GAINESVILLE - Laurel Summer Fest is coming to Laurel Park Aug. 30- 31. <br />
The two-day event will feature a performance by Country Music Association award-winning artist MamaDear on Saturday afternoon and local favorite Riverstreet on Sunday night during a live fireworks display. <br />
Also, there will be plenty of barbeque during the Hawgin' on Lanier KCBS BBQ Competition going on all weekend. Plus, there will be a Hawgzilla 5K Mud Run, craft and food vendors, a beer and wine garden, helicopter tours, games and activities for kids and more. <br />
Admission is $10 and children 12 and under get in free. Click on the links below for more information.
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