Athens Area Weekend Roundup! April 5-7

In the Athens, Oconee, and Lake Hartwell area, this weekend will have clear skies, and while the lows may be cooler than we like, there is plenty of fun events indoor and out to keep you busy!

To stay up to date on weekend events in Athens, make sure to check our blog every Friday for current Weekend Events.

Athens Area

UGA College of VetMed Open House: This Friday at 9am at the College of Vet Med, The University of Georgia’s College of Veterinary Medicine hosts an annual Open House, inviting all community members to explore the world of veterinary medicine. This free event features diverse activities and exhibits, from hospital tours to exotic animal displays, held at the CVM Classic Campus. Additional experiences can be accessed through donations, and food and drinks will be available for purchase..

Athens Home Expo: Discover the ultimate destination for all your home improvement needs at the Athens Home Expo, hosted at the prestigious Classic Center. Whether you’re in search of expert contractors to tackle renovation projects or seeking inspiration for your next home upgrade, this event brings together the finest local remodeling specialists under one roof. Explore the latest trends, engage with both local and national vendors, gather fresh ideas, and unlock exclusive show discounts. Mark your calendars for April 5th to 7th and join us for a weekend filled with innovation and savings. Admission to the Athens Home Expo is complimentary, so don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to transform your living space! Check out the website for more details.

10 Year Anniversary Celebration: Creature Comforts is very excited to celebrate their 10 year anniversary this Saturday at 6pm. There are 3 different bundles that you can purchase to attend the celebration, the bundles include your wrist band and tokens for 1/2 pours. The smallest bundle starts at $25. Visit the website here!

Dam Dog Walk: Come join the fur-filled festivities at the Hart County Humane Society’s 16th Annual Dam Dog Walk, happening on April 6th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Presented by Purina and Lake Hartwell Veterinary Clinic. Take a leisurely stroll along the dam with your furry friend, groove to the beats spun by DJ Bennie Bee, mingle with the adorable miniature horses Po & Sophia from Herds of Hooves, and watch the kids bounce away in the free bounce house. If you’re without a canine companion or looking to expand your fur family, don’t forget to stop by the Hart County Humane Society and the Northeast Georgia Animal Shelter booths, where you might just find your new best friend. See you there for a day filled with wagging tails and heartfelt connections!

UGA International Street Festival: Embark on a global adventure right in the heart of Athens at the International Street Festival, a beloved annual tradition since its inception in 1999. Dedicated to fostering cultural understanding and celebrating diversity, this family-friendly extravaganza draws in 3,000-5,000 attendees each year. Hosted by various UGA student groups and community organizations, the festival transforms downtown Athens into a vibrant tapestry of international sights, sounds, and flavors every spring. Stay tuned for more exciting updates as we prepare to unveil this year’s lineup of captivating cultural displays, exhilarating performances, and mouthwatering culinary delights from around the globe!

Athens YOGA Collective: Every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month Athentic Brewing Company hosts free yoga classes, and luckily enough this Sunday is one of those. So head over to Athentic Brewing Company on Sunday at 12pm to enjoy your free yoga session on the patio. Visit the website here!

Crawfish Boil: Head over to Paloma Park on Sunday to celebrate National Beer Day with their crawfish boil from 3-8pm. Visit the website here!