Upcoming events at Dallas Theater include:
-- Open auditions for the play “Murder in 3-D” are set for Saturday at 10 a.m. Interested adults 18 and over should call for an audition time, and be prepared to bring a one-minute monologue of any kind. Call (770) 445-5180 for an audition time.
-- The Sockhops in concert Sept. 12 at 7:30 p.m. From doo-wop to Motown, and the sounds from California to Great Britain, The Sock Hops are pleased to recreate some of the great musical hits of the 1950s, ‘60s and 70s. Tickets are $16 and $14.
Information: (678) 363-0813 or www.dallastheater-civiccenter.com
Movies, craft day
Upcoming events at New Georgia Public Library include:
-- Monthly teen movie feature today at 4:30 p.m. Call the library for title.
-- “Toddler Time” on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. and “Twinkle Time” on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m., both led by children’s specialist Lisa Ochoa.
-- Kid’s Craft Day Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. New Georgia Library is at 94 Ridge Road in Dallas.
Information: (770) 459-8163 or visit www.wgrl.net.
Maude P. Ragsdale (Hiram) Public Library will host a “Saturday Movie Matinee” Saturday, Aug. 9, and every second Saturday of the month at 2 p.m. Each month a new family-friendly movie is shown. Everyone who attends also will receive free popcorn. For information on the title of the movie, call (770) 439-3964. Maude P. Ragsdale (Hiram) Public Library is at 1815 Hiram-Douglasville Highway.
Information: (770) 439-3964 or visit www.facebook.com/hiramlibrary
A reception and awards ceremony is set for Saturday, Aug. 9, from 6 to 8 p.m. for the Paulding County Fine Arts Association’s seventh annual Adult Photography Competition at the association’s Historic Courthouse Gallery and Studios at 11 Courthouse Square in Dallas. It is open to the public.
‘Food Truck Friday’
The Downtown Dallas Merchants Association will host its inaugural “Food Truck Friday” Aug. 15 from 6 to 9 p.m. on Main Street in Dallas. Other scheduled dates are Sept. 12 and Oct. 10. The event will feature live entertainment in the Courthouse Square, and inflatable play areas for the children. Food vendors will range from barbecue to pizza, "surf and turf" and more.
‘Hot Rod Madness’
The Olde Town Hiram Business Association will host a “Hot Rod Madness” car show and festival featuring live music, food vendors, raffles and more Aug. 16 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. in downtown Hiram. Downtown Hiram businesses will be open late for the event. The area is off Hiram-Douglasville Highway north of Hiram Sudie Road.
Information: (404) 425-8149 or look for Olde Town Hiram Business Association on Facebook
Paulding County will host an outdoor movie, “Rio 2” Aug. 16 at sundown on the big screen at Veterans Memorial Park in front of the Paulding government center and courthouse on Jimmy Campbell Parkway in Dallas. All ages are welcome.
Information: (770) 445-8065
Georgia Classic Rides block party and car cruise-in is set for Aug. 23 and every fourth Saturday, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Main Street in downtown Dallas.