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Today

Suwanee Performing Arts will present "Beauty and the Beast" at 8 p.m. today on the Suwanee Town Center stage. Lawn seating is free, while a table for eight is $90 and table seating for four is $45. To reserve a table, call 770-821-7654.

Button Theatre will present "The Mousetrap" at

8 p.m. today and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Red Clay Theatre, 3116 Main St. in Duluth. Admission is $18. For more information, call 678-407-0772 or visit www.buttontheatre.com.

New Dawn Theater Company will present "The Three Musketeers" at 8 p.m. today, at 2 and

8 p.m. Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday at 3087 Main. St. in Duluth. Admission is $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and $10 for students. For more information, visit www.newdawntheatercompany.com.

New London Theatre will present "The Pirates of Penzance" at 8 p.m. today and Saturday and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at 2485 Main St. in Snellville. Admission is $12 in advance and $15 at the door. For more information, call 770-979-3691 or visit www.newlondontheatre.org.

Sunday

Red Clay Theatre will continue its Summer Sounds '09 Concert Series with Krysta Nick, Ashley Riviera and Brad Cox performing on Sunday. Doors will open at 6 p.m., and the music will begin at 7. Tickets are $10 for this all-ages event. Red Clay Theatre is at 3116 Main St. in Duluth. Visit www.jem-entertainment.com for more information.

Aug. 7

New London Theatre will present the One Acts/New Directors Showcase at 8 p.m. Aug. 7 and 8 and at 8 p.m. Aug. 14 and 15 at the theater, 2485 E. Main St. in Snellville. For more information, call 770-559-1484 or visit www.newlondontheatre.org.

Aug. 8

Duluth's Flicks on the Bricks will feature the movie "Tale of Despereaux" at dusk Aug. 8 on the Town Green, 3142 Hill St. in Duluth. The event is free to attend. For more information, call 770-476-3434 or visit www.duluthga.net.

Chateau Elan's Groove with the Grapes Summer Concert Series will feature The Embers from 8:30 to 11 p.m. at the winery pavilion, 100 tour de France in Braselton. Tickets are $30. For more information, call 678-425-0900 ext. 41 or visit www.chateauelan.com.

Aug. 9

Red Clay Theatre will continue its Summer Sounds '09 Concert Series with Julie Gribbel and Freddie Way. Doors will open at 6 p.m., and the music will begin at 7. Tickets are $10 for this all-ages event. Red Clay Theatre is at 3116 Main St. in Duluth. Visit www.jem-entertainment.com for more information.

Aug. 15

Folk Fest 2009, an annual self-taught art show and sale, will be held from 5 to 10 p.m. Aug. 15, from

10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 16 and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 17 at the North Atlanta Trade Center, 1700 Jeurgens Court in Norcross. Admission is $15 for the opening and includes re-admission Aug. 15 and 16. For more information, call 770-532-1115 or 404-403-4244.

Chateau Elan's Groove with the Grapes Summer Concert Series will feature The Jesters from 8:30 to 11 p.m. at the winery pavilion, 100 tour de France in Braselton. Tickets are $30. For more information, call 678-425-0900 ext. 41 or visit www.chateauelan.com.

Aug. 16

Red Clay Theatre will continue its Summer Sounds '09 Concert Series with Stephen Norwood and The Twisted Solutions and Exit Strategy performing Aug. 16. Doors will open at

6 p.m., and the music will start at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 for this all-ages event. Red Clay Theatre is at 3116 Main St. in Duluth. Visit www.jem-entertainment.com for more information.

Aug. 21

Symphony on the Green, a classical choral concert, will be held at

7 p.m. Aug. 21 at the Duluth Amphitheatre, 3578 W. Lawrenceville St. in Duluth. The concert is free to attend. For more information, call 770-925-8900 or visit www.gwinnettsymphony.org.

Auditions will be held for "The Lion in Winter," an upcoming production presented by Lionheart Theatre Company, at 7 p.m. Aug. 21 and at 4 p.m. Aug. 22 at 10 College St. in Norcross. Auditions will consist of a cold reading from the script and no reservations are required. The cast will include five men and two women ages 18 and older. Call backs will be held at 7 p.m. Aug. 24. For more information, call 770-885-0425 or visit www.lionhearttheatre.org.

Ongoing events

Tannery Row Artist Colony will present the summer art exhibit Sunny Side UP! from noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday through Aug. 30. Tannery Row is at 554 W. Main St. in Buford, and admission to the gallery is free. For more information on the exhibit, visit www.tanneryrowartistcolony.com.

Pickin in the Grayson City Park will be held at 6:30 p.m. the last Saturday of each month through September. Organized by Grayson resident Eddie Rawlins, the free event features professional and amateur musicians from the area who perform family-friendly, acoustic-based bluegrass, country and gospel music. Guests can bring their own beverages and snacks, but no alcohol is allowed. For more information, call the city of Grayson at 770-963-8017.

"Bright Color Splash," and exhibit of paintings, and "Mediterranean," an exhibit of photography, will be on display at the George Pierce Park Community Recreation Center, 55 Buford Highway in Suwanee, through Aug. 31. Exhibit hours are

9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays. Admission is free. For more information, call 770-831-4173.