COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Tuesday, June 2

27 events

Art

  • Amici

    Call for Artists

    Currently accepting artists for exhibitions. Email samples of work to ryan.myers@amici-cafe.com

Kidstuff

  • Oconee County Library

    June 14, 3 p.m. June 16, 2 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.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    6:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Little STEM Scientists

    Have fun with hands-on science experiences. Dress for mess. Kids under eight years old will need help from an adult.

  • ACC Library

    9:30–10:30 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Toddler Storytime

    An interactive program for ages 2–5. 

  • Buffalo's Café

    5:30–7:30 p.m. FREE! 706-354-6655

    Kids Night

    Featuring a balloon artist, coloring contests and photos with Buffy the Buffalo. Every Tuesday.

  • Oconee County Library

    6 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Fandom Film Fest: Adventure Time

    Watch episodes of "Adventure Time." Snacks provided. Ages 11–18.

  • Multiple Locations

    June 2, 10:30 a.m. (Oglethorpe Library). June 3, 10:30 a.m. (Bogart Library). www.athenslibrary.org

    "Every Hero Has a Story" Shadow Puppet Show

    Watch a shadow puppetry performance created by children. The performance "Cada Heroe Tiene Una Historia" was created during a three-day workshop funded by AthFest Educates and held at Pinewoods Library.

  • ACC Library

    4 p.m. FREE! plewis@athenslibrary.org, www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Elite the Showstoppa

    Athens rapper Elite will talk about the music scene and what inspires his lyrics. Pizza will be served. Ages 11–18. Registration is required.

Classes

  • ACC Library

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, heritageroomref@athenslibrary.org

    Getting Started with Genealogy

    This class will help you get started with your family research. This is a pre-beginning genealogy class. Registration required.

  • Body, Mind & Spirit

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

    The Law of Attraction and Manifestation

    This ongoing class teaches many techniques for utilizing the power of your mind to create wonders in all areas of your life.

  • Film Athens Film Lab

    Hollywood 201

    Learn what a producer does and how movies get made in this four-week workshop. Wednesdays, June 17–July 8, 6:30 p.m. $135. www.filmathens.net

Games

Events

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    8 p.m. $5/person, $15/family. www.uga.edu/botgarden

    Full Moon Hike

    Bring family and friends along to enjoy the mysterious world of nature at night. Includes a two-mile hike through the wooded trails and in the garden.

  • ACC Council on Aging

    11 a.m.–2 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.

  • West Broad Market Garden

    3 p.m.–dusk. 706-613-0122, www.athenslandtrust.org

    Tuesday Produce Stand

    Shop for fresh produce straight out of the community-based urban garden. Offers double dollars for EBT shoppers. Held every Tuesday.

Live Music

  • The Foundry

    Tailgate Tuesday. 7 p.m. $5 (adv.), $7 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    ME AND MOLLY Nashville-based country-folk duo.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 9 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    LITTLE GOLD Local group fronted by songwriter Christian DeRoeck, playing garage-rock with country and pop sensibilities.

    THE MUMZEES High-energy garage-punk band from the Chattanooga area.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    ETIENNE DE ROCHER DUO Local singer-songwriter teams up with Jacob Morris (Moths) for a set.

    DJ DAFFY DUCK Psychedelic funk bombs from this local DJ.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    S-WORDS AND FRIENDS Local band playing funky pop-rock with a touch of Southern jam.

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    Sunflower Concert Series. 7 p.m. $10 (members), $15 (nonmembers). botgarden.uga.edu

    CAROLINE AIKEN One of Athens' most talented and respected performing songwriters. Her bluesy voice and masterful technique guarantee a hypnotic performance.

    THE TWANGTOWN PARAMOURS "Sophisticated Americana" group from Nashville, TN.

Theater

  • Multiple Locations

    June 2 & June 4, 8 p.m. $5. (Cellar Theatre). June 3, 6:30 p.m. $5. (UGA Founders Garden). dinac@uga.edu

    The Comedy of Errors

    Two sets of identical twins are separated at birth by a tragic shipwreck. In search of his long-lost brother, Antipholus of Syracuse and his servant, Dromio of Syracuse, venture to Ephesus, the unbeknownst hometown of their brothers.

Lectures & Lit