COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Saturday, May 27

3 events

Events

  • ACC Library

    3–5 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Adult Summer Reading Program Party

    An open mic party kicks off the adult summer reading program. This year's theme is "Build a Better World."

  • 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 by JAGA.

Sunday, May 28

1 event

Events

  • UGA Chapel

    10 a.m. FREE! www.shepherdsmen.com

    The Shepherd's Men Run

    Shepherd's Men will run eight half-marathons to honor veterans. The team is made of active and former servicemen and civilian patriots who raise awareness for treatment options and suicide prevention for veterans with Traumatic Brain Injury and PTSD.

Monday, May 29

2 events

Events

  • Memorial Park

    1–3 p.m. FREE! $1 (pool). www.athensclarkecounty.com/2768/memorial-park

    Memorial Day in Memorial Park

    Celebrate the holiday at Memorial Park. Activities include children's games, pizzas from Your Pie's food truck and music.

  • Chase Park Transduction

    7–10 p.m. FREE! 706-227-0680

    20th Anniversary Party

    The local recording studio celebrates 20 years with an open house. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.

Tuesday, May 30

2 events

Events

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    8 p.m. (dance lessons), 9–11 p.m. (open dance). FREE! www.athensswingnight.com

    Swing Dance Night in the Garden

    UGA Swing Dance Club presents a night of dancing in the tropical conservatory. No previous dance experience or partner required.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    10 a.m.–3 p.m. www.terrapinbeer.com

    Pints for Pints

    Terrapin and the American Red Cross present an opportinity to donate blood in the tasting room and receive snacks and a free tour voucher.

Wednesday, May 31

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. May 24 features White Rabbit Collective and May 31 features Marimba Tim.

Friday, June 2

2 events

Events

  • 40 Watt Club

    7 p.m. $10–12. www.40watt.com

    Zumba After Dark

    Zumba fever continues.

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    9 a.m. $12. 706-542-6138

    Friends First Friday

    This month Ryan McNeil will share "The What, Why and How" of what happens at the Durham Horticulture Farm in Watkinsville. Breakfast included. Presented by Friends of the Garden.

Saturday, June 3

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 by JAGA.

  • Athens YWCO

    6–9 p.m. $30–55. ywco.org

    Pool to Path

    The aquathlon includes a short distance and a long distance with divisions by gender and age. There will be a post-race celebration with awards, food, games and entertainment. 

Wednesday, June 7

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. May 24 features White Rabbit Collective and May 31 features Marimba Tim.

Thursday, June 8

1 event

Events

  • 6:15 p.m. $35. www.mmbgc.org

    A Savory and Sweet Sampling Soiree

    (Variety Works, 274 W. Washington St., Madison) Award-winning author Mary Kay Andrews celebrates the release of The Beach House Cookbook. Enjoy samples from the book. Proceeds benefit the Madison-Morgan Boys and Girls Club.

Friday, June 9

1 event

Events

Saturday, June 10

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 by JAGA.

Wednesday, June 14

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. May 24 features White Rabbit Collective and May 31 features Marimba Tim.

Friday, June 16

1 event

Events

Saturday, June 17

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 by JAGA.

Wednesday, June 21

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. May 24 features White Rabbit Collective and May 31 features Marimba Tim.

Friday, June 23

1 event

Events

Saturday, June 24

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 by JAGA.

  • 5–10 p.m. FREE! www.mainstreetjefferson.com

    Jefferson Freedom Festival

    (Downtown Jefferson) The family-friendly festival will have live music from the Fly Betty band, vendor booths, food, games and fireworks.