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Lakeside’s Weekend Scoop

Dishing out upcoming events and specials across Lake Lanier for Labor Day weekend, August 30 - September 2, 2019. Highlights include a Labor Day celebration, fireworks, music, cruises, and  a low country boil at Lanier Islands; live music at Fish Tales, Pig Tales, Pelican Pete’s and Skogies; and a Labor Day Sail with Windsong Sailing.
 
Thank you for keeping up with Lanier events through The Scoop this summer. We will be taking a break until Memorial Day Weekend 2020!


 

 

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

  • August 30 - Live Music w/ Roy Saunders, 6-9 pm
  • August 31 - Live Music w/ Jonathan Ingram, 6-10 pm
  • September 1 - Live Music w/ Chaz McDonald, 5-9 pm
  • September 2 - Live Music w/ Ben Dunlap, 1-5 pm


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

  • August 30 - Live Music w/ Paul Sanner, 6-10 pm
  • August 31 - Live Music w/ Dennis Jones, 6-10 pm
  • September 1 - Live Music w/ Ben Dunlap, 5-9 pm
  • September 2 - Live Music w/ Gregg Erwin, 1-5 pm




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

  • August 30 - Live Music w/ Jeff Gillman, 7-10 pm
  • August 31 - Live Music w/ Table for Two, 11 am - 2 pm; Paul Noga, 3-6 pm; Jimmy Cav Project, 7-10 pm
  • September 1 - Live Music w/ Mark the Piano Guy, 11 am - 2 pm; Acoustic Tom, 3-6 pm; Paul Noga , 7-10 pm
  • September 2 - Live Music w/ John Amoroso, 1-4 pm; Ronnie Rolle, 6-9 pm
 
 


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

  • August 30 - Live Music w/ Dwight Carden, 5:30 pm
  • August 31 - Live Music w/ April C. Rook, 5:30 pm
  • September 1 - Live Music w/ Rhonda Kay, 10 am; Dwight Carden, 4:30 pm
  • September 2 - Live Music w/ Roy Saunders, 10 am




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

  • TBA




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

Weekends - Canoe, Kayak, SUP Rentals

Upcoming:
  • September 7 - 24th Annual Lake Lanier Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival
  • September 13 - Food Truck Friday
  • September 14 - Shore Sweep
  • September 14 - Lantern Festival


Lanier Islands

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

  • August 30- Flyboard Show, Margaritaville, 6-8 pm
  • August 30 - LandShark Bar & Grill, Daniel Lee, 7-10 pm
  • August 31 - Water Park Open, 10 am-9 pm 
  • August 31 - LandShark Landing Stage, Silverstar Productions (DJ), 2-6 pm
  • August 31 - Margarita Cruise, 5-8 pm
  • August 31 - Low Country Boil, 6-9 pm
  • August 31 - LandShark Landing Stage, Daniel Lee Band, 7-10 pm
  • September 1 - Water Park Open, 10 am-9 pm 
  • September 1 - Brunch Cruise, 11 am - 1 pm
  • September 1 - LandShark Landing Stage, DJ Sterling Jackson, 1-5 pm
  • September 1 - Low Country Boil, 5-9 pm
  • September 1 - LandShark Landing Stage, Kurt Thomas Band, 7-10 pm
  • September 1 - Labor Day Celebration - Fireworks, LandShark Landing, 10 pm
  • September 2 - Water Park Open, 10 am-9 pm 
  • September 2 - LandShark Landing Stage, The Justin Borgman Band, 12-3 pm
  • September 2 - LandShark Landing Stage, Davin McCoy, 4-7 pm
  • September 2 - Low Country Boil, 5-9 pm


Don Carter State Park
5000 North Browning Bridge Road, Gainesville  •  www.gastateparks.org/doncarter  • www.facebook.com/DonCarterSP


No events available for this weekend at press time: visit www.facebook.com/DonCarterSP for updates The park has a sand beach and campsites.


 

Windsong Sailing Academy
6900 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford • 770-967-1515 • www.WindsongSail.com
 
  • September 2 - Labor Day Sail, 5-8 pm
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