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"Be Ever Wonderful" A Celebration of the Music of Earth, Wind, and Fire

  • From: February 26, 2015 - March 01, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Morton Theatre
  • Address: 195 W. Washington St., Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: Morton Theatre
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Come and see "Be Ever Wonderful" A Celebration of the Music of Earth, Wind, and Fire presented by East Athens Educational Dance Center. East Athens Dance Center is proud to present it's Ann...

Art Exhibit: Mountain Laurel Quilt Guild

Consistent with the beauty and the mission of the State Botanical Garden of Georgia, the Mountain Laurel Quilt Guild will bring their work for an exhibition in the Visitor Center January 11 - March 8...

Athens Home and Garden Show

  • From: February 28, 2015 - March 01, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: The Classic Center
  • Address: 300 N. Thomas St., Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: The Classic Center
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The Athens Home & Garden Show is presented by J.W. York Homes and Joma Construction. Visit the vendors to see the latest trends in home improvement, new construction, and both indoor and outdoor ...

Author Andra Watkins

  • February 28, 2015 - February 28, 2015
  • Location: Avid Bookshop
  • Address: 493 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: Avid Bookshop
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Andra Watkins, author, endurance hiker and motivational speaker, will be appearing at Avid Bookshop to introduce her latest book, Not Without My Father: One Woman's 444-Mile Walk of the Natchez Trace...

Barrow Boogie 5K and Fun Run

  • February 28, 2015 - February 28, 2015
  • Location: Barrow Elementary School
  • Address: 100 Pinecrest Dr, Athens, GA 30605
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Come out to the 12th ANNUAL BARROW BOOGIE 5K and FUN RUN! Course: The race will start and finish at Barrow Elementary. The 5K winds through Athens scenic 5 Points area while the fun run will be com...

Black History BINGO Fridays

  • From: February 06, 2015 - February 27, 2015 (Every Friday)
  • Location: Rocksprings Park
  • Address: 291 Henderson Ext., Athens, GA 30605
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This program is for ages 6-12 who will test their knowledge of Black History. Additionally, a wellness representative will be available to perform blood pressure checks, as part of the month’s H...

Budweiser Presents Futurebirds

  • February 26, 2015 - February 26, 2015
  • Location: Georgia Theatre
  • Address: 215 N. Lumpkin St., Athens, GA 30606
  • Venue: Georgia Theatre
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Baba Yaga, the second full-length album by Athens, GA’s Futurebirds, marks a milestone in the continuous evolution of the eclectic ensemble. The 13-song album finds Futurebirds – Thomas J...

Coffee and Nature Trivia

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department presents "Coffee and Nature Trivia" program on Saturday, February 28 from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. at Sandy Creek Nature Center. Nature lover...

CORE Contemporary and Arial Dance Concert

  • From: February 25, 2015 - February 28, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: UGA Department of Dance
  • Address: Dance Building, 1030 Sanford Dr., Athens, GA 30602
  • Venue: UGA Department of Dance
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The CORE Contemporary and Arial Dance Concert with guests Staibdance and Zoetic Dance Ensemble will take place Wed. - Sat., February 25 - 28, 2015. The University of Georgia Department of Dance and...

Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors

  • February 27, 2015 - February 27, 2015
  • Location: Georgia Theatre
  • Address: 215 N. Lumpkin St., Athens, GA 30606
  • Venue: Georgia Theatre
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This is an all ages event. Medicine is by far the best music we have ever made. When I played it for a respected friend, I asked, “What do you think?” The response was, “It sounds l...

Evening with Royal Southern Brotherhood

  • February 26, 2015 - February 26, 2015
  • Location: The Foundry
  • Address: 295 E. Dougherty St., Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: The Foundry
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Before they even hit a chord, ROYAL SOUTHERN BROTHERHOOD have your attention. In the US South, where music is religion, two rock ‘n’ roll bloodlines tower above all others. In the saloon ...

Exhibit: Chaos & Metamorphosis: The Art of Piero Lerda

  • From: February 14, 2015 - May 10, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Georgia Museum of Art
  • Address: 90 Carlton St., Athens, GA 30602
  • Venue: Georgia Museum of Art
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  The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will host the exhibition “Chaos & Metamorphosis: The Art of Piero Lerda” Feb. 14-May 10. Lerda’s art draws on his...

Film: Dear White People

The University Union Student Programming Board at the University of Georgia has announced the spring semester movie schedule for the Tate Student Center Theatre and are showing Dear White People (2014...

Hobohemians

  • February 27, 2015 - February 27, 2015
  • Location: Hendershot's
  • Address: 237 Prince Avenue, Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: Hendershot's
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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 bohemian...

Jazz Jam Thursdays: Chris Burroughs Trio

  • February 26, 2015 - February 26, 2015
  • Location: Hendershot's
  • Address: 237 Prince Avenue, Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: Hendershot's
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Grab a friend and head down to Hendershot's to hear the latest installment of Jazz Thursday with the Chris Burroughs Trio.  

Journey Through the Stars

Join us for this popular planetarium program featuring "Day of the Dawn" in February. Children 4 years and older, please!

Lecture: Dressing Up: A Gimlet-Eyed Look at Fashion from a Century Ago

Are you an avid viewer of Downton Abbey? Whether you’re an Anglophile or a dedicated follower of fashion, you’ll find something to blog about here. Ivan Ingermann, Associate Professor ...

National Eating Disorders Association Walk 2015

  • February 28, 2015 - February 28, 2015
  • Location: University of Georgia Health Center
  • Address: 55 Carlton Street, Athens, GA 30602
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The National Eating Disorders Association organizes NEDA Walks in support of its mission and programs. Proceeds support critical programs and services that work to eliminate eating disorders and impr...

Nature Ramblers

Join 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 inspirational readin...

Preserving Athens Civil Rights History

Film Screening + Panel Discussion + Recognition of Protestors History books may tell the story of segregation, but "If We So Choose" is a documentary short film introducing audiences to the ...

Princess Tea Party

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will host its inaugural “Princess Tea Party” on Saturday, February 28 from 10:00 a.m. – noon at Memorial Park Cinderella, Dian...

Read Across America: Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

  Join us for a special storytelling program as we get ready for the National Education Association’s Read Across America, an annual reading motivation and awareness program that calls f...

Rob Nance & The Lost Souls, Grassland Stringband

  • February 28, 2015 - February 28, 2015
  • Location: Hendershot's
  • Address: 237 Prince Avenue, Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: Hendershot's
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Rob Nance & The Lost Souls - Growing up on a steady diet of musical influences in North Carolina that ranged from Doc Watson to Neil Young, Rob Nance now writes songs that echo the traditions of s...

Rose of Athens presents The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe

  • From: February 27, 2015 - February 28, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Seney-Stovall Chapel
  • Address: 201 N. Milledge Ave., Athens, GA 30602
  • Venue: Seney-Stovall Chapel
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Rose of Athens Theatre continues its 9th season, by offering high-quality, engaging productions for thousands of school children and public audiences. Performances of The Lion, The Witch & The Wa...

UGA Basketball vs. Missouri

  • February 28, 2015 - February 28, 2015
  • Location: Stegeman Coliseum
  • Address: 100 Smith St., Athens, GA 30602
  • Venue: UGA Basketball
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Come support your Bulldog Basketball team as they take on Missouri.


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