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"The Taming of the Shrew," a New American Shakespeare Tavern production, will be performed today and Saturday at Aurora Theatre, 128 Pike St., Lawrenceville. The bard's madcap romantic comedy fans the flames of the age-old battle of the sexes. Showtimes are at
8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Tickets are $25 for general admission and $20 to Aurora subscribers. Call 678-226-6222 or visit www.auroratheatre.com.
Suwanee Day will run from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday at Town Center Park, located at the intersection of Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road and Buford Highway in Suwanee. The free festival offers arts and crafts vendors, children's activities and live entertainment. Call 770-945-8996 or visit www.suwaneeday.com.
Sweet Temptations will host an Edy's Ice Cream Eating Contest at 3 p.m. Saturday at the store, 350 Town Center Ave., suite 101, Suwanee. The event will include contests for different age groups, including children under 5, ages 6-10, ages 11-15 and ages 16 to adult, as well as a couples' competition. The entry fee is $10 per participant, and proceeds will benefit the Suwanee Police Department. Call 678-482-8241.
Statham Sunflower Festival and 5K run/walk will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday at Statham Elementary School, 1970 Broad St., Statham. Admission is free. Call 770-725-762.
Art Stroll on Main Street in Historic Buford will be held from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday at Carisma Gallery, 15 E. Main St., Buford; GioAires Galleries of Art, 97 E. Main St., Buford; and Tannery Row Artist Colony, 554 W. Main St. Buford. Visit the galleries and shops to take in local fine art, ceramics, jewelry, art demonstrations and more. Call 770-271-7501.
Peachtree Consort will perform The American Musician Concert at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Aurora Theatre, 128 Pike St., Lawrenceville. The wing quintet is a division of Peachtree Symphonic Winds. Tickets are $15, and $12 for Aurora subscribers. Call 678-226-6222 or visit www.auroratheatre.com.
Grapes and Hops Bar and Bistro will host a Spanish Wine Tasting from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday. The cost is $15 per person or $25 per couple. The restaurant is located at 4856 Hog Mountain Road, Flowery Branch. Call 770-965-9145 or visit www.grapesandhopsbarandbistro.com.
"The Philadelphia Story," a County Seat Players production, will be performed Thursday through Sept. 30 at the Aurora Theatre's Discovery Point Studio, 128 Pike St., Lawrenceville. Showtimes are at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Ticket prices are $15 for adults and $12 for students, seniors and Aurora Theatre season ticket-holders. Call 678-226-6222 or visit www.auroratheatre.com.
Carisma Gallery will host the second annual Historic Buford Plein Air Festival on Sept. 21-23 at various locations in Buford, including the Tannery Row Mercantile, Bona Allen Mansion, Stonehedge, the Chattahoocheee River and old town Buford. The festival is open to artists of all experience levels. Registration is $40. Call 770-271-7501 or visit www.carismahome.com.
Netherworld Haunted House will be open from Sept. 21 to Nov. 3 at the Georgia Antique and Design Center, 6624 Dawson Blvd., Norcross. The house will be open from 7 to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 7 p.m. to midnight Oct. 5 through
Nov. 3. Admission ranges from $18 to $50. Call 404-608-2484 or visit www.fearworld.com.
Grapes and Hops Bar and Bistro will host a Pinots Only Wine Tasting from 6 to 7 p.m. Sept. 25. The event will feature pinot noir and pinot gris wines. The cost is $15 per person or $25 per couple. The restaurant is located at 4856 Hog Mountain Road, Flowery Branch. Call 770-965-9145 or visit www.grapesandhopsbarandbistro.com.
"Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man" will be performed Sept. 26-30 at ART Station, 5384 Manor Drive, Stone Mountain. Showtimes are at 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $26 for adults and $20 seniors and students. Call 770-469-1105 or visit www.artstation.org.
Gwinnett County Fair will run through Sept. 23 at the Gwinnett County Fairgrounds, 2405 Sugarloaf Parkway in Lawrenceville. On weekdays, the exhibit hall is open from 4 to 10 p.m. and the carnival runs until 11 p.m. On Saturdays, the exhibit hallis open from noon to 11 p.m. and the carnival runs until midnight. On Sundays, the exhibit hall is open from 1 to
9 p.m. and the carnival runs until 10 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults, $2 for senior citizens and children ages 6 to 12, and free for children under 6. Parking is free. Call 770-963-6522 or visit www.gwinnettcountyfair.com.
The Lawrenceville Farmers Market on the Square will be held from 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday through Sept. 29 in downtown Lawrenceville in the parking lot behind the Crogan Street fountain, directly across from the Gwinnett Historic Courthouse entrance. Call 770-616-4686.
The Suwanee Farmers Market is held from 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays through Sept. 29 at Town Center Park, 373 Buford Highway, Suwanee. No market will be held on Sept. 15. Visit www.suwanee.com.
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.