What’s Happening in Athens this March

During the month of March, Athens is packed with a variety of fun-filled activities that are appealing to people of all ages: a wide selection of UGA athletic events, a handful of family-friendly theatre performances, a dinosaur exhibit, and the 9th Annual Athens Jewish Film Festival!

 

Rose of Athens Theatre Presents Alice in Wonderland

Rose of Athens Theatre celebrates its tenth anniversary season with the stage version of Alice in Wonderland based on Lewis Carroll’s famous novel Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass. During the performance the audience will get to witness an alluring set filled with whimsical characters and enjoy a humorous and attention-grabbing script. On March 4th and 5th at 7pm, the Seney-Stovall Chapel on North Milledge Avenue will be hosting this well-known classic for every family member to enjoy! For more information on tickets, visit Rose of Athens’s website.

 

Discover the Dinosaurs

Discover the Dinosaurs is a walk-through exhibit that will be hosted at the Classic Center from March 11th through March 13th. Experience the mystery of prehistoric life with animatronic dinosaurs, dinosaur replicas and a landscape that will have you feeling as though you lived among the dinosaurs yourself. Apart from the exhibit, Discover the Dinosaur will have several activities for children including inflatables, and fossil panning! Tickets can be purchased online.

 

Athens Symphony Spring Concert

The Athens Symphony Spring Concert is just a couple of weeks away. Enjoy this musical spectacle and the chance to watch cello soloist, Ashley Sandor Sidon, inspire the audience. Admission is free, but tickets are required and can be picked up at the Classic Center Box Office two weeks prior to the event. The event will take place at the Classic Center on March 13th.

 

Salzburg Marionette Theatre – The Sound of Music

The Salzburg Marionette Theatre is one of the few remaining professional marionette theaters in Europe and has decided to bring its talent to the U.S.! Celebrating its 100th birthday, the theatre’s lovely edition of the renowned musical “The Sound of Music” will take place at the UGA Performing Arts Center on March 14th. The show commences at 8pm and tickets are priced at thirty to forty dollars.

 

9th Annual Athens Jewish Film Festival

The Athens Jewish Film Festival was founded in 2008 to celebrate Jewish films and to encourage aspiring filmmakers through an array of feature films, shorts and documentaries. The ninth annual film festival will take place 19th through March 22nd at two locations: The Georgia Museum of Art and Ciné Bar Café Cinema.

 

UGA Athletics

Come cheer on the Gym Dawgs at their final home meet of the season against Auburn and UGA Men’s Basketball who will also play their last home game against Alabama. With warmer weather heading this way, there are plenty of opportunities to check out some of the outdoor sporting events. Here’s a sneak peek of what’s to come but to check out the full UGA Athletics calendar, visit their website.

  • UGA Men’s Tennis vs. Mississippi State (3/4)
  • UGA Gym Dawgs vs. Auburn (3/4)
  • UGA Men’s Basketball vs. Alabama (3/5)
  • UGA Softball vs. Minnesota (3/6)
  • UGA Women’s Tennis vs. Auburn (3/13)
  • UGA Baseball vs. Kentucky (3/18 – 3/20)
  • UGA Men’s Tennis vs. Ohio State (3/20)
  • UGA Softball vs. Ga Tech (3/29)
  • UGA Women’s Tennis vs. Arkansas (3/31)
  • UGA Baseball vs. Alabama (3/31)