Fun in FoCo: Dad day, concerts, and food festivals are among 10 things to do this weekend

John Thompson
Celebrate Dad at Halcyon.(Photo/Halcyon Facebook page)

(Forsyth County, GA) There are plenty of things to do around Forsyth County this Father’s Day weekend, including concerts and brunch. Here’s this week’s Fun in FoCo roundup:

Make it a special Father’s Day at Halcyon on Sunday, June 19 from 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Enjoy brunch, meet Freddie the Falcon, and listen to live music. For more information, visit here.

The Summer Food Festival & Funis on Sunday, June 19 at Fowler Park in Cumming. Admission is free for all ages, and food trucks will

be on site with treats or lunch to purchase. Kids can enjoy painting, balloons, and live music. The festival runs from 11:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. For more information, click here.

Elton Live!, a tribute band to Elton John performs at Rosati’s Pizza and Sports Pub in Cumming on Saturday, June 18 at 8 p.m. For more information, click here.

James Patrick Morgan performs at Stoney J’s Winery in Cumming on June 19 from 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. For more information, visit here.
James Patrick Morgan(Photo/James Patrick Morgan Facebook page)

Dan and Ray perform at Legends Distillery in Cumming on June 18 at 7 p.m. For more information, visit here.

Get your weekend started with Saturday Family Storytime at the Post Road Library on June 18 from 11:00 a.m.-noon.

The outdoor pool at the Cumming Aquatic Center is open daily through Aug. 3 from 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday, and 1-6 p.m. on Sunday.
(Photo/City of Cumming)

Hooked on Books, a book club for adults, meets on Saturday, June 18 from 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. at the Hampton Park Library. For more information, visit here.
Photo/Forsyth County Library)

Stop by Halcyon for some “Groovin’ on the Green” on June 17 and 18, from 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Take in the tunes from local musicians while enjoying food and drinks from the many restaurants at Halcyon. Get more information about the music series here.
(Photo/Halcyon Facebook page)

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

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