Weekend Events in Cumming, GA for September 21 – September 23, 2012.

Fall is in the air and events are everywhere. Here’s a roundup of weekend events in Forsyth County, GA.

Friday, September 21

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

5:00 pm – Mellow Mushroom at The Avenue Forsyth – Family Fun Friday. 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.

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Sweet & Sassy Girls Night Out Spa Days at The Avenue Forsyth. Mini-facial, hand treatment, polish, limo ride, pizza & snacks, dancing, giveaways! $25.00 per girl, reservations required. Call the store for details. 770.781.030.

Saturday, September 22

9:00 am – 4:00 pm – Happy Dogs Play & Stay Open House – 6130 Parkway North Dr, Cumming, GA 30040 (Close to The Avenues at Hwy141) Join us for an open house! Take a free tour of our facility and sign up for a FREE day of dog daycare!

10:00 am – Lowe’s Build and Grow Clinic. Safety Month starts in October! Get it started right by building this cool Fire Truck at your local Lowe’s!

11:00 am – Barnes & Noble storytime at The Avenues Forsyth. Come join us as we read Bad Apple: A Tale of Friendship by Edward Hemingway. It is sure to be a fun time! Great for all ages.

4:00 pm – Midway Saddle Club September Open Horse Show – Midway Saddle Club is located on Seabolt Road, just off HWY 369 West in Cumming, GA  30028.  Everyone is welcome.  There will be over 35 classes and lots of delicious food.  For more information, visit www.midwaysaddleclub.com or like us on Facebook.  There is a $3 per person fee to enter the grounds on show day.  Children under 12 are admitted free.  To show your horse, you must bring a copy of a current COGGINS certificate.  See you at the show!

Sunday, September 23

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm – Play at the Park Family Fun Festival at Fowler Park. There will be lots of fun activities like inflatables, face painting, a petting zoo, community expo, shopping vendors, eats and treats and family entertainment. Admission to the tenth annual Play at the Park Family Fun Festival is free!

NEARBY EVENTS

September is National Preparedness Month from the CDC. There is also a free local event, Prep Fest in Alpharetta on September 22 at Solar Energy USA, 7565 Industrial Court, Alpharetta, Georgia 30004 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. Don’t let what happened recently in the D.C area happen to you and your family! Come discuss and examine options for emergency preparedness with some of the top local businesses! Learn more about Emergency Power Systems, Solar with Battery Backup, Container Homes, Water Reclamation, Off-Grid Living, Home Defense …and more! This is a FREE public event and attendees are asked to RSVP via this event page.

Burt’s Pumpkin Farm – 5 Burt’s Farm Rd Dawsonville, Georgia 30534. Hours will be from 9:00 a.m. till 6:00 p.m. Admission is free. The hayrides will be weekends only until October then the hayrides will be 7 days a week. Hayride cost: Adults $5.00, Kids 12 & under $4.00, infants 12 months and under free.

Hillcrest Orchards – Apple Pickin’ Jubilee begins September 8! Hillcrest Orchards is open daily: 9:00am – 6:00pm (Sept. 8 – Oct.) Admission is $6.00 per person. Click here for directions and more information. Apple varieties: Golden & Red Delicious, Granny Smith, Fuji, Pinata, Ambrosia, Gala & Honey Crisp with more coming in. Pig races are at 12:30 pm, 2:30 pm & 4:30 pm each day of the festival.

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 and Kinsey Family Farm are also fun-filled places to visit.

 

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