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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...

Lecture, Reception, Gallery Tour: Tracing the Bartrams Across the South

  Brad Sanders, author of Guide to William Bartram’s Travels, will discuss the maps and historical resources that can be used to recreate the route of the Bartrams from 1765 and the rewa...

Museum Mix

The museum’s thrice-annual late-night art party features a DJ, free refreshments and all the galleries open until midnight. #museummix

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...

Students 2 Startups

  • September 01, 2015 - September 01, 2015
  • Location: Boyd Science Library Lobby
  • Address: 210 D. W. Brooks Drive, Athens, GA 30602
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Students 2 Startups returns to UGA! Come discover local startups, explore job opportunities, and engage with the Athens entrepreneurial community. Food and drinks are provided. Held in partnership wit...

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 Farmers Market Downtown - Wednesdays

  • From: April 08, 2015 - November 25, 2015 (Every Wednesday)
  • Location: Creature Comforts Brewing Co.
  • Address: 271 W Hancock Ave, Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: Athens Farmers Market
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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...

Bingo at Highwire

  • Starting: October 01, 2014 (Every Wednesday)
  • Location: Highwire Lounge
  • Address: 269 N. Hull St., Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: Highwire Lounge

Grab friends and join others at Highwire for weekly bingo with LaDarius Thomas. Join them every Wednesday for great prizes and a ton of fun. They're giving away gift certificates and a few surprises!...

Charity Quilting Bee

  • From: July 15, 2015 - July 06, 2016 (Every Wednesday)
  • Location: Lyndon House Arts Center
  • Address: 293 Hoyt St., Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: Lyndon House Arts Center

  Join the Cotton Patch Quilt Guild weekly! They create quilts for local and overseas charities. Some quilting experience is necessary, no membership required.

CINÉBABY: Screenings for Parents + Baby

  • Starting: May 28, 2014 (Every Wednesday)
  • Location: Ciné
  • Address: 234 W. Hancock Ave., Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: Ciné
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NEW! CINÉBABY: SCREENINGS FOR PARENTS + BABY: Ciné presents a new series of special shows designed just for new moms and dads and their babies! With soft lighting, lowered sound, stroll...

Copper Creek's Team Trivia

The only brewpub in Athens hosts weekly Team Trivia every Wednesday night beginning at 9:00 p.m. Win $40 in Copper Creek house cash for first place, $20 for second place and $10 for third. Enjoy $2.0...

Copper Creek's Weekly Authentic English Cask Tapping

Brewing ales in Britain back in the 1800s was a rustic, laborious process. Cool cellars provided the only refrigeration. Fermentation vessels were made of wood. Ales were carbonated from carbon dio...

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...


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