Weekend Events for Cumming, GA for 9/23 – 9/25, 2011

Fowler Park Festival.

A little rain won’t hurt a chance to get outside and enjoy your weekend! Fall is a busy time of year with school, sports and festivals. Here is what’s happening in and around Forsyth County, GA this weekend.

Friday, September 23

7:00 am – 5:00 pm – Blood Drive at the Northside Hospital Forsyth Bennett Education Center. From 7 am to 5 pm, you can join others who have made a commitment to share the gift of life by donating blood. The need is constant. The gratification is instant. Your support is appreciated.

4:00 pm – 9:00 pm – Haagen Dazs – The Avenues Forsyth – Free Cone Day – Donate $1.00 to Bert’s Big Adventure and get a scoop of ice cream.

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Brookwood Farmers Market  – lots of fun activities for the kids, fresh produce, unique crafts, musical entertainment and more!

Saturday, September 24

7:00 am – 12:00 pm – Cumming Farmers Market – support local farmers of Forsyth and surrounding counties, swap recipes and meet your neighbors! Cumming Fairgrounds parking lot.

8:00 am – 1:00 pm – Lake Lanier Shore Sweep, Bald Ridge Marina. Keep Forsyth County Beautiful and the Lake Lanier Association are working together. Forsyth County locations participating in the event include Bald Ridge MarinaHabersham Marina, and Port Royale Marina. The event will take place from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. Volunteers report to a participating location to pick up trash bags and a shore line area assignment for trash collection. All volunteers turning in at least one full bag of trash receive a t-shirt. Advance registration for the event is NOT required, but it does help us in scheduling shoreline coverage. If you would like to notify us of your plans to participate, please send an email to lakeinfo@lakelanier.org. For more information regarding the event, see www.lakelanier.org.

10:00 am – 12:00 pm – Michaels– American Girl Doll Event – Bring your doll and cook up some fun! FREE Make-It Take-It Breakfast Plate and Chef Hat. While supplies last. Ages 3 and up.

10:00 am – Lowe’s Build and Grow – Your kids will love this Fire Truck! The kit comes complete with stickers and a working siren!

11:00 am – Barnes & Noble story time at The Avenues Forsyth – Hear the adventures of Llama Llama!

Sunday, September 25

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm – Fowler Park – Play at the park… A family fun Festival! FREE ADMISSION! Fun for all ages! There will be Face painting, Games, Music, Inflatables, Food, Arts and Crafts and Community!

APPLE ORCHARDS/CORN MAZES/FARM FUN

It is the start of apple season and the orchards are opening!  Here is a directory of apple orchards and festivals in North Georgia. There are also corn mazes opening from Buford to Uncle Shuck’s to the North Georgia corn maze! Cagle’s Family Farm is also a fun-filled place to visit.

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