Weekend Events for Cumming, GA for May 9 – May 11, 2014

It looks to be a soggy start to Mother’s Day weekend! Hopefully Sunday will be a sunnier forecast. Here is a roundup of things to do in Forsyth County, GA this weekend. As always, please comment and share if you hear of any other events.

story time at warbington farms

Story time at Warbington Farms.

Friday, May 9

11:00 am – 3:00 pm – The Vickery Village Farmers Market is here for its second year! This farmers market is one of few in which the produce is truly farm fresh … wherein the farmer is the grower. Other vendors include sausage, meat, fish, eggs, cheese, soaps, and other assorted artisans. For more info, questions, or comments, email us at VickeryVillageFarmersMarket @ hotmail. com. Like us on Facebook: Vickery Village Farmers Market by Southern Growers (you must type our name exactly like this)

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Brookwood Farmers Market at Caney Creek Preserve.

Saturday, May 10

9:00 am – Pike Nurseries – All About Hydrangeas at 9 am. During this free class, our plant experts will offer tips and information on growing these elegant landscape shrubs.

9:45 am – Pike Nurseries – DIY Make & Take Floral Container Garden at 9:45 am* (Following Hydrangea Class) Create a planted gift mom will love. Join us for a make & take class to get hands on help from our floral gift experts. *Pay only for supplies used.

10:00 am – Lowe’s Build and GrowMother’s Day is right around the corner! Bring your child to Lowe’s and they can build this cool Flower Delivery Truck. Add a flower and it’s the perfect way to deliver a special gift to Mom!

10:00 am – 2:00 pm – Warbington Farms Farmer for a Day (weather permitting) Join us for a day of farming fun! We will have storytime about farm life, plant a seed at the farm, kids will get a seed to take home to plant, plus kids get an ice-pop (farm life is hard you know!). This is a great way for kids to see how food grows and learn about farming! You MUST pre register via the “Tickets” link but will pay at farm. We are limiting it to the first 50 people who register. If this time slot fills, we may consider another time slot. If it rains, they will email you an update if it gets reschedule.

11:00 am Barnes & Noble storytime. Oh, the Things Moms Can Do! Dads, give mom some time to relax and bring the kids to celebrate the unpredictable adventures that mothers face.

1:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Cumming Aquatic Center Outdoor Leisure Pool Open (weather permitting) Check the website for updates. Open weekends for one session until Memorial Day weekend.

4:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Flavors of Forsyth at the Forsyth Conference Center. Sample tasty Forsyth County restaurant food, shop for neat gifts from local vendors, jam to music and enjoy the kids zone!
Stamp out hunger food drive – USPS. On Saturday, May 10, 2014, leave a bag of canned food by your mailbox for the mail carrier food drive.

Sunday, May 12

Happy Mother’s Day to moms everywhere. We hope you enjoy your special day!

Stars & Strikes Moms Bowl Free! Moms get free bowling games, lazer tag, shoe rental, bumper cars. Have dinner in the restaurant and get 25% off your food bill!

Moms Eat Free with purchase at Beef O’Brady’s on Freedom Parkway. Up to a $10.00 value.

 

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