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What's Happening This Weekend

Looking for something fun and exciting to do this weekend in Northeast Georgia?  Here's a list of activites and events scheduled for this weekend:

 

Weekend Events Friday, June 14 – Sunday, June 16

FESTIVALS & SPECIAL EVENTS:

Event Name: Flowery Branch Summer Block Party
Event Date & Time:
Friday, June 14, 6:30 p.m.
Event Location: 5210 Railroad Ave., Flowery Branch
Event Details: Kick off the summer with A1A, a Jimmy Buffet tribute band, food trucks, and family friendly activities. Grab a lawn chair, bring the family and celebrate the start of summer in true “island” style!

Event Name: Juneteenth Celebration
Event Date & Time:
Saturday, June 15, 3- 8 p.m.
Event Location: Butler Center, 1300 Athens St., Gainesville
Event Details: The Gainesville-Hall County Black History Society wants to celebrate with the community! There will be family fun, food, games, history, resources, activities and music. Juneteenth is a federal holiday celebrated annually on June 19 to commemorate the ending of slavery in the US. It was on June 19, 1865 when the final enforcement of the Emancipation Proclamation was ordered in Texas at the end of the Civil War.

Event Name: Baldwin Water War
Event Date & Time:
Saturday, June 15, 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Event Location: Mitchell Gailey Park, 155 Willingham Ave., Baldwin
Event Details: Join Baldwin residents and city staff in the annual Baldwin Water War. Bring towels, sunscreen and your water guns to “beat the heat.” Questions? Email [email protected].

Event Name: Movie Night in the Park & Local Makers Market
Event Date & Time:
Friday, June 14, 5 – 11 p.m.
Event Location: Freedom Park, Highway 115E, Cleveland
Event Details: The event begins at 7 p.m. with live music, bounce house, lawn games and more. The Bridge Church will be passing out free snow cones, cotton candy, popcorn and face painting. The movie will begin at 9 p.m. There will be crafted, jewelry and boutique vendors on site for the fun.

Event Name: Movies Under the Stars
Event Date & Time:
Saturday, June 16, 7 p.m.
Event Location: Town Green, Braselton
Event Details: This month’s movie is “Barbie.” Bring your family, pets, and lawn chairs and enjoy a movie! Grab dinner at on of the nearby restaurants, or there will be concessions with Frozen Frenzee. Concessions will be available starting at 7 p.m. but the movie will begin at dark. For details, go to www.explorebraselton.com.

Event Name: BeerFest
Event Date & Time:
Saturday, June 15, 1-4 p.m.
Event Location: Cumming City Center, The Well, Cumming
Event Details: Join the 2nd Annual Cumming Beer Fest. Tickets are $50 at the door, $100 for VIP tickets. If you don’t want to sample beer, entry is free. Come enjoy the live music by “Dock Rock Radio” at the Lou Sobh Amphitheater. General admission ticket price includes samples of beer from GA breweries. The VIP price includes early access, private tents and chairs, lunch buffet and two cocktails. Get tickets at https://thewellga.ticketleap.com/beerfest-2024/dates/jun-15-2024_at_0100PM

Event Name: Generations Expo
Event Date & Time:
Saturday, June 15, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Event Location: Gwinnett County Fairgrounds, Lawrenceville
Event Details: This event provides great resources for senior-related topics. Ther is no admission charge and free parking. For details, go to www.generationsexpo.com.

Event Name: Duluth Rotary Car Show
Event Date & Time:
Saturday, June 15, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Event Location: Main St., Duluth
Event Details: This family-friendly event is free to the community. Awards will be given for various categories while you enjoy patriotic performances. Grab lunch from one of the nearby restaurants and browse the cars, casting a vote for your favorite. The proceeds from this event will go to Operation One Voice – a nonprofit that assists families of fallen soldiers and police officers. Have a car to show? Registration will be open on the day of the event, as long as space allows. The entry fe is $25 per vehicle.

MUSIC EVENTS:

Event Name: Live in the DTL Juneteenth Concert
Event Date & Time:
Friday, June 14, 5 – 10 p.m.
Event Location: Lawrenceville Lawn, 147 Luckie St., Lawrenceville
Event Details: Enjoy a variety of music and artists while shopping local vendors or enjoying dinner from one of the food trucks. The concert lineup includes Chapel Heart from America’s Got Talent, Cam Christian & The Palmetos and DJ XL. Find more details at www.downtownlawrencevillega.com.

Event Name: Juneteenth Music Festival
Event Date & Time:
Saturday, June 15, 12 – 6 p.m.
Event Location: 100 E Crogan St., Lawrenceville
Event Details: You will find fun, food, music and speakers all celebrating Juneteenth. There will also be games for the whole family. Find details at www.unitedebonysociety.org/event/juneteenth-2024/

Event Name: Cougar Town: The Music of John Mellencamp
Event Date & Time:
Saturday, June 15, 5:30 p.m.
Event Location: Boot Barn Hall, Gainesville
Event Details: Enjoy a fun concert singing all of your favorite John Mellencamp songs! Ages 14+ Get your tickets at www.bootbarnhallga.com.

Event Name: Murder of Crowes, a Tribute to the Black Crowes
Event Date & Time:
Saturday, June 15, 8-10 p.m.
Event Location: Lou Sobh Amphitheater, Cumming
Event Details: America’s premier Black Crowes Tribute Band is out of Tennessee. The band is loaded with talented veteran musicians. The band plays your Black Crowes favorites, as well as the classics and deep cuts, satisfying true fans! Free admission and free parking! No coolers, outside food or drinks. Friendly dogs are welcome. Bring your own chair or blanket.

Event Name: Bent to Fly
Event Date & Time:
Friday, June 14, 9 p.m.
Event Location: 37 Main, 37 E Main St., Buford
Event Details: This hard-hitting tribute to the 80’s and 90’s will surely have you singing your favorites. You’re likely to hear songs from Gun ‘n Roses, Stone Temple Pilots, Joan Jetts, Collective Soul and more… Dance and sing the night away! For details visit, www.37main.com.

Event Name: Suwanee Summer Porch Jam
Event Date & Time:
Friday, June 14, 6 p.m.
Event Location: Historic Old Town, Suwanee
Event Details: Stroll along Suwanee while listening to the sounds of live music hosted on several stages and actual front porches. There will be artists, food trucks and beverages. Drop in to enjoy the fun in a casual setting. Find details at www.suwanee.com.

THEATER PRODUCTIONS:

Event Name: Seussical KIDS!
Event Date & Time:
Friday, June 14 – Saturday, June 15, 7 p.m.
Event Location: Sautee Nacoochee Center, 283 Highway 255 N., Sautee
Event Details: Dr. Seuss’ best-loved characters collide in an unforgettable musical caper. This is the summer theater arts camp performance, so come support your local, rising stars! Get tickets at www.tix.com/ticket-sales/snca/1553

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