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Special Events

10th Annual Dawg Jog 5K

  • April 19, 2014 - April 19, 2014
  • Location: UGA Campus (Stegeman Coliseum)
  • Address: 100 Smith St., Athens, GA 30602
  • Venue: UGA Basketball
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The Pre-Vet Club at UGA invites you and your canine companion to walk, run, or jog at our 10th annual Dawg Jog 5K, benefiting the G.R.A.C.E. fund! The G.R.A.C.E. (Grace, Rosemary, Athena Canine Emerg...

36th Annual Human Race 5K

  • April 19, 2014 - April 19, 2014
  • Location: Catholic Center at UGA
  • Address: 1344 South Lumpkin Street, Athens, GA 30605
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Come run in this family friendly 5K to benefit the Franciscan Outreach Ministries at the UGA Catholic Center. They'll be great t-shirts, awards, music, door prizes, and food. Register online at Activ...

7th Annual Pedal for Paws

Join the 7th Annual Pedal for Paws benefit ride to support Athens Canine Rescue! The ride will be held on Saturday, April 19th along the historic Watson Mill Bridge Loop and will start at Jittery Jo...

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...

Bubonik Funk

Charlotte, NC's Funk-rock quartet Bubonik Funk will be bringing their contagious brand of music to Athens, GA on Saturday, April 19, 2014 at New Earth Music Hall. In direct support for headliner Dopa...

Classic City Rollergirls vs. Chattanooga Rollergirls

Come out and watch your favorite rollergirls in the first bout of the season: Classic City Rollergirls vs. Chattanooga Rollergirls!

Easter Egg Hunts and Breakfast with the Bunny

  • April 19, 2014 - April 19, 2014
  • Location: various sites, see below
  • Address: 293 Gran Ellen Dr., Athens, GA 30605
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Easter Egg Hunt Young Harris United Methodist Church is hosting an Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April12, 2014, around 10:30 a.m. They will have activities -- carnival games, a cupcake walk, crafts ...

Exhibit: VESPUCCI: INTERIOR / EXTERIOR: Structural Constellations

VESPUCCI: INTERIOR / EXTERIOR: Structural Constellations OPENING RECEPTION: FRIDAY, March 21st, 2014 5:30 - 6:00 pm Member preview / Open to the public 6:00 - 8:00 PM $5 Suggested Donation In conju...

FLUKE Mini-Comics Festival, 13th Annual

  • April 19, 2014 - April 19, 2014
  • Location: 40 Watt Club
  • Address: 285 W. Washington St., Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: 40 Watt Club
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FLUKE is a mini-comic festival that has been organized by Athens-area comic artists, underground publishers and their enthusiasts since 2002. Conceived as a venue for the discussion and exchange of ti...

Gallery@Hotel Indigo-Athens and the GlassCube presents LIVING ROOM

  • From: April 10, 2014 - June 15, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Gallery@Hotel Indigo-Athens
  • Address: 500 College Ave., Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: Gallery@Hotel Indigo-Athens

LIVING ROOM, a group exhibition, features eight artists all considering the home environment from the highly personal and touching to the every-day or mundane. Photography and painting are the primar...

Nature's Trading Post

The Athens-Clarke County Department of Leisure Services will host a Nature's Trading Post on Saturday, April 19, from 11:00 a.m. - noon at the Education and Visitor Center at Sandy Creek Nature Cente...

Spring Awakening

  • From: April 15, 2014 - April 19, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: UGA Fine Arts Theatre
  • Address: 203 Fine Arts Building, Athens, GA 30602-0001
  • Venue: UGA Fine Arts Theatre
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The landmark musical is an electrifying fusion of morality, sexuality, and rock & roll that explores the journey from adolescence to adulthood with poignancy and passion you will never forget. Dir...

Supper Club at home.made from scratch

Supper Club is a private dining experience held in the beautiful converted storefront of the award winning home.made catering in Athens, Georgia. Created by chef Mimi Maumus, each Supper Club menu is...

The Piedmont Gardeners' Garden Tour, 21st Annual

  • April 19, 2014 - April 19, 2014
  • Location: Five Selected Athens Area Gardens
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The Piedmont Gardeners' 21st Annual Garden tour features five inspiring private gardens in the East Athens Area. Admission to the self-guided tour cost $15 if purchased from local businesses and $20 ...

UGA Softball vs. Auburn

  • From: April 18, 2014 - April 20, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: UGA Softball
  • Address: 2330 S. Milledge Ave., Athens, GA 30605
  • Venue: UGA Softball
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  The University of Georgia softball team will have 30 home dates during the 2014 season, their 11th in their beautiful multi-million dollar stadium. The facility holds 1,400 fans with additi...

On-Going Events

AHA! @ ARTini's: Enchantment

AthensHasArt! presents the art exhibit, Enchantment, featuring drawings by Margaret Schreiber, photography by Michelle Norris, and paintings by Cameron Bliss on display through May 17.

Art Interrupted: Advancing American Art and the Politics of Cultural Diplomacy

  • From: January 25, 2014 - April 20, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Georgia Museum of Art
  • Address: 90 Carlton St., Athens, GA 30602
  • Venue: Georgia Museum of Art
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In 1946, amid a “Cold War” conflict that emerged between the United States and the Soviet Union after World War II, the Department of State embarked on an innovative program of cultural d...

ATHICA'S Race for Twilight Trophy Finalist Display

  • From: April 11, 2014 - April 23, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: various downtown businesses, see map at website
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ATHICA, The Twilight Criterium, and Bike Athens teamed up for a creative fundraiser that promotes local art, cycling, RE-cycling, and community involvement. Several local artists signed up to receive...

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: Quilts from Quilting Earth Mama

Stop by Heirloom to enjoy the intricate and inspiring work of Sarah Hubbard, the Quilting Earth Mama. With so much thought and detail behind each one, Sarah's quilts look more like paintings than wha...

Exhibit: Selections in the Decorative Arts

  • From: January 30, 2014 - June 28, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Georgia Museum of Art
  • Address: 90 Carlton St., Athens, GA 30602
  • Venue: Georgia Museum of Art
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This focused exhibition of decorative arts coincides with the seventh biennial Henry D. Green Symposium of the Decorative Arts and will highlight new acquisitions and other objects of importance in fu...

Lyndon House Arts Center Juried Exhibition, 39th Annual

  • From: March 11, 2014 - May 03, 2014 (Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Location: Lyndon House Arts Center
  • Address: 293 Hoyt St., Athens, GA 30601
  • Venue: Lyndon House Arts Center
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  The 39th Juried Exhibition is a professionally oriented art competition featuring artworks in a wide variety of styles, media, and concepts - something for everyone's taste. This profession...

Master of Fine Arts Degree Candidates Exhibition

This is the annual display by graduating MFA candidates at the University of Georgia's Lamar Dodd School of Art. This exhibition is always diverse in media and aesthetics and provides valuable real-w...

Rugs of the Caucasus

  • From: January 30, 2014 - April 27, 2014 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Georgia Museum of Art
  • Address: 90 Carlton St., Athens, GA 30602
  • Venue: Georgia Museum of Art
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In conjunction with the seventh Henry D. Green Symposium of the Decorative Arts, the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will feature the exhibition "Rugs of the Caucasus" Ja...

Terrapin Brewery Tours

  • Starting: December 04, 2013 (Every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Location: Terrapin Brewery
  • Address: 265 Newton Bridge Rd., Athens, GA 30607
  • Venue: Terrapin Brewery
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Terrapin Beer Co. is open to the public for tastings every Wednesday through Saturday from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. No reservations needed! During the two-hour Terrapin Tour guests will enjoy Athens' fr...

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