Sunday, September 29

15 events



  • 2–9:30 p.m. FREE!

    Athens PRIDE Festival

    (Washington Street between Hull & Pulaski Streets) The festival includes food trucks, street vendors, kids activities and a special performance by Divas Under the Lights, featuring Eureka O'Hara from "RuPaul's Drag Race." See story on p. 13.

  • Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation, Firehall #2

    2 p.m. $12 (members), $15.

    Reese Street Historic District Walking Tour

    (Register for Meeting Address) Community leader Marvin Nunnally will provide a tour of this significant late-19th century urban neighborhood, which was home to a broad spectrum of Athens’ prominent black citizens.

  • 5:30 p.m. $20–75.

    East Side Eats

    (Athens YWCO) This community event features samples from Craft Public House, DePalma's Eastside, Dominick's,  Lil' Ice Cream Dude and many more. The event also includes a silent auction, cork pull and music.

  • Georgia Theatre

    5–9 p.m. $10.

    One Posture at a Time Benefit Concert and Potluck

    (Rooftop) Enjoy live music and a community potluck in honor of National Recovery Month. Musicians Carrie Welling and Sarah Clanton of Nashville will perform. Proceeds benefit One Posture at a Time.

  • 2–7 p.m. FREE!

    Grand Opening Celebration

    (Gymnasia Athens, 1091 Baxter St.) Learn about all of the gymnastics classes the new studio offers. Activities include a bake sale, lemonade stand, hula hoop contest, door prizes, local vendors and giveaways.

  • The Foundry

    9 p.m.

    Athens Pride After Party

    Close out Athens Pride week with more partying.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    9 p.m.

    Pride Ball: The Original Divas Under the Lights

    Celebrate Pride Week with hosts Kellie Divine and Lori Divine, plus performances by Diego Wolf, Athens Showgirl Cabaret, Effie's Club Follies, Artivins Ravion Thorpe and more. 


Live Music

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

    6 p.m. (Fri), 3 p.m. (Sat–Sun). FREE!

    ATHTOBERFEST A three-day festival featuring live music from Monsoon, Four Eyes, Shehehe, Misnomer, Wieuca, Clip Art, Caulfield, The Family Recipe, Vision Video and more. 

  • Cloverleaf Farm

    5 p.m. (Fri). 10 a.m. (Sat–Sun).

    WILDWOOD REVIVAL The three-day Americana festival features performances by Lucinda Williams, Son Volt, Shovels & Rope, Rebirth Brass Band, Lily Hiatt, Cedric Burnside, Langhorne Slim, T. Hardy Morris, Super Doppler, Mandolin Orange and lots more. See story on p. 12.

  • Downtown Athens

    2 p.m. FREE!

    ATHENS PRIDE FESTIVAL Featuring live music from Linqua Franqa, Nana Grizol, Taylor Alxndr and others, plus drag performances and lots more. See story on p. 13.


  • 3 p.m. FREE! (donations accepted) 404-314-1891,

    Eine Kleine Kammermusik: Music of the German Baroque

    (St. Stephen's Anglican Catholic Church, 800 Timothy Rd.) Enjoy a live music performance dedicated to German influence on the evolution of baroque music.