Today

"Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian" will be shown today as part of the Sandy Springs Movies by Moonlight event on the lawn at Sandy Springs United Methodist Church's Hitson Activity Center, 86 Mount Vernon Highway in Sandy Springs. The movie will be shown on a 45-foot screen at dusk. Admission and parking is free. Pets and alcohol are not allowed. For more information, call 404-256-9091 or e-mail director@leadershipsandysprings.org.

The sixth annual Black Box Improv Festival will open today at Georgia Tech's DramaTech Theatre, the Student Center and Under the Couch. For a show schedule, specific location details and more information, visit www.blackboximprov.com.

The Rosewater Theatre will present the musical "Sweeney Todd" at 8 p.m. today and Saturday. Admission is $18 for adults and $16 for seniors and children 12 and younger, plus tax. The theater is at 633 Holcomb Bridge Road in Roswell. For more information, call 770-640-5500 or visit www.rosewatertheatre.com.

Saturday

The 2009 Inspirational Jazz Fest will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday at St. James United Methodist Church, 3000 Webb Bridge Road in Alpharetta. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children. Visit www.stjamesumc.org or call 678-762-1543 for more information.

Sunday

The Rosewater Theatre will present the musical "Sweeney Todd" at 3 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $16 plus tax. The theater is at 633 Holcomb Bridge Road in Roswell. For more information, call 770-640-5500 or visit www.rosewatertheatre.com.

Thursday

The High Museum of Art will host a lecture titled "Women in Photography" at 7 p.m. Thursday. The program will feature a talk by Daniel Dixon. Admission to the museum is $18 for adults, $15 for seniors and college students with a valid ID, $11 for children ages 6 to 17 and free for members and children under age 6. The museum is at 1280 Peachtree St. N.E. in Atlanta. Visit www.high.org for more information.

Sept. 18

The High Museum of Art will host its September Friday Jazz event from 5 to 10 p.m. Sept. 18 with performer Dan Baraszu. Admission to the museum is $18 for adults, $15 for seniors and college students with a valid ID, $11 for children ages 6 to 17 and free for members and children under age 6. The museum is at 1280 Peachtree St. N.E. in Atlanta. Visit www.high.org for more information.

Sept. 29

The Atlanta Opera will host the Atlanta Opera Ball at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 29 at St. Regis Atlanta, 88 W. Paces Ferry Road in Buckhead. For more information, visit www.atlantaopera.org.

Oct. 1

The Jimmy Carter Presidential Museum will host a reopening ceremony at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 1 as a celebration of Carter's 85th birthday as well as the new museum honoring his life and work. The museum is at 441 Freedom Parkway in Atlanta. Call 404-865-7109 for more information.

Oct. 2

"Inkheart" will be shown as part of the Sandy Springs Movies by Moonlight event on the lawn at Sandy Springs United Methodist Church's Hitson Activity Center, 86 Mount Vernon Highway in Sandy Springs. The movie will be shown on a giant 45-foot screen at dusk. Admission and parking is free. Pets and alcohol are not allowed. For more information, call 404-256-9091 or e-mail director@leadershipsandysprings.org.

Oct. 3

Hudgens Center for the Arts will host its Fiber Arts Family Day Event from

10 a.m. to noon Oct. 3 at 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Building 300 in Duluth. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.thehudgens.org or call 770-623-6002.

Ongoing events

The Center for Puppetry Arts will present the grocery store journey "Adventure of Little Noodle" through Sunday. Show times are 10 and 11:30 a.m. Fridays, 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m. Saturdays and 1 and 3 p.m. Sundays. The center is at 1404 Spring St. at 18th in Atlanta. For admission prices and more information, call 404-873-3391.

The Georgia Ensemble Theatre will present the musical "Cotton Patch Gospel" through Sept. 20. The theater is at the Roswell Cultural Arts Center at 950 Forrest St. For more information, call 770-641-1260 or visit www.get.org.

The Atlanta Lyric Theatre will present "The Will Rogers Follies: A Life in Revue" through Sept. 20 at The Earl Smith Strand Theatre, 117 N. Park Square in Marietta. Ticket prices range from $30 to $35. For more information, visit www.atlantalyrictheatre.com or call 404-377-9948.

The Art Institute of Atlanta-Decatur will present its "Storybook Look: Illustrations by Southern Artists" exhibit through Sept. 30 at the Art Institute of Atlanta-Decatur Gallery, 1 W. Court Square, Suite 110, in Decatur. Hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. For more information or directions, call call 404-942-1800 or visit www.artinstitutes.edu/decatur.