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Weekender Briefs: Experience drawing exhibit, watch bands perform

Friday, March 4

Drawn Out: How Artists Break Through Creative Ruts will be exhibited in room 327 of Seigfred Hall, 20 Church St. This exhibition shares how drawing is used to reinvigorate creative practice. Put together by early career art professors from nearby Ohio institutions, a presentation by Kate Hampel of Ohio University will be hosted at 6 p.m. via Zoom. The exhibit will be available until March 13. 

Admission: Free

Namen Namen, In Flow and Rent Free will be performing at The Union, 18 W. Union St. Hosted by Blackout Booking, doors open at 7 p.m. Jam out with Athens garage rock, punk rock and a band from Fort Wayne, IN. 

Admission: $8 for 21+, $10 for those under 21

Saturday, March 5

Athens Farmers Market at 9 a.m., hosted by Athens Farmers Market, 1002 E. State St. Shop for locally grown and locally made foods and goods at the farmers market. The market accepts SNAP and credit cards. Masks are recommended, and social distancing protocols are in place.

Admission: Free

TVZ Night: A Tribute to Townes Van Zandt at 7 p.m., a fundraiser event for WOUB, will be hosted at The Union. Catch your favorite local artists playing the music of TVZ.

Admission: $8 for 21+, $10 for those under 21

Public Telescope Night open from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the OU Observatory, 174 Water Tower Drive. Event dependent on clear weather. Look to the stars and search for lunar craters, planets and distant galaxies.

Admission: Free

Sunday, March 6

Nevertheless, She Persisted Through Time is open to the public on the fourth floor of Alden Library, 30 Park Place. Visit this collection put together by students of the Margaret Boyd Scholars Program Freshman Seminar. Explore and address issues around gender, sexuality and society. This exhibit will be on display until March 12. 

Admission: Free

Beginners Joy of Movement for Adults begins at 6:30 p.m. at Village Productions, 16 State St. in Amesville, Ohio. Learn to not shy away from dance and explore what you’re able to do. It is recommended to bring water, wear a bandana or something similar and to wear non-slip shoes or socks. 

Admission: $5 suggested donation, email to RSVP


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