Athens Area and Blue Ridge GA Weekend Roundup! Feb. 24-26


Postcard From Morocco: Join the UGA Opera Theatre at their performance “Postcard from Morocco” by Dominick Argento. It is the most performed American Chamber Opera in the world. Located at the UGA Fine Arts Theatre- 255 Baldwin St, Athens GA 30602. Tickets are $25 for adults and $10 with a valid UGA Student ID. Tickets can be found here!

Art Card Club: This one’s for the teens! A weekly art club led by local artists Katy Lipscomb and Tyler Fisher. Participants will get to draw, paint, collage, and create a collection of Art Cards. There are options for pre-teen and teen clubs, drop in for $25 or sign up for a semester pass. Information can be found here!

Athens Spring Home Expo: Want to check out what’s new and happening in all things home improvement? Join vendors from all over the country as well as local vendors at the Classic Center for this FREE event to learn more about all things outdoor living, DIY, decor, design tip, and more. Going on Friday-Sunday, event information here!

Orchid Madness, Orchid Repotting Class: Bring your orchids and learn from the very best, the horticulture staff of the Botanical Gardens this Saturday morning! They will be leading a hands-on repotting class, please select your time slot to attend. 10 AM- 12 PM, $15 a person.

Paint & Sip by “Ain’t a Better Way to Paint”: Have your favorite Creature Comfort’s beer in one hand, and a paintbrush in the other at this Paint & Sip class! Supplies will be provided, recommended to arrive 10-15 minutes early to get settled. This class is on Sunday from 4-6 PM and is $55. Sign up here!

Blue Ridge:

Blue Ridge Film Festival: Presented by Barnstorm Media, this festival is presented to help preserve the independent film through nurturing independent voices. All films that are screened for award consideration will come from submissions! To learn more about the festival and secure tickets click here! Going on Friday-Sunday.

Oil Painting Class: Join 4 Elements Fine Art for a great Saturday oil painting class! This class includes professional art supplies, charcuterie, wine, and your painting all for $130. Seats are limited so make sure to secure your spot here. Saturday from 2 – 4:30 PM!
Live Music with Barefoot Boone: Grab a glass of wine at the gorgeous Chateau Meichtry Vineyard and listen to some great tunes from Barefoot Boone! The band will be playing on Sunday from 1:30 – 5:30 pm. No cover or RSVP needed! More information here!