Get Out: A Look at What to Do This Weekend

Tons of live music, fresh produce and trivia to survive the heat in this weekend.

Ken Scott's One World of Magical Stories!

When/Where: Saturday, July 23, 3:30 p.m., , 788 Hillcrest Road, Lilburn. 

Why Go: Open to all ages, magician Ken Scott and his gator puppet Coco will entertain with stories. The event wraps up the Summer Reading Program for the library.  

Pricing: Free.

Community Cookout at Trinity

When/Where: Sunday, July 24, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., , 1826 Killian Hill Road, Lilburn. 

Why Go: Trinity Lutheran Church invites everyone in the community for a traditional summer cookout with tons of activities. Frisbee, food, sand volleyball, a water slide and play areas will be available for all to enjoy. 

Pricing: Free.

St. John Neumann Night at

When/Where: Friday, July 22, 4 p.m.-8 p.m.,  parking lot, 76 Main St NW, Lilburn.

Why Go: The summer series of farmer's markets highlights , the K-8 private school on Tom Smith Road. Learn more about the school and get some yummy locally grown produce.

Pricing: Free.

Art Sale, Writing Tips and Crochet in Old Town

When/Where: Friday and Saturday, July 22, , 94 Main Street, Lilburn.

Why Go: It's another busy weekend at the shop. Friday, meet new art dealers and get great deals on framed and unframed art (prices $5-$100). The shop is open until 8 p.m. On Saturday, take in a writers' seminar, "Self-Publishing in the 21st Century," led by author Emilie P. Bush. The seminar is 1-3 p.m. (a book signing follows). Cost is $20. From 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. learn basic crochet in the shop's Christmas in July program with Handmade by Dawn. Space is first-come, first-served.

Pricing: See Above.

Team Trivia at The Dublin Pub and Grill 

When/Where: Thursday, July 21, 8 p.m., The Dublin Pub and Grill, 3902 Highway 78, Snellville. 

Why Go: The Dublin hosts trivia every Thursday evening to whoever wants to play. Prizes include $40, $20 and $10 gift certificates for the top three winners. 

Pricing: Free. 

"Married Alive!"

When/Where: Thursday-Saturday, July 21-23, 8 p.m., and Sunday, July 24, 3 p.m., , 5384 Manor Drive, Stone Mountain. 

Why Go: ART Station is ending the theatrical season with "Married Alive!," a humorous performance about one old and one new marriage that is sure to touch hearts. Viewers of almost all ages will be able to connect with the too-familiar phases of babies, empty nests, Viagra and job stress that every couple goes through. 

Pricing: Tickets range from $18 to $27 and can be purchased at the door or online here

Fresh Produce and Alias Smith & Jones at the Village Corner

When/Where: Saturday, July 23, 8 a.m.-8 p.m., , 6655 James B. Rivers Drive, Stone Mountain. 

Why Go: Bright and early at 8 a.m. until 2 p.m., the German Bakery has fresh, locally grown produce every Saturday, from zucchini to tomatoes to peaches. Stick around the Village because at 7 p.m., local rock duo  will perform for restaurant-goers. Don't plan on staying all night? To-go orders get 20 percent off their total bill from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Pricing: Free to listen. 

Movies Under the Stars and Summer Concert Series

When/Where: Saturday, July 23, 5:30 p.m.- 11 p.m., the Mall of Georgia, 3333 Buford Drive, Buford. 

Why Go: The rocking country band Bulletproof will be performing in the Village at the Mall of Georgia to entertain anyone that wants to be entertained. Afterward at 8:30 p.m., watch the 1993 summer-perfect movie "The Sandlot" about monstrous dogs, baseball, sleepovers and kids being kids. 

Pricing: Free. 

Screen on the Green and Live Music at The Avenue

When/Where: Saturday, July 23, 6:30 p.m., The Avenue, 1350 Scenic Highway, Snellville. 

Why Go: Screen on the Green continues, and this week it's with the Johnny Depp movie "Rango." As usual, kids' activities such as a bounce house and face painting will be available before the film, and after the film, if the kids are still up for it, there will be live music at Wild Wing Cafe at 10:30 p.m., featuring Noah Sampson, a folk-acoustic artist from Atlanta.   

Pricing: Free. 

Karaoke with Ernie at the Watering Hole

When/Where: Sunday, July 24, 8 p.m.-midnight, , 4341 Hugh Howell Road, Tucker. 

Why Go: Looking for a last hoorah for the weekend? The Watering Hole has karaoke night every Sunday evening. Even if you get tired or your voice gets hoarse, there's plenty of Keno, pool, darts and other goodies to play. 

Pricing: Free. 


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