Saturday

Support Our Troops First Motorcycle Ride will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Granite Mountain Harley Davidson. For more information, call Virginia at 770-784-9155.

The High Museum of Art welcomes Fulton County residents to the museum for free on the first Saturday of each month starting Saturday. For more information, visit www.high.org.

Thursday

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will be playing the second program in their "American Originals" festival at 8 p.m. Thursday and Nov. 7 in Symphony Hall, Memorial Arts Building, Woodruff Arts Center. For more information, call 404-733-4846 or 404-733-4105 or e-mail melissa.sanders@

woodruffcenter.org or laura.soldati@woodruffcenter.org.

Nov. 8

The Alliance Children's Theatre is performing "Goodnight Moon" at 1 and 3 p.m. Nov. 8, 9, 15 and 16 at the Woodruff Arts Center. For more information, call 404-733-4710 or 404-733-4713 or e-mail robert.saxon@

woodruffcenter.org or marci.tate@woodruffcenter.org.

Club Cubano de Atlanta will present "Rosa de dos Aromas" at 8 p.m. Nov. 8 and 4 p.m. Nov. 9 at 5797 New Peachtree Road, Doraville. For more information, call 770-875-4728 or visit www.teatrointerludio.com.

Nov. 13

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will the playing the third program in their "American Originals" festival at 8 p.m. Nov. 13, 14 and 16 in Symphony Hall, Memorial Arts Building, Woodruff Arts Center. For more information, call 404-733-4846 or 404-733-4105 or e-mail melissa.sanders@woodruffcenter.org or laura.soldati@woodruffcenter.org.

Nov. 15

A Lecture on "The First Emperor: Curator's Introduction" will be held at 2 p.m. Nov. 15 in the Rich Theatre at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta. For more information, visit www.high.org.

The Arts Council will host a performance by The Shawn Megorden Quartet on Nov. 15 at 331 Spring St. N.W. in Gainesville. For more information, call 770-534-2787 or visit www.theartscouncil.net.

The Atlanta Opera will be performing "Cinderella" at

8 p.m. Nov. 15 and 21, at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 18, and at

3 p.m. Nov. 23 at the Cobb Energy Centre. For more information, call 404-881-8885 or visit www.atlantaopera.org.

Nov. 16

The exhibition opening of "The First Emperor: China's Terracotta Army" is Nov. 16 at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta. For more information, visit www.high.org.

"Ni Hao Atlanta!, A Celebration Fit For an Emperor," will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Nov. 16 at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta. For more information, visit www.high.org.

Nov. 19

The Jimmy Carter Presidential Library invites Father John Dear, author of "A Persistent Peace," as part of its upcoming lecture/book signing series at

7 p.m. Nov. 19 at 441 Freedom Parkway in Atlanta. For more information, call 404-865-7109 or visit www.jimmycarterlibrary.gov.

Nov. 21

Ray Blount Jr. will speak on his book, "Alphabet Juice," at 6 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Margaret Mitchell House and Museum. For more information, call 404-814-2058.

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will be playing the fourth program in their "American Originals" festival at 8 p.m. Nov. 21 and 23 in Symphony Hall, Memorial Arts Building, Woodruff Arts Center. For more information, call 404-733-4846 or 404-733-4105 or e-mail melissa.sanders@

woodruffcenter.org or laura.soldati@woodruffcenter.org.

Nov. 28

"Go All Night!" is 16 non-stop hours of artful fun from 9 a.m. to 2 a.m. Nov. 28 at the High Museum of Art. For more information, visit www.high.org.

The Stone Mountain Village Christmas Celebration will occur from 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 28 at Main Street Stone Mountain. For more information, call 770-498-7334, visit www.mainstreetstonemontain.com or e-mail mainstreetstone@bellsouth.net.

Dec. 10

The Jimmy Carter Presidential Library invites Ted Turner, CNN founder and author of "Call Me Ted," as part of its upcoming lecture/book signing series at

7 p.m. Dec. 10 at 441 Freedom Parkway in Atlanta. For more information, call 404-865-7109 or visit www.jimmycarterlibrary.gov.

Ongoing events:

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 to 12 and free for ages 3 and under. Call 404-814-4000 or visit www.atlantahistorycenter.com.

Stone Mountain Park presents History Tours at 1 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday in the Confederate Hall Historical and Environmental Education Lobby. For more information, call 770-498-5658.

Stone Mountain Park presents Crafts from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. every Friday in the Confederate Hall Historical and Environmental Education Lobby. For more information, call 770-498-5658.

Atlanta Ballet is announcing its 2008-09 season. Performances will be held in the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center except for Atlanta Ballet's Nutcracker, which will be held in the Fox Theatre. For ticket information, call the Atlanta Ballet Box Office at 404-892-3303, visit www.atlantaballet.com or buy from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday at 1400 W. Peachtree St.

ART Station in Stone Mountain Village presents "A Tuna Christmas," the hilarious sequel to the hit comedy "Greater Tuna." Watch as two actors portray all 24 citizens of Texas' third smallest town. The show will start Nov. 19 and run daily through Nov. 23. For more information on tickets and show times, visit www.artstation.org.