Thursday

The theatrical production of "DRUMline Live" will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Classic Center Theater, 300 N. Thomas St., Athens. For more information, call 706-357-4444 or visit www.classiccenter.com.

Jan. 17

As part of their Evenings of Intimate Jazz concert series, the Arts Council launches the new year with a performance by The Christian Tamburr Trio at 8 p.m. Jan. 17 at 331 Spring St. N.W., Gainesville. For more information, call 770-534-2787 or visit www.theartscouncil.net.

Bestselling author Steve Berry will promote his new book, "The Charlemagne Pursuit," at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 17 at Eagle Eye Book Shop, 2076 N. Decatur Road in Decatur. For more information, visit www.eagleeyebooks.com.

Poetry Atlanta will begin at 2 p.m. Jan. 17 at Wordsmiths Books, 545 N. McDonough St. in Decatur. For more information, call 404-378-7166.

Feb. 7

The Ludwig Symphony Orchestra will present a "Beethoven Romance for Valentine's Day" gala concert at 8 p.m. Feb. 7 at the Roswell Cultural Arts Center located at 950 Forrest St. in Roswell. For information on tickets, call 770-623-8623 or visit www.ludwigsymphony.org.

Feb. 21

The Arts Council hosts a performance by The Kevin Bales Trio at 8 p.m. Feb. 21 at 331 Spring St., Gainesville. For more information, call 770-534-2787 or visit www.theartscouncil.net.

March 14

The Arts Council hosts a performance by The John McAndrew Trio at 8 p.m. March 14 at 331 Spring St., Gainesville. For more information, call 770-534-2787 or visit www.theartscouncil.net.

April 17

The Arts Council hosts a performance by the Joe Grandsen Quartet at 8 p.m. April 17 at 331 Spring St. N.W., Gainesville. For more information, call 770-534-2787 or visit www.theartscouncil.net.

Ongoing events

Enjoy seasonal displays throughout the garden of traditional greenery as well as carolers through Sunday at The Atlanta Botanical Gardens, 1345 Piedmont Ave. N.E., Atlanta. For more information, visit www.atlantabotanicalgarden.org.

The Big Apple Circus will present "PLAY ON!" Feb. 13 through March 7 at Stone Mountain Park. For more information, visit www.bigapplecircus.org.

Atlanta Ballet presents "Dracula" from Feb. 5 to 15 at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. For more information on tickets and show schedules, visit www.atlantaballet.com or www.ticketmaster.com.