Classes & Events

We host a variety of events throughout the year.

Learn more about some of our main events, our recent classes, and explore our full event calendar below.

Event Calendar

Aug
20
Sat
Homebuyer Education Class
Aug 20 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

The Homebuyer Education Course will move from online to in-person at the Athens Land Trust office in June 2022. For more information and to register, visit the Homebuyer Education Class page. Classes are typically held on Saturdays, with occasional exceptions.

 

West Broad Farmers Market: Drive-Through Pick-up
Aug 20 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

The Market is open for shopping each week from Sunday at 5pm to Thursday at 1pm, with drive through (or walk/bike through!) pick-up on Saturdays from 11:30 to 1:30! Shop online at wbfm.locallygrown.net or give us a call at 706-765-4020.

Aug
24
Wed
Online: Affordable Housing Info Session
Aug 24 @ 5:30 pm

Update: Due to the threat of COVID-19 to our community, Affordable Housing Information Sessions will be moved online until it is safe to host public gatherings again.

Are you interested in learning more about homeownership opportunities through Athens Land Trust? Anyone interested in Athens Land Trust’s Affordable Housing Program will get an overview of the program, have the opportunity to ask any questions, and complete an application. Register online or call 706-613-0122.

Aug
27
Sat
West Broad Farmers Market: Drive-Through Pick-up
Aug 27 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

The Market is open for shopping each week from Sunday at 5pm to Thursday at 1pm, with drive through (or walk/bike through!) pick-up on Saturdays from 11:30 to 1:30! Shop online at wbfm.locallygrown.net or give us a call at 706-765-4020.

Sep
3
Sat
West Broad Farmers Market: Drive-Through Pick-up
Sep 3 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

The Market is open for shopping each week from Sunday at 5pm to Thursday at 1pm, with drive through (or walk/bike through!) pick-up on Saturdays from 11:30 to 1:30! Shop online at wbfm.locallygrown.net or give us a call at 706-765-4020.

Sep
6
Tue
Morris Brown College Financial Navigator Program: College Student Workshop Series
Sep 6 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Through a HUD grant, Morris Brown College has teamed up with Athens Land Trust, a HUD Certified Housing Counseling agency to offer financial literacy to the entire MBC
family, and the greater Atlanta community. Pre-registration is required. Click here to register online. You will be registered for all of the classes listed below. Those who complete all four classes will be placed in a raffle for $100 sponsored by the Athens MBC Alumni Chapter.

Day: Tuesdays Workshop Time: 5 pm – 7 pm.
September 6: The Art of Budgeting and Living on Your Own
September 13: Buying a Home and Cars and Loans
September 20: Saving and Investing
September 27: Trouble and Consumer Privacy

The financial literacy programming is facilitated by Athens Land Trust Housing Counselor, Ayanna Hall, and Director of Education, Alumna Dr. Tawana Smith Mattox ’91 (Dr. T). In
addition, 10 MBC students are serving as “navigators” as they prepare to become financial literacy educators, and/or HUD Certified counselors.

Course Facilitators: Ayanna and Dr. T Phone: 706-613-0122
Email: education@athenslandtrust.org

MBC Liaison: Mrs. Devonne McKenzie Phone: 404-458-6085 Ext. 2011
Email: devonne.mckenzie@morrsibrown.edu

Click here to register online.

Sep
10
Sat
West Broad Farmers Market: Drive-Through Pick-up
Sep 10 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

The Market is open for shopping each week from Sunday at 5pm to Thursday at 1pm, with drive through (or walk/bike through!) pick-up on Saturdays from 11:30 to 1:30! Shop online at wbfm.locallygrown.net or give us a call at 706-765-4020.

Sep
13
Tue
Online: Affordable Housing Info Session
Sep 13 @ 12:00 pm

Update: Due to the threat of COVID-19 to our community, Affordable Housing Information Sessions will be moved online until it is safe to host public gatherings again.

Are you interested in learning more about homeownership opportunities through Athens Land Trust? Anyone interested in Athens Land Trust’s Affordable Housing Program will get an overview of the program, have the opportunity to ask any questions, and complete an application. Register online or call 706-613-0122.

Morris Brown College Financial Navigator Program: College Student Workshop Series
Sep 13 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Through a HUD grant, Morris Brown College has teamed up with Athens Land Trust, a HUD Certified Housing Counseling agency to offer financial literacy to the entire MBC
family, and the greater Atlanta community. Pre-registration is required. Click here to register online. You will be registered for all of the classes listed below. Those who complete all four classes will be placed in a raffle for $100 sponsored by the Athens MBC Alumni Chapter.

Day: Tuesdays Workshop Time: 5 pm – 7 pm.
September 6: The Art of Budgeting and Living on Your Own
September 13: Buying a Home and Cars and Loans
September 20: Saving and Investing
September 27: Trouble and Consumer Privacy

The financial literacy programming is facilitated by Athens Land Trust Housing Counselor, Ayanna Hall, and Director of Education, Alumna Dr. Tawana Smith Mattox ’91 (Dr. T). In
addition, 10 MBC students are serving as “navigators” as they prepare to become financial literacy educators, and/or HUD Certified counselors.

Course Facilitators: Ayanna and Dr. T Phone: 706-613-0122
Email: education@athenslandtrust.org

MBC Liaison: Mrs. Devonne McKenzie Phone: 404-458-6085 Ext. 2011
Email: devonne.mckenzie@morrsibrown.edu

Click here to register online.

Sep
14
Wed
Post-Purchase Workshop: Fall Evening Session
Sep 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Post-purchase education can assist homeowners in gaining a better understanding of the steps to successfully sustain homeownership. Post-purchase education lasts just a few hours but can help owners avoid common home-ownership pitfalls and plan for success. This workshop also gives homeowners the tools and resources they´ll need to manage the many demands of homeownership.

Click here to register.

West Broad Farmers Market

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Ready for flavor, family, and fun? Visit the West Broad Farmers Market every Saturday. Learn more about the market here.

Upcoming Markets
Aug
20
Sat
11:30 am West Broad Farmers Market: Drive...
West Broad Farmers Market: Drive...
Aug 20 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
The Market is open for shopping each week from Sunday at 5pm to Thursday at 1pm, with drive through (or walk/bike through!) pick-up on Saturdays from 11:30 to 1:30! Shop online at wbfm.locallygrown.net or give us a call at 706-765-4020.
Aug
27
Sat
11:30 am West Broad Farmers Market: Drive...
West Broad Farmers Market: Drive...
Aug 27 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
The Market is open for shopping each week from Sunday at 5pm to Thursday at 1pm, with drive through (or walk/bike through!) pick-up on Saturdays from 11:30 to 1:30! Shop online at wbfm.locallygrown.net or give us a call at 706-765-4020.
Sep
3
Sat
11:30 am West Broad Farmers Market: Drive...
West Broad Farmers Market: Drive...
Sep 3 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
The Market is open for shopping each week from Sunday at 5pm to Thursday at 1pm, with drive through (or walk/bike through!) pick-up on Saturdays from 11:30 to 1:30! Shop online at wbfm.locallygrown.net or give us a call at 706-765-4020.
Sep
10
Sat
11:30 am West Broad Farmers Market: Drive...
West Broad Farmers Market: Drive...
Sep 10 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
The Market is open for shopping each week from Sunday at 5pm to Thursday at 1pm, with drive through (or walk/bike through!) pick-up on Saturdays from 11:30 to 1:30! Shop online at wbfm.locallygrown.net or give us a call at 706-765-4020.