SCOTT BAXENDALE Guitar dynamism from the owner of Baxendale Guitars. Classic bluesy riffs and a lot of soul.
JINX REMOVER Fronted by songwriter Kade Kahl, this local band plays driving, melodic indie rock.
SMOKEY DEROECK Little Gold/Deep State member plays a solo set.
WILLI CARLISLE Americana singer-songwriter from Fayetteville, AR.
JULIANNA MONEY New local singer-songwriter.
KINKY WAIKIKI Relaxing, steel guitar-driven band following the traditions of Hawaiian music.
OLD SEA BRIGADE New, Atlanta-based indie-folk band.
LINDSAY JARMAN New local indie musician.
JAY GONZALEZ Drive-By Truckers' keyboardist plays your favorite yacht rock, singer-songwriter, power-pop, British Invasion, originals and TV theme songs.
TUG New local noise-punk group.
FISHMONGER New local punk group.
PISS SHY Noisy, Atlanta-based punk band.
MALEVICH New metal-hardcore group from Athens and Atlanta.
W. FREEMAN LEVERETT Local guitarist and songwriter performing a selection of Bossa Nova hits.
SALLY & THE SIX GRAND BAND Long-running dance band playing oldies, classic rock, blues, disco and some fun originals.
BREADFOOT Americana project from North Carolina.
CHRIS PADGETT Local guitar virtuoso performs a solo set.
JACLYN STEELE & THE REVEREND Reverend Conner Tribble teams up with singer Jaclyn Steele for a night of music.
JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Enjoy an evening of original music, improv and standards.
Local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods, crafts and live music from Scott Baxendale.
Bring your dog and take a hike with the Center's staff, who will cover trail etiquette.
Pure Barre celebrates three years in Athens with class specials and cake.
VINYL WEDNESDAYS Bring your own records and spin them at the bar!
Upon completion of this five-unit series, participants will receive a Basic Design Certificate from the Garden Club of Georgia. Registration required.
Library staff and local professionals will cover topics like searching for a job, writing a resume, filling out applications and interviewing skills.
Sarah Kate Gillespie, curator of American art, leads a tour of "Icon of Modernism: Representing the Brooklyn Bridge, 1883-1950."
Test your trivia chops for prizes! Every Wednesday.
Test your sports knowledge every Wednesday night.
Hosted by Garrett Lennox every Wednesday. Prizes and house cash.
Dirty South Trivia offers house cash prizes.
(Downtown and Broad St. locations) Every Wednesday.
Gather a team and compete.
Klon hosts movie trivia every Wednesday.
Carli McDonald and Ori Epstein from HA&W will break down "Tax Credits for GA Startups." Lunch is provided. RSVP.
Meet local entrepreneurs, tech talent and other fellow Athenians who are making cool stuff at this weekly Four Athens networking happy hour.
ATHENS RISING This weekly open-mic event features up to 10 artists with two song/10-minute performance slots. Sign up to win prizes!
LEAVING COUNTRIES OPEN MIC JAM Bands are welcome, backline is provided and the jam rocks until 2 a.m.
Stories, songs, crafts and fun for preschool-aged children and their caregivers.
Come dressed as your favorite character and sip tea or lemonade as you snack on fancy treats. Includes games and prizes.
Live comedy hosted by Ms. Gin. For ages 21 & up.
Meet in the main parking lot near the lake. The trail is approximately 6.5 miles long.
Athens PRIDE hosts a screening of Henry Gamble's Birthday Party. Part of Athens PRIDE Week.
(Elberton Arts Center) Encore Productions seeks six women for roles. Prepare to read excerpts from the script. Auditions on Sept. 12–13, 6–8 p.m. Performances Dec. 2–11. 706-283-1049, email@example.com
The Classic City Fringe Festival is seeking performers in theater, dance, performance art, puppetry, improv, comedy and more. Deadline Aug. 31. Festival Oct. 27–30. firstname.lastname@example.org, www.classiccityfringefestival.com
A dynamic fitness program infused with Latin rhythms. Every Wednesday, 5:30–6:30 p.m. $70/10 classes. www.botgarden.uga.edu
An ongoing support group aimed at helping those with chronic or life-threatening diseases. Tuesdays, 4–5:30 p.m. 706-543-3522, www.oasiscounselingcenter.com
(Hunnicut Farm, Call for Address) Beginner courses, advanced clinics and a youth course are offered. 706-543-3150, www.nowherearchery.com
"Law of Attraction and Manifestation," Tuesdays, 6 p.m. "Mantras and Chants," Wednesdays, 6 p.m. "Healing Circle," Thursdays, 6 p.m. "Bhagavad-Gita," Saturdays, 3 p.m. $5 donation. 706-351-6024
(Crooked Pine Quilts) Amanda Whitsel offers classes in quilting and sewing for all levels and ages. 706-318-2334, email@example.com, crookedpinefarm.blogspot.com
(Monroe, GA) Sculpt Monroe, a partnership between the Monroe Art Guild and Downtown Development Authority, is seeking sculptures for an 18-month outdoor display at various locations downtown. All artists receive $800. Best in Show receives an additional $500. Deadline Aug. 31. Installation Nov. 1. www.monroedowntown.com/sculptmonroe
(Outside of 1000 Faces Coffee) Play a friendly game of Petanque with Le Boule Dawgs at the Pétanque terrain. Beginners welcome. Email for next game. firstname.lastname@example.org, athenspetanqueclub.wix.com/play
Group meetings are held for teens ages 12–17 to explore and share the feelings, experiences and views of being an adoptee through art, journaling, media and activities. Parents meet at the same time in a separate area. Sept. 15–Nov. 6. 706-543-3522, www.oasiscounselingcenter.com
Find information about art exhibits, classes, performances, sports, fitness programs, holiday events and other activities for adults and children in the Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department's fall program guide. www.athensclarkecounty.com/leisure
An array of classes for all ages and skill levels. View website for course descriptions and dates. www.athensclarkecounty.com/leisure