There are fall festivals on every corner of Gwinnett this weekend!
Norcross Art Fest:
Norcross celebrates their annual arts and crafts festivals, it returns for two days this weekend in downtown Norcross. Browse and buy whimsical creations, handmade pottery and one-of-a-kind pieces of jewelry.The event is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.Admission is free.
From 1 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Lawrenceville Square will be filled with the smoky smells of freshly cooked barbecue. Come celebrate Georgia Gwinnett College with barbecue and ribs, Grizzly Burger Eating Contest and live music. For the tiny tots, there is a Riblet Zone with face painting, inflatables and a bungee jumps. Live acts will perform, including 76 LCD, Stephen Lee Band, Pseudo and Shangri-La. Admission is free.
Elisha Winn Fair:
Returning for its 35th year this weekend, for all of you history buffs! The Gwinnett Historical Society is hosting the wonderful event. Explore two-days of re-enactments, tours and quilt show as well as live music and food vendors. There is also an opportunity to watch a blacksmith during live demonstrations. The fair is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $3 per adult. Children 12 and under are free.
Grayson Blues and Brews Festival:
Experience craft beers that are becoming big in Georgia, that’s why Grayson has brought back its fourth annual beer festival to showcase hundreds of brews from around the country. From 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, attendees have a chance to local brews (from Georgia facilities like Monday Night Brewing, Terrapin, Jail House, Red Hare and Wild Heaven) and regional treats from across the states. Some of the other companies to be there are Southern Tier, Magic Hat, Goose Island, Redhook and Kona — just to name a few. Tickets are $30 for general admission and $45 for VIP tickets.
Suwanee Wine Fest:
For wine aficionados come across town and gather for the inaugural wine festival presented by Chateau Elan Winery and Resort. From 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, guests will sample more than 250 wines from across the globe. Countries such as Spain, Italy, Germany and New Zealand. Georgia vineyards that are present include Chateau Elan Winery and Resort, Three Sister Vineyards and Winery, Habersham Winery, Frogtown Cellars and Wolf Mountain Vineyards. A portion of the money raised from the event benefits Annandale Village. Tickets are $55 for general admission and $110 for VIP tickets.
Chattapoochee Pet Fest:
Even your pooch can come and party this weekend! The Duluth Historical Society holds this annual critter celebration at the Chattapoochee Dog Park. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, all four-legged companions can come out for a day of costumes contests, adoptions and other canine goodies. All well-behaved cats and dogs are welcomed to join the festivities. Admission is free.