Athens Area and Blue Ridge GA Weekend Roundup! April 7-9

Check out all of the Athens Area and Blue Ridge area events happening this Easter weekend! There is something great for everyone! To stay up to date on local events in Athens and Blue Ridge GA, make sure to check our blog every Friday for current Weekend Events.

Athens and Oconee

Opening Reception for tinyATH Gallery: Tonight’s opening is for Tim Root’s Exhibit: “Watercolors and Wood Thingys” from 5-8 PM, and will be on display through Thursday, April 13. Make sure you stop by this community art gallery to check out all of the great local artists. More information on exhibits can be found here.

Best of Atlanta Comedy Club: Get ready for some serious laughs tonight at Hendershots, starting at 7 PM. Presented by Laughing Skull Lunge and Aubrey Entertainment, this Best of Atlanta Comedy show will bring 5+ professional comedians to Athens. Tickets start at $12 for students and $15 for GA, and can be purchased here!

Easter Egg Hunt and Breakfast with the Easter Bunny: Rain or shine, bring the kiddos down to Memorial Park this Saturday morning for either Breakfast with the Easter Bunny. The breakfast sessions are at 9 AM and 10 AM and are $5 for residents and $7.50 for non residents. Please make sure to register online beforehand here. Afterwards, stick around for the FREE easter egg hunt at 11 AM! The area will be divided into sections by age groups. Get more information here!

Live Jazz Music: Come enjoy a cold local beer and live jazz music at Creature Comforts during their Jazz Sundays. Music will be 3-5 PM in the Athens taproom every Sunday. More information and future events can be found on their website.

Blue Ridge

Annual Easter Egg Hunt at The Groovy Zoo: The 2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt is set for this Saturday from 11 AM – 12 PM at The Groovy Zoo! Over 2,500 eggs with prizes will be up for grabs, including some Golden Eggs with main prizes. For more information or weather concerns, visit the event info here. There will be another Easter Egg Hunt at St. Lukes Episcopal Church in partnership with the Blue Ridge Kiwanis Club. This hunt will begin at 1 PM and will be located at the church. More info here!

Easter Weekend Wine Tasting: If you’re still looking for that perfect bottle of wine to bring home for Easter Sunday, 34th Degree has you covered! Saturday you will get to enjoy a flight of wines that explore the Grenache, Syrah, and Mourvedre family. Tastings are $20-$30 a person depending on selections. For reservations you can email or call, contact and information can be found here!

Easter Brunch at The Tavern: Reservations required, spend your Sunday at Old Toccoa Farm at The Tavern’s Easter Buffet! There will be an array of traditional Easter dishes from 10 AM – 4 PM. $45 a person and $20 for children 12 and under. You can find out more information about the menu and reservations here!