COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Saturday, May 30

9 events

Events

  • The Classic Center

    May 30 & 31, 8:30 a.m.–8 p.m. FREE! www.pokemon.com/play

    Pokémon Spring Regional Championships

    A family-friendly event where competitors will vie for a chance to go to the Pokémon U.S. National Championship.

  • Bishop Park

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

    Athens Farmers Market

    Local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods and crafts. Live music by Paul Lombard (8 a.m.) and Dale Wechsler (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.

  • Downtown Athens

    8 a.m. Find "Race2CityHall" on Facebook

    Race2CityHall

    Celebrate Athens music history with a race organized by the Athens Music History Foundation. The race begins at W. Washington and Hull Streets, and ends at E. Washington St. and College Avenue. Proceeds benefit historic music preservation.

  • 10 a.m.–5 p.m. www.extraspecialpeople.com

    Extra Special People's Jump, Fly Festival

    (Skydive Monroe, 535 Towler St., Monroe) Watch skydivers make their descent with food, entertainment and fun. The event raises funds for ESP summer camp.

  • 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.

  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens

    8:45 a.m. FREE! uuathensga.org

    New to UU

    Learn more about the origins, beliefs and practices of Unitarian Universalism.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    10 p.m. $5. www.tinkypuss.com

    Tinkypuss Fashion Show

    View a fashion show by Tinkypuss and an art installation, hear live music by Wanda and dance to DJ Marceline and DJ Bubblegum. Proceeds benefit Women Help Women.

  • 10 a.m.–4 p.m. FREE! 706-353-2286

    5th Anniversary

    (Subway, 1194 Prince Ave.) Celebrate the Prince Avenue location with live music, games, raffles and a kid zone. Six-inch subs are buy one, get one free.

Sunday, May 31

3 events

Events

  • The Classic Center

    May 30 & 31, 8:30 a.m.–8 p.m. FREE! www.pokemon.com/play

    Pokémon Spring Regional Championships

    A family-friendly event where competitors will vie for a chance to go to the Pokémon U.S. National Championship.

  • 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.–2:30 p.m. $10–25. www.athensamistad.org

    Cocinando para Casa (Cooking for Casa)

    (Athens First Presbyterian) Local restaurants and home cooks prepare authentic Latin American dishes to support educational and social programs offered through Casa de Amistad.

Monday, June 1

1 event

Events

  • Morton Theatre

    6 p.m. FREE! www.mortontheatre.com

    Annual Preservation Awards

    The Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation showcases projects that have revitalized local historic places, from small-scale rehabilitations, to LEED-certified new construction, to million-dollar historic restorations.

Tuesday, June 2

3 events

Events

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    8 p.m. $5/person, $15/family. www.uga.edu/botgarden

    Full Moon Hike

    Bring family and friends along to enjoy the mysterious world of nature at night. Includes a two-mile hike through the wooded trails and in the garden.

  • 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

    3 p.m.–dusk. 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.

Wednesday, June 3

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 Colibri.

Thursday, June 4

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.

  • 10 a.m. FREE! www.athensclarkecounty.com/trails

    Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

    (Trail Creek Park, 200 Trail Creek St.) The newly constructed Trail Creek Greenway is a paved, one-mile and multi-use path available for use by pedestrians, bicyclists and any non-motorized modes of transportation.

  • ACC Library

    2–7 p.m. FREE! www.redcrossblood.org

    American Red Cross Blood Drive

    Before donating, eat iron-rich foods and drink plenty of non-caffeinated fluids. donors receive a Chick-fil-a coupon.

Friday, June 5

1 event

Events

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    9–10:30 a.m. $12. 706-542-6138

    Botanical Garden Friends First Friday

    Judy Glenn discusses hummingbirds. Occurs the first Friday of every month. Be sure to reserve your space by the Wednesday before the meeting.

Saturday, June 6

5 events

Events

  • Greater Athens Church of God

    8 a.m.–3 p.m. FREE! 706-549-6883, www.peachstatearchaeologicalsociety.org

    Peach State Archaeological Society Artifact Show

    An exhibition of authentic American Indian artifacts. A raffle includes artifacts and other items of archaeological interest. Display booths available.

  • 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.

  • June 6 & 7, 10 a.m.–10 p.m. FREE! hackforathens.org

    Hack for Athens

    (Oak Brook Corporate Center, 330 Research Dr, Suite 250). Web and software developers, designers, activists and anyone interested is welcome to attend this event as part of The National Day of Civic Hacking.

  • Blind Pig Tavern

    4 p.m. FREE! www.blindpigtavern.com (Baldwin St. location)

    15th Anniversary Party

    Celebrate Blind Pig's third annual 15th Anniversary with live music, treats, a kids area and more.

Sunday, June 7

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.

  • June 6 & 7, 10 a.m.–10 p.m. FREE! hackforathens.org

    Hack for Athens

    (Oak Brook Corporate Center, 330 Research Dr, Suite 250). Web and software developers, designers, activists and anyone interested is welcome to attend this event as part of The National Day of Civic Hacking.

Tuesday, June 9

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

    3 p.m.–dusk. 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, June 11

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.

Saturday, June 13

6 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.

  • Multiple Locations

    8 a.m.–4 p.m. $28–42. www.georgiafoodtours.com/farm

    Agro Cycle Tour

    Spend the day exploring organic and certified naturally grown farms in Monroe, GA. Admission includes tastes, tours and a post-ride, farm-sourced meal. Chose between a 21-mile or 38-mile route.

  • 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.

  • Williams Urban Farm

    10 a.m.–1 p.m. FREE! sara@athenslandtrust.org

    Community Farm Day

    Learn something new and feel the sunshine by helping out at your local Urban Farm. 

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

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

    Journey Through The Stars: Bring on the Solstice

    Participants can explore different aspects of astronomy in this planetarium program.

Sunday, June 14

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.

Tuesday, June 16

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

    3 p.m.–dusk. 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, June 18

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.

Saturday, June 20

3 events

Events

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    10 a.m.–4 p.m. FREE! 706-542-6156, www.uga.edu/botgarden

    The North Georgia Daylily Society Show & Sale

    See over 100 different types of daylilies and shop in a bargain plant sale.

  • 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, June 21

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.

Tuesday, June 23

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

    3 p.m.–dusk. 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, June 25

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.

Saturday, June 27

2 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.

Sunday, June 28

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.

Tuesday, June 30

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

    3 p.m.–dusk. 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.