St. Patrick's Day weekend is upon us, and if you're lucky enough to be in Athens, GA, you're lucky enough. With marvelous art exhibits, a puppy costume contest and the annual Athens Jewish Film Festival, this is one weekend you won't want to miss!

Unleash your inner artist this weekend as you explore the expansive galleries at the Georgia Museum of Art! With more than 9,000 works of art and a variety of traveling exhibits, there's something for everyone right here at the modern facility. See the beauty for yourself on Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. Can't make it this weekend? No worries! The Museum is open during the week as well. Be sure to visit the GMOA website for full gallery hours.

Terrapin Brewery is helping raise money for the Recycla-Bull Terrier Rescue Shelter! Your puppies will love it as they are offering Canine Good Citizen testing, an Easter Egg Hunt, a doggie costume contest and more! Pint glasses will start at $10 and donations are encouraged. We hope to see you and your furry friends there!

The Athens Jewish Film Festival is proud to present quality Jewish films to the community while facilitating in-depth cultural discussions. This year's festival will kick off Saturday night at 7 p.m. with a Gala at the Georgia Museum of Art followed by four days of unique films presented at Cine in downtown Athens.

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