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Top 10 Things to Do This Weekend in Gwinnett Co., March 28-30

Check out these ideas from Explore Gwinnett.

Top 10 Things to Do This Weekend in Gwinnett Co., March 28-30

Here are 10 ideas for weekend events in and around Gwinnett County, as listed by Explore Gwinnett. For even more ideas, check out the  Gwinnett Weekends listing.

 

BREAKFAST WITH THE EASTER BUNNY

MALL OF GEORGIA | Buford

March 29

Join the Simon Kidgits Club as we have breakfast with our favorite furry bunny, the Easter Bunny!  8:30am-10am Free for Kidgit Members, $5 for non-members or parents, 678-482-2365, www.mallofgeoriga.com

 

GROW YOUR OWN FESTIVAL

GWINNETT ENVIRONMENTAL & HERITAGE CENTER | Buford

March 30

Have you always wanted a lush backyard garden? Or perhaps wanted to move a bit farther ‘off the grid’ and grow your own food? Or maybe you just want to support your community and lessen environmental impact by purchasing locally grown produce, eggs, and meat? 1pm-5pm, $3-$5, 770-904-3500, www.gwinnettehc.org

 

CINDERELLA

PERFORMING ARTS CENTER AT GWINNETT CENTER | Duluth

March 29-30

Gwinnett Ballet Theatre presents "Cinderella," a joyful dance experience with a fairy-tale ending. Sat 2:30pm & 7:30pm, Sun 2:30pm, $11-$20, 800-745-3000, www.gwinnettsymphony.org

 

SPRING CLEANING & RECYCLING DAY

CITY HALL | Norcross

March 29

Clean out your attic, garage, basement and house, and get it disposed of properly! You can shred documents, recycle electronics and dump big stuff, much of it at no cost. 9am-1pm, Free, 678-421-2049, www.norcrossga.net

 

“SPRING GREEN” FESTIVAL

GWINNETT HISTORIC COURTHOUSE | Lawrenceville

March 29

Bring your family and friends for a day full of activities! This year we will be hosting the Chick-Fil-a 5k and family fun run, Family Promise Bed races, Southeast Wheels Car and Motorcycle show, Arts and Crafts vendors and lots of great kids activities and food. Rain or Shine! 8am 5k race, 11am-6pm, Free, www.springgreenfestival.com

 

SPRING INTO COLOR 5K DASH

TOWN CENTER PARK| Suwanee

March 29

Presented by Premier Growers, Inc., come experience some fun in the wildest 5K you've ever seen! Run, Walk, Crawl, or cartwheel your way through a bombardment of color and find yourself wearing a COLORFUL Dash of spring colors when you reach the finish line. Have a blast and benefit some awesome charities in the process! 9am, $25-$40 registration, www.springintocolor5kdash.com

 

ARTOPIA!

PINCKNEYVILLE PARK COMMUNITY CENTER | Norcross

March 29

Celebrate Gwinnett’s best artists, instructors, and students while enjoying complimentary food and drinks. Entertainment includes musical performances, martial arts, live performance art, and works from local artists. Plus, explore your own creativity through free, hands-on activities such as basic oil painting, watercolor, pottery, karate, Zumba, yoga, gymnastics, and dance workshops. 10am, Free, 678-277-0920, www.gwinnettparks.com

 

WOWEE! – WHITE OAK WELLNESS AND ENVIRONMENTAL EXPO

WHITE OAK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL | Sugar Hill

March 29

Expo to educate and empower our community to make healthy lifestyle choices and improve our environment, this year we will also feature a 5k race through the beautiful scenery of the surrounding Lake Lanier area. Race 8am, Expo 9am-12pm, www.cityofsugarhill.com

 

5TH ANNUAL BLUE GRASSROOTS MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL

STONE MOUNTAIN VILLAGE | Stone Mountain

March 29-30

Music * Folk Dancing * Art * Crafts * Food * Kid’s Area. Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 11am-6pm, Free, 770-498-7334, www.stonemountainvillage.com


DISCOVERING DOLLS

MCDANIEL FARM | Duluth

March 29

Come learn about the history of dolls and make your own folk doll. The rag doll was the most popular and well known of all dolls and was often a child’s first toy. 10:30am-12pm, $10, 770-904-3500, www.gwinnettehc.org

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