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5 Things to Do This Weekend in Auburn and Opelika

Posted by Katherine Haas on March 28, 2019
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things to do this weekend in Auburn and Opelika

Sitting around at home, watching television, maybe even cleaning out the gutters—boring weekends just won’t cut it. Worried about relegating yourself to a tedious few days? The solution is simple: check out these five fun things to do this weekend in Auburn and Opelika.

Friday through Sunday

Auburn University Softball and Soccer

  • What: Whether you like softball or soccer, serve up some excitement at these sporting events. For softball, you can see Auburn vs. UGA in a triple header. For soccer, you can see Auburn vs. Georgia State University on Saturday.
  • Where: Jane B. Moore Field, 795 W Samford Ave for softball; Auburn University Soccer Complex, 392 S. Donahue Drive for soccer
  • When: Softball: Friday and Saturday at 6 p.m.; Sunday at 2 p.m. Soccer: Saturday at noon.
  • Website: Click here


East Alabama Home and Garden Show

  • What: A few weeks ago, our community experienced deadly and destructive tornadoes. Give back to them—and the East Alabama Food Bank—at this charitable event. Though it’s optional, consider bringing canned food along with you as a donation.
  • Where: The Village Event Center, 804 Columbus Parkway
  • When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Website: Click here

Eggs on the Plains

  • What: Finally, it’s time to get grilling again. Enjoy samples of some of your favorite grilled food at Eggs on the Plains.
  • Where: Watsons’ Backyard Living, 1799 Ogletree Rd Suite 300
  • When: 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Website: Click here

Auburn Race for the Raptors March Madness 5K

  • What: Like basketball? What about running? One of the things to do this weekend in Auburn and Opelika combines them both. You and your child can put on your favorite basketball jerseys as you run—or walk—in this 5K race. The money you raise will impact young students who play basketball with funding by the Auburn Raptors Organization. Don’t forget to register!
  • Where: Dean Road Elementary School, 335 South Dean Road
  • When: 8 to 10 a.m.
  • Website: Click here

5th Saturday Sale

  • What: Need new clothes, shoes, and more? Shopping in downtown Opelika sounds tempting! This Saturday, you can enjoy buying from a variety of stores—and at reduced prices, too.
  • Where: Downtown Opelika
  • When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Website: Click here

Around town, awesome activities abound. Sports fans, foodies, and philanthropists can all enjoy the end of their week thanks to these things to do this weekend in Auburn and Opelika. Plus, they’re only a few days—or even hours—away.

Auburn, Opelika, and Lake Martin are all home to big, welcoming communities. If you want to join them by living locally, fill out our contact form here. To learn more about this gorgeous area—and all its fun events—visit our blog here.