Weekend Events for Cumming, GA for June 21 – June 23, 2013

dutch monkey parking lot saleThe weekend is here and it looks to be a beautiful one! Here are some free and cheap things to do this weekend in and around Forsyth County, Georgia.

Friday, June 21
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Brookwood Farmers Market – Caney Creek Preserve. Family Friendly Activities, Entertainment, and over 30 Vendors!!! Check their Facebook page for updates. New this year – fun activities for kids!
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Market 334 Presents an Evening with Mathai! Mathai, America’s Top 10 Finalist on NBC’s popular music reality show “The Voice” will be performing live at Market 334 while they feature fabulous fashions at our informal Fashion Show! Standing room only! Show starts at 5:00 PM. Live music will end at approximately 6:30 PM. Shop will be open until 8:00 PM. Complimentary refreshments will be served. $10 admission. A portion of the evening’s proceeds will be donated to The Humane Society of Forsyth County.
Sweet & Sassy GNO’s every Friday in June – 7 – 9 pm – $30 per girl, party up-dos, runway show, group dancing, sweet treats, shimmery make-up, just-a-polish, craft, limo drive around. Reservations required – Summertime makeovers – hair, make-up, nails, and of course lots of glitter!, Craft, pizza and drinks, and a LIMO RIDE!! Call 770-781-0300 to sign-up.
8:00 pm – 11:00 pm – Sawnee Mountain Music, 1540 Dahlonega Hwy, Cumming, GA. Country Chart topper Clinton Gregory graces the Sawnee Mountain Pickin’ Porch again on June 21st. Our last show with him was amazing so don’t be left out of seeing this great talent.
Saturday, June 22
6:30 am – 12:00 pm – Cumming Farmers Market – Wednesdays and Saturdays beginning June 1, 6:30 a.m. – noon, Cumming Fairgrounds parking lot, 235 Castleberry Road, Cumming, GA. Support local farmers and check out the tasty produce, fragrant flowers and more!
7:00 am – 12:00 pm – Dutch Monkey Doughnuts Parking Lot Sale – Come one, come all, to our bazaar of treasures! There will be furniture, bicycles, baby items, books, kitchenwares, clothes, and lots more–every penny from every item sold goes to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Georgia Chapter.
10:00 am – Lowe’s Build and Grow Children’s Workshop. Monsters University Chest! The monster fun continues at Lowe’s this weekend! Your child will love building this chest inspired by Disney•Pixar’s Monsters University. REGISTRATION OPENS ON JUNE 5th. Register online!

10:30 am – 11:30 am on the half hour – Michaels Kids Club – Silly Shells – 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 10:30am – 11:30am. See a store associate to join the fun!

11:00 am Barnes & Noble storytime – It’s a Hero Storytime. Join us as we read How Martha Saved Her Parents from Green Beans and other fun stories about heroes. Great for all ages!

7:00 pm – Bingo – VFW Post 9143, 1045 Dahlonega Hwy, Cumming, GA – Looking for a little Family Fun?*  Come join us each Tuesday and Saturday for Bingo.  New Games. Bigger grand prize. Concessions are available. Both sessions are NON SMOKING family fun. *Please note: Children must be 6 years or older.
Sunday, June 9
2:00 pm – Lowe’s Build and Grow Children’s Workshop. Monsters University Chest! The monster fun continues at Lowe’s this weekend! Your child will love building this chest inspired by Disney•Pixar’s Monsters University. REGISTRATION OPENS ON JUNE 5th. Register online!
All weekend – the Forsyth County Public Library has lots of events for the kids!

 

Weekend Events in Forsyth County, GA for April 12 – April 14, 2013

market 334 spring festival cumming gaA beautiful weekend awaits as the rain thankfully washed away the 8,000+ pollen count from yesterday.

If you have allergies like our family, check out Atlanta Allergy & Asthma’s daily pollen count index and tips for managing seasonal allergies.

Here is a roundup of fun family things to do in Cumming, GA this weekend!

Friday, April 12

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Market 334 Spring Festival – 334 Dahlonega St. (hwy 9), Cumming, Georgia 30040 – Over 70 vendors and artists along with music, fun, kids crafts and tasty food from Mia’s Pizza and Eats!

7:00 pm – Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST April 12 at 7:00 PM, April 13 at 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM at North Forsyth High School. Step into the enchanted world of Broadway’s modern classic, Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST! Based on the Academy-Award winning animated feature, the stage version includes all of the wonderful songs written by Alan Menken and the late Howard Ashman along with new songs by Mr. Menken and Tim Rice.

Saturday, April 13

9:00 am – 1:00 pm – Boulder Dash 5k and Spring Fling – The Boulder Dash is a unique opportunity that awaits you to meander through an environmentally responsible, operational hard rock quarry. This is a 5k run/walk as you have never imagined. See the working quarry face, the ancient rock deposits, the massive equipment that processes it, and the natural surroundings, as you take the challenge of the Boulder Dash 5k-with the Lafarge Spring Fling awaiting you at the Finish Line! The Spring Fling (starts at 10:30 a.m.) **come see Lafarge’s mining equipment and learn about the quarry!

9:00 am – 10:00 am or 11:00 am – 12:00 pm – Breakfast with Belle performed by North Forsyth High School Theatre. Come enjoy a special breakfast with BELLE and all her friends!  Enjoy “Mrs. Potts” famous Pancakes and host of other goodies!  Meet the characters from the show (and some of their Disney friends)!  Be entertained by the cast in two numbers from the show!  Have your picture taken with Belle and the Prince!  SEATING IS LIMITED SO RESERVE YOUR TABLE NOW!  BE OUR GUEST! Two seatings – at 9:00 am and at 11:00 am. Children must be accompanied by a paying adult. Therefore you must purchase a minimum of 1 child and 1 adult ticket at $10 each. Additional pictures avaiable with members of the cast!

10:00 am – 5:00 pm  – Market 334 Spring Festival – 334 Dahlonega St. (Hwy 9), Cumming, Georgia 30040 – Over 70 vendors and artists along with music, fun, kids crafts and tasty food from Mia’s Pizza and Eats!

10:00 am – 11:30 am (on the half hour) Michaels KIDS CLUB: Earth Friendly Fox – 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 10AM – 11:30AM. See a store associate to join the fun!

10:00 am – Lowe’s Build and Grow clinic – Build a The Crood’s planter for spring. The Croods are back at Lowe’s this weekend! Your child will love building this Planter and decorating it with their favorite creatures and characters from the movie! Register online for this free build and grow clinic.

11:00 am Barnes & Noble story time – Join us as we read some fun stories by Mo Willems. Don’t worry we won’t let the Pigeon take over Storytime. Great for ages 6 and under.

12:00 pm – 4:00 pm – The Collection Forsyth Unveiling Event – the former The Avenue Forsyth is being rebranded. See what’s new at this free community event with live music from American Idol finalist Isabelle, kids activities, special promotions and two Spring collection fashion shows.

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Northside Hospital Forsyth Fashion Show & Art Market at the Atrium. Northside Hospital-Forsyth’s Special Care Nursery is hosting a fundraiser to benefit the March of Dimes’ 2013 Walk for Babies campaign.  The “Mother’s Day” themed event will feature a fashion show, sponsored by Dillard’s and Estee Lauder, and approximately 35 models in the latest fashions for women, men and children.  Many of the models are former preemie babies, born at Northside, or have been recognized as March of Dimes Ambassadors at previous Walk for Babies events. A market of local artists will feature handmade jewelry, artwork, pottery, knit wear and much more.  For the kids, there will be face painting and visits with local police officers.  Pizza and other refreshments, including tasty treats baked by Northside Hospital-Forsyth employees, also will be available for sale. Admittance to the art market is free.  Tickets for the fashion show will be available at the door for a $5 suggested donation.

2:00 pm or 7:00 pm – Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST April 12 at 7:00 PM, April 13 at 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM at North Forsyth High School. Step into the enchanted world of Broadway’s modern classic, Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST! Based on the Academy-Award winning animated feature, the stage version includes all of the wonderful songs written by Alan Menken and the late Howard Ashman along with new songs by Mr. Menken and Tim Rice.

ALL WEEKEND

City Produce is now open! Check out their FB page to see what fresh fruits and vegetables are available at our own little market in Cumming, GA! Located at 116 East Maple Street, Cumming, GA.

Barnes & Noble Bookfair: Exceptional Child Week for Forsyth County Schools

Barnes & Noble BookfairBarnes and Noble at The Avenue Forsyth celebrates its Fifth Year Celebration of Exceptional Child Week for Forsyth County Schools from Monday, March 4 2013 – Sunday, March 10, 2013.

Make Plans to Join us for FREE Exceptional Children’s Week Events, 3/6-10

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!

Exceptional Children’s Week @ Barnes & Noble-The Avenue Forsyth

 Book Fair Events, March 6-10, 2013

Full Week of Fun, Entertainment and Informative Events – ALL FREE!

Events showcasing special guests, a student fashion show, robotics displays, celebrity authors, student performances, demonstrations, choruses and drama performances, student displays, Special Olympics recognition, cheer squads and band performances, contests, drawings, hair wraps, nail art, face painting and much, much, more!

Schedule
Wednesday 4:00 – 6:00 pm Special Education Teacher Reception
Wed-Fri:  6:00– 8:00 pm Performances & Events
Saturday: 11:00 – 4:00 pm Performances & Events
Sunday 2:00- 4:00 pm Special Ed TOTY, Student Fashion Show, Special Olympics Recognition and a SPECIAL APPEARANCE by the Gwinnett Braves mascot, Chopper

CLICK HERE to view a detailed performance/event schedule.

CLICK HERE for the Book Fair Flier/Voucher.

Voucher # 11038619 can be used online and at B&N stores nationwide 3/4/2013 to 3/15/2013.

For  more detailed information, visit Barnes & Noble or Forsyth County Schools website for more information.

Can’t attend the bookfair? Support them online at bn.com/bookfairs with bookfair ID #11038619 at checkout.

Exceptional Children’s Week: Barnes & Noble Bookfair

Barnes & Noble BookfairBarnes and Noble at The Avenue Forsyth celebrates Exceptional Children’s Week from Monday, February 27 – Sunday, March 4 2012.

The week includes super hero experience, princess party, student fashion show, school performances, school recognitions, school participation contest, robotics, Dr Seuss birthday celebration, guest authors and much more!

Here is the schedule:

Monday February 27 – Friday March 4 – Events from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Saturday, March 3 – Events from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Sunday, March 4 – Events from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm.

For  more detailed information, visit Barnes & Noble or Forsyth County Schools website for more information.

Can’t attend the bookfair? Support them online at bn.com/bookfairs with bookfair ID #10677433 at checkout.


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