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Saturday

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

Gwinnett County novelist Lillian Faulkner Baggett will sign copies of her novel, "Out of Eden: A Saga of the South," from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Borders in the Mall of Georgia. For more information, e-mail jlbaggett@bellsouth.net.

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.

Nov. 28

Diana M. Hawkins will be reading and signing copies of her book, "Lumpy the Elephant," at 11 a.m. Nov 28 and 3 p.m. Nov. 28 at Books for Less, 2815 Buford Drive. For more information, call 404-964-1452.

Aurora Theatre's "Christmas Canteen" will open at 8 p.m. Nov. 28. and continue through Dec. 21. Shows will be at 8 p.m. Fridays, 2:30 and 8 p.m. Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. Sundays. There are additional Wednesday and Thursday performances. For more information, visit www.auroratheatre.com.

Nov. 30

Gainesville's Multi-Cultural Event will be held at 7 p.m. Nov. 30 at First United Methodist Church, 2780 Thompson Bridge Road. For more information, call 770-235-8394.

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 www.artsgwinnett.org.

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 www.lilburnparade.org.

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 held Dec. 6 in Buford. 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 www.visitbuford.com.

The Lilburn Festival of Christmas will be held 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 www.lilburnparade.org.

The event "A Civil War Holiday" will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 6 at McDaniel Farm Park. For more information, call 770-814-4920.

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.

Dec. 14

Sugar Hill LDS Choir's free concert, "My Heart Goes Home for Christmas," will be held at 7 p.m. Dec. 14 at 4833 Suwanee Dam Road, Suwanee. For more information, call 770-235-8394.

March 7

The Academy Radio Theatre Company will host ARTC's 25th Anniversary Celebration at 2:30 p.m. March 7 and 8 at the Academy Theatre located at 119 Center St. in Avondale Estates. For more information, call 678-362-7649.

Ongoing events

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.

MOMS Club of Lawrenceville-North offers daytime activities for at-home mothers and children. Events include play groups, weekly activities, monthly meetings, service projects and more. If interested, e-mail mclawno@yahoo.com.

The Stone Mountain Chorus invites all interested men to attend rehearsal meetings every Monday at 7:30 p.m. 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.

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.

The Gwinnoters, the Gwinnett chapter of the North Georgia Foothills Dulcimer Association, meets at the Gwinnett History Museum the fourth Sunday of each month at 2 p.m. Call David Roth at 770-822-1696.

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" today through Sunday, and Nov. 21 to 23 at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday nights, and 2 p.m. Sundays at the Norcross Cultural Arts and Community Center. For more information, call 678-938-8518 or visit lionhearttheatre.org.

Tannery Row Artist Colony will be holding free sessions where artists and various others share their knowledge just for the fun of it. They will be held every Thursday at 11 a.m. through Dec. 18 at 554 W. Main St. Building C. For more information visit www.tanneryrowartistcolony.com.