Kudzu Art Zone's Norcross event "Eight by Ten Variations" runs today through Dec. 20. Kudzu Art Zone is located at 116 Carlyle St. in Norcross. Visit for more information.

The Red Clay Theatre presents "Vanities" at 8 p.m. today and Saturday at the Red Clay Theatre and Arts Center in Historic Downtown Duluth. For more information, call 770-622-1777 or visit


An American Folk Art Auction will start at 10 a.m., doors open at 8 a.m., Saturday at the Historic Buford Hall, 112 E. Shadburn Ave. in Buford. For more information, call 404-403-4244.

Aurora Theatre presents Swing Nights featuring Metro Jazz Club at 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $15. For more information, call 678-226-6222 or visit

The Gwinnett Park Foundation's 5K Road Race will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday at Tribble Mill Park. Registration starts at 8 a.m. For more information, visit

Nov. 15

Southeastern Railway Museum will be having a day of kid activities, and a visit from Santa from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 15 at 3595 Buford Highway in Duluth. For more information, call 770-476-2013.

Nov. 21

Brookwood High School Performing Arts will present "Dancing Under the Stars" at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 21 and 22, and at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 23 at Brookwood High School.

Dec. 2

A one day show featuring local artists, "Art in the Garden," will be held from noon until dusk Dec. 2 at The Hudgens Center for the Arts, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth, Building 300, Gwinnett Center. For more information, call 770-623-6002 or visit

Dec. 5

The Lilburn Festival of Christmas will begin Dec. 5. The Christmas Tree Lighting will be held at 6 p.m. at Lilburn City Park, and there will be a Christmas Concert at

8 p.m. at Lilburn First Baptist Church. For more information, visit

Dec. 6

The Academy Radio Theatre Company will present "An Atlanta Christmas," conceived by Thomas E. Fuller, at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Academy Theatre located at 119 Center St. in Avondale Estates. For more information, call 678-362-7649.

Brookwood High School's chorus will perform their Holiday Concert at 7 p.m. Dec. 6 at Grace Community Church.

The Grayson Arts and History Center will present the second annual "Grayson, Come Home for the Holidays" Christmas Tour of Homes from 10 a.m. to

6 p.m. Dec. 6 at The Grayson Arts and History Center. Ticket price is $20 per ticket. For more information, call 678-985-7775.

The annual Holiday Festival and Parade will be

Dec. 6. The festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The parade itself will begin at 2:30 and will travel from Tannery Row to the Bona Allen Mansion. For more information, visit

The Lilburn Festival of Christmas will continue Dec. 6. The Lilburn Christmas Parade will begin at 10 a.m. on Main Street. Christmas in the Park will be held from

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Lilburn City Park. The Candlelight Tour of Lilburn historic homes will run from 5 to 8 p.m. For more information, visit

Dec. 7

The Loganville Woman's Club Christmas Tour of Homes will be held from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. Dec. 7. Five homes will be featured. For more information, call 770-466-0574 or 770-490-3746.

Dec. 13

Shadowbrook Baptist Church is holding an event called Christmas in the Park from 6 to 9 p.m. Dec. 13 and 14 at Town Center Park, Suwanee. For more information, call 770-945-1524.

Ongoing events

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.vinesgarden

The Northeast Georgia Civil War Round Table meets at the Gwinnett History Museum the first Sunday of each month at

3 p.m. Call 770-972-0528.

Storytime will be held every Wednesday at

11 a.m. at Borders Books, Music and Cafe in Snellville.

Join Engineer Santa for Snack Breakfast on Saturday mornings at

9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. on Nov. 29, Dec. 6, 13, and 20 in the Southeastern railway Museum Exhibit Hall. For more information, call 770-476-2013.

Lionheart Theatre Company presents "The Homecoming" on Nov. 7-9, 14-16 and 21-23 at

7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sundays at the Norcross Cultural Arts and Community Center. For more information, call 678-938-8518 or visit