Weekend Events in Cumming, GA from 12/2 – 12/4/11

December is here and so is the start of the holiday season. There’s lots of things to do in Cumming, GA this weekend! If you hear of anything else, please comment and share!

Friday, 12/2

The Christmas in Cumming Light Show starts Thanksgiving Night. Mark your calendar and make plans to enjoy the show sometime this season. Bigger than ever with 250,000 lights on 6 houses.

Saturday 12/3

8:30 am – 12:00 pm – Chattahoochee Elementary Santa Breakfast and Holiday Bazaar – Holiday crafts for sale, raffles, student art gallery, musical performances and pictures with Santa!

9:00 am – 2nd Annual Jingle Jog 5K – Cumming Town Center, Market Place Blvd. – This fun race will start at Cumming Town Center on Marketplace Boulevard in Cumming, GA, travel east down Mary Alice Park Road and loop bringing you back to Cumming Town Center. The Jingle Jog is a chip timed race, with water stops along the way, with a fantastic participant package and a festive event shirt.   It is also a Peachtree Road Race qualifier!

9:00 am – 12:00 pm – Home Depot craft snowman napkin holders – make a special holiday gift for someone you love.

10:00 am – 6:00 pm – North Forsyth High’s Brunch With Santa & Christmas Bazaar – Brunch & Shopping Expo

11:00 am – 3:00 pm – Pet Pictures With Santa at Rucker Horse & Pet, Keith Bridge Road location.  Benefits HSFC.

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Chef & Fatman Cooking Show at Kinsey Family Farm– Join us for a cooking demonstration as Executive Chef Fred Genovese and the “Fat Man” Kevin Jenkins host their Talk Radio 1160 cooking show from the Kinsey Family Farm barn! Laugh at the Fat Man’s humor and delight in the skills of the Chef, and try free samples of their recipes while  you and your family enjoy the scenery!  And if you you are still hungry after the show there is hot chocolate then roast a few old fashioned marshmallows over the fire just outside our barn!

1 PM – 5 PM  Complimentary Photos with Santa and Horse Drawn Carriage Rides – The Avenue Forsyth on Saturdays through 12/17. Bring your camera! Enjoy complimentary photos with Santa in The Park near Coldwater Creek and Horse Drawn Carriage Rides every Saturday from from November 26 – December 17.

3:30 – 4:30 pm – Cumming Christmas Parade – celebrate the holiday season by watching a parade with Santa and lots of community groups march down Market Place Blvd.

4:30 – 6:30 pm – Celebration of Lights at Northside Hospital – Forsyth. Bring your family and friends and enjoy entertainment from local groups and schools, photos with Santa Claus and many other activities for the kids. WSB-TV anchor Fred Blankenship will serve as emcee. Christmas trees will be lit in Atlanta, Alpharetta and Cumming, with lights on the trees representing those who have been affected by cancer.

Sunday 12/4

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Hampton Park Library – Family Cinema free movie.

3:30 pm – 6:00 pm – SAFFT Hope for the Holidays open house. Join us December 4, 2011 from 3:30-6:00pm and see the impact SAFFT is making in our community. The event includes:

– Kids Crafts
– Pictures With Santa
– Tree Giveaways
– Caroling
– Marshmallow Roasting
– Christmas Shopping
– SAFFT House Lighting @ 6pm

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm – Adventure Kids Christmas Fun – Cookie decorating, reindeer food making, & fun!!! Join us as we kick off our Toys for Tots drive too!!! Bring a camera for photo ops & there is no extra charge for the special activities!!!! Santa and Mrs. Claus arrive at 4:00 pm! $5 play all day!

Daily

The Christmas in Cumming Light Show starts Thanksgiving Night and runs daily at 5:30 pm – on. Mark your calendar and make plans to enjoy the show sometime this season. Bigger than ever with 250,000 lights on 6 houses.

 

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