Athens Spotlight



Submit a EventCheck out all the music, festivals and more in Athens, Georgia.  Events are subject to change. Please contact the sponsoring organization to verify dates, times and costs.




Showing 1-25 of 43
<< < > >>
Click to Show Map

Special Events

17th Annual Greek Festival

  • October 25, 2014 - October 25, 2014
  • Location: St. Philothea Greek Orthodox Church
  • Address: 3761 Mars Hill Road, Watkinsville, GA 30677
  • Visit Website

One day only!!! Greek food, music, dancing and Church tours!!! For more info go to

Athens Corn Maze

  • From: September 19, 2014 - November 02, 2014 (Every Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Location: Athens Corn Maze
  • Address: 1035 Cleveland Road, Bogart, GA 30622
  • Visit Website

Halloween is almost here! Come visit the Athens Corn Maze! Activities:  Corn Maze Patterned after The Buford Corn Maze, families will enjoy time together walking around our five acre corn maze...

Athens Heritage Walks: Gospel Pilgrim Cemetery National Register District

Athens Heritage Walks is a series of guided walking (mostly) tours highlighting Athens history and historic architecture. Tour guides are local volunteers with a love for Athens and a special place i...

Brooklyn Brewery Presents: Faster Circuits with Shade

  • October 25, 2014 - October 25, 2014
  • Location: The Green Room
  • Address: 175 N Lumpkin St., Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: The Green Room
  • Visit Website

Join friends at the Green Room to support Athens natives, Faster Circuits, a psych-pop group!

Canopy Studio's Repertory Company presents: High Stakes, a Theatre of Vampires

  • From: October 24, 2014 - October 26, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Canopy Studio
  • Address: 160 Tracy St., Suite 6, Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: Canopy Studio
  • Visit Website

With Halloween falling on a Friday this year, Canopy Studio has seized this rare opportunity to present a show that celebrates the season, one week before All Hallow's Eve. "High Stakes"...

DanceATHENS 2014

  • From: October 24, 2014 - October 25, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Morton Theatre
  • Address: 195 W. Washington St., Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: Morton Theatre
  • Visit Website

Dancefx, Inc. presents DanceATHENS 2014 on  Friday, October 24- Saturday, October 25, 2014. Join friends for their annual DanceATHENS Dance Concert, hosted by Dancefx Athens and featuring perf...

Friends 'n Family Fall Festivus

Join friends and family at Creature Comforts Brewing Company in downtown Athens for their Friends 'n Family Fall Festivus! They'll be outdoor games, kids pumpkin painting, and face painting!

Haunted Georgia

From Sherman's notorious march to Confederate General James Longstreet's continued inhabitance of his postwar home, Georgia is haunted by many of those who fought in America's deadliest war. Join ...

JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes

Create a Team or just show your support! The JDRF Walk is an impactful way to raise money for critically needed type 1 diabetes (T1D) research and show your support for the millions of people affecte...

Piedmont College Hustle for Hunger 5k

The Piedmont College Hustle for Hunger 5K Run/Walk will benefit the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia, which serves a 14-county area providing much needed food for the ill, impoverished, elderly and chi...

Red Cross Fright Flight Trail Run

  • October 25, 2014 - October 25, 2014
  • Location: UGA Intramural Fields
  • Address: 405 College Station Rd, Athens, GA 30602
  • Visit Website

Come out and support the American Red Cross of East Georgia by participating in the Red Cross Fright Flight 5K Trail Run. The race is a cross country style format. Awards: Top 3 Male and Top 3 Fem...

Salamander and Stream Ecology Ramble

Join husband and wife herpetology team, Matt Elliott and Stacy Smith, for a ramble along and in the streams and wet areas of the Botanical Garden. You'll learn about what salamanders are found aroun...

Saturday Morning Club: UGA Wind Symphony

The Performing Arts Center will kick off the 2014-2015 Saturday Morning Club on October 25 at 10:00 a.m. with a performance by the UGA Wind Symphony under the direction of Jaclyn Hartenberger. Launc...

Summer Classic Comedy Series, Week 1

  • From: July 10, 2014 - July 13, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Ciné
  • Address: 234 W. Hancock Ave., Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: Ciné
  • Visit Website

Summer Classic Comedy Series   -- Trouble in Paradise [ 7/10-13 ] -- LATE SHOW: Monty Python & The Holy Grail  [ 7/11-12 ] -- MATINEES: Looney Tunes Classic Cartoons [ 7/12-13 ] ...

The Legends of Oglethorpe

  • From: October 25, 2014 - October 26, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Goodness Grows Nursery and Historic Lexington, GA
  • Address: 332 Elberton Road, Lexington, G 30648
  • Visit Website

The Legends of Oglethorpe is a living history weekend with "in character" actors bringing to life individuals who have been a part of Oglethorpe County's rich history. There will be tours a...

The Lickskillet Artist Market

The Lickskillet Artists Market & Festival is in its fifth year and features a variety of indoor/outdoor activities for all ages including an artist market with eclectic artist wares for sale, art...

Turquoise Jeep & Yip Deceiver

  • October 25, 2014 - October 25, 2014
  • Location: New Earth Athens
  • Address: 227 W. Dougherty St., Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: New Earth Athens
  • Visit Website

Come to the New Earth Music Hall to enjoy music by Turquoise Jeep and Yip Deceiver!

Walk for Paws Fundraiser

  • October 25, 2014 - October 25, 2014
  • Location: Clark Central High School
  • Address: 350 S. Milledge Ave, Athens, GA 30606

This is a 5K walk around Five Points starting and ending at Clarke Central High School. Walk alone or bring your four-legged friends on a leash. Proceeds go to Athens Area Humane Society. Event spon...

Yonder Mountain String Band with The Larry Keel Experience

  • October 25, 2014 - October 25, 2014
  • Location: Georgia Theatre
  • Address: 215 N. Lumpkin St., Athens, GA 30606
  • Venue: Georgia Theatre
  • Visit Website

Bluegrass is a music steeped in tradition, but over the past decade and a half -- much of it spent on the road -- Yonder Mountain String Band has spearheaded a renegade movement to rewrite the defini...

Your Handsome Captain

  • From: October 24, 2014 - October 26, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Town and Gown Players
  • Address: Athens Community Theatre, Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: Town and Gown Players
  • Visit Website

The Town & Gown Second Stage will present Your Handsome Captain, a play by award winning Caribbean author Simone Swartz-Bart directed by Freda Scott Giles, on Friday, October 24, Saturday, Octobe...

Zombie Farms Halloween Trail

  • From: October 03, 2014 - November 01, 2014 (Every Friday, Saturday)
  • Location: Zombie Farms
  • Address: 568 Smithonia Rd., Winterville, GA 30683
  • Visit Website

Looking for something different this October? Come visit the new location of Zombie Farms where you can be a zombie and find a place to call home in a world full of brain bashing humans.The zombie ap...

On-Going Events

Art Exhibit: Carol and Hugh Nourse "Wild Flowers, Wild Places"

Carol and Hugh Nourse are free-lance photographers specializing in plants and their habitats in Georgia and the Southeastern United States. Having been volunteer photographers at the State Botanica...

ARTifacts Rock Athens: Relics from the Athens Music Scene, 1975-1985

Art Rocks Athens has teamed up with the Brown Media Archives & Peabody Awards Collection at the UGA Special Collections Library to present ARTifacts Rock Athens, May 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014...

Athens Celebrates Elephant Six: A city-wide series of exhibitions and events

  • From: August 06, 2014 - November 27, 2014 (Recurring daily)

  Visitors to Athens have a lot to look forward to when many of our most beloved cultural venues coordinate to celebrate the impact of the Athens-based Elephant Six collective on our creative c...

Athens Clarke County Family Halloween Festivities

  • From: October 01, 2014 - October 31, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Various Locations
  • Visit Website

Carnivals, festivals, pumpkin carvings, hikes and so much more are going on all month long in Athens-Clarke County. Parents, bring your little ones out to Boo at the Zoo, Dr. Frankensteins Trunk or Tr...

Showing 1-25 of 43
<< < > >>