Things to do in Gwinnett for Memorial Day weekend

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Soldier Gets To See Family For Memorial Day Weekend Thanks To Stranger’s Kindness

Whether you want to celebrate Memorial Day with a traditional ceremony or by spending the weekend with festive fireworks and friends, Gwinnett's list of weekend happenings will not let you down.

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Take a look at this lineup:

Duluth Food Truck Friday

6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Friday, May 25, 3167 Main St., Duluth, 770-476-3434. www.duluthga.net

Come out and sample some of the best fare from local food trucks this Friday. Along with tasty treats, visitors will also enjoy live music, entertainment and more.

Southeastern Railway Museum's Fast Track 5K

8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Saturday, May 26, Duluth Town Green, 3167 Main St., Duluth, 770-476-2013, www.train-museum.org, $30 per racer (free to watch)

Spend your weekend honoring veterans while getting fit at the Southeastern Railway Museum's Fast Track 5K. This annual race features a patriotic theme, t-shirt and free museum admission for participants and up to four family members.

Duluth Memorial Day Celebration

6 p.m., Monday, May 28, Duluth Town Green, 3167 Main St., Duluth, 770-476-3434, www.exploregeorgia.org, free

Visit the Duluth Town Green on May 28 to honor veterans with the Duluth ROTC, presentation of colors, Pledge of Allegiance led by Cub Scout Pack 420, performances, guest speakers and more.

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Outdoor movies are back at the Mall of Georgia with this weekend’s headliner, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.” CONTRIBUTED BY Simon - Mall of Georgia.

Outdoor movies are back at the Mall of Georgia with this weekend’s headliner, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.” CONTRIBUTED BY Simon - Mall of Georgia.
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Outdoor movies are back at the Mall of Georgia with this weekend’s headliner, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.” CONTRIBUTED BY Simon - Mall of Georgia.

Mall of Georgia Movies Under the Stars: The LEGO® NINJAGO Movie

5 p.m., Saturday, May 26, Mall of Georgia, 3333 Buford Dr., Buford, 678-482-8788, www.simon.com, free

Enjoy a free movie with the family this Saturday as the Mall of Georgia Movies Under the Stars starts its new season with a viewing of The LEGO® NINJAGO Movie. Stick around afterwards for live music from the Mike Veal Band.

Norcross Memorial Day Celebration

11:30 a.m to 2 p.m., Monday, May 28, Thrasher Park, 93 Park Dr., Norcross, 770-448-2122, www.aplacetoimagine.com, free

Honor your local veterans at this year's Norcross Memorial Day Celebration, which will feature special guest speaker Jim McGarrah and a performance by the bagpiper Robbie Rogers from North Georgia Piper.