Woot, woot! Your weekend of family fun has arrived. Chug on over to the Southern Museum for their Autism Awareness Day. Shop ‘till you drop at the Tots to Tweens Consignment Sale. Then help them find their center during a yoga class geared towards tots. Cook up some fun at Young Chef’s Academy’s cupcake decorating class, or gobble a sweet treat at the finish line during the Cupcake Road Race in Cumming. All aboard!


Autism Awareness Day
The Southern Museum, along with Autism Speaks and the Lionel Collectors Club of America (LCCA), will host a special day for families affected by autism. The event will include a number of model train sets, a sensory-friendly room with puzzles and activities and a special showing of the Museum’s movie about the Great Locomotive Chase. Sat., 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History, $7.50 Adults, $5.50 Kids 12 and under, 0-3 free. All ages. Event details.

Cupcake Road Race
Will run for cupcakes? All participants in this stroller-friendly race get one at the finish line! The Cupcake Road Race raises money for The Place of Forsyth that supports the hungry and less fortunate in Forsyth County. Tiny tots can enjoy the Baby Cake half-mile fun run complete with a medal and cupcake at the finish line. Sat., 6 a.m., Totally Running and Walking, $10-40. All ages. Event details.

Tots to Tweens Consignment Sale
Sponsored by Northwest Atlanta Moms of Multiples, everything you need for your family from tots to tweens! Strollers are welcome and electronic tagging facilitates a much faster checkout. Sat., 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sandy Plains Baptist Church, $10-40. Infants to tweens. Event details.

Yoga for Kids
Tiny tots will enjoy this eight-week kids yoga series.  The sixty-minute class is for all ages, all levels, and parents or adult attendance is optional. They will enjoy a safe, non-competitive, non-judgemental, playful environment helping them become more self-aware and boosting their self-esteem. Kids learn to become more stable and self-confident—physically, mentally, and emotionally. Sat., 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Evolation Yoga, $16 adults, $12.80 for kids; or, $79 for 8-week series. All ages, parent participation required for ages 3 and under. Event details.

Cupcake Decorating Class
Tots will learn how to decorate spring flower cupcakes like a pro and sample their hard work during this fun cooking class. Sun., 2 p.m., Young Chef’s Academy, $29. Ages 8 and up. Event details.

Looking for more family-friendly fun? Check out our picks for where to have a fiesta with your familia here!

–Phebe Wahl

Photo courtesy of the Southern Museum via Facebook