It's a great weekend for a film festival, family outings, art exhibits, and UGA
Sports action. Have you heard of the connection between St. Patrick's Day and snakes? Find out at Bear Hollow! Catch some amazing films at the Athens Jewish Film Festival, and on filed action on the UGA campus.For even more ideas, check out our complete Athens events calendar.
St. Patrick's Day Snake Celebration
Saturday, 2 - 5 p.m.
St. Patrick supposedly drove all the snakes from Ireland, so Bear Hollow staff will
talk about all things "snake" at this celebration. Participants learn facts about
snake species, dispel a few myths, and encounter live snakes, too. Don't forget
to wear green.
Memorial Park, Bear Hollow Zoo
Athens Jewish Film Festival
Sunday Gala Opening, festival continues through Wednesday
The Athens Jewish Film Festival brings quality Jewish films to Athens with the mission
of discussing and celebrating films of Jewish interest, and encouraging emerging
UGA Sports Action
Which UGA students are still in town? Spring athletes! It's a great opportunity
to watch Baseball and Softball vs. Mississippi State all weekend, plus Women's
Tennis vs. South Carolina on Friday and Florida on Sunday.
At the Georgia Museum of Art
Stop by the Georgia Museum of Art for gallery after gallery of amazing exhibits
including "Rugs of the Caucusus," photography of Georgia from John Greenman and
of Peru from Fernando La Rosa, as well as film, video, decorative arts, and "Art
Interrupted: Advancing American Art and the Politics of Cultural Diplomacy."
Georgia Museum of Art