Hosted by Jeremy Dyson.
Test your trivia chops for prizes! Every Wednesday.
Test your sports knowledge every Wednesday night.
Dirty South Trivia offers house cash prizes.
Weekly themed games. House cash and drink prizes.
Hosted by Garrett Lennox every Wednesday. Prizes and house cash.
(Both Locations) Every Wednesday.
Includes stories, finger-puppet plays, songs and crafts for literacy-based fun. For ages 5 & under. Every Wednesday.
Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is a group of teens who gather at the beginning of every month to discuss and plan upcoming events. Ages 11–18. Registration required.
Children of all ages are invited for bedtime stories every Wednesday.
Ages 7 & up are invited to play. All experience levels welcome.
Stories, songs, crafts and fun for preschool-aged children and their caregivers.
Learn the basics of Zumba. Water and healthy snacks provided. Ages 11–18.
Find which storytime is best for you by dropping in for crafts, snacks and program info.
ORIGINAL WRITERS' CIRCLE & OPEN MIC JAM Says organizer Louis Phillip Pelot: "We will hold a writing session between 8–9 p.m. where musicians will write an original song from scratch. The musicians will perform their newly written songs on stage."
KARAOKE WITH THE KING Sing your guts out every Wednesday!
KARAOKE With host Terry Covington. Every Wednesday!
MOTHERFUCKER Hard-hitting, virtuosic local rock and roll band. See Calendar Pick on p. 24.
MULTICULT Noisy post-punk band from Baltimore.
WAITRESS Athens-based noise-rock project with a driving, raucous sound.
LILY HERNE Eclectic, experimental folk singer-songwriter.
DUDE MAGNETS Noisy indie-rock chaos.
DEAD NEIGHBORS This local band plays grunge- and shoegaze-inspired rock.
SWAMP Melodic and wiry local indie rock band.
SPACE MERCHANTS Psychedelic rock band from Brooklyn, NY.
NIFTY EARTH Local electronic-based outfit that also incorporates live instrumentation.
SHILPA RAY New York-based artist playing dark, goth-infused post-punk.
LOS CANTARES New local desert-rock supergroup featuring members of Old Smokey and Moths.
THE VG MINUS '70s-styled power-pop/punk.
SMOKEDOG This local band plays noisy, burned-out experimental rock and roll.
DJ NATE FROM WUXTRY Spinning rare and classic soul/R&B/garage/British Invasion and other tasty '60s sounds.
SEAN KIELY BAND Folk outfit led by the New Jersey-based singer-songwriter.
JERICHO WOODS "Country-ish" Americana singer-songwriter from Kentucky.
FRESH JAM OPEN MIC Each performance gets 10 minutes. Drums and guitar amps are provided. Then, stick around for an open jam!
SALLY & THE SIX GRAND BAND Long-running local dance band.
JAMES LEG Soulful, psychedelic sounds from a member of the Black Diamond Heavies.
MC FUNK JAM Funk all night.
JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Enjoy an evening of original music, improv and standards.
THE ORANGE CONSTANT Fusion-oriented jam-rock band from Statesboro.
A dynamic fitness program infused with Latin rhythms. Every Wednesday, 5:30–6:30 p.m. $70/10 classes. www.botgarden.uga.edu
Learn how to back-knit, pick up drop stitches, change purls into knits (and vice versa), unravel your work, create life lines and tighten saggy stitches. RSVP.
(Horizon Physical Therapy, Watkinsville) This hour-long training session is designed to increase strength, core stability and balance while targeting weather muscle groups that often cause running-related injuries.
Donation-based pilates. Proceeds will go toward improvements at the studio and a local charity. Wednesdays, 5:30–6:30 p.m. www.allbodystudio.com
Seeking student artwork to use on items like totes, T-shirts, journals and scarves in the garden's gift shop. Open to GA students in ninth grade or above. Winners can receive up to $1,000. Deadline Dec. 3. Visit website for complete guidelines and application. 706-542-6014, www.botgarden.uga.edu
The Athens Area Arts Council is seeking applicants for its quarterly $500 grants. All local artists, arts organizations or arts-based projects are welcome to apply. Deadline Sept. 15. firstname.lastname@example.org, www.athensarts.org
(Room S151) Henrik Drescher's editorial illustrations have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post and Rolling Stone. He has also written and illustrated several books.
See highlights from the permanent collection during a tour led by docents.
Open mic poetry readings. The featured reader this month is Laura Solomon.
Local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods, crafts and live music by Lily Herne.
(Inner Courtyard in Bottleworks) Suska, Revival Yarns and Olive Basket host an open house. Every first Wednesday of the month.
Part workshop, part TED-style talk, part happy hour, Creative Club is an opportunity to pick the minds of local professionals. This month's featured speaker is chef and entrepreneur Peter Dale, who will discuss his background and lead a Q&A. See Calendar Pick on p. 24.
VINYL WEDNESDAYS Bring your own records and spin them at the bar!
Meet local entrepreneurs, tech talent and other fellow Athenians who are making cool stuff at this weekly Four Athens networking happy hour.
The Photo Sharegroup meets at the Garden to share digital images of outdoor photography. Email for more information.
Watch a digital restoration of the film noir classic. Orson Welles stars as Harry Lime and Joseph Cotten plays his childhood friend Holly Martins.
Donate non-perishable foods and hygiene items to be donated to the Madison County Food Bank. Drop off items on Sept. 26. ww.athenslibrary.org/madison
Instructors will be available inside and outside class hours to teach Ruby on Rails. This 10-week code class meets Mondays and Thursdays, Sept. 14–Nov. 19. www.fourathens.com/railscode