Wednesday, November 25

23 events

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-369-3040

    Open Mic Night

    OPEN MIC JAM Showcase your original material. Contact for booking.

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    10 p.m. FREE!

    Karaoke with the King

    KARAOKE WITH THE KING Sing your guts out every Wednesday! 

  • The Office Lounge

    8:30 p.m. FREE! 706-546-0840


    KARAOKE With your host Lynn. Every Wednesday!

Live Music

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $10 (adv.), $15 (door).

    THE NORMALTOWN FLYERS The long-running Athens-based band that labels its sound as "pickup truck rock and roll" plays its annual Thanksgiving show. See Calendar Pick on p. 24.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    MC FUNK JAM Funk all night.

  • Porterhouse Grill

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-369-0990

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Enjoy an evening of original music, improv and standards.

Word on the Street

  • J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development

    Executive Leadership Program for Nonprofit Organizations

    Accepting applications for an intensive week-long program exploring the latest knowledge in nonprofit management and leadership. Financial aid available. Begins Jan. 10. $3000.,

  • Multiple Locations

    Bring One for the Chipper: Christmas Tree Recycling

    Keep Athens-Clarke County Beautiful (KACCB) encourages citizens to recycle their undecorated trees and wreaths on Jan. 2, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Participants will receive a free tree seeding and/or flower and vegetable seed packets. Drop-off locations include Cofer's Home and Garden Showplace, Sandy Creek Nature Center, Chase Street Elementary School, Clarke Middle School, Georgia Square Mall, Winterville Public Works Recycling Center and the Lexington Road Tag Office. Free removal assistance for the elderly, disabled and veterans. 706-613-3501 ext. 309, 

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    Holiday Cards for Heroes

    Swing by the library and make a holiday card for a soldier, veteran, police officer or whoever you see as a hero. Supplies are located in the DVD shelving area, and the library will mail them to the appropriate address. 706-795-5597


  • Amici

    Call for Artists

    Currently accepting artists for exhibitions. Email samples of work to


  • Blue Sky

    5 p.m. FREE! 706-850-3153

    Blue Sky Vinyl

    VINYL WEDNESDAYS Bring your own records and spin them at the bar!



  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    4 p.m.–2 a.m. 706-850-8561

    Anniversary Party

    Celebrate Hi-Lo's two year anniversary with specials all day.

  • Heirloom Cafe and Fresh Market

    11 a.m.–2 p.m. FREE!

    Thanksgiving Market

    The Athens Farmers Market hosts a pre-Thanksgiving pop-up with holiday vendors and bocce. 


  • Four Athens

    Intro to Ruby on Rails

    Instructors will be available inside and outside class hours to teach Ruby on Rails. This code class meets Mondays and Thursdays, Jan. 4–Feb. 11.

  • Four Athens

    Intro to JavaScript Programming

    This code class teaches the most popular programming language in the world. For ages 13 & up. Laptop required. Mondays & Thursdays, Jan. 4–Feb. 11, 6–8 p.m. $225.

  • Four Athens

    Intro to Web Fundamentals

    This four-week course will prepare students for the next level in web/software development. It is recommended as preparation for Javascript, HTML/CSS or Ruby programming classes. Mondays and Thursdays, Jan. 4–28.


Support Groups

  • ACC Library

    Amputee Support Group

    All are welcome. The next meeting is Dec. 3, 6 p.m. Meets every first Thursday of the month. Contact Reyna, 706-498-4313

Ending Wednesday, November 25



  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    Zumba in the Garden

    A dynamic fitness program infused with Latin rhythms. Every Wednesday, 5:30–6:30 p.m. $70/10 classes.