Upcoming Events
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    August 14, 2022

    For the first time ever, burton + BURTON® is inviting the public to view the one-of-a-kind balloon display at their 40th anniversary Ballooniversity® event on Sunday, August 14, from 2–5 pm. Read on...
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    September 16, 2022

    Come cheer on the Ice Dawgs as they hit the ice and face the Tennessee Volunteers for their home season opener at Akins Ford Arena at The Classic Center! Read on...
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    September 17, 2022

    Come cheer on the Ice Dawgs as they face the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders! Read on...
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    September 18, 2022

    Come cheer on the Ice Dawgs as they challenge Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders to a second matchup at Akins Ford arena! Read on...
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    October 13, 2022

    Not your boring business conference, the 3rd annual Stronger Business Summit - an epic day packed with actionable advice, potential business connections, and lots of fun and engaging sessions! Additional Info...
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    November 7, 2022

    "An Evening with David Sedaris," author of the previous bestsellers Calypso, Naked, Me Talk Pretty One Day, and regular National Public Radio contributor will appear for one night only at The Classic Center Theatre on November. Read on...
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    November 11, 2022

    Classic Entertainment and Doussan Music Group are thrilled to present country music artist and American rock entertainer Aaron Lewis. Read on...
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    November 19, 2022

    The One Night of Queen performance previously scheduled for Saturday, May 14, 2022 at The Classic Center Theatre in Athens, GA will now occur on Saturday, November 19, 2022. Read on...
  9. Zach Williams Christmas I don&#39t want Christmas to End Tour

    December 1, 2022

    Join Zach Williams and special guest, Ben Fuller, on the I Don't Want Christmas to End Tour! Hear Zach's Christmas album in its entirety, along with some fan favorites from his recent albums, live at The Classic Center Theatre Thursday, December 1st. Additional Info...
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    December 2, 2022

    Classic Entertainment in partnership with Round Room Presents is excited to present Blue's Clues & You! Live on Stage, coming to The Classic Center Theatre on Friday, December 2 at 6:00 p.m. Read on...
  11. Black Violin Give Thanks Tour

    December 6, 2022

    Black Violin is lead by classically trained string players Wil B. (viola) and Kev Marcus (violin). Joining them onstage are DJ SPS and drummer Nat Stokes. Additional Info...
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    December 15, 2022

    Classic Entertainment is thrilled to announce the return of John Berry for his 26th Annual Christmas Tour! Join us for John Berry Christmas live at The Classic Center Theatre Thursday, December 15th at 7:00 p.m. Read on...
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    December 22-23, 2022

    Join us for the beloved holiday fairytale that follows a young girl's journey through a fantasy world of fairies, princes, toy soldiers - and an army of mice! Read on...
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    June 23, 2023

    Jerry Seinfeld at The Classic Center Theatre has been rescheduled for Friday, June 23, 2023. Seinfeld has been hailed for his uncanny ability to joke about the little things in life that relate to audiences everywhere. Read on...
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Ballooniversity Balloon Showcase

August 14, 2022 | 2:00-5:00 p.m.
The Classic Center Grand Hall


For the first time ever, burton + BURTON® is inviting the public to view the one-of-a-kind balloon display at their 40th anniversary Ballooniversity® event.  The display of over 100,000 balloons will be showcased in Grand Hall. The showcase will also include live entertainers that children of all ages will love.

Admission to the balloon showcase is FREE. Donations are appreciated and will benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Athens and Extra Special People (ESP).

Can't attend but still want to donate?
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Red & White Game

September 15, 2022 | 7:00 p.m.
Akins Ford Arena at The Classic Center


Come cheer on the Ice Dawgs at the Red & White game, where fans will have the opportunity to watch an ice practice session, followed by the Red vs White scrimmage!

Fans will also get an explanation of drills and concepts by the Coaching staff, as well as access to exclusive team meet and greets, a Q&A session, special merchandise discounts, and more. 

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UGA Hockey vs. Tennessee

September 16, 2022 | 7:30 p.m.
Akins Ford Arena at The Classic Center

Come cheer on the Ice Dawgs as they hit the ice and face the Tennessee Volunteers for their home season opener at Akins Ford Arena at The Classic Center!

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UGA Hockey vs. Middle Tennessee

September 17, 2022 | 7:30 p.m.
Akins Ford Arena at The Classic Center

Come cheer on the Ice Dawgs as they face the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders!

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UGA Hockey vs. Middle Tennessee

September 18, 2022 | 3:00 p.m.
Akins Ford Arena at The Classic Center

Come cheer on the Ice Dawgs as they challenge Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders to a second matchup at Akins Ford arena!

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Stronger Business Summit

October 13, 2022 
The Classic Center

Not your boring business conference - experience an epic day packed with actionable advice, potential business connections, and lots of fun and engaging sessions! 

This year’s event will feature mainstage sessions from Jesse Cole of the Savannah Bananas, Melissa Furman, and Magician Ben Whiting, as well as 12 breakout tracks featuring local and national speakers who specialize in our track topics: Stronger Startups, StrongHER, Stronger Managers, and Stronger CEOs. 

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GPB Presents: An Evening with David Sedaris

November 7, 2022 | 7:30 p.m.
The Classic Center Theatre

GPB Presents "An Evening with David Sedaris," author of the previous bestsellers Calypso, Naked, Me Talk Pretty One Day, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, and regular National Public Radio contributor will appear for one night only, following the release of his newest books Happy-Go-Lucky and A Carnival of Snackery.  This is a unique opportunity to see the best-selling humorist in an intimate setting. 

Tickets will be available to the public on Friday, August 12 at 10:00 a.m.

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Aaron Lewis

November 11, 2022 | 7:00 p.m.
The Classic Center Theatre


Aaron Lewis is the multi-platinum founder of the rock band Staind. Lewis grew up in Springfield, Vermont, listening to his grandparents’ country 8-tracks. Those roots inspired Lewis to return to his origins for the #1 Billboard Country Album debut Town Line and Sinner, as well as Billboard’s #1 Hot Country Song debut “Am I The Only One,” only the 9th time since 1958.

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One Night of Queen

November 19, 2022 | 7:30 p.m.
The Classic Center Theatre


One Night of Queen Performed by Gary Mullen and The Works  is a spectacular live concert, recreating the look, sound, pomp and showmanship of arguably the greatest rock band of all time. This event is sponsored by Terrapin Beer Co.

*Due to non-COVID illness the One Night of Queen performance has been postponed and has been rescheduled for Saturday, November 19, 2022. Ticket holders should retain all tickets to the original date , these will be valid for the new date.

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Zach Williams Christmas I don't want Christmas to End Tour

Zach Williams

December 1, 2022 | 7:00 p.m.
The Classic Center Theatre


Join Zach Williams and special guest, Ben Fuller, on the I Don't Want Christmas to End Tour! Hear Zach's Christmas album in its entirety, along with some fan favorites from his recent albums.  

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Blue's Clues & You! Live On Stage

December 2, 2022 | 6:00 p.m.
The Classic Center Theatre


Josh is conjuring up a magical theater show, but he needs YOUR help! Kids and families will fall in love with theater as they solve Blue’s Clues to find out what Josh needs to make a show. With Broadway-style song and dance, this production pulls out all the stops! See Josh and Blue skidoo to amazing places! 

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Black Violin Give Thanks Tour

Black Violin Give Thanks Tour

December 6, 2022 | 8:00 p.m.
The Classic Center Theatre


Black Violin is lead by classically trained string players Wil B. (viola) and Kev Marcus(violin). Joining them onstage are DJ SPS and drummer Nat Stokes. The band’s Give Thanks Tour employs playful story telling, whimsical string melodies, and hard-hitting beats to highlight the unifying pillars of the holiday season: Giving back to others and being wholeheartedly thankful. Fans can expect to dance along to hits from the band’s Grammy Nominated Take the Stairs album as well as holiday favorites from their Give Thanks album.

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John Berry Christmas Tour

December 15, 2022 | 7:00 p.m.
The Classic Center Theatre


Ring in the holiday season with classic Christmas favorites and new music, as well as his hit songs during the 26th year of this tour in Athens!

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The Nutcracker

December 22, 2022 | 7:00 p.m.

December 23, 2022 | 2:00 p.m.
The Classic Center Theatre


Join us for the beloved holiday fairytale that follows a young girl's journey through a fantasy world of fairies, princes, toy soldiers - and an army of mice! Set to Tchaikovsky's beloved score, you'll here holiday favorites like "Waltz of the Flowers," "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy," "Waltz of the Snowflakes," and more!

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Jerry Seinfeld

June 23, 2023 | 7:00 p.m.
The Classic Center Theatre

Jerry Seinfeld at The Classic Center Theatre has been rescheduled for Friday, June 23, 2023. Seinfeld has been hailed for his uncanny ability to joke about the little things in life that relate to audiences everywhere. 

Current ticketholders should retain all tickets to the original date. These will be valid for the new date. If you are able to attend the new date, there is no need to contact us, your tickets will automatically transfer. If you are unable to attend the new date in June, or if you are unable to locate your original tickets, please contact our friendly Ticket Office Specialists.

Limited tickets are available now.

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