COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Monday, May 29

2 events

Events

  • Memorial Park

    1–3 p.m. FREE! $1 (pool). www.athensclarkecounty.com/2768/memorial-park

    Memorial Day in Memorial Park

    Celebrate the holiday at Memorial Park. Activities include children's games, pizzas from Your Pie's food truck and music.

  • Chase Park Transduction

    7–10 p.m. FREE! 706-227-0680

    20th Anniversary Party

    The local recording studio celebrates 20 years with an open house. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.

Tuesday, May 30

3 events

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  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    8–11 p.m. $3–5. www.athenswingnight.com

    Athens Swing Night

    No previous dance experience or partner needed to attend.

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    8 p.m. (dance lessons), 9–11 p.m. (open dance). FREE! www.athensswingnight.com

    Swing Dance Night in the Garden

    UGA Swing Dance Club presents a night of dancing in the tropical conservatory. No previous dance experience or partner required.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    10 a.m.–3 p.m. www.terrapinbeer.com

    Pints for Pints

    Terrapin and the American Red Cross present an opportinity to donate blood in the tasting room and receive snacks and a free tour voucher.

Wednesday, May 31

1 event

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  • 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. May 31 features Marimba Tim.

Thursday, June 1

1 event

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Friday, June 2

2 events

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  • 40 Watt Club

    7 p.m. $10–12. www.40watt.com

    Zumba After Dark

    Zumba fever continues.

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

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

    Friends First Friday

    This month Ryan McNeil will share "The What, Why and How" of what happens at the Durham Horticulture Farm in Watkinsville. Breakfast included. Presented by Friends of the Garden.

Saturday, June 3

4 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.

  • 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.

  • Athens YWCO

    6–9 p.m. $30–55. ywco.org

    Pool to Path

    The aquathlon includes a short distance and a long distance with divisions by gender and age. There will be a post-race celebration with awards, food, games and entertainment. 

  • ACC Library

    All day. 706-613-3650, www.athenslibrary.org

    Family History 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.

Sunday, June 4

2 events

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  • Goodness Grows

    2–5 p.m. $20–35. 706-743-5055, www.goodnessgrows.com

    Beer Festival

    Sample craft beer from 3 Taverns, Creature Comforts, Coastal Empire and more. Live music by Art Grider. A portion of proceeds will benefit historic preservation projects in Lexington.

  • Multiple Locations

    10 a.m.–4 p.m $20. www.ma-designishuman.com

    MA! Satellite Tour of Athens

    Modern Atlanta (MA!) presents a self-guided tour of three unique homes. Proceeds benefit the Athens Area Habitat for Humanity. See Calendar Pick on p. 12.

Wednesday, June 7

2 events

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Thursday, June 8

1 event

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  • 6:15 p.m. $35. www.mmbgc.org

    A Savory and Sweet Sampling Soiree

    (Variety Works, 274 W. Washington St., Madison) Award-winning author Mary Kay Andrews celebrates the release of The Beach House Cookbook. Enjoy samples from the book. Proceeds benefit the Madison-Morgan Boys and Girls Club.

Friday, June 9

1 event

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Saturday, June 10

3 events

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  • 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.

  • 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.

Monday, June 12

1 event

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Wednesday, June 14

1 event

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  • 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. May 31 features Marimba Tim.

Friday, June 16

1 event

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Saturday, June 17

4 events

Events

  • The Classic Center

    4 p.m. $20–22/double. www.classiccityrollergirls.com

    Classic City Roller Girls

    (Atkins Arena) The Classic City Rollergirls wage war on wheels in a doubleheader against the Red Stick Roller Derby from Baton Rouge.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • East Athens Community Center

    6–8 p.m. $25/father-daughter pair. www.athensclarkecounty.com/leisure

    Daddy Daughter Dance

    Celebrate Father's Day with a dance contest, keepsake photo, musical games and refreshments.

Tuesday, June 20

1 event

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  • ACC Library

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

    The Muscle Shoals All-Stars

    Enjoy a screening of a musical performance by the Muscle Shoals All-Stars featuring Patterson Hood, Bettye LaVette, Sam Moore, Dan Penn, Donnie Fritts and John Paul. Presented by Lincoln Center Local.

Wednesday, June 21

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. May 31 features Marimba Tim.

Friday, June 23

1 event

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Saturday, June 24

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.

  • 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.

  • 5–10 p.m. FREE! www.mainstreetjefferson.com

    Jefferson Freedom Festival

    (Downtown Jefferson) The family-friendly festival will have live music from the Fly Betty band, vendor booths, food, games and fireworks. 

Wednesday, June 28

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. May 31 features Marimba Tim.