Celebrate a summer July weekend in Athens with a Bulldog Grand Slam Swim Meet, Disney Junior Live On Tour, outdoor paddle and hiking adventures, Avid Bookshop meet and greet, and a 15 mile bicycle food tour with Georgia Food Tours! There is plenty to do in Athens this weekends with friends and family. For more event information, visit our Athens events calendar



Bulldog Grand Slam Swim Meet 
Through Sunday

The biggest names in swimming will be in Athens for the Bulldog Grand Slam swim meet July 10-13. Michael Phelps and the North Baltimore Crew are expected to compete in the Bulldog Grand Slam in preparation for USA Swimming's National Championships. SwimMAC star Ryan Lochte is also entered in the meet.

UGA Natatorium, All Day
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Disney Junior Live On Tour! Pirate & Princess Adventure 
Sunday 1 p.m.

Feld Entertainment, Inc., is bringing top performing cable TV series for preschoolers to the stage in Disney Junior Live On Tour! Pirate & Princess Adventure. Featuring characters from the smash hits Sofia the First and Jake and the Never Land Pirates, the tour will perform at The Classic Center Theatre.

Classic Center Theatre
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Friday Night Paddle at Sandy Creek Park 
Friday 8:30 - 10:30 p.m.

The community is invited to experience the moon on Lake Chapman and paddle around the lake during this evening program. Participants can use one of the park's canoes
or kayaks, or bring their own.

Sandy Creek Park
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Full Moon Hike
Saturday 8:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Bring family and friends of all ages along to enjoy the mysterious world of nature at night!

State Botanical Garden of Georgia
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Meet Local Authors Deirdre deLaughter, Bill Hale, Bobby Nash, Amber Roessner & Robert Vasvary 
Saturday 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Avid Bookshop presents four local authors in one fantastic event on Saturday, July 12, 2014, from 6:30pm - 7:30pm. Come meet Deirdre deLaughter, Bill Hale, Bobby Nash, Amber Roessner & Robert Vasvary. There is no admission charge.

Avid Bookshop
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Summer Agro Cycle Tour by Georgia Food Tours 
Sunday 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Winterville, GA is the star of this Summer's Agro Cycle Tour! A 15 mile farm tour via bicycle, Georgia Food Tours brings you an easy-for-the-whole-family kind of tour! This tour is BYOB (Bring Your Own Bike).

Georgia Food Tours
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