. 706-348-7279, info@wildlifewonders.org. $21-23.

Pumpkin Fest. 11 a.m to 4 p.m. Fridays and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Oct. 6-29. North Georgia Zoo & Farm, 2912 Paradise Valley Road, Cleveland. 706-348-7279, info@wildlifewonders.org. $21-23.