Each fall, Douglasville plays host to an exciting two-day lineup of family-fun events. A collection of events will take place this weekend including Hot Rods on Main Car Show and the Annual Georgia Gravity Games STEM Fair on Oct. 21, followed by the Georgia Gravity Games on Oct. 22.

The Georgia Gravity Games will highlight the weekend with a soapbox derby featuring 50 racers from local schools, business, public service groups, and nonprofits. Enhanced with Google flair and excitement, the downhill race adventure is an experience for all ages to enjoy.

It is anticipated that combined, the two-day weekend of events will attract more than 8,000 visitors to downtown Douglasville.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

• Hot Rods on Main Car Show

Friday, Oct. 21, 2016: 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Church Street - Douglasville, GA 30134

Description: Revving with family-fun entertainment, Hot Rods on Main Car Show features a hot rods and motorcycles showcase, vendors, and music.

Organized By: Main Street Douglasville

Attendance: A group of people comprised of corporate sponsors, vendors, employees and their families, elected officials, general public, students and their families, car show participants, event staff and volunteers.

Admission: Free and open to the public to attend.

Info: 678-449-3102

• Georgia Gravity Games STEM Fair

Friday, Oct. 22, 2016: 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Douglasville Conference Center

6700 Church Street- Douglasville, GA 30134

Description: The Georgia Gravity Games STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) Fair will simultaneously take place with Hot Rods on Main festivities. The STEM fair, a pre-event opening for the Georgia Gravity Games, gives students the opportunity to display their cars and share how they applied STEM skills throughout construction.

Organized By: Douglasville Downtown Development Authority in partnership with Google

Attendance: A group of people comprised of Georgia Gravity Games participants, vendors, Googlers, employees and their families, elected officials, Georgia Tech representatives, general public, students and their families, teachers, principals, event staff, and volunteers.

Admission: Free and open to the public to attend.

• Additional Weekend Events

• CAC Chili Cook-Off

Saturday, Oct.22, 2014: 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

O'Neal Plaza - 6695 Church Street - Douglasville, GA 30134

Organized By: Cultural Arts Council

Info: 770-949-2787

• City of Douglasville Moonlight Run

37th Annual Douglasville Moonlight Run

2016 USATF Georgia Distance Grand Prix Series

Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014: First Race Starts at 7:30 p.m.

Douglasville Conference Center

6700 Church Street- Douglasville, GA 30134

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