Archives for June 21, 2012

Weekend Events in Cumming, GA for June 22 – 24, 2012.

Dutch Monkey garage saleThe weekend is around the corner. There are lots of fun events going on in Forsyth County, GA this weekend! What do you have planned?

Friday, June 22

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Brookwood Farmers Market  – At a new location this year – Caney Creek Preserve. Grand opening – lots of fun activities for the kids, fresh produce, unique crafts, musical entertainment and more!

5:00 pm – Mellow Mushroom at The Avenue Forsyth. Join Mellow Mushroom for Family Fun Fridays during the month of June and proceeds will go to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Custom kid’s coloring sheet with a donation to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta are available the entire month of June. For the kids: Balloon Art at 5 PM, Medium Cheese Pizza $10, $3 Mel’s Kids Floats. For the Adults: Live music at 7:30 PM.

Saturday, June 23

7:00 am – 4:00 pm Parking Lot Sale at Team Dutch Monkey. Shop for some treasures and for a good cause. Also pick up some of the best donuts in Georgia!

7:00 am – Noon – Cumming Fairgrounds Farmer’s Market. Support local farmers and enjoy fresh produce, tasty baked goods and other neat finds.

10:00 am – Lowe’s Build and Grow – Madagascar 3 Luxury Assault Vehicle. Alex and the gang are back this weekend! Register your child for this clinic and they can build this awesome Luxury Assault Vehicle from Madagascar 3! Saturday clinics begin at 10:00 A.M. Sunday clinics begin at 2:00 P.M.

11:00 am – Barnes & Noble at The Avenue Forsyth storytime. The Cat in the Hat is here for a chat! Hear a book about the Cat and take your picture — just like that! Fun for all ages.

1:00 pm – Barnes & Noble at The Avenue Forsyth – Imagination’s Destination Lego Hands-On Building Event. Join us for some summer fun at our Lego Building Event. Come join us as we explore the world of Lego at this hands-on event. Spaces are limited. Please come in or call to reserve your space. Participants must be 4 years of age or older. 770-781-0867.

7:00 pm – Northside Hospital Movies in the Park™ @ Cumming Fairgrounds – Movies in the Park™ returns to Cumming / Forsyth with two outdoor movie planned at the Cumming Fairgrounds. Bring the family to see a free outdoor movie and enjoy the pre-movie festivities.

Pre-movie festival begins at 7pm
Alvin & The Chipmunks: Chipwrecked – Movie begins at sundown 8:45 pm.

Outdoor movie on a giant inflatable movie screen in HD, children’s activities, inflatables, face painting, Lovey’s Funtastist Kids Show and concessions. Some activities may have a small fee. Event is RAIN OR SHINE.  In case of rain, the movie will be held under the arena. Bring a chair, blanket, bug spray.


The 23rd Annual Mountain Top Rodeo on Friday, June 22nd, and Saturday, June 23rd at R-Ranch in the Mountains, 65 R-Ranch Rd., Dahlonega, GA 30533. This year promises to be one of the best years to date with non-stop action, hilarious antics, and more fun than you can handle. Authentic sanctioned Rodeo events provide great entertainment for all ages. The kids will have a ball.

The midway opens both days at 6:00 PM and the Rodeo starts at 8:00 PM. There will be games for the kids along with food and souvenir/merchandise vendors. Discounted advance purchase tickets are – Adult one day, $10.00 and child (4-12 yr.) $5.00. Children 3 years and under are free. Multi-day discounted tickets are also available, and parking is $2.00. Tickets will also be available at the gate. So shine up your spurs, get out your timers, and let’s get ready to RODEO. For tickets or more information, call (706)864-6444, or visit our website at

Alpharetta Art in the Park is this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Come see artists at work as they create masterpieces right before your eyes.


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