Weekend Events for Cumming, GA for October 12 – October 14, 2012.

Here is what’s happening around Forsyth County, GA this weekend. If you hear of anything else, please comment and share with us.

Friday, October 12

4:00 pm – 12:00 pm – Cumming Country Fair & Festival – Football Friday night – FREE Admission After 9:00 p.m. with a High School Football Ticket Stub (Oct. 12, 2012 Ticket Stub Only.)

Saturday, October 13

10:00 am – 12:00 pm – Cumming Country Fair & Festival – FREE Admission and Rides 10 am -11 am, 2 Ride for the Price of 1 (11 am -3 pm)

10:00 am – Lowe’s Build & Grow – Ghoul Bus – Halloween is right around the corner! Get in the spirit with this spooktacular Ghoul Bus!

10:00 am – 5:00 pm – Purple Palooza – Home Depot Parking Lot – Harvest & Health festival. Fun activities for all ages, including moonwalks, 22′ slide, obstacle course, pony rides, face painting, LIVE ENTERTAINMENT & FREE HEALTH SCREENINGS. Central High School Trash Cans performances! Awesome cake walks! Local business vendors, Auction, food provided by Chick-fil-A, JIM ‘N NICK’S BAR-B-Q, Lenny’s Sub Shop. Proceeds to benefit BE THE MATCH FOUNDATION. Hosted by MEDICA FORSYTH IMAGING CENTER.

12:00 pm – 6:00 pm – 2nd annual Pumpkin Palooza at Warbington Farms – “Hey” rides, pony rides, face painting, slides, petting zoo, live music and so much more! Start or keep your pumpkin tradition with us!
10:00 am – 4:00 pm – Bethelview UMC Scarecrow Festival. Food & entertainment for the whole family. Kids zone, pet world, contests, vendors, crafts, music and more. Free parking with a canned good item. Win prizes! Build a scarecrow, fresh baked cobbler, doggy fashion and talent shows. Show times: 1:00 pm fashion show, 2:30 pm talent show. Free child ID program through GACHIP.
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Little Mill Middle School Chili Cookoff and Fall Festival – Come to Little Mill Middle School for a day of chili tasting, fun, games, and activities for the entire family!
7:00 pm – Barnes & Noble – Harry Potter Halloween Party – Calling all Harry Potter fans! Join us for our Harry Potter Halloween Party. Come dressed in your best Harry Potter themed costume. Will have lots of great games, prizes and much more!

Sunday, October 14

12:30 – 9 pm – Cumming Country Fair & Festival – Students 18 & under admitted FREE & RIDE FREE w/ school coupon from 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm. Last day! American Bullriders Tour 6:00 pm.

Octoberfest at the Gasthaus! Open All Sundays in October!! From 2pm to 5PM for a “German Picnic” Bratwurst, Knockwurst, German Potato Salad, Spatzel, Pretzels and the like. From 5pm to 9pm our regular dinner menu. Also Sunday Entertainment by Sherri and Larry a great duet that plays traditional German Music.

-Live Music with Sherri & Larry every Sunday and Saturday Oct 20th.

-Bratwurst eating competition Sunday Oct 14th

-Spatzle (German egg noodle) eating competition Sunday Oct 28th

-Sundays open at 2pm for German Picnic and live music, 5pm-9pm Dinner and live music.

NEARBY EVENTS

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.

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.

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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