Athens Area Weekend Roundup! August 4-6
So many great activities happening around Athens and Oconee areas this weekend! There is something great for everyone. To stay up to date on weekend events in Athens, make sure to check our blog every Friday for current Weekend Events.
Tiny ATH Opening: This Friday evening is the opening of Manda McKay’s exhibition, “Raindrops and Reflections.” The opening tonight will be from 5-8pm and is free! To learn more about the artist or Tiny ATH Gallery, check out their website here!
Run Through the Woods 5k: If you’re looking to get your miles in this Saturday, check out the Run Through the Woods 5k in collaboration with the YMCA. There’s a XC 5k starting at 8 AM, and a Fun Run at 9 AM. This is one of the oldest cross country races. To sign up for one of the races and more information, visit the website here!
AthStock: This Woodstock Reboot is not a show you want to miss! This Saturday starting at 12:30 at Southern Brewing Co, you can enjoy some classic throwbacks from some amazing local musicians. The best part is that this is a benefit in partnership with Athens Acceptance Recovery. This is an all ages event, tickets are $20 and kids under 12 get in for free. To view the lineup or learn more click here!
Saturday Salsa: Dance into the final days of Summer on Saturday evening at Oak House Distillery! There will be plenty of dancing and libations, and all ages are welcome! This event is also free! Starting at 6:30 pm. Visit Oak House Distillery’s Facebook page for more info.
The Hope Gala: The 6th annual Hope Gala from Ashton Hope Keegan Foundation is this Saturday evening! This fundraiser helps sponsor and empower women through scholarships and so much more. The theme for this year is “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” There will be a buffet, silent auction, music and more! Tickets are $125 and can be purchased online or in person, and the Gala is from 6-9 PM at Hotel Indio. Learn more or purchase your tickets here!
Classic City Pentanque Club : Want to try out a new activity and meet other locals? Every Sunday at Lay Park at 10 AM, you can join the Classic City Pentanque Club. Everyone is welcome and there are other meetups throughout the week. To learn more about the club and other times, check out the website here, or email them at [email protected]