COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Wednesday, December 26

21 events

Art

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    Deck the Walls Holiday Shop

    Over 80 area artists offer wreaths, garlands, ornaments and other seasonal decorations for sale as well as popular gift items. Nov. 20–Jan. 5, Tuesday–Saturday, 12–5 p.m. www.athensclarkecounty.com/lyndonhouse

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.

  • Beef 'O' Brady's

    8:30 p.m. FREE! 706-850-1916

    Sports Trivia

    Test your sports knowledge every Wednesday night.

  • Mellow Mushroom

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-613-0892

    Entertainment Trivia

    Dirty South Trivia offers house cash 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 & below. 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! 706-549-0840

    Karaoke

    KARAOKE With your host Lynn, the Queen of Karaoke! This week's edition is a karaoke contest, so bring your A-game!

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