Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 8/3/23
Forsyth County’s mixed-use village invites the community to play, shop, dine and experience what’s new
The dog days of summer are here and to beat the scorching heat, Halcyon has planned a variety of events for everyone in the whole family to enjoy throughout August. At Forsyth County’s mixed-use village, guests can groove to live music every weekend, enjoy the weekly kids club, relax at Farm Animal Yoga and more.
The full August events schedule is outlined below:
Halcyon Kids Club
Wednesdays in August from 10 a.m. – noon
Preschoolers are invited to play and make new friends each week at the free Halcyon Kids Club! The little ones can engage in a rotating menu of activities ranging from arts and crafts, dance, animal encounters, storytime, puppet shows, music and so much more. Themes and activities vary weekly and will be announced on Halcyon’s Facebook page and Instagram stories. A parent or guardian is required to stay with each child during the duration of the event. Afterward, enjoy lunch or a sweet treat at one of Halcyon’s kid-friendly restaurants. For more information, visit the Halcyon Facebook event page.
National Oyster Day at Ocean & Acre
Saturday, August 5 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Oh shucks, it’s National Oyster Day! Join Ocean & Acre to celebrate with $1 raw oysters and enjoy live music on the patio. Indulge in other delicious oyster dishes, including a fried oyster platter, chargrilled oysters and more. For more information, visit the Halcyon Facebook event page.
3rd Anniversary Celebration at Unexpected Pooch
Saturday, August 5 from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
It’s time to put on pawty hats and wag tails because Unexpected Pooch is turning three! Bring your furry friends and join in the fun at the beloved pet boutique. Strike a pose in the Hawaiian-themed photoshoot spot, enjoy raffle baskets and exciting giveaways and treat your pup to a treat or new toy with special anniversary discounts. There will be fun for the little ones with face painting galore and paw-some cocktails for the adults to enjoy. For more information, visit @UnexpectedPooch on Instagram.
Groovin’ on the Green
Fridays and Saturdays in August from 6 – 9 p.m.
Celebrate the weekend with dancing and singing along to live musical performances on Village Green. Enjoy local musicians across a variety of genres playing top hits. Guests can treat themselves to a craft brew and groove to live music all around the village! Halcyon has an open container policy, however, outside food and beverages are prohibited. For more information, visit the Halcyon Facebook event page.
Cars and Coffee Hosted by Mercedes-Benz Club of America
Saturday, August 5 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Join the Mercedes-Benz Experience by RBM of Alpharetta and Fuel Coffee for a beautiful summer morning sipping on specialty coffee drinks, viewing Mercedes-Benz vehicles from a variety of years in the private lot next to Fuel and mingling with friends and other members of the Mercedes-Benz Club of America. Mercedes-Benz Experience by RBM of Alpharetta will be offering special discounts off merchandise for all Mercedes-Benz Club of America members. This event is open to all Mercedes-Benz owners. For more information or to register, visit the RBM Halcyon event page.
Farm Animal Yoga
Saturday, August 12 at 9 and 10 a.m.
Mooove on over to Halcyon for Farm Animal Yoga, featuring animals from North Georgia Wildlife Park! Treat your mind and body to a session of yoga appropriate for all skill levels, accompanied by adorable furry friends. Participants must bring their own yoga mat and are welcome to pause and take photos with the animals during the session. Pre-registration is required. For more information or to fill out a waiver prior to class, visit the event page.