Here's what's happening in Gwinnett County this weekend. Click on the PDF accompanying this article for a comprehensive list of weekend events compiled by the Gwinnett Convention and Visitors Bureau. (To enlarge, click on the magnifying glass with the plus sign in it at the bottom of the PDF.)
Events in and around Lilburn include:
When/Where: Friday, July 20, 7 p.m.-10 p.m., , at the bandstand behind Calvin Fitchett Municipal Complex, 76 Main Street
Why Go: This is the culmination of the ninth year of this community and entertainment event. It began with 59 contestants, and now there are about 20 vying for the title of Lilburn Idol. The group Norwood will perform, and there also will be food available for purchase.
When/Where: Saturday, July 21, 9 a.m., , 5373 Wydella Road Southwest
Why Go: This is the sixth in a series of painting workshops hosted by local artists. The Lilburn Woman's Club is sponsoring. Funds go toward an art scholarship for a high school senior.
2. Cultural Community Performance
When/Where: Saturday, July 21, 2 p.m., , 405 Pleasant Hill Road
Why Go: Learn more about the North America Shirdi Sai Temple of Atlanta, Sai Darshan, teachings and practices of the group. The Saturday presentation will feature music, special effects and a professional production.