Sunday, September 25

16 events


  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    3 p.m. $31–72.

    Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

    The program will include Trombo lontana by John Adams, the Fifth Symphony of Jean Sibelius and Piano Concerto No. 3 by Rachmaninoff. Ken Meltzer, host of the radio show "Meet the Classics" on Atlanta's AM-1690, will offer a lecture at 2:15 p.m. in Ramsey Hall.

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    2 p.m. FREE!

    I Love Ukulele Festival

    (Theater) The Festival includes performances by the Athens Ukulele Philharmonic and other ukulele groups and soloists. Participants can bring a ukulele and play along. 


Live Music

  • The Classic Center

    7 p.m. $32-85.

    CAKE Longstanding alt-rock band featuring semi-controversial lyrics, groovy jams and a career spanning 17 years. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.

  • The Foundry

    4 p.m. FREE!

    NEW SOUTH SHOWCASE Host Caroline Aiken interviews and introduces performers Trio Deluxe and The Randon Roosters.

  • Georgia Center for Continuing Education

    1 p.m. FREE!

    ATHENS JAZZ FESTIVAL WUGA FM presents a day of live jazz on the lawn, featuring Classic City Swing, Period Six, Mary & the Hot Hotty-Hots, Trey Wright Quartet, Athens Tango Project, Whitehall Jazz Collective, Chris Enghauser Trio and Louis Romanos Quartet. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    6 p.m. FREE!

    CLASSICAL REVOLUTION UGA School of Music graduates and students play works by Dvorak, Ligeti, Bach and more.

  • Iron Factory

    7:30 p.m. FREE! 706-395-6877

    BLACKWATER DEEP Athens-based acoustic indie-folk band.




Lectures & Lit


  • Winder Cultural Arts Center, Winder

    Sept. 23–24, 7:30 p.m. & Sept. 25, 3 p.m. $10. 706-867-3106

    Cotton Patch Gospel

    (Colleen O. Williams Theater) The Winder-Barrow Community Theatre presents a Georgia-born musical retelling the story of Jesus of Nazareth with a 20th Century rural Georgia twist. See Theater Notes on p. 12.

Ending Sunday, September 25



  • Midnight Iguana

    Scar Correction & Tattoo Removal

    Ron Hendon presents a scar correction and tattoo removal training classes. Sept. 25–28, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. 706-255-5897