Spring festival season has arrived, and hopefully with it spring weather! This Weekend
in Athens features Slingshot Festival and the EcoFocus Film Festival, plus the much-anticipated return of the shopping event of the year, the Junior League's Bargainza.

 

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EcoFocus Film Festival 
March 19-29


The EcoFocus Film Festival informs and inspires audiences about environmental issuesthrough film. In addition to an exciting lineup of films, special events include
an EcoKids event on 3/23 and the Ripple Effect Film Project showcase on 3/29.

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Slingshot Festival 
Through Saturday

Spread over 4 city blocks and dozens of venues, SLINGSHOT spotlights international,
national, and local acts on stage, boundary pushing artworks throughout the urban
environment, and tech talks with leading innovators.

Various locations
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Bargainza 
Friday-Saturday

Bargainza, the The Junior League of Athens' Annual Thrift Sale, offers amazing deals
as far as the eye can see on everything from furniture to children's clothes and
toys, electronics, and much, much more!

Athens Arena
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Firefly Trail riders

Run, Walk, Ride . . . or Watch! 
All weekend!

Tired of being cooped up in the cold rain the first part of the week? Take your
pick of several opportunities to get outside, from a Fun Run at the State Botanical
Garden of Georgia to a Dawg Trot at Stegeman Coliseum to cycling along the Firefly Trail. Or, cheer on UGA Men's Tennis in SEC action!

Various locations
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Rugs of the Caucasus

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
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 For even more ideas, check out our complete Athens events calendar.

 

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