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Free Things to Do in Athens

Athens, Georgia is a top spot for free things to do and inexpensive activities.  As a college town, we're experts at stretching a buck!  Check out these Athens free attractions.

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A-CC Tennis Center

  • 4460 Lexington Road
  • Athens, GA 30605
  • Phone: (706) 613-3991
  • Region: East Athens

The Athens-Clarke County Tennis Center is open for play! The facility accommodates year-round usage for open play, leagues, instructional programs, clinics and tournaments. The center includes 12 more >>

Athens Area Porcelain Artists

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  • Athens, GA 30601
  • Phone: (706) 743-8436

The Athens Area Porcelain Artists meet on the second Friday of the month at 10 a.m. from September - May. There are no meetings in June, July, or August. They volunteer in festivals, demonstrations, more >>

Athens Farmers' Market

  • 705 Sunset Dr.
  • Bishop Park, Basketball Courts
  • Athens, GA 30606
  • Region: West Athens

Athens Farmers Market is a non-profit organization of local farmers, craftspeople and volunteers working to make local naturally grown food, crafts and works or art available for the good of all. more >>

Bishop Park

  • 705 Sunset Drive
  • Athens, GA 30606
  • Phone: (706) 613-3589
  • Region: West Athens

Named for former City of Athens Mayor Julius Bishop, this park offers a variety of programs and amenities. This 33-acre park features athletic fields, pool, and is the home of the Athens Clarke more >>

Butts-Mehre Heritage Hall Sports Museum

  • Corner of Lumpkin St. and Pinecrest Dr.
  • Adjacent to UGA track
  • Athens, GA 30602
  • Phone: 706.542.9036
  • Region: UGA Campus

Relive the greatest moments in Georgia sports history, recall favorite UGA athletes, see Herschel Walker's Heisman trophy and other memorabilia, and keep abreast of current happenings in Bulldog more >>

East Athens Community Center

  • 400 McKinley Drive
  • Athens, GA 30601
  • Phone: (706) 613-3593
  • Region: East Athens

East Athens Community Center provides the community with a variety of programs. The staff takes pride in providing the community with a wide range of activities. The facility is equipped with a more >>

Founders Memorial Garden

  • 325 S. Lumpkin St.
  • UGA North Campus
  • Behind Brooks Hall
  • Athens, GA 30602
  • Phone: 706-542-1816
  • Region: UGA Campus

A living memorial to America's first Garden Club, founded in Athens in 1891. A trickling foundain, rare flora, winding walkways, and ornamental shrubbery are a grand memorial to the founders of more >>

Georgia Museum of Art

  • 90 Carlton St.
  • Performing and Visual Arts Complex
  • University of Georgia
  • Athens, GA 30602
  • Phone: 706-542-4662
  • Region: UGA Campus

The GMOA's modern and elegant facility houses a permanent collection of more than 9,000 works of art as well as a variety of traveling exhibitions. In January, 2011, the museum reopened with a new more >>

Georgia Museum of Natural History

  • Natural History Building
  • corner of East Campus Rd. and Cedar St.
  • UGA Campus
  • Athens, GA 30601
  • Phone: 706-542-1663
  • Region: UGA Campus

The Discovery Room displays samples from the over six million objects in the Museum's collection, including 1.5 million insects and more than 100 whale skeletons. The Discovery Room, can offer more >>

Gospel Pilgrim Cemetery

  • 530 Fourth St.
  • Athens, GA
  • Phone: 706-208-0048

The Gospel Pilgrim Cemetery, founded in 1882, was once a very prominent burial site for African Americans in Athens, Georgia. The cemetery was largely neglected and fell into disrepair over the last more >>

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