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Six Things to Do This Weekend

Yip Deceiver

1. Enjoy the Athens PRIDE festivities.

2. Freek ’til the break of dawn (or at least ’til last call) at Freekfest.

3. Help Yip Deceiver celebrate the release of Medallius at The World Famous Friday.

4. Pick up or drop off at the Really Really Free Market, Saturday at Reese & Pope Park.

5. See the Classic City Roller Girls‘ last home bout of the season Saturday at Athens Arena.

6. Pick up some Hatch chiles at the Alps Road Kroger on Sunday.


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