COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Tuesday, June 2

3 events

Events

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    8 p.m. $5/person, $15/family. www.uga.edu/botgarden

    Full Moon Hike

    Bring family and friends along to enjoy the mysterious world of nature at night. Includes a two-mile hike through the wooded trails and in the garden.

  • 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

    3 p.m.–dusk. 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.

Wednesday, June 3

2 events

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 Colibri.

  • Five & Ten

    6 p.m. $85. specialevents@fiveandten.com

    WInemaker Dinner

    Sample courses paired with Sauvignon Blancs, Rose of Pinor Noir and Pinot Noir from Fiddlehead Cellars. Owner/winemaker Kathy Joseph will provide the background of each wine.

Thursday, June 4

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.

  • 10 a.m. FREE! www.athensclarkecounty.com/trails

    Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

    (Trail Creek Park, 200 Trail Creek St.) The newly constructed Trail Creek Greenway is a paved, one-mile and multi-use path available for use by pedestrians, bicyclists and any non-motorized modes of transportation.

  • ACC Library

    2–7 p.m. FREE! www.redcrossblood.org

    American Red Cross Blood Drive

    Before donating, eat iron-rich foods and drink plenty of non-caffeinated fluids. donors receive a Chick-fil-a coupon.

Friday, June 5

1 event

Events

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    9–10:30 a.m. $12. 706-542-6138

    Botanical Garden Friends First Friday

    Judy Glenn discusses hummingbirds. Occurs the first Friday of every month. Be sure to reserve your space by the Wednesday before the meeting.

Saturday, June 6

11 events

Events

  • Greater Athens Church of God

    8 a.m.–3 p.m. FREE! 706-549-6883, www.peachstatearchaeologicalsociety.org

    Peach State Archaeological Society Artifact Show

    An exhibition of authentic American Indian artifacts. A raffle includes artifacts and other items of archaeological interest. Display booths available.

  • Athens YWCO

    6:45 a.m. $40. www.ywco.org

    3rd Annual YWCO Kids Tri the Y

    The race includes an indoor pool swim, a bike course and a run on the shaded trails and soccer fields. Followed by a party featuring a DJ, food, silent auction, bouncy house and slide. For ages 6–15.

  • Bishop Park

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

    Athens Farmers Market

    Local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods and crafts. Live music by Chris Padgett (8 a.m.) and Daniel Mack & The Pick'n Coop (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.

  • 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.

  • Oak Brook Corporate Center

    June 6 & 7, 10 a.m.–10 p.m. FREE! hackforathens.org

    Hack for Athens

    Web and software developers, designers, activists and anyone interested is welcome to attend this event as part of The National Day of Civic Hacking.

  • Blind Pig Tavern

    4 p.m. FREE! www.blindpigtavern.com (Baldwin St. location)

    15th Anniversary Party

    Celebrate Blind Pig's third annual 15th Anniversary with liquor snow cones, a kids area and more. Live music by Carla LeFever and the Rays, Cree Mo, Americopia, Midnight Sun and Break Point.

  • The Old Pal

    4–6 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/theoldpalathensga

    Athens Canine Rescue Happy Hour

    Athens Canine Rescue presents a meet-and-greet with adoptable dogs.

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    9–11 a.m. Donations accepted. 706-542-6014

    Beat the Drum

    Dr. Arvin Scott will lead a special tribute dedicated to musician Carl Lindberg. Bring something to sit on and any kind of percussion instrument to play. Donations benefi Nuci's Space.

  • ACC Library

    1–2:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Adult Summer Reading Program Party

    A super-hero themed kickoff event features pizza, snacks, crafts and trivia. Costumes encouraged.

  • ACC Library

    1 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Escape the Ordinary

    Celebrate the start of the Adult Summer Reading Program with crafts, snacks and trivia with Eddie Whitlock. 

Sunday, June 7

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.

  • Oak Brook Corporate Center

    June 6 & 7, 10 a.m.–10 p.m. FREE! hackforathens.org

    Hack for Athens

    Web and software developers, designers, activists and anyone interested is welcome to attend this event as part of The National Day of Civic Hacking.

Monday, June 8

1 event

Events

Tuesday, June 9

3 events

Events

  • Heirloom Cafe and Fresh Market

    6 p.m. 706-354-7901

    2nd Tuesday Tastings

    Sample "The Many Colors of Pinot."

  • 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

    3 p.m.–dusk. 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.

Wednesday, June 10

2 events

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 Scarlet Stitch Unplugged.

  • Town and Gown Players

    6 p.m. $25. www.townandgownplayers.org

    A Wine Tasting in the Garden

    Town & Gown Players hosts a wine tasting featuring five wines paired with light hors d'oeuvres. 

Thursday, June 11

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.

Friday, June 12

1 event

Events

  • June 12, 6–10 p.m. June 13, 12–10 p.m. FREE! 706-338-8042

    Hot Corner Festival

    (Downtown Athens) The annual celebration of local African American culture returns to downtown with a lineup of gospel singing, R&B, jazz, hip hop and other performers. Kids activities, a car and bike show, health fair and plenty of soul food, too.

Saturday, June 13

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.

  • June 12, 6–10 p.m. June 13, 12–10 p.m. FREE! 706-338-8042

    Hot Corner Festival

    (Downtown Athens) The annual celebration of local African American culture returns to downtown with a lineup of gospel singing, R&B, jazz, hip hop and other performers. Kids activities, a car and bike show, health fair and plenty of soul food, too.

  • 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.

  • Multiple Locations

    8 a.m.–4 p.m. $28–42. www.georgiafoodtours.com/farm

    Agro Cycle Tour

    Spend the day exploring organic and certified naturally grown farms in Monroe, GA. Admission includes tastes, tours and a post-ride, farm-sourced meal. Chose between a 21-mile or 38-mile route.

  • 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.

  • Williams Urban Farm

    10 a.m.–1 p.m. FREE! sara@athenslandtrust.org

    Community Farm Day

    Learn something new and feel the sunshine by helping out at your local Urban Farm. 

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

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

    Journey Through The Stars: Bring on the Solstice

    Participants can explore different aspects of astronomy in this planetarium program.

Sunday, June 14

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, June 16

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

    3 p.m.–dusk. 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.

  • ACC Library

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

    The Migrant's Experience

    Mary Bondurant Warren will cover the experiences of those who moved within the U.S. Registration required.

Wednesday, June 17

1 event

Events

Thursday, June 18

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, June 20

3 events

Events

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    10 a.m.–4 p.m. FREE! 706-542-6156, www.uga.edu/botgarden

    The North Georgia Daylily Society Show & Sale

    See over 100 different types of daylilies and shop in a bargain plant sale.

  • 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, June 21

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, June 22

1 event

Events

Tuesday, June 23

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

    3 p.m.–dusk. 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, June 25

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, June 27

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, June 28

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, June 30

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

    3 p.m.–dusk. 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 2

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.