It's another great weekend to be in Athens! The family is sure to enjoy an evening
hike at Owl Prowl, or take in the SEC Swimming & Diving Championships. Celebrate
African-American History Month with an enlightening tour with guide Rosa Thurmond.
For even more ideas, check out our complete Athens events calendar.
Friday, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Participants will learn about these feathered nocturnal animals and search for owls
that inhabit the woods during an evening hike. This is a great activity for the entire
family! Pre-registration is required.
Sandy Creek Nature Center
African-American History Tour
Saturday, 2 p.m.
Celebrate Black History Month with a Classic City Tour featuring tour guide, Rosa Thurmond, a native Athenian with enlightening and inspirational stories to share.
The bus tour will step off to visit important sites including the H.T. Edwards School Complex and Morton Theatre. Other highlights include First A.M.E. Church, New Town,
and the Sculpture Yard of artist Harold Rittenberry.
Departs from Athens Welcome Center
SEC Swimming and Diving Championships
UGA and Athens host the SEC's best swimmers and divers at the 2014 SEC Swimming and Diving Championships at Gabrielsen Natatorium. Come check out the action!
Athens Home and Garden Show
Saturday - Sunday
The Athens Home and Garden Show is presented by Manor Holdings. Visit the vendors
to find out about home improvement, new construction, and their FIRST ever White
Room Challenge sponsored by Chastain & Associates Insurance.
The Classic Center