Athens Weekend Playbook: OHIO vs Buffalo

Photograph by Joel Hawksley | Courtesy of Ohio University Intercollegiate Athletics

Photograph by Joel Hawksley | Courtesy of Ohio University Intercollegiate Athletics

Your play-by-play for three full days of fun in Athens

Wednesday, November 2

Sample Ohio-made wines at Shade Winery or Pleasant Hill Vineyards.

Enjoy a locally-sourced meal at Lui Lui Restaurant.

Take in a movie at the historic Athena Cinema.

Thursday, November 3

Savor a late breakfast or lunch at the Village Bakery and Cafe.

Explore the shops of Uptown Athens and get a head start on holiday shopping.

Grab a pre-game hot dog from O’Betty’s Red Hot! and some hot chocolate for the game from Donkey Coffee.

Head to Peden Stadium for OHIO vs Buffalo, 6:00 p.m.

Sip a warming post-game drink at the West End Ciderhouse.

Friday, November 4

Start the day with breakfast and a treat for the road at Fluff Bakery.

Visit the Dairy Barn Arts Center for Mastery: Sustaining Momentum, an exhibit featuring the work of master quilters and curated by Quilt National founder, Nancy Crow.



Game Ready? Purchase tickets online and get up-to-the-minute game details at the OHIO Athletics page.

Go Long. From convenient hotels to cozy cottages and B&Bs, Athens is filled with relaxing places to call it a night.

Let us help you plan your trip to Athens. Request a visitor guide and sign up for our e-newsletter for the latest happenings and events.