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July’s Art After Hours event includes back-to-back free concerts in Downtown Athens

ATHENS, Ala. – Athens Arts League is offering the community back-to-back free concerts for July’s Art After Hours event. The concerts will be Thursday, July 11, from 6-8 p.m., and Friday, July 12, from 7-9 p.m. Thursday’s performance will feature Huntsville-based Temple of Blood with the original drummer from Nile, Pete Hammoura. Temple of Blood’s […]

Athens Arts League hosts street party at Scout Music House with city’s own Plato Jones

ATHENS, Ala. – Athens Arts League is expanding the Fourth of July holiday celebration into the weekend by hosting a free community street party. The Scout House Street Party with music and food trucks will be Saturday, July 6, from 5-9 p.m. on East Street beside Scout Music House. Plato Jones, a Tuscaloosa cover band […]

Athens Main Street welcomes the newest owner of Belles & Beaus in downtown Athens

🌟 Welcome the newest owner of Belles & Beaus , Tevvy McDole 🌟 Belles and Beaus is a boutique consignment store specializing in children’s clothing and items! Their vision is to have a place for great quality and affordable children’s items along with new boutique and gift items. Stop by and see all the new changes! Belles & Beaus is […]

This week at the Athens Saturday Market – June 22, 2019 – Kids Day at the Market

We would like to thank our presenting sponsor WOW! Internet Cable & Phone for sponsoring our market this season! Our weekly market sponsor for this Saturday is Haney Equipment! Bring your children and grandchildren to touch and explore the helper and hero vehicles that will be on site! There will be story-time, crafts, songs and […]

Restaurants, Music, Food Trucks, and Merchants at June 21, 2019 Fridays after Five in downtown Athens

ATHENS, Ala. – Bring your friends and family to Downtown Athens and come see what the Square has to offer! Fridays After Five will be on selected Fridays of each month in May- August; the upcoming event is June 21st from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Square in Downtown Athens. Fridays After Five […]

City of Athens and Athens Main Street welcome Hildegard’s German Cuisine to the downtown Square

ATHENS, Ala. – Downtown Athens is welcoming a German restaurant that Eric and Amy Miller plan to open next year on Marion Street. The couple owns Hildegard’s German Cuisine in Huntsville. They purchased the former Diesel and Lola building across from the Limestone County Courthouse and are renovating for a Hildegard’s in Athens. The couple […]