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July 4th Festivities in Athens, Georgia

Monday, June 25, 2018 9:00 AM by Arden Baila

Who's up for a July 4th getaway? Look no further than Athens, Georgia, for a weekend full of Fourth of July festivities, including endless music, food, festival entertainment, and of course, fireworks shows in Downtown Athens and at Southern Brewing Company!  

Athens is a renowned music destination, and summer is one of the best times of the year to experience the Athens scene. The vibe is a bit more laid back, and some of the largest annual music festivals

When vibrant flowers and trees and plants start to wake from their winter nap, the gardens of Athens become bright in full bloom. Did you know? Athens is the home of America's First Garden Club, the Ladies Garden Club of Athens. Let's trace the history and look forward to flower-filled events! Athens is a wonderful place to visit to explore a number of gardens, including the official botanical garden of Georgia. 

We can't think of a more exciting fall getaway destination than Athens, GA! Contrary to popular belief, fall in Athens extends far beyond football.

Athens' Own: Timi Conley

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 9:30 AM by Anna Beth Shirkey

Next in our series of profiles of Athenians who contribute to our town's creative energy:

Timi Conley is one of Athens' favorite musical talents, as well as visual artist and "Master of Ceremonies" for Athens' annual Halloween blowout, the Wild Rumpus. Famous for his incredible guitar skills and harmonious vocals, Timi is guaranteed to rock the stage and share his highly-contagious energy with any crowd.