COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Tuesday, August 4

26 events

Comedy

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. $5. calebsynan@yahoo.com, www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    OpenTOAD Comedy Open Mic

    This comedy show allows locals to watch quality comedy or perform themselves. Email to perform. First and third Tuesday of every month! See story on p. 14.

Classes

  • ACC Library

    10–11:30 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org

    Intro to Excel

    In the second floor computer training room. Registration required.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    1–3 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Madison County Needlecrafters

    The Needlecrafters will be demonstrating how to knit, how to crochet and other crafty skills. All ages and skill levels are welcome.

  • Body, Mind & Spirit

    6 p.m. $5. 706-351-6024

    The Law of Attraction and Manifestation

    This ongoing class teaches many techniques for utilizing the power of your mind to create wonders in all areas of your life.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    Computer Basics

    Learn the basics over a three week program. Tuesdays, Aug.4–18. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

  • KA Artist Shop

    7 p.m. $30. www.kaartist.com

    Modern Calligraphy Intermediate Class

    This class goes over various inks, nibs and papers, plus flourishes, envelope addressing and other applications.

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    6 p.m. $12. www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Dog Days of Bloomers

    This class focuses on bulbs, perennials and blooming shrubs that will extend the blooming season of any garden.

  • Stan Mullins Art Studio

    6:30 p.m. $10 suggested donation. learn.rhodes@gmail.com

    Dance Under the Stars

    Dance with SALSAthens as a fundraiser for Project Safe. The evening will begin with a salsa class for beginners.

Games

Kidstuff

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    6:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Little STEM Scientists

    Have fun with hands-on science experiences. Dress for mess. Kids under eight years old will need help from an adult.

  • Buffalo's Café

    5:30–7:30 p.m. FREE! 706-354-6655

    Kids Night

    Featuring a balloon artist, coloring contests and photos with Buffy the Buffalo. Every Tuesday.

  • ACC Library

    4 p.m. FREE! plewis@athenslibrary.org

    How to Draw Superheroes

    Robert Brown, a local comic book know-it-all and art instructor, will help you out. Registration required. Ages 11–18.

Events

  • ACC Council on Aging

    11 a.m.–2 p.m. www.accaging.org

    Produce Stand

    This mobile produce stand sells fresh, sustainable and locally grown fruits and vegetables sourced from the community gardens at ACCA and UGArden. EBT cards accepted.

  • West Broad Market Garden

    4–7 p.m. 706-613-0122, www.athenslandtrust.org

    Tuesday Produce Stand

    Shop for fresh produce straight out of the community-based urban garden. Offers double dollars for EBT shoppers. Held every Tuesday.

DJs

  • The Manhattan Café

    Loungy Tuesdays. 9 p.m. FREE! 706-369-9767

    Loungy Tuesdays

    DJ NATE FROM WUXTRY Spinning an all-vinyl set of soulful tunes perfect for a slow dance. Every Tuesday!

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • The Pub at Gameday

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-353-2831

    Open Mic Night

    OPEN MIC NIGHT Bring your guitar, poetry or monologues! Slots are 15 or 30 minutes, depending on attendance. Sign up early by emailing openmicatgameday@gmail.com.

Live Music

  • The Foundry

    Tailgate Tuesday. 7 p.m. $5 (adv.), $7 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    ACOUSTIC IN THE ROUND Featuring music from Brian Burke, Todd Cowart, Hannah Aldridge and Matt Woods.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 9 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    THE ORANGE CONSTANT Fusion-oriented jam-rock band from Statesboro, GA.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    SLAM DUNK CHAMPS Local experimental garage-rock duo.

    LEISURE SERVICE Michael Pierce of local experimental outfit Wet Garden plays a solo set.

    ZANOIS Eccentric, three-piece pop group from Manchester, NH.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    FAT NIGHT Freshly squeezed soul group from Florida. 

Help Out

  • Transmetropolitan (Westside)

    Operation Red, Black & Blue

    Donate clothing, lice kits, school supplies and money to assist homeless children in the Athens school district. Donations will be accepted through Aug. 9. 706-621-6081

Ending Tuesday, August 4

 

Word on the Street

  • Pages to Pathways

    (Heartspace, 2350 Prince Ave.) This book club for ladies will discuss The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd. Meets every Tuesday through August, 6:30–8 p.m. $50. heidi.at.heartspace@gmail.com, www.heidiatheartspace.com