Weekend Events for Cumming, GA for 11/4 – 11/6/2011

Halloween has come and gone. What to do with your old pumpkins? A few years ago, our family started an annual pumpkin toss off of our back porch and see how far we can throw it into the woods.

Holiday events are beginning, believe it or not! Here’s what’s in store for the weekend in Forsyth County, GA. Hear of an event? Please comment and share with us!

Friday, November 4

11:00 am – 2:00 pm – Creekside MOPS Holiday Showcase – Creekside UMC MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) is hosting their annual Holiday Showcase Craft Fair.  Bring your friends and come get an early start on your Holiday Shopping.  Nearly 70 vendors will be selling gifts to home decor and everything in between! $1.00 admission.

5:00 pm – 8:00 pm – CougarFest – Fall Festival at Cumming Elementary festival and market.

Saturday, November 5

8:30 am – 1:00 pm Cumming First United Methodist Church Christmas Bazaar – Brunch and Lunch, Eat, Shop and Enjoy! Handmade crafts, decorations, baked goods.

9:00 am – 4:00 pm – Creekside MOPS Holiday Showcase – Creekside UMC MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) is hosting their annual Holiday Showcase Craft Fair.  Bring your friends and come get an early start on your Holiday Shopping.  Nearly 70 vendors will be selling gifts to home decor and everything in between! $1.00 admission.

9:00 am – 12:00 pm – Home Depot – Make a Veteran’s Day Picture Frame. The kids leave with their project, an orange apron & an achievement pin.

10:00 am – 1:00 pm – Grand Reopening McDonald’s on Atlanta Highway – People painters 10 – 1, Ronald McDonald in-store appearance 1:00 pm – prize drawings, photos with Ronald!

11:00 am – Barnes & Noble at The Avenues Forsyth – Story time for you and your little ones.

11:00 am – 3:00 pm – Archery Festival, Ducktown Park, Cumming, GA – For archery events, there will be lessons for youth and adults, prize targets, candy targets, 3D foam animal targets, and more! We’ll have food and drink for sale. Come on out for fun! Benefitting the ‘Hunter Williams Special Needs Trust’. Hunter Williams is one of our own club members, and at only 12 years old, needed and received a heart transplant in September of this year. We’re pulling out all of the stops this year for one of our own!

12:00 – 2:00 pm – Michaels Veteran’s Day Flag Event. FREE Make-It Take-It. Ages 3 & up. While supplies last.

1:00 pm – VFW – Turkey shoot on Saturday 1:00 pm fundraiser

APPLE ORCHARDS/CORN MAZES/FARM FUN

It is the end of apple season!  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 and Kinsey Family Farm are fun-filled places to visit.

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