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Monday, July 16, 2012
Saturday, February 18, 2012
Events around Gwinnett this weekend, plus Stone Mountain.
In AUBURN February 18-19 THE SEASONS GEORGIA PIEDMONT ARTS CENTER Auburn Winter gallery show Sat 11am-5pm, Sun 12pm-5pm Free 404-202-3044 www.georgiapiedmontartscenter.com In BUFORD February 18, 20-25, 27-29 LIVING IN SPACE GWINNETT ENVIRONMENTAL & HERITAGE CENTER Buford Exhibit highlighting the International Space Station (ISS) and allow visitors to experience a day in the life of an astronaut on ISS. Mon-Sat 9am-4pm $3.50-$10.50 770-904-3500 www.gwinnettehc.org February 18, 20-25, 27-29 PETTICOATS & SLIDE RULES GWINNETT ENVIRONMENTAL & HERITAGE CENTER Buford Exhibit highlighting the history of women engineers’ evolving roles in American society and in the engineering profession. It also walks through the development of the Society of …
Thursday, August 11, 2011
Our list of local activities this weekend.
Woodcarving, Book Signing/Talk and Repurposed Art Exhibit When/Where: Friday, Aug. 12, 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 13, 1 p.m.-4 p.m., The Little Shop of Arts and Antiques, 94 Main Street, Lilburn. Why Go: In addition to the weekly Lilburn Farmers' Market on Friday, stop by the Little Shop for some goodies, too. On Friday and Saturday, woodcarving artists are displaying their work and also will be carving on site while telling guests about their art and answering questions. "Country Boy," an exhibit of repurposed pieces made from recyclables, will also be available for patrons to peruse. Just for Saturday, authors Fred A. Martich, Gerald Naehr and Beth Meyerson will do a book signing and talk on "Ready to Go: The History and …
Thursday, July 28, 2011
Our weekly look at events in the area.
Tie-Dye T-Shirts When/Where: Thursday, July 28, 6 p.m., Mountain Park Library, 1210 Pounds Road, Lilburn. Why Go: Start the weekend off with some colorful designs at the library: Just bring a clean T-shirt and they'll show you how to make a tie-dye creation out of it. Pricing: Free. Lilburn Idol and Farmer's Market When/Where: Friday, July 29, 4 p.m. for the market and 7 p.m. for the show, Lilburn Park, 76 Main Street, Lilburn. Why Go: Ready for the next Lilburn Idol? After getting those veggies and produce from the farmer's market, head across the street to the park to watch the second round of singing. The highest scores from this performance and the July 8 show will head to next week's finale. Pricing: Free. Tres Chic Mix & Mingle …
Thursday, June 9, 2011
Texas Hold 'Em, wine tastings and remote-controlled car races.
Little Shop of Antiques: Smooth Silk Duo & Dr. Allan Armitage When/Where: Friday, June 10, 6 p.m.-9 p.m., and Saturday, June 11, 2 p.m.-4 p.m., The Little Shop of Arts and Antiques, 94 Main Street, Lilburn. Why Go: Something's always going on at The Little Shop in Old Town Lilburn, and this weekend is no exception. On Friday, downtown will be poppin' with the Smooth Silk Duo, a jazz and contemporary band geared by performers Joann and Tony, who's also played at Three Blind Mice. Horticulture author and researcher Dr. Allan Armitage of the University of Georgia will be coming in Saturday to talk about his book writing and garden stories. To add more to the mix, a group from the 48 Hour Film Project will be filming the excitement Saturday, …
Monday, May 16, 2011
Area's version of American Idol set for auditions, beginning this week.
If the train interrupts, you get to start over. That's comforting for those in Lilburn Idol singing competition at City Park -- Lilburn's version of the hit television show American Idol -- who boldly put themselves out there despite tracks barely 100 yards away. "Some have notes and want to hit and want people to know they hit them," Mayor Diana Preston said. "We can't stop the train. We just have to manage." During eighth annual Lilburn Idol auditions in City Hall today, Thursday and June 9, the train shouldn't be as much a factor. But in the park's competitions June 24, July 8 and the final Aug. 5, you best start with it far away. Some sing over the disruptive roar, refusing to be drowned out. That typifies the mettle of the estimated …
Thursday, May 5, 2011
Annual events and school activities line up this weekend.
Let the weekend begin. When/Where: Thursday, May 5, 7 p.m., All Saints Lutheran Church, 722 Rockbridge Road, Stone Mountain Why Go: The orchestra kids at Parkview High School will perform duets, trios and quartets of different genres for their Spring Fling show this year. And if that isn't enough, dessert and coffee will be served after the music, too. Pricing: Free and open to the public. When/Where: Friday, May 6, 8:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m., Oyster Barn, 411 Beaver Ruin Road, Lilburn. Why Go: Put your thinking hats on, and it may pay off. Oyster Barn is having its weekly trivia this Friday with possible prizes to follow. Check out their Facebook page on Friday to see what this week's free answer is. If trivia isn't your thing, Oyster Barn also…
Thursday, February 3, 2011
Super Bowl weekend is upon us, but there's more than football on the calendar.
It's Thursday and you've got no idea what you'll do for the weekend. Lilburn Patch is coming to the rescue. We've got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check our picks. Let's have some fun this weekend, shall we? 1. "SIRENS" AT AURORA THEATRE (www.auroratheatre.com) When/where: Friday-Sunday, Feb. 4-6, Aurora Theatre, 128 Pike Street, Lawrenceville. Why Go: It's the last weekend for the Aurora's play, which tells the story of Sam and Rose, a married couple of 25 years who go on a cruise to try to bring back the spark. It's a comedy trip to the mythical Greek Isles. Pricing: Tickets are $14-$30. 2. AUTHOR EMILIE P. BUSH (www.thelittleshopofartsandantiques.com) When/where: Saturday, Feb. 5, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., The Little Shop of…
Thursday, January 20, 2011
We've got five picks this weekend for Patch readers.
The Weather Channel says it's sunny all weekend with a decent temperature, so get out there and celebrate the good weather, Gwinnettians. Here are our top events this January weekend. 1. Preschool Storytime Friday, Jan. 21, 10:15 a.m. Free. Mountain Park Branch Library, 1210 Pounds Road. 678-985-6061, www.gwinnettpl.org. Start the day off right by bringing your toddler to a morning of stories they'll "oooh" and "ahhh" over. Mountain Park Library welcomes toddlers ages 2 to 5 years old for its weekly storytime. 2. Get Your Body Back! Weekend Camp Friday, Jan. 21, to Sunday, Jan. 23. $249. House of Payne Personal Training, 4565 Lawrenceville Highway. 678-641-9188, www.trainwithpayne.com. It may be a bit expensive, but you'll get a lot …
Friday, January 14, 2011
It's finally time to hit the streets of Lilburn.
Happy MLK weekend, Patch readers! The roads are finally done with the ice, so get out and combat that stir-crazy feeling. 1. Dollar Day Monday at Yellow River Game Ranch Monday, Jan. 17, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $1. Yellow River Game Ranch, 4525 Stone Mountain Hwy. 770-972-6643, www.yellowrivergameranch.com. We get another extended weekend, so come celebrate it by going to Yellow River Game Ranch for its Dollar Day Monday. Everyone admitted, regardless of age, pays only a buck to see all of the animals on the ranch, from the squirrels to the goats to the bears. The last ticket is sold at 4 p.m., so come early. 2. Trivia at Stone Mountain Pizza Café Monday, Jan. 17, 8 p.m. Free. Stone Mountain Pizza Café, 5370 Stone Mountain Hwy, Stone Mountain. …