Today

Brookwood High School Performing Arts will present "Dancing Under the Stars" at 2:30 p.m. today, Saturday and Sunday at Brookwood High School.

Saturday

The Gwinnett Ballet will be presenting excerpts from their production of "The Nutcracker" from

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at The Hudgens Center for the Arts, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth. For more information, call 770-623-6002.

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. 29 at Books for Less, 2815 Buford Drive. For more information, call 404-964-1452.

Aurora Theater'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. 1

City of Snellville's 27th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting, "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas," will be held at 7 p.m. Dec. 1 at Snellville City Hall. For more information, call 770-985-3535.

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.

An Annual Pottery and Art Sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 5 and 6 at The Hudgens Center for Arts, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth. For more information, call 770-623-6002.

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.

Buford's 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 www.visitbuford.com.

The Lilburn Festival of Christmas will continue on 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.

Johns Creek Symphony will host a Holiday Pops Concert, Christmas Gala and Champagne Dessert Reception at 8 p.m. Dec. 6 at St. Benedict Church in Duluth. For information on ticket prices, visit www.johnscreeksymphony.org or call 678-992-2055.

Diana M. Hawkins will be reading and signing copies of her book, "Lumpy the Elephant," at 10 a.m. Dec. 6 at Books for Less, 2815 Buford Drive. For more information, call 404-964-1452.