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Santa in Forsyth County

Santa in Forsyth County

There are lots of opportunities for your children (or maybe yourself!) to see Santa in Forsyth County this year.  We know from previous years, that this list will continue to grow as we get more into December.  We’ll continue to update this round-up accordingly!

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Christmas tree shopping in Forsyth County

Christmas tree shopping in Forsyth County

It's easy to purchase a local tree this year or support a local organization with your purchase.

Forsyth County Christmas Tree Farms are officially open for the 2012 season and tree lots have popped up as well.

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Blink Midwinter: Christmas light show in Forsyth County

Blink Midwinter: Christmas light show in Forsyth County

Enjoy a Christmas light show in Forsyth County.

Blink Midwinter is a residential show set to music and benefits a local non profit. 

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Belk santafest to spread holiday cheer

Belk santafest to spread holiday cheer

ATLANTA -- Belk department stores will host their first-ever santafest holiday celebration on Saturday, Dec. 1.

All santafests will be held from noon to 3 p.m.

Highlights include crafts, family-friend activities, Christmas treats and, of course, the chance to meet Santa Claus. Participants can enter a drawing to win a $50 kids wardrobe; three winners will be chosen from each Belk store.

Visit belk.com for more information and to find your nearest store.

2013-14 school calendar to be approved Nov. 15

2013-14 school calendar to be approved Nov. 15

CUMMING, Ga. -- Nearly 500 Forsyth County residents gave their feedback on proposed calendar changes for the 2013-14 school year.

Now, the Board of Education plans to take the suggestions into consideration when it decides on the final calendar at its Nov. 15 meeting.

Check out a draft of the proposed calendar

A summary of some of the changes includes:

  • First day of school: Thursday, Aug. 8
  • Last day of school: Friday, May 23
  • 2 early release days: Professional Development Days
  • 3 early release days: Parent-teacher conferences
  • 1 week break: Thanksgiving
  • 11-day break: Winter
  • First week of April: Spring Break

Cumming Fair 2012

Cumming Fair 2012

The Cumming Fair has finally arrived!

The fair offers every {rickety} ride, carnival food, and petting zoo you come to expect from a great fair!
Learn more about the rides (and ticket prices), local entertainment, Heritage Village, ground acts & concerts on the Cumming Fair Website.

Here’s the final run down for you.

2012 Cumming Fair:

Dates: October 4 – 14, 2012


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Weekend Wrap-Up: Things to do in Forsyth County this weekend

Weekend Wrap-Up: Things to do in Forsyth County this weekend

Lots of things to do in Cumming & Forsyth County this weekend.  And to that we add the arrival of the Cumming Fair & Festival!

We wanted to highlight a few things that are either free or really inexpensive for you & your family to enjoy this weekend.

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