Tanner United Methodist Church is holding a pancake breakfast fundraiser from 8-10 a.m. Saturday at Applebee’s on U.S. 72. Tickets, available in advance or at the door, are $7 for adults, $5 for children ages 6-12 and free for ages 6 and under. Proceeds benefit the church and youth department.
Elkmont Christmas parade
The Elkmont Lions Club annual Christmas Parade will be at 1 p.m. Saturday.
Sippin’ Cider on The Square
Area residents can combine shopping and family time Saturday on the downtown Athens Square. Activities include roasting marshmallows, a mini-art camp, decorating gingerbread men and other crafts. Ballots available at participating businesses to vote on each merchant’s cider to determine a Sippin’ Cider Cup winner. Sponsored by the Spirit of Athens.
Children’s art camp
The Athens Arts League will have a children's art camp from 5-7 p.m. Saturday at the Center for Lifelong Learning on the Athens Square. The cost is $20 per child and children must be in first through sixth grades.
Singles Christmas party
Elkton Road Baptist Church is holding a singles Christmas party at 6 p.m. Saturday at the church. More information: Stuart 256-604-8897.
Hunter Bauer blood drive
The Hunter Bauer blood drive will be from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday at the First United Methodist Church Beasley Center.
Community Chorus Holiday Concert
The Athens State Community Chorus Holiday Concert is 3 p.m. Sunday at the Sandridge Center ballroom on campus. Tickets are $5 and available at the downtown Center for Lifelong Learning, 121 Marion St., and online at athens.edu/CLL.
Vietnam Veterans Post 511 will have a spaghetti lunch and dinner from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 5-7 p.m. Monday at the post at 17915 W. Elm St. Tickets are $7; carry-outs are available. Call Bill at 256-233-5549 or Roxanne at 256-206-6702.