The 42nd Annual Athens Invitational Marching Festival will take place this Saturday, October 1 at 10:00am at Basil Rutter Field at Athens High School. Bands from Trimble, Southern, Southeastern, Minford, Wellston, Bloom-Carroll, Fairfield Union, Meigs, Hilliard Davidson and Lancaster will perform throughout the day. The Athens Marching Green and Gold will perform at 1:15pm. Admission is $5 and there will be great concessions throughout the festival. There will be great music and marching for children and adults of all ages! The event is sponsored the Athens Band Boosters, Kiwanis Club of Downtown Athens, and the Chauncey Dover Lions Club.