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
ATHENS CEILI BAND A weekly traditional Irish music section. Every Sunday from 4-7 p.m.!
BACK ALLEY BLUES BAND Featuring locals Paul Scales, Randy Durham, John Straw, Dave Herndon and Scott Sanders playing blues jams.
ED ROLAND AND THE SWEET TEA PROJECT Collective Soul's frontman sets up shop for a residency at the Melting Point every Sunday from Jan. 13 to Feb. 17. His new project features "new music and a wonderful collection of guest musicians."
CHASED BY BEARS Formerly Frangipani Mayo, this local band features SJ Ursrey, Mandy Branch and Forrest Leffer.
CLAIRE CAMPBELL Gorgeous folk tunes from half of Hope for Agoldensummer.
A 12-step program open to anyone with a desire to become well emotionally. Sundays, 4–5 p.m. 706-202-7463, www.emotionsanonymous.org
For children ages 2 & older with an adult. Sundays, 1–1:45 p.m. $60. firstname.lastname@example.org, www.athensfivepointsyoga.com
For "Women on Paper," works by Lauren Kerbelis, Gail Smith, Caroline Swanson, Nancy Schultz, Karen Banker, Lillie Morris and Ingrid Hofer.