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Posted on: June 21, 2018

Nov. 28 & 29, 2018 @ 7:30 p.m.

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Cirque Dreams Holidaze lights up the 2018 season with the must-see holiday show The New York Daily News proclaims a “delicious confection of charm, sparkle and talent by the sleighload and so full of energy it could end our dependence on oil.” Created by ...

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

Dec. 4 & 5, 2018 @ 7:30 p.m.

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JERSEY BOYS is the Tony®  and Grammy Award® -winning Best Musical about Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi. This is the behind-the-scenes true story of how a group of blue-co...

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Posted on: September 27, 2018

December 8, 2018 @ 8:30 a.m.

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Santa Claus is coming to town! Join us on December 8 for Breakfast with Santa benefitting The Classic Center Cultural Foundation! Guests will enjoy a full breakfast buffet, a visit and photo with Santa, a visit to Santa's craft workshop, a coupon for ice ...

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Posted on: October 29, 2018

December 8 & 9, 2018

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Join us on Saturday, December 8 and Sunday, December 9 for the Athens Symphony Orchestra Christmas Concerts at The Classic Center Theatre. The program will include compositions by Hayes, Schubert, Adams, Smith, Phillips, Handel, Thurston/Maffett, Silvestr...

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Posted on: July 13, 2018

December 13, 2018 @ 7 p.m.

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Christian rock band Newsboys United is coming to The Classic Center Theatre on December 13, with special guests Zealand and Adam Agee. Tickets are on sale now!

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Posted on: June 27, 2018

Dec. 22 & 23, 2018 (times vary)

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Bring the family out for one of the holiday's most beloved stories - The Nutcracker - presented by The National Ballet of Odessa from Ukraine. Choose from one of two magical performances this Christmas season! Tickets are on sale now!*This performance is ...

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Posted on: June 27, 2018

January 8, 2019 @ 7:30 p.m.

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Broadway's Best Party is turning up the volume to ten! Nominated for five Tony Awards®, Rock of Ages captures the iconic era of 1980s Hollywood. Featuring the music of hit bands such as Styx, Poison, Twisted Sister, Whitesnake, and more, this Tent...

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Posted on: November 2, 2018

January 30, 2019 @ 7 p.m.

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Elevation Worship is coming to The Classic Center Theater on Wednesday, January 30 at 7 p.m. Tickets are on sale now!

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Posted on: August 7, 2018

February 1-3, 2019 (times vary)

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The Athens Area Pickleball Association is excited to announce that the 5th Annual Pickled Peach Valentine Classic Pickleball Tournament will be held February 1-3, 2019.

This tournament will again be held indoors in the beautiful all-weather Akins Ford Aren...

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

February 4, 2019 @ 7:30 p.m.

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Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA is the Tony Award®-winning musical from the creators of South Pacific and The Sound of Music that’s delighting audiences with its surprisingly contemporary take on the classic tale. This lush ...

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Posted on: September 7, 2018

February 27, 2019 @ 6:30 p.m.

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Join us at The Classic Center Theatre on Wednesday, February 27 for Wild Kratts Live 2.0! Wild Kratts Live! is a theatrical stage show based on the #1 animated television series Wild Kratts. Martin and Chris Kratt, stars of the Emmy-nominated Wild Kratts ...

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Posted on: October 8, 2018

February 27, 2019 @ 7:30 p.m.

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Old Dominion returns to Athens to perform at Akins Ford Arena at The Classic Center on February 27 at 7:30 p.m. with special guests Jordan Davis and Mitchell Tenpenny.  Tickets are on sale now!

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

April 4, 2019 @ 7:30 p.m.

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FINDING NEVERLAND tells the incredible story behind Peter Pan. Playwright J.M. Barrie struggles to find inspiration until he meets four young brothers and their beautiful widowed mother. Spellbound by the boys’ enchanting make-believe adventures...

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Posted on: October 15, 2018

April 7, 2019 @ 7 p.m.

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COME ON DOWN! The Price is Right Live is coming to The Classic Center Theatre on Sunday, April 7 at 7 p.m. *Tickets are on sale now!

*No Purchase Necessary to register for a chance to be a contestant. For Full Official rules, call or visit the Box...

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Posted on: October 29, 2018

May 18, 2019 @ 7 p.m.

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Humorist Jeanne Robertson is coming back to The Classic Center Theatre on Saturday, May 18. Tickets are on sale now!

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Posted on: November 21, 2018

Athens on Ice Public Skating returns to Akins Ford Arena at The Classic Center on November 23

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Athens on Ice Public Skating returns to Akins Ford Arena at The Classic Center on November 23

ATHENS, Ga. – Ice skating is back in Athens! Akins Ford Arena at The Classic Center in downtown Athens will once again be offering public ice s...

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Posted on: November 20, 2018

Complimentary Athens Symphony Christmas Concert tickets available November 26

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Complimentary Athens Symphony Christmas Concert tickets available November 26

ATHENS, Ga. – Complimentary tickets to the Athens Symphony Christmas Concerts will be available to the public on Monday, November 26 at 10 a.m. at The Classic Center bo...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

The National Ballet of Odessa from Ukraine presents The Nutcracker at The Classic Center Theatre

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The National Ballet of Odessa from Ukraine presents The Nutcracker at The Classic Center Theatre this December

ATHENS, Ga. – The world’s favorite holiday classic, The Nutcracker, returns to The Classic Center Theatre this seaso...

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Posted on: November 12, 2018

Tony & Grammy Award-winning Jersey Boys is playing The Classic Center Theatre December 4 & 5

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Tony®, Grammy® and Olivier® Award-WINNING BEST MUSICAL

DIRECTED BY DES McANUFF

PLAYING THE CLASSIC CENTER THEATRE IN ATHENS

DECEMBER 4 & 5

 

ATHENS (November 6, 2018) – Tickets are ...

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Posted on: November 5, 2018

Breakfast with Santa returns to The Classic Center on December 8

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Breakfast with Santa returns to The Classic Center on December 8 to benefit The Classic Center Cultural Foundation

ATHENS, Ga. – Santa Claus is coming to town! Families are invited to The Classic Center on Saturday, December 8 from 8:30-...

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

Tourism Brings Big Bucks to Athens

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Tourism Brings Big Bucks to Athens

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Tourism brought $310 million to Athens last year, up 6 percent over 2016, according to figures released last week by the Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau. That spending sustained 2,872 jobs, ...

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Posted on: October 29, 2018

Humorist Jeanne Robertson returns to The Classic Center Theatre on May 18

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Humorist Jeanne Robertson returns to The Classic Center Theatre on May 18 

ATHENS, Ga. – October 29, 2018 - Humorist Jeanne Robertson is bringing her “Rocking Humor” tour to Athens.  Robertson will perform LI...

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Posted on: October 16, 2018

The Price is Right Live™ is coming to The Classic Center Theatre on April 7

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The Price is Right Live is coming to The Classic Center Theatre on April 7

 

(ATHENS, GA – October 15, 2018)  – The Classic Center Theatre will play host to The Price is Right Live&trade...

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Posted on: October 11, 2018

Old Dominion returning to Athens February 27 to perform live at Akins Ford Arena

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Old Dominion returning to Athens February 27 to perform live at Akins Ford Arena

 

ATHENS, Ga. – Oct. 11, 2018 – Following a string of sold out shows and chart-scorching success, acclaimed country band Old Dominion shares a bran...

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Posted on: September 20, 2018

Wild Kratts Live 2.0 leaps onto The Classic Center Theatre stage on February 27

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Wild Kratts® Leaps onto Stages from Coast-to-Coast with Wild Kratts LIVE 2.0 –Activate Creature Power®! All-New Action-Packed Touring Production Brings the Stars of the Emmy-Nominated Hit PBS KIDS Series...

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Posted on: August 20, 2018

The Peach State Cats to play arena football at Akins Ford Arena at The Classic Center

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The Peach State Cats to play arena football at Akins Ford Arena at The Classic Center

ATHENS, Ga. – The Classic Center is proud to host the Peach State Cats professional indoor football team at Akins Ford Arena for the upcoming season, w...

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