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Community Forums – Athens County Transportation

20 Oct

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Community forums to discuss transportation needs, special accommodations, or for more information, contact Athens County Mobility Coordinator at or 740-594-8499.


October 21 – Pumpkin Fest

19 Oct

The Dairy Barn Arts Center, 8000 Dairy Lane, Athens
Saturday, October 21, 2017         1 pm-5 pm

A family oriented free admission event. Purchase a pumpkin at the door and carve/decorate it. Horse drawn wagon rides, art activities for kids, face painting and more.

Visit for more details.

October 21 – Wild Weekend Series – Bats

19 Oct

Wayne National Forest, 13700 US Highway 33, Nelsonville, Ohio
Saturday, October 21, 2017                                       10 am to 11 am

Learn about the amazing nocturnal world of bats native to Ohio. A free fun-filled educational program that’s designed for preschool to 5th grade children. Space is limited to 20 seats per session, pre-register by calling 740-753-0542.

October 21 – Athens County Tire Drop-off Event

18 Oct

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Troy Township Garage, 25600 Brimstone Road, Coolville
Saturday, October 21, 2017                                  8 am-2 pm

Sponsored in part by the Athens-Hocking Solid Waste District. Visit for details.

October 20-21 – Ohio Smoked Meat and BBQ Festival

18 Oct

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Nelsonville Chamber of Commerce, 45 E Canal St, Nelsonville
October 20-21, 2017

Professional competitive BBQ teams will begin cooking at 8 am on October 20 and be judged by category in the afternoon on October 21. Free admission. Visit for details.

October 20 – Halloween at the Library

18 Oct

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Athens Public Library, 30 Home Street, Athens

Friday, October 20, 2017                    6 pm-8 pm

Spooky stories, ghostly games, cider & s’mores. Costumes encouraged. Free. Open to the public. In the amphitheater behind the building.

Visit or call (740) 592-4272 for details.

October 20 – The Basics of Alzheimer’s

18 Oct

The Athens Village, ACEnet Bldng B Conference Rm, 94 Columbus Rd, Athens
Friday, October 20, 2017                            11 am

Covers topics ranging from the basics of the disease, current research to care-giving tips. Please RSVP – only 10 spaces.

Visit for details.