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Gwinnett Calendar 8/17

Calendar items should be e-mailed to calendar@gwinnettdailypost.com or sent to the Gwinnett Daily Post, P.O. Box 603, Lawrenceville, GA 30046. The fax number is 770-339-8081. All items must include a name and telephone number and must be received by noon Monday in order to be published in the following week's Friday edition.

Today

The Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus will perform through Sunday at the Arena at Gwinnett Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth. Tickets range in price from $15 to $50. Call 404-249-6400 or visit www.ringling.com.

Christian comedian Charles Marshall will perform at 7 tonight at the Performing Arts Center at Gwinnett Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. Tickets are available through LifeWay Christian Store in Buford, by calling 770-682-3073 or online at www.charlesmarshallcomedy.com.

"Iron Moon" opens tonight at the Aurora Theatre's Discovery Studio Point Theatre. Ticket prices are $19 for adults, $16 for seniors and groups of 10 or more, and $13 for students and Aurora subscribers. Aurora Theatre is located at 128 Pike St., Lawrenceville. Call 678-226-6222 or visit www.auroratheatre.com

"God's Man in Texas," a Lionheart Theatre Company production, will be performed today through Sept. 2 at the Norcross Community and Cultural Arts Center, 10 Britt Ave., Norcross. Ticket prices are $15 for adults and $12 for seniors and students. For groups of 10 or more, tickets are $10 each. All ticket prices include dessert and beverages. Visit www.lionhearttheatre.org or call 770-806-0935.

Folk Fest 2007, a folk art show, will run today through Sunday at the North Atlanta Trade Center, 1700 Jeurgens Court, Norcross. The show opens at 5 p.m. today and will run from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. The cost is $7 each day. Call 404-403-4244 or visit www.slotinfolkart.com.

Pastor-turned-comedian Dennis Swanberg will perform at 7 p.m. today at The Family Church Community Center as part of Comedy Night. The cost is $12 and refreshments will be available. The Family Church, FBC Sugar Hill is located at 5091 Ga. Highway 20, Sugar Hill. Visit www.mysugarhillchurch.com.

Joe Forry will perform from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. today at Grapes and Hops Bar and Bistro, 4856 Hog Mountain Road, Flowery Branch. Call 770-865-9145.

Lawrenceville Ghost Tours, presented by the Aurora Theatre, leave at 8:30 p.m. every Friday and Saturday from a new starting location, Aurora Theatre, 128 Pike St., Lawrenceville. Tickets cost $12 for adults and $9 for children. Call 678-226-6222.

"Southeastern Pastel Society Juried Exhibition" and "Through Innocent Eyes" will be on display through Sunday at ART Station Contemporary Arts Center, 5384 Manor Drive, Stone Mountain. The gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Admission is by donation. Call 770-469-1105.

"Inspirations in Color" art exhibit will be on display through Wednesday at the Gwinnett Historic Courthouse, 185 W. Crogan St., Lawrenceville. The exhibit is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free. Visit www.gwinnettparks.com.

Saturday

Sister Hazel will play a free concert at 7 p.m. Saturday at Suwanee Town Center Park, located at the intersection of Buford Highway and Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road in Suwanee. Off-site parking is available at Shawnee North Business Center, 305 Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road. Complimentary shuttles will begin running at 6:30 p.m. Visit www.suwanee.com.

Gwinnett Place Mall will host the Radio Disney "Move It!" mall tour from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the Center Court. Gwinnett Place Mall is located at 2100 Pleasant Hill Road, Duluth. Call 770-476-5160 or visit www.simon.com.

"Cinderella," an Aurora Theatre Children's Playhouse production, will start at 10 a.m. Saturday. Tickets are $7, and a Playhouse Pass, good for all 18 performances in the 2007-08 series, is available for $63. Aurora Theatre is located at 128 Pike St., Lawrenceville. Call 678-226-6222 or visit www.auroratheatre.com.

Young Chefs Academy will host a Brown Bag Lunch Workshop for Kids from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday at the YCA, 1935-C Buford Mill Drive in Buford. The cost is $15 per child and $10 for each sibling, plus a school supply to be donated to the Gwinnett Children's Shelter. Call 770-614-0067.

Dennis Nunnelley will perform from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday at Grapes and Hops Bar and Bistro, 4856 Hog Mountain Road, Flowery Branch. Call 770-865-9145.

Sunday

Grapes and Hops Bar and Bistro will host an Italian Wine Dinner at 5 p.m. Sunday at the restaurant, 4856 Hog Mountain Road, Flowery Branch. The four-course dinner will be paired with four Italian wines for $45 per person. Call 770-865-9145.

Monday

Out to Lunch at ART Station will present "Mezze: A Little Feast from Nicola's Restaurant" from 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. Monday at ART Station, 5384 Manor Drive, Stone Mountain. Tickets are $10 with a boxed lunch, and $5 for the presentation only. Call 770-469-1105 or visit www.artstation.org.

Thursday

Cafe Stella will host a wine tasting from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday. The cost is $25. Cafe Stella is located at 1064 Old Peachtree Road, suite 103, Lawrenceville. Call 404-429-4515.