Monday, May 25

14 events

Karaoke & Open Mic


  • The Classic Center

    7 a.m. (registration), 8 a.m. (race). $20–25.

    12th Annual Running with the Dawgs 5K

    The Athens-Oconee Junior Women's Club presents a run through downtown Athens that passes the fiberglass bulldog statues. Prizes include tabletop bulldog statues.

  • Memorial Park

    12-3 p.m. FREE! $1 (pool).

    Memorial Day Concert and Picnic

    Includes face painting, games and a concert by Georgia Red Clay. The pool will be open for swimming.

  • Buffalo's Café

    6–8:30 p.m. $5.

    Line Dancing with Ron Putman

    For all skill levels. Held the second and fouth Monday of every month.

  • Multiple Locations

    May 23, 8:45 a.m. May 24, 8:45 a.m. May 25, 7:45 a.m. $3.

    American Volkssport Association 10K Walk

    This non-competitive 10K walk is guided by the Georgia Walkers Walking Club. Walkers will meet at Watson Mill Bridge State Park on Saturday, Sandy Creek Nature Center on Sunday and the Marriot Courtyard on Monday.

  • Alps Nutrition

    10 a.m.–6 p.m. FREE!

    Alps Nutrition 19th Anniversary

    Alps Nutrition celebrates 19 years in Athens with gift bags, samples, treats and more.


Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 6:30 p.m. FREE!

    THE HOBOHEMIANS This six-piece, acoustic band utilizes banjo, ukulele, flute, accordion, saxophone, piano, various percussion, drums and bass to perform popular American and European roots music of the 1910s, '20s and '30s.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    WORKINGMAN'S MONDAY Enjoy the music of the Grateful Dead. Hosted by Bo Hembree.

Lectures & Lit

  • Bizarro Wuxtry

    5–7 p.m. FREE!

    Meet the Cartoonist

    Josh Simmons' latest graphic novel, Black River, follows a group making their way through a post-apocalyptic world. See Calendar Pick on p. 18.

Ending Monday, May 25



  • Waseca Montessori School

    Waseca Camp at the Farm

    Classes include baking, mountain biking, storytelling, gardening, art, archery and more. Ages 6–11. May 26–July 24.,


  • Seney-Stovall Chapel

    Rose of Athens Theatre Academy

    Summer classes for young actors cover topics including musical theater, stage movement, improv, scene study and speech. May 25–June 19. 706-340-9181,


  • Over the Moon Creative Possibilities


    "Zen Rainbow Coloring Therapy." May 23, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. $15. "In Spirit Paint-Along." May 26, 7 p.m. $35. "Awakening to Your Divine Self Oracle Card Workshop." May 21, 10 a.m.–12 p.m. $35–65.