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Wednesday, June 19

2 events

Events

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    2 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597, www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    FFS Pets

    Meet lizards, frogs, snakes and more.

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    4-7 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    Athens Farmers Market

    Vendors offer local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods and crafts. Every beer purchased at Creature Comforts during the market will get you free tokens to spend at the market. Live music by White Rabbit Collective (June 19).

Thursday, June 20

2 events

Events

  • Morton Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $10 (adv.), $12 (door), $7 (w/AthFest wristband). www.flagpole.com

    Flagpole Athens Music Awards

    Flagpole's annual celebration will be hosted by dynamic duo DJ Mahogany and Count Zapula featuring performances from Yip Deceiver, Pinky Doodle Poodle, Kxng Blanco and Annie Leeth.  House band Kenosha Kid and special guests will provide music throughout the evening. Awards will be presented in over 20 categories. See box on p. 9.

  • Oconee County Library

    1–3 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Celebrate Pollinator Week with KOCBC

    Keep Oconee County Beautiful Commission presents a beautiful documentary on pollinator pals to mark National Pollinator Week, observed June 17–23. Stay after the show for a special installation in the library's front garden.

Friday, June 21

3 events

Events

  • 7–9 p.m. FREE! www.greeneccoc.org

    Pickin' on the Greene

    (Festival Hall, Downtown Greensboro) This downtown event  features kids activities and live entertainment.

  • Athens, GA

    June 21, 5 p.m.–2 a.m. June 22, 10:30 a.m.–2 a.m. June 23, 12–8 p.m. www.athfest.com

    AthFest

    The annual festival returns with outdoor stages, an artist market, kids activities and a club crawl.

  • Oconee County Library

    12 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Solar Telescopes

    Learn how to observe the sun safely with amazing solar telescopes from Charlie Elliot Astronomy Club.

Saturday, June 22

4 events

Events

  • Bishop Park

    8 a.m.-12 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    Athens Farmers Market

    The market hosts around 45 vendors, children's activities, cooking demos and live music. All produce is grown locally, sustainably and by those who are selling it. 

  • West Broad Market Garden

    9 a.m.–1 p.m. FREE! www.athenslandtrust.org

    West Broad Farmers Market

    WBFM offers a wide-variety of fresh and locally-sourced produce, hot food, handmade crafts, and other functional goods as well as entertainment, activities, and educational workshops. The WBFM is an inclusive space for cross-cultural and inter-generational engagement.

  • Athens, GA

    June 21, 5 p.m.–2 a.m. June 22, 10:30 a.m.–2 a.m. June 23, 12–8 p.m. www.athfest.com

    AthFest

    The annual festival returns with outdoor stages, an artist market, kids activities and a club crawl.

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    10 a.m.–12:30 p.m. FREE! sunshineformoms@gmail.com

    Climb Out of Darkness

    Walk along the Greenway to raise awareness of pregnancy and postpartum mental health. Meet survivors, supporters, providers and other families.

Sunday, June 23

3 events

Events

  • Athens, GA

    June 21, 5 p.m.–2 a.m. June 22, 10:30 a.m.–2 a.m. June 23, 12–8 p.m. www.athfest.com

    AthFest

    The annual festival returns with outdoor stages, an artist market, kids activities and a club crawl.

  • The Tasting Room at Jittery Joe's Roasting Company

    11 a.m.–3 p.m. www.culinarykitchenathens.com

    Sunday Brunch Fair

    Food trucks, vendors, games, arts and crafts, live music and more.

  • ACC Library

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

    The Mueller Report: A Community Discussion Series

    WUGA and the library are partnering for a reading and discussion of the Mueller Report. Discussion will be held in six sessions, which will all be recorded by WUGA for short weekly features.

Monday, June 24

1 event

Events

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    6–10 p.m. FREE! www.creaturecomfortsbeer.com

    Service Industry Night

    South East Women Wrestlers face off with live music by Lazer/Wulf and Double Ferrari. Manilla Express will be on site providing food. 

Tuesday, June 25

1 event

Events

Wednesday, June 26

3 events

Events

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    4-7 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    Athens Farmers Market

    Vendors offer local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods and crafts. Every beer purchased at Creature Comforts during the market will get you free tokens to spend at the market. Live music by White Rabbit Collective (June 19).

  • Multiple Locations

    June 26 at Little Italy & July 27 at Flicker Theatre and Bar. 8:30 p.m. FREE! www.clarkedemocrat.com

    Democratic Debate Watch Party, Round 2

    Join Athens-area democrats to watch the debates.

  • Normal Bar

    8:30 p.m. FREE! events.elizabethwarren.com/event/96071

    Democratic Debate Watch Party

    Watch, discuss and cheer on the first Democratic debate in a friendly setting with volunteers of Warren for President.

Thursday, June 27

1 event

Events

  • Multiple Locations

    June 26 at Little Italy & July 27 at Flicker Theatre and Bar. 8:30 p.m. FREE! www.clarkedemocrat.com

    Democratic Debate Watch Party, Round 2

    Join Athens-area democrats to watch the debates.

Saturday, June 29

6 events

Events

  • Downtown Athens

    5–10 p.m. FREE! www.accgov.com/fireworks

    Star Spangled Classic

    Athens' annual Independence Day celebration children's activities, food trucks and fireworks. Live music by Funk Brotherhood.

  • Oconee County Library

    11 a.m–1 p.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

    Star Wars Day

    Meet members of the Georgia 501st Legion. All ages.

  • Bishop Park

    8 a.m.-12 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    Athens Farmers Market

    The market hosts around 45 vendors, children's activities, cooking demos and live music. All produce is grown locally, sustainably and by those who are selling it. 

  • West Broad Market Garden

    9 a.m.–1 p.m. FREE! www.athenslandtrust.org

    West Broad Farmers Market

    WBFM offers a wide-variety of fresh and locally-sourced produce, hot food, handmade crafts, and other functional goods as well as entertainment, activities, and educational workshops. The WBFM is an inclusive space for cross-cultural and inter-generational engagement.

  • Normal Books

    4-6 p.m. FREE! normalbooks@gmail.com

    Stitch and B*tch

    All skill levels welcome. Hang out, knit, crochet or just socialize and snack. Bring your own materials and materials to share if you like.

  • Southern Brewing Company

    5–9 p.m. $10. www.sobrewco.com

    Axe to Grind Axe Throwing

    A wristband offers access to the throwing cages all evening.

Sunday, June 30

2 events

Events

  • The Tasting Room at Jittery Joe's Roasting Company

    11 a.m.–3 p.m. www.culinarykitchenathens.com

    Sunday Brunch Fair

    Food trucks, vendors, games, arts and crafts, live music and more.

  • ACC Library

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

    The Mueller Report: A Community Discussion Series

    WUGA and the library are partnering for a reading and discussion of the Mueller Report. Discussion will be held in six sessions, which will all be recorded by WUGA for short weekly features.

Tuesday, July 2

1 event

Events

Wednesday, July 3

1 event

Events

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    4-7 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    Athens Farmers Market

    Vendors offer local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods and crafts. Every beer purchased at Creature Comforts during the market will get you free tokens to spend at the market. Live music by White Rabbit Collective (June 19).

Saturday, July 6

3 events

Events

  • Bishop Park

    8 a.m.-12 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    Athens Farmers Market

    The market hosts around 45 vendors, children's activities, cooking demos and live music. All produce is grown locally, sustainably and by those who are selling it. 

  • West Broad Market Garden

    9 a.m.–1 p.m. FREE! www.athenslandtrust.org

    West Broad Farmers Market

    WBFM offers a wide-variety of fresh and locally-sourced produce, hot food, handmade crafts, and other functional goods as well as entertainment, activities, and educational workshops. The WBFM is an inclusive space for cross-cultural and inter-generational engagement.

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    11 a.m.-12 p.m. FREE! www.accgov.com/sandycreeknaturecenter

    Nature's Trading Post

    Trade objects you have found in nature for points or other natural objects in the collection. 

Sunday, July 7

1 event

Events

Tuesday, July 9

1 event

Events

Wednesday, July 10

3 events

Events

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    4-7 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    Athens Farmers Market

    Vendors offer local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods and crafts. Every beer purchased at Creature Comforts during the market will get you free tokens to spend at the market. Live music by White Rabbit Collective (June 19).

  • The Foundry

    7 p.m. $7. www.rabbitbox.org

    Rabbit Box

    Rabbit Box is storytelling by adults for adult ears. July's theme is "Puppies & Ponies," a show brimming with joy and good humor.

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    5:30–7:30 p.m FREE! www.libs.uga.edu

    Opening Reception

    Celebrate the opening of a new exhibition, "Praying Out Loud in Public: The Coleman Barks Papers."

Saturday, July 13

2 events

Events

  • Bishop Park

    8 a.m.-12 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    Athens Farmers Market

    The market hosts around 45 vendors, children's activities, cooking demos and live music. All produce is grown locally, sustainably and by those who are selling it. 

  • West Broad Market Garden

    9 a.m.–1 p.m. FREE! www.athenslandtrust.org

    West Broad Farmers Market

    WBFM offers a wide-variety of fresh and locally-sourced produce, hot food, handmade crafts, and other functional goods as well as entertainment, activities, and educational workshops. The WBFM is an inclusive space for cross-cultural and inter-generational engagement.

Sunday, July 14

1 event

Events

Tuesday, July 16

1 event

Events

Wednesday, July 17

1 event

Events

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    4-7 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    Athens Farmers Market

    Vendors offer local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods and crafts. Every beer purchased at Creature Comforts during the market will get you free tokens to spend at the market. Live music by White Rabbit Collective (June 19).

Saturday, July 20

4 events

Events

  • Bishop Park

    8 a.m.-12 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    Athens Farmers Market

    The market hosts around 45 vendors, children's activities, cooking demos and live music. All produce is grown locally, sustainably and by those who are selling it. 

  • West Broad Market Garden

    9 a.m.–1 p.m. FREE! www.athenslandtrust.org

    West Broad Farmers Market

    WBFM offers a wide-variety of fresh and locally-sourced produce, hot food, handmade crafts, and other functional goods as well as entertainment, activities, and educational workshops. The WBFM is an inclusive space for cross-cultural and inter-generational engagement.

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    10-11 a.m. $2-3. www.accgov.com/leisure

    Journey Through the Stars

    This month's theme is "Moon Madness."

  • Memorial Park

    6:15 p.m. (lesson), 6:30–9:30 p.m. (dance). $8 (adults), $4 (ages 11–17), FREE! (ages 11 & under). www.athensfolk.org

    Contra Dance

    A monthly dance presented by Athens Folk Music & Dance Society with live music by Joe Wiley and The Moving Men and calling by Robert Harper.