Fall is in full swing in Forsyth County, GA! There’s lots of things to do for families in and around Cumming, GA this weekend. Here’s a roundup. Please comment and share any other events that you know of! Have you picked your pumpkinyet?
Friday, October 5
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Market 334 Fall Festival - Market 334 is an artisan boutique full of hand-crafted funky finds. It is an upscale boutique selling vintage clothing, jewelry, home decor, pottery, natural soaps, folk art and so much more! There will be live music, over 90 artisans and vendors, and food by Mia’s Pizza and Eats.
4:00 pm – 12:00 am - Cumming Country Fair – visit the Cumming Fairgrounds for some old fashioned country fun.
Saturday, October 6
9:00 am – 12:00 pm – Home Depot Kids Workshop – Build a fire truck for fire safety month!
9:00 am – 12:00 pm – Community Safety Fair – Home Depot Parking Lot, Marketplace Blvd., Cumming, GA – Join the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office and Home Depot as they kickoff National Crime Prevention Month. Get a closer look at firetrucks, patrol cars, ambulances, even a helicopter! Child safety seat checks, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, horses from the FCSO mounted patrol, K9 demonstrations, SWAT vehicles and equipment, live entertainment and more!
10:00 am – 6:00 pm - Market 334 Fall Festival - Market 334 is an artisan boutique full of hand-crafted funky finds. It is an upscale boutique selling vintage clothing, jewelry, home decor, pottery, natural soaps, folk art and so much more! There will be live music, over 90 artisans and vendors, and food by Mia’s Pizza and Eats.
10:00 am – 12:00 am - Cumming Country Fair FREE Admission and Rides (10 am – 11 am), 2 Ride for the Price of 1! All Ages! (11 am – 3 pm)
KIDS DAY! Free Admission 12 & under 11 am – 3 pm, 2012 Miss Cumming Fair Pageant starting at 10:00 am
Miss Cumming Fair 2012
12:00 9m – 4:00 pm – Petco, Marketplace Blvd., Cumming, GA – Humane Society of Forsyth County will be hosting a pet adoption day for dogs and cats only. The Humane Society of Forsyth County is a NO KILL animal shelter. For more info or to donate visit forsythpets.org.
11:00 am – 6:00 pm – Warbington Farms opens for the season! Enjoy family fun with a hey ride, inflatables, playground, petting zoo and more. Admission Weekends – $7 Per Child 12 & under - $3 Per Person 13 & Up.
11:00 am – Barnes & Noble storytime at The Avenues Forsyth. Special event – Star Wars Read Day! Join the Star Wars Reads Day celebration on Saturday, October 6 with events ranging from readings to crafts, activities, prizes, giveaways and much more. Come dressed in costume and enter our costume contest. We hope to see you, and may the force be with you.
Sunday, October 7
12:30 pm – 9:00 pm – Cumming Country Fair & Festival - SENIOR CITIZENS DAY! FREE Admission 55 & up. 2 Ride for price of 1 (12:30 – 3 pm.)Sunday, October 7
NEARBY EVENTS IN NORTH GEORGIA
Burt’s Pumpkin Farm – 5 Burt’s Farm Rd Dawsonville, Georgia 30534. Hours will be from 9:00 a.m. till 6:00 p.m. Admission is free. The hayrides will be weekends only until October then the hayrides will be 7 days a week. Hayride cost: Adults $5.00, Kids 12 & under $4.00, infants 12 months and under free.
APPLE ORCHARDS/CORN MAZES/FARM FUN
It is the start of apple season and the orchards are opening! Here is a directory of apple orchards and festivals in North Georgia. There are also corn mazes opening from Buford to Uncle Shuck’s to the North Georgia corn maze! Cagle’s Family Farm and Kinsey Family Farm are also fun-filled places to visit.