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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 www.stphilothea.ga.goarch.org

6th Annual Friends of Advantage Cruise In & Children's Carnival

  • October 19, 2014 - October 19, 2014
  • Location: The Varsity
  • Address: 1000 W. Broad St., Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: The Varsity
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Grab your family and come out to the 6th Annual Friends of Advantage Cruise In & Children's Carnival on Sunday, October 19, 2014,  from 1 - 4 p.m. at The Varsity located at 1000 West Broad S...

Alfred Heber Holbrook Lecture: Carl Strehlke

Carl Brandon Strehlke, adjunct curator, John G. Johnson Collection, Philadelphia Museum of Art, will deliver the keynote speech of the Andrew Ladis Trecento Symposium, titled "Curating the Renai...

Alton Brown Live! The Edible Inevitable Tour

Alton Brown, "Iron Chef" host and renowned television personality is taking his brand of quirky humor and culinary science on the road with "Alton Brown Live! The Edible Inevitable Tou...

An Evening With Chris Robinson Brotherhood

  • October 23, 2014 - October 23, 2014
  • Location: Georgia Theatre
  • Address: 215 N. Lumpkin St., Athens, GA 30606
  • Venue: Georgia Theatre
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Chris Robinson Brotherhood is an American blues rock band formed in 2011 by Black Crowes singer Chris Robinson while The Black Crowes are on indefinite hiatus. They have released three albums: "...

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 Flute Choir performs Peter and the Wolf

The Athens Flute Choir's Fall concert will feature Sergei Prokofiev's fanciful fairy tale "Peter and the Wolf", selections from "Carnival of the Animals" by Camille Saint-Saë...

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...

Athens Science Cafe presents “Food for Thought: Nutrition and Childhood Obesity”

  • October 22, 2014 - October 22, 2014
  • Location: Chase St. Elementary School cafeteria
  • Address: 757 N Chase St., Athens, GA 30601
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 University of Georgia foods and nutrition professor Caree Cotwright will speak about nutrition and childhood obesity at the October meeting of the Athens Science Café on Oct. 22 at 7 p.m...

AthFest Half Marathon & Fitness Expo

  • From: October 18, 2014 - October 19, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Downtown Athens
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The 5th annual AthHalf combines our city's love of music and art with its vibrantly enthusiastic health community to raise funds and awareness for AthFest Educates, a nonprofit organization dedicated...

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"...

Celebrate Our Rivers: Book Launch and Film at Ciné

  • October 22, 2014 - October 22, 2014
  • Location: Ciné
  • Address: 234 W. Hancock Ave., Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: Ciné
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On Wednesday, October 22 at 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., the UGA Environmental Ethics Certificate Program, the University of Georgia Press, and Georgia River Network present the Athens premiere for the doc...

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...

Exhibit: Nature Revealed

  • From: October 16, 2014 - April 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 Classic Center is proud to present its latest art exhibit, "Nature Revealed." "Nature Revealed" features five artists, all looking at the natural environment through the e...

Exhibit: Then and Now: Celebrating 40 years of the Lyndon House Arts Center

  • From: October 16, 2014 - April 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 Classic Center is proud to present its latest art exhibit, "Then and Now: Celebrating 40 years of the Lyndon House Arts Center"   "Then and Now: Celebrating 40 years of th...

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...

Folklore Facts & Fables Walking Tour Series

  • From: October 09, 2014 - October 30, 2014 (Every Thursday)
  • Location: Athens Welcome Center
  • Address: 280 E. Dougherty St., Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: Athens Welcome Center
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This fall the Athens Welcome Center is kicking off their Folklore Facts & Fables October Walking Tour Series and tomorrow will feature the Haunted Happy Hour. Stroll through downtown. Ever won...

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...

Harvest Festival

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department presents the 40th Annual Harvest Festival at Lyndon House Arts Center on Thursday, October 23 from 9:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. The Festival is an...

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 ...

Hobohemians

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...


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