Brush up on your skating skills and learn what it takes to be a Classic City Rollergirl. Gear can be borrowed for a $10 refundable deposit.
The combination walking-bus tour led by music historian Paul Butchart passes landmarks of local musical significance including the Steeple, Nuci's Space, REM Trestle and spots downtown. Call to make reservations.
Enjoy food, music and beer from Jailhouse Brewery, Jekyll Brewery, Terrapin, Southern Brewing Company and more.
Tour North Georgia's sustainable local food farms in Hall, Habersham, Rabun, White, Stephens and neighboring counties. Shop for food directly from the farms, enjoy a farm-to-table meal and learn about sustainable agriculture practices such as year-round greenhouses, community gardens, honey production and more.
Enjoy beer tastings, an artisanal popcorn bar provided by The Savory Spoon and screenings of NotBad and Not2Bad, mountain bike films full of stunts and pranks. Proceeds benefit SORBA Athens.
Trade tales and meet other people interested in family history. Registration required.
(Joker Joker Gallery, 145 Vine St.) This four-day fest includes an Art Installation Trail and Gallery, Weirdo Yardsale, Battery Powered Noise Fest and over 50 performers. See Calendar Pick on p. 21.
KEVIN DUNN & JOHN NORRIS Legendary guitarist Dunn was a fixture on the Southern new wave scene of the 1970s and '80s. He's joined by Athens drummer John Norris.
PERCY SLEDGEHAMMER Athens-based cover band playing soul and R&B classics.
BLANKS AND POSTAGE Athens-based alt-rock band.
CALEB KEITH & THE CALAVERAS Local "dusty-boot Americana" outfit.
(302 Oak Bend Dr., Hull) Shop for original art by Peter Loose, Polly the Potter of Atlanta, Kip Ramey, Coralie Hardman, Nick of Crispy Prints and Tex Crawford at this living estate sale and art show.
Test your skills. Every Sunday.
Alan's Challenge. Every Sunday.
Compete to win.
String Theory High-energy acoustic fusion and funk-oriented progressive rock with elements of bluegrass and Americana.
Kayla Berrie Local jazz-inspired singer-songwriter.
Partials Local psychedelic pop four-piece.
Monkier Jazzy hip hop/groove-oriented band from Atlanta.
Son & Thief Melodic and lush local indie rock band.
Zenith Blue Five local teens playing rock covers and originals.
Five Eight Legendary Athens rock trio that consistently pumps out boisterous rock and roll.
The Darnell Boys The three Darnell brothers play and sing country blues originals backed by upright bass, singing saw and junkyard percussion.
Monsoon Female-fronted local post-punk band that dabbles in rockabilly and new wave.
Yip Deceiver An infectiously fun blend of feel-good pop, R&B grooves and noise-bending electro from Athens.
Kishi Bashi Talented local songwriter and violinist creates exuberant, loop-driven, experimental pop music.
Three women team up against their sexist boss in the musical adaptation of the hit movie.
Beginner/intermediate Cuban salsa lessons are held every second and fourth Sunday of the month.
A revised version of the musical based on the Gospel of Matthew.
A concert of improvisatory music features guitar, sarod, tabla and oud. Bring a dish for a potluck to follow.
Outside the Lines, a coloring book series spearheaded by Pixel & Ink and TV Gallery curator Tatiana Veneruso, has a special AthFest edition coloring book featuring music, art and Athens-themed drawings by local artists as well as poster and album art. Proceeds benefit AthFest Educates. Coloring books can be picked up at the festival or later at Pixel & Ink. $20. firstname.lastname@example.org