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Thu, September 21, 2017
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The 10th Annual State of Education in GA Conference

Conferences, Fairs and Symposiums

This one-day conference will include a keynote, breakout session, and discussions on Georgia's state plan for the ESSA (Every Student Succeeds Act).

Georgia Center for Continuing Education

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 21, 2017
9:30 am

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Nature Ramble

Literary Arts, Recreation and Fitness, Free Events

Join Nature Ramblers and learn more about the natural areas, flora and fauna of the Garden. Sessions start with an inspirational reading by a nature writer. This is a ramble not a hike; the group will stop to view interesting plants, insects, butterflies, mushrooms, etc., along the way.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Meet at Shade Garden Arbor

2450 South Milledge Ave.
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 21, 2017
4:15 pm

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American Indian Returnings Talk: Daniel Heath Justice

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Literary Arts, Free Events

Eidson Distinguished Professor in American Literature LeAnne Howe presents American Indian Scholar and author Daniel Heath Justice for her annual American Indian Returnings (AIR) Talk. Justice is a professor of First Nations and Indigenous Studies in the Institute for Critical Indigenous Studies with a cross appointment in English at the University of British Columbia. The AIR series celebrates Native American scholars and authors and their “return” from exile to the Southeast.

Georgia Museum of Art, M. Smith Griffith Auditorium

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 21, 2017
5:30 pm

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Lecture: Stephen Mihm

Exhibitions, Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Tours

“A Nation of Counterfeiters: Capitalists, Con men, and the Making of the United States,” Stephen Mihm, UGA history professor. Mihm's talk is in conjunction with the exhibit "Gold-digging in Georgia: America’s First Gold Rush."

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Auditorium

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 21, 2017
6:00 pm

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The Collectors host Spalding Nix’s Culture Club in Athens

Visual Arts, Free Events

In 2003, Spalding Nix founded Spalding Nix Fine Art upon returning to his native Atlanta after working at Sotheby’s in New York. Mr. Nix established Culture Club to give Atlantans the opportunity to experience presentations by world-class experts on all things cultural. Spalding will join us for a special edition of Culture Club in Athens and will speak about the art of collecting and appraising private collections. The Collectors focus on connoisseurship and raise funds for museum acquisitions. If you are interested in becoming a member of the museum or joining the Collectors, visit georgiamuseum.org/join or call 706.542.4662.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 21, 2017
6:30 pm

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Studio Workshop: Drawing

Classes and Workshops, Visual Arts

Join Athens-based artist and educator Brian Hitselberger for a four-part series of drawing courses that serves as an introduction to techniques and materials. Both enthusiastic beginners and more seasoned practitioners are welcome. Topics to be covered include contour, value, simplification and detail, drawing on-the-fly and more focused, detailed methods of mark-making. All sessions will use the museum's collection as source material, including its archives and many works not regularly on display. Participants will be introduced to brush and ink washes, ink pen, colored pencil and hard and soft graphite. The cost of the course is a $15 materials fee, which will cover all necessary supplies for the four sessions (Sept. 7, 14, 21 and 28). Space is limited; call 706-542-8863 or email callan@uga.edu to register.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 21, 2017
7:00 pm

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Thursday Twilight Tour: Highlights of the Permanent Collection

Tours, Visual Arts, Free Events

Join docents for a tour of the permanent collection. Tours meet in the lobby.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Thu, September 21, 2017
8:00 pm

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Women’s Soccer at Ole Miss

Athletics, Free Events

Oxford, MS Get directions
Fri, September 22, 2017
3:00 pm

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Tour: Covered With Glory: Football at UGA, 1892-1917

Tours, Free Events

Free guided tours of Covered With Glory: Football at UGA, 1892-1917 are offered each Friday before home games. View rarely seen artifacts and photographs from UGA’s earliest gridiron heroes that tell the story of the formative years of UGA’s football program in this new exhibit.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Rotunda

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 22, 2017
6:00 pm

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CAES Alumni Association Awards Banquet and Georgia Agricultural Hall of Fame

Receptions and Recognitions

Celebrate the Alumni Award of Excellence and Young Alumni Achievement Award recipients along with the Georgia Agricultural Hall of Fame inductees at the 63rd CAES Alumni Association Banquet.

The Classic Center
300 Thomas St.
Athens, GA Get directions
Fri, September 22, 2017
8:00 pm

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The Last Witch

Performing Arts

Scotland, 1727. An eccentric widow’s refusal to deny charges of witchcraft sets her at odds with a new sheriff, threatening not only her life but that of her daughter. Performances run Sept. 22, 26-30 at 8 p.m. and Sept. 24 & Oct. 1 at 2:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Building Cellar Theatre.

Fine Arts Building, Cellar Theatre

255 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Sat, September 23, 2017
9:00 am

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Workshop: Salad Foraging

Classes and Workshops, Health

In this UGArden workshop taught by Noelle Fuller, participants will learn about foraging and seasonal medicinal herbs (cultivated and growing wild) that can be harvested to add nutrition and flavor to salads.

UGArden
2500 S Milledge Ave
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, September 24, 2017
2:00 pm

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Women’s Soccer vs. Vanderbilt

Athletics, Free Events

Turner Soccer Complex

2330 S Milledge Ave
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, September 24, 2017
2:30 pm

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The Last Witch

Performing Arts

Scotland, 1727. An eccentric widow’s refusal to deny charges of witchcraft sets her at odds with a new sheriff, threatening not only her life but that of her daughter. Performances run Sept. 22, 26-30 at 8 p.m. and Sept. 24 & Oct. 1 at 2:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Building Cellar Theatre.

Fine Arts Building, Cellar Theatre

255 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Sun, September 24, 2017
3:00 pm

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Concert: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

Performing Arts

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra performs Leonard Bernstein’s Symphony No. 2, The Age of Anxiety

Performing Arts Center, Hodgson Concert Hall

230 River Road
Athens, GA Get directions
Mon, September 25, 2017
6:30 pm

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Class: Fundamentals of Photography

Classes and Workshops

Participants will learn about lighting, composition, lenses, portraiture basics, creative uses of shutter and aperture, and more.

Georgia Center for Continuing Education

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, September 26, 2017
2:00 pm

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Tuesday Tour at Two

Tours, Free Events

Guided tour of the exhibit galleries of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies. Participants should meet in the rotunda of on the second floor of the Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries.

Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Meet in Rotunda

300 South Hull Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, September 26, 2017
3:00 pm

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Embracing Diversity

Receptions and Recognitions, Free Events

Embracing Diversity is an annual kick-off event to celebrate the value of diversity and inclusion. At this event, the UGA faculty and staff graduates of the Certificate in Diversity and Inclusion are recognized, as well as the recipients of the Diversity Scholarship and UGA Black Alumni Scholarships.

Chapel

109 Herty Field
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, September 26, 2017
3:30 pm

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Ecology Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

"Effective and Evolutionarily Robust Antibiotics," Sam Brown, associate professor of biological sciences at the Georgia Institute of Technology. A reception follows the seminar at 4:30 p.m. in the lobby, hosted by Andrew Park.

Ecology Building, Auditorium

140 East Green Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Tue, September 26, 2017
8:00 pm

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The Last Witch

Performing Arts

Scotland, 1727. An eccentric widow’s refusal to deny charges of witchcraft sets her at odds with a new sheriff, threatening not only her life but that of her daughter. Performances run Sept. 22, 26-30 at 8 p.m. and Sept. 24 & Oct. 1 at 2:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Building Cellar Theatre.

Fine Arts Building, Cellar Theatre

255 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, September 27, 2017
1:35 pm

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Conservation Seminar

Lectures, Readings and Discussions, Free Events

“Trans-boundary Conservation of Migratory Species: The Monarch Butterfly as a Case Study,” Sonia Altizer, UGA Athletic Association Professor of Ecology.

Ecology Building, Auditorium

140 East Green Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, September 27, 2017
2:00 pm

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Tour at Two: “Modern Masters from the Giuliano Ceseri Collection”

Tours, Visual Arts, Free Events

Join docents for a tour of the exhibition.

Georgia Museum of Art

90 Carlton Street
Athens, GA Get directions
Wed, September 27, 2017
8:00 pm

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The Last Witch

Performing Arts

Scotland, 1727. An eccentric widow’s refusal to deny charges of witchcraft sets her at odds with a new sheriff, threatening not only her life but that of her daughter. Performances run Sept. 22, 26-30 at 8 p.m. and Sept. 24 & Oct. 1 at 2:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Building Cellar Theatre.

Fine Arts Building, Cellar Theatre

255 Baldwin Street
Athens, GA Get directions
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