COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Wednesday, December 26

18 events

Live Music

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    MADELINE Bell-voiced songwriter Madeline Adams plays endearing songs of smalltown loves, hopes and other assorted torments and joys.

    THEO HILTON Nana Grizol frontman returns to play a solo set.

    DJ FOG JUICE Spinning Euro/Italo/space-disco, new-wave, old school R&B and current and classic dance hits.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. FREE! www.hendershotscoffee.com

    OPEN MIC Local songstress Kyshona Armstrong hosts this open mic night.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    5:30 p.m. FREE! www.terrapinbeer.com

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Local group led by guitarist Louis Phillip Pelot.

Games

  • Blind Pig Tavern

    8 p.m. Both locations. 706-548-3442

    Full Contact Trivia

    Think you know it all? Test your knowledge every Wednesday night.

  • Copper Creek Brewing Company

    9 p.m. FREE! 706-546-1102

    Trivia

    Test your trivia chops for prizes! Every Wednesday.

Kidstuff

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

    Preschool & Toddler Storytime

    Includes stories, finger-puppet plays, songs and crafts for literacy-based fun. For ages 5 & under. Every Wednesday.

  • Barnes & Noble

    11 a.m. FREE! 706-354-1195

    Storytime

    For all ages. Children receive a free treat from the cafe.

  • Pump It Up

    Pop-In Playtime

    Children ages 11 & under can bounce around and have a jumping good time. Wednesdays, 3:30-5:30 p.m. $3 (ages 2 & under), $6 (ages 2 & up). 706-613-5676

  • Arrow

    Spanish Lessons for Tots

    Spanish lessons with music, dancing and fun surprises led by Sarah Ehlers. For ages 2.5–4 years old. Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m.–12 p.m. $10. ourarrow@gmail.com

  • Arrow

    Shared Nanny Sessions

    Caregiving with a child ratio of 1 to 3. For ages 6 months–4 years. Pre-registration required. Monday–Thursday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. and Friday, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. $30–125. ourarrow@gmail.com, www.ourarrow.com

  • East Athens Community Center

    Arts in the Afternoon

    Afterschool program teaches arts and crafts and allows children to create original artwork. Ages 6–15. Mondays and Wednesdays, 3:30–5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3593

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • The Office Lounge

    9 p.m. FREE! 706-546-0840

    Karaoke

    KARAOKE With your host Lynn, the Queen of Karaoke!

Events

  • Madison Bar & Bistro

    5–7 p.m. FREE! www.indigoathens.com

    Canine Cocktail Hour

    (Hotel Indigo) Drink and food specials for you and your (well-behaved, non-aggressive, vaccinated) dog! Every Wednesday.

Word on the Street

  • UGA Memorial Hall

    Second Annual Glee Off

    Glee clubs from four high schools in northeast Georgia will compete as part of a fundraiser for Children First, an advocacy group for safe, stable and nurturing living conditions for children. Pre-voting is underway on YouTube. The performance with the most "likes" and monetary donations will win the People's Choice award. Vote until Feb. 1. Performance on Feb. 2. www.childrenfirst-inc.org

Classes

  • Treehouse Kid and Craft

    Adult Knitting

    Learn how to cast on, knit, purl and bind off. Thursdays through Jan. 31, 7:30–8:30 p.m. $65. www.treehousekidandcraft.com

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    Zumba at the Garden

    Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves comprise this dynamic fitness program. Wednesdays, 5:30–6:30 p.m. $10/class, $70/session. www.uga.edu/botgarden

  • Good Dirt

    Maymester Term

    Maymester clay classes of all levels begin May 11. See website for schedule. 706-355-3161, www.gooddirt.net

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    Salsa Dance Classes

    Cuban-style salsa dance classes with SALSAthens. No partner necessary. Beginners welcome. Every Wednesday, 6:30-7:30 p.m. (intermediate), 7:30-8:30 p.m. (beginners). $10 (incl. drink). www.facebook.com/salsaathens