The Friends of the Georgia Museum of Art host their 14th biennial gala featuring a catered dinner followed by "Get Your Pucci On," dancing with DJs Alfredo and Z-Dog. Pucci-themed attire encouraged. RSVP by Jan. 10.
Sample hundreds of wines from around the world. Followed by a gourmet dinner. Seminars on wine will be held throughout the day. A silent auction will benefit the Classic Center Cultural Foundation.
Participants are encouraged to dress in their football best as everyone roots for their favorite team and learns about animal stories of the sky. Register by Jan. 30.
(The Historic Train Depot, Winterville) Proceeds from the race will go toward funding community projects including the construction of handicap ramps and a summer camp program.
Residents of District 3 are invited to share concerns and get a little behind-the-scenes insight on issues facing the community.
THE DANK BROTHERHOOD Members of the Funk Brotherhood and Dank Sinatra come together to celebrate the life of a fallen friend.
FAUX FEROCIOUS Nashville, TN-based sloppy, lo-fi rock band with pop sensibilities. See Calendar Pick on p. 17.
SHEHEHE Local band that draws from old-school punk and arena rock to create a fist-pumping atmosphere.
ALL-CITY CANNONBALLERS J.S. Dillard and company roll through high-energy classic rock and punk-inspired tunes.
THE RODNEY KINGS Scuzzed-out local garage-punk trio.
TRE POWELL Bluesy acoustic tunes with soulful vocals.
MIND BRAINS New local supergroup playing experimental pop music with skewed sensibilities. See Calendar Pick on p. 17.
JOHN FERNANDES AND ALEC LIVADITIS Two local experimental musicians team up for a duo set.
YURP Five-piece alternative rock group from Atlanta.
RED SKY DAYS Local powerhouse trio that plays heavy progressive rock.
JIM WHITE VS. THE PACKWAY HANDLE BAND The acclaimed local singer-songwriter and bluegrass ensemble team up. CD release party! See story on p. 11.
HOG-EYED MAN Local instrumental duo that plays traditional Appalachian music.
ALABAMA SHAKES Alabama-based soul-rock group with blistering vocals and intensely emotional grooves. See Calendar Pick on p. 17.
DYLAN LEBLANC Louisiana-based singer-songwriter steeped in the alt-country tradition.
DOUBLE FERRARI This new local band plays virtuosic, high-speed, instrumental jock-rock.
BATHROOMS New local punk band featuring members of Cancers, Shaved Christ, Little Gold and more.
METH WAX Local, punk-inspired lo-fi acoustic pop outfit.
CRUNCHY New local "doom-dance" duo featuring Phelan LaVelle and Kathleen Duffield.
IMMUZIKATION Celebrated local DJ Alfredo Lapuz, Jr. hosts a dance party featuring high-energy electro and rock.
THE SPACE TIME TRAVELERS Atlanta-based funk-rock band.
THE CASTE OUTS Native Georgian indie rock group creates music laden with "psychedelic fuzz."
REAGAN BARTON No info available.
ABE PARKER Singer-songwriter from Ohio.
LIVE JAZZ Jeremy Raj is bringing together the best that Athens jazz has to offer. A trio of incredibly talented musicians play to a great crowd every weekend.
PAPER DIAMOND Electronic producer and DJ from Colorado.
NADASTROM D.C.-born, L.A.-based electro duo of Dave Nada and Matt Nordstrom.
TORRO TORRO Moombahton group from Toronto.
ALBATROSS Athens group creating an upbeat mixture of jazz, blues and funk.
MIKE WATSON BAND Atlanta-based blues/Southern rock.
Learn to play Magic: The Gathering and other CCGs.
DJ THE KING One of Little Kings' beloved staffers spins your faves, from the '80s to the present.
For kids of all ages.
Family fun movies are shown in the story room. Call for movie title.
Now registering for spring classes like "Art Time I and II" for ages 4–6, "Springtime Plein Air and Enchanted Forest" for ages 7–12 and two Spring Break sessions. Classes begin in March. 706-613-3623, www.athensclarkecounty.com/lyndonhouse
Jiffy Page shares ideas of how to preserve your priceless photos in fun and meaningful ways.
See Civil War-era political cartoons from Harper's Weekly magazine by the "Father of the American Cartoon."
The south quarterfinal of the ICCA features groups from around the southeast.
The National Pan-Hellenic Council's annual dance competition features step performances by fraternties and sororities.
Robotics prodigy Hiro transforms his friends into a band of high-tech heroes.
KARAOKE Sing! Sing! Sing!
The Rollergirls will be a house divided as the skaters face off against each other in this exhibition bout.
If you want to drink, that's your business. If you want to stop, we can help. 706-389-4164, www.athensaa.org
(Cornerstone Church) S-Anon is a support group for family and friends of sexaholics, based on the 12 steps of AA. firstname.lastname@example.org, www.sanon.org
Practice Yoshukai karate along with meditation in a low-stress environment. Class involves 45 minutes of yoga as a warm-up, followed by 45 minutes of karate. Wednesdays, 8:45–10:30 p.m. Donations encouraged. www.athensy.com
The studio offers acro yoga, family acrobatics, hand balancing, flexibility and conditioning. Visit website for weekly schedule. $35–45 (monthly membership), $5–10 (drop-in). 706-530-1359, email@example.com, www.acroathens.com
(Athens, GA) HandsOn NEGA is a project of Community Connection of Northeast Georgia that assists volunteers in finding flexible service opportunities at various organizations. Over 130 local agencies seek help with ongoing projects and special short-term events. Visit the website for a calendar and to register. www.handsonnortheastgeorgia.com
This studio teaches different types of yoga like gentle yoga, yin yoga and power heated Vinyasa. 706-316-9000, www.chasestreetyoga.com
Traditional and modern-style Taekwondo, self-defense, grappling and weapons classes for all ages. Visit website for full class schedule. www.liveoakmartialarts.com
Class and workshop offerings include watercolor, acrylic/oil painting, pastels, drawing, clay arts, metal casting, sculpting and bagpipes. Open studios are offered in writing, pottery and figure/portrait painting. Check website for winter/spring schedule. www.ocaf.com
Registration begins Jan. 31 for youth soccer (ages 4–12) and Sportstime (ages 3–4). Programs begin in March. www.athensclarkecounty.com/sports
This 200-hour, Yoga Alliance-accredited teacher training program is grounded in self-study. The year-long program begins in February. www.athensyogainstitute.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Now accepting applications for a 24-hour Roundsphere Hackathon held on Feb. 6. Projects should have a basic plan of something that can be accomplished or started in the 24-hour time period. Deadline Jan. 31. www.roundsphere.com/hackathon