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Sunday, April 26

19 events

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    Apr. 25, 8 p.m. & Apr. 26, 3 p.m. $40. www.pac.uga.edu

    4th Annual Arch Chamber Music Festival

    The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center performs chamber music by Brahms, Martinu, Shoenfield, Mozart, Schumann and more.

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    Apr. 25, 8 p.m. & Apr. 26, 3 p.m. www.pac.uga.edu

    The Arch Chamber Musical Festival

    America's premier repertory company for chamber music, the Chamber of Music Society of Lincoln Center makes its annual visit for the Arch Chamber Music Festival.

  • 4 p.m. FREE! kkelly@uga.edu

    Sacred Music from the Spanish Baroque

    (Friendship Presbyterian Church, 8531 Macon Hwy.) The Athens Chamber Singers perform a selection of music from Spain, Mexico, Bolivia, Peru and Guatemala.

Events

  • Bishop Park

    1:30–4 p.m. $10. www.athenscaninerescue.com/mutt-strut

    Athens Canine Rescue Mutt Strut

    Dogs of all kinds show off in categories like "Best Kisser," "Best Puppy Dog Eyes" and "Best Booty Wiggle." All registered participants will receive a free raffle ticket. 

  • T.R.R. Cobb House

    2:30 p.m. $15 (members), $20. 706-380-4570, mheinze90@hotmail.com

    Boulevard Gardening Club Roving Garden Party

    This year the Boulevard Gardening Club moves into the Cobbham neighborhood. See the gardens of photographer Jeremy Ayers, painter June Ball, potter Betsy Dorminey, Tony and Liz Demarco, the T.R.R. Cobb House and the Piedmont-Cobbham Park. See Calendar Pick on p. 23.

Theater

  • Memorial Park

    Apr. 23–26, 7:30 p.m. & Apr. 23, 3 p.m. $12–15. 706-613-3771, www.mortontheatre.com

    Live Art

    (Quinn Hall) This unique musical review features over 25 Broadway songs. Audience members will enjoy classic tunes as playbills come to life.

  • North Oconee High School

    Apr. 24–25, 7 p.m. & Apr. 26, 3 p.m. $5–10. lsummer@oconeeschools.org

    Grease

    North Oconee High School's Red Titan Playhouse presents the musical Grease.

  • Town and Gown Players

    Apr. 24–25, 8 p.m. & Apr. 26, 2 p.m. $8. www.townandgownplayers.org

    The Last Five Years

    This musical explores the relationship between rising novelist Jamie Wellerstein and sturggling actress Cathy Hiatt. Director Matthew Jones and actors Stephanie Bacastow and Christopher Sapp will make their Town & Gown debut.

Live Music

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    1 p.m. $5. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    MAY DAY MUSIC FESTIVAL A day of music benefiting the UGA music business program, featuring performances by Thomas Johnson, Uncle Dad, Big Morgan, Mosaic, Nick Austin Trio, Careless Pilots, Nifty Earth, Wieuca, Bridges, Saturn Valley and the Sweet Heart Beets

  • Ted's Most Best

    7 p.m. FREE! www.tedsmostbest.com

    GYPSY WILDCATS Local group playing classic Django Reinhardt gypsy swing tunes, as well as Americana and old vaudeville standards.

Lectures & Lit

  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens

    10:15 a.m. FREE! www.uuathensga.org

    Unitarian Universalist Forum

    Penny Oldfather and Pinkie Bergmann will talk about the variety of programming available during July's Southeast Unitarian Universalist Summer Institute. 

Games

Art

  • Long Road Studios Gallery, Bishop

    Apr. 25–26, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. FREE! www.longroadstudios.com

    Longroad Studios Spring Sale

    Shop from ceramic work by Laura Cooper, Erika Galloway, Juana Gnecco, Nancy Green, Julie Greene and Jenna Gridley. Textiles by Sara Lee Parker, skin care products by Lisa Pickett and jewelry by Kenneth Kase.

  • 2–4 p.m. FREE! www.keithkarnok.com

    Closing Reception

    (Salon on First, Watkinsville) For paintings by Keith Karnok.

Classes

  • Revival Yarns

    2 p.m. $30. www.revivalyarnsathens.com

    Knitting in the Round

    In two sessions, participants will create a hat, knitting in the round on a 16" circular needle. RSVP.

Film

  • UGA Tate Student Center

    Apr. 24–26, 3, 6 & 9 p.m. $1–2. union.uga.edu

    The Imitation Game

    (Theatre) In 1939, newly created British intelligence agency MI6 recruits Alan Turing (Benedict Cumberbatch) to crack Nazi codes.

Ending Sunday, April 26

 

Support Groups

  • Covenant Presbyterian Church

    Overearters Anonymous

    Anyone who wants to stop eating compulsively is welcome. Sundays, 3:30 p.m. www.oa.org