Sunday, March 25

19 events


  • The Classic Center

    3 p.m. FREE! (tickets required).

    Athens Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert

    The Athens Symphony Orchestra and Chorus will perform works by Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Sibelius, and Herold. 


  • The Portico

    3-6 p.m. $40-75.

    Upcountry Oyster Roast

    Join the Athens Land Trust on the Appalache River for oysters from the coast, plus local food, beer and music by the Dixieland Five.

  • The Foundry

    6 p.m. $15 (adv.), $20 (door).

    Athens Hip Hop Awards

    The annual awards show celebrating local hip hop culture returns for a seventh year. See story on p. 13.

  • 1–3 p.m. FREE!

    Collective Harvest Meet the Farmers

    (Collective Harvest, 940 W. Broad St. Suite B) Check out the new downtown headquarters and distribution center with refreshments, kids activities and prizes.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    3–6 p.m. $10 suggested donation.

    Invest in Peace

    Live music by Georgia Childrens Chorus, Caroline Aiken, Kate Morrissey and Klezmer Local 42. A dessert buffet includes treats from Viva, The National, Sweetie Pie by Savie, The REd Rooster Custom Cakes and more. Proceeds benefit the Georgia Conflict Center.

  • Southern Brewing Company

    2–5 p.m. $15.

    Brunch and Yoga

    Holy Crepe will be on site along with The Rolling Mat Mobile Yoga Studio. RSVP.  

  • 1–3 p.m. $5.

    Pawsome Easter Egg Hunt for Pups

    (Madison-Oglethorpe Animal Shelter, 1888 Colbert-Danielsville Rd.) Bring your furry friend for several Easter eggs which include pet-friendly treats and prizes. Other festivities include a doggie costume contest, photos and goodie bags. Proceeds benefit MOAS shelter. 

  • 1–4 p.m.

    Off the Vine Produce Spring Fling

    (Off the Vine Produce, Winterville) The Spring Fling will feature arts and crafts, home decor, stain glass windows, wood burning pictures and more.


  • Ciné

    2 p.m. $45 (festival pass).

    Athens Jewish Film Festival

    Watch Monkey Business: The Adventures of Curious George's Creators (2 p.m.), Tevye's Daughters (4 p.m.) and Monsieur Mayonnaise (6:45 p.m.). See Story on p. 18.

  • Oconee County Library

    3 p.m. FREE! 706-769-5362

    2008-2018 Carving Up Oconee Revisited: A Public Perspective

    A film and panel discussion on how a formerly agricultural county struggles to retain its rural nature and natural beauty on the face of mounting developmental pressures. 

Live Music

  • Cali 'N' Tito's Eastside

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-355-7087

    THE LUCKY JONES Local band playing old-school rockin' rhythm and blues.

  • The Foundry

    6 p.m. (doors), 7 p.m. (show). $15 (adv.), $20 (door).

    ATHENS HIP HOP AWARDS The annual awards show returns with performances from Misnomer, Squalle, Cheresse Dunn and more. See story on p. 13.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    7 p.m. FREE!

    CAREY Solo experimental sounds from Faun and a Pan Flute's Dan Bailey. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.

    GRANT EVANS Evans uses tape loops and electronics to create expansive, rumbling soundscapes.

    SEVERE BLUSH Experimental electronic sounds from Athens' Logan Shirah. Album release show!

    WET GARDEN Synthesizer explorations with erotic incantations. Album release show!

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    3 p.m. $10.

    INVEST IN PEACE A show to benefit the Georgia Conflict Center, featuring performances by Georgia Children's Chorus, Caroline Aiken, Kate Morrissey and Klezmer Local 42.

  • Saucehouse Barbeque

    4 p.m. FREE!

    DAVID LEON Local acoustic performer.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    2 p.m. FREE!

    DRY REEF Rock-reggae band with hints of surf and electronic music.

  • Vega Studio

    New South Showcase. 5:30 p.m. $15. 706-207-7581

    MICHELLE MALONE BANNED Americana singer-songwriter who puts an honest and emotional spin on her music.

    MICHAEL WEGNER Local guitarist and member of Abbey Road Live performs solo.


  • Seney-Stovall Chapel

    Mar. 20–24, 8 p.m. Mar. 25, 2:30 p.m. $7–12.


    Julia Cho's darkly comic tale details an Asian-American teen's struggle with identity and a rash of local murders.