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Fun in FoCo: Concerts, comedy, and classes highlight top events this weekend

John Thompson

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Farm Animal Yoga is this weekend.(Photo/Halcyon)

(Forsyth County, GA) This hot July weekend offers entertainment both indoors and outside. Here’s this week’s Fun in FoCo roundup:

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

Flying the Black Flag: Terror on the High Seas is July 10 at 2:00 p.m. at the Cumming LibraryDr. Eugene Van Sickle will explore the real and broad history of piracy between the 16th and 19th centuries, giving special attention to the romanticized figures of the “Golden Age” of pirates in the Atlantic World. For more information, click here.

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.

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Pearls: More than a Gem is July 9 at 2:00 p.m. at the Hampton Park Library. Guest lecturer Dr. Victoria Hightower will broadly cover the Persian Gulf pearl trade through the 18th and 19th centuries, including the importance, extraction history, and legacy of this unique industry. For more information, click here.

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Jim Stapley performs this weekend.(Photo/Stoney J's Farm Winery.

Jim Stapley performs at Stoney J’s Farm Winery July 9 at 2:00 p.m. For more information, click here.

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Enjoy a picnic this weekend.Photo/https://www.eventbrite.com

Enjoy a fun Pop-up Picnic in the Park is at Sharon Springs Park in Cumming on July 9. Enjoy a fun pop-up picnic sunset date for couples in Cumming. Each date night consists of a series of activities that you are guided to complete. All you need is a mobile device and an Internet connection to access your Digital Date Nite Box. For more information, visit here.

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Legends Distillery brings a unique night of comedy and Legends Yeah C’mon Small Batch Bourbon launch. The event features special guests Steve Rickman, Comedian Craig Gass, and a special guest on July 9 at 6:00 p.m. For more information, visit here.

Get your weekend started with Saturday Family Storytime at the Post Road Library on July 9 from 11 a.m.-noon.

Stop by Halcyon for some “Groovin’ on the Green” on July 9 and July 10, from 6 p.m.-9 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.

If you have a news tip in Forsyth County, contact John Thompson at johntct@aol.com

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