Weekend Events for Cumming, GA for August 26 – August 28, 2016

weekend events in forsyth county gaFrom a bed race and festival to dock dogs diving, there are lots of fun things to do in Forsyth County, GA this last weekend of August. Enjoy!

Friday, August 19

10:00 am – Hampton Park Library  – Busy Builders. Let’s build something together! Did you know that playing with LEGO and other building blocks can help develop your child’s cognitive learning and social skills? Every Friday morning we will set out a collection of kid-friendly building blocks for an engaging and educational drop-in playtime. You bring your creativity, we’ll provide the rest! All ages are welcome to attend this family program. Registration is not required, drop-in anytime!

Saturday, August 20

7:00 am – 12:00 pm – Cumming Farmer’s Market at the Cumming Fairgrounds parking lot. Open for the season on Saturdays and Wednesdays!

9:00 am – 2:00 pm – Creekside Methodist Church – Family Promise of Forsyth County, Inc. will hold its second annual Bed Race & Festival to raise money to help homeless families regain their independence. Over 50 vendors, live music, food, crafts and fun. Plus many beds are racing!

10:00 am – 2:00 pm & 2:30 – 6:30 pm – Cumming Aquatic Center Outdoor Leisure Pool Open through Labor Day Weekend.
10:00 am – 7:00 pm – Old Atlanta Spray Pad open through September 5. Hours of operation are Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., May 28 through August 3. Beginning August 4 until September 5, the hours will be Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. On Mondays the spray pad is closed for maintenance, and on Sundays the venue is available for private rentals only. Daily admission for the spray pad is $2 per person (one year old and up). Annual individual passes are available for $30 and annual family passes are available for $60. Private rentals are $200 and include exclusive use of the spray pad and pavilion for two hours.

10:00 am – 12:00 pm – Michaels KIDS CLUB: Make a journal cover! Ages 3 and up are welcome to this event. See a store associate for details today. $2.00. 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 10:00am – 11:30am. See a store associate to join the fun!

11:00 am – Barnes & Noble at The Collection Forsyth story time –   Join us for the Closing Ceremony of our Summer Reading Triathlon. Kids have been voting for their Favorite Hero and Place in books all summer. Voting closes on Sunday, 8/21, and we will announce the local and national Gold, Silver and Bronze medal winners at this event, where kids will enjoy activities and get a reward for their excellence in reading over the summer.

11:00 AM – Sharon Forks Library – Sensory Storytime for Children with Special Needs 

Sunday, August 21

1:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Cumming Aquatic Center Outdoor Leisure Pool Open for one shift.

ALL WEEKEND

Rucker Pet Laurel Springs – Dock Dogs Event! Join us for a weekend full of fun! Dock Dogs 2016 will take place at our Laurel Springs store. It is free to attend and to watch. There will be food available as well. There will be one wave on Friday at approximately 5:00 pm. On Saturday and Sunday, though, they will be jumping all day! 3245 Peachtree Pkwy, Suwanee, GA 30024.

THE FUN:
– Big Air Competition
– Extreme Vertical Competition
– Speed Retreive Competition
– Vendors
– Face Painting

8/26 – 8/27 – Green with Envy Kids Consignment Sale – new and gently worn high-end clothing, shoes, accessories, costumes, toys and more. The largest selection of NEW and gently worn High-end, Designer, Boutique, Specialty & Custom-Made Children’s & WOMEN’S Clothing*, Shoes, Accessories, Costumes, Toys, Furniture, Bedding, Maternity, Baby Gear, Books, Home School Resources, & School Uniforms. *FALL/WINTER (Women’s clothing new to 2015. Must be boutique or high-end) Lakewood Antiques Market, 1321 Atlanta Hwy (Hwy. 9), Cumming, GA.

Friday, August 26 from 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday, August 27 from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

City Produce is open in a new location. Check their Facebook page for their latest news, events and updates.

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