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Weekender Briefs: Pick up a PRIDE button at Athens Library, take a guided bicycle tour through Athens County

Friday, June 11

“Perceive with Caution” A Kennedy Museum of Art Merging Concepts Exhibition from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. hosted by the Kennedy Museum of Art, 100 Ridges Circle. Visit the Kennedy Museum to see the student-developed, curated, designed and installed “Perceive with Caution” art exhibit. To schedule a time to see the exhibit, fill out the Kennedy Museum’s visitor approval Google Form.

Admission: Free

PRIDE Buttons will be handed out at the Athens Library, 30 Home St., from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event will take place every day at the same time until June 30. Those who go are able to pick up a PRIDE button, choosing from various flags and pronouns.

Admission: Free

Saturday, June 12

“In Search of Possibilities,” a solo exhibit by Yujia Wang from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., hosted by The Dairy Barn Art Center, 8000 Dairy Ln. Wang is a designer, photographer and videographer who recently graduated from the School of Visual Communication at Ohio University. The exhibit features fashion and product photography and videography. 

Admission: Free

A Ride Through Time Guided Bicycle Tour hosted by Rural Action from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The bike ride will be 17.5 miles through historic and natural sites along the back roads of Athens County. Local refreshments will be provided but participants are to provide their own bike, water, helmet and other needed equipment. The ride will start at Nelsonville Public Library, 95 W. Washington St. Those interested can register online.

Admission: $20

World Wide Knit in Public Day at the Athens Farmers' Market will take place from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Join the celebration of fiber arts and bring a chair to join the knit-in right next door to the Southeast Ohio Fiberworks vending booth near Texas Roadhouse. Those interested are welcome to show up the day of.

Admission: Free

Sunday, June 13

Quilt National at The Dairy Barn, 8000 Dairy Lane. Local and worldwide artists’ quilts are on display at the 22nd biennial Quilt National. There are 84 artists with quilts on display, all with different meanings and patterns. Gallery reservations are required and can be made online.

Admission: $8 for Dairy Barn members, $10 for non-members


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