The weekend is right around the corner! Enjoy a little getaway to Athens, Georgia for some exciting events! Bring the family for kid-friendly activities, as well as friends for a fun night out! Whatever it is you're looking for, the Classic City provides for a fantastic weekend!

1. Meet the Author: Liza Wieland Reading & Book Signing
Avid Bookshop will host a free poetry reading and book signing by author Liza Wieland on Friday, July 6 at 6:30 p.m. Wieland has published seven books, as well as having had two short stories and an essay published in The Georgia Review, an internationally circulated University of Georgia literary journal. Come out and enjoy a lovely evening with this award-winning author!

On Saturday, July 7, Athens' singer/songwriter Carla Le Fever, and her pop-groove-rock fusion band, the Rays, will perform a free concert at The Office Lounge at 9 p.m. Enjoy live music in Athens on Saturday with the energetic, smooth sounds of these talented local musicians!

Bring the whole family out for this fantastic summer event, held weekly at Cine on Hancock Avenue in Athens. The Summer Classic Kids Film Series will show the film, Yellow Submarine this weekend, with shows at 2 p.m. on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, July 6-8. Admission is $5, but bring an extra $1 for popcorn and a drink. Enjoy a cool afternoon indoors, watching a great classic movie! 

Be sure to check out our calendar of events at Visit Athens, GA for a complete list of awesome summertime activities this weekend!

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What's your favorite summertime activity in Athens?