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Lakeside’s Weekend Scoop

We’re dishing out upcoming events and specials across Lanier for the weekend of August 7-9, 2020. Highlights include  the water park, music and cruises at Lanier Islands; sunrise yoga and learn to paddleboard at LLOP; and live music at Fish Tales, Skogies, Pelican Pete’s and Pig Tales.
 
Due to the coronavirus outbreak some events may be postponed or canceled. Please check before making plans to attend events.


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Fish Tales (at Safe Harbor Hideaway Bay Marina)
6330 Mitchell Street, Flowery Branch • 770-967-3775 • www.fishtaleslakelanier.com

  • Aug 7 - Live Music w/ Paul Sanner, 6-10 pm
  • Aug 8 - Live Music w/ Bobby Z, 6-10 pm
  • Aug 9 - Live Music w/ Chris Recalde, 5-9 pm

 
Pig Tales (at Safe Harbor Aqualand Marina)
6800 Lights Ferry Rd, Flowery Branch • 678-828-7676 • www.pigtaleslakelanier.com

  • Aug 7 - Live Music w/ Brian Rivers, 6-10 pm
  • Aug 8 - Live Music w/ Ben Dunlap, 6-10 pm
  • Aug 9 - Live Music w/ Bennet Jackson, 5-9 pm




Pelican Pete’s (at Port Royale Marina)
8800 Port Royale Dr, Gainesville • 770-887-5715 •  www.pelicanpeteslanier.com

  • Aug 7 - Live Music w/ John Amoroso, 7-10 pm
  • Aug 9 - Live Music w/ Jason Marcum, 11 am-2 pm; Joe Erwin, 3-6 pm; Jeff Gillman, 7-10 pm




Skogies (at Gainesville Marina)
2151 Dawsonville Hwy, Gainesville • 678-450-1310 • www.skogieslakefrontrestaurant.us


  • Aug 7 - Live Music w/ Roger Moore, 5:30-9:30 pm
  • Aug 8 - Live Music w/ Dwight Carder, 5:30-9:30 pm
  • Aug 9 - Live Music w/ Rhonda Kay,10 am-2 pm





Twisted Oar (at Holiday Marina)
 
6900 Lanier Islands Pkwy, Buford • 678•714-7572 • www.facebook.com/twistedoar


No events listed online



 
 

Lake Lanier Olympic Park
 
3105 Clarks Bridge Road, Gainesville • www.lakelanierolympicvenue.org

Weekends - Canoe, Kayak, SUP Rentals
  • Aug 8 - Sunrise Yoga
  • Aug 9 - Learn to Paddleboard


 
Laurel Park

3100 Old Cleveland Highway, Gainesville • 770-535-8280 • www.hallcounty.org/Facilities/Facility/Details/Laurel-Park-47

Offering a dog park, paved walking trail, Splash Pad, and a mega boat ramp



Lanier Islands

7000 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford • 770-945-8787 • LanierIslands.com


  •  Aug 7 - Water Park Open, 11 am-7 pm
  •  Aug 7 - First Responder Fridays, 11 am-7 pm, Water Park
  • Aug 8 - Water Park Open, 10 am-8 pm 
  • Aug 8  - Margarita Cruise, 5-8 pm
  • Aug 9  - Water Park Open, 11 am-7 pm
  • Aug 9  - Brunch Cruise, 11 am - 1 p
  • Aug 9  - DJ Sterling Jackson, 1-8 pm, Fin Dunker area 


Don Carter State Park

5000 North Browning Bridge Road, Gainesville  •  www.gastateparks.org/doncarter  • 
No events available for this weekend at press time: visit www.facebook.com/DonCarterSP for updates The park has a sand beach and campsites.

Don Carter has occasionally experienced large crowds on pretty weekends, causing temporary limited access to ensure social distancing. Before traveling: Check GaStateParks.org/Alerts for live updates on access restrictions. 

 
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