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2013 Suwanee Wine Fest Preview

2013 Suwanee Wine Fest Preview

Suwanee Wine Fest Town Center Park October 5th, 2013, BY: Rachel Fasig Envision taking a stroll around the beautiful Suwanee Town Center Park on a crisp fall afternoon, while sipping an oaky chardonnay or robust burgundy, listening to live bluegrass music, sharing tasting notes and savoring a variety of fruit and cheese pairings. Imagine traveling through

School’s out….Congratulations to the Class of 2013!

By Tana Christian Suggs School is winding down, and in the next week or so, many local school-aged children will be jumping off the big, yellow school bus for the last time this school year. I can’t help thinking about many, many years ago…way back when I was in school. The last days of school

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Snap Suwanee Winning Photos Now on Display The 2013 Snap Suwanee winning photographs are now on exhibit at Suwanee City Hall, 330 Town Center Avenue. Ten winning photographs were selected from among 66 entries received from 18 photographers. The annual exhibit includes photographs of Suwanee-related people, places, and scenes. The 2013 Snap Suwanee exhibit will

2013 Summer Camp Guide

Music, dance, art, sports…Whatever your child’s interest, Suwanee Magazine has a camp listing for your child! It’s that time again – time to plan where your child will spend his or her week of summer camp. Whether one week of camp or several weeks of camp are in store for your child’s summer, Suwanee Magazine’s

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Suwanee Events Win Awards! The City of Suwanee’s events are not only fun, they’re also award-winning. The City received six Kaliedoscope Awards from the Southeast Festival and Events Association (SEFA) during its annual conference in Auburn, Alabama, earlier this week. Suwanee’s Super Incredible Race, a mind-bending, heart-racing team scavenger hunt/race through downtown Suwanee, was named

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Caboose Lighting Santa ushered in the holiday season with music, hot chocolate, and wish lists on Nov. 30 at Suwanee’s annual Caboose Lighting and Holiday Festival. Choral groups from Level Creek, Riverside, Roberts, and Suwanee elementary schools welcomed Santa with performances of holiday carols as Santa arrived aboard his tractor-pulled sleigh. Santa greeted and listened

Suwanee Holiday Celebrations

Suwanee Performing Arts 8th Annual Gingerbread Festival December 1st 1230 pm – 3 pm The Gingerbread contest is open to all individuals, families, groups, organizations, businesses, so anyone can enter! The theme for this year’s contest is “Songs of the Seasons.” Suwanee Youth Ballet and Sounds of Suwanee will perform during the festival, and the

Amigos for Christ

Celebrate Service Music Festival – October 6, 2012 Live Music, Running, Biking, Corn Hole, Frisbee AND Cupcakes for all! By, Mary Mastrogiovanni Community Outreach Coordinator, Amigos for Christ Suwanee Town Center Park is the backdrop for a fall event that delights all the senses! The 8th annual Amigos for Christ Celebrate Service Music Festival will

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Atlanta Hawks, Jeff Teague offers tips at Suwanee Sports Academy Campers learned some basketball tips from one of Atlanta’s own during the week of July 30-Aug. 2, when Atlanta Hawks guard Jeff Teague and the Atlanta Hawks basketball development team visited the 2012 Jeff Teague Elite Sports Academy at Suwanee Sports Academy. During the camp,

Learning Never Stops

Seniors keep up with technology through computer classes Time and time again people say you never stop learning. And in Gwinnett County, perhaps there’s no better place for area seniors to learn new and basic computer skills or help one keep up with the ever-changing technological advances and keep them in tune with the younger

Suwanee, GA Ranked #3 for Great Cities to Raise Your Kids

Suwanee sits in Atlanta’s moneyed northern suburbs: Think big yards and small crime rates. The town’s highly regarded schools make it a particularly good place for raising children. The education non-profit GreatSchools.org rates every school in the district an enviable 9 or 10 (out of 10). Kids in northern Georgia also benefit from proximity to

2012 Summer Adventures

Summer is almost upon us! There is so much to see and do in the Atlanta area. Our Summer Adventure Guide highlights some hot spots you won’t want to miss. From a tour of the city by helicopter to a Wild Animal Safari to a trail ride in the beautiful North Georgia mountains, these adventures

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Local Boy Scout Troop visits Suwanee Magazine Troop 538 came out to the Suwanee Magazine office on March 22 to learn about how the magazine is created and published. Their visit was part of earning a Merit badge.         2012 Suwanee Beer Fest draws Thousands to Town Center Park The weather was

Carolyn McKinstry: Witness to History

BY: Tana Christian Suggs Author gives personal account of the Sixteenth Street Church bombing during visit to Suwanee Branch of the Gwinnett County Public Library The early 1960s was a time of racial discrimination and turmoil. Birmingham, Ala., was one city in the forefront of that turmoil. It was also a time when Martin Luther

State of Suwanee Address

Suwanee Mayor Gives State of the City Address BY: Tana Christian Suggs Suwanee’s new mayor addressed residents and business professionals at the State of the City Address held by the Suwanee Business Alliance on Jan. 11 at Suwanee City Hall. Jimmy Burnette, a Suwanee native, shared personal sentiment of his early years growing up in

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