Athens Area Weekend Roundup! Feb 16-18

This weekend is a great time to get out and enjoy all the fun events going on around the Athens and Lake Hartwell area! ESP has their Big Hearts Weekend events going on Friday and Saturday so be sure to check that out! There’s lots to do if you enjoy music, comedy, or art… We hope you enjoy your weekend!

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

Athens Area

Help I Yarned: At Bogart Library on Friday at 1pm, swing by and help learn to knit and crochet! No matter if you’re a pro or beginner, come learn new patterns and techniques, for free! Visit the library website here!!

Georgia Arbor Day Celebration: At Athentic Brewery on Friday at 5:30pm. The Athens Tree Council will be handing out tree saplings while supplies last. Visit the Athentic Brewery website here.

2024 Big Hearts Weekend: This is a very special and heart-warming weekend in Athens. ESP has their yearly Big Hearts weekend which includes a talent show at Athens Church on Friday, and a black tie gala on Saturday at the Classic Center! Visit the website here where you can buy your tickets to either events on the right side of the webpage. The events this weekend celebrate all with disabilities, and the funds go towards supporting ESP!

The Eras Party: Calling all Swifties, the Georgia Theater is hosting an “Eras Party”. Come dance to all your favorite Taylor songs, doors open at 8pm, and the event is 18+. Visit the website here!

Polar Bear Jump 2024: Big Water Marina at Lake Hartwell is hosting their annual Polar Bear Jump this Saturday from 10am-2pm. This years proceeds are going to benefit the Red Fez Shrine Club. So come participate or spectate at beautiful Lake Hartwell! Visit the website here!

Sunday Spotlight Tour: Head over to Georgia Museum on Sunday to see some features of the permanent collection. This drop-in to the museum is free and you can stop by anytime from 3-4pm. Visit the website here for more information!

Pup and Pints: On Sunday from 3-6pm at Athentic Brewery, come see all the adoptable pups from Athens Clarke County Animal Services. This event also is a good way to learn about ways to get involved with ACCAS if you’re looking for volunteer opportunities. Visit the website here!

Off the Clock Comedy: On Sunday at 8pm, the Globe is hosting a comedy event featuring Stephen Henry and Jeff Greenspan. So come enjoy good food, drinks, and plenty of laughs! Visit the Globe’s facebook here.