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Friends of the Library Association will host an Antique and Rare Book silent auction today at the Craigmiles-Johnston House History Branch Library from 2 to 4 p.m. Come and bid on books, from biographies to essays, primers, classics and serials — almost all pre-date 1920, before ISBN numbers were assigned to books. Many are first editions. Proceeds from this sale will go to help our Teen Group enclose the Teen Zone at the library.

Bring a friend and enjoy a fun-filled time with several “useful” crafts and lunch on Saturday from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the UT Extension-Bradley County Building at 95 Church St. S.E. Sponsored by Bradley County FCE Club members, participants will enjoy a variety of fun activities and great food. Cost per person is $12. Registration is required. For more information, call the UT Extension-Bradley County office for details and registration information at 728-7001.

Dining with Diabetes — Healthier Eating for the Holidays workshop will be Nov. 26 at the UT Extension- Bradley County office, 95 Church St. S.E. Class times are either 10 a.m. to noon or 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Call the UT Extension office for registration details at 728-7001.

The Ocoee Theatre Guild will hold auditions on Dec. 1 at 2 p.m. and Dec. 2 at 6:30 p.m, at the Cleveland Bradley County Public Library for its upcoming production "Sirens" in February, 2014. All actors or aspiring actors are invited to audition for this romantic comedy. No prepared materials are required. The guild is looking for male and female actor, ages 20-59. Join the Guild as it kicks off its inaugural season. For more information, call Dan Buck at 407-592-3861.

The Tennessee Youth Ballet will present “The Nutcracker” on Dec. 8 at the Dixon Center on Lee University campus. Tickets may be purchased at the Village Green Town Center, Monday through Thursday from 4 to 9 p.m. or at the door (according to availability). Tickets are $15 and $20. Call 476-3030 for more information.

“Jazzy Little Christmas VIII” opens Dec. 6 and runs through Dec. 8 in the Sue E. Trotter Theater at The Arts Center in Athens. The show is perfect for music lovers looking for an exciting kickoff to the holiday season. Directed by Pam Thigpen, the evening features local musicians singing and playing their favorite Christmas tunes cabaret-style with an emphasis on fun, inspiration and holiday cheer. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. Advance reservations are required. To purchase tickets, call 423-745-8781 or in person at The Arts Center, 320 N. White St. in downtown Athens.

Calico Squares Club invites square dancers to come dance every Tuesday night from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at the Tennessee Christian Preparatory School Cafeteria, 4995 North Lee Highway. For more information, call 479-7790 and speak to Teresa.

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