Gather for a made-from-scratch breakfast by Countryside Catering and listen to Wilf Nicholls, Director of the State Botanical Garden of Georgia, talk about garden design with foliage, bark and berries. Call to make reservation by Jan. 30.
A unique drag show featuring performances by local drag artists.
Marks the beginning of the UGA Double Bass Symposium. Featuring music professor Milton Masciadri and UGA alumnus Alexandre Ritter on bass.
For works by artist, metalsmith, jeweler and 2012-2013 Dodd Professorial Chair Lola Brooks.
The art bar and studio celebrates its grand re-opening in a new, expanded space. Live music by jazz singer Royce Anne Waldorf.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Learn the basics of transitioning from sewing to quilting. Pre-registration required.
A dance fitness class that incorporates Latin and international music. Fridays, 6–7 p.m. $5. email@example.com
FRIDAY NIGHT JAZZ A set of jazz tunes for your dinnertime pleasure, usually led by pianist Rand Lines and featuring various guests. Every Friday!
DREW KOHL Original singer-songwriter who plays bluegrass-inspired folk music.
JAMEY JOHNSON Alabama-based country singer-songwriter.
YACHT ROCK REVUE Atlanta-based '70s soft-rock tribute band, covering everything from Billy Joel to Hall & Oates.
MATT HUDGINS & HIS SHIT-HOT COUNTRY BAND Local band playing "songs about drinking, jail, love and death, all done in the popular 'country and western' musical style."
THE KERNAL Jackson, TN-based singer-songwriter playing stark "imaginary country music.”
THE WYDELLES Local band playing country and melodramatic popular songs.
CARSIE BLANTON New Orleans and Philadelphia-based singer/songwriter showcasing her classic, American pop music style.
SLAW AND ORDER Local drum and keys duo performs tambourine-rich pop tracks.
HELEN SCOTT Lindsey Haddad, Emileigh Ireland, Hannah Weyandt and Dena Zilber play folky pop with a hint of psychedelic rock.
MOTHER THE CAR Local hard rock/blues band playing fierce and heavy tunes.
LES RACQUET Brooklyn, NY based indie rock power trio with three-part vocal harmonies and technical song structure.
GROGUS The local and long-running ensemble plays jazz and salsa accentuated with reggae, hip-hop and Afro-Cuban styles.
COLONEL ANGUS Four-piece hard rock, classic rock, and blues band from Oshkosh, WI.
FLASHBOMB EDM, trap-dubstep artist.
DEBRIS Featuring seasoned local players Isaac Bramblett, Damian Kapcala, Domingo "Sunny" Ortiz, Kyle Pilgrim, John Steffl, Nic Walton and Britt West playing a selection of originals and choice cover tunes.
ISAAC BRAMBLETT BAND Southern soul singer with a roots-rock band.
JULIE HOLMES Local singer-songwriter.
ELIM BOLT Melodic alt-rock band from Charleston, SC. See story on p. 16.
BRAVE BABY Anthemic folk-rock from Charleston, SC.
ANDROCLES AND THE LION Local alt-folk band with a lush, rolling, slowcore-inspired sound.
THE LAST TYCOON Local dark-folk/Americana outfit.
SCROUNGE LIZARDS Jazz ensemble featuring Joe Kubler (Bubbly Mommy Gun) and Javier Morales (The Dream Scene).
DJ MAHOGANY Popular local DJ spins freaky funk, sultry soul, righteous R&B and a whole lotta unexpected faves.
FRANKENSTRANGLER Side project of TJ Mimbs and Frank Keith IV of The District Attorneys.
KARAOKE With your host Lynn, the Queen of Karaoke!
OPEN MIC Musicians 12th grade and younger are invited to play one to two songs to benefit patients in ARMC's neonatal ICU.
(Gym) Various obstacle courses and activities for ages 10 months–4 years and their parents. Call to register. 10–11:30 a.m. $5. 706-613-3589
Open mic night for local young musicians to play on behalf of infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at ARMC. Kids and teens in 12th grade or younger are invited to play 1–2 songs.
The Athens Area Humane Society offers a special spay/neuter rate during February and March in an effort to reduce the number of homeless cats in the area. Mention the promotion when scheduling a procedure. $35-45. 706-769-9155, www.athenshumanesociety.org
Kicking off Athens Wine Weekend, chefs Peter Dale (The National), Chris McCook (Athens Country Club), Dean Neff (Five & Ten) and Steve Vining (Foundry Park Inn & Spa) present a sampling of their culinary artistry paired with wine.
The characters of Harriett Tubman and her friend Sarah Bradford narrate the adventure of the brave woman who changed the world through her courage in this accurate historical drama.
Featuring these brews: Black Note, Hopslam, Barrel Aged Cherry Stout, Sweet Potato Stout, The Oracle, Oberon and more.
Tap the first Hop Karma casks of 2013, apply for door prizes and enjoy BBQ and stew.
Explore the five miles of trails that traverse through the woods and along the river with an easy-to-moderate level hike.
Glee clubs from four high schools in northeast Georgia will compete as part of a fundraiser for Children First, an advocacy group for safe, stable and nurturing living conditions for children. Pre-voting is underway on YouTube. The performance with the most "likes" and monetary donations will win the People's Choice award. Vote until Feb. 1. Performance on Feb. 2. www.childrenfirst-inc.org
Hungry Gnome Gardenscapes leads a hands-on pruning workshop covering pruning apples, blackberries, blueberries, figs, peaches and muscadines using living examples on the farm. Register by Feb. 1. Feb. 9, 10 a.m.–12 p.m. or 1–3 p.m. $18. www.hungrygnome.org
An indoor arts show featuring both fine artists and folk artists. Artist reception featuring live music from Blue Billy Grit. Mar. 1; admission includes entrance to remainder of festival.