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Fall Art in Athens

There's never a badtime to immerse yourself in the art and talents of Athens, a place many creative people call home. Lucky for us some of Athens' own creatives and other visiting artists' work is on display this fall! …

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A Day in Athens for Less Than $50

Looking for a low-budget weekend getaway? If you're in Atlanta, come to Athens, GA for a one-tank trip that will save you gas money, and give you plenty of fun things to do on a budget. Summer is the perfect season to visit Athens because with University of Georgia students away between semesters…

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The rich LGBTQ+ history of Athens, GA

Over the years, Athens has become a radiant hub for the LGBTQ+ population and allies alike. From engaging “Queer Trivia” nights at Athentic Brewing Company to fantastic drag performances by the Athens Showgirl Cabaret, a sense of pride can always be seen coursing through the population…

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Chill Out at the Georgia Museum of Art

As summer draws to a close, the Georgia weather is still keeping the temperatures up. The Georgia Museum of Art has to maintain temperature and humidity levels within tight guidelines to protect and preserve the art. That means that when it’s hot and humid out, you can find the opposite conditions…

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Holiday Markets in Athens, Georgia

We always look forward to Holiday Markets in Athens, Georgia, and never more so than this year. Don't worry about your Christmas gifts or gifts forHanukkah or Kwanzaa or other winter holidays being stuck on a slow boat from China, literally! Local Athens holiday markets are the perfect opportunity to find truly personal gift ideas. After all, you'll find many of Athens' talented artists all in one place! …

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Athens' Own: Rebecca Wood

Just down the hill from downtown Athens is Rebecca Wood's secret garden: one of America's largest pottery studios, creating ceramics with delicate painted patterns and colors that are her unique creations. The story of how this painter and naturalist came to transform ceramics into everyday beauty for the table and home is one that could happen "only in Athens."…

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Virtual and Outdoor Athens Experiences

Are you missing Athens right now? Athens sure misses you! We've put together some ideas of things to do in Athens, as well as some Athens virtual experiences while we are social distancing. Just because you can't be in Athens right now doesn't mean you can't pretend! We've got livestreamed concerts and virtual attractions, events and activities designed to keep Athens in your heart while we are apart. Browse below for our list of things to do in Athens while social distancing…

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Hidden Gems: The Murals of Athens, Georgia

As a city that'sknown for its great music, art and food scenes, Athens is a place where creativity lives on every corner. Artwork can be found at almost every turn, each unique piece adding more flair and originality to the Classic City. Whether it's a beautifully painted fire hydrant, a creative bus stop, sculpture or statue, these unique, not-so-secret masterpieces can often be found in the most unexpected of places! So, the next time you are looking for something to do outdoors in Athens, venture out to discover the many murals splayed throughout Athens, each with its own remarkable story and design. …

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Spots to Fall in Love in Athens, Georgia

Looking for the perfect place to take your significant other on a romantic date? Whether a first date, a steadily-blossoming romance or you're a happily married couple, there's always a variety of fun, romantic and exciting date options to choose from in Athens, Georgia! The First Date First dates…

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