COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Sunday, July 23

3 events

Events

  • Big Dog's on the River

    2–7 p.m. $10. www.bigdogsontheriver.com

    Rhythm on the River

    Rhythm on the River features music by the Splitz Band, kayaking, food and games of chess. Proceeds benefit Chess and Community.

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    1–6 p.m. www.creaturecomfortsbeer.com

    Slammin' Hot Shredder Show

    See skateboards painted by local artists. Proceeds benefit the Skate Park of Athens Phase 2. Music by Blanko, Crunchy and Space Dungeon. See Calendar Pick on p. 14.

  • Georgia Center for Continuing Education

    12–5 p.m. FREE! ighr.gagensociety.org

    Genealogy Expo

    The FamilySearch Family History and Genealogy Expo will feature history-related organizations, vendors and resources.

Tuesday, July 25

2 events

Events

Wednesday, July 26

4 events

Events

  • Ben & Jerry's Scoop Shop

    6–8 p.m. www.uown.org

    Percentage Night

    A portion of proceeds will benefit Athens for Everyone.

  • 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 and crafts. Live music by Scott Baxendale on July 19.

  • Cali 'N' Tito's Eastside

    6–8 p.m. zumbathens@gmail.com

    Back 2 School Zumbathon

    Bring a $5 donation of school supplies and enjoy a Zumba class.

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    3 p.m. $8. www.athensmade.com

    The Social Lab

    AthensMade presents "Brand: You. A Guide to Personal Branding." 

Thursday, July 27

2 events

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Saturday, July 29

5 events

Events

  • Max

    12–5 p.m. ugalive.com/athens-black-market

    Athens Black Market

    The quarterly market supports local minority business vendors. 

  • 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. This week celebrates science and nutrition.

  • 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 by David LeCoco, Marion Montgomery and Glen Denham.

  • First AME Church

    10 a.m.–5 p.m. 706-613-3650, www.athenslibrary.org

    Common Heritage Scanning Day

    People are invited to bring family photos, photo slides, recipes, letters, Bibles and other memorabilia to be digitall scanned. Funded by a Common Heritage Grant from the National Endowment for Humanities, the project seeks to help protect and preserve history relating to the African American experience in Athens-Clarke County. Register for an appointment.

  • Fun Galaxy

    6–11 p.m. athenshumanesociety.org

    Skate Like a Boss Percentage Night

    A portion of skate sales will benefit the Athens Area Humane Society. 

Sunday, July 30

1 event

Events

Tuesday, August 1

1 event

Events

  • Avid Bookshop

    6:30–7:30 p.m. FREE! www.avidbookshop.com

    Where's Waldo in the ATH? Party

    (Five Points) Where's Waldo in the ATH? is a contest in which miniature Waldos were hidden in local businesses around town. Prizes will be drawn for contestants who found at least 20 of the 25 hidden Waldos.

Wednesday, August 2

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 and crafts. Live music by Scott Baxendale on July 19.

Thursday, August 3

1 event

Events

  • 5–7 p.m.

    Wine Tastings

    (Normal Bazaar) Held every Thursday.

Friday, August 4

2 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.

  • Trio Contemporary Art Gallery

    7 p.m. $5 suggested donation. www.trioathens.com

    We Will Not Be Silent

    A night of performance held in conjunction with the exhibition "Nasty Women Athens." Performances by Andrea Boyd, Jennie Cain, Erica Parson, Andrea Wellnitz and more.

Saturday, August 5

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. This week celebrates science and nutrition.

  • 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 by David LeCoco, Marion Montgomery and Glen Denham.

Sunday, August 6

1 event

Events

  • ACC Library

    3:30 p.m. FREE! patricia.priest@yahoo.com

    Get Together: One-on-one Conversations Across the Color Line

    The Athens Anti-Discrimnation Movement presents an opportunity to get past stereotypes. Attendees will be paired up with various people they do not know and provided with conversation starters over the sound system.

Wednesday, August 9

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 and crafts. Live music by Scott Baxendale on July 19.

Thursday, August 10

1 event

Events

  • 5–7 p.m.

    Wine Tastings

    (Normal Bazaar) Held every Thursday.

Friday, August 11

1 event

Events

Saturday, August 12

3 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. This week celebrates science and nutrition.

  • Hip Vintage and Handmade

    10 a.m.–5 p.m. www.facebook.com/secretrecordswap

    Secret Record Swap

    Sift through thousands of records, CDs, tapes and more presented by local and out-of-town dealers. 

  • 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 by David LeCoco, Marion Montgomery and Glen Denham.

Sunday, August 13

1 event

Events

  • 3–5 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/littleathensmuseum

    Shopping Day for Little Athens

    (Center City Ballet and Movement Arts, 750 N. Chase St.) Vendors include Noonday Jewelry, Color Street Nails, Lipsense and LuLaRoe. Kids can explore the Little Athens mobile exhibits. 

Wednesday, August 16

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 and crafts. Live music by Scott Baxendale on July 19.

Thursday, August 17

1 event

Events

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    7 p.m. FREE! athenssciencecafe.wordpress.com

    Athens Science Café

    Dr. Lydia Anderson presents "Backyard Birds and Their Turds." 

Friday, August 18

1 event

Events

Saturday, August 19

4 events

Events

  • UGA Tate Student Center

    7 a.m. www.active.com

    Outpace Parkinson's 5K

    Run or walk to support the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Disease Research.

  • The Classic Center

    11 a.m.–4 p.m. FREE! www.athenspetexpo.weebly.com

    Athens Pet Expo & Adoption Event

    Meet adoptable cats and dogs at this family friendly event.

  • 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. This week celebrates science and nutrition.

  • 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 by David LeCoco, Marion Montgomery and Glen Denham.

Sunday, August 20

1 event

Events

  • Sandy Creek Park

    7–11 a.m. $70 (individual), $130. www.cfnega.org

    Tri to Beat Cancer

    This course includes a lake swin, bike ride and 5K run. There are duathlon and aqua bike options. Proceeds benefit local cancer patients.

Wednesday, August 23

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 and crafts. Live music by Scott Baxendale on July 19.