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    The Explore Gwinnett Calendar of Events is THE place to find out what there is to do in Gwinnett. Whether you are looking for a great family festival, free and inexpensive things to do, arts and theatre performances or the latest great concert at the Arena.....this is the place to find it. From free movies, concerts and festivals in Gwinnett's downtowns to the G-Braves, and Gwinnett Gladiators schedules to holiday happenings - you won't find more Gwinnett County events anywhere else. 

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    Cosmic Climbing

    Full service, guided indoor rock climbing. Includes harness and free pizza!

    Family Fun Fridays

    Full service, guided indoor rock climbing. Includes harness and free pizza!

    Back to School Bash Lock-In

    • August 1, 2014
    • Location: Lucky Shoals Park Community Recreation Center
    • Address: 4651 Britt Road, Norcross, GA 30093
    • Venue: Lucky Shoals Park
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    Celebrate summer with a fun filled all-nighter packed with fun! Bring your sleeping bag and pajamas, and enjoy pizza, fun activities in the gym, a movie, and waffles in the morning! Register online at with code LSCC14203 or call 678-277-0860. Chaperones needed. 

    Birdies for the Brave Charity Tournament at TPC Sugarloaf

    TPC Sugarloaf in Duluth, GA, will present a day of charity and camaraderie on Friday, August 1, when it hosts the annual Birdies for the Brave® Liberty Mutual Invitational Golf Tournament. Registration begins at 8:30 am, and the tournament begins promptly at 10:15 am with a shotgun start. Enhancing the experience, one member of our U.S. Armed Forces will play in each group. Entry into the tournament is $350 per golfer, and includes green and cart fees, boxed lunch, tee gifts, and two tickets... Visit Website

    You've Got a Friend

    • August 1, 2014
    • Location: Bethesda Park Senior Center
    • Address: 225 Bethesda Church Road, Lawrenceville, GA 30044
    • Venue: Bethesda Park
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    Ladies, celebrate National Girlfriend's Day! Where would you be without your girlfriends? Celebrate your friendship with fabulous finger food, fashion show, music and much more! Must pre-register by 7/25. Register online at with code: BPSC14203 or call 678-277-0179.

    Brown Bag Concert

    Bring a picnic lunch and a blanket and celebrate the start of summer. We'll have crafts, Krazy Hair and face painting for the kids! Vendors can showcase their business, goods or snacks, but must provide their own tent and proof of insurance. Items for sale must be approved. $86/vendor for a 10x10 space, 1 table and 2 chairs; call 770-822-5450 to register.

    Food Truck Friday

    Food will be served 5:30-9:30pm; music will begin at 6:30pm. The tentative food truck line-up includes Freckled and Blue, King of Pops, Mac the Cheese, MG's Burger Que, Nana G's Chicken and Waffles, On Tapa the World, Pressed for Time, Smiley's Street Eats, Tex's Tacos, and Tracey's Tasties. Students in the Suwanee Youth Leaders program are responsible for planning activities and entertainment at the August Food Truck Friday event. They've booked Rupert's Orchestra, a popular and upbea... Visit Website

    Neon Vibe 5K

    • August 1, 2014
    • Location: Stone Mountain Village - Downtown
    • Address: Downtown Stone Mountain, Stone Mountain, GA 30083
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    The neon vibe after dark fun-run will have you and your friends glowing crazy with color and dancing all night! Color that glows under black lights - and lots of it! Think of it like this - there's 5k's, and then there's running a 5k in black lights with loads of color! This is the most fun you will ever have at a run!  

    Summer Concert Series

    The "A-Town A List", a revolutionary party band, will be rocking out Thrasher Park. Bring chairs, a cooler (no glass, please) and come chill. Local eateries are jazzing things up with some delish chef specials to-go that make it a perfect date night, girl's night out, or singles mingle. During the band breaks, take an easy stroll and check out the deals in our downtown shops!

    Printmaking Exhibit

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    A juried art show that showcases the newest members of TRAC. Held at the Tannery Row Artists Colony, a visual arts center housing over 17 artists with galleries and studios. 

    Gwinnett Center International Film Festival

    2nd annual film festival featuring short, independent and local filmmakers. Over 80 movies will be previewed. Independent films must be submitted by the filmmaker to The early-bird deadline is May 26, 2014, and the final deadline for film entry is June 30, 2014. Awards will be presented to the most innovative and artistic filmmakers in a variety of categories. There will be a special honor for local, student-made films. All awards will be presented during closing cerem... Visit Website


    With race and high-performance street cars you will see great competition and variety! From Endurance Challenges, Spec Miata, American Iron, to Thunder and Lighenting Sprint races, NASA has something for everyone to enjoy!

    Stone Mountain Park’s Lasershow Spectacular in Mountainvision®

    This not-to-be-missed Atlanta tradition promises to wow your family with state-of the-art digital graphics and awe-inspiring laser show effects. The newly updated show will feature More Lights at the base of the mountain shining up like fingers of light showcasing the 825 foot mountainside. More Lasers will make you feel as if you are immersed in the show as an overhead laser canopy and laser mirror bounce shots from all directions on the lawn create the effect of lasers jumping over the crowd... Visit Website

    Summer at the Rock

    • August 01 – 03, 2014
    • Location: Stone Mountain Park, Cross Roads
    • Address: U.S. Highway 78 East, Stone Mountain, GA 30087
    • Venue: Stone Mountain Park
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    Experience all of Stone Mountain Park's exciting attractions daily during Summer at the Rock. Go on an action-packed journey with the NEW Journey 2: The Mysterious Island - The 4-D Experience, challenge yourself on SkyHike, the nation's largest family adventure course, or cool off and play in the spray on Geyser Towers...the adventures are endless! Plus, there's entertainment and activities fun for the whole family!

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