Special Events

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Thursday, Dec. 19, 6-10pm: Third Thursday Square Dance Social & Jam. Caller Joe Burdock and musicians Matt McElroy & Friends will offer an evening of lively old time music. No Experience or Partner Needed. Bring friends, a good attitude & an adult beverage of your choice (with valid 21+ ID). Open String Jam at 6pm, followed by Dancing at 7pm. $6 Suggested Donation. More Info @ Square Dance Social and Jam 

Winter Solstice Drum Jam ArtsWest Promo Pic

Thursday, Dec. 20, 8-10:45pm: Winter Solstice Drum Jam. A night of drumming and dancing, open to all levels and ages. The circle is not limited to drums. Flow artists as well as any and all acoustic instruments are welcome. $5-$10 Suggested Donation. More Info @ Winter Solstice Drum Jam 

Events, Exhibitions & Festivals


ARTS / West serves the Athens Area - patrons and artists - with workshops, classes, concerts, performances, festivals, art exhibitions, meetings and special events in our performance space and conference rooms. Our schedule is ever changing, so please check out our blog (http://www.artswest.blogspot.com) to see what is coming up.

ARTS/West is a fully functional performance space with 168 seat capacity, lighting, sound and projector options. In August 2013, the Performance Space was renovated to include a gallery space with panels, lighting and a hanging system. Other renovations include movable seating, pipe & drape, and stage skirting. In the summer of 2018 the downstairs space was renovated to include an enlarged lobby space, improved facilities, new flooring and a youth gallery space. For information on renting the space, please call 740-592-4315 or email artswestathens@gmail.com.