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Gwinnett Weekends: Mother's Day, Farmers Markets, Relay for Life, Pawfest and More

Check out some of the weekend events listed by Explore Gwinnett.

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Looking for something to do on Mothers Day weekend in Gwinnett County?

Explore Gwinnett (Gwinnett County Visitor’s Bureau) posts a weekly Gwinnett Weekends listing of events scheduled in the county.

Here are 10 events from that list.

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MOTHER’S APPRECIATION LUNCHEON

GWINNETT HISTORIC COURTHOUSE

Lawrenceville

May 10

Join us to celebrate Mom! Enjoy a lunch in the lovely Superior Court Ballroom, complete with white linens and spring flowers. This catered event will also feature entertainment, a keepsake photo, and kids will create a lovely gift for mom. All ages

11am

$16-$22

770-822-5450, pre-register

www.gwinnettparks.com

 

MOTHER’S DAY MARATHON

HARBINS PARK

Dacula

May 11

7 am

$55

www.active.com/dacula-ga/running/distance-running-races/mother-s-day-half-marathon-2014

 

GWINNETT COMMUNITY FARMERS MARKET

NORTH ATLANTA TRADE CENTER

Norcross

May 4, 11, 18, 25

Providing the freshest, locally-grown food, and unique hand-made arts and crafts to the communities of Metro Atlanta, bringing you the best from local farmers, artisans and chefs.

11am-4pm

Free

470-554-9244

www.northatlantatradecenter.com

 

THE PETRIFIED FOREST

LIONHEART THEATRE

Norcross

May 2-4, 9-11, 15-18

Gabby Maple is young woman who dreams of escaping her life with her father and grandfather in the Arizona desert. As the liquor flows, characters reveal their true selves, and at the Black Mesa BBQ tensions mount to a violent climax.

Thurs, Fri-Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2pm

$12-$15, includes dessert and beverage

770-885-0425

www.lionhearttheatre.org

 

SUWANEE FARMERS MARKET

TOWN CENTER PARK

Suwanee

May 3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27, 31

Shop for fresh, locally grown foods.

Sat 8 am-12 pm, Tues 4 pm-7 pm

Free

770-945-8996

www.suwanee.com

 

THE NEW ADVENTURES OF BRER RABBIT

AURORA THEATRE

Lawrenceville

May 10

Aurora Children’s Playhouse presents a 45 minute, kid friendly performance for the whole family to enjoy.

10am

$7

678-226-6222

www.auroratheatre.com

 

NATIONAL TRAIN DAY & GRAND REOPENING

VINES GARDEN RAILROAD

Loganville

May 10

Come see the only public, G scale, garden railroad in the State of Georgia. Enjoy arts, crafts, games, snacks and refreshments available.

10am-5pm

Free

678-277-0900

www.vinesgardenrailroad.com

 

10th ANNUAL BAREFOOT IN THE PARK

DULUTH TOWN GREEN

Duluth

May 10-11

This juried fine arts event offers artists abundant crowds, a family-friendly environment with an upscale vibe and shopping, shopping, shopping! It’s one of Metro Atlanta’s most exciting spring arts events in an affluent, culturally diverse area.

Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 10pm-5pm

Free

678-677-0172

www.barefootinthepark.org

 

2014 RELAY FOR LIFE

GWINNETT COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS

Lawrenceville

May 9-10

The American Cancer Society Relay for Life is a life-changing event that gives everyone in communities across the globe a chance to celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost and fight against the disease.

1 p.m.-8 a.m.

770-814-0123

www.gwinnettrelayforlife.org

 

PAWFEST 2014

LILBURN CITY PARK

Liburn

May 10

5K Run, 5K Hike., 1 mike hike. All proceeds go to support Gwinnett Humane Society. All leashed, well-behaved dogs welcome.

Registration 8:30 am, 9:30 am-4 pm

$20-$40 (dogs walk for free)

www.pawfest.com

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