The Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta kicks off its Hanukkah celebration a day early with From the Classics to Klezmer: A Taste of Minsk. The aptly titled Dec. 24 patron concert features Minsker Kapelye, a klezmer trio from Minsk, Belarus, along with Belarussian music director Boris Spector and double bass player Mark Bernat. Part of "Live From Minsk: A Chanukah Celebration!," the MJCCA's holiday festival, the band will also be offering family performances Dec. 25. For other activities happening that day, see Short List. $15-$20. 8 p.m. 5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody. 770-396-3250. www.atlantajcc.org.