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Posted on: January 4, 2017

January 19-22, 2017

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"JanFest” (pioneering band invitational established in 1950) is a four-day event for high school band musicians. Students are nominated for participation by their director by way of this website early in the academic year after receiving th...

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

January 19, 2017 (6-9 p.m.)

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Third Thursday is a monthly evening of art in Athens, Georgia! It’s a great opportunity to see visual art at seven excellent and consistent art venues. It’s not an art walk because it does not occur in a single district of Athens; rather, it is an opportu...

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Posted on: May 25, 2016

January 20, 2017 @ 8 p.m.

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"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. Featuring champions and finalists from Elvis Pr...Read on...

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Posted on: September 30, 2016

January 22, 2017 @ 12:30 pm

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You've been online searching wedding ideas and trends. Now it's time to see all of this come to life at the Georgia Bridal Show! Don't leave your dream wedding to chance...Meet face to face with wedding professionals, and find everything you need in one p...Read on...

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Posted on: January 3, 2017

February 1, 2017 (Noon-5 p.m.)

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UGA students and alumni are invited to meet with recruiters seeking candidates to fill both internship and full time opportunities. Please dress professionally and bring copies fo your resumes. Shuttles will run from campus to the Classic Center between 1...

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Posted on: January 3, 2017

February 3-5, 2017

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Mark your calendars for the eighth annual Athens Wine Weekend, scheduled for Friday through Sunday, February 3-5, 2017, at The Classic Center in downtown Athens. The event is a benefit for The Classic Center Cultural Foundation, which helps provide perfor...

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Posted on: December 19, 2016

February 11, 2017 @ 4 p.m.

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Join ESP for the most heartwarming night of the year! Each year, Extra Special People brings together members of the community with the children and families it serves for one special night: Big Hearts. It’s an opportunity to shine a spotlight on the abil...Read on...

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Posted on: May 25, 2016

February 23, 2017 @ 7:30 p.m.

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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. Featuring an impressive ensemble of actor/musicians who play their ow...Read on...

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Posted on: December 2, 2016

April 5, 2017 @ 7 p.m.

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The Beach Boys are coming to The Classic Center Theatre on Wednesday, April 5 at 7 p.m.! 

Tickets go on sale Friday, December 9 at 10 a.m. Tickets range from $44 to $78 plus applicable fees.

The Beach Boys have sold over 100 million records worldwide a...

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Posted on: December 12, 2016

April 7, 2017 @ 7:30 p.m.

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Old Dominion will be performing live at the 440 Foundry Pavilion at The Classic Center on April 7, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.!


Tickets go on sale Friday, December 16 at 10 a.m.

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Posted on: May 25, 2016

April 9, 2017 @ 7:30 p.m.

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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! Come experience "PIPPIN," one young man...Read on...

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

Free Third Thursday evening art tour scheduled for January 19

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Free Third Thursday evening art tour scheduled for January 19

               

ATHENS, Ga. – The next Third Thursday – the monthly evening tour of seven public art galleries – is scheduled...

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

Elvis Lives at The Classic Center next week

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Elvis Lives at The Classic Center next week

Story by: Chris Starrs / Athens Banner-Herald

Elvis Presley’s impact on modern culture is such that 40 years after his death there remains a global infatuation rivaled by few other icons.

The king is gone, bu...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

Old Dominion returning to Athens on April 7 to perform live at the 440 Foundry Pavilion

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Old Dominion returning to Athens on April 7 to perform live at the 440 Foundry Pavilion

 

ATHENS, Ga. – Country music group Old Dominion is returning to Athens on Friday, April 7, 2017 to perform live in concert at the 440 Foundry Pavilion at...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

Tickets now on sale for the eighth annual Athens Wine Weekend at The Classic Center

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Tickets now on sale for the eighth annual Athens Wine Weekend at The Classic Center 

ATHENS, Ga. – Tickets are now on sale for the eighth annual Athens Wine Weekend, scheduled for Friday through Sunday, February 3-5, at The Classic Center in...

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Posted on: December 27, 2016

Sixth annual Elvis Lives theatrical tour comes to Athens on January 20

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SIXTH ANNUAL ELVIS LIVES THEATRICAL TOUR COMES TO ATHENS ON JANUARY 20

 

Ultimate Elvis Tribute Contest Winners from 2009, 2013 & 2014 Reunite for Tour’s Initial Dates; Kicking Off with Elvis Birthday Celebration

ATHENS, Ga. – December 2...

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Posted on: December 16, 2016

New Downtown Athens Hotel 'Tops Out'

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Story by: Blake Aued / Flagpole

Don't book your room just yet, but the new hotel next door to the Classic Center reached a milestone today, as local tourism officials and event organizers from across the Southeast gathered to celebrate the Hyatt P...

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Posted on: December 16, 2016

‘Topping out’ ceremony held at downtown Athens Hyatt Place

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Story by: Jim Thompson / Athens Banner-Herald

The evergreen tree now adorning the top of the under-construction Hyatt Pla

That view was borne out Tuesday by meeting planners who attended the “topping out” ceremony. Allen Siegler, executi...

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Posted on: December 2, 2016

The Beach Boys are coming to The Classic Center Theatre on April 5

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The Beach Boys are coming to

Athens on April 5, 2017!

 

ATHENS, Ga. (Dec. 2) --- The Beach Boys are coming to The Classic Center Theatre on Wednesday, April 5 at 7 p.m.! 

Tickets go on sale Friday, December 9 at 10 a.m. Tickets range ...

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Posted on: December 1, 2016

Pickled Peach Pickleball Tournament to be held at The Classic Center February 10-12

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Pickled Peach Pickleball Tournament to be held at The Classic Center February 10-12

 

ATHENS, Ga. - The Athens Area Pickleball Association will be hosting the 3rd Pickled Peach Valentine Classic Tournament at The Classic Center February 10-12, 2017.

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