COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Tuesday, September 23

1 event

Outdoors

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    6:30 p.m. (reception), 7:30 p.m. (talk). FREE! www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Shakespeare's Plants

    Dr. Sujata Iyengar, UGA English professor and author of Shakespeare's Medical Language, teaches on flowers and plants collected or mentioned by Perdita (The Winter's Tale) and Ophelia (Hamlet). The Athens Area Master Gardener Association will host a reception before the talk.

Wednesday, September 24

1 event

Outdoors

Friday, September 26

1 event

Outdoors

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    9 a.m.–1 p.m. $50. www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Fall Wildflowers of the Georgia Piedmont

    Learn to recognize the most common fall-blooming wildflowers in the Georgia Piedmont.

Sunday, September 28

1 event

Outdoors

  • Ike and Jane

    1 p.m. FREE! www.gentlemansride.com

    The Distinguished Gentlemen's Ride

    Dress in your most dapper attire and join the Gentlemen's Ride to help raise money for prostate cancer research. This will be the first year it is held in Athens.

Wednesday, October 1

1 event

Outdoors

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    9-10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3615

    Trail Walk

    Take a trail walk. Coffee and goodies afterwards.

Saturday, October 18

3 events

Outdoors

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    10–11 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3615

    Naturalist's Walk

    Take a hike around the property in search of seasonal happenings. Participants are encouraged to bring a camera and binoculars.

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    8 a.m. FREE! www.oconeeriversaudubon.org

    Fall Bird Ramble

    Join the Oconee Rivers Audubon Society for a morning bird walk through the gardens. Look and listen for fall migrants. Bring binoculars if possible.

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    10 a.m. FREE! 706-542-6156, www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Off Trail Exploration

    Join Wade, who has been working at the garden for 25 years, for a hike on the Orange Trail. RSVP.