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Celebration in the Depot District to feature art, food, and music From "A Thousand Horses"

The City of Lawrenceville together with Slow Pour Brewing announce the first-ever Simple Southernality Festival on June 2 from 4 – 9 p.m. in Lawrenceville's Depot District (407 N. Clayton Street). In addition to highlighting Lawrenceville's ever-growing Entertainment District by the Historic Train Depot, the celebration will feature art, food, and music from "Beau & Luci" and headliner "A Thousand Horses."

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This Bald Eagle can be spotted along the shoreline of Lake Berkeley, or in the dense tree canopy that covers the city.

Mary Hester, CEO of LAN Systems in Berkeley Lake,  greets guests on a sunny Friday afternoon, playing the role of hostess at her company’s annual Earth Day observance. Once a year, on the Thursday or Friday before Earth Day, LAN Systems opens its doors to the public, for both a cookout and the opportunity to bring any old or unwanted electronics for recycling. The event, offered to the public every year since 2008, is a real and necessary observance of Earth Day. 

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Much of the area’s rich history rooted in Shiloh Baptist Church

Sam Wehunt, a Deacon at Shiloh Baptist Church in Peachtree Corners, proudly walks through the sanctuary of the church, telling stories about the structure and its features. There’s likely no one better to share the church’s history; Wehunt has spent 45 years of his life documenting ancestry and the history of his home church. The research and Shiloh Baptist Church are his passion.

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Purchase locally grown and hand-made farm products, prepared foods, art and more.

Norcross – Discover the true taste of summer with fresh, locally grown produce at the weekly Norcross farmers’ market. Each Saturday June through August from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Lillian Webb Park is transformed into a bona fide summer wonderland with a trove of farm-fresh finds.

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