COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Monday, June 26

2 events

Events

  • ACC Library

    2–6 p.m. FREE! 706-510-8342

    HIV Testing

    Get free, anonymous testing. No appointment necessary.

  • Southern Brewing Company

    5–8 p.m. FREE! www.sobrewco.com

    Industry Night

    People who work in the alcohol service industry can receive a free tour and beer samples. Bring proof of work like a pay stub or pouring permit.

Tuesday, June 27

1 event

Events

  • J. Phil Campbell Agricultural Research Station

    9:30 a.m.–1p.m. bpowell@uga.edu

    J. Phil Campbell Corn Boil

    Feast on corn grown on the property and take a van tour of the 1,055-acre farm.

Wednesday, June 28

3 events

Events

  • The Classic Center

    12 p.m. FREE! www.hyattplaceathens.com

    Job Fair

    Job seekers of all experience levels can meet with representatives of Hyatt Place Athens. Resumes are encouraged.

  • 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. June 26 features String Theory.

  • Ciné Barcafé

    4 p.m. $25. www.athenscine.com

    Yoga & a Movie

    Phelan and Annie lead a session of Headphones Yoga and screen a matinee movie. BYO Mat. Proceeds benefit the Buy Ciné campaign. 

Thursday, June 29

1 event

Events

  • Durham Horticulture Farm

    6–8 p.m. FREE! gboyhan@uga.edu

    Sixth Annual Organic Farm Twilight Tour

    Stroll around UGA's 90 acre organic research and horticulture farm. Agriculture experts will discuss current research with small to medium vegetable farmers.

Friday, June 30

2 events

Events

  • Southern Brewing Company

    4:30–9 p.m. $12. www.sobrewco.com

    Extra Special People Percentage Night

    Enjoy brewery tours and beer samples for a good cause.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    4:30–7:30 p.m. www.terrapinbeer.com

    Power Jam Beer Slam

    Live music from Mister Tie Dye, food from FIVE Bar and Your Pie, roller girl games, yard games, a craft sale and more.

Saturday, July 1

8 events

Events

  • Downtown Athens

    5–10 p.m. FREE! www.athensclarkecounty.com/leisure

    Star Spangled Classic

    Athens' annual Independence Day celebration includes live music, children's activities, food trucks and fireworks. See Calendar Pick on p. 11.

  • West Broad Market Garden

    9 a.m.–1 p.m. FREE! www.athenslandtrust.org

    West Broad Farmers Market

    Shop for fresh and affordable produce and prepared foods. The market also includes kids activities, cooking demonstrations, educational booths and entertainment. Today's Juneteenth Celebration will feature 25 vendors, children's activities, workshops, cooking demos, horseback riding and the Piedmont Health education mobile. Performances include MC Mokah Johnson, DJ Blaque Starr, Palms of Fire Dance Team, Simply Imani African wear fashion show, Repunza, Musa Poem and more.

  • Bishop Park

    8 a.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    Athens Farmers Market

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

  • 40 Watt Club

    6 p.m. FREE! www.40watt.com

    Sean Jenkins Night

    Celebrate the life of Sean Jenkins during a potluck and concert. Send pictures or anything you'd like to contribute to wemisssean@gmail.com.

  • Farmview Market

    1 p.m. FREE! www.farmviewmarket.com

    Local Heroes Celebration

    Celebrate hardworking law enforcement, firefighters and EMS personnel with live music and market samples. A complimentary lunch is provided for local heroes.

  • 4:30–10 p.m. FREE! www.loganvilleevents.com

    Independence Celebration

    (Main Street, City of Loganville) Activities include a parade at 4:30 p.m., concert with the Stephen Lee Band at 7 p.m. and a fireworks extravaganza at dark.

  • Southern Brewing Company

    2:30 p.m. $20. www.sobrewco.com

    4th of July Fireworks Celebration

    After last pour, let the fireworks begin. Live music by Campbell Station Band, plus snacks by the Streets Cafe food truck.

  • Multiple Locations

    All Day.

    Downtown Athens Sidewalk Sale

    (Clayton St.) Various Clayton Street businesses will set up shop on the sidewalk.

Monday, July 3

1 event

Events

  • Madison Morgan Cultural Center

    7–9 p.m. FREE! www.mmcc-arts.org

    Independence Day Concert & Picnic

    (Madison) Summer wouldn't be complete without this old-fashioned celebration of our nation's independence. Bring picnic baskets, tables or chairs to the front lawn of the Cultural Center. Following a patriotic concert by the Classic City Band, fireworks will be presented from William Wood Park. 

Tuesday, July 4

1 event

Events

  • 9–11 a.m. FREE! www.athensculturalaffairs.org

    Opening Celebration

    (World of Wonder Playground, 325 Whit Davis Rd.) See artist Lawrence Stueck's interactive Gyroscope House. This public art project is a collaboration between the Athens Cultural Affairs Commision, ACC's Public Art Master Plan, SPLOST and a citizens' user group.

Wednesday, July 5

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. June 26 features String Theory.

Thursday, July 6

1 event

Events

Friday, July 7

3 events

Events

  • Sandy Creek Park

    8–10 p.m. $8–12. $8–12. www.athensclarkecounty.com/leisure

    Friday Night Paddles

    Experience the moon over Lake Chapman as you paddle around in a canoe or kayak. For ages 18 & older. Pre-registration required.

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    9 a.m. $12. 706-542-6138

    Friends First Friday

    This month Clifford Brock will discuss "Summer Blooming Bulbs." Breakfast included. Presented by Friends of the Garden.

  • 5–10 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/hatchathens

    Hackathon

    (The Hatch, 160 Tracy St.) Craft, paint, draw, sew, build, repair, solder and hack things. Participants do not need to bring a project but the favorite project wins a prize. Pizza provided. 

Saturday, July 8

3 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. Free food prepared by Food Not Bombs. Second Saturday of every month.

  • West Broad Market Garden

    9 a.m.–1 p.m. FREE! www.athenslandtrust.org

    West Broad Farmers Market

    Shop for fresh and affordable produce and prepared foods. The market also includes kids activities, cooking demonstrations, educational booths and entertainment. Today's Juneteenth Celebration will feature 25 vendors, children's activities, workshops, cooking demos, horseback riding and the Piedmont Health education mobile. Performances include MC Mokah Johnson, DJ Blaque Starr, Palms of Fire Dance Team, Simply Imani African wear fashion show, Repunza, Musa Poem and more.

  • Bishop Park

    8 a.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    Athens Farmers Market

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

Wednesday, July 12

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. June 26 features String Theory.

Saturday, July 15

3 events

Events

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    4:30–7:30 p.m. $25 (adv.), $27. www.athensnursesclinic.org

    8th Annual Tomatoes at Terrapin

    Sandwiches made with locally-grown tomatoes and Terrapin beer are available. Live music by The Common People Band. Proceeds benefit the Athens Nurses Clinic, which is celebrating its 26th year. 

  • West Broad Market Garden

    9 a.m.–1 p.m. FREE! www.athenslandtrust.org

    West Broad Farmers Market

    Shop for fresh and affordable produce and prepared foods. The market also includes kids activities, cooking demonstrations, educational booths and entertainment. Today's Juneteenth Celebration will feature 25 vendors, children's activities, workshops, cooking demos, horseback riding and the Piedmont Health education mobile. Performances include MC Mokah Johnson, DJ Blaque Starr, Palms of Fire Dance Team, Simply Imani African wear fashion show, Repunza, Musa Poem and more.

  • Bishop Park

    8 a.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    Athens Farmers Market

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

Wednesday, July 19

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. June 26 features String Theory.

Friday, July 21

2 events

Events

Saturday, July 22

2 events

Events

  • West Broad Market Garden

    9 a.m.–1 p.m. FREE! www.athenslandtrust.org

    West Broad Farmers Market

    Shop for fresh and affordable produce and prepared foods. The market also includes kids activities, cooking demonstrations, educational booths and entertainment. Today's Juneteenth Celebration will feature 25 vendors, children's activities, workshops, cooking demos, horseback riding and the Piedmont Health education mobile. Performances include MC Mokah Johnson, DJ Blaque Starr, Palms of Fire Dance Team, Simply Imani African wear fashion show, Repunza, Musa Poem and more.

  • Bishop Park

    8 a.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    Athens Farmers Market

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

Wednesday, July 26

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. June 26 features String Theory.