Calendar items should be e-mailed to or sent to the Gwinnett Daily Post, P.O. Box 603, Lawrenceville, GA 30046. The fax number is 770-339-8081. All items must include a name and telephone number and must be received by noon Monday in order to be published in the following week's Friday edition.


Playing in Traffic, one of the Atlanta area's premiere improvisation group, will host a show at 8 p.m. today at the Red Clay Theatre, at 3116 Main St. in Duluth. Tickets are $10. For more information, call 770-622-1777 or visit www.redclaytheatre

Aurora Theatre is hosting Funny Fridays featuring Tom Simmons from 7:30 to 10 p.m. today at Aurora Theatre, 128 Pike St., Lawrenceville. For more information, visit or call 678-226-6222.

The annual Gwinnett County Fair is open today through Sept. 21 at the Gwinnett County Fairgrounds, 2405 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville. For more information, visit


Star 94's Movie Under the Stars presents "Surf's Up" at dusk Saturday in historic downtown Duluth. For more information, visit or call Elizabeth Rudin at 678-475-3512.

The Hudgens Center for the Arts hosts "Champagne and Classic Cars-Under a Southern Sky," the seventh annual gala at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Hudgens Center for the Arts, located at 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth. For more information, call 77-623-6002.


An informational meeting for the Miss Hall County/Flowery Branch Scholarship Pageant will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Spout Springs Public Library. For more information, visit the pageant Web site at

Sept. 19

The Red Clay Theatre and Arts Center is presenting "Mark Twain" portrayed by Kurt Sutton at 8 p.m. Sept. 19, at 8 p.m Sept. 20 and at 2 p.m. Sept. 21. The show is at the Red Clay Theatre and Arts Center. Tickets are $15 for the general public, $12 for students. For more information, visit

Sept. 20

The Bowman Concert Series presents musician Susan Gibson on Sept. 20 at 323 Wilcrest Drive S.W. in Lawrenceville. Doors will open at 7 p.m. Bring a dish to share. Entrance costs $20 per person. All proceeds will go to the artist. Seating is limited so reservations are required. Call 770-979-1314 to make reservations or for more information.

Suwanee is holding its 25th annual fall festival from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sept. 20 at Town Center Park. For more information, visit

Sept. 25

The fifth annual Taste of Buford will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 25 at Tabby's Irish Pub, located at 554 W. Main St. To order tickets, call 770-963-8694 or visit

Sept. 27

JapanFest will be held at the Convention Center at the Gwinnett Center on Sept. 27 and 28. Call 404-926-3020.

Beatrice Smith Samples will be signing and discussing her novel, "Maggie McKinnon," from 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 27 at Borders located at 1705 Mall of Georgia Blvd., Buford. For more information, call 678-482-0872.


The Gwinnett County Public Library is hosting a Gwinnett Reading Festival and will have a special appearance by Spider-Man from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 8. The event will be held at the Gwinnett County Fairgrounds at 2405 Sugarloaf Parkway. For more information, visit www.gwinnett or or call 770-978-5154.


Art Station is hosting "A Tour of Southern Ghosts" from Oct. 15 to 31 at Stone Mountain Park. The tour hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays and from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. For additional information, call ART Station at 770-469-1105, visit or call Stone Mountain Park at 770-498-5600.

Oct. 18

The Taste of Centerville will be from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Presbyterian Church of the Redeemer, located at 3750 Zoar Church Road in Snellville. For more information, call 770-979-2567.

Oct. 25

Star 94's Movie Under the Stars presents "Scooby Doo and Halloween" on the Green at dusk Oct. 25 in historic downtown Duluth. For more information, visit or call Elizabeth Rudin at 678-475-3512.

Ongoing events

The Hudgens Center for the Arts is hosting the "Gifts from Africa: Bronzes, Art and Artifacts" exhibit of the personal collection of African art through December. For more information, call 770-623-6002.

Aurora Theater will host the Ghost Tours at 8:30 p.m. every Friday and Saturday night through September with an expanded Halloween schedule that will include tours every night in October. For reservations call 678-226-6222 or visit for more information.

Button Theatre announces their next series of classes. Classes will be held on Tuesdays. Classes are as follows: Acting 101 at 5 to 6:30 p.m., Acting 102 at 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

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

"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

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

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.