COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Tuesday, July 7

3 events

Events

  • ACC Council on Aging

    11 a.m.–2 p.m. www.accaging.org

    Produce Stand

    This mobile produce stand sells fresh, sustainable and locally-grown fruits and vegetables sourced from the community gardens at ACCA and UGArden. EBT cards accepted.

  • West Broad Market Garden

    4–7 p.m. 706-613-0122, www.athenslandtrust.org

    Tuesday Produce Stand

    Shop for fresh produce straight out of the community-based urban garden. Offers double dollars for EBT shoppers. Held every Tuesday.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    7 p.m. FREE! www.hendershotscoffee.com

    Tunes & Thoughts

    In light of the recent South Carolina shooting, Lemuel LaRoche aka Life the Griot and Bertis Downs host an evening of music performances and a discussion on race in America.

Wednesday, July 8

1 event

Events

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    4–7 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    Athens Farmers Market

    Local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods, crafts and live music by Ben Shirley.

Thursday, July 9

4 events

Events

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    8 a.m. FREE! www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Nature Ramblers

    Learn more about the flora and fauna of the garden while enjoying fresh air and inspirational readings. Ramblers are encouraged to bring their own nature writings or favorite poems and essays to share with the group.

  • The Foundry

    7 p.m. $7. www.rabbitbox.org

    Rabbit Box: "For Art's Sake"

    Local storytellers share stories to celebrate 40 years of the Lyndon House Arts Center. This month's storytellers include Didi Dunphy, Lauren Fancher, Morgan Middleton, Elsa Durusau, Dantae Robertson, Phil Elie, Greg Benson and Michael Lachowski. See Calendar Pick on p. 14.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    5:30–7:30 p.m. $12. www.facebook.com/groups/YPNAthens

    Young Professionals Network

    Meet and mingle with other young professionals, take a tour of the brewery and participate in a corn hole tournament.

  • Heirloom Cafe and Fresh Market

    6 p.m. $18. www.heirloomathens.com

    Community Tea Social

    The World Tea Society hosts a social. Dress up as much as you'd like; the best dressed person will win a prize.

Saturday, July 11

7 events

Events

  • 12–2 p.m. FREE! reallyreallyfreemarketathens@gmail.com

    Really Really Free Market

    (Reese & Pope Park) Bring what you can; take what you need. No bartering, trading or paying. Second Saturday of every month.

  • Bishop Park

    8 a.m.–12 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    Athens Farmers Market

    Local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods and crafts. Live music by Andrew Payne (8 a.m.) and TRIO (10 a.m.).

  • Oconee County Courthouse

    8 a.m.–1 p.m. www.oconeefarmersmarket.org

    Oconee Farmers Market

    (Watkinsville) Locally grown produce, meats, grains, flowers, soaps, birdhouses, gourds and more.

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    10 a.m. $7–$10 per family. 706-613-3615, www.athensclarkecounty.com/sandycreeknaturecenter

    Journey Through the Stars

    Attendees will discover "Lonely Stars, Planets and Spacecraft."

  • Kumquat Mae Bakery Café

    5 p.m. www.kumquatbakery.com

    Wheels & Wings Bike Night

    Held the second Saturday of every month. Live music by Kinky Waikiki.

  • West Broad Market Garden

    10 a.m.–2 p.m. www.athenslandtrust.org

    West Broad Farmers Market

    Featuring fresh produce, honey, crafts, soaps, baked goods, cooking demos, children's activities and live music. Every Saturday.

  • ACC Tennis Center

    3–5 p.m. FREE! www.athensclarkecounty.com/parkmonth

    Wimbledon at the ACC Tennis Center

    In celebration of National Park and Recreation Month, the center hosts a special event with strawberries and ice cream, music, refreshments, open courts for play and more. Wear your Wimbledon white. 

Sunday, July 12

3 events

Events

  • The Classic Center

    11 a.m.–4 p.m. FREE! www.classiccenter.com

    Sunday Center Market

    Find artists, farmers, crafters, food trucks, live music, kid's activities and more in the Classic Center's new 440 Foundry Pavillion.

  • Graduate Athens

    2–5 p.m. $10–12. www.graduateathens.com

    Bridal Show

    Mingle with premiere wedding vendors and industry experts, sample an assortment of fare from Graduate Athens' award-winning culinary team, and find a backdrop for the big day.

  • Heirloom Cafe and Fresh Market

    7 p.m. $75, $18 (additional wine pairings). 706-354-7901, www.heirloomathens.com

    CSA Dinner

    Collective Harvest (Front Field Farm, Full Moon Copperative and Diamond Hill Farm) and Community Meat Co. (Little Flock, Anderson Farms and Wagon Wheel Ranch) present hors d'oeuvres, cocktails and an elegant four-course meal. Profits benefit The Collective Harvest Fresh Food Fund. Reservations required.

Monday, July 13

2 events

Events

Tuesday, July 14

4 events

Events

  • Heirloom Cafe and Fresh Market

    6 p.m. 706-354-7901

    2nd Tuesday Tastings

    Sample the many incarnations of Sauvignon Blanc.

  • ACC Council on Aging

    11 a.m.–2 p.m. www.accaging.org

    Produce Stand

    This mobile produce stand sells fresh, sustainable and locally-grown fruits and vegetables sourced from the community gardens at ACCA and UGArden. EBT cards accepted.

  • West Broad Market Garden

    4–7 p.m. 706-613-0122, www.athenslandtrust.org

    Tuesday Produce Stand

    Shop for fresh produce straight out of the community-based urban garden. Offers double dollars for EBT shoppers. Held every Tuesday.

  • Ciné Barcafé

    6:30 p.m. $20. www.athenscine.com

    A Taste of the Rhone Valley

    Celebrate Bastille Day with a special tasting featuring wines of the French Rhone Valley with specialist Phillip Stice of Specialty Wines Distributors.

Wednesday, July 15

1 event

Events

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    4–7 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    Athens Farmers Market

    Local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods, crafts and live music from Red Oak Southern String Band.

Thursday, July 16

3 events

Events

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    8 a.m. FREE! www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Nature Ramblers

    Learn more about the flora and fauna of the garden while enjoying fresh air and inspirational readings. Ramblers are encouraged to bring their own nature writings or favorite poems and essays to share with the group.

  • 7:30 a.m. FREE! www.hopeforthewarriors.org/roadrally2015

    Rally North America

    (Washington St. between N. Lumpkin St. and Pulaski St.) Eighty cars from 31 states and three provinces of Canada will line up for a three-day, 1800-mile automotive scavenger hunt. The hunt raises funds for Hope for the Warriors.

  • Broad 9A

    1:30–4 p.m. $25. josh@thebroadcollective.com, www.broad.9a.com

    Head Shots for Your Business or Band

    Hillary Leah Photography will offer press and publicity photos for small businesses and creative types. Appointments last 15 minutes and provide three fully-edited head shots after the photo shoot.

Saturday, July 18

4 events

Events

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    4:30–7:30 p.m. $20 (adv.), $24. www.athensnursesclinic.org

    6th Annual Tomatoes at Terrapin

    Sandwiches made with locally-grown tomatoes and Terrapin beer are available. Live music by String  Theory. Proceeds benefit the Athens Nurses Clinic.

  • Oconee County Courthouse

    8 a.m.–1 p.m. www.oconeefarmersmarket.org

    Oconee Farmers Market

    (Watkinsville) Locally grown produce, meats, grains, flowers, soaps, birdhouses, gourds and more.

  • West Broad Market Garden

    10 a.m.–2 p.m. www.athenslandtrust.org

    West Broad Farmers Market

    Featuring fresh produce, honey, crafts, soaps, baked goods, cooking demos, children's activities and live music. Every Saturday.

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    10 a.m.–12 p.m. FREE! www.athensclarkecounty.com/parkmonth

    Lifestyles of Fish

    Go fishing in Claypit Pond, see fish in the streams and rivers, and try a bit of caviar on International Caviar Day.

Sunday, July 19

2 events

Events

  • The Classic Center

    11 a.m.–4 p.m. FREE! www.classiccenter.com

    Sunday Center Market

    Find artists, farmers, crafters, food trucks, live music, kid's activities and more in the Classic Center's new 440 Foundry Pavillion.

  • 11 a.m.–5 p.m. FREE! indiesouthfair@gmail.com

    Indie South Fair Pop-Up

    (Broad 9A, 160 Tracy St.) Indie South Fair and The Broad Collective host an indoor pop-up market featuring over 20 artists from the Athens area, a DJ and a jump house for kids.

Tuesday, July 21

2 events

Events

  • ACC Council on Aging

    11 a.m.–2 p.m. www.accaging.org

    Produce Stand

    This mobile produce stand sells fresh, sustainable and locally-grown fruits and vegetables sourced from the community gardens at ACCA and UGArden. EBT cards accepted.

  • West Broad Market Garden

    4–7 p.m. 706-613-0122, www.athenslandtrust.org

    Tuesday Produce Stand

    Shop for fresh produce straight out of the community-based urban garden. Offers double dollars for EBT shoppers. Held every Tuesday.

Thursday, July 23

2 events

Events

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    8 a.m. FREE! www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Nature Ramblers

    Learn more about the flora and fauna of the garden while enjoying fresh air and inspirational readings. Ramblers are encouraged to bring their own nature writings or favorite poems and essays to share with the group.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    6 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Escape the Ordinary Dinner

    Fitness guru Ashley Burton will share healthy dinner tips and yummy recipes. 

Saturday, July 25

3 events

Events

  • Oconee County Courthouse

    8 a.m.–1 p.m. www.oconeefarmersmarket.org

    Oconee Farmers Market

    (Watkinsville) Locally grown produce, meats, grains, flowers, soaps, birdhouses, gourds and more.

  • West Broad Market Garden

    10 a.m.–2 p.m. www.athenslandtrust.org

    West Broad Farmers Market

    Featuring fresh produce, honey, crafts, soaps, baked goods, cooking demos, children's activities and live music. Every Saturday.

  • West Broad Market Garden

    10 a.m.–2 p.m. FREE! www.athenslandtrust.org

    Back to School Block Party & Market

    The West Broad Farmers Market & Garden hosts games, performances, food and prizes.

Sunday, July 26

1 event

Events

  • The Classic Center

    11 a.m.–4 p.m. FREE! www.classiccenter.com

    Sunday Center Market

    Find artists, farmers, crafters, food trucks, live music, kid's activities and more in the Classic Center's new 440 Foundry Pavillion.

Monday, July 27

1 event

Events

Tuesday, July 28

2 events

Events

  • ACC Council on Aging

    11 a.m.–2 p.m. www.accaging.org

    Produce Stand

    This mobile produce stand sells fresh, sustainable and locally-grown fruits and vegetables sourced from the community gardens at ACCA and UGArden. EBT cards accepted.

  • West Broad Market Garden

    4–7 p.m. 706-613-0122, www.athenslandtrust.org

    Tuesday Produce Stand

    Shop for fresh produce straight out of the community-based urban garden. Offers double dollars for EBT shoppers. Held every Tuesday.

Thursday, July 30

1 event

Events

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    8 a.m. FREE! www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Nature Ramblers

    Learn more about the flora and fauna of the garden while enjoying fresh air and inspirational readings. Ramblers are encouraged to bring their own nature writings or favorite poems and essays to share with the group.

Saturday, August 1

2 events

Events

  • Oconee County Courthouse

    8 a.m.–1 p.m. www.oconeefarmersmarket.org

    Oconee Farmers Market

    (Watkinsville) Locally grown produce, meats, grains, flowers, soaps, birdhouses, gourds and more.

  • West Broad Market Garden

    10 a.m.–2 p.m. www.athenslandtrust.org

    West Broad Farmers Market

    Featuring fresh produce, honey, crafts, soaps, baked goods, cooking demos, children's activities and live music. Every Saturday.

Sunday, August 2

1 event

Events

  • The Classic Center

    11 a.m.–4 p.m. FREE! www.classiccenter.com

    Sunday Center Market

    Find artists, farmers, crafters, food trucks, live music, kid's activities and more in the Classic Center's new 440 Foundry Pavillion.

Tuesday, August 4

2 events

Events

  • ACC Council on Aging

    11 a.m.–2 p.m. www.accaging.org

    Produce Stand

    This mobile produce stand sells fresh, sustainable and locally-grown fruits and vegetables sourced from the community gardens at ACCA and UGArden. EBT cards accepted.

  • West Broad Market Garden

    4–7 p.m. 706-613-0122, www.athenslandtrust.org

    Tuesday Produce Stand

    Shop for fresh produce straight out of the community-based urban garden. Offers double dollars for EBT shoppers. Held every Tuesday.

Thursday, August 6

1 event

Events

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    8 a.m. FREE! www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Nature Ramblers

    Learn more about the flora and fauna of the garden while enjoying fresh air and inspirational readings. Ramblers are encouraged to bring their own nature writings or favorite poems and essays to share with the group.