On Sunday, ATHICA's spring exhibition, Deluge, comes to a close. Deluge is a study in how humanity reacts to the impacts of environmental forces beyond our control. A thought-provoking exhibit of paintings, photography, conceptual embroideries and a large sculptural installation, it consequently addresses global warming and land use issues. The final day will close with a Panel Discussion with visiting and local artists, Discussion of natural extremes and manmade mistakes, a Rain Barrel Making Demo, followed by a Porch BBQ. Visit here for more info. On Monday, come celebrate Memorial Day at Memorial Park from noon to 3 p.m.! Park activities for the day include concessions, inflatables, face painting, music and more. It's a great opportunity to have some holiday fun with the whole family for free! The Memorial Park pool will be open Memorial Day weekend from 1-5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, and admission to the pool is $1 per person. Click here for more info.
Other Events going on this weekend:
- Tonight (Friday), come jam out with Highballs at the Melting Point ($8 advance, $10 at door; 8:30 p.m.).
- Athens Creative Theater will be performing the comedy Honest Pleasure at 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday ($12.50 advance, $15 at door).
- Saturday, come get some local food at the Farmers Market at Bishop Park! There will be live music by George Boggs and Lera Lynn.
- Come supports the Classic City Rollergirls by going to their Percentage Night at Alibi on Saturday the 29th at 9 p.m.
All in all, its going to be a great Memorial Day weekend in Athens. So bring you family and friends with you to one of these great events, and make a comment on this post to let us know how it went!