COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Tuesday, September 16

32 events

Events

  • Friendship Christian Church

    7:30 p.m. FREE! wwwathensrockandgemclub.org

    Athens Rock and Gem Club

    Everyone is invited to bring their new found treasures and stories from the summer for a "Show and Tell."

  • West Broad Market Garden

    4–7 p.m. 706-613-0122, www.athenslandtrust.org

    Tuesday Farmers Market

    Fresh produce and cooked foods. Offers double dollars for EBT shoppers. Held every Tuesday.

  • First Christian Church

    4–7 p.m. www.oconeefarmersmarket.org

    Oconee Farmers Market

    (Watkinsville) Locally grown produce, meats, grains, flowers, soaps, birdhouses, gourds and more.

  • ACC Council on Aging

    12–3 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.

  • UGA Special Collections Library

    2 p.m. FREE! 706-524-8079

    Tuesday Tour

    Take a guided tour of the exhibit galleries of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research. 

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    7 p.m. FREE! www.athenssciencecafe.wordpress.com

    Athens Science Café

    This installment's topic is "Immunize This! The Challenges of Vaccine Communications." 

  • Sr. Sol

    5–10 p.m. 706-850-7112

    Customer Appreciation Day

    (Broad St. location) Enjoy live music by a mariachi band, taco tastings and 20% off your entire check.

  • Heirloom Cafe and Fresh Market

    6 p.m. $45. $15 (additional for wine pairings). 706-354-7901, www.heirloomathens.com

    DaySpring Farms Dinner

    This three-course vegetarian meal includes a reception with an aperitif and passed hors d'oeuvres. Meet Simone and Nathan Brett of DaySpring Farms, which is located in Daniesville.

  • All day. FREE! 706-425-2941, www.aidsathens.org

    Free HIV Testing

    (Athens Neighborhood Health Center) Take a quick mouth swab test and get results in 20 minutes. Call for information.

Games

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    JULIE HOLMES Local singer-songwriter/multi-instrumentalist who specializes in acoustic jams. 

    SHANE TORISCELLI Local folk-pop singer-songwriter.

    BRAD AARON Local acoustic singer-songwriter influenced by The Decemberists and Sondre Lerche.

    IAN ARMSTRONG No info available.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 9:30 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    PROVERBIAL Hip hop, rock, reggae and funk all jammed into one five-piece band. 

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    LITTLE BROTHERS Solo folk sounds from Ryan Gray Moore (Brothers). 

    TONGUES Dreamy local pop-rock band.

    HAPPY RABBITS Experimental pop group led by songwriter Taber Lathrop.

    SUSU No info available.

  • Green Room

    10 p.m. www.greenroomathens.com

    THE MATTSON 2 California-based experimental "surf-jazz" outfit.

    HAND SAND HANDS Experimental, highly psychedelic electronic sounds from Jonathan Miller. 

  • The Melting Point

    Terrapin Tuesday. 7:30 p.m. $5. www.meltingpointathens.com

    SEAN MCCONNELL Singer-songwriter out of Nashville, TN who describes his sound as "lyric-driven roots-rock."

    EDWARD DAVID ANDERSON Americana singer-songwriter from Illinois.

  • New Earth Athens

    9 p.m. www.newearthmusichall.com

    CASTAWAY Solo project of Athens-based musician Freeman Leverett, influenced by surf-rock, bossa nova and Hawaiian steel guitar.

    MYRIAD HOUSE BAND Members of Partial Cinema, Monsoon and Saturn Valley lead an open jam session.

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m. 706-546-4742

    TUESDAY NIGHT CONFESSIONAL This weekly series showcases a series of acoustic solo sets from some of the most talented singer-songwriters in town and across the country.

Kidstuff

  • Oconee County Library

    3:15–4:15 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.

  • ACC Library

    9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Toddler Storytime

    Children ages 2–5 are invited to join in an interactive storytime. Every Tuesday and Wednesday.

  • Lay Park

    5:30 p.m. $3-5. 706-613-3596, www.athensclarkecounty.com/lay

    Viva Mexico!

    Celebrate Mexican Independence Day with Mexican snacks, arts and crafts, and more.  

Classes

  • ACC Library

    2 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 suggested donation. 706-351-6024

    A Course in Miracles

    Learn the inner workings of a miracle. Every Tuesday.

  • ACC Library

    10 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Zinio Workshop

    The library now offers free online magazine checkouts through Zinio. Learn how to navigate the website and app.

  • Oconee County Library

    10 a.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

    Free Online Magazines

    Learn how to use Zinio, a new online magazine service offered to library cardholders. Registration required.

  • Floorspace

    6 p.m. $12. floorspacestudio@gmail.com

    Burlesque Basics

    Drop in for a mixed level burlesque class. Class reviews burlesque ideas, themes and movements followed with some choreography application.

Performance

  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

    8 p.m. $10, $5 (w/ student ID). www.music.uga.edu

    Viola Recital

    Hugh Hodgson School of Music viola professor Maggie Snyder has performed at the Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall and other venues all over the world.