Friday, October 2
4th Annual Athens Area Stand Down at 10 a.m. hosted by Athens Area Stand Down at the Athens County FairGrounds, 286 W Union St. Athens Area Stand Down is a volunteer-driven event that provides free items to homeless and near-homeless veterans. Due to COVID-19, the event will be held as a drive-through. Vehicles will be guided through the route and premade bags of clothes and other supplies will be handed out along the way. From 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., the event is for veterans only, but at noon, it opens up to the public as well.
ACC Off-road Park Open Ride at 12 p.m. hosted by Athens County Crawlers / ACC Off-road Park at 4751 Gun Club Rd. Get outside and go off-roading at the ACC Off-road Park. The event is open to the public. Participants are encouraged to drive Jeeps, trucks, buggies, and SxS's, however, no motorcycles or four-wheelers are allowed.
Admission: $20 per rig for one day, $30 for the whole weekend
Next Level at the Athens AmVets Post 76 at 7 p.m. hosted by Next Level at the
The Official AmVets Post 76 Athens Ohio, 20 Campbell St. Celebrate the beginning of October with live music from the Next Level band. Playing music from throughout the decades, NextLevel covers songs that keep their audiences engaged, no matter their age.
Admission: Free for AmVet members, $5 for nonmembers
Saturday, October 3
Online/Zoom OR Outdoor Power Flow with Liz at 10 a.m. hosted by Bodhi Tree Guesthouse and Studio, 8950 Lavelle Road, or virtually. Participants will work to strengthen their minds and bodies in this vigorous yoga class. Focusing on breathing techniques, the instructor, Liz, will take those comfortable with yoga fundamentals to the next level. Participants need to bring their own mats.
Sunday, October 4
Kids Ceramics at 10 a.m. hosted by the Visual Arts Center at Hocking College at the Visual Arts Center at Hocking College, 3301 Hocking College Parkway. Kids are invited to get in the Halloween spirit by making art. Participants will make ceramic Pinch Pot Pumpkins and Ghosts with instructor Paige Fox. The class is level one, so children ages five and older can attend with a parent.
Shop PKB Downtown at 12 a.m. hosted by Downtown PKB virtually. Shop PKB Downtown is a contest aimed to encourage people to shop locally in downtown Parkersburg, WV. Once participants spend $150 at local businesses, they can mail their receipts to Downton PKB for a chance to win a $25 Visa gift card.