COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Tuesday, June 30

5 events

Events

  • ACC Library

    4 p.m. www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Athens Music History

    Take a tour of Athens music. Watch videos and hear music from local artists.

  • ACC Council on Aging

    11 a.m.–2 p.m. www.accaging.org

    Produce Stand

    This mobile produce stand sells fresh, sustainable and locally-grown fruits and vegetables sourced from the community gardens at ACCA and UGArden. EBT cards accepted.

  • West Broad Market Garden

    4–7 p.m. 706-613-0122, www.athenslandtrust.org

    Tuesday Produce Stand

    Shop for fresh produce straight out of the community-based urban garden. Offers double dollars for EBT shoppers. Held every Tuesday.

  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens

    6:30–8:30 p.m. FREE! www.uuathensga.org

    Celebration of Love

    Celebrate love in response to the Supreme Court decision regarding marriage equality– whatever the decision. There will be a special service with speakers and songs, possibly a wedding, followed by a reception.

  • 11 a.m. FREE! www.jakesfireworks.com

    Jake's Fireworks Grand Opening

    (Jake's Fireworks, 3855 Atlanta Hwy., Bogart) Celebrate fireworks in Athens with food, drinks and raffles.

Wednesday, July 1

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 from Louise Warren.

Thursday, July 2

1 event

Events

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    8 a.m. FREE! www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Nature Ramblers

    Learn more about the flora and fauna of the garden while enjoying fresh air and inspirational readings. Ramblers are encouraged to bring their own nature writings or favorite poems and essays to share with the group.

Friday, July 3

1 event

Events

  • 7:30–9:30 p.m. FREE! www.athensclarkecounty.com/eastpark

    East Athens Fireworks Extravaganza

    (Trail Creek Park) Community Connection presents fireworks, kids activities, trapeze lessons and music by DJ Mahogany. Free for residents of commission districts 1, 3, 8 and 9 if you complete a community health survey. 

Saturday, July 4

4 events

Events

  • Bishop Park

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

    Athens Farmers Market

    Local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods and crafts. Live music by Scott Baxendale (8 a.m.) and Waisted on the Wayside (10 a.m.).

  • Oconee County Courthouse

    8 a.m.–1 p.m. www.oconeefarmersmarket.org

    Oconee Farmers Market

    (Watkinsville) Locally grown produce, meats, grains, flowers, soaps, birdhouses, gourds and more.

  • West Broad Market Garden

    10 a.m.–2 p.m. www.athenslandtrust.org

    West Broad Farmers Market

    Featuring fresh produce, honey, crafts, soaps, baked goods, cooking demos, children's activities and live music. Every Saturday.

  • Georgia Square Mall

    4–10 p.m. FREE! 706-543-7908

    Athens Celebrates America

    Celebrate July 4th with fireworks and foodtrucks. Live music by The Splitz Band, the Shawn Wilcox Band and more. See Calendar Pick on p. 14.

Sunday, July 5

1 event

Events

  • The Classic Center

    11 a.m.–4 p.m. FREE! www.classiccenter.com

    Sunday Center Market

    Find artists, farmers, crafters, food trucks, live music, kid's activities and more in the Classic Center's new 440 Foundry Pavillion.

Monday, July 6

1 event

Events

  • 7:30 a.m. FREE! contact@thebroadcollective.com

    Small Business Owners Breakfast

    (Broad 9A, 160 Tracy St., Unit 10) Small business owners are invited to network with peers while enjoying coffee and donuts.

Tuesday, July 7

3 events

Events

  • ACC Council on Aging

    11 a.m.–2 p.m. www.accaging.org

    Produce Stand

    This mobile produce stand sells fresh, sustainable and locally-grown fruits and vegetables sourced from the community gardens at ACCA and UGArden. EBT cards accepted.

  • West Broad Market Garden

    4–7 p.m. 706-613-0122, www.athenslandtrust.org

    Tuesday Produce Stand

    Shop for fresh produce straight out of the community-based urban garden. Offers double dollars for EBT shoppers. Held every Tuesday.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    7 p.m. FREE! www.hendershotscoffee.com

    Tunes & Thoughts

    In light of the recent South Carolina shooting, Lemuel LaRoche aka Life the Griot and Bertis Downs host an evening of music performances and a discussion on race in America. See Calendar Pick on p. 14.

Wednesday, July 8

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 by Ben Shirley.

Thursday, July 9

3 events

Events

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    8 a.m. FREE! www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Nature Ramblers

    Learn more about the flora and fauna of the garden while enjoying fresh air and inspirational readings. Ramblers are encouraged to bring their own nature writings or favorite poems and essays to share with the group.

  • The Foundry

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

    Rabbit Box: "For Art's Sake"

    Local storytellers share stories to celebrate 40 years of the Lyndon House Arts Center. 

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    5:30–7:30 p.m. $12. www.facebook.com/groups/YPNAthens

    Young Professionals Network

    Meet and mingle with other young professionals, take a tour of the brewery and participate in a corn hole tournament.

Saturday, July 11

4 events

Events

  • 12–2 p.m. FREE! reallyreallyfreemarketathens@gmail.com

    Really Really Free Market

    (Reese & Pope Park) Bring what you can; take what you need. No bartering, trading or paying. Second Saturday of every month.

  • Oconee County Courthouse

    8 a.m.–1 p.m. www.oconeefarmersmarket.org

    Oconee Farmers Market

    (Watkinsville) Locally grown produce, meats, grains, flowers, soaps, birdhouses, gourds and more.

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    10 a.m. $7–$10 per family. 706-613-3615, www.athensclarkecounty.com/sandycreeknaturecenter

    Journey Through the Stars

    Attendees will discover "Lonely Stars, Planets and Spacecraft."

  • West Broad Market Garden

    10 a.m.–2 p.m. www.athenslandtrust.org

    West Broad Farmers Market

    Featuring fresh produce, honey, crafts, soaps, baked goods, cooking demos, children's activities and live music. Every Saturday.

Sunday, July 12

1 event

Events

  • The Classic Center

    11 a.m.–4 p.m. FREE! www.classiccenter.com

    Sunday Center Market

    Find artists, farmers, crafters, food trucks, live music, kid's activities and more in the Classic Center's new 440 Foundry Pavillion.

Monday, July 13

2 events

Events

Tuesday, July 14

2 events

Events

  • ACC Council on Aging

    11 a.m.–2 p.m. www.accaging.org

    Produce Stand

    This mobile produce stand sells fresh, sustainable and locally-grown fruits and vegetables sourced from the community gardens at ACCA and UGArden. EBT cards accepted.

  • West Broad Market Garden

    4–7 p.m. 706-613-0122, www.athenslandtrust.org

    Tuesday Produce Stand

    Shop for fresh produce straight out of the community-based urban garden. Offers double dollars for EBT shoppers. Held every Tuesday.

Thursday, July 16

2 events

Events

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    8 a.m. FREE! www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Nature Ramblers

    Learn more about the flora and fauna of the garden while enjoying fresh air and inspirational readings. Ramblers are encouraged to bring their own nature writings or favorite poems and essays to share with the group.

  • 7:30 a.m. FREE! www.hopeforthewarriors.org/roadrally2015

    Rally North America

    (Washington St. between N. Lumpkin St. and Pulaski St.) Eighty cars from 31 states and three provinces of Canada will line up for a three-day, 1800-mile automotive scavenger hunt. The hunt raises funds for Hope for the Warriors.

Saturday, July 18

3 events

Events

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    4:30–7:30 p.m. $20 (adv.), $24. www.athensnursesclinic.org

    6th Annual Tomatoes at Terrapin

    Sandwiches made with locally-grown tomatoes and Terrapin beer are available. Live music by String  Theory. Proceeds benefit the Athens Nurses Clinic.

  • Oconee County Courthouse

    8 a.m.–1 p.m. www.oconeefarmersmarket.org

    Oconee Farmers Market

    (Watkinsville) Locally grown produce, meats, grains, flowers, soaps, birdhouses, gourds and more.

  • West Broad Market Garden

    10 a.m.–2 p.m. www.athenslandtrust.org

    West Broad Farmers Market

    Featuring fresh produce, honey, crafts, soaps, baked goods, cooking demos, children's activities and live music. Every Saturday.

Sunday, July 19

2 events

Events

  • The Classic Center

    11 a.m.–4 p.m. FREE! www.classiccenter.com

    Sunday Center Market

    Find artists, farmers, crafters, food trucks, live music, kid's activities and more in the Classic Center's new 440 Foundry Pavillion.

  • 11 a.m.–5 p.m. FREE! indiesouthfair@gmail.com

    Indie South Fair Pop-Up

    (Broad 9A, 160 Tracy St.) Indie South Fair and The Broad Collective host an indoor pop-up market featuring over 20 artists from the Athens area, a DJ and a jump house for kids.

Tuesday, July 21

2 events

Events

  • ACC Council on Aging

    11 a.m.–2 p.m. www.accaging.org

    Produce Stand

    This mobile produce stand sells fresh, sustainable and locally-grown fruits and vegetables sourced from the community gardens at ACCA and UGArden. EBT cards accepted.

  • West Broad Market Garden

    4–7 p.m. 706-613-0122, www.athenslandtrust.org

    Tuesday Produce Stand

    Shop for fresh produce straight out of the community-based urban garden. Offers double dollars for EBT shoppers. Held every Tuesday.

Thursday, July 23

2 events

Events

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    8 a.m. FREE! www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Nature Ramblers

    Learn more about the flora and fauna of the garden while enjoying fresh air and inspirational readings. Ramblers are encouraged to bring their own nature writings or favorite poems and essays to share with the group.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    6 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Escape the Ordinary Dinner

    Fitness guru Ashley Burton will share healthy dinner tips and yummy recipes. 

Saturday, July 25

3 events

Events

  • Oconee County Courthouse

    8 a.m.–1 p.m. www.oconeefarmersmarket.org

    Oconee Farmers Market

    (Watkinsville) Locally grown produce, meats, grains, flowers, soaps, birdhouses, gourds and more.

  • West Broad Market Garden

    10 a.m.–2 p.m. www.athenslandtrust.org

    West Broad Farmers Market

    Featuring fresh produce, honey, crafts, soaps, baked goods, cooking demos, children's activities and live music. Every Saturday.

  • West Broad Market Garden

    10 a.m.–2 p.m. FREE! www.athenslandtrust.org

    Back to School Block Party & Market

    The West Broad Farmers Market & Garden hosts games, performances, food and prizes.

Sunday, July 26

1 event

Events

  • The Classic Center

    11 a.m.–4 p.m. FREE! www.classiccenter.com

    Sunday Center Market

    Find artists, farmers, crafters, food trucks, live music, kid's activities and more in the Classic Center's new 440 Foundry Pavillion.

Monday, July 27

1 event

Events

Tuesday, July 28

2 events

Events

  • ACC Council on Aging

    11 a.m.–2 p.m. www.accaging.org

    Produce Stand

    This mobile produce stand sells fresh, sustainable and locally-grown fruits and vegetables sourced from the community gardens at ACCA and UGArden. EBT cards accepted.

  • West Broad Market Garden

    4–7 p.m. 706-613-0122, www.athenslandtrust.org

    Tuesday Produce Stand

    Shop for fresh produce straight out of the community-based urban garden. Offers double dollars for EBT shoppers. Held every Tuesday.

Thursday, July 30

1 event

Events

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    8 a.m. FREE! www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Nature Ramblers

    Learn more about the flora and fauna of the garden while enjoying fresh air and inspirational readings. Ramblers are encouraged to bring their own nature writings or favorite poems and essays to share with the group.