Athens Area Weekend Roundup! April 19-21

Lots of fun happening in and around the Athens area this weekend! From historic home tours, to baseball fun, theres bound to be something for everyone! There are also some fun things going on in the Madison and Bishop area, so if you’re not an Athens reader, we hope we have some fun things for you! Go out and enjoy the sunny weather and we hope you have a great weekend!

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Athens Area

Madison Tour of Homes and Gardens: Join us for a grand celebration of spring at the Madison-Morgan Cultural Center this Friday from 10am to Saturday at 4pm! We’re thrilled to present the 2024 Madison Spring Tour of Homes and Gardens, where you can embark on a self-guided journey through a selection of our town’s historic and modern treasures. Experience the rich living history of Madison as you wander through architecturally significant homes bursting into full bloom. Don’t miss this opportunity to immerse yourself in the beauty and charm of our community! h

Georgia Trust and Spring Ramble : This weekend is the long awaited Georgia Trust and Spring Ramble with there being multiple beautiful homes in Athens and Watkinsville to check out! This is a 3 day event, with the meeting times varying on each day, as well as the meet up location. So be sure to register online and check out all our beautiful historic homes in the Classic City. Check out the website for more details.

Blossom After Dark: Join us this Friday at 6pm at the Lyndon House Arts Center for an evening dedicated to supporting mental health initiatives in our community. Enjoy entertainment, hors d’oeuvres, and silent auctions while raising awareness and crucial funds. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at Let’s come together to make a difference in mental health advocacy and support!

Foley Fest: Head over to Foley Field on Saturday to watch the dogs face off against Ole Miss. The annual “Foley Fest” will take place before from 11:30-1:30pm on Rutherford St. There will be face painting, food trucks, baloon artist, inflatables, live music and more! Visit the website here!

White Tigers Birthday: Join us at White Tiger Gourmet on Hiawassee Ave. at 6pm this Saturday to celebrate 17 years of culinary excellence! It’s going to be a night filled with birthday cake, laughter, and live music. Come join the festivities as we look back on the memories and toast to many more years ahead. See you there at 6 p.m.! Visit the website here!

Athens Blues, Brews & BBQ: Join us this Saturday at 2pm at Southern Brewing Co. for the 3rd annual Spring Blues-Rock outdoor festival, where you can groove to the tunes of 6 amazing bands while savoring delicious beers and BBQ delights! Grab your tickets early for just $12 until Feb 29th at midnight, $15 in advance from March 1 until April 20th, or $20 at the door on the day of the festival. All ages are welcome, and children 12 & under get in free! Don’t miss out on this fantastic event with live music and mouthwatering BBQ food trucks!

Mayors Spring Picnic: The annual celebratory event in Bishop! At Bishop Town Hall on Sunday at 1pm, this event includes BBQ, live music, a kids zone, and more!

Athens Beer Fest: This Sunday at the Classic Center at 1pm, come sample many different varieties of beers from local breweries with live music and food trucks! All money raised goes to the Classic Center Cultural Foundation.