Weekend Events for Cumming, GA for August 29 – August 31, 2014

midwaysaddleclubLabor Day weekend is here! If you are celebrating near or far, I wish you a safe and relaxing weekend. If you opt for a staycation, here are some fun things to do in and around Forsyth County, GA this weekend.

There are also lots of fun things to do in Atlanta this Labor Day Weekend. Check out Field Trips with Sue’s DragonCon Parade advice! Explore Georgia offers 55 Things to Do on Labor Day Weekend in Georgia. Great list!

Friday, August 29 – Costco opens!

10:00 am – 2:00 pm – The Vickery Village Farmers Market. 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. Like us on Facebook: Vickery Village Farmers Market by Southern Growers

11:00 am – 4:00 pm – Cumming Library – American Red Cross Blood Drive. Just an hour of your time and you can give the gift of life.

11:15 AM – 11:45 am – Hampton Park Library – Preschool Pals Storytime

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Brookwood Farmers Market at Brookwood Elementary School. Family Friendly Activities, Entertainment, and over 30 Vendors!!! New location on Vaughn Drive at Brookwood Elementary School! Check also their Facebook page for updates. They have fun activities for kids!

Saturday, August 30

10:00 am – 12:00 pm – Michaels Kids Club Event: Grandparents Day Card. Why not spoil the grandparents? Let the kids craft while you shop, and then they get to take their creativity home with them! Just $2 per 30-minute session – including supplies. Ages 3 & up welcome!

11:00 am – Barnes & Noble – The Collection Forsyth. The Only Alex Addleston in These Mountains Storytime. Alex Addleston and Alex Addleston do everything together. But when Alex’s parents move her family to Kenya, the two friends lose contact with each other. One day, just maybe, they will rediscover what it means to be best friends, no matter what.

11:15 am – 12:00 pm – Post Road Library – Saturday Family Storytime. Start your weekend off right at the Post Road Library. We’ll have stories, dancing, and fun! This storytime is great for the whole family!

1:15 pm – 2:15 pm – Stranger Danger Program with the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office – Post Road Library. Presented by the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office, this valuable program educates kids on the dangers of strangers and teaches specific techniques for protection against them. Please register to attend. Children will be divided into appropriate age groups, 4-7 years & 8-11 years.

ALL WEEKEND

IPRA World Championship Rodeo at the Cumming Fairgrounds Covered Arena from August 29-31, 2014 – Friday at 8:00 pm, Saturday at 8:00 pm and Sunday at 7:00 pm (Tickets go on sale 2 hours prior to the show) Gate Admission: Adults $15.00, Children 5-12 $10.00, 4 and under FREE, Seniors 65 & up $12.00. This is an 8 event Rodeo that includes: Bull Riding, Bare Back Riding, Barrel Racing, Cowgirl Breakaway Roping, Calf Roping, Steer Wrestling, Team Roping and Saddle Bronc Riding.

Labor Day Monday
Totally Running – Please join us for the Labor Day Run for Autism on 9/1/2014! 5K/10K begin at 7:30am with the Fun Run to follow at 9am, rain or shine! Packet pickup is Sunday, August 31 from 11am to 6pm. Shirts are guaranteed until 8/8/2014 so register early! Awards: overall male/female 1st,2nd,3rd -overall masters male/female-1st place age group awards ages 10 and under – 65.

Will to Win 5k – Charity Run for Children’s Cancer at Fowler Park. To celebrate and honor the life of Will Abernathy, we bring you the 4th annual Will to Win 5k and 1 mile fun run. Will touched so many people in his community and across the world with his determination and bravery in battling 2 cancers, stage IV neuroblastoma and treatment related AML. He overcame every obstacle that stood in his way and faced every day with the hope and passion to live life happy, as we all should! All funds raised through this run support research for pediatric cancer. The Fund is managed by Cure Childhood Cancer.

 

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