Athens Area Weekend Roundup! Mar 29-31

In the Athens, Oconee, and Lake Hartwell area, this weekend promises a plethora of activities to embrace the Easter spirit and enjoy the splendid weather ahead. From Easter egg hunts to golf tournaments and dance classes, there’s an array of events catering to every interest. With temperatures set to reach the upper 70s, it’s the ideal time to soak up the sun and partake in all the great things our Classic City has to offer!

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

Athens Area

TED x UGA 2024: This Friday at 7pm at the Morton Theater, TEDxUGA ( is an independent TED event showcasing UGA’s top thinkers and doers sharing their passions and ideas. Each spring, the University of Georgia and Athens community unite for this enriching experience, shared over 6.1 million times. TEDxUGA 2024 offers a glimpse into the diverse ideas thriving within UGA. Explore candid experiences, groundbreaking research, and innovative scholarship shaping the future. Join us on this journey of discovery. Buy the tickets here!

Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic: Hosted by the UGA Women’s Golf team at the UGA Golf Course, the best of the SEC will be coming to compete against the Women’s team in this two day event. The weather is supposed to be absolutely amazing for this weekend so be sure to check out the competition! Check out the website for more details.

Queer Karaoke: . Hosted by Athens Pride Queer Collective at Normal Bar, this karaoke performance spotlights queer musical artist and music thats helped shape the queer community. Starting at 7pm, the Athens Pride Queer Collective just ask for a gracious donation of $10 at the door!

Free Community Dance Classes: Get ready to groove and shake things up because Dance FX Athens is hosting free community classes on Saturday, March 30th! From 9:30am to 9:30pm, mark your calendar for a day filled with fun and excitement as you explore new dance styles and techniques. With classes capped at 20 dancers per session, be sure to secure your spot early by reserving it here. It’s your chance to move your body and dive into something fresh!.

Easter Egg Hunt: Come over to Memorial Park on Saturday at 11am to participate in the annual 5-points easter egg hunt. Ages 10 & under free! [email protected]

Rotary Nautical Flea Market: Come and be part of the Rotary Club of Hartwell’s Annual Nautical Market at Gum Branch Mega Ramp! This vibrant waterfront affair is a celebration of everything nautical, featuring an exciting in-water boat show, delightful boat rides, a thrilling kids’ Easter egg hunt, a diverse array of vendors, tempting food trucks, coffee on wheels, fabulous shopping opportunities, and plenty of entertainment for all ages. Best of all, admission is free! Mark your calendars for Saturday from 9 am to 4 pm and dive into the fun at Lake Hartwell! Sign up to participate here.

Easter Sunrise Service: Oconee Hill Cemetery is hosting a service featuring Matt Marston from First Baptist, Athens as the officiant, accompanied by music from Tom Granum and a Festival Brass ensemble. The event begins at 7 a.m. and admission is free! For more information, contact [email protected].