COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Sunday, August 19

3 events

Events

  • Fuel Hot Yoga

    8 a.m.–8 p.m. FREE! www.fuelhotyoga.com

    Open House

    The studio offers demos, specials and complimentary yoga classes.

  • Sandy Creek Park

    7–11 a.m. $85. www.cfnega.org

    Tri to Beat Cancer

    This course includes a lake swin, 14 mile bike ride and 5K run. There are duathlon and aqua bike options. Proceeds benefit local cancer patients.

  • 10 a.m.–3 p.m. www.theindiesouth.com

    Normaltown Flea

    (Indie South, 470 Hawthorne Ave.) Browse vintage, handmade goods and records. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.

Wednesday, August 22

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.

Thursday, August 23

1 event

Events

  • 5–7 p.m. FREE! clarkedemocrats.com

    Grand Opening

    (1060 Gaines School Rd. Suite A3) The Clarke County Democrats celebrate the grand opening of their campaign headquarters. Refreshments served.

Friday, August 24

2 events

Events

  • 5–8 p.m. $10–15. wine.jsbottleshop@gmail.com

    Friday Wine Winedowns

    (J's Bottle Shop, 1452 Prince Ave.) Manilla Express will be at this Friday Wine Winedown to pair Filipino food with craft wine. 

  • Athens Community Council on Aging

    12–2:30 p.m. FREE! www.accaging.org

    Volunteer Recruitment Cookout

    Learn about volunteer opportunities at ACCA.

Saturday, August 25

7 events

Events

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $25. www.project-safe.org

    Groovy Nights: Battle of the Decades

    This year's lip-sync contest theme is '70s vs. '80s. Participate in raffles, tarot readings, dance 'til you drop and compete in the Groovy costume contest. Proceeds benefit Project Safe.

  • 6 p.m. $25-35. moaspets.com/barkandwine

    Bark & Wine Auction

    (Boutier Winery & Inn, 4506 Hudson River Church Rd., Danielsville) Live music from The Kate Morrissey band, wine, food, a silent auction and more. Proceeds benefit the Madison Oglethorpe Animal Shelter. 

  • 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.

  • Farmview Market

    11 a.m.–5 p.m. $100 (to enter), FREE! (to attend). farmviewmarket.com

    Southern Classic BBQ Competition

    The competition awards prizes for best chicken, pork ribs and beef tri-tip recipes. Other festivities include live music and family activities.

  • 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, GA

    6 p.m. www.otecwe.com/athens/children-first

    Over the Edge for Kids

    (SPARC, 2040 W. Broad St.) Participants rappel down the side of an Athens building to raise funds for Children First Inc.

  • Hip Vintage and Handmade

    10 a.m.–5 p.m. FREE! hipvintagehandmade.com

    Hip Summer Market

    Browse local art and vintage wares. Live music by Lucky Jones Band and Todd Lister. Snacks from Rashe's Cuisine.

Sunday, August 26

1 event

Events

Monday, August 27

1 event

Events

  • Graduate Athens

    7:30 p.m. $10. www.thefoundryathens.com

    The Down Dog Days of Summer

    Lululemon Athens and Shakti Power Yoga Athens present a sunset yoga class on the terrace.

Wednesday, August 29

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.

Friday, August 31

2 events

Events

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    9:30–10:30 a.m. FREE! sagekincaid@uga.edu, www.georgiamuseum.org

    Morning Mindfulness

    Participate in a guided meditation session in the galleries. Meet in the lobby.

  • 5–8 p.m. $10–15. wine.jsbottleshop@gmail.com

    Friday Wine Winedowns

    (J's Bottle Shop, 1452 Prince Ave.) Manilla Express will be at this Friday Wine Winedown to pair Filipino food with craft wine. 

Saturday, September 1

2 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.

Wednesday, September 5

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.

Saturday, September 8

3 events

Events

  • Sandy Creek Park

    10:30 a.m.–2 p.m. $2. www.athenswaterfestival.com

    Athens Water Festival

    Learn about water as a natural resource through various interactive stations. Activities include swimming in Lake Chapman, games and a magic show with Keith the Magic Man.

  • 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.

Wednesday, September 12

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.

Saturday, September 15

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.

  • 5–7:30 p.m. $5 (food), $15 (classic car registration). 706-491-9374

    FCP Classic Car & Truck Show

    (Lavonia Cultural Center, 12005 Augusta Rd.) Trophies will be awarded to Best in Show, Best Modified Muscle Car and more. Proceeds benefit the Franklin Community Players.

Wednesday, September 19

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.