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4th Annual Good Food Good Beer Block Party

  • April 26, 2014 - April 26, 2014
  • Location: Creature Comforts Brewing Co. - coming Spring 2014!
  • Address: 297 W Hancock Ave., Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: Creature Comforts Brewing Co.

Join friends for good food, good beer, good people, and good music, all to benefit a good cause. All proceeds go to Wholesome Wave Georgia and the Athens Farmers Market SNAP doubling program. Spons...

AHA! @ The Leathers Building: Andy Cherewick Reception

  • April 23, 2014 - April 23, 2014
  • Location: The Leathers Building
  • Address: 675 Pulaski Street, Athens, GA 30601
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AthensHasArt! presents the smaller works of Andy Cherewick on display in the gallery of The Leathers Building (Suites 1200-1700) through summer 2014. Come to the opening reception to welcome the arti...

Athens Americana Music Festival, 7th Annual

  • From: April 24, 2014 - April 27, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Various live music venues
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Athens Americana is a four-night music festival featuring Athens, Georgia's finest folk, country, bluegrass, and 'Americana' acts. This is an exciting weekend of shows from your favorite local, ...

Athens Americana Music Festival:The Skipperdees, City Hotel & Caroline Spence

  Join music lovers at Hendershot's for a concert with the Athens Americana Music Festival featuring The Skipperdees, City Hotel & Caroline Spence on Friday, April 25, 2014.

Athens Creative Theatre presents “Live Art”

Athens Creative Theatre presents "Live Art" featuring a unique musical revue featuring a wide range of Tony-winning productions. Audience members will enjoy classic Broadway tunes as playb...

Athens Farmers Market - Saturdays

The Athens Farmer's Market is a not-for-profit organization with an overarching goal of improving the health of the community through provision of local, nutrient dense foods, social interaction, and...

Athens Small Business Summit

The Athens Small Business Summit is a must-attend event for businesses of all sizes and ages. On Thursday, April 24 the summit will provide the perfect environment for businesses to Learn, Connect, a...


Bloodkin's 25-year history has been a roller coaster of the good, the bad and the ugly. Through it all, their music remains a genuine article of Southern gothic narrative wrapped in the cloak of po...

Clarke Celebrates the Arts Festival

  • April 26, 2014 - April 26, 2014
  • Location: Fine Arts Complex at Cedar Shoals Hhigh School
  • Address: 1300 Cedar Shoals Drive, Athens, GA 30605

The Clarke County School District is preparing for its second annual "Clarke Celebrates the Arts" Sat., Apr. 26. The free public event will take place from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. in the Cedar ...

Dirty South Trivia at Dirty Birds Athens

  • Starting: February 20, 2014 (Every Thursday)
  • Location: Dirty Birds
  • Address: 312 E. Washington Street, Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: Dirty Birds
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Trivia at Dirty Birds is hosted by Dirty South Trivia every Thursday Night upstairs from 8 p.m. - 10 p.m. Come enjoy great food and an extensive selection of beverages from Dirty Birds full Bar and ...


This Rose of Athens Theatre show is written by John Patrick Bray. More information will be posted as it is available.

Exhibit: VESPUCCI: INTERIOR / EXTERIOR: Structural Constellations

VESPUCCI: INTERIOR / EXTERIOR: Structural Constellations OPENING RECEPTION: FRIDAY, March 21st, 2014 5:30 - 6:00 pm Member preview / Open to the public 6:00 - 8:00 PM $5 Suggested Donation In conju...

French Cinema Series

  • From: April 18, 2014 - May 06, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Ciné
  • Address: 234 W. Hancock Ave., Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: Ciné
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Ciné hosts off a series of five films celebrating both classic and modern French Cinema: LE WEEK-END -- April 18-24 CHILDREN OF PARADISE -- April 22 ERNEST & CELESTINE -- April 26-27 BIC...

Gallery@Hotel Indigo-Athens and the GlassCube presents LIVING ROOM

  • From: April 10, 2014 - June 15, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Gallery@Hotel Indigo-Athens
  • Address: 500 College Ave., Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: Gallery@Hotel Indigo-Athens

LIVING ROOM, a group exhibition, features eight artists all considering the home environment from the highly personal and touching to the every-day or mundane. Photography and painting are the primar...

Nature Ramblers

  Please join the Nature Ramblers and learn more about the natural areas, flora and fauna of the Garden while making new friends and enjoying the cool, fresh air. Sessions will start with an i...

Packway Handle Band

  • April 25, 2014 - April 25, 2014
  • Location: 40 Watt Club
  • Address: 285 W. Washington St., Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: 40 Watt Club
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It all started in Athens, Georgia in 2001 during a most peculiar spell when 5 or 6 bluegrass bands circulated the town. The famous Athens, which had once spawned the B-52s, REM, Widespread Panic, and...

Saturday Morning Club: UGA Hodgson Singers and Friends

The University of Georgia Performing Arts Center has created a new family concert series called the Saturday Morning Club. Designed for children ages 4-12, the series will feature performers from UG...

Shawn Mullins with special guest Molly Parden

There has been an overwhelmingly positive response from Shawn Mullins's live performances- one that has not faltered a bit over the years; his talent is undeniable! This Georgia native is an America...

Shonna Tucker & Eye Candy

  • April 26, 2014 - April 26, 2014
  • Location: 40 Watt Club
  • Address: 285 W. Washington St., Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: 40 Watt Club
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Shonna Tucker grew up in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, listening to the same salty-sweet mix of soul and country that made up the Arthur Alexander and James Carr singles recorded there decades before. She ...

Spring Pottery Show - Clay in Bloom

  • April 26, 2014 - April 26, 2014
  • Location: BMA at Home
  • Address: 1662 South Lumpkin Street, Athens, GA 30606
  • Venue: BMA at Home

Joing friends at a Spring Pottery Show inspired by and for the garden with Tammy Nance. You'll find locally made and handsomely crafted hummingbird feeders, succulent displays, and essential serving ...

The Dirty Doors Tribute Band LIVE at New Earth Music Hall in Athens

  • April 25, 2014 - April 25, 2014
  • Location: New Earth Music Hall
  • Address: 227 W. Dougherty St., Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: New Earth Athens
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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 Dirty Guv'nahs

  The swell of grassroots momentum for this 6-piece rock n’ roll collective from Knoxville, TN is undeniable. “The Guvs” have been steadily growing their fan base across the ...

The Original Splitz Band

Dine and dance to your favorite Motown and R&B hits with The Original Spiltz Band and Buffalo's Cafe. Doors open at 7 p.m. for early seating. Full menu and bar service will be available all night...


  • From: April 25, 2014 - April 27, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Town and Gown Players
  • Address: Athens Community Theatre, Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: Town and Gown Players
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She Kills Monsters is a fun fantasy-filled comic adventure through worlds of danger, drama, Dungeons & Dragons! Average Agnes goes on an epic quest to connect to her outcast sister Tilly by grab...

Twilight Criterium

  • From: April 25, 2014 - April 26, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Downtown Athens
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The 35th annual Athens Twilight weekend is a professional cycling event and festival fun for fans, families, and racers.  Founded in 1980 by Gene Dixon, the Athens Twilight Criterium was th...

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