Athens Weekend Playbook: OHIO vs Gardner-Webb

Photograph by Daniel Kubus | Courtesy of Ohio University Intercollegiate Athletics

Photograph by Daniel Kubus | Courtesy of Ohio University Intercollegiate Athletics

Your play-by-play for an entire weekend’s worth of fun in Athens

Friday, September 23

Head to Uptown Athens and join The Plains’ Lions Club for a Classic Car Show beginning at 6pm on East Union Street.

If you’re here for Ohio University Parents Weekend, then check their schedule for the evening activities!

Sample some mobile cuisine at some of our favorite food truck stops. or make an evening at a local brewery, winery or distillery.

Saturday, September 24

Grab breakfast at your hotel and take off for a morning motorcycle ride or car drive on one of the Ohio’s Windy 9 trails.  It’s the best way to see the beginnings of Fall and the beautiful backroads of Southeast Ohio.

Make your way to Pepsi Tailgreat Park for pregame tailgating.

Head to Peden Stadium for OHIO vs Gardner-Webb  game time TBA.

After the game, share a little Athens Love with a 30 Mile Meal at a local restaurant.

Walk off your meal with a late evening stroll around the Historic College Green – who knows, maybe you’ll end up at the Kissing Circle….

Sunday, September 25

Need coffee?  Grab your morning java along with something sweet at one of our favorite caffienated cafe’s and then head for a slow stroll on the Hockhocking Adena Bikeway.

Before you head out of town, don’t forget to pick up some of your favorite Athens wearables and other fun stuff from the Uptown Athens Shops.

 

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.

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