Calendar

Lego Club. 5-6 p.m. Aug. 6 and Sept. 10. Hall County Library System, Murrayville Branch, 4796 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville. 770-532-3311, ext. 171, bhood@hallcountylibrary.org. Free.
Coloring Week for Adults. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 6 and 9, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 7-8 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 10-11. Hall County Library System, Gainesville Branch, 127 Main St. NW, Gainesville. 770-532-3311, ext. 114, gkoecher@hallcountylibrary.org. Free.
Art Unsuspected. Art project. 4-6 p.m. Aug. 13. Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. 770-536-2575, paula@qvac.org. $150-175.
Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain. Drawing class. 1-2 p.m. Aug. 14 and Oct. 9. Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. 770-536-2575, paula@qvac.org. $150-175.
Hand Building Basics. 6-8:30 p.m. Aug. 15 and Oct. 10. Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. 770-536-2575, paula@qvac.org. $150-175.
Swingin’ Medallions. Part of The Arts Council’s Summer MusicFest. 8-10 p.m. Aug. 18. The Arts Council Smithgall Arts Center, 331 Spring St. SW, Gainesville. 770-534-2787, nairika@theartscouncil.net.
Greeting Card Workshop: Beat the Heat. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 11. Hall County Library System, Gainesville Branch, 127 Main St. NW, Gainesville. 770-532-3311, ext. 114, gkoecher@hallcountylibrary.org. Free.
Art Unsuspected. Art project. 4-6 p.m. Aug. 13. Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. 770-536-2575, paula@qvac.org. $150-175.
Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain. Drawing class. 1-2 p.m. Aug. 14 and Oct. 9. Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. 770-536-2575, paula@qvac.org. $150-175.
Hand Building Basics. 6-8:30 p.m. Aug. 15 and Oct. 10. Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. 770-536-2575, paula@qvac.org. $150-175.
11th annual Gala for Hope and Healing. Presented by Children’s Center for Hope and Healing. 6:30-10 p.m. Aug. 18. Chattahoochee Country Club, 3000 Club Drive, Gainesville. 770-532-6530, cwilson@hopeandhealingga.org. $75.
Jail House Rock. Outdoor concert. 7-9 p.m. Aug. 18. Banks County Historic Jail House, 108 Old Jail St., Homer. 678-971-9390, tabormccoy@rocketmail.com. Free.
Swingin’ Medallions. Part of The Arts Council’s Summer MusicFest. 8-10 p.m. Aug. 18. The Arts Council Smithgall Arts Center, 331 Spring St. SW, Gainesville. 770-534-2787, nairika@theartscouncil.net.
Beginners Acrylic. 6-8 p.m. Aug. 22 and Oct. 10. Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. 770-536-2575, paula@qvac.org. $120-145.
Beginners Drawing. 6-8 p.m. Aug. 23. Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. 770-536-2575, paula@qvac.org. $120-145.
Painting Techniques for the Beginning Painter. 9-10 a.m. Aug. 23 and Oct. 11. Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. 770-536-2575, paula@qvac.org. $120-145.
Beginners Drawing. 6-8 p.m. Aug. 23 and Oct. 11. Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. 770-536-2575, paula@qvac.org. $120-145.
Painting Techniques for the Beginning Painter. 9-10 a.m. Aug. 23 and Oct. 11. Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. 770-536-2575, paula@qvac.org. $120-145.
Studio Painting for Intermediate and Advanced. 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Aug. 23 and Oct. 11. Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. 770-536-2575, paula@qvac.org. $120-145.
Gridlife South. 8 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Aug. 24-26. Road Atlanta, 5300 Winder Highway, Braselton. 800-849-7223, info@roadatlanta.com. $40-95.
Crush Fest Wine and Food Festival. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 25. Yonah Mountain Vineyards, 1717 Ga. 255 S, Cleveland. 706-878-5522, info@yonahmountainvineyards.com. $25-40.
Pooches in the Park. Dog and family activities, contests, food, music and shopping. 1-7 p.m. Aug. 25. Braselton Town Green, 9924 Davis St., Braselton. 706-684-0369, apinnell@braselton.net. Free.
Be The Colorful Landscape. Painting workshop. 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 28. Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. 770-536-2575, paula@qvac.org. $375-400.
Square Dancing Basics. 6-7 p.m. Aug. 30. Hall County Library System, Murrayville Branch, 4796 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville. 770-532-3311, ext. 171, bhood@hallcountylibrary.org. Free.
Accent Light Shade Stained Glass. 1-3 p.m. Aug. 31. Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. 770-536-2575, paula@qvac.org. $200-225.
From Pastel to Pan Pastel. 2-4 p.m. Sept. 4 and Oct 23. Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. 770-536-2575, paula@qvac.org. $150-175.
Portraiture: An Innovative Approach. 2-4 p.m. Sept. 5 and Oct. 24. Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St. NE, Gainesville. 770-536-2575, paula@qvac.org. $150-175.