Things to do in Gwinnett in September

Ariel shot of the Buford Corn Maze from a previous year.



Ariel shot of the Buford Corn Maze from a previous year.


Walk through History Tour of Downtown Brasleton – Enjoy a history walking tour of Downtown Braselton. Meet on the front porch at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25 at the Downtown Development Office, 65 Frances Street in Brasleton. Free.


Buford Corn Maze - The Buford Corn Maze features a five-acre corn maze, hayrides, Haunted Forest, along with a corn box play area, face painting, pony rides, bounce house and farm animals. Walk through the pumpkin patch to find the perfect pumpkin for your Halloween jack o'lantern! Sept. 18 through Nov. 15: 5 to 10 p.m. Fridays; Noon to 10 p.m. Saturdays & Sundays in Sept. (Maze Only); Dark until 10 p.m. Sept. 25-27 (Haunted Forest), 4470 Bennett Road in Buford. Maze: $10-$14, Haunted Forest: $14, Combo Ticket: $22. 678-835-7198 or


Duluth Fall Festival – The 33rd Annual Duluth Fall Festival features a parade, 5K Run, music, carnival, silent auction, arts and crafts vendors, kid activities, food and a man's corner. 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27 in downtown Duluth. Free with free shuttle parking.

Rice Festival - This annual fundraising event that celebrates the Asian American community's diversity with a showcase of the tastes, sounds, and sights of Asia. Through the Festival, AARC seeks to promote harmonious relationships among diverse groups as well as foster greater appreciation for the talents and traditions of Atlanta's Asian community. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, Gwinnett Place Mall, 2100 Pleasant Hill Road in Duluth. Free.


GA Ghost Tours – As the area's oldest city, Lawrenceville is home to frequent ghosts and increased reports of paranormal activity. A costumed guide leads tour groups on a 90-minute tour of the haunted old jail and other historic downtown locations. 8:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and every night in October, Aurora Theatre, 128 Pike St., Lawrenceville. Adults $12, Children under 12 $9. 678-226-6222

Gwinnett County Fair – One of Georgia's largest fairs with rides, games, fun houses, pageants, fair food and live entertainment. 5 to 11 p.m. Weekdays Sept. 17 through Sept. 27, 11 a.m. to midnight Saturdays, 1 to 10 p.m. Sundays, Gwinnett County Fairgrounds, 2405 Sugarloaf Pkwy in Lawrenceville. Admission: $5 (6 years through 65), $2 Seniors (65 and older), Free for children under 5. Free parking.

Young Eagles - EAA Chapter 690 conducts a Young Eagles Rally each third Saturday of the month, weather permitting. Approximately 5,500 young people have taken their first flight with chapter members, who generously donate their time and aircraft. 9 a.m. to noon, Briscoe Field Airport, 600 Briscoe Blvd. in Lawrenceville. Free.


Classic Cars in the Park – The 2nd Annual Classic Cars in the Park will feature more than a 100 collector cars, motorcycles and trucks, live music from the Surge!, concessions and a variety of vendors. 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, Lilburn City Park, 76 Main St. in Lilburn. Free.


Jazz in the Alley - Bring chairs, a cooler (no glass, please) and enjoy the sounds of Willie Ziavino & C.O.T. Band. Local eateries will offer specials to-go that make it a perfect date night, girl's night out, or singles mingle. 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, Skin Alley in downtown historic Norcross. Free.


Jungle Book – Watch the live-action tale of Mowgli, a young boy raised by wolves, and meet his friends, Baloo the bear, Bagheera the panther and Kaa, the python. Mowgli must use all his strength and courage to stop Shere Khan, the man-eating tiger, before it is too late. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 18 through Sept. 27, 2:30 p.m. Sundays, New London Theatre, 2338 Henry Clower Blvd. SW in Snellville. $10-$15. 770-559-1484 or


Suwanee Fest – Suwanee's "celebration of community" includes a parade, music food, artisan vendors, a children's area and more. 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 20, Suwanee Town Center Park, 330 Town Center Avenue in Suwanee. Free.