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5 Things to Do this Weekend

A wrap-up of some fun local events this weekend in Dunwoody.

Five Things to Do is a weekly feature on Dunwoody Patch were we sift through the many events that are going on in the community to get out and enjoy the weekend.

The Dunwoody Festival and Fair is being held all weekend at Brook Run Park. Featured are arts and crafts, a health and fitness fair, a skate zone and inflatables for kids. The fair starts from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday; and 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday 

A family bike ride, “Tour de Dunwoody,” is being held at Dunwoody Elementary School Saturday and is a 3-mile bike ride around town. An event will be held after the race in the REI parking lot with face painting and inflatables for kids. The ride is sponsored by the Dunwoody Elementary School PTO, costs, $25, and you can sign up for the 8:30 a.m. ride here.

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar is hosting a hands-on wine blending event Friday evening where you can combine varietals to make your own blend. The event is a partnership with Raymond Vineyards and is $65 per person for wine and food. Reservations for the Dunwoody restaurant are taken by phone.

The Pet Haven Rescue Group will be adopting dogs this weekend at the Dunwoody PetSmart from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

The first in a series of guided “Friday Night Hikes” will be held at the Dunwoody Nature Center on the hiking trails in Dunwoody Park at 7 p.m. After the hike, guests can warm up by a fire with hot cocoa.

lastminutemom October 18, 2012 at 10:10 PM
Ugh. How did the Peachtree CV Run and Fall Festival not make this list? (As opposed to the first on the list that has nothing to do with the community at all.) CV Classic 5K Fun Run/Walk Sat. Oct. 20 at 8 am. (1 mile at 8:30 am.) Rain or shine. The CV Classic fun run starts on the track at the school at 8 am. Warm ups at 7:40 am. Parking will be limited. Please carpool, drop off, and you may want to park at Chesnut Charter Elementary and walk over. Race registration is closed. Late registration Sat. Oct. 20 only at 7 - 8 am. $25, no t-shirt. Thanks everybody for your wonderful support. Pick up your race number and pre-ordered t-shirt Thurs. Oct. 18 at 4 - 6 pm and Friday Oct. 19 at 10 am - 2 pm in the gym. If you are a registered runner, you do not need to check in on race day. Wear your race number to the event.
lastminutemom October 18, 2012 at 10:13 PM
Peachtree Fall Festival -- : Saturday, Oct 20, 2012 9:00AM to 2:00PM What: PCMS Drama puts on its Fifth Annual Fall Festival on October 20 to support our spring musical production of Once on This Island, Jr. The Festival will be held, rain or shine, on Saturday, October 20 from 9a-2p at PCMS after the CV Classic. Silent Auction Jail - lock someone up! Giant Slide Jousting Games Great Vendors Book Nook Bake Sale Go Fish! Bean Bag Toss Dime Toss Ring Toss Gold Fish Bowl Throw Kids' Crafts - Crazy Hair, Face Painting and more

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