History Center’s Old-Fashioned Family Day Sunday, July 13, 1-4 p.m.

July 2011 Family Day-Lore of the Lake 112 editedPack a picnic lunch and enjoy a free family afternoon of good old summertime an old-fashioned picnic and games on the Brenau front lawn in Gainesville Sunday, July 13, from 1-4 p.m.  A variety of turn-of-the-20th-century themed games and activities will be offered for family fun and competition. Try your luck on the cakewalk and win a delicious dessert. Enjoy ice-cold watermelon, but save the seeds for the watermelon seed spitting contest. There’s an egg toss, sack race, pipe organ music and more.  In the event of inclement weather, events will move under cover and indoors at the Northeast Georgia History Center. For more information call 770-297-5900 or email ude.uanerb@nosracj.

The event is free, courtesy of  North Georgia Eye.