Featured Events

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    October 24, 2016 @ 8 p.m.

    Robert McDuffie and R.E.M.'s Mike Mills will perform a concerto for violin, rock band & string orchestra, composed by Mills, at the UGA Performing Arts Center. Read on...
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    November 3, 2016 @ 7 p.m.

    Join us at Akins Arena on November 3 as the UGA Ice Dogs go skate-to-skate against Clemson! Read on...
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    November 4 @ 4:00 p.m. & November 5 @ 11:00 a.m.

    Join us at The Georgia Club, to enjoy the works of Award-Winning Artist William Kwamena-Poh Read on...
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    November 4, 2016 @ 6:30 p.m.

    Eat, drink and dance with us at Harvest for the Homeless! The event includes a Culinary Catchall Raffle, silent auction with fantastic gifts and music by Classic City Swing. Read on...
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    November 4, 2016 @ 7:30 p.m.

    The UGA Ice Dogs are back on the ice at Akins Arena November 4 against Auburn! Read on...
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    November 4, 2016 @ 8 p.m.

    From originating key roles in "Jesus Christ Superstar" and "Pippin" to being in shows like "Jelly’s Last Jam" and "Wicked," Ben Vereen has called the stages of Broadway home for years. Read on...
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    November 7-10, 2016

    The Classic Center is honored to welcome the 2016 GRPA Annual Conference & Trade Show to Athens! Read on...
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    November 12, 2016 (Time TBD)

    Spend the UGA football season with us by reserving your game day parking spot at The Classic Center parking deck! Read on...
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    November 13, 2016 @ 6 p.m.

    The Athens Symphony Orchestra opens the 2016-17 season on Sunday, November 13 for their highly anticipated fall concert at The Classic Center Theatre. Read on...
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    November 16 & 17, 2016

    The 2016 Fall Leadership Conference will be held November 16 (Middle Level chapters only) and November 16-17 (High School chapters only) in Athens at The Classic Center. Read on...
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    November 17, 2016 (6-9 p.m.)

    Join us for Third Thursday - a free art tour of the finest art galleries in Athens! Read on...
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    November 18, 2016 @ 9 p.m.

    The Classic Center, in partnership with Six String Southern Productions and The Foundry, present Drake White & The Big Fire at the 40 Watt Club in Downtown Athens on Friday, November 18. Read on...
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    November 19, 2016 (Time TBD)

    Spend the UGA football season with us by reserving your game day parking spot at The Classic Center parking deck! Read on...
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    November 26, 2016 (Time TBD)

    End the UGA football season with us by reserving your game day parking spot at The Classic Center parking deck! Read on...
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    December 2, 2016 @ 7:30 p.m.

    If you bleed red and black then come on out to Akins Arena on December 2 as the UGA Ice Dogs face-off against Georgia Tech! Read on...
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    December 4, 2016 @ 3 p.m.

    Spend your Sunday afternoon at Akins Arena as the UGA Ice Dogs take on Vanderbilt! Read on...
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    December 13, 2016 @ 7:30 p.m.

    "ELF" is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole. Read on...
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    December 17 & 18, 2016 (times vary)

    Whether you're creating a new family tradition or continuing your current one, "The Nutcracker" is the perfect holiday show for every family. Join us for one of three shows this December! Read on...
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    January 6, 2017 @ 7:30 p.m.

    t's the last weekend of hockey action at Akins Arena! Join us at 7:30 p.m. on January 6 to watch the UGA Ice Dogs go up against Kennesaw State. Read on...
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    January 7, 2017 @ 7:30 p.m.

    The final game of the season at Akins Arena is here! Come out to see your UGA Ice Dogs take on the Middle Tennessee State University and end their season with a sold out crowd! Read on...
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    January 20, 2017 @ 8 p.m.

    "Elvis Lives" is an unforgettable multi-media and live musical journey across Elvis' life. His iconic style, embraced by many of today's artists, continues to intrigue audiences of all generations. Read on...
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    January 22, 2017 @ 12:30 pm

    Your Dream Wedding Begins Here! Read on...
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    February 17, 2017 (Time T.B.D.)

    Join us at The Classic Center Theatre for an original musical about undying love written by Claire Thompson! Read on...
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    February 23, 2017 @ 7:30 p.m.

    Winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards® including Best Musical and the 2013 Grammy Award® for "Best Musical Theater Album", "ONCE" is a truly original Broadway experience. Read on...
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    April 9, 2017 @ 7:30 p.m.

    This unforgettable new production is the winner of four 2013 Tony Awards® including Best Musical Revival. Hailed as “an eye-popping, jaw-dropping extravaganza”, it’s unlike anything Broadway has ever seen! Read on...
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    Athens CVB honors Classic Center employee & Advisory Board Chair with Athens Hospitality Awards

    The Athens CVB hosted its annual meeting this morning and presented Athens Hospitality Awards, which recognize the exceptional work of individuals in the community whose efforts have made a positive impact on the Athens-Clarke County visitor experience. Read on...
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    Ben Vereen ‘Steppin’ Out’ on Classic Center stage

    With a show biz career that spans more than five decades, iconic entertainer Ben Vereen finds that he’s as busy now as he’s ever been. Read on...
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    Hear a Track from Mike Mills' New Rock Concerto

    Last month we told you that former R.E.M. bassist Mike Mills was working on a classical/rock hybrid called Concerto for Rock Band, Violin and Strings. Rolling Stone premiered a movement from the concerto called “Sonny Side Up” on its website last week. Read on...
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