Erica Branch, Cleveland. Christian praise and worship concert. 7 p.m. today, Mount Yonah Baptist Church, 882 Asbestos Road, Cleveland. Free. 706-865-5044 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Benefit Singing for Nicky Elrod, Cleveland. Featuring The Mike LeFevre Quartet, CS&K and Gerald Johnson. Benefits Elrod, who has acute myeloid leukemia, and his family. 7 p.m. Friday, Universal Chevrolet Pickin' Barn, 2907 U.S. 129 S., Cleveland. Donation. 706-969-9385.
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Gainesville. Bring lawn chairs or blankets and a picnic. 8 p.m. Friday, Smithgall Arts Center, 331 Spring St. SW, Gainesville. $25 or $240 for a table of eight. Rain date Sunday. 770-534-2787 or The Arts Council.
Christian Music Nights 2009, Dahlonega. Concerts. Food available; bring blankets or lawn chairs. 7 p.m. Friday, Jeff and Sheri Easter, Karen Peck and New River and a county-wide choir; 4:30 p.m. Saturday, pre-concert with House of Prayer Choir and a county-wide choir; 6 p.m. Saturday, Mark Lowry, Stan Whitmire, Watkins Family and Karen Peck and New River. Karen Peck and New River Park, 34 Gooch Road, Dahlonega. $12 donation at the gate; $10 advance tickets. 706-864-2082 or email@example.com.
The Joe Pope Tams, Braselton. Dance lessons, 7:30 p.m.; concert, 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, Chateau Elan, 100 Rue Charlemagne, Braselton. $30. 678-425-0900.Upcoming
Rascall Flatts, Atlanta. With Darius Rucker. 8 p.m. July 31, Lakewood Amphitheatre, 2002 Lakewood Way, Atlanta. $31-$71.75. Ticketmaster.
Appalachian Jam, Dahlonega. Saturdays through Nov. 7, downtown Dahlonega. Free. 706-864-3513.
Saturday Evening Concert Series, Helen. 8 p.m. Saturdays through Nov. 14, Unicoi State Park & Lodge, 1788 Ga. 356, Helen. $5 parking; donation.
The North Georgia Barbershop Singers, Cumming. Men only can join rehearsals. 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Christ the King Lutheran Church, 1125 Tribble Gap Road, Cumming. 770-889-9125 or 770-889-9125.