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May 2018

West Broad Farmers Market now open

May 26 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
West Broad Market, 1573 W Broad St
Athens, GA 30601 United States
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Free

More fresh food In addition to the Athens Farmers Market on Saturday mornings, the West Broad Farmers Market is now open for the season in the W. Broad School, 1573 W. Broad St. It runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and is sponsored by the Athens Land Trust.

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Tour at Two: Highlights from the Permanent Collection

May 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

On a hot summer day, you might enjoy a guided tour in the air-conditioned galleries of the UGA Special Collections Libraries. The tour includes the Walter J. Brown Media Archive and Peabody Awards Collection; the Hargrett Rare book and Manuscript Library and the Russell Library for Political Research and Studies.…

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Tuesday Tour at Two in the Special Collections Libraries

May 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 24, 2018

Russell Special Collections Building, 300 South Hull St.
Athens, GA 30605 United States
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Join us for a guided tour of the exhibit galleries of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies. Participants should meet in the rotunda of on the second floor…

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Cine Theater Member Night

May 29 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Social hour with specialty drinks and discounted admissions for all shows. Admission cost for shows with a member ID is $6.50 for matinees and $7.50 for evening shows. Visit the Cine Athens website for information on how to join the membership club.

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East Coast Swing or Lindy Hop Dance Lessons

May 29 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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$8

EVERY TUESDAY NIGHT @ DANCEFX ATHENS FROM 8 – 11 PM! 396 Foundry Street, Athens, Georgia 30601 Lessons: 8 – 9 pm     Social dancing: 9 – 11 pm East Coast Swing or Lindy Hop **Your first night is always FREE!  Beginners are welcome at all events. You do…

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Nature Ramblers – Spring through Summer Rambles

May 31 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until May 31, 2018

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, 2450 S Milledge Ave
Athens, GA 30605 United States
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Every Thursday 9:30 - 11 am. Recurring Event (See all) Free Please join our Nature Ramblers and learn more about the natural areas, flora and fauna of the Garden while making new friends and enjoying the cool, fresh air.  Sessions will start with an inspirational reading by a nature writer such…

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Thursday Garden Rambles

May 31 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until July 26, 2018

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, 2450 S Milledge Ave
Athens, GA 30605 United States
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The State Botanical Garden continues its Spring to Summer Rambles each Thursday, from 9:30 – 11 a.m. The Rambles begin with an inspirational reading from a nature writer; it’s not a hike but an opportunity to stop, learn and enjoy. Free but donations in the Visitor’s Center are welcome.

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June 2018

Athens West Fest

June 2 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Georgia Square Mall, 3700 Atlanta Hwy #212
Athens, GA 30606
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Free

Come out for Athens' first West Fest, a family friendly day of fun! For kids, there will be face painting, balloon art, touch-a-truck and games. For those who like a good bargain, we have Athens' first Junk Fest and those who are looking at giving back to the community, we…

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H3: Horticulture, Hops, History

June 3 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Goodness Grows, 332 Elberton Rd
Lexington, GA 30648
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$20 - $35

Food, Music, Beer! Craft Beer festival at the lush gardens of Goodness Grows in Lexington. A portion of the proceeds benefit historic preservation projects in Lexington, GA. Sunday June 3, 2 - 5 pm. Drinker tickets $35, non drinker tickets $20.

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Live at the Library – The Heard

June 3 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Athens-Clarke County Library, 2025 Baxter Street
Athens, United States
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Free

Join us for an hour of acoustic entertaining with a toe-tapping blend of familiar, sing-along Americana, bluegrass, country, folk, gospel, original, & rock tunes. The Now and Then Band, with original tunes that bring the spirit of Americana to their shows, features family-friendly jokes, light humor, and tidbits of music…

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