COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Saturday, October 25

3 events

Outdoors

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    9:30 a.m.–12 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3615

    Trail Work Day

    Participants will help staff take care of the trails by trimming plants, picking up trash and completing other easy tasks. Open to ages 6 & up. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration is required.

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

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

    Salamander and Stream Ecology Ramble

    Find out what salamanders live in town and what habitat conditions they need to survive and thrive. Don't wear insect repellants around these fragile creatures.

  • Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation, Firehall #2

    10 a.m. $12–15. 706-353-1801, achfonline.org/heritage-walks

    Gospel Pilgrim Cemetery Walking Tour

    Al Hester leads a tour through Gospel Pilgrim Cemetery, the final resting place of many prominent African American leaders in the Athens community. See Halloween Roundup on p. 15.

Sunday, October 26

1 event

Outdoors

  • Southeast Circle Park

    2 p.m. or 3 p.m. $1–2. 706-613-3871

    Not So Haunted Hike

    Participants will learn the history of the cemetery hidden in the woods. 

Monday, October 27

1 event

Outdoors

  • Southeast Circle Park

    6 p.m. $1-2. 706-613-3871

    Haunted Hike

    Participants will learn the history of the cemetery hidden in the woods after sunset. Bring a flashlight!

Wednesday, October 29

1 event

Outdoors

  • Southeast Circle Park

    6 p.m. $1-2. 706-613-3871

    Haunted Hike

    Participants will learn the history of the cemetery hidden in the woods after sunset. Bring a flashlight!

Saturday, November 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.

Tuesday, November 4

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, November 8

1 event

Outdoors

  • Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation, Firehall #2

    10 a.m. $12–15. 706-353-1801, achfonline.org/heritage-walks

    Oconee Hill Cemetery Tour

    Join local historian Charlotte Thomas Marshall, author of several books on Athens history, for a walk through the Oconee Hill Cemetery.

Saturday, November 15

4 events

Outdoors

Sunday, November 16

1 event

Outdoors

  • Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation, Firehall #2

    2 p.m. $12–15. 706-353-1801, www.achfonline.org/heritage-walks

    Dearing Street Tour

    Walk the Dearing Street district with Steven A. Brown and Theresa M. Flynn to consider the moves, removals and remodeling that have shaped and reshaped the district. This area is home to UGA's first botanical garden as well as the Tree that Owns Itself.