Visit Georgia's Great Lake 45 Minutes North of Atlanta

Weekend Full of Family Fun Activities!

Lake Lanier Islands LanierWorld

LAST weekend  for LanierWorld and for you to get your lakeside dose of slides, sand, wave pool & more!


17th annual Atlanta Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival

Where: Lake Lanier Olympic venue on Clarks Bridge Road



6:45 a.m. Team captain’s meeting
7 a.m. Buddhist monks will bless the Dragon Boats
7:30 a.m. national anthem and raising of the flag
7:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Dragon Boat races (New heat every 9 minutes)
12:30–1:30 p.m. Opening ceremonies, dotting of the eye of the dragon and Asian talent presentation (schedule of performances TBA)
1:30–3:30 p.m. Dragon Boat races
3:30–3:50 p.m. 2,000 Meter Dragon Boat Race (Finish Line Tower)
4–4:30 p.m. 2,000 Meter Dragon Boat Race (selected teams only)
4:45–5 p.m. Awards and raffle drawing

Elachee Snake Day   10:00am – 4:00pm

See a wide variety of live native and exotic snakes and reptiles at our most popular public program! Dispel your myths and fears about reptiles and learn why they are important to our world from our expert exhibitors. Children can also enjoy crafts and activities. Sponsored by Tipton Construction Company. Program fee: Adults & Children 2–12: $5, Members & under 2: Free. Elachee Nature Science Center, 2125 Elachee Drive, Gainesville, GA 30504. 770/535-1976.


1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Northeast Georgia History Center FREE Family Day

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