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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!

    John Michael Talbot Concert

    • August 29, 2014
    • Location: St. John Neumann Catholic Church
    • Address: 801 Tom Smith Road, Lilburn, GA 30047
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    John Michael Talbot Concert sponsored by the Knight of Columbus Council 12905

    Gwinnett Braves vs. Charlotte Knights

    The Atlanta Braves AAA affiliate, the Gwinnett Braves, plays baseball in their 10,000 seat state-of-the-art Coolray Field on Buford Drive in Lawrenceville, less than 5 minutes from I-85 and the Mall of Georgia. FIREWORKS

    Lilburn Farmers Market

    • August 29, 2014
    • Location: Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church
    • Address: 1400 Killian Hill Rd., Lilburn, GA 30047
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    Rain or shine! Discover a wide variety of locally grown & produced products at the Lilburn Farmer's Market. Each week, peruse vendors selling seasonal fruits and vegetables, herbs, preserves/jellies, whole grain breads, milk, cheese, meats, salsas, pastas, handcrafted soaps and tasty baked goodies. Enjoy a sample or two as you make your way through the market.

    Moonlight & Music Concert Series

    The annual concert series features popular local and regional bands from a wide variety of musical themes in a casual and relaxed outdoor setting. The concert is FREE but tables can be reserved. Bring your lawn chairs, picnic dinners and candlelight. Alcohol not allowed. Sons of Sailors (Jimmy Buffett Variety) will be performing.

    Summer Concert Series

    AIA, the Ultimate Jimmy Buffett Tribute Band, will bring out the Parrotheads to 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!

    Hoi Cho 2014 Mua Thu Fall Festival

    • August 29 – 31, 2014
    • Location: Holy Vietnamese Martyrs Catholic Church
    • Address: 4545 Timmers Way, Norcross, GA 30093
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    The Fall Festival is the largest Vietnamese even in the Southeast United States. This program includes musical entertainment by top Vietnamese artists, traditional and modern dances, beauty pageants, contests and prizes, delicious food and drinks, and games for adults and children. Furthermore, festival goers will have a chance to win the Raffle Grand Prize: 2015 Audi A3, plus $5,000 in cash, or $25,000 in cash!

    Divorce Southern Style

    Enjoy a great showpresented by the New Dawn Theatre Company! 

    Labor Day Weekend Everyday Heros Celebration

    Stone Mountain park honors and appreciates our Everyday Heroes in a Labor Day Weekend celebration featuring the Lasershow Spectacular in Mountainvision® followed by a special fireworks display on all three nights! Arrive early for a full day of adventure and enjoy all of Stone Mountain Park's exciting attractions including the NEW Journey 2: The Mysterious Island - The 4-D Experience, an immersive 3-D/4-D adventure starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Vanessa Hudgens. Challeng... Visit Website

    Mary Poppins

    Can't miss theatrical event with dazzling effects and infectious musical score. Recent Broadway sensation Mary Poppins opens Aurora's 19th Season as the can't-miss theatrical event for all ages. "Practically Perfect" Mary Poppins falls from the sky into the hearts of the dysfunctional Banks family. With the help of a carefree chimney sweep named Bert, she magically teaches them the immeasurable benefits of love, joy and mutual respect for one another. Produced with dazzling theatrical... 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

    Images of Nature Photography Exhibit

    • August 29 – September 6, 2014
    • Location: The Rectory
    • Address: 17 College Street, Norcross, GA 30071
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    • Categories: Arts & Culture

    Exhibit continues through September 6. Seventy-one juried print images gathered through the Northeast Atlanta Chapter of the Georgia Nature Photographers Association, represent the work of members and other nature photographers from the Atlanta area. Ribbon Awards will be received at the Opening Reception. Some of the photographers will be available at the opening to discuss and answer questions about their images. Some prints will be available for purchase. OPEN HOUSES August 16 • 12 - 4 p... Visit Website

    Amusement Park Science

    Explore the physics behind the fun at amusement parks. Experiment with force, motion, waves, magnetism, momentum and more with models representing classic amusement park rides.

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