SUWANEE - The 2013 City of Suwanee event calendar includes six races, seven festivals, three movies, at least four concerts, and a variety of other traditional favorites including Woofstock, Trek or Treat, and the 30th celebration of Suwanee Day. <br />
Among the more than 30 events on the calendar are a handful of new ones being organized by private groups as well as two sponsored by the City: a September unveiling of the artistic, permanent setting for Suwanee's 9/11 artifact and an event being called Food Truck Friday.<br />
On Food Truck Fridays, to be held the first Friday of the month in May, June, August, and September, several trucks, offering a variety of ethnic and comfort foods, will pull up at Town Center Park. In addition to a casual dinner, there will also be musical performances from the Town Center stage. On the first Food Truck Friday on May 3, local high school jazz bands will perform.<br />
Below are a few highlights of privately organized (indicated by an *) and City-sponsored events on the 2013 calendar. To see the full calendar, visit the What's New/Events page at www.suwanee.com.<br />
Suwanee Beer Fest*
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