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Today

Lionheart Theatre Company will be hosting open auditions for "The Homecoming" at 7 p.m. today at the Norcross Cultural Arts and Community Center, located at 10 Britt Ave. For more information, visit www.lionhearttheatre.org or call 770-885-0425.

Saturday

Stone Mountain hosts its 5th annual "Last Blast of Summer" starting Saturday through Monday at the Memorial Lawn in Stone Mountain Park. A free concert featuring Terri Clark and the Zac Brown Band will start at 4:45 p.m. Sunday. For more information, visit www.stonemountainpark.com.

Beatrice Smith Samples will be signing and discussing her novel 'Maggie McKinnon" from 1 to

4 p.m. Saturday at Borders, 1705 Mall of Georgia Blvd., Buford. For more information, call 678-482-0872.

Lionheart Theatre Company will be hosting open auditions for "The Homecoming" at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Norcross Cultural Arts and Community Center, 10 Britt Ave. For more information, visit www.lionhearttheatre.org or call 770-885-0425.

Sept. 5

Kudzu Art Zone in Norcross presents "Leaps 'N Bounds" from Sept. 5 through Oct. 25. Kudzu Art Zone is located at 116 Carlyle St. in Norcross. Visit www.kudzuartzone.org for more information.

Steve Oliver is performing a free show as part of the Suwanee Smooth Jazz concert Sept. 5 at Town Center Park, located at the intersection of Buford Highway and Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road. Jazz drummer Bernard Linette will kick off the evening starting at 7 p.m.

Sept. 12

The City of Duluth presents the Marshall Tucker Band show at 8:30 p.m. Sept. 12. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the gate. For tickets, visit www.ticketalternative.com or visit www.duluth-ga.com for more information.

Sept. 13

Star 94's Movie Under the Stars presents "Surf's Up" at dusk Sept. 13 in Historic Downtown Duluth. For more information, visit duluthga.net or call Elizabeth Rudin at 678-475-3512.

The Suwanee Day Classic will be held Sept. 13 at Suwanee's Town Center Park. The 5K race will begin at 7:30 a.m. and the 10K will begin at 8:30 a.m. For more information and race applications, call BodyPlex at 770-614-6140 or visit www.suwaneeday.com.

Sept. 20

The Bowman Concert Series presents musician Susan Gibson, at 323 Wilcrest Drive S.W. in Lawrenceville. Doors will open at 7 p.m. - bring a dish to share. Entrance is $20 per person - all proceeds will go to the artist. Seating is limited so reservations are required. Call 770-979-1314 to make reservations or for more information.

Sept. 27

JapanFest will be held at the Convention Center at the Gwinnett Center on Sept. 27 and 28. Call 404-926-3020.

Oct. 25

Star 94's Movie Under the Stars presents "Scooby Doo" and Halloween on the Green at dusk Oct. 25 in Historic Downtown Duluth. For more information, visit duluthga.net or call Elizabeth Rudin at 678-475-3512.

Nov. 7

Kudzu Art Zone in Norcross will present the "Eight by Ten Variations" event, which runs Nov. 7 through Dec. 20. Kudzu Art Zone is located at

116 Carlyle St. in Norcross. Visit www.kudzuartzone.org for more information.

Ongoing events

Every Saturday, the Mall of Georgia will host live musical performances from local artists on stage from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the outdoor Village Pavilion. The community concert series is free and open to the public. Guests are welcome to bring lawn chairs. For more information, call 678-482-8788 or visit www.mallofgeorgia.com.

The Hudgens Center for the Arts is hosting the "Black, White and Color" exhibit of the illustrations of Bill Stevens now through Saturday. For more information, call 770-623-6002.

The Hudgens Center for the Arts is hosting the "Gifts from Africa: Bronzes, Art and Artifacts" exhibit of the personal collection of African art through December. For more information, call 770-623-6002.

Aurora Theater will host the Lawrenceville Ghost Tours at 8:30 p.m. every Friday and Saturday night through September with an expanded halloween schedule that will include tours every night in October. Dress appropriately for the weather and wear comfortable shoes as this is a walking tour that begins and ends at the Aurora Theatre. Tickets are $12 for adults and $9 for children. Call 678-226-6222 for reservations or visit www.scarystroll.com for more information.

Button Theatre announces their next series of classes. Classes will be held on Tuesdays. Classes are as follows: Acting 101 from 5 to 6:30 p.m., Acting 102 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Classes will be held at the Jaqueline Casey Hudgen's Fine Arts Center. For more information, call the

Button Box Office at 770-831-0591 or e-mail Celia Rosenblum at crosenblum@buttontheatre.com.

The 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.

The Stone Mountain Chorus invites all interested men to attend rehearsal meetings at 7:30 p.m. Mondays in the Jacqueline Casey Hudgens Center for the Arts, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Building 300 in Duluth. Call 770-978-8053 or visit www.stonemountainchorus.org.