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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...

Art Party: Exhibition Opening Party Extravaganza

The Dodd Galleries celebrates the opening of four new exhibitions featuring the work of Mequitta Ahuja, Justin Schmitz, Didi Dunphy, Ry McCullough & Tyler Leslie. Join them for party games, food ...

Art Talks: Mequitta Ahuja

The painter Mequitta Ahuja will discuss her process, thinking, and work related to her exhibition at the Dodd Galleries. Mequitta Ahuja received her MFA from the University of Chicago in 2003 and was...

Arvin Scott and Friends

Come see Arvin and Friends in downtown Athens.

Athens Land Trust Nature Writing Group: George Orwell's WHY I WRITE

  • January 26, 2015 - January 26, 2015
  • Location: Athens Land Trust
  • Address: 685 N. Pope Street, Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: Athens Land Trust

The nature-writing group that meets monthly at the Athens Land Trust offices will learn about George Orwell's short book "Why I Write" and do some quick writing exercises at its January mee...

Athens Science Café: Everyday Fermentation with Hugh Acheson

Chef and author Hugh Acheson will speak fermentation at the January meeting of the Athens Science Café on January 28, 2015, at 7 p.m. at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia. The event is fre...

Athens Wedding Professionals Ultimate Bridal Show

  • January 25, 2015 - January 25, 2015
  • Location: Graduate Athens
  • Address: 295 E. Dougherty St., Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: Graduate Athens
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Athens Wedding Professionals are back again with The Ultimate Bridal Show. With more than 40 local and Northeast Georgia wedding professionals participating, this will be your one-stop shopping event...

Athens Wine Weekend

  • From: January 30, 2015 - February 01, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: The Classic Center
  • Address: 300 N. Thomas St., Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: The Classic Center
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Named a Top 20 event for January 2015 by the Southeast Tourism Society!   Tickets are now on sale for the sixth annual Athens Wine Weekend, scheduled for Friday through Sunday, January 30 -...

Blending Tea, Justice, and Social Enterprise To Create A More Sustainable World

  • January 28, 2015 - January 28, 2015
  • Location: St. Gregory the Great Episcopal Church
  • Address: 3195 Barnett Shoals Road, Athens, GA 30605
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Becca Stevens will give a social enterprise talk with a twist connecting the story of justice, tea, and the women of Magdalene. Hot justice tea will be served. Becca Stevens is an Episcopal priest ...

Classic City Rollergirls Green v. Black Bout

Join the Classic City Rollergirls for the third annual Green vs. Black Season Opener! This exhibition bouts pits CCRG skaters against their sister CCRG skaters! Welcome your favorite veteran skaters ...

Concert: UGA Symphony Orchestra

UGA Symphony Orchestra performs in Hodgson Concert Hall. Mark Cedel leads the UGASO in a performance of “Prelude and Liebestod” from Wagner’s Tristan and Isolde, Richard Strauss&rsq...

Elegant Salute XIV: An Elegant Salute to Georgia

The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will host its most important fundraiser, Elegant Salute, Jan. 31 at 6:30 p.m. Elegant Salute XIV, “An Elegant Salute to Georgia,”...

Film Double Feature: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part I and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part II

The University Union Student Programming Board at the University of Georgia has announced the spring semester movie schedule for the Tate Student Center Theatre. The theatre will feature a Harry Potte...

Film: Beasts of the Southern Wild

The University Union Student Programming Board at the University of Georgia has announced the spring semester movie schedule for the Tate Student Center Theatre. The theatre will feature Beasts o...

Film: Big Hero 6

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 Big Hero 6 (2014), Frid...

Film: Fed Up

The University Union Student Programming Board at the University of Georgia has announced the spring semester movie schedule for the Tate Student Center Theatre. The theatre will feature Fed Up (2014)...

Five & Ten Charcuterie Pop-Up

  • January 26, 2015 - January 26, 2015
  • Location: Old Pal
  • Address: 1320 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
  • Venue: The Old Pal

Grab a friend and head to The Old Pal in Normaltown as they'll be hosting Five & Ten for their monthly charcuterie pop-up.  

Garden Travels with Director Wilf Nicholls

Join us for another vicarious journey with Director Wilf Nicholls, known for presentations that that are engaging, informative and fun.  

Garrison Keillor

  • January 26, 2015 - January 26, 2015
  • Location: University of Georgia Performing Arts Center--Hodgson Concert Hall
  • Address: 230 River Rd., Athens, GA 30602
  • Venue: UGA Performing Arts Center
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Garrison Keillor's Athens performance has been rescheduled for Monday, January 26 at 8:00 p.m. in Hodgson Concert Hall. Keillor was originally booked for September 24 but had to postpone his appea...

Get Your Pucci On

The Friends of the Georgia Museum of Art host dessert and dancing feature DJs Alfredo and Zdog at the after-party for Elegant Salute. Pucci-themed attire encouraged.

Guest Lecture: Loung Ung

  • January 29, 2015 - January 29, 2015
  • Location: Rusk Hall, Larry Walker Room, 4th Floor
  • Address: Dean Rusk Hall, Athens, GA 30602
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Loung Ung is an author and human rights activist dedicated to promoting equality, human rights, and justice in her native country, Cambodia, and worldwide. Her visit to the University of Georgia is p...

International Championship of Collegiate a Cappella

  • January 31, 2015 - January 31, 2015
  • Location: Morton Theatre
  • Address: 195 W. Washington St., Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: Morton Theatre
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Varsity Vocals with local host, the UGA Accidentals presents the International Championship of Collegiate a Cappella (ICCA) South Quarterfinal. The south quarterfinal of the ICCA featuring groups ...

Journey Through the Stars: Adult Planetarium Program

The Athens-Clarke County Department of Leisure Services will present "Journey through the Stars for Adults" on Saturday, January 31 from 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. at Sandy Creek Nature Center. Th...

Lecture by Becca Stevens, Founder of Thistle Farms

  • January 27, 2015 - January 27, 2015
  • Location: UGA Chapel
  • Address: North Campus, Athens, GA 30602
  • Venue: UGA Chapel
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Becca Stevens will deliver a lecture on the history and model of the social enterprise Thistle Farms. Becca Stevens is an Episcopal priest and founder of Magdalene, a residential community of women w...

Paper Diamond opened by Torro Torro and Nadastrom

  • January 31, 2015 - January 31, 2015
  • Location: Georgia Theatre
  • Address: 215 N. Lumpkin St., Athens, GA 30606
  • Venue: Georgia Theatre
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Paper Diamond, is a one of a kind artist who brings his own unique music to the table, a sound unparalleled to anything else around today. The Paper Diamond sound has raw energy and the kind of drama...


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