Weekend Events for Cumming, GA for May 31 – June 2, 2013

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Cumming Farmers Market at the Cumming Fairgrounds.

Happy first week of summer! We have enjoyed not having a schedule and (attempting to) sleep in. What do you have planned for the weekend? Here’s a roundup of free and cheap things to do this weekend in and around Forsyth County, Georgia.

Friday, May 31
11:00 am – Warbington Farms Story time – visit for a story time and take a hayride, visit the petting zoo, play in the corn crib and enjoy the family fun farm park! Admission is $8.00 kids and $5.00 adults.
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Brookwood Farmers Market – Caney Creek Preserve. Family Friendly Activities, Entertainment, and over 30 Vendors!!! Check also their Facebook page for updates. New this year – fun activities for kids!
7:00 pm – Still Pointe Studios Presents It’s Spring Concert and Peter & The Wolf at South Forsyth High School. Experience an hour of worship with Still Pointe Studios’ Spring Concert, followed by a performance of the beloved tale, Peter and the Wolf. The entire family will be enchanted by this half-hour ballet! Online ticket purchase is available until 2 days prior to the event.  General Admission tickets, if still available, may be purchased at the door for $12. Find the link to online ticketing at www.thestillpointestudios.com
Saturday, June 1
6:30 am – 12:00 pm – Cumming Farmers Market OPEN – Wednesdays and Saturdays beginning June 1, 6:30 a.m. – noon, Cumming Fairgrounds parking lot, 235 Castleberry Road, Cumming, GA.

9:00 am – 12:00 pm – Home Depot Kids Workshop  – Make a cool Lawn Mower Pencil Holder.

  • FREE hands-on workshops designed forKids Workshop Apron, commemorative pin and children ages 5 – 12 offered the 1st Saturday of every month at all The Home Depot stores between 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills, tool safety and instill a sense of pride and accomplishment.
  • All kids get to keep their craft and receive a FREE  certificate of achievement.

10:00 am – Pike Nursery – Beneficial Bugs for Your Garden – While some insects wreak havoc on your plants, there are others that help plants thrive. Find out which bugs benefit your garden during this free class. Plus, we’re giving away over a half a million ladybugs June 1 & 2 during Ladybug Days, so you’ll get to take a sample packet home with you.

10:30 am – 11:30 am on the half hour – Michaels Kids Club – National Drawing Day – Let your kids explore their creativity while you shop! Only $2 per child reserves 30 minutes for your creative kid. Sessions starting every half hour from 10:30am – 11:30am. See a store associate to join the fun!
11:00 am Barnes & Noble storytime – join the fun and hear animal stories.

11:00 am – 2:00 pm – Barnes & Noble Mentor Me Bookfair – Tae Kwon Do demonstration, book signing, face painting, costume characters and more!

2:00 pm – Still Pointe Studios Presents It’s Spring Concert and Peter & The Wolf at South Forsyth High School. Experience an hour of worship with Still Pointe Studios’ Spring Concert, followed by a performance of the beloved tale, Peter and the Wolf. The entire family will be enchanted by this half-hour ballet! Online ticket purchase is available until 2 days prior to the event.  General Admission tickets, if still available, may be purchased at the door for $12. Find the link to online ticketing at www.thestillpointestudios.com

7:00 pm – Bingo – VFW Looking for a little Family Fun*.  Come join us each Tuesday and Saturday for Bingo.  New Games. Bigger grand prize. Concessions are available. Both sessions are NON SMOKING family fun. *Please note: Children must be 6 years or older.
Sunday, June 2
10:00 am – 2:00 pm – Browns Bridge Philippines Mission Trip Car Wash at Moe’s Southwest Grill on Keith Bridge Road – Fundraiser after Sunday services to raise funds for their trip to Cebu City, Philippines in July. Moe’s is matching the first $1000.00 that they raise in support that day.
ALL WEEKEND
June 1 & June 2- Ladybug Weekend. Pike Nurseries is giving away over a half million ladybugs! One free ladybug packet per family. Ladybugs are the most popular pest control for your garden. Supplies are limited and are on a first-come, first serve basis. Also, there is a free class on June 1st at 10:00 am – attracting beneficial bugs to your garden!
ALPHARETTA EVENTS
10:00 am – 3:00 pm Activities Abound Summer Camp Open House at Chukkar Farm – Stop in and see how campers grades 3-11 spend their days participating in a variety of sports, art, riding, hiking, fishing, team building, and more on a 170 acre farm. Location: Chukkar Farm, 1140 Liberty Grove Road, Alpharetta, GA. 30004 Phone: 770-820-6529

 

 

 

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