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17th Annual Greek Festival

  • October 25, 2014 - October 25, 2014
  • Location: St. Philothea Greek Orthodox Church
  • Address: 3761 Mars Hill Road, Watkinsville, GA 30677
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One day only!!! Greek food, music, dancing and Church tours!!! For more info go to

Andrew Ladis Trecento Symposium

This symposium in memory of scholar Andrew Ladis celebrates both his love of trecento painting and his commitment to its display, study and preservation in a museum context. Funded by the Samuel H. K...

Athens Corn Maze

  • From: September 19, 2014 - November 02, 2014 (Every Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Location: Athens Corn Maze
  • Address: 1035 Cleveland Road, Bogart, GA 30622
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Halloween is almost here! Come visit the Athens Corn Maze! Activities:  Corn Maze Patterned after The Buford Corn Maze, families will enjoy time together walking around our five acre corn maze...

Athens Heritage Walks: Gospel Pilgrim Cemetery National Register District

Athens Heritage Walks is a series of guided walking (mostly) tours highlighting Athens history and historic architecture. Tour guides are local volunteers with a love for Athens and a special place i...

Avid Poetry Series

  • October 24, 2014 - October 24, 2014
  • Location: Avid Bookshop
  • Address: 493 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: Avid Bookshop
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The last October installment of the Avid Poetry Series will take place on October 24, 2014, from 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. at Avid Bookshop featuring Anne Cecilia Holmes, Caroline Cabrera and Gale Marie ...

Blair Crimmins and The Hookers with Cicada Rhythm

  • October 24, 2014 - October 24, 2014
  • Location: The Green Room
  • Address: 175 N Lumpkin St., Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: The Green Room
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Blair Crimmins began his current music career in Atlanta, Georgia, with a determination to bring Ragtime and 1920’s style Dixieland Jazz to new audiences. What he created was a sound that is at...

Brooklyn Brewery Presents: Faster Circuits with Shade

  • October 25, 2014 - October 25, 2014
  • Location: The Green Room
  • Address: 175 N Lumpkin St., Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: The Green Room
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Join friends at the Green Room to support Athens natives, Faster Circuits, a psych-pop group!

Canopy Studio's Repertory Company presents: High Stakes, a Theatre of Vampires

  • From: October 24, 2014 - October 26, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Canopy Studio
  • Address: 160 Tracy St., Suite 6, Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: Canopy Studio
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With Halloween falling on a Friday this year, Canopy Studio has seized this rare opportunity to present a show that celebrates the season, one week before All Hallow's Eve. "High Stakes"...

DanceATHENS 2014

  • From: October 24, 2014 - October 25, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Morton Theatre
  • Address: 195 W. Washington St., Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: Morton Theatre
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Dancefx, Inc. presents DanceATHENS 2014 on  Friday, October 24- Saturday, October 25, 2014. Join friends for their annual DanceATHENS Dance Concert, hosted by Dancefx Athens and featuring perf...

Fall Fridays in the Founders Memorial Garden: Film

Fall Friends in the Garden continues the year-long celebration of the 75th Anniversary of the Founders Memorial Garden, located on North Campus, along Lumpkin Street. All events are gfree and the ope...

Friends 'n Family Fall Festivus

Join friends and family at Creature Comforts Brewing Company in downtown Athens for their Friends 'n Family Fall Festivus! They'll be outdoor games, kids pumpkin painting, and face painting!

Georgia Review Reading Series: Author Julia Elliott

  • October 24, 2014 - October 24, 2014
  • Location: The Globe
  • Address: 199 N. Lumpkin St., Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: The Globe
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On Friday, October 24 at 7 p.m., The Georgia Review will present Julia Elliott as part of their reading series upstairs at The Globe in downtown Athens. Julia's new story collection, The Wilds, is ou...

Haunted Georgia

From Sherman's notorious march to Confederate General James Longstreet's continued inhabitance of his postwar home, Georgia is haunted by many of those who fought in America's deadliest war. Join ...


The HoboHemians play 20′s and 30′s toe-tapping goodness designed to release your inner Hobo. The term "Hobohemian" denotes a unique form of Americanized vagabond-style bohemiani...

JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes

Create a Team or just show your support! The JDRF Walk is an impactful way to raise money for critically needed type 1 diabetes (T1D) research and show your support for the millions of people affecte...

Painting Parties in Athens with Party with a Brush

Grab a friend and come to a weekly Painting Party with live music at The Coffee Shop of Athens.

Piedmont College Hustle for Hunger 5k

The Piedmont College Hustle for Hunger 5K Run/Walk will benefit the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia, which serves a 14-county area providing much needed food for the ill, impoverished, elderly and chi...

Red Cross Fright Flight Trail Run

  • October 25, 2014 - October 25, 2014
  • Location: UGA Intramural Fields
  • Address: 405 College Station Rd, Athens, GA 30602
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Come out and support the American Red Cross of East Georgia by participating in the Red Cross Fright Flight 5K Trail Run. The race is a cross country style format. Awards: Top 3 Male and Top 3 Fem...

Salamander and Stream Ecology Ramble

Join husband and wife herpetology team, Matt Elliott and Stacy Smith, for a ramble along and in the streams and wet areas of the Botanical Garden. You'll learn about what salamanders are found aroun...

Saturday Morning Club: UGA Wind Symphony

The Performing Arts Center will kick off the 2014-2015 Saturday Morning Club on October 25 at 10:00 a.m. with a performance by the UGA Wind Symphony under the direction of Jaclyn Hartenberger. Launc...

Summer Classic Comedy Series, Week 1

  • From: July 10, 2014 - July 13, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Ciné
  • Address: 234 W. Hancock Ave., Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: Ciné
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Summer Classic Comedy Series   -- Trouble in Paradise [ 7/10-13 ] -- LATE SHOW: Monty Python & The Holy Grail  [ 7/11-12 ] -- MATINEES: Looney Tunes Classic Cartoons [ 7/12-13 ] ...

The Dirty Doors Tribute Band LIVE

  • October 24, 2014 - October 24, 2014
  • Location: Nowhere Bar
  • Address: 240 North Lumpkin Street, Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: Nowhere Bar
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The Dirty Doors are an amazing Doors tribute experience from Atlanta, GA. With each performance, they bring the energy, excitement, and passion of music that's stood on its own for four-plus decades....

The Legends of Oglethorpe

  • From: October 25, 2014 - October 26, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Goodness Grows Nursery and Historic Lexington, GA
  • Address: 332 Elberton Road, Lexington, G 30648
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The Legends of Oglethorpe is a living history weekend with "in character" actors bringing to life individuals who have been a part of Oglethorpe County's rich history. There will be tours a...

The Lickskillet Artist Market

The Lickskillet Artists Market & Festival is in its fifth year and features a variety of indoor/outdoor activities for all ages including an artist market with eclectic artist wares for sale, art...

Turquoise Jeep & Yip Deceiver

  • October 25, 2014 - October 25, 2014
  • Location: New Earth Athens
  • Address: 227 W. Dougherty St., Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: New Earth Athens
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Come to the New Earth Music Hall to enjoy music by Turquoise Jeep and Yip Deceiver!

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