DanceATHENS Dance Festival
Oct
25
to Oct 26

DanceATHENS Dance Festival

The DanceATHENS Dance Concert unites the dance community on Athens' most historical stage and gives your organization a platform for both enjoying the art of dance in its many forms and marketing your dance organization to thousands of prospective clients.

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Mountainfilm on Tour
Oct
10
7:00 PM19:00

Mountainfilm on Tour

Mountainfilm on Tour in Athens will feature a collection of culturally rich, adventure-packed and engaging documentary short films that align with Mountainfilm’s mission to use the power of film, art and ideas to inspire audiences to create a better world.

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Private Event
Jul
30
1:00 PM13:00

Private Event

Whether you are planning a comedy night, a dance show, a stirring drama, or a social event, we’d love to show you all that the Morton has to offer as a unique venue. Experience a part of the local history while creating some of your own!

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Private Event--E. D. Harris Pharmacy
May
10
4:00 PM16:00

Private Event--E. D. Harris Pharmacy

The Pharmacy is our reception hall space. It is built in the historic E.D. Harris Pharmacy and designed to maintain the historic significance of the space. It has several antique pharmacists tools and medications in glass cases along the wall, a bar, a warming kitchen for caterers AND a panoramic view of Athens' Hot Corner. 

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Private Event
May
4
9:00 PM21:00

Private Event

One of the first, and the oldest surviving vaudeville theatre in the United States, uniquely built, owned, and operated by an African-American; the Morton opened in 1910 and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. 

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Day of Jubilee Gospel Celebration.
May
4
6:00 PM18:00

Day of Jubilee Gospel Celebration.

On Thursday, May 4, 1865—what became known as the “Day of Jubilee”—Union soldiers arrived in Clarke County and freed the county’s roughly 5,000 enslaved Africans. Now, 154 years later,  the Morton Theatre Corporation is joining with the Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement (AADM), Fred Smith of the Athens Area Black History Committee, and various community leaders to celebrate this historic occasion.

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