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Aug. 28-Sept. 4

POSTED: August 28, 2014 1:00 a.m.


Laurel Summer Fest, Gainesville. Aug. 30-31. Laurel Park, 3100 Old Cleveland Highway, Gainesville. $10 for adults, free for children under the age of 12.


Jaemor Farms’ ninth annual Corn Maze 2014: “Pirate Adventures!”, Alto. Sept. 6-Nov. 2. Jaemor Farms, 5340 Ga. 365, Alto. Adults ages 13-64 $10, children ages 3-12 $9, seniors older than 65 and children younger than 2 free. 706-248-3402.

Suwanee Fest, Suwanee. Sept. 20-21. Town Center Park at the intersection of Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road and Buford Highway in Suwanee.

“Goose Bumps! The Science of Fear,” Atlanta. Sept. 27-Jan. 4. Fernbank Museum, 767 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta. Free with museum admission. Adults $18, students and seniors $17, children ages 3-12 $16, free for children ages two and under.

Foxfire Mountaineer Festival. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 4. Rabun County Civic Center/Clayton City Hall Complex, Ga. 76 West, Clayton. The 20th annual event will feature old-fashioned fun, food, crafts, and music. $5 per person; up to 5 children per family free. 706-746-5828,,


Craft of the Week. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Interactive Neighborhood for Kids, 999 Chestnut St. SE, Gainesville. $1 with admission to museum; INK members free. 770-536-1900,

Home School Day. First Tuesday of every month. Interactive Neighborhood for Kids, 999 Chestnut St. SE, Gainesville. Half-price admission for all homeschoolers. 770-536-1900,

“Family Day,” Gainesville. 1-4 p.m. second Sunday of each month, January-December. The Northeast Georgia History Center, 322 Academy St. NE, Gainesville. Free. 770-297-5900,

Story times, Hall County. Children can listen to stories, sometimes read by special guests. Various days and times at libraries in the Hall County Library System. Free.

“Family Fun Night in the Pools,” Gainesville. 6 p.m. every third Saturday. YMCA aquatic center, J. A. Walters Family YMCA, 2455 Howard Road, Gainesville. $10. 770-297-9622,


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