Sunday, January 27

10 events


  • 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,

  • The Globe

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

    Athens Ceili Band

    ATHENS CEILI BAND A weekly traditional Irish music section. Every Sunday from 4-7 p.m.!

  • Live Music

    • 7 p.m.

      BILL MALLONEE The formerly local songwriter and Vigilantes of Love frontman swings through town to play a set of his honest, heartbreaking originals.

    • The Foundry

      7:30 p.m. $12 (adv.), $15 (door).

      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."

    • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

      8 p.m.

      ROB VEAL Indie singer-songwriter.

    • Ten Pins Tavern

      8 p.m. FREE! 706-546-8090

      BACK ALLEY BLUES BAND Featuring locals Paul Scales, Randy Durham, John Straw, Dave Herndon and Scott Sanders playing blues jams.

    Support Groups

    • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens

      Emotions Anonymous

      A 12-step program open to anyone with a desire to become well emotionally. Sundays, 4–5 p.m. 706-202-7463,



    • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

      3 p.m. $20–39.

      Venice Baroque Orchestra

      Andrea Marcon will conduct the orchestra in a program of concertos by composers including Antonio Vivaldi, George Frideric Handel, Francesco Geminiani and Georg Philipp Telemann.

    • Canopy Studio

      Jan. 25, 8 p.m., Jan. 26, 4 & 8 p.m. & Jan. 27, 4 p.m. $6-10. 706-549-8501,

      Myth Aerial Dance Performance

      Canopy Studio Aerial Dance presents an aerial interpretation of classical myths featuring the advanced adult students. This annual performance features trapeze, fabrics and other invented flying apparatuses.

    Ending Sunday, January 27



    • Oconee Youth Playhouse

      Big: The Musical

      Auditions will be held for Big: The Musical, based on the Tom Hanks movie, Big, and are open to kids ages 5 & above. Individual singing auditions will be held for high school students and older, with group auditions for 8th grade and younger. Sign-up in advance. Auditions held Jan. 27. 706-769-2677,