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10th Annual Dawg Jog 5K

  • April 19, 2014 - April 19, 2014
  • Location: UGA Campus (Stegeman Coliseum)
  • Address: 100 Smith St., Athens, GA 30602
  • Venue: UGA Basketball
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The Pre-Vet Club at UGA invites you and your canine companion to walk, run, or jog at our 10th annual Dawg Jog 5K, benefiting the G.R.A.C.E. fund! The G.R.A.C.E. (Grace, Rosemary, Athena Canine Emerg...

36th Annual Human Race 5K

  • April 19, 2014 - April 19, 2014
  • Location: Catholic Center at UGA
  • Address: 1344 South Lumpkin Street, Athens, GA 30605
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Come run in this family friendly 5K to benefit the Franciscan Outreach Ministries at the UGA Catholic Center. They'll be great t-shirts, awards, music, door prizes, and food. Register online at Activ...

7th Annual Pedal for Paws

Join the 7th Annual Pedal for Paws benefit ride to support Athens Canine Rescue! The ride will be held on Saturday, April 19th along the historic Watson Mill Bridge Loop and will start at Jittery Jo...

AHA! @ ARTini's Opening Reception for Enchantment

AthensHasArt! presents the art exhibit, Enchantment, featuring drawings by Margaret Schreiber, photography by Michelle Norris, and paintings by Cameron Bliss on display through May 17. The opening re...

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 Music Project

The Athens Music Project will hold its first symposium April 17 from 4-8 p.m. in the auditorium of the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries at UGA. The AMP, a Willson Center Fa...

Bubonik Funk

Charlotte, NC's Funk-rock quartet Bubonik Funk will be bringing their contagious brand of music to Athens, GA on Saturday, April 19, 2014 at New Earth Music Hall. In direct support for headliner Dopa...

Classic City Rollergirls vs. Chattanooga Rollergirls

Come out and watch your favorite rollergirls in the first bout of the season: Classic City Rollergirls vs. Chattanooga Rollergirls!

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 ...

Easter Egg Hunts and Breakfast with the Bunny

  • April 19, 2014 - April 19, 2014
  • Location: various sites, see below
  • Address: 293 Gran Ellen Dr., Athens, GA 30605
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Easter Egg Hunt Young Harris United Methodist Church is hosting an Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April12, 2014, around 10:30 a.m. They will have activities -- carnival games, a cupcake walk, crafts ...

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...

First Time Home Buyer's Workshop

Are you, or someone you know, interested in buying a home but don't know where to start? Mortgage rates are low, homes are more affordable than they have been in recent history, and the market is fu...

FLUKE Mini-Comics Festival, 13th Annual

  • April 19, 2014 - April 19, 2014
  • Location: 40 Watt Club
  • Address: 285 W. Washington St., Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: 40 Watt Club
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FLUKE is a mini-comic festival that has been organized by Athens-area comic artists, underground publishers and their enthusiasts since 2002. Conceived as a venue for the discussion and exchange of ti...

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...

Nature's Trading Post

The Athens-Clarke County Department of Leisure Services will host a Nature's Trading Post on Saturday, April 19, from 11:00 a.m. - noon at the Education and Visitor Center at Sandy Creek Nature Cente...

Spring Awakening

  • From: April 15, 2014 - April 19, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: UGA Fine Arts Theatre
  • Address: 203 Fine Arts Building, Athens, GA 30602-0001
  • Venue: UGA Fine Arts Theatre
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The landmark musical is an electrifying fusion of morality, sexuality, and rock & roll that explores the journey from adolescence to adulthood with poignancy and passion you will never forget. Dir...

Supper Club at home.made from scratch

Supper Club is a private dining experience held in the beautiful converted storefront of the award winning home.made catering in Athens, Georgia. Created by chef Mimi Maumus, each Supper Club menu is...

The Piedmont Gardeners' Garden Tour, 21st Annual

  • April 19, 2014 - April 19, 2014
  • Location: Five Selected Athens Area Gardens
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The Piedmont Gardeners' 21st Annual Garden tour features five inspiring private gardens in the East Athens Area. Admission to the self-guided tour cost $15 if purchased from local businesses and $20 ...

The Zombies

  The second UK group following the Beatles to score a #1 hit in America, The Zombies infiltrated the airwaves with the sophisticated melodies, breathy vocals, choral back-up harmonies and jaz...

Third Thursday

Six of Athens’ established venues for visual art hold “Third Thursday,” an event devoted to art in the evening hours, on the third Thursday of every month. GMOA, the Lamar Dodd Schoo...

Third Thursday for Visual Art in Athens

Third Thursday is a monthly event when art can be viewed in the evening hours on the third Thursday of the month at six of Athens’ established venues for visual art. The Georgia Museum of Art...

UGA Softball vs. Auburn

  • From: April 18, 2014 - April 20, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: UGA Softball
  • Address: 2330 S. Milledge Ave., Athens, GA 30605
  • Venue: UGA Softball
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  The University of Georgia softball team will have 30 home dates during the 2014 season, their 11th in their beautiful multi-million dollar stadium. The facility holds 1,400 fans with additi...

On-Going Events

AHA! @ ARTini's: Enchantment

AthensHasArt! presents the art exhibit, Enchantment, featuring drawings by Margaret Schreiber, photography by Michelle Norris, and paintings by Cameron Bliss on display through May 17.

Art Interrupted: Advancing American Art and the Politics of Cultural Diplomacy

  • From: January 25, 2014 - April 20, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Georgia Museum of Art
  • Address: 90 Carlton St., Athens, GA 30602
  • Venue: Georgia Museum of Art
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In 1946, amid a “Cold War” conflict that emerged between the United States and the Soviet Union after World War II, the Department of State embarked on an innovative program of cultural d...


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