COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Tuesday, September 30

35 events

Games

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9:30 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    SOFT SWELLS Critically acclaimed and beach-inspired indie rock band.

    WE BY THE SEA No information available.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $15. www.georgiatheatre.com

    J. RODDY WALSTON AND THE BUSINESS High-energy rock and roll band from Baltimore, MD influenced by soul and country music.

    T. HARDY MORRIS & THE HARD KNOCKS Dead Confederate frontman performs a solo set of his folky, lived-in tunes.

    FLY GOLDEN EAGLE Upstart, Nashville-based rockers.

  • The Melting Point

    Terrapin Tuesday. 7:30 p.m. $5. www.meltingpointathens.com

    STRUNG LIKE A HORSE "Gypsy-punk-garage-grass" group from Chattanooga.

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m. 706-546-4742

    TUESDAY NIGHT CONFESSIONAL This weekly series showcases a series of acoustic solo sets from some of the most talented singer-songwriters in town and across the country.

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    Sunflower Concert Series. 7 p.m. $15. www.botgarden.uga.edu

    KLEZMER LOCAL 42 A local seven-piece Klezmer band specializing in Jewish and gypsy music and featuring Dan Horowitz of Five Eight.

    MARY SIGALAS Mary sings classic jazz/blues from the 1920s–'50s with surprise arrangements and unexpected tunes along with velvety originals.

Events

  • West Broad Market Garden

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

    Tuesday Farmers Market

    Fresh produce and cooked foods. Offers double dollars for EBT shoppers. Held every Tuesday.

  • First Christian Church

    4–7 p.m. www.oconeefarmersmarket.org

    Oconee Farmers Market

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

  • ACC Council on Aging

    12–3 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.

  • UGA Special Collections Library

    2 p.m. FREE! 706-524-8079

    Tuesday Tour

    Take a guided tour of the exhibit galleries of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research. 

  • Buffalo's Café

    6:30 p.m. FREE! www.thehometeamofathens.com/workshops

    Home Seller's Workshop

    Learn the process of selling a home so you know what to expect. There will be appetizers, beverages and a raffle. RSVP.

  • The Old Pal

    4 p.m.–2 a.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/theoldpalathensga

    1 Year Anniversary Party

    The Old Pal celebrates their first anniversary with happy hour drink specials all evening plus complimentary bar snacks provided by home.made catering.

Kidstuff

  • Oconee County Library

    3:15–4:15 p.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

    Read to Rover

    Reading aloud to a dog creates a relaxed, non-judgmental environment that helps kids develop their reading skills and builds confidence. Register for a 15-minutes session. Grades K-5.

  • ACC Library

    9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Toddler Storytime

    Children ages 2–5 are invited to join in an interactive storytime. Every Tuesday and Wednesday.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    4:30 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

    Lego Club

    Create Lego art and enjoy Lego-based games. Blocks provided. For ages 8 & up.

Lectures & Lit

  • Athens Land Trust

    5:30 p.m. $5 suggested donation. patricia.priest@yahoo.com

    Nature Writing Group

    Poet and radio host David Oates is this month's featured guest. Oates is the host and producer of WUGA's "Wordland" and the author of the book Drunken Cardinals.

  • ACC Library

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-583-8834, www.edwardjones.com

    Building Your Investment Income Foundation

    Edward Jones Financial Advisor Jess Jensen-Ryan hosts a free presentation with strategies to help investors create a stream of income they can use for expected and unexpected life events during retirement. Reservation recommended.

  • UGA Tate Student Center

    6 p.m. FREE! www.msp.uga.edu

    Cathy Bao Bean

    (Theater) Author Cathy Bao Bean presents "Living and Laughing by the Chopsticks-Fork Principle: A Talk on Being At Least Bicultural."

Comedy

Classes

  • Body, Mind & Spirit

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

    A Course in Miracles

    Learn the inner workings of a miracle. Every Tuesday.

  • Oconee County Library

    10 a.m. FREE! 706-769-3950, www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Computer Class: Free eBooks and Audiobooks

    Learn to use Georgia Download Destination and take advantage of the free eBooks and audiobooks available. Register by calling.

  • ACC Library

    10–11:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, www.athenslibrary.org

    Computer Class: Digital Photography

    In the computer training room. Call to register.

Karaoke & Open Mic

Theatre

  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    Sept. 30 & Oct. 1–3, 8 p.m. Oct. 5, 2:30 p.m. $12 (w/ UGA ID), $16. www.drama.uga.edu

    Clybourne Park

    (Cellar Theatre) Written by Bruce Norris and directed by Paul Pierce, this satiric comedy about race and real estate spins off of Lorraine Hansberry's Raisin in the Sun to follow one house over 50 years, from the era of segregation to gentrification.

Film

  • Ciné Barcafé

    8:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenscine.com

    Bad Movie Night

    A hunky, perpetually shirtless police detective (played by Playgirl Man of the Year 1985 Steve Rally) takes on an entire west coast Yakuza with the help of a mysterious Japanese samurai cop in the epically inept and entertaining Overkill.

Art

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    5:30 p.m. FREE! www.art.uga.edu

    Visiting Artist Lecture

    (Room S151) Lauren Fensterstock is an artist, writer and curator based in Portland, ME. Outside the studio, she serves as a critic at the Rhode Island School of Design. She holds degrees from the Parsons School of Design and SUNY New Paltz.

DJs

Ending Tuesday, September 30

 

Classes

  • Floorspace

    Dance Classes

    Sulukule Bellydance presents classes in bellydancing, "bellyesque" and Middle Eastern drumming. Visit website for schedule. www.floorspaceathens.com

Help Out

  • PALS Institute

    PALS Volunteers Needed

    Women of the World is seeking volunteers to mentor young adult women as they journey to achieve their GED and employment. Lunch provided. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. 706-548-0000, www.womentotheworld.org