Avoid the FOMO

The best way to kick off 2022 is to check off some fun things to do.
Whether you’re looking for a laugh or a thrill, Gwinnett has you covered
in all areas of live entertainment. So mark your calendars cause these
events are a can’t miss!

First Friday Concert: Grains of Sand Band

Date/Time: Friday, January 7 @ 7:00 p.m.

Location: Norcross Cultural Arts & Community Center |
10 College St. NW, Norcross, GA 30071

PC: Grains of Sand Band Official Facebook

Based in Athens, Georgia, meet The Grains of Sand Band! This seven-member band consists of a three-piece horn section followed by lead and backup vocalists. Together they create a combination of musical styles from R&B, soul and beach. Each song is designed to take you down memory lane and make you want to find your dancing shoes.

To learn more, visit aplacetoimagine.com.

Sugar Hill Art Gallery: Abundant Realms by Paige Short

Date/Time: Monday, January 10 – Friday, February 18

Location: Broadstone Complex | 5010 W Broad St. Sugar Hill, GA 30518

Step away from the realities of the world and immerse yourself in a fantasy of fairies, elves and other mythical creatures. Paige Short is an artist that specializes in portrait drawings utilizing alcohol markers, colored pencils, soft pastel and pen as her main mediums. Her work is a combination of natural elements along with an ethereal aura. Experience the mind of the creator by exploring the deeper message behind each piece of work.

To learn more, visit sugarhillarts.com.

Professional Bull Riders

Date/Time: Saturday, January 22 @ 6:45 p.m. &  Sunday, January 23 @ 1:45 p.m.

Location: Gas South District | 400 Sugarloaf Pkwy, Duluth, GA 30097

Come along for the “wild ride!” Entering the arena with explosives and flames, the top 35 bull riders in the world will go head to head with the fiercest beast. This event is not for the faint of heart as it’s packed with heart pounding, exhilarating action that will keep you on the edge of your seat.

To learn more, visit pbr.com.

Vivica A. Fox presents: Funny by Nature

Date/Time: Thursday, February 10 – Saturday, February 12

Location: Atlanta Comedy Theater | 4650 Jimmy Carter Blvd. #114b,
Norcross, GA 30093

Comedy is the best remedy for any situation! Get ready for an evening full of laughter with host Vivica A. Fox and special guest comedians Kelly Kellz, Just Nesh, Ashima Franklin and Crystal Powell. It’s a ladies night and the feeling’s right!

To learn more, visit atlcomedytheater.com.

Freeze Frame: Big Thinkers Science Exploration

Date/Time: Saturday, February 26 @ 10:00 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.

Location: Aurora Theatre | 128 E Pike St., Lawrenceville, GA 30046

Looking for a “cool” event to attend? The Aurora Children’s Playhouse showcases the best lineup of performers in the region! The Big Thinkers Science Exploration presents the Freeze Frame experience. The interactive science show will educate children about dry ice, how it works and how it behaves. Through hands-on experiments, children will enjoy a show that is full of education and entertainment.

To learn more, visit auroratheatre.com.