Saturday, May 30

27 events


  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

    Pajama Storytime

    Bring your pajama-clad kids in for storytelling and readings by special guests.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    2 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

    Magic Show

    Magician, ventriloquist and puppeteer Keith Karnok performs.

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m. FREE!

    Saturday Movies

    Family fun movies are shown in the story room. Call for movie title.


  • The Classic Center

    May 30 & 31, 8:30 a.m.–8 p.m. FREE!

    Pokémon Spring Regional Championships

    A family-friendly event where competitors will vie for a chance to go to the Pokémon U.S. National Championship.

  • Bishop Park

    8 a.m.–12 p.m. FREE!

    Athens Farmers Market

    Local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods and crafts. Live music by Paul Lombard (8 a.m.) and Dale Wechsler (10 a.m.).

  • Oconee County Courthouse

    8 a.m.–1 p.m.

    Oconee Farmers Market

    (Watkinsville) Locally grown produce, meats, grains, flowers, soaps, birdhouses, gourds and more.

  • Downtown Athens

    8 a.m. Find "Race2CityHall" on Facebook


    Celebrate Athens music history with a race organized by the Athens Music History Foundation. The race begins at W. Washington and Hull Streets, and ends at E. Washington St. and College Avenue. Proceeds benefit historic music preservation.

  • 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

    Extra Special People's Jump, Fly Festival

    (Skydive Monroe, 535 Towler St., Monroe) Watch skydivers make their descent with food, entertainment and fun. The event raises funds for ESP summer camp.

  • West Broad Market Garden

    10 a.m.–2 p.m.

    West Broad Farmers Market

    Featuring fresh produce, honey, crafts, soaps, baked goods, cooking demos, children's activities and live music. Every Saturday.

  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens

    8:45 a.m. FREE!

    New to UU

    Learn more about the origins, beliefs and practices of Unitarian Universalism.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    10 p.m. $5.

    Tinkypuss Fashion Show

    View a fashion show by Tinkypuss and an art installation, hear live music by Wanda and dance to DJ Marceline and DJ Bubblegum. Proceeds benefit Women Help Women.

  • 10 a.m.–4 p.m. FREE! 706-353-2286

    5th Anniversary

    (Subway, 1194 Prince Ave.) Celebrate the Prince Avenue location with live music, games, raffles and a kid zone. Six-inch subs are buy one, get one free.


  • 40 Watt Club

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

    Effie's Club Follies

    Effie's Club Follies perform slapstick burlesque routines inspired by the work place.

Live Music

  • Bishop Park

    Athens Farmers Market. 8 a.m. FREE!

    PAUL LOMBARD Local blues singer. (8 a.m.)

    DALE WESCHLER Local fiddler performs a set of old-time mountain music. (10 a.m.)

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. 706-369-3040

    THE JIMI JEFF DUNK N TREY SHOW Playing funky jams and classic covers.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    10 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20).

    FALLOW Local three-piece "Southern metal" band.

    MARSES Local "party-doom" four-piece band.

    VOLT New local heavy duo.

    WICKED KING Hard-hitting local rock trio dedicated to the roots of true heavy music.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m.

    IDLE BLOOM Heavy psych-pop band from Nashville, TN.

    CHURCHYARD Nashville-based garage-rock four-piece.

  • The Globe

    10 p.m. FREE! ($2 under 21). 706-353-4721

    WALL OF EARS Massachussetts-based pop project.

    RICHARD GUMBY Local psych-rock project led by songwriter Scott Crossman. 

    HAOCHI WAVES Riot-grrrl-influenced grunge band from Florida.

    BLEETH Stoner metal outfit from Miami.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    THEO HILTON Nana Grizol frontman returns to town to play a solo set.

    NATE AND KATE Local duo playing "nightmarish originals and fun trashy covers with guitar and drums only."

    THE VG MINUS '70s-styled power-pop/punk.

    JO RB JONES Local experimental indie-pop group.

    DJ NATE FROM WUXTRY Playing upbeat, gritty and danceable rare and classic 45s all night long.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m.

    AFRICAN SOUL A unique and stirring combination of poetry and song.

    M. LEWIS Soulful singer-songwriter from Atlanta.

    K. CHANTA No info available.

  • Highwire Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE!

    LIVE JAZZ Jeremy Raj is bringing together the best that Athens jazz has to offer. A trio of incredibly talented musicians play to a great crowd every weekend.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    Women Help Women Benefit. 10 p.m. $5.

    WANDA Eclectic local electro-pop duo.

    DJ MARCELINE & DJ BUBBLEGUM Two local DJs team up.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    BYOG Funky jam band from Charleston, SC.


  • Revival Yarns

    May 30, 5 p.m. or June 3, 6 p.m. $15.

    Fixing Mistakes Class

    Learn how to back-knit, pick up drop stitches, change purls into knits (and vice versa), unravel your work, create life lines and tighten saggy stitches. RSVP.



  • Morton Theatre

    7 p.m. $35–55.

    Family Mess

    This urban stage play features recording artists and actors Chad Lawson Cooper and Alicia Robinson Cooper.


  • Multiple Locations

    10 a.m.–4 p.m. $10.

    The MA Architecture Tour

    The MA (Modern Atlanta) Architecture Tour features three modern homes in Pulaski Heights by Athens designer Lori Bork Newcomer. RSVP online.