What to do in Atlanta: Performing arts | July 1-8

Boogie down with "The Motown Sound" and entertain the kids with "Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type".

"The Secret Garden." Presented by Serenbe Playhouse. Through Aug. 2. $10-$20. 10496 Serenbe Lane, Chattahoochee Hills. www.serenbeplayhouse.com.

"Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type." Through July 26. $16.50. Center for Puppetry Arts, 1404 Spring St. N.W., Atlanta. 404-873-3391, www.puppet.org.

"Avenue Q: Adult Version." Presented by Horizon Theatre Company. Through July 12. Horizon also will present the PG-13 edition at 8 p.m. July 8. $30. VIP tickets, including reserved preshow table, a drink and other perks, start at $45. Oglethorpe University's Conant Performing Arts Center, 4484 Peachtree Road N.E., Atlanta. www.horizontheatre.com. Read more about the show here.

Sondheim on Sondheim. July 2-18. $15-$28. Act3 Productions, 6285 Roswell Road N.E., Atlanta. www.act3productions.org.

"The Motown Sound." July 3-26. $20-$25. The Earl Smith Strand Theatre, 117 N. Park Square, Marietta. www.earlsmithstrand.org.

Roswell Summer Puppet Series: "Animalia." July 6-11. $5. Roswell Cultural Arts Center, 950 Forrest St., Roswell. www.roswellgov.com/PuppetShows.  Read more about the Roswell Summer Puppet Series here.

"Chasin' dem Blues: The Untold Story of Paramount Records." July 7-Aug. 2. $20-$35. True Colors Theatre Company at Southwest Arts Center, 915 New Hope Road, Atlanta. 1-877-725-8849, www.TrueColorsTheatre.org.

Loomis Bros. Circus. July 8-9. $8-$20. Gwinnett County Fairgrounds, 2405 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville. loomiscircus.com.