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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 30, 2018

January 10, 2019 @ 7 p.m.

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The UGA Ice Dawgs return to the rink on Thursday, January 10 to take on Trine. The puck drops at 7 p.m. Come ignite the ice with us at Akins Ford Arena!

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Posted on: November 30, 2018

January 11, 2019 @ 7:30 p.m.

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The UGA Ice Dawgs return to the rink on Friday, January 11 to take on Tennessee. And don't forget to take advantage of our Family Friday deal - buy one adult ticket and receive a free child's ticket. The puck drops at 7:30 p.m. Come ignite the ice with us...

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Posted on: November 30, 2018

January 12, 2019 @ 7:30 p.m.

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The UGA Ice Dawgs will be back at Akins Ford Arena on Saturday, January 12 at 7:30 p.m. to face-off against Tennessee. This will be the final home game at Akins Ford Arena this season. Don't miss a second of the action on the ice!

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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: December 11, 2018

February 9, 2019 @ 4 p.m.

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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 abilities of some of our community’s m...

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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: November 26, 2018

March 28, 2019 @ 7:30 p.m.

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The Temptations & The Four Tops are coming to The Classic Center Theatre on March 28. Tickets are on sale now - just in time for Christmas. 

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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: December 13, 2018

Bread for Life applications are now being accepted for January program

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Bread for Life applications are now being accepted for January program

ATHENS, Ga. – Bread for Life, Inc. is now accepting applications for its next session of classes, beginning January 21, 2019.

As a local non-profit organization, which is now h...

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

The Broadway hit musical Rock of Ages is coming to The Classic Center Theatre on January 8

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“Impossible to resist!” – The New York Times

“Rock and comedy in perfect proportion!” – Time Out New York

“The real deal! A cranked-up crowd-pleaser.” – Daily News

BROA...

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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 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 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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