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Outdoors events
For the week of June 3-9
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This week

2010 Garden Tour, Cumming. "Explore, Dream and Discover." Forsyth County Master Gardeners. Visit six gardens. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, various gardens in Forsyth County. $15. 770-887-2418.

The Wall Ride, Alto. Chicklen City Cyclists. Ride up Apple Pie Ridge. 10 a.m. Saturday, leaves from Heather Wall's home, Alto. Call 770-533-3842 for directions.

The Historic Downtown Gainesville Market on the Square, Gainesville. Farmer's market with plants, herbs, honey, bread and local produce. 2:30-6:30 p.m. Fridays beginning this Friday, downtown Gainesville in the parking lot at the intersection of Main St. and Spring St. 678-450-5574 or steve@hallfarmers.org.

 

Upcoming

Dahlonega Really Hilly Ride, Dahlonega. Chicken City Cyclists. Leaves at 10 a.m. June 12 from Greenbrier Shopping Center, 406 E. Main St., Dahlonega. unnoldl@charter.net.

 

Ongoing

Come Try It, Gainesville. Try canoeing or kayaking on Lake Lanier. Basic instruction, paddle and life jacket provided. Must be at least 18 years old to participate, or accompanied by an adult. 1-6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays May-September, Lake Lanier Olympic Venue, 3105 Clarks Bridge Road, Gainesville. $15, $5 parking. 706-878-3087.

Hall County Farmers Market, Gainesville.6:30 a.m. to sellout Tuesdays and 7:30 a.m. to sellout Saturdays, Hall County Farmers Market, Jesse Jewell Parkway and East Crescent Drive, just off Interstate 985 at Exit 24. 770-535-8293.

Dahlonega Farmers Market, Dahlonega. 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 30, downtown Dahlonega.

Suwanee Farmers Market, Suwanee. 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays and 4-7 p.m. Tuesdays through Oct. 12, Town Center Park, Suwanee. 770-945-8996.

Triathlon Club, Gainesville. No experience necessary. Meets 7 p.m. second Tuesdays, Fit 2 Tri Store, 1292 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville. 770-712-9129 or fit2tri@gmail.com.

ISI Cycling ride, Gainesville. No ride in rain. 6 p.m. Thursdays, Dewberry Baptist Church, 4616 Clarks Bridge Road, Gainesville. Free. 678-231-0417.

ISI Cycling ride, Gainesville. Three group rides varying in distance from 15 to 60 miles. No ride in rain. 7 a.m. Saturdays, Corinth Baptist Church, 3590 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville. Free. 678-231-0417. 

ISI Cycling ride, Gainesville. 35-50 mile ride. No ride in rain. 1 p.m. Sundays, Kroger Shopping Center, 3630 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville. 678-231-0417.

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