2019 Buford Parade 4 (2)

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NOVEMBER

Good Measure Band      

Classic rock group Good Measure Band will perform at 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 26, at Tannery Row Ale House, 554 W. Main St. in Buford. No cover. Reservations highly recommended. For more information, visit tanneryrowalehouse.com/livemusic. 

Crazy Heart 

Crazy Heart, a classic rock experience, will take the stage at 9:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 26, at 37 Main, located at 37 E. Main St. in Buford. This is a free show. For more information, visit buford.37main.com/shows.  

JT  

JT, a Justin Timberlake tribute, will perform at 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 27, at 37 Main, located at 37 E. Main St. in Buford. For more information, visit buford.37main.com/shows.  

Bumpin the Mango       

Bumpin the Mango, performing funk, pop, dance and motown music, will take the stage at 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 27, at Tannery Row Ale House, 554 W. Main St. in Buford. No cover. Reservations highly recommended. For more information, visit tanneryrowalehouse.com/livemusic. 

DECEMBER

The Outlaws   

Southern rock bank The Outlaws will perform Wednesday, Dec. 1, at the Eagle at Sugar Hill, 5029 W. Broad St. Doors open at 7 p.m. and an opening act will perform at 8 p.m., followed by The Outlaws taking the stage at 9 p.m. For more information, visit eagleatsugarhill.com/event/the-outlaws. 

The Andrew Brothers Dueling Pianos Show  

The Andrews Brothers Dueling Pianos Show will take the stage at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, at 37 Main, located at 37 E. Main St. in Buford. For more information, visit buford.37main.com/shows.  

Holly Jolly Day   

Local residents are invited to ring in the holiday season with Jolly Holly Day from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3, at Town Center Park, 220 Town Center Ave. in Suwanee. The event will include performances by local schools, a tree lighting, photos with Santa, free crafts and more. For more information, visit suwanee.com.  

Mike Farris Sings! The Soul of Christmas  

The Buford Community Center presents Mike Farris and his 13-piece band to share the “Soul of Christmas” at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3, on the Sylvia Beard Theatre stage. The community center is at 2200 Buford Highway. Tickets are $35 to $45. For more information, visit bufordcommunitycenter.com. 

Excitable  

This Def Leppard tribute band will perform at 9:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3, at 37 Main, located at 37 E. Main St. in Buford. For more information, visit buford.37main.com/shows.  

“Star of Wonder”   

The Buford School of Ballet will present its 25th annual production of “Star of Wonder” with shows at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3, 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, and 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5, at the Eagle Theatre at Sugar Hill, 5029 W. Broad St. For more information, visit eagleatsugarhill.com/event/star-of-wonder.  

Run, Run Rudolph 5K  

The fourth annual Run, Run Rudolph 5K will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, at Town Center Park, 220 Town Center Ave. in Suwanee. Cost is $25 through Nov. 15 and $30 thereafter. The race is USATF certified and electronically chip timed by Performance Race Services. For more information, visit runsignup.com/Race/GA/Suwanee/HappyfeatsRunRunRudolph. 

Buford Holiday Festival and Parade     

The Buford Business Alliance will host a parade and holiday festival on Saturday, Dec. 4. The parade will step off at 9 a.m. and the festival will run until 3 p.m. at the Main Street Park and Amphitheater at 400 E. Main St. in Buford. For more information, go to visitbuford.com/events.

Sugar Hill’s 2021 Holiday Celebration      

A Holiday Celebration in downtown Sugar Hill will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, at the Dawn P. Gober Community Plaza and The Bowl. The event will include free photos with Santa, a holiday market, performances by local groups and more. For additional information, visit cityofsugarhill.com/2021-holiday-celebration.  

Aunt Betty   

Aunt Betty will perform ’80s hair rock beginning at 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, at 37 Main, located at 37 E. Main St. in Buford. For more information, visit buford.37main.com/shows.

R & B Inc.       

R & B Inc. will perform at 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, at Tannery Row Ale House, 554 W. Main St. in Buford. For more information, visit tanneryrowalehouse.com/livemusic. 

The Andrew Brothers Dueling Pianos Show  

The Andrews Brothers Dueling Pianos Show will take the stage at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 9, at 37 Main, located at 37 E. Main St. in Buford. For more information, visit buford.37main.com/shows.  

I Am King    

This Michael Jackson tribute will perform at 9:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 10, at 37 Main, located at 37 E. Main St. in Buford. For more information, visit buford.37main.com/shows.

Andy Velo    

Nashville country music recording artist Andy Velo will perform at 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, at 37 Main, located at 37 E. Main St. in Buford. For more information, visit buford.37main.com/shows.

$2 Tuesdays: “The Muppet Christmas Carol” 

The city of Sugar Hill will present “The Muppet Christmas Carol” at 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 14, at the Eagle at Sugar Hill, 5029 W. Broad St. Admission is $2, and this film is rated G. For more information, visit eagleatsugarhill.com/events/list.

Christmas with John Berry: The Silver Anniversary Tour    

Sugar Hill Live on Stage presents John Berry from 7 to 10 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 17, at the Eagle at Sugar Hill, 5029 W. Broad St. Tickets are limited and sales end Wednesday, Dec. 16. For more information, visit eagleatsugarhill.com/event/the-outlaws. 

The Andrew Brothers Dueling Pianos Show  

The Andrews Brothers Dueling Pianos Show will take the stage at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 16, at 37 Main, located at 37 E. Main St. in Buford. For more information, visit buford.37main.com/shows. 

Departure     

Departure, a Journey tribute band, will perform at 9:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 17, at 37 Main, located at 37 E. Main St. in Buford. For more information, visit buford.37main.com/shows.

Band X      

Band X will perform at 8:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 17, at Tannery Row Ale House, 554 W. Main St. in Buford. For more information, visit tanneryrowalehouse.com/livemusic. 

Sugar Hill Wreaths Across America volunteer event      

A Wreaths Across America volunteer event will be held beginning at noon Saturday, Dec. 18, at the Sugar Hill Historic Cemetery at the corner of West Broad Street and Church Street in downtown Sugar Hill. The event in sponsored by the Suwanee Creek Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. For additional information, visit cityofsugarhill.com/event/wreaths-across-america.  

Flowery Branch Christmas Market Block Party       

Flowery Branch is bringing back live downtown events with its Christmas Market Block Party from 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 18, at the Flowery Branch Train Depot. The event will include photos with Santa, holiday music, specialty food, gift vendors and family activities. For more information, visit branchblockparty.com. 

Radiostar 

Radiostar will take the stage at 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 18, at 37 Main, located at 37 E. Main St. in Buford. This is a free show. For more information, visit buford.37main.com/shows. 

John Driskell Hopkins Christmas   

The Buford Community Center welcomes John Driskell Hopkins and a holiday orchestra to the Sylvia Beard Theatre stage at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 18. The community center is at 2200 Buford Highway. Tickets are $35 to $45. For more information, visit bufordcommunitycenter.com. 

The Andrew Brothers Dueling Pianos Show  

The Andrews Brothers Dueling Pianos Show will take the stage at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 23, at 37 Main, located at 37 E. Main St. in Buford. For more information, visit buford.37main.com/shows. 

Double Take     

Double Take, an ’80s tribute, will perform at 9:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 31, at 37 Main, located at 37 E. Main St. in Buford. For more information, visit buford.37main.com/shows.

NYE Bash with The Regulators      

Tannery Row Ale House will host its NYE Bash featuring The Regulators on Friday, Dec. 31. The event will include a champagne toast. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $84.99 in advance and include a four-hour open bar, buffet and party favors. Tannery Row Ale House is at 554 W. Main St. in Buford. For more information, visit tanneryrowalehouse.com/livemusic. 

ONGOING EVENTS

Artisan Holiday Market and Small Works 

This art exhibition will feature artwork created by members of the Suwanee Art Center. The exhibition will run through Friday, Jan. 14. The Suwanee Art Center is at 3930 Charleston Market St., Unit B6. For more information, visitsuwaneeartscenter.org/artisanholidaymarket.

Live Art from the 2021 Sugar Rush Festival   

An exhibit of art created live during Sugar Hill’s Sugar Rush Festival in mid-October will be on display through Monday, Jan. 3, at the Sugar Hill Art Gallery at 5010 W. Broad St. For additional information, visit sugarhillarts.com.  

Winter Break Bash $2 Holiday Movies 

The city of Sugar Hill will host $2 movies showing at 10:30 a.m., 3 p.m and 6:30 p.m. on select dates at the Eagle at Sugar Hill, 5029 W. Broad St. The following movie will be shown on the dates listed:  

  • “The Grinch” — Dec. 20
  • “Frozen” — Dec. 21 
  • “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” — Dec. 22 
  • “The Polar Express” — Dec. 23 

For more information, visit eagleatsugarhill.com/events/list.

License to Chill Snow Island at Margaritaville at Lanier Islands  

License to Chill Snow Island will open Friday, Nov. 12, through Sunday, Feb. 27, on select dates. The attraction includes snow tubing, an ice skating rink, carnival rides and more. For times, dates and ticket prices, visit margaritavilleresorts.com.  

Margaritaville’s Lakeside Lights Spectacular   

This walking light show attraction will open at 5 p.m. beginning Friday, Nov. 12, through Sunday, Feb. 27, on select dates. For more information, including ticket prices, visit margaritavilleresorts.com.   

Tannery Row Artist Colony

Tannery Row Artist Colony is open to the public from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday at 554 W. Main St. in Buford. For more information, visit tanneryrowartistcolony.net. 

Live music 

Everett’s Music Barn is open every Saturday night presenting live music and hosting jam sessions. Doors open at 6, followed by the show at 8 p.m. Donations are appreciated. The venue is at 4055 Stonecypher Road in Suwanee. For more information, visit everettsmusicbarn.net. 

Suwanee Winter Farmers Market    

This open air Winter Farmers Market will be held from 9 a.m. to noon twice a month at Suwanee Town Center Park. For more information and specific dates, visit suwanee.com/explore-suwanee/calendar.

FEATURED PHOTO: This Buford Holiday Festival and Parade is back after a hiatus in 2020. This year’s event will be held Saturday, Dec. 4. The parade will step off at 9 a.m. and the festival will run until 3 p.m. at the Main Street Park and Amphitheater at 400 E. Main St. in Buford. For more information, go to visitbuford.com/events. Pictured here, Santa greets parade-goers during the 2019 event. Special photo

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