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En Garde! Night at Terrapin

  • September 05, 2015 - September 05, 2015
  • Location: Terrapin Beer Co.
  • Address: 265 Newton Bridge Rd., Athens, GA 30607
  • Venue: Terrapin Beer Co.
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  Ever watched a movie with exciting sword fighting scenes and wondered, "That looks cool! I wish I could do something like that!" Well, Terrapin has just the thing for you! Come o...

Historical UGA Football Tour: Unbeaten, Untied, Undisputed

  Join exhibit curator Jason Hasty for a tour of "Unbeaten, Untied, Undisputed: Georgia's 1980 National Championship Season" -- a display of materials from the UGA Athletic Associati...

J's Bottle Shop Grand Re-Opening

  • September 05, 2015 - September 05, 2015
  • Location: J's Bottle Shop
  • Address: 1452 Prince Ave, Athens, GA 30606
  • Venue: J's Bottle Shop
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  J's Bottle Shop celebrates their grand re-opening on Saturday, September 5th. The event will feature live music performed by Athens A-Train Band, artwork by Athens local Broderick Flanigan, ...

J.J. Grey & Mofro

  • September 04, 2015 - September 04, 2015
  • Location: Georgia Theatre
  • Address: 215 N. Lumpkin St., Athens, GA 30606
  • Venue: Georgia Theatre
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  From the days of playing greasy local juke joints to headlining major festivals, J.J. Grey remains an unfettered, blissful performer, singing with a blue-collared spirit over the bone-deep g...

Nature’s Trading Post

  • From: September 05, 2015 - November 07, 2015 (Recurring monthly on the 1st Saturday)
  • Location: Sandy Creek Nature Center
  • Address: 205 Old Commerce Rd., Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: Sandy Creek Nature Center
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  The trading post is open! The community is invited to trade the one or two objects they have found in nature for points or other nature objects in the nature center’s collection.

Strung Like A Horse, GSB (Grassland String Band) & the Ale Raisers Fiddle Band

  • September 04, 2015 - September 04, 2015
  • Location: Live Wire Athens
  • Address: 227 W. Dougherty St., Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: Live Wire Athens
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  Strung Like a Horse is a high- energy gypsy punk grass band based in the southeastern US. Your first taste of Strung Like a Horse is like that first sip of moonshine--it will blow your hat o...

UGA Football vs. La. Monroe

  • September 05, 2015 - September 05, 2015
  • Location: UGA Football
  • Address: Sanford Stadium, Athens, GA 30602
  • Venue: UGA Football
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The Bulldogs will open the season with a nonconference game against Lousiana-Monroe! The entire town takes on a celebratory feel during Football Gamedays in Athens. Approximately two hours bef...

UGA Volleyball vs. Georgia Tech

  • September 04, 2015 - September 04, 2015
  • Location: UGA Volleyball
  • Address: 330 River Rd., Athens, GA 30602
  • Venue: UGA Volleyball
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  Come see the UGA Volleyball Team play in the Georgia Challenge, a two-day tournament that includes only teams from Georgia!

UGA Volleyball vs. Mercer

  • September 04, 2015 - September 04, 2015
  • Location: UGA Volleyball
  • Address: 330 River Rd., Athens, GA 30602
  • Venue: UGA Volleyball
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  Watch the Georgia Bulldogs take on the Mercer Bears in the 2nd game of the Georgia Challenge!

UGA Women's Soccer vs. Clemson

  • September 04, 2015 - September 04, 2015
  • Location: UGA Soccer
  • Address: 2330 South Milledge Ave., Athens, GA 30605
  • Venue: UGA Soccer
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  Come watch the Lady Dawgs as they work to return to the NCAA Tournament. The team is a promising one to watch as they return nine starters to the pitch, including Gabby Seiler, a junior that...

Wieuca, Big Morgan

  • September 04, 2015 - September 04, 2015
  • Location: 40 Watt Club
  • Address: 285 W. Washington St., Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: 40 Watt Club
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  Support local music! Grab a friend and visit the Fabulous 40 Watt club to see bands Big Morgan and Wieuca.

On-Going Events

Athens Brewery Tours- Every Friday

  • Starting: April 10, 2015 (Every Friday)
  • Location: Meet at the Varsity. The tour will visit Terrapin, Creature Comforts, and Copper Creek
  • Address: 1000 W. Broad St., Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: The Varsity
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Athens Tours & Transit hosts an Athens Brewery Tour every Friday at 5:30 p.m. Meet at The Varsity. You'll visit Terrapin, Creature Comforts, and Copper Creek with the tour ending at 8:50 p.m. At ...

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 Heritage Tour

  • Starting: October 23, 2014
  • Location: Athens Welcome Center
  • Address: 280 E. Dougherty St., Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: Athens Welcome Center

The Athens Heritage Tour is a 90 minute guided tour of Athens that's offered Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 2:00 pm. Your tour will begin in the oldest house in Athens and on the tour you will s...

Exhibit: Art Hazelwood and Ronnie Goodman: Speaking to the Issues

  • From: June 13, 2015 - September 13, 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 present the exhibition “Art Hazelwood and Ronnie Goodman: Speaking to the Issues” from June 13 through Sept. 13. Organized by W...

Exhibit: El Taller de Gráfica Popular: Vida y Arte

From the international fight against fascism to protecting the proletariat, El Taller de Gráfica Popular (the Workshop for Popular Graphics, or TGP for short) worked diligently to keep pertine...

Exhibit: Peaceable, Kingdom, and Flight

  • From: May 21, 2015 - October 31, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: The Classic Center
  • Address: 300 N. Thomas St., Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: The Classic Center

Peaceable Kingdom pictures an array of animals, those great and small, in Classic Gallery I. The five artists featured in Peaceable Kingdom work in different styles and materials to create a colorful...

Exhibit: Pennington Radio Collection

An exhibit of radios from the early 1900s, the beginning of the age of electronic mass communication, will open Feb. 20 at the University of Georgia Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Li...

Exhibit: Ralph Chessé

  • From: July 11, 2015 - October 04, 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 present a solo exhibition of the work of Ralph Chessé (1900–1991) July 11 through October 4, 2015. Organized by Laura Valeri, ...

Exhibit: Return from Exile - Native American art

"Return from Exile," an art exhibition of more than 30 contemporary Southeastern Native American artists, will be on view Aug. 22 to Oct. 10 at the Lyndon House Arts Center. The exhibition,...

First Friday Hackathon

  • Starting: April 04, 2014 (Recurring monthly on the 1st Friday)
  • Location: Four Athens
  • Address: 165 East Dougherty Street, Athens, GA 30603
  • Venue: Four Athens
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In partnership with makerspaces in Augusta, Columbus, and Rome, and sponsored by Allgood Lounge, The Hatch invites you to come out for their First Friday Hackathon at Four Athens. The Rules are...

Friday Afternoon Beer Club: Featured Breweries & Free Beer Tastings

  • Starting: May 01, 2015 (Every Friday)
  • Location: Live Wire Athens (formerly New Earth)
  • Address: 227 W. Dougherty St., Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: Live Wire Athens
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Live Wire Athens hosts a Friday Afternoon Beer Club (FABC) every Friday starting at 4 p.m. in their beautiful outdoor beer garden, featuring $2 CRAFT BEERS and a rotation of featured craft breweries ...

Gallery@Hotel Indigo Presents: Summer Vacation

Gallery@Hotel Indigo-Athens presents Summer Vacation an exhibit featuring works by Georgia Rhodes, Adam Forrester, Winnie Gier, Jourdan Joly, Michael Levine and featuring print works by Smokey Road P...

Instrument/Gear Swap

  • Starting: March 04, 2015 (Recurring monthly on the 4th)
  • Location: The Pope on Prince
  • Address: 523 1/2 Prince Avenue, Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: The Pope on Prince
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The Pope on Prince hosts a monthly gear swap, so bring your new and vintage guitars, basses, amps, pedals, drums and anything else that makes you move your feet. No cover and no fee to trade. Coffee ...

Jazz at Highwire Lounge

  • Starting: June 05, 2015 (Every Friday, Saturday)
  • Location: Highwire Lounge
  • Address: 269 N. Hull St., Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: Highwire Lounge
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Grab a few friends and head down to Highwire Lounge for live jazz every Friday and Saturday evening at 8 p.m.


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