Athens Area Weekend Roundup! May 31st

Welcome to a weekend filled with sunshine and excitement! As the warm weather embraces us, there’s no shortage of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors and indulge in community events. From invigorating classes to captivating live music performances, the weekend promises an array of experiences to delight in. Among the highlights is the Forest Heights Blueberry Festival on Saturday, offering a plethora of activities for all ages, alongside vibrant live music to enchant the evening. Let’s dive into the festivities and make the most of this delightful weekend ahead!

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Athens Area

Popsicle in the Park: A fun event for kids this Friday at Oconee County Library! Come enjoy popsicles, chalk, and other fun outdoor activities.

Rosé – A – Thon: This Friday come enjoy the amazing tastes of this season’s best Rosés. This event takes place at J’s Bottle Shop Tasting Room from 5:30-7:30pm with registration required, starting at $25.

Dance After Dark: Join us this Friday, May 31st, at 6:00 pm for an electrifying evening filled with dance classes tailored to elevate your skills and confidence. Whether you’re a beginner or advanced dancer, grab your heels and dress to impress for sessions in beginning heels, chairs, and tricks, as well as advanced heels techniques. Exclusively for ages 18 and up, this event promises a dynamic experience from 6 to 9 pm. Admission ranges from $15 to $35. Secure your spot now at and let’s dance the night away!

Pottery Workshop: Join us this Saturday, June 1st, at 2:00 pm for an engaging adult workshop centered around the art of pottery. This recurring event offers participants a hands-on experience, starting with a demonstration of basic hand-building techniques. You’ll have the chance to create your own pottery pieces during the session, which will then be fired and available for pickup at a later date. Registration is required to secure your spot in this immersive workshop, which begins promptly at 2 pm. Reserve your place for $60 at, and let your creativity take shape in the world of pottery!

Dark Entries Karaoke: Join us every Friday, including May 31st, at 7:00 pm for an unforgettable experience at Dark Entries Karaoke. Immerse yourself in the world of music as you sing your heart out to your favorite tunes from a specially curated catalog. From classic to modern goth, post-punk, punk, ’80s hits, and even J-Pop, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. The event runs from 7 to 10 pm and admission is absolutely FREE! Don’t miss out on this electrifying karaoke night at

Of Montreal, Godcaster: Experience a night of electrifying music on Friday, May 31st, at Georgia Theatre, starting at 7:00 pm. Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Tickets are $18 at Catch the legendary psych-pop group of Montreal, renowned for their eccentric stage presence and touring their latest album, “Lady on The Cusp.” Joining them is the explosive Brooklyn-based rock band, Godcaster, known for their dynamic live shows. Don’t miss this unforgettable musical event featuring two phenomenal acts!

Forest Heights Blueberry Festival: Join us for a day of fun at the Forest Heights Blueberry Festival on Saturday, June 1st, starting at 9:30 am. This annual neighborhood event supports a community blueberry planting project. From 9:30 am to 9:30 pm, enjoy a range of activities including a children’s bike rally, cooking competition, garden tours, outdoor concert, food trucks, and a silent auction. Best of all, admission is FREE! Don’t miss out on this opportunity to enjoy a day filled with community spirit and entertainment. Visit for more information.

Athens Pride Parade: Step into a weekend brimming with celebration and inclusivity! On Saturday, Athens Pride and Queer Collective are set to ignite downtown with their vibrant parade, culminating in a lively Resource Festival at the Classic Center Pavilion. From 2 to 6 pm, join in the festivities as the parade winds through the heart of the city, followed by an enriching experience at the Resource Festival. Featuring nonprofit vendors, delectable food trucks, and captivating entertainment, this event promises an afternoon of unity and joy. Best of all, admission is FREE! Don’t miss out on this opportunity to show your support and embrace the spirit of pride. Visit for more details.