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Annual Mardi Gras Block Party and Parade planned for downtown Athens

ATHENS, Ala. - Eight years ago, Athens State University Art Professor Gail Bergeron challenged her art sculpture students to help bring Mardi Gras to Downtown Athens. The New Orleans native created a block party where students, dubbed the Athens State…

Downtown merchants offer sweet deals for Chocolate Walk 2019

ATHENS Ala. – Athens Main Street’s 2019 Chocolate Walk is Saturday, February 2 from 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Chocolate Walk Tickets may be sold out, but everyone can enjoy the fabulous specials offered by Downtown merchants.  Whether you have tickets or not…stop…

Athens Main Street announces 2019 Chocolate Walk; tickets on sale now

ATHENS ALA. – Athens Main Street is proud to announce the 2019 Chocolate Walk is Saturday, February 2, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. You can fall in love with Downtown Athens, while enjoying some sweet treats. Ticket holders enjoy a chocolate treat, sweet…

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Athens Main Street announces participating merchants for 2018 Sippin’ Cider Festival

ATHENS, Ala. – Eat, Sip, and Shop at the 8th annual Sippin’ Cider Festival in downtown Athens. Winter’s favorite drink will take center stage in downtown Athens, Ala. the second Saturday in December when Athens Main Street hosts the 8th…

8th Annual Sippin’ Cider festival planned for December 8, 2018 in downtown Athens

ATHENS, Ala. - Visit the Square in Downtown Athens to eat, shop and sample all the delicious cider specially created just for this event. Sip and vote on your favorite. Just look for Elves in Santa hats outside the participating merchants. They will have ballots…

Athens Main Street Trivia Contest for Car Giveaway during bicentennial celebrations

Athens Main Street Trivia Contest for Car Giveaway ATHENS, Ala – This year marks the 32nd year of the Athens Christmas Open House.  Each year, Christmas Open House kicks off the holiday shopping season. In addition to traditional Christmas Open House…

32nd Annual Athens/Limestone County Christmas Open House set for November 16-18, 2018 in downtown Athens

ATHENS, Ala. - Busy sidewalks, city sidewalks, dressed in holiday style...In the air there's a feeling of Christmas! That's right!   Once again all the joys of the ChristmasSeason are headed back to downtown Athens for Christmas Open House, November 16,…