The Sippin’ Cider Festival (held in December) was voted a Top 20 event in the Southeast in 2014. This event you will get to visit our merchants and sample cider. You get to vote for your favorite while you are shopping and enjoying store specials. The merchant with the most votes wins the Cider Cup and bragging rights for the year. Other activities include in store children’s activities, train rides by the Athens Lions Club, live music, roasting marshmallows, and a visit from Santa.