Halloween Happenings in Athens County

26 Oct

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October 26, 2016 – Hallowpallooza Concert

25 Oct

Templeton-Blackburn Memorial Auditorium

33 University Terrace, Athens, Ohio

Wednesday, October 26, 2016    7 pm-8:30 pm

The Ohio University School of Music will present “Hallowpalooza”, free for OHIO students and children under 12. General admission is $5.

October 26 – Athens Fire Department Open House

25 Oct

61 Columbus Road, Athens, Ohio

Wednesday, October 26, 2016   6 pm-8 pm

The Athens Fire Department will be hosting an open house. Free food, door prizes and safety eduction.

October 22 – Pumpkin Fest

21 Oct


The Dairy Barn Arts Center, 8000 Dairy Lane, Athens, Ohio

Saturday, October 22, 2016     1 pm-5 pm

A free community event with horse drawn wagon rides provided by John Hutchinson, pumpkin carving and decorating, face painting, and arts and crafts activities. Bring your own pumpkin or purchase one at the event from Chesterhill Produce Auction. Volunteers will be available to help prepare pumpkins for carving.

October 22 – NAMI’s Walk the Walk

21 Oct


Join the Athens branch of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) on Saturday, October 22, 2016 for the 17th Annual “Walk-the-Walk”. NAMI Athens encourages family, friends and community members to break the stigma surrounding those with mental illness by walking together from the Athens Courthouse to The Ridges. The walk starts at the Athens Coundy Courthouse at 11 am and a free lunch will follow the walk at the Appalachian Behavioral Health Care Center. Donations are happily accepted with all proceeds supporting the event.

For more information, contact Lori at 740-593-7424 or namiathens@gmail.com.


October 22 – Passion Works Studio’s Fall Fling!

21 Oct

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Passion Works Studio

20 East State Street, Athens, Ohio

Saturday, October 22, 2016

11 am-5 pm

Free food!

Live music!

Take home art!

October 22 – Engineering Excitement at the Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery

21 Oct



Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery, Market on State, Athens, Ohio

Saturday, October 22, 2016     10 am-2 pm

Engineering Excitement with activities from civil, mechanical, electrical, aerospace and environmental engineering. $2/person or $7 for a family of four or more. Children 2 and under are free.