COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Friday, January 4

15 events

Live Music

  • 11 p.m. FREE! www.farm255.com

    CANNERY ROW Country-rock with pop and R&B influences.

    YO SOYBEAN Local "party-folk" trio featuring upbeat, sing-along numbers with guests on guitar, banjo, mandolin, violin and more.

    FOUR EYES Ukulele strummer Erin Lovett plays sweet poppy folk.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    LITTLE GOLD Brooklyn-based trio fronted by Christian DeRoeck, formerly of Woods.

    WARREN HIXSON Indie-psych from Richmond, VA.

  • The Globe

    9 p.m. FREE! 706-353-4721

    A TALE OF TWO CALEYS Local guitar-and-drums duo.

    SHEWOLF Three distinct vocalists, male and female, combine pop-influenced harmonies with narrative folk songs.

    CLOSELY WATCHED TRAINS Acoustic quartet from Portland, OR.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    ATHENS SHOWGIRL CABARET A unique show featuring performances by local drag artists. DJ TWIN POWERS DJ Dan Geller (Gold Party, The Agenda) and friends spin late-night glam rock, new wave, Top 40, punk and Britpop.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    10 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/lkshuffleclub

    THE KING AND THE TOASTER Hosting a '90s dance party!

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    ERIK NEIL'S SOUR DIESEL FOUNDATION Local blues-rock featuring Ian Werden (The HEAP) on drums, Clay Hinson (Matt Joiner Band) on bass and Erik Neil on guitar and vocals.

  • Highwire Lounge

    8–11 p.m. FREE! www.highwirelounge.com

    FRIDAY NIGHT JAZZ A set of jazz tunes for your dinnertime pleasure, featuring various players and guests. Every Friday!

Kidstuff

  • Memorial Park

    Day Off School Program: Abracadabra

    Schoolchildren from the Clarke County School District can spend their day off by learning about magic tricks, camouflage and enchanted crafts and snacks. Bring a sack lunch. Register by Dec. 20. Jan. 4, 9 a.m.–3:30 p.m. $15–23. 706-613-3580, www.athensclarkecounty.com/camps

  • Good Dirt

    Out Of School Workshop: President's Day Clay

    Kids can get busy on their days off by playing in the clay. Call to register. Jan. 21, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. $55/day. 706-355-3161.

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

Classes

  • Oconee County Library

    Computer Classes

    Advanced to beginner computer classes offered by appointment and in scheduled classes. Subjects include email for beginners, Google Earth, Windows and more. Call to register. 706-769-3950, watkinsville@athenslibrary.org

  • Good Dirt

    Clay Classes

    Weekly "Try Clay" classes ($20/person) introduce participants to the potter's wheel every Friday from 7–9 p.m. "Family Try Clay" classes show children and adults hand-building methods every Sunday from 2–4 p.m. $20. 706-355-3161, www.gooddirt.net

Performance

  • Oconee County Civic Center

    8 p.m. FREE! www.music.uga.edu

    Staff Recital

    Scott Higgins, lead piano technician for the Hugh Hodgson School of Music and the UGA Performing Arts Center, performs on piano.

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.

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • The Office Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-549-0840

    Karaoke

    KARAOKE With your host Lynn, the Queen of Karaoke!