The Arts Council's Jazz Depot will host a free concert by the U.S. Army Ground Forces Band's "The Jazz Guardians" at 8 p.m. today on the lawn of the Arts Council Smithgall Arts Center in Gainesville. For more information, call 770-534-2787 or visit

Marietta Bluegrass Festival will be held today and Saturday at Jim Miller Park in Marietta.


"Wild One Night," the 2008 Beastly Feast to benefit Zoo Atlanta will be held at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Zoo Atlanta. Tickets are $400. Call 404-624-5908.

Mable House Barnes Amphitheatre will hold the Super Summer Art and Music Celebration from 4 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Mable House Barnes Amphitheatre, located at 5239 Floyd Road in Mableton. Admission is free but table reservations are available. For more information, call 770-819-3285.

Gainesville Symphony Orchestra presents "Levi's and Lace...Gainesville Symphony Goes Country" concert at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Georgia Mountain Center. For tickets, call 770-532-5727 or visit


The Decatur Civic Chorus will give its annual spring concert at 3 p.m. Sunday at the First Baptist Church of Decatur, 308 Clairemont Ave. in Decatur. Call 770-388-9536 or visit


Alexandra Fuller, author of "The Legend of Colton H. Bryant," will discuss and sign copies of her book at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Magaret Mitchell House and Museum Visitors Center, 990 Peachtree St in Atlanta. Cost is $10 for nonmembers, free for members, and $5 for Atlanta History Center members. RSVP is preferred. Call 770-578-3502 or visit

May 27

"Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" will be showing from May 27 until June 1 at the Fox Theatre. Tickets cost between $19 and $55. They can be purchased at the Fox Theatre box office, Ticketmaster or by calling 404-817-8700. For more information, visit

May 29

Two summer exhibitions, Ancestral Memory and a Summer Juried Exhibition, will be on view May 29 through Aug. 10 at the Quinlan Visual Arts Center, 514 Green St., in downtown Gainesville. Operating hours are from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday, and from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free to the public. For more information, please call 770-536-2575 or visit

June 9

The Golden Dragon Acrobats will perform at 8 p.m. June 9 in the Pearce Auditorium, located at 1 Centennial Circle in Gainesville. Call 770-534-2787 to purchase tickets.

Ongoing events:

"The Eye of Josephine" will be on display through May at the High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. The exhibit is part of the Paris at the Woodruff and Louvre Atlanta series. Call 404-733-5000 or visit

"The Louvre and the Ancient World" will be on display through Sept. 7 at the High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. The exhibit is part of the Paris at the Woodruff and Louvre Atlanta series. Call 404-733-5000 or visit

The Atlanta History Center, located at 130 W. Paces Ferry Road in Atlanta, features exhibits on Georgia history, Southern folk art and the Civil War and is home to the Centennial Olympic Games Museum and two historic homes. The center's hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $15, $12 for senior citizens and students 13 and over, $10 for ages 4-12, and free for ages 3 and under. Call 404-814-4000 or visit

The Carter Library and Museum, which is located at 441 Freedom Parkway in Atlanta, houses President Carter's papers and permanent displays on his life and administration. Admission is $8, $6 for students and senior citizens, and free for ages 16 and under. Call 404-865-7100 or visit

The Georgia Aquarium, which includes more than 100,000 fish, is located at 225 Baker St. in Atlanta, across from Centennial Olympic Park. Daily admission to the aquarium is $22.75 for adults, $19.50 for ages 55 and up and $17 for ages 3 to 12. Call 404-581-4000 or visit

Peachtree TV presents Screen on the Green, a free summer outdoor movie festival at Centennial Olympic Park. A different movie will be featured each Thursday from May 29 through June 26. The annual movie fest has moved from its usual Piedmont Park location due to drought conditions, but will return once conditions subside. Call 404-575-6313.

Tickets for the National Black Arts Festival, which takes place July 18-27 in and around Atlanta, are now on sale. Visit or call 404-733-5000.

"All the Kings' Horses" Stallion Show will be held at the Georgia Renaissance Festival until June 1. Tickets are $19.95 fpr adults, $17.95 for seniors, $8.50 for youth, and free from kids 5 and under. Tickets may be purchased at Call 770-964-8575 for more information.

The Atlanta Botanical Gardens will feature a new, revitalized "Live Garden" to their Children's Garden section this spring. The new area will teach children about how plants clean air. For more information, visit or call 404-876-5859.