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Today

Aurora Theatre's one-man production of "A Christmas Carol" will be performed at 8 p.m. tonight, 8 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Aurora Theatre, 128 Pike St., Lawrenceville. Producing artistic director Anthony Rodriguez star in every role of the play. Ticket prices range from $12 to $20. Call 678-226-6222 or visit www.auroratheatre.com.

"It's a Wonderful Life," a New Dawn Theater Company production, will be performed at 8 p.m. tonight, 8 p.m. Saturday, and at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Red Clay Theatre and Performing Arts Center, 3116 Main St., Duluth. Call 678-938-3615 or visit www.newdawntheatercompany.com.

"Christmas Canteen 2007," an Aurora Theatre production, will be performed a 8 p.m. tonight and 8 p.m. Saturday at the theater, 128 Pike St., Lawrenceville. Ticket prices range from $18 to $25. Call 678-226-6222 or visit www.auroratheatre.com.

Saturday

"'Twas the Night Before Christmas," starring the Picadilly Puppets, will be performed at 11 a.m. performance Saturday at Aurora Theatre, 128 Pike St., Lawrenceville. Tickets are $7. Tickets for the 10 a.m. showing are sold-out. Call 678-226-6222 or visit www.auroratheatre.com.

"O.Henry and "The Gift of the Magi" will be performed at 3 p.m. Saturday and 7 p.m. Sunday at ART Station Theatre, 5384 Manor Drive in Stone Mountain Village. A musical interpretation of the timeless holiday story "The Gift of the Magi" is paired with a biographical exploration of its author, O. Henry. Tickets are $26 for adults and $20 for seniors and students. Call 770-469-1105 or visit www.artstation.org.

The Avenue Webb Gin is offering photos with Santa from noon to 4 p.m. and carriage rides from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at the shopping center, 1350 Scenic Highway, Snellville. The activities are free. Call 770-978-5692.

The Georgia Piedmont Art Center's annual Fall Gallery will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Georgia Piedmont Arts Center, East Athens Street at the intersection with Park Avenue in downtown Winder. The gallery showcases more than 30 area artists. Call 404-202-3044 or visit www.georgiapiedmontartscenter.com.

Sunday

Radio Disney's Jingle Jam 2007 with Keke Palmer and Drew Seeley will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in downtown Duluth, 3142 Hill St. Call 678-475-3512 or visit www.duluthga.net.

Monday

The Second Annual Chateau Elan Christmas Eve Candlelight Service will be held at 6 p.m. Monday at the resort, 100 Rue Charlemagne, Braselton. E-mail questions@connecttothevine.org or visit www.chateauelan.com.

Jan. 6

"Goal Setting for Artists: Take Your Art to the Next Level" will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Jan. 6 at Kudzu Art Zone, 116 Carlyle St., Norcross. Artists of all media, including writers, actors and musicians, are invited to attend the workshop. Admission is $35 for Kudzu members and $50 for non-members. Call 678-421-1981 or visit www.kudzuartzone.org.

Jan. 12

"Lewis Grizzard: In His Own Words," a tribute performance by Bill Oberst Jr., will be held at 8 p.m. Jan. 12-27 at ART Station Theatre, 5384 Manor Drive, Stone Mountain. Sunday matinee performances are at 3 p.m. Tickets are $26 for adults and $20 for seniors and students. Call 770-469-1105 or visit www.artstation.org.

Feb. 9

Amy Speace will perform at 8 p.m. Feb. 9 at the Bowman House, 323 Wilcrest Drive, Lawrenceville. Doors open at 7 p.m. Admission is a $20 donation. Call 770-979-1314 or visit www.myspace.com/bowmanhouseconcerts.

April 5

Terry Hendrix will perform at 8 p.m. April 5 at the Bowman House, 323 Wilcrest Drive, Lawrenceville. Doors open at 7 p.m. Admission is a $20 donation. Visit www.myspace.com/bowmanhouseconcerts or call 770-979-1314.

April 19

Art Trax, Hoschton's second annual outdoor arts and crafts celebration, will be held April 19 on the Hoschton square, 79 City Square, Hoschton. Call 404-202-3044 or visit www.arttrax.org.

Ongoing events

The 15th annual Magical Nights of Lights celebration will run through Dec. 30 at Lake Lanier Islands Resort, 7000 Holiday Road, Lake Lanier Islands. The famed attraction boasts six miles of illuminated characters, made up of literally millions of lights. A live nativity scene premieres Dec. 1. Admission is $30 per car from Mondays through Thursdays and $40 per car on weekends. Rates are higher for vans and buses. Call 678-318-7876 or visit www.lakelanierislands.com.

Three new exhibitions will be on display through Dec. 30 at ART Station Contemporary Arts Center, 5384 Manor Drive in Stone Mountain Village. The gallery will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Admission is by donation. Call 770-469-1105 or visit www.artstation.org.

Stone Mountain Christmas will be open through Dec. 30 at Stone Mountain Park, 6867 James B. Rivers Drive, Stone Mountain. New shows and attractions have been added, including a 20-minute interactive ride on the Polar Express in the 4-D movie theater. Admission is $17 for adults and $14 for children ages 3-11. A parking permit is required for vehicle entry to the park. Call 770-498-5690 or visit www.stonemountainpark.com.

Windows of the Heart, an exhibition of the artwork of Earl Aldridge, is on display through the end of the year at the City of Suwanee Crossroads Center, 323 Buford Highway, Suwanee. A Stone Mountain resident and artist for more than 20 years, Aldridge has experimented with various techniques and mediums in his whimsical works. Call 770-945-8996.

Vines Railroad Garden train museum is open to the public from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Sunday. The train museum is located at 3500 Oak Grove Road, Loganville. Call 770-554-9697 or visit www.vinesgardenrailroad.com.

"Out to Lunch at ART Station" is held from 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. on the third Monday of each month at ART Station, 5384 Manor Drive, Stone Mountain. Tickets are $10 and include a boxed lunch. Call 770 469 1105 or visit www.artstation.org.