Saturday

Centennial Olympic Park will be holding its Fourth of July celebration Saturday. Children's events will be offered from noon until 5 p.m. followed by live music. The AirTran Airways Fireworks Spectacular will be held later in the evening. Call 404-223-4090 or visit www.centennialpark.com for more information.

Tuesday

Brad Thor, author of "The Apostle," will be holding a book signing at

4:30 p.m.Tuesday at Eagle Eye Books, 2076 N. Decatur Road in Decatur. Call 404-486-0307 for more information.

July 10

The Atlanta Botanical Gardens SunTrust Concerts in the Garden series will present The Wallflowers at 8 p.m. July 10 on the gardens' great lawn. For tickets, visit www.ticket

master.com.

July 12

The Smithgall Arts Center Summer Series will open with a performance by Mallory Lewis and Lamb Chop at 2:30 p.m. July 12 at Brenau University's Pearce Auditorium, 500 Washington St. S.E. in Gainesville. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for children. Visit www.thearts

council.net or call 770-534-2787 for more information.

July 13

Matthew H. Bernstein, author of "Screening a Lynching: The Leo Frank Case on Film and Television," will conduct a talk and signing July 13 at the Decatur Library, 215 Sycamore St. in Decatur. Call 404-252-4587 for more information.

July 17

The Smithgall Arts Center Summer Series will present Benny Anderson and the Drifters at 8 p.m. July 17 at 331 Spring St. in Gainesville. Tickets are $25 or $240 for a table for eight. Visit www.theartscouncil.net or call 770-534-2787 to order tickets or for more information.

July 22

The Atlanta Botanical Gardens SunTrust Concerts in the Garden series will present Joan Baez at

8 p.m. July 22 on the gardens' great lawn. For tickets, visit www.ticketmaster.com.

July 24

The Atlanta Botanical Gardens SunTrust Concerts in the Garden series will present Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers at

8 p.m. July 24 on the gardens' great lawn. For tickets, visit www.ticketmaster.com.

The Smithgall Arts Center Summer Series will present the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra's 34th anniversary performance at 8 p.m. July 24 at 331 Spring St. in Gainesville. Tickets are $25 or $240 for a table for eight. Visit www.theartscouncil.net or call 770-534-2787 to order tickets or for more information.

July 27

Sterling on the Lake and Fifth Row Center will hold a summer theater camp for students ages 6 to 18 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. July 27 through 31 at Sterling on the Lake in Flowery Branch. For more information, e-mail Donna Chalmers at 5thRowCenter@gmail.com or call 770-965-0534.

July 30

Daniel Silva, author of "The Defector," will conduct a talk and signing at 7 p.m. July 30 at Barnes and Noble Buckhead, 2900 Peachtree Road in Atlanta. Call 404-252-4587 for more information.

Aug. 1

The Chukkar Farm and Polo Club Concert Series will present "Songwriters in the Round" at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 1 at Chukkar Farm and Polo Club, 1005 Little River Way in Alpharetta. The concert will feature Marcia Ramirez and Kaci Bolls with James Casto. Visit www.homebydark.com or call 678-665-0040 for more information.

Aug. 28

The Atlanta Botanical Gardens SunTrust Concerts in the Garden series will present Los Lobos at

8 p.m. Aug. 28 on the gardens' great lawn. For tickets, visit www.ticketmaster.com.

Sept. 5

Chukkar Farm and Polo Club Concert Series will present the "Songwriters in the Round" concert series featuring Tim Buppert and Rachel Williams with James Casto at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 5. Chukkar Farm is at 1005 Little River Way in Alpharetta. Visit www.chukkarfarm.com for more information.

Arts on the Creek will be held from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Sept. 5 and 6 at Perimeter Church, 9500 Medlock Bridge Road in Johns Creek. Visit www.artsonthecreek.org or call 678-405-2000 for more information.

Ongoing events

The Atlanta Botanical Garden will present "Moore in America," an exhibition of sculptures by British artist Henry Moore, through Oct. 31. For more information and the gardens' hours of operation, visit www.atlantabotanicalgarden.org

The High Museum of Art will present an exhibition of photographs by Richard Misrach through Aug. 23. For more information, visit www.High.org.

The High Museum of Art will present an exhibition of four masterpieces by Claude Monet through Aug. 23. For more information, visit www.High.org.

Theatrical Outfit and Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre will present "Blood Knot" from July 10 to Aug. 2 at the Balzer Theater at Herren's, 84 Luckie St. in Atlanta. For more information, call 678-528-1500 or visit www.theatricaloutfit.org.

The Johns Creek Arts Center will host "The Art of Storytelling" summer camp from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Aug. 7 at 6290 Abbotts Bridge Road, Building 700 in Johns Creek.

The Rosewater Theater will present "The Producers: The Musical" at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and

3 p.m. Sundays through June 27. For more information or tickets, call 770-640-5500 or visit www.rosewatertheatre

.com.

Whitespace will present "Civic Remedies" by Scott Silvey through July 3 at 814 Edgewood Ave., Inman Park in Atlanta. Gallery Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday or by appointment.

The Onstage Atlanta Theatre Company will present "The Wild Party" Sunday and July 10 through 25 at 2597 N. Decatur Road in Atlanta. For more information, call 404-897-1802 or visit www.onstageatlanta.com.

ART Station will present its 2009 Children's Summer Performance Series every Thursday through July 30, at ART Station in Stone Mountain Village. For more information, call 770-469-1105 or visit www.artstation.com.