Fun in FoCo: music and May Day celebration among the top things to do this weekend

John Thompson
Kurt Lee Wheeler performs this weekend.(Photo/West Milford Farms)

(Forsyth County, GA) There’s plenty of music to get you movin’ around Forsyth County this weekend. Plus lots to do outdoors with the entire family. Here’s this week’s Fun in FoCo roundup:

Kurt Lee Wheeler performs on May 20 at 8:36 p.m. at West Milford Farm’s 2022 Fridays at the Farm Sunset concert series. Bring your food, beer, and wine, and join us one Friday per month from March to November for an incredible lineup of talent.
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Anslee Davidson performs at Halcyon for some “Groovin’ on the Green” on May 21 at 6:00 p.m. Davidson is a singer-songwriter from Greensboro, Georgia. Get more information about the event here.

The Cumming Aquatic Center is now open. The outdoor pool will be open only on weekends through May 22 from 1 p.m.-6 p.m. The outdoor pool will open daily beginning on Friday, May 27, through Aug. 3 from 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday, and 1-6 p.m. on Sunday.

Stop by Halcyon for some live music from local musicians. The Kori Spires Duo plays on May 20 from 6:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.

Hooked on Books is on May 21 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Hampton Park Library. Hooked on Books is a fun, flexible book club focused on you and the books you're hooked on. Join us for an easy-going Saturday morning conversation about “Klara and the Sun” by Kazuo Ishiguro.
May Day fun is this weekend.(Photo/Halcyon Facebook page)

May Day on the Greenway at Halcyon is May 22. Enjoy live music, food carts, crafts, a flower truck, and more; follow Tinkerbell to the Halcyon Fairy Garden and do a Tiny Egg Hunt. Meet and learn about local wildlife, sign up for volunteer opportunities with FurKids Animal Rescue and meet adoptable dogs.

Adult MakerDay: 3-D Greeting Cards is May 22 from 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m at the Post Road Library. Create something new each month at this adults-only craft program! This month, learn how to make stunning 3-D greeting cards.
(Photo/Halcyon Facebook page)

The No Shoes Radio Party at Halcyon is on May 20 from 5:00-9:00 p.m. No Shoes Radio will be onsite, giving away prizes and doing interviews. Come hang out, have some fun and enjoy your favorite Blue Chair Bay Rum Cocktails. You can also tour Kenny Chesney’s tour bus.

Farm Animal Yoga is on May 21 at 9:00 a.m. and 10 a.m. on the Green at Halcyon. For more information, click here.

DoubleTake is performing at Rosati’s Pizza and Sports Pub in Cumming on May 20 at 9 p.m. For more information, visit here.

Luke Latimer is performing at Freedom Brew and Shine in Cumming on May 21 at 7:00 p.m. For more information, click here.
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James DeVeau & Friends Live performs on May 21 at Legends Distillery in Cumming at 1:00 p.m. For more information, click here.

Storytime at Barnes and Noble at The Collection is May 21 from 11 a.m.-noon. For more information, visit here.
(Photo/Halcyon Facebook page)

Halcyon’s Sunday Funday, happening weekly until May 29, includes live music, crafts, and vendors. Activities vary each week. Bring your furry friends along. For more information, visit here.

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