COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Thursday, December 27

14 events

Live Music

  • Barbeque Shack

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-613-6752

    OPEN BLUEGRASS JAM All pickers welcome! Every Thursday!

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    THE FUZZLERS Ever-evolving local punk band. "Foam-core goof-punk with an interactive live show."
    SCUMBAG DAD Punk rock two-piece from Tallahassee.
    DAFFODIL This reunited local trio plays hard-hitting, noisy rock.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    ODD TRIO One of Athens' finest original jazz ensembles, this innovative group often incorporates looped audio into its compositions.

  • The Melting Point

    8 p.m. $7 (adv.) $10 (door). www.meltingpointathens.com

    THE BIG DADDY'S BAND Dance to your favorite tunes from the '70s and '80s!

  • The Office Lounge

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

    THE SHADOW EXECUTIVES Local blues legends. This is an open jam and guests are welcome!

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Local group led by guitarist Louis Phillip Pelot.

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

  • Cottage in Town Park

    MAG Holiday Market

    Unique gifts, artwork and seasonal stocking stuffers made by local artists. Thursday–Saturday, 11 a.m.–4:30 p.m. & Sunday, 1–5 p.m. Through December. www.madisonartistguild.org

Games

  • Johnny's New York Style Pizza

    Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m. & Thursdays, 8 p.m. 706-354-1515

    Trivia with a Twist

    Throw a lime in your Coors Light and compete!

  • The Volstead

    7:30-9:30 p.m. FREE! 706-354-5300

    Trivia

    Every Thursday!

Events

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    8:30–10 a.m. FREE! www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Nature Ramblers

    Learn more about the flora and fauna of the garden while enjoying fresh air and inspirational readings. Ramblers are encouraged to bring their own nature writings or favorite poems and essays to share with the group.

  • Healing Arts Centre

    7–8 p.m. Donations accepted. 706-338-6843

    Reiki Circle

    A Japanese technique for stress reduction, relaxation and healing. Every Thursday.

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    Dr. Fred's Karaoke

    KARAOKE Hosted by karaoke fanatic John "Dr. Fred" Bowers and featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more.

DJs

  • Barcode

    9 p.m. FREE! 706-613-5557

    DJ LP

    DJ LP After spending the summer touring the U.S. with artists such as Mac Miller, Big Gigantic and Drake, DJ LP has made Athens his new home. Expect to hear classic anthems mixed with bass-thumping beats.