Paint with your pup, Häagen-Dazs Day: Best things to do this weekend in DeKalb County

Summer is as hot as ever, but you won’t even notice the temperature when you experience all that DeKalb has to offer this weekend.

Over the next few days, you’ll find family-friendly activities and loads of fun, including a few sweet treats, workshops, demonstrations and more.

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Don’t miss out on all the excitement – get out there an explore DeKalb this weekend. 

Check out these top picks: 

Häagen-Dazs Day benefiting Bert's Big Adventure.

10 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday, July 20. Purchase costs  vary. Häagen-Dazs Perimeter Mall. 4400 Ashford Dunwoody Road NE, Atlanta. 678-929-8474. 

Enjoy a cone while helping out Bert’s Big Adventure this Friday, a non-profit helping terminally ill 

children and their families experience Walt Disney World. 

Contra Dance at Decatur Recreation Center. 7:30 p.m.-11 p.m. Friday, July 20. $10 per person, $5 

per student with ID. Decatur Recreation Center Studio. 231 Sycamore St., Decatur.

Have fun with a few new friends as the Chattahoochee Contra Dancers teach you an easy and exciting group dance. Special guests Oatcakes with Deanna Palumbo. 

Perimeter Mall Summer Carnival. 5-11 p.m. Friday, 1-11 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, July20-22.

Ride ticket prices vary. Perimeter Mall. 4400 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Dunwoody. 770-394-4270. 

Bring the whole family to the Perimeter Mall Summer Carnival this weekend for amusement rides, 

traditional games and delicious carnival food. 

Brook Run Dog Park is in Dunwoody. (Brook Run Dog Park Facebook page)

Paint-N-Paws. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, July 21. $15 per person. Brook Run Park. 4770 North 

Peachtree Road, Dunwoody. 678-478-3002.

Create a keepsake with your special furry friend this Saturday at Brook Run Park. Ticket price includes 

all materials.

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