Weekend Events for Cumming, GA for September 19 – September 21, 2014

playparkFall fun is here with lots of pumpkin patches and corn mazes opening in the area. Here is a roundup of fun things to do in and around Forsyth County, GA this weekend.

Also check out our Pumpkin Patches in and around Forsyth County roundup.

Friday, September 19

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

11:15 AM – 11:45 am – Hampton Park Library – Preschool Pals Story time – These 30 minute programs are designed to promote language, listening, and pre-reading skills by offering vocabulary development, experiences with a variety of literature, and participation in language-related activities.  Hear stories, sing songs, and develop the skills needed to become a successful reader. This program is suggested for children, ages 3-5, with a caregiver. Advance registration is not required for this program.

11:15 am – Cumming Library – Read, Build, Play is an interactive story time that encourages development of early literacy in preschoolers. The program is designed for children ages 2-5 accompanied by a caregiver and is approximately 45 minutes long. It includes stories, music, activites, and play time all related to a creative theme.

Saturday, September 20

9:00 am – 12:30 pm – Free Car Seat Check this Saturday! While you are out shopping, check out Safe Kids Forsyth’s car seat inspection event where nationally certified technicians with the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office and the Forsyth County Fire Department can help you properly install your car seat. The event will be held this Saturday, September 20th, from 9:00am – 12:30pm. We will be in the parking lot of Old Navy at 2255 Market Place Blvd.

10:00 am – 12:00 pm – Michaels Kids Club Event: Chenille stem picture frame. 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!Saturday, September 19

11:00 am – Barnes & Noble – The Collection Forsyth. Join us for Storytime and Curiosity Day featuring Curious George. Reading and activities for kids.

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!

Sunday, September 21

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm – Fowler Park – Play in the Park – Hosted by the Humane Society of Forsyth County. Join them for a great day of festivities and family fun with pet adoptions, raffles, dog shows, kids activities, and much much more. Bring your fur babies!

All Weekend

Kinsey Family Farm opens for the fall season. Pick a pumpkin, take a hay ride, have a picnic and much more at this wonderful local family farm.

Near Forsyth County

11th Annual Art in the Square – Gainesville, GA – September 20 – 21, 10am-5pm – Artists from all across the Southeast are set to participate in the Sept. 20-21 festival, which will feature food vendors, face painting, a drumming and dance ceremony and a kids’ art zone.

Experience more than 100 of the Southeast’s most talented professional and amateur artists. This juried art show features fine art – from oils to watercolors, and mixed media. Marvel at the designs of hand painted jewelry and raku firing. See folk artist Bob McGill from Nashville as he creates one- of –a- kind pieces with oil and a razorblade! Step back to enjoy the buzzing of the chainsaw carvings with Carl Pirone. Be sure to check out the Interactive Neighborhood for Kids Youth Artists Market as well as the sidewalk chalk art show.

Don’t miss the alchemy drumming and dance company, facepainting by cherry-o-the-clown and entertainment on the corner of Spring Street. Enjoy a free concert on the square at 7pm on September 19 compliments of the John Jarrard Foundation. The Tyler Hammond Band will be opening for Blackboard.  Art in the Square opens Saturday, September 20 from 10am-5pm and Sunday, September 21 from 10am-5pm sponsored by Main Street Gainesville. For more information go to www.artinthesquarega.com

Hillcrest Orchards Apple Picking Jubilee – where you can pick your own apples, milk a cow, watch live pig races, walk a nature trail, visit the petting farm ($3.00 per person), take a wagon ride through the orchard, visit the Moonshine Museum and much more.

Uncle Shuck’s Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch is open for the fall season! Get lost in the corn maze, pick out a pumpkin, shoot the cannon, take a hayride and more!

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