COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Wednesday, January 9

23 events

Live Music

  • 7 p.m. www.greenroomathens.com

    CARL LINDBERG & FRIENDS Beloved local latin-jazz bassist performs a mix of standards and originals.

  • Farm 255

    8–10 p.m. FREE! www.farm255.com

    DIAL INDICATORS Local jazz act featuring Jeremy Roberts on guitar and George Davidson on tenor saxophone.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $15 (adv) $20 (door). www.meltingpointathens.com

    TEDDY GEIGER Bestselling singer-songwriter from New York.

    RYAN CABRERA Pop-rocker from Dallas, TX.

    TYLER HILTON Singer-songwriter and actor.

    SPENCER SIMMONS Singer-songwriter from Greenville, SC.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    BLACK VELVET Velvet Underground cover band featuring members of Olivia Tremor Control, El Hollin and more.

    MAGIC THE BAND No information available.

    TLC SOUNDSYSTEM LCD Soundsystem cover band.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    THE HOBOHEMIANS This six-piece, acoustic band utilizes banjo, ukulele, flute, accordion, saxophone, piano, various percussion, drums and bass to perform popular American and European roots music of the 1910s, '20s and '30s.

  • Porterhouse Grill

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-369-0990

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Enjoy an evening of original music, improv and standards.

Classes

  • Treehouse Kid and Craft

    Adult Intermediate Sewing

    For those who know a little about sewing and want to learn more. Learn how to read patterns and more. Machine required. Monday, Wednesday and Friday though Jan. 18, 10 a.m.–12 p.m. $120. www.treehousekidandcraft.com

  • UGA Tate Student Center

    Karate

    Traditional Okinawan hard-style karate taught in a positive atmosphere. Check website for schedule. FREE! athensyoshukai@gmail.com, www.athensy.com

  • Healing Arts Centre

    Back Care for All

    Taught by Radka Nations. Wednesdays, 4–5 p.m. sangha@healingartscentre.net

  • Athens Latino Center for Education and Services (ALCES)

    Zumba

    Instructed by Maricela Delgado. Every Monday and Tuesday, 7:30–8:30 p.m. $3. 706-540-0591

  • 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

Games

  • 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

  • Oconee County Library

    Storytime

    Enjoy a morning of stories, songs and crafts. For kids ages 2–5 and their caregivers. Every Tuesday and Wednesday, 10 & 11 a.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

  • Oconee County Library

    Storytime

    Enjoy a morning of stories, songs and crafts. For kids ages 2–5 and their caregivers. Every Tuesday and Wednesday, 10 & 11 a.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-369-3040

    Open Mic Night

    LEAVING COUNTRIES OPEN MIC JAM Rock out every Wednesday at this open mic. Full bands are encouraged. Contact louisphillippelot@yahoo.com for booking.

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.