Looking Ahead: Events in UGA and Athens This Week | City News


The news desk has compiled a list of events happening throughout the coming week that are open to the public. The slate includes a bridal show in Athens, live musical performances, business competitions for Terry College of Business students and Georgia Craft Beer Day at the Southern Brewing Company.

Sunday February 27

Athens Bridal Show

What: A bridal event where the bride and groom can meet wedding professionals. Tickets are $15 at the door or $10 in advance.

When: 12:30 p.m.-3 p.m.

Where: The Classic Center

300 N. Thomas St., Athens, Georgia 30601

Eat the Runt

What: UGA’s Department of Theater and Film Studies presents “Eat the Runt,” a satirical play about office politics. Tickets are $12 for students and $16 for non-students and can be purchased here. The event is recurring until March 3.

When: 8 p.m. Monday to Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday

Where: Palace of Fine Arts – Cellar Theater

255 Baldwin Street, Athens, Georgia 30602

Monday February 28

College of Family and Consumer Sciences Open House

What: An open house for those interested in the College of Family and Consumer Sciences majors. Current FACS students will be available to speak with attendees and both in-person and virtual sessions will take place.

When: 2 p.m.-4 p.m.

Where: Dawson Hall, room 112

305 Sanford Dr., Athens, Georgia 30602

Tuesday, March 1

Terry’s Business Skills Tournament

What: Terry’s first annual Business Skills Tournament is designed for undergraduate students to learn business skills through case studies varying across different business skills. The competition is free and students are encouraged to form teams of three (one student must be an adult at Terry College) and learn how to practice different business skills in the business world. Contest winners will win prizes. Register here. For any questions, email [email protected]

When: 6-8 p.m.

Where: Terry College of Business, TBD

Lincoln Center Chamber Music Society: Stars of Vienna

What: musical program that combines the compositions of Viennese artists Mozart, Beethoven and Brahms. Performers include Wu Han, James Thompson, Matthew Lipman and David Finckel. Tickets cost $10 for students and between $35 and $55 for others. They can be bought here. Masks must be worn at all times.

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: Center for the Performing Arts, Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Rd., Athens, Georgia 30605

Wednesday March 2

$5 Cooking Class at UHC’s Nutritional Kitchen

What: FYOS-approved cooking class for vegan pasta primavera and peanut butter mug cake. The class is $5 for students who have paid health fees and $10 for unpaid students. To register, call the UHC Health Promotion Department at 706-542-8690.

When: 4:30-6 p.m.

Where: University Health Center, nutritional kitchen

55 Carlton Street, Athens, Georgia 30602

Mature Live Performances

What: Boston rock, funk, R&B, jazz and pop band Ripe will perform in Athens. Tickets are $20-$22 and can be purchased here.

When: 8:30 p.m.

Where: Georgia Theater

215 N. Lumpkin St., Athens, Georgia 30601

Thursday March 3

Russian game night

What: UGA’s flagship Russian program will host a free evening of board games, cards and Russian words hosted by one of the program’s student ambassadors.

When: 5-6 p.m.

Where: Joseph E. Brown Room, Lobby

595 S. Lumpkin Street, Athens, Georgia 30605

Terry Night-In: Night at the Museum

What: Terry’s students can enjoy free fun activities such as mini canvas painting, a photo booth, games, food and other activities.

When: 6-7:30 p.m.

Where: Studio 225

225 W. Broad St., Athens, Georgia 30601

Friday March 4

morning mindfulness

What: Guests are invited into galleries for a free guided mindfulness meditation featuring a variety of instructor-led meditation, movement, and mindfulness techniques. No experience is necessary. This program is available in person and via Zoom. Email [email protected] to reserve a spot in person or register online. This event is recurring every other Friday.

When: 9:30 a.m.-10 a.m.

Where: Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street, Athens, Georgia 30602

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra with conductor Donald Runnicles and pianist Michelle Cann

What: Michelle Cann, renowned concert pianist and Curtis Institute faculty member, will perform a piano concerto by Florence Price, the first black composer to achieve national acclaim. Tickets cost between $45 and $85 and can be purchased here. Masks must be worn at all times.

When: 8 p.m.

Where: UGA Performing Arts Center, Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Rd., Athens, Georgia 30605

Saturday March 5

Georgia Craft Beer Day at the Southern Brewing Company

What: Georgia Beer Day is an annual celebration of Georgian craft beer and benefits the Georgia Craft Brewers Guild. In partnership with GCBG, $1 from each drink will be donated to their cause. The 2022 pint glass is a 16 oz. Libbey Becher, presenting the art of artist Ali Lamoreux. This year’s theme, “From the Blue Ridge Mountains to Driftwood Beach,” will feature exhibits on “Georgia’s beauty with two of its most recognizable natural landscapes.”

When: 2pm-10pm

Where: Southern Brewing Company

231 Collins Industrial Blvd., Athens, Georgia 30601

Eighth Annual Athens Hip Hop Awards

What: This is a red carpet event that highlights Athens’ hip hop music scene, culture and minority business professionals. It’s a chance for hip-hop artists, fans, and the community to celebrate their love for music and culture with family and friends. Live performances and an awards ceremony will take place. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. VIP tables are available.

When: 7-9 p.m.

Where: The Warehouse

346 E. Broad St., Athens, Georgia 30601


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