Athens Farmers Market

Bishop Park 705 Sunset Dr., Athens

Markets offer locally grown groceries and handmade goods. Attendees can enjoy free live music and children's activities. AFM doubles SNAP dollars spent at the market. Every Saturday, 8 a.m.–12 p.m.


Oconee Farmers Market

Oconee County Courthouse 23 N. Main St., Watkinsville

Over 20 vendors offer a variety of fresh produce, local honey, fresh-cut flowers, unique crafts, dog treats, fresh gelato, homemade pasta, locally sourced meats and eggs, plants and more. Many vendors offer pre-ordering options and curbside pickup. Saturdays, 9 a.m.–12 p.m.

Arts and Craft Bazaar and Book Sale

Oglethorpe Co. Libray 858 Athens Rd., Lexington

Friends of Oglethorpe Co. Library host a handmade market and book sale. Aug. 6, 10 a.m.–3 p.m.


Southern Star Studio Open Gallery

Southern Star Studio 180 Cleveland Ave., Athens

Southern Star Studio is a collective ceramics studio, established by Maria Dondero in 2016. The gallery contains members’ work, primarily pottery. See new works by resident artists. Saturdays, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.


West Broad Farmers Market

West Broad Farmers Market and Garden 300 S. Rocksprings St., Athens

The market offers fresh produce, locally raised meat and eggs, baked goods, flowers, artisan goods and more. Online ordering is available Sundays–Thursdays for drive-thru pick up. Saturdays, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

2022 Hope Gala

Rialto Club 500 College Ave., Athens

The Ashton Hope Keegan Foundation and Athens Technical College present this year’s Hope Gala, “Puttin’ On the Ritz.” Highlights include a silent auction, raffle, food and live music by the Ashley Rivera Duo. Aug. 6, 6–9 p.m.