Welcome, 2014! Athens' first weekend of the year features a variety of family activities,
plus UGA sports action and great opportunities to sample our local brewery and arts
& music scenes!
Family Programs at Sandy Creek Nature Center
Friday 3 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. - 12 noon
Several exciting family activities are planned at Sandy Creek Nature center this weekend. The Journey Through the Stars Family Planetarium Program takes place on Friday. Saturday's events include a Naturalists' Walk at 10 a.m., followed by Nature's Trading Post, where participants can trade objects they've found for items in the Center's collection.
Jonathan Byrd in Concert
Friday 7 p.m.
Jonathan Byrd returns to Hendershots with Adam Klein opening. Rich Warren of the
Chicago Tribune calls Byrd "one of the 50 most significant songwriters of the past
50 years." Come check out the tunes!
UGA Women's Basketball vs. Tennessee
The #19 Georgia Women's Basketball takes on #5 Tennessee. Be among the first 1,000
to arrive and receive a Beat Tennessee T-shirt, plus free souvenir cups & drinks
from the Georgia Museum of Art! The first 500 kids receive a free pencil pouch.
- The Georgia Museum of Art hosts several exhibitions of note and is open every day except Monday for viewing, free of charge.
- Live @ the Library welcomes back the Solstice Sisters, Sunday 3 p.m.
- Terrapin Brewery Tours are held every Wednesday - Saturday from 5:30 -7:30 p.m.