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.

 

Weekend Events for Cumming, GA for August 22 – August 24, 2014

post road libraryThe weekend is here and there are lots of fun things to do in Forsyth County, GA this weekend!

Friday, August 22

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 – Hampton Park Library – Preschool Pals Storytime

11:15 AM – Cumming Library – Read, Build, Play!

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 23

9:00 am – Pike Nursery – Gardening in a small space. Maximize your garden even in a small area. Join us for a free class to learn about small space gardening.

10:00 am – 12:00 pm – Michaels Kids Club Event: Personalized chalkboard wood plaque. Start the school year of with a touch of class. 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!

10:00 am – Lowe’s Build & Grow – Build a Monsters vs. Aliens Robot. Let your kids end their summer in a massive way. Bring them into Lowe’s to build a Robot inspired by DreamWorks Animation’s Monsters vs Aliens on Saturday, August 23. Don’t miss out on the FREE fun!

11:00 am – Barnes & Noble – The Collection Forsyth. Cars & Trucks & Things That Go Story Time. Join us August 23 at 11:00 am for Hometown Hero Storytime featuring Cars and Trucks and Things That Go! Stories, guest readers and activities will round out the fun. Story will be read by an officer from the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Department! Please join the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Department after Storytime for a hands-on visit in a real police car!

11:15 am – Post Road Library – Saturday Family Storytime.

Sunday, August 24

1:30 pm – 5:00 pm – Post Road Library One Year Birthday Celebration! Join them for stories, songs and a visit from Corduroy the Bear! Have cake and make some birthday crafts in celebration of the library’s first year.

5:00 pm – 9:00 pm – Pooches on the Patio at The Ridge Restaurant. Dogs are invited (must be on a 5 ‘ leash, spayed/neutered and good with other dogs). The ridge will provide a Special Fun Menu for drinks and food! $5.00 Cover Charge per person at the door. Proceeds benefit The Humane Society of Forsyth County.

ALL WEEKEND

8/21 – 8/23 – Green with Envy Kids Consignment Sale – new and gently worn high-end clothing, shoes, accessories, costumes, toys and more. Lakewood Antiques Market, 1321 Atlanta Hwy (Hwy. 9), Cumming, GA.

Friday, August 22 from 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday, August 23 from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

8/21 -8/23 – Midway United Methodist Church consignment sale. Located at 5025 Atlanta Highway Alpharetta, Georgia 30004. Spring and Fall, Midway United Methodist Church conducts a Children’s Consignment Sale held in Alpharetta, Georgia. You can buy and sell infant, children, and teen items such as:  toys, outdoor toys, bikes/scooters, clothes (infant to teen/junior), books/movies, computer games, games and systems (X-box, Playstation, Wii, Nintendo), furniture and accessories, just to name a few!  Come shop us and find quality clothes at consignment prices – especially on the last day when most everything is half price!

Thursday, August 21, 2014          3:00-8:00 pm
Friday, August 22, 2014               8:30 am-1:00 pm
Saturday, August 23, 2014           8:30 am-1:00 pm

Weekend Events for Cumming, GA for August 15 – August 17, 2014

ConsignmentSaleThere are lots of things to do this weekend including a consignment sale, farmers markets, story time, crafts, antiques shopping and more!

Friday, August 15

10:00 am – 2:00 pm – New hours! 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

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 16

10:00 am – 12:00 pm – Michaels Kids Club Event: Back to school treasure pocket. Too cool for school! 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 – Pete the Cat story time – Get ready for school with Pete the Cat! We’re hosting a Pete the Cat and the New Guy Storytime on August 16 at 11:00 am.

8:00 pm – Outdoor movie at Vickery Village. Celebrate the life of Robin Williams and watch Mrs. Doubtfire at this free outdoor movie. Movie starts around 8:15 pm.

Sunday, August 17

2:15 pm – 3:00 pm – “Straighten Up America” Healthy Spine Program for Kids – Post Road Library – Join chiropractor Kristin Marchman in a fun, interactive program for preschool and elementary children that teaches kids about exercises and stretches that will make their backs healthy and strong! Have your kids wear comfortable clothing so they can bend and stretch for spine health! No registration required.

All weekend

8/14 – 8/16 – Creekside MOPS Consignment Sale – Every year MOPS sponsors a Spring and Fall Consignment Sale. This is a wonderful opportunity to shop for gently used (and even some new) children’s and maternity items such as quality clothing, toys, games, nursery equipment, and so much more. Proceeds from the sale will benefit the MOPS and Teen MOPS ministries. Creekside United Methodist Church, 673 Peachtree Pkwy, Cumming, GA.

Thursday, August 14: Public Preview 8:00 – 9:00 pm ($5.00 donation)
Friday, August 15: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Saturday, August 16: 8:00 am – 1:00 pm (many items half off)

Lakewood 400 Antiques Market – 1321 Atlanta Highway, Cumming, GA. Friday 9-5, Saturday 9-6, Sunday 10-5. Lakewood 400 Antiques Market, The Marketplace for Classic Antiques & Collectibles, Unique Home & Garden Decor, Jewelry & Art. Over 475 booths. $3 Friday – Sunday, Ticket is good all weekend, Children under 12 are free. Sign up for their newsletter and get a coupon!

Weekend Events for Cumming, GA for August 8 – August 10, 2014

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We hope you had a happy, healthy start back to school. There are lots of fun things to do in Forsyth County, GA this weekend!

Still need supplies for back to school? Read our Back to School Supplies and Deals Roundup!

Friday, August 8

10:00 am – 2:00 pm – New hours! 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. Like us on Facebook: Vickery Village Farmers Market by Southern Growers. Please check their Facebook page in case of rain – they may close today if there is lightning.

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 9

10:00 am – Lowe’s Build & Grow – Build a Monsters vs. Aliens Trolley. The summer’s almost over! Bring your kid into Lowe’s to build a Trolley inspired by DreamWorks Animation’s Monsters vs Aliens on Saturday, August 9.

10:00 am – 12:00 pm – Michaels Kids Club Event: Fun dough craft bug. Just $2 per 30-minute session – including supplies. Ages 3 & up welcome!

11:00 am – Barnes & Noble – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Day – Discover your inner Ninja Turtle with exciting ninja activities for kids ages 5 to 10.

11:00 am – 2:00 pm – Dog Wash at Rucker Pet at 5456 Bethelview Road in Cumming, GA. Clean your dog and his paws for a good cause! Small dogs, $10 and large dogs, $15. Proceeds benefit Girl Scout Troop #11807 and the Ronald McDonald House.

All Weekend

Bowling leagues for kids and adults start this weekend at Stars & Strikes in Cumming, GA.

Sign up for Fall baseball and softball in Forsyth County, GA. Registration is open through August 15, 2014.

Farmer’s Produce Market 4310 Settendown Village Rd. Cumming
Come pick up some of your favorite lettuces/basil/kale. We grow farm fresh produce and bring it here to our retail store. We are not your average produce store. Also, we have carefully selected four other farms to be included at our venue. We carry a large selection of fruits, vegetables, peanuts, pecans, jams and jellies. And a few other surprises, too. We are non-GMO and Certified Natural Grown, Georgia Grown, and some organic items, too.

  • 4310 Settendown Village Rd
  • Cumming, Georgia 30041
Phone (404) 576-4672
Email farmersproducemarket@hotmail.com
Website http://www.southerngrowers.info
Wed – Sat8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Sun12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Weekend Events in Cumming, GA for August 1 – August 3, 2014

Mini-Crate_Pencil_HolderThe end of summer is here. Can you believe it? Yikes. Check out our weekend roundup of things to do in Cumming, GA. Please comment and share if you know of any other events!

Are you ready for back to school? Read our Back to School Supplies and Deals Roundup! It is the tax free weekend for Georgia this weekend. Remember, it’s only Friday, August 1 and Saturday, August 2.

Friday, August 1

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

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!

7:00 pm – Get Pop Cultured Frozen Friday: Cool Off with Olaf! With Special Guest Princess Anna at Barnes & Noble! Join us on Friday, August 1 at 7:00 pm for Frozen Friday: Cool Off With Olaf! A Get Pop-Cultured with Barnes & Noble Event. Bring in the kids for Storytime, a sing-along, crafts and activities with everyone’s favorite summer-loving snowman.

8:00 pm – 10:30 pm – Sawnee Mountain Music Presents The Award winning Frances Mooney & “Fontanna Sunset” bluegrass band featuring Matthew Mundy this Friday, August 1, 2014, 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm. We will raffle off a Fiddle package to include Fiddle, Bow & Case for $1.00 per ticket. Come on early, jamming & concession available, concert is inside, seats are limited, better get here early. See you folks Friday! 770-887-7635

Saturday, August 2

9:00 am – 12:00 pm – Home Depot Kids Workshop – Build a Mini-Crate Pencil Holder just in time for back to school.

9:00 am – 12:30 pm – North Fulton Mothers of Multiples Consignment Sale – Lanier Conference Center. Members sell items they no longer need that are in good condition. This is great place to get everything you need including: children’s clothes, matching outfits, seasonal outfits, maternity clothes, shoes, rocking chairs, high chairs, swings, cribs, changing tables, bedding, tricycles, all types of toys from outdoor toys to electronic toys, books, videos, swings, car seats, exersaucers, high chairs, walkers, and much more. Select from over 20,000 items…enough to fill 19,000 square feet!  There is usually a line to get in the door! No bags, strollers allowed. Bring a laundry basket.

9:00 am – Barnes & Noble – Get Pop Cultured. Marvel Scavenger Hunt and Photo Booth. Come in and participate in a store-wide scavenger hunt featuring your favorite Marvel superheroes! Scavenger hunt is self-guided. Both activities are available all day!

10:00 am – 12:00 pm – Michaels Kids Club Event: Summer keychain and bracelet. Just $2 per 30-minute session – including supplies. Ages 3 & up welcome!

11:00 am – Get Pop Cultured Marvel Day storytime. Barnes & Noble. Celebrate Marvel Day with a special Storytime featuring your favorite Marvel superheroes! Crafts and activities will follow.

6:00 pm – Get Pop Cultured Marvel Cinematic Trivia Showdown. Barnes & Noble.

All Weekend

Pick your own blueberries at Blueberry Garden. They will be open for picking Monday, July 28 through Saturday, August 2, from 7:00am to 7:00 pm or as long as ripe berries are available with no appointment necessary. Located at: 5445 Crow Road, Cumming, GA.

Farmer’s Produce Market 4310 Settendown Village Rd. Cumming
Come pick up some of your favorite lettuces/basil/kale. We grow farm fresh produce and bring it here to our retail store. We are not your average produce store. Also, we have carefully selected four other farms to be included at our venue. We carry a large selection of fruits, vegetables, peanuts, pecans, jams and jellies. And a few other surprises, too. We are non-GMO and Certified Natural Grown, Georgia Grown, and some organic items, too.

  • 4310 Settendown Village Rd
  • Cumming, Georgia 30041
Phone (404) 576-4672
Email farmersproducemarket@hotmail.com
Website http://www.southerngrowers.info
Wed – Sat8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Sun12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

 

Weekend Events in Cumming, GA for June 27 – June 29, 2014

Warbington Farms Screen on the GreenThe last weekend in June is here and there are lots of fun things to do in and around Forsyth County, GA this weekend.

Also mark your calendars for the free outdoor movies in June this summer in Vickery Village and free summer movies at Carmike Cinemas Movies 400!

Need more ideas? Check out our list of things to do this summer in Forsyth County. Don’t forget to sign up for a summer reading program at the Forsyth County Public LibraryBarnes & Noble and Mia’s Pizza & Eats!

Friday, June 27

10:00 am – 3:00 pm – Cumming Library – Forsyth County Schools Robotics Camp Competition Day. Students from NFHS and FCHS camps competing head to head with their machines. Drop in and cheer for your favorite.

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. Like us on Facebook: Vickery Village Farmers Market by Southern Growers.

11:15 am – Post Road Library – Friday Family Movie Picnic.

11:15 am – Hampton Park Library – Elementary Einsteins Summer Storytime.

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Brookwood Farmers Market at Caney Creek Preserve. Family Friendly Activities, Entertainment, and over 30 Vendors!!! Check also their Facebook page for updates. They have fun activities for kids!

5:00 pm – 10:00 pm – Warbington Farms “Screen on the Green” event. The fun park opens at 5pm and includes “hey”rides, petting zoo, corn crib, tire yard, hillbilly slide, pedal cars, inflatables, playground, roller slides, and MORE! Price is $5 adults and $8 kids. Outdoor movie Barnyard starts at dark and is free with fun park admission. Bring lawn chairs or blankets!

Saturday, June 28

10:00 am – Lowe’s Build and Grow. Build a Sheep Drop Game! Score some points with your kids! Bring them into Lowe’s and they can build their very own Sheep Drop Game inspired by DreamWorks Animation’s How To Train Your Dragon 2!

10:00 am – 12:00 pm – Michaels Kids Club Event: Fourth of July wood stars. Kids, have a sparkling Fourth of July! Just $2 per 30-minute session – including supplies. Ages 3 & up welcome!

11:00 am Barnes & Noble story time. The Little Zebra Who Lost his Stripes story time.

11:15 am – Post Road Library – Saturday Family Storytime.

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm – Atlanta Diamond Design Free Family Fun Independence Carnival. Bring the whole family for face-painting, balloon twisting, fun games, prizes, crafts, and treats.  Plus, your chance to win a $1,000 diamond in our Diamond Island Game.  We’re located at the Collection Forsyth next to Cheeky.

2:30 pm – Cumming Library – Saturday Storytime.

Weekend Events for Cumming, GA for June 20 – June 22, 2014

lakewood antiques marketThere are lots of fun summer events in store for families this weekend in Forsyth County, GA! Check out our roundup and please comment and let us know if you hear of any other exciting things to do!

Also mark your calendars for the free outdoor movies in June this summer in Vickery Village and free summer movies at Carmike Cinemas Movies 400!

Need more ideas? Check out our list of things to do this summer in Forsyth County. Don’t forget to sign up for a summer reading program at the Forsyth County Public Library, Barnes & Noble and Mia’s Pizza & Eats!

Friday, June 20

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. Like us on Facebook: Vickery Village Farmers Market by Southern Growers.

11:15 am – Post Road Library – Friday Family Movie Picnic.

11:15 am – Hampton Park Library – Elementary Einsteins Summer Storytime.

11:30 am – Cumming Library – Juggler Ron Anglin.

2:30 pm – Hampton Park Library – Family Game Day!

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Brookwood Farmers Market at Caney Creek Preserve. Family Friendly Activities, Entertainment, and over 30 Vendors!!! Check also their Facebook page for updates. They have fun activities for kids!

Saturday, June 21

10:00 am – 12:00 pm – Michaels Kids Club Event: How to Train Your Dragon 2 Perler Key Chain. Kids, let your imagination take flight! Just $2 per 30-minute session – including supplies. Ages 3 & up welcome!

11:00 am Barnes & Noble story time. How to Train Your Dragon story time.

11:15 am – Post Road Library – Saturday Family Storytime.

2:30 pm – Cumming Library – Saturday Storytime.

ALL WEEKEND

Lakewood 400 Antiques Market – 1321 Atlanta Highway, Cumming, GA. Friday 9-5, Saturday 9-6, Sunday 10-5. Lakewood 400 Antiques Market, The Marketplace for Classic Antiques & Collectibles, Unique Home & Garden Decor, Jewelry & Art. Over 475 booths. $3 Friday – Sunday, Ticket is good all weekend, Children under 12 are free. Sign up for their newsletter and get a coupon!

Weekend Events for Cumming, GA for June 13 – June 15, 2014

fathersdayThis Father’s Day weekend there are lots of fun events in store for families in Forsyth County, GA! Check out our roundup and please comment and let us know if you hear of any other exciting things to do!

Also mark your calendars for the free outdoor movies starting in June this summer in Vickery Village and free summer movies at Carmike Cinemas Movies 400!

Need more ideas? Check out our list of things to do this summer in Forsyth County.

Friday, June 13

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. Like us on Facebook: Vickery Village Farmers Market by Southern Growers.

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Brookwood Farmers Market at Caney Creek Preserve. Family Friendly Activities, Entertainment, and over 30 Vendors!!! Check also their Facebook page for updates. They have fun activities for kids!

6:00 pm – Teen Book Club at Barnes & Noble. Join a group of your peers for a riveting discussion of some of the latest teen books. At each meeting the participants choose the next book. Find out soon what we will read next. What will you pick?

Saturday, June 14

10:00 am – 5:00 pm – Mutts & More Festival at Rucker Pet, Keith Bridge Road, Cumming, GA. Kids activities, vendors, shopping, food, music, dog shows, low cost vaccinations, Forsyth County K-9 demonstrations, Dixie Dock Dogs, pet adoptions and more. Benefit for the Humane Society of Forsyth County!

10:00 am – 7:00 pm – The spray pad is open at Old Atlanta Park in Cumming, GA!

10:00 am – Lowe’s Build and GrowThe dragons are flying into Lowe’s this month! Bring your child to Lowe’s and they can build Toothless! DreamWorks How To Train Your Dragon 2 in theaters June 13th.

10:00 am – 12:00 pm – Michaels Kids Club Event: Father’s Day wood frame. Create some picture perfect fun for Dad. Just $2 per 30-minute session – including supplies. Ages 3 & up welcome!

11:00 am Barnes & Noble story time. Father’s Day story time. Join us in celebrating hardworking dads on June 14 at 11:00 am for Father’s Day Storytime featuring Mighty Dads. Includes activities and a Father’s Day card-making craft.

10:00 am – 2:00 pm, 2:30 pm – 6:30 pm – Cumming Aquatic Center Outdoor Leisure Pool Open (weather permitting) Check the website for updates.

11:00 am – North Georgia Quarter Midget Kids Racing – Cumming Fairgrounds. That is what you will find at the Bill Thomas Raceway located at the Cumming Fairgrounds, home of the North Georgia Quarter Midget Racing Association (NGQMA). Saturdays between March and November, you will find boys and girls, ages 5-16, take to the track, pedal to the metal. Race on over for some wheel to wheel action!  Admission is always free and concessions are available.

Sunday, June 15 – Happy Father’s Day!

Dads get in free at LanierWorld on Father’s Day!

Dads eat free at Beef O’Brady’s on Father’s Day!

Dads play free all day at Stars & Strikes!

1:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Cumming Aquatic Center Outdoor Leisure Pool Open (weather permitting) Check the website for updates.

1:00 pm – 6:00 pm – The spray pad is open at Old Atlanta Park in Cumming, GA!

Weekend Events for Cumming, GA for June 6 – June 8, 2014

Poole's Mill Park

Play at Poole’s Mill Park.

Happy summer! Check out this roundup of fun things to do this weekend in Forsyth County, GA!

Also mark your calendars for the free outdoor movies starting in June this summer in Vickery Village and free summer movies at Carmike Cinemas Movies 400!

Friday, June 6

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. Like us on Facebook: Vickery Village Farmers Market by Southern Growers.

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Brookwood Farmers Market at Caney Creek Preserve. Family Friendly Activities, Entertainment, and over 30 Vendors!!! Check also their Facebook page for updates. They have fun activities for kids!

6:00 pm – Teen Book Club at Barnes & Noble. Page to Screen – The Fault in Our Stars. Join us for fun on the night The Fault in Our Stars is released. Dress in the the book’s colors and grab a special Hazel drink beforehand. We will have trivia games, quotes and a chance to write happy cards to kids with cancer. Don’t miss it!

Saturday, June 7

9:00 am – 12:00 pm – Home Depot Kids Workshop. Come learn how to build a riding lawn mower.

9:00 am – Pike Nurseries Class – Attracting Butterflies and Hummingbirds to Your Garden. Our gardening experts will share tips, techniques, and flowering plants that will help you attract butterflies and hummingbirds to your garden during this free class.

10:00 am – 7:00 pm – The spray pad is open at Old Atlanta Park in Cumming, GA!

10:00 am – 12:00 pm – Michaels Kids Club Event: Just $2 per 30-minute session – including supplies. Ages 3 & up welcome!

11:00 am Barnes & Noble story time. Where’s My Tushy? In one little town (it is sad but it’s true), The tushies left town without leaving a clue.” What happens when all the tushies in an unusual town decide to take a vacation?

10:00 am – 2:00 pm, 2:30 pm – 6:30 pm – Cumming Aquatic Center Outdoor Leisure Pool Open (weather permitting) Check the website for updates.

Sunday, June 8

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm – Fiddling on the Farm – Warbington Farms. Enjoy live bluegrass music and family fun on the farm! Bluegrass event is FREE with paid admission to the Fun Park. We will have “hey”rides, petting zoo, inflatables, playground, slides, corn crib, tire yard, roller carts, and unlimited MORE! Bring lawn chairs and enjoy the music!

1:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Cumming Aquatic Center Outdoor Leisure Pool Open (weather permitting) Check the website for updates.

1:00 pm – 6:00 pm – The spray pad is open at Old Atlanta Park in Cumming, GA!

Weekend Events for Cumming, GA for May 23 – May 25, 2014

warbington farms strawberry festivalHappy Summer! I can hear Olaf singing now. Here’s a roundup of fun things to do this Memorial Day weekend in Forsyth County, GA!

Also mark your calendars for the free outdoor movies this summer in Vickery Village!

Friday, May 23
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. Like us on Facebook: Vickery Village Farmers Market by Southern Growers.

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Brookwood Farmers Market at Caney Creek Preserve. Family Friendly Activities, Entertainment, and over 30 Vendors!!! Check also their Facebook page for updates. They have fun activities for kids!

Saturday, May 24

9:00 am – Pike Nurseries – Bye Bye BugsLearn how to keep bugs away from your backyard parties and plants during this free class.

10:00 am – 7:00 pm – The spray pad opens at Old Atlanta Park in Cumming, GA!

10:00 am – 5:00 pm – Warbington Farms 4th Annual Strawberry Festival(Rain Out date May 25th: 1-5pm) We will have vendors, face painting, “Hey”rides, petting zoo, fun park, crafts for kids, strawberry cook-off, visit with strawberry shortcake & MORE! 

**Strawberry picking based on availability.
**Strawberry Shortcake will be at farm from 11am-3pm.

Fun Park Prices: $8 kids; $5 adults; 2 & under FREE (includes access to vendors, visit with strawberry shortcake, crafts for kids, hayride, petting zoo, corn crib, slides, playground, tire yard, pedal cars, inflatables, & unlimited fun)

Strawberry Picking: $12 gallon (BASED on availability …always a good idea to come early for picking!)

11:00 am Barnes & Noble story time. Lion vs. Rabbit. Come learn Rabbit’s secret way to outsmart Lion and teach him to stop bullying.

10:00 am – 2:00 pm, 2:30 pm – 6:30 pm – Cumming Aquatic Center Outdoor Leisure Pool Open (weather permitting) Check the website for updates. Open weekends for one session until Memorial Day weekend.

Sunday, May 25

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.

1:00 pm – 6:00 pm – The spray pad is open at Old Atlanta Park in Cumming, GA!


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