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26th Annual Boybutante Ball

  • April 18, 2015 - April 18, 2015
  • Location: 40 Watt Club
  • Address: 285 W. Washington St., Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: 40 Watt Club
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Boybutante Ball is a fundraiser for Boybutante AIDS Foundation, Inc. and one of the most anticipated events of the year. This year's theme is DRAGVENGERS: Earth's Mightiest Sheroes. The Boybutante...

7th Annual Will Rock 4 Food

Join the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia's mission to feed local school children when you attend the 7th Annual Will Rock 4 Food fundraiser noon to 3 p.m. April 18 at Terrapin Brewery. Listen to liv...

Artists in Residence Series: Jeremy Ayers

  • April 18, 2015 - April 18, 2015
  • Location: 450 N. Harris Street
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The next Artists in Residence event - on Saturday, April 18th - is at the home of photographer, painter, and songwriter Jeremy Ayers. Ayers studied art in Rome on a scholarship just after high scho...

AthFest Compilation CD Release Concert at Georgia Theatre

Local music and arts non-profit AthFest Educates will present a CD release event at the Georgia Theatre, Saturday April 18th that will feature performances from five bands on this year's AthFest Comp...

CANCELED: Saturday Morning Club: UGA Symphony Orchestra

UPDATE 4/17/15: The Saturday Morning Club scheduled for Saturday has been canceled because the Chick-fil-a half marathon is closing River Road and patrons will have no access to the Performing Art...

Chick-fil-A® Connect Half Marathon

  • April 18, 2015 - April 18, 2015
  • Location: Chick-fil-A® Connect Starting Line
  • Address: Washington Street & Thomas Street, Athens, GA 30602
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Join the Herd and lace up your running shoes for the 2015 Chick-fil-A Connect Half Marathon! Athens, Ga. will host this 2nd annual event on April 18, 2015, which includes a Half Harathon , Half Mar...

Crappie Fishing Tournament

  • April 18, 2015 - April 18, 2015
  • Location: Lake Chapman
  • Address: 400 Bob Holman Rd., Athens, GA
  • Venue: Sandy Creek Park

The 18th annual Williams $10,000 Crappie Fishing Tournament will be held at Sandy Creek Park. This event benefits the United Way of Northeast Georgia where all net proceeds are matched. Registration ...

Dancing with the Athens Stars

Dancing with the Athens Stars has entertained thousands of people and generated more than $325,000 since it began in 2008. Money raised supports services for survivors of domestic violence ranging fr...

Exhibit: Chaos & Metamorphosis: The Art of Piero Lerda

  • From: February 14, 2015 - May 10, 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 host the exhibition “Chaos & Metamorphosis: The Art of Piero Lerda” Feb. 14-May 10. Lerda’s art draws on his...

Family Day: Earth Day Celebration

“Earth” without “art” would just be “eh.” Celebrate Earth Day by exploring the work of environmental artist Patricia Leighton in her exhibition in the sculpture gar...

Gallery at Hotel Indigo-Athens Presents: The Finders

  • From: April 06, 2015 - June 13, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Hotel Indigo-Athens
  • Address: 500 College Ave., Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: Hotel Indigo-Athens
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The Finders exhibit investigates works by artists who use found, discarded and re-discovered materials. These are works of assemblage, collage and construction. Some are elaborative narratives trap...

Knitty Book Fair

  • April 18, 2015 - April 18, 2015
  • Location: Revival Yarns
  • Address: 297 Prince Avenue, Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: Revival Yarns
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Two of your favorite Prince Ave. businesses are joining up for a weekend of knitty, bookish fun! That's right: Revival Yarns and Avid Bookshop are co-hosting a Knitty Book Fair on Saturday, 4/18 (10-...

Pedal for Paws 2015

Come out for the 8th Annual Pedal for Paws benefit ride to support Athens Canine Rescue. ACR is a 501(c)3 non-profit that works to rescue, foster and adopt dogs from high kill shelters in Georgia. The...

Piedmont Gardeners Tour, 22nd Annual

  • April 18, 2015 - April 18, 2015
  • Location: Five Selected Athens Area Gardens
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The Piedmont Gardeners Annual Garden Tour features five local private gardens. Admission to the self-guided tour cost $15 if purchased from local businesses and $20 at the gardens on the day of the t...

UGA Baseball vs. LSU

  • From: April 17, 2015 - April 19, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: UGA Baseball, at Foley Field
  • Address: 1 Rutherford Street, Athens, GA 30602
  • Venue: UGA Baseball, at Foley Field

Come cheer on the UGA baseball team in a home game against LSU. Game 1: 7:00 p.m. on 4/17/15. Game 2: 2:00 p.m. on 4/18/15. Game 3: 1:00 p.m. on 4/19/15. The game will take place at Foley Field...

UGA Football Team/AIRS Rollin Thunder Wheelchair Basketball Team

  • April 18, 2015 - April 18, 2015
  • Location: Tuckston UMC
  • Address: 4175 Lexington Road, Athens, GA 30605
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Some of UGA's Football Team will be playing Athens Inclusive Recreation and Sports (AIRS) Rollin Thunder Wheelchair Basketball Team on Saturday, April 18 at 2:00 p.m. in Tuckston UMC's Family Life Ce...

UGA Softball vs. Florida

  • From: April 17, 2015 - April 19, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: UGA Softball
  • Address: 2330 S. Milledge Ave., Athens, GA 30605
  • Venue: UGA Softball
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Come support your UGA softball team as they take on the Florida gators for three days in a row.

UGA Theatre Presents: Much Ado About Nothing

  • From: April 09, 2015 - April 19, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Cellar Theatre
  • Address: 203 Fine Arts Building, Athens, GA 30602-0001
  • Venue: UGA Fine Arts Theatre
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Shakespeare's beloved comedy features romantic hijinks and misunderstandings when soldiers return from war to the women who are charmed by men in uniform-or who, like the wittily disdainful Beatrice,...

Ugapalooza 2015

  • April 18, 2015 - April 18, 2015
  • Location: Morton Theatre
  • Address: 195 W. Washington St., Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: Morton Theatre
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This is the UGA Accidental’s annual spring invitational a cappella concert featuring the Accidentals, Noteworthy, With Someone Else's Money, and a surprise guest. Come out and hear the best in ...

Willy Wonka

  • From: April 16, 2015 - April 19, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Morton Theatre
  • Address: 195 W. Washington St., Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: Morton Theatre
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  The delicious adventures experienced by Charlie Bucket on his visit to Willy Wonka’s mysterious chocolate factory light up the stage in this captivating adaptation of Roald Dahl’...

On-Going Events

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...

Contra Dance

Learn the folk art of Contra Dance with the Athens folk Music and Dance Society. Dances held in the Recreation Hall and feature a caller and live band. Lesson for beginners before each dance.

Exhibit: A Feast of Color - Recent Work by Tom Ventulett

Please join friends in the Visitor Center Gallery as the State Botanical Garden exhibits recent watercolors from artist and internationally recognized architect Tom Ventulett. This exhibit is a must ...

Exhibit: BANG

  • From: February 06, 2015 - June 30, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Hotel Indigo-Athens
  • Address: 500 College Ave., Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: Hotel Indigo-Athens
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BANG, a new installation by Carol John is ready for viewing at the GlassCube, Athens only 24/7 gallery located at Hotel Indigo. Painted in tropical cool colors, large cherry frame panels, a floating ...

Exhibit: Food, Power and Politics: The Story of School Lunch

Through May 15. "Food, Power and Politics: The Story of School Lunch" examines the complicated past of the National School Lunch Program through a display of letters, press releases, photog...


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