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6 things to do in Forsyth County this weekend: Nov. 12-14
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Whether you like to spend your free time playing games with friends or holiday shopping, there's plenty to do around town.

From medieval sparring to antique tractors to a field day with the kids, Forsyth County is bursting with events to make lasting memories with friends and family.

Cumming Steam Engine, Tractor Expo

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Bring your tractors and steam engines to the 20th annual Cumming Steam, Antique Tractor and Gas Engine Expo this year. This free event will feature the coolest machines and their equally neat owners, demonstrations of the antique engines and food.

When: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, Nov. 12 and Saturday, Nov. 13

Where: Cumming Fairgrounds, 235 Castleberry Road, Cumming

For more information about this event and the Cumming Antique Power Association, click here


Creekside Holiday Showcase

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Photo courtesy Creekside Holiday Showcase.

Enjoy unique Christmas shopping at Creekside Church's 21at MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) Holiday Showcase. This event fundraises to support the financial needs and home-based business owners who are members of the MOPS ministry. 

When: 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 12 to Saturday, Nov. 13

Where: Creekside Church, 673 Peachtree Parkway, Cumming

To learn more about this event, click here


Christmas Bazaar

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Swing by Cumming First United Methodist Church for an autumnal and holiday bazaar with purchasable, artisan goods such as crafts, home décor and holiday gifts. Help members of the church fundraise for future projects while making good memories with friends and family.

When: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 13

Where: Cumming First United Methodist Church, 770 Canton Highway, Cumming


Spar-B-Q

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Photo courtesy Ritterkunst Fechtschule.

Stop by Ritterkunst's Spar-B-Q to see a good show and learn how you can get involved in the club studying German Medieval Martial Arts. Check out the participants' swordplay and watch a fight in armor along the lakeside. 

When: 1-2:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 13

Where: Mary Alice Beach Park, 1820 Mary Alice Park Road, Cumming

To learn more about Ritterkunst Fechtschule and this event, click here


Kiddie Academy Field Day

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Join the Kiddie Academy of Cumming for a Field Day celebration with great games and fun activities for kids. Donations are appreciated, as the event will be raising money to support Family Promise of Forsyth County, a non-profit working to increase community awareness of family homelessness and offering help to those in need.

When: Noon to 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 13

Where: Kiddie Academy of Cumming, 450 Brannon Road, Cumming

To learn more about the event or Kiddie Academy of Cumming, click here


Dice Goblin gaming events

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Stop by Dice Goblin Games to explore and learn about the new edition of Warhammer Age of Sigmar, a miniature wargame. - photo by Ashlyn Yule

Attention all gamers! Dice Goblin Games is hosting a weekend full of exciting release parties and gaming events that you can stop by and enjoy. Games included will be the new Pokémon: Fusion Strike, Digimon, Magic: The Gathering and Innistrad: Crimson Vow.

When: 

  • Innistrad: Crimson Vow: 7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 12
  • Magic: The Gathering: 7:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 12
  • Pokémon: Fusion Strike: 1 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 13
  • Digimon: 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 14 

Where: Dice Goblin Games and Grill, 1532 Marketplace Boulevard, Cumming

To learn more about Dice Goblin and the gaming events that it hosts, click here.