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Weekend in Gwinnett: Wizard of Oz, Fiddler on the Roof, Woofstock, and Don't Dress for Dinner

Here are 10 events that are worth your time.

Weekend events in Gwinnett County.
Weekend events in Gwinnett County.

Looking for some suggestions for a weekend activity?

Explore Gwinnett’s weekly “Gwinnett Weekends” list is chock full of ideas. Here are 10 events that are worth your time.

 

DON’T DRESS FOR DINNER

AURORA THEATRE

Lawrenceville

May 1-4, 7-11, 14-18, 21-25

Don't Dress for Dinner is the uproarious sequel to Aurora's 2010 hit Boeing-Boeing.

Wed-Fri 8 pm, Sat 2:30pm & 8pm, Sun 2:30 pm

$16-$30

678-226-6222

www.auroratheatre.com

 

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF

BUFORD COMMUNITY CENTER

Buford

May 1-4, 8-11

Presented by Fifth Row Center - The story centers on Tevye, the father of five daughters, and his attempts to maintain his family and Jewish religious traditions while outside influences encroach upon their lives.

Thurs-Sat 8pm, Sun 3pm & 8pm

$8-$25

770-945-6762

www.bufordcommunitycenter.com

 

FRIDAYS -N- DULUTH

TOWN GREEN

Duluth

May 2

Bring your blankets and lawn chairs for an exciting evening with family and friends: “Saving Mr. Banks.”

6pm-9pm

Free

770-476-3434

www.duluthga.net

 

WIZARD OF OZ

PERFORMING ARTS CENTER AT GWINNETT CENTER

Duluth

May 3-4

Presented by Buford School of Ballet

Sat 11:30am, 3pm, 6:30pm; Sun 2pm, 6pm

770-932-0093

www.bufordschoolofballet.com

 

ART ON A LIMB

SUWANEE CREEK GREENWAY – SIMS LAKE PARK –WHITE STREET PARK

Suwanee

Through May 31

Suwanee hides two pieces of art along the Suwanee Creek Greenway or at Sims Lake and White Street parks each day throughout the month of May. Those who find the art pieces get to keep them!

All day

770-945-8996

www.suwanee.com

 

THE PETRIFIED FOREST

LIONHEART THEATRE

Norcross

May 2-4, 9-11, 15-18

Gabby Maple is young woman who dreams of escaping her life with her father and grandfather in the Arizona desert. As the liquor flows, characters reveal their true selves, and at the Black Mesa BBQ tensions mount to a violent climax.

Thurs, Fri-Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2pm

$12-$15, includes dessert and beverage

770-885-0425

www.lionhearttheatre.org

 

STAR 94’S WOOFSTOCK

TOWN CENTER PARK

Suwanee

May 3

Come raise the woof and see dog agility, pet tricks, live music by the Dave Mathews Tribute Band; all animals must be on a leash.

12pm-7pm

Free

770-945-8996

www.star94.com

 

REIMAGINE: SCULPTURES THAT REDEFINE RECYCLING

THE CROSSING

Norcross

May 3

Meet the artists who created wonderful sculptures using recycled materials! We're unveiling this 2-year rotating outdoor arts project, plus see Summerour Middle School Art Club's amazing Chihuly-like sculpture (it stays indoors) created from recycled materials

11am-12pm

Free

www.aplacetoimagine.com

 

QUINCE GIRL/SWEET 16 EXPO

PINCKNEYVILLE PARK COMMUNITY CENTER

Norcross

May 3

Coming of age isn’t easy, and defining yourself takes style! This ultimate party showcase will feature a fashion show, party showroom, and a variety of vendors that will plan your event from start to finish. Meet top local vendors that provide a variety of services from dresses/tuxedo, entertainment, decorations, cake crafters, Limo services, and more.

1pm

$5-$10

678-277-0920

www.gwinnettparks.com

 

SUWANEE FARMERS MARKET

TOWN CENTER PARK

Suwanee

May 3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27, 31

Shop for fresh, locally grown foods.

Sat 8am-12pm, Tues 4pm-7pm

Free

770-945-8996

www.suwanee.com
Susan Chappelear May 02, 2014 at 07:20 AM
Very interesting - this is supposed to be the Snellville Patch and there is no listing or mention of Snellville Days anywhere! Please bring Sarah back!

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