CAROLINE AIKEN One of Atlanta's most talented and respected performing songwriters. Her bluesy voice and masterful technique guarantee a hypnotic performance.
WILDCATS Long-running local blues group.
MRJORDANMRTONKS Tommy Jordan and William Tonks play folk and bluegrass.
JAZZ FUNK JAM WITH MASON DAVIS Local jazz musician Mason Davis hosts a jam session.
Learn how to brew extract beer.
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.
OPEN MIC Showcase your talent at this open mic night every Monday. Hosted by Larry Forte.
The Athens Nurses Clinic presents a night of live music with Caroline Aiken, MrJordanMrTonks and The Wildcats. Proceeds benefit the Athens Nurses Clinic.
A celebration of the grand opening of Always Baked cookie shop. All proceeds go to local charities.
Annual day of service with nearly three dozen volunteer projects to register for. Visit website for descriptions of volunteer opportunities.
The Chilly Dawg 5K is a part of the Run & See Georgia Grand Prix & Black Bag Race Series. Jan. 26, 7:45 a.m. (registration opens), 9 a.m. (race). $12-55. www.active.com
Community Connection spearheads a day of service in Athens. Check website for list of volunteer projects. A kick-off celebration will be held at East Athens Community Center at 8:30 a.m. Day of service is Jan. 18. www.communityconnection211.org