Happy Fall, y’all! It is time for apples, festivals, pumpkins and so much more! Here is a round up of fun events in and around Forsyth County, GA this weekend. Have a wonderful fall break next week as well!
Friday, September 23
10:00 AM – Hampton Park Library – Busy Builders
11:00 AM – Cumming Library – Read, Build, Play
11:15 AM – Post Road Library – Preschoolers @ Post – Kid Craft
4:00 PM – Post Road Library – Masterminds LEGO® Lounge
Saturday, September 24
7:00 am – 12:00 pm – Cumming Farmer’s Market at the Cumming Fairgrounds parking lot. Open for the season on Saturdays and Wednesdays!
8:00 am – 1:00 pm – Lake Lanier Shore Sweep – Keep Forsyth County Beautiful – Shoresweep / Rivers Alive, Bald Ridge Marina @ 8 a.m. Help clean up the lake with this fun event. This year’s 12 participating locations are Lanier Islands, Clarks Bridge, Longwood, Don Carter, Gwinnett and War Hill parks; Aqualand, Bald Ridge, Gainesville and Port Royale marinas; and Balus Creek and Big Creek boat ramps. Volunteers who turn in at least one full bag of trash get a T-shirt. Advance registration isn’t required but helps the association plan shoreline coverage.
10:00 am – 12:00 pm – Michaels KIDS CLUB: Make a leaf placemat! 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 – 2016 marks the 75th birthday of everyone’s favorite monkey – Curious George! Come join the fun and #GetCurious at our Curious George Storytime. Activities to follow.
11:15 AM – Post Road Library – Saturday Family Storytime at Post
Sunday, September 25
1:45 PM – Post Road Library – Native American Pow Wow – One World Forsyth
Warbington Farms – Their fall season runs September 17-November 12, 2016. Join us on the farm for our corn maze, pumpkin patch, hayrides to feed the cows, and all our Fun Park activities. We will be open September 28 from 10am-3pm for Forsyth County Fall Break! Fall Hours: Friday & Saturday 10am-10pm, Sunday 10am-6pm. Visit their Facebook for updates, contests and more! $10 Per person (includes Fun Park Admission AND Corn Maze) Price does not include tax, under three free. Senior Citizen discount available.
11:00 am – 3:00 pm – Taste of Flowery Branch and Car Show at Flowery Branch High School. Music, food, entertainment.
Sept 24, 2016 9:00-3:00, Cruising in the Country Car & Truck Show!! Mayfield Baptist Church, 8930 Old Keith Bridge Road, Gainesville, GA. Music, food, entertainment!
Oktoberfest, Helen. Sept. 22 through Oct. 30. $8-$10, free on Sunday. Helen Festhalle, 1074 Edelweiss St., Helen. 706-878-1619. www.helenchamber.com/helen/oktoberfest.
September 24, 2016 – 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. – Pups in the Park Dog Show & Festival, Rock Creek Park, Dawsonville, Ga. Pups in the Park is a day devoted to dogs and their people families and their devotion to one another. The event is free and open to the public.
- 5K Fun Run (small fee) 9 a.m.
- Dog Registration (Small Fee) Starts at 10 a.m.
- Pup Parade (Free) 11:30 a.m.
- Competitions & Demonstrations 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
- Cow Patty Bingo. 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.