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Memorial Day events
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Get out of the house and enjoy the holiday weekend with one of these Memorial Day events:

 

Memorial Day Gorge Floor Hikes, Tallulah Falls. Strenuous hike will involve rock-hopping and getting wet. Age 10 and older. Preregister. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Tallulah Gorge State Park, 338 Jane Hurt Yarn Drive, Tallulah Falls. $4 parking. 706-754-7981

Stone Mountain Memorial Day events, Stone Mountain. 5 p.m. concerts, 9:30 p.m. laser shows Saturday through Monday, with Gainesville State College brass ensemble performance and fireworks Monday. Stone Mountain Park, U.S. 78 East, Exit 8, Stone Mountain. Free with $10 parking.

Memorial Day Blast, Helen. Relay races, field day activities, a campfire, concert and hoedown. 8 to 9 p.m. Monday, Unicoi State Park and Lodge, 1788 Ga. 356, Helen. $3 parking. 800-573-9659, ext. 305. 

Memorial Day parade, Gainesville. American Legion Paul E. Boilding Post 7. 10 a.m. Monday, begins at First Baptist Church on Green Street and ends on Spring Street at E.E. Butler Parkway. Contact Dave Dellinger, 770-718-7676, or Roger Keebaugh, 770-869-7941.

Northeast Georgia History Center open house, Gainesville. Video interviews with veterans will show in the Sports Hall of Fame theater and refreshments will be served. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday. Free. Northeast Georgia History Center, 322 Academy St. NE, Gainesville. 770-297-5900.

Memorial Day celebration, Suwanee. The Gwinnett Community Band and the Sugar Hill Latter Day Saints Choir will perform. The Silver Wings parachute team will drop in and demonstrate. Bring picnic, blankets and chairs; no alcohol. 7 p.m. Friday, Town Center Park, intersection of Buford Highway and Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road, Suwanee. Free. Bring a canned good to donate.

Zac Brown Band Memorial Day Picnic Concert, Atlanta. 5 p.m. Monday, Chastain Park Amphitheatre, Atlanta.

Memorial Day Concert, Gainesville. Air National Guard Band of the South from Dobbins Air Force Base. 2 p.m. Monday, Lakewood Baptist, 2235 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville. jwfalk@bellsouth.net.


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