COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Saturday, February 2

26 events

Kidstuff

  • Barnes & Noble

    11 a.m. FREE! 706-354-1195

    Storytime

    For all ages. Children receive a free treat from the cafe.

  • Herman C. Michael Park

    3 p.m. 706-705-2166

    Girls' Lacrosse Clinics

    Greater Oconee Area Lacrosse teaches lacrosse skills and holds scrimmages to help players prepare for joining league play next year. For girls ages 4th-12th grade. Lacrosse sticks and balls provided.

     

Live Music

  • 11 p.m. FREE! www.farm255.com

    KALEN NASH This songwriter, known for his work in Southern rock quintet Ponderosa, performs his solo material.

    TIA MADRE Band fronted by Walker Howle of Dead Confederate fame, with Matt Stoessel, Ivey Hughes, Paul McHugh and Bryan Howard.

  • Amici

    11 p.m. FREE! 706-353-0000

    UNIVERSAL SIGH Athens-based jazz-fusion/funk-oriented rock band that strives to create a unique musical experience with each and every performance.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9:30 p.m. $5 (21+) $7 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    CLEAN BREAK Driving local indie rock outfit.

    BLUE PRINT Local indie-pop band.

    JEWSIC No information available.

    A LOT MORE LESS Local band influenced by Weezer, Cake and Deerhunter.

  • Crow's Nest

    10:30 p.m. 706-546-7050

    RITVALS Junk-rock band featuring members of Muuy Biien.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    TIMMY & THE TUMBLERS Tim Schreiber (Dark Meat, The Lickity-Splits) howls and spasms and literally tumbles over garage-y rock-anthems and retro-inspired pop songs.

    LITTLE GOLD Local songwriter Christian DeRoeck, formerly of Brooklyn band Woods, plays folky, rolling pop.

    SEX BBQ East Atlanta 'surf-rock space wizards' playing psychedelic yet melodic math-rock inspired tunes.

  • 40 Watt Club

    Athens Business Rocks Battle of the Bands. 8 p.m. $5. www.40watt.com

    ATHENS BUSINESS ROCKS Annual Nuci's Space benefit/battle of the bands featuring The Double Oh Zone Presents: Shaken, Not Stirred (The Red Zone), The Torpideros (Oglethorpe County Schools), Sam & The Backbreakers (Auto Max), 80# Cougar (Bel-Jean Copy & Print), Botjam (State Botanical Garden of Georgia), Turnip the Beets (Heirloom Café), 40 Cent (40 Watt Club) and Book You! (Avid Bookshop).

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    T.S. WOODWARD Psychedelic, piano-centric pop from this local singer-songwriter.

    SENSUAL PREDATOR Noisy, experimental local rock band.

    KARA KILDARE Kill Kill Buffalo frontwoman plays a solo set.

    TWIN POWERS DJ Dan Geller (The Gold Party, The Agenda) and friends spin late-night glam rock, new wave, Top 40, punk and Britpop.

  • Green Room

    10 p.m. www.greenroomathens.com

    LES RACQUET Prog/power-pop trio with three-part vocal harmonies, catchy melodies and interesting instrumentals, all backed up with jazz musicianship.

  • Hilltop Grille

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-353-7667

    CHRIS ENGHAUSER TRIO Local "hillbilly swing" outfit featuring Enghauser, Leah Calvert and Jason Kenney.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    Athens Healing Place Benefit! 9 p.m. www.facebook.com/lkshuffleclub

    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: a potent mix of proto-jazz, blues and folk. CD release party featuring dancers from The Modern Pin Ups, The Tap Company and Swung.

  • The Melting Point

    8 p.m. $20 (adv.), $25 (door). www.meltingpointathens.com

    THE ENGLISH BEAT Celebrated English 2 tone ska revival band that combines pop, soul, reggae and punk rock.

    IMMUZIKATION Celebrated local DJ Alfredo Lapuz, Jr. hosts a dance party featuring high-energy electro and rock.

    TWIN POWERS Bouncy DJ Dan Geller spins the newest dance party jams and classic favorites.

  • New Earth Athens

    8 p.m. $8 (adv.), $10 (door). www.newearthmusichall.com

    SAINT FRANCIS Local roots-rock band led by Scott Baston (Moonshine Still).

    ALARM CLOCK CONSPIRACY DUO Acoustic duo from Asheville, NC.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-546-4742

    KEN WILL MORTON AND THE CONTENDERS With his gritty, soulful rasp, Morton trudges through Americana's roots with rock and roll swagger and a folksinger's heart. His new band features Doug Blakeman on bass and Louis Phillip Pelot on drums.

    LEVI LOWERY Storyteller and singer-songwriter from Dacula. Birthday celebration show!

  • The Office Lounge

    10 p.m. 706-546-0840

    SCARLET STITCH Straight-up rock and roll!

Performance

  • UGA Memorial Hall

    6 p.m. $10. www.childrenfirst-inc.org

    Second Annual Glee Off

    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.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    9 p.m. www.facebook.com/lkshuffleclub

    Hobo Review

    Performances by The Modern Pin-Ups, The Tap Company and swing dancing group Swung. Live music by The Hobohemians, who are celebrating their CD release. Proceeds benefit the Healing Place of Athens.

  • The Classic Center

    $20. 7-10 p.m. 404-694-8241

    Faceoff 2013: Greek Step Show

    Step performances by eight fraternities and sororities.

Events

  • Sandy Creek Park

    11 a.m.–1 p.m. www.plungefest.athensgarotaryclub.org

    Polar Bear Plunge

    Are you brave? Take a dip in the waters of Lake Chapman to raise money for Habitat for Humanity of Athens. 

  • 40 Watt Club

    2–4 p.m. www.40watt.com

    Memorial Service for Craig Lieske

    The late local musician Craig Lieske is remembered by his friends and family. All are welcome.

  • 6 p.m. 706-208-0059

    Bell's Bowl

    Featuring these brews: Black Note, Hopslam, Barrel Aged Cherry Stout, Sweet Potato Stout, The Oracle, Oberon and more.

Theatre

  • Morton Theatre

    Feb. 2, 7:30 p.m. & Feb. 3, 3 p.m. $5–17. www.mortontheatre.com

    I Love Country

    A musical revue featuring country hits by Oakidge Boys, Dolly Parton, Faith Hill, Darius Rucker and more.

DJs

  • Cutters Pub

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-353-9800

    DJ Mahogany

    DJ MAHOGANY Popular local DJ spins freaky funk, sultry soul, righteous R&B and a whole lotta unexpected faves.

Outdoors

  • Memorial Park

    9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3620

    Weed Warriors

    An invasive-plant eradictation project hosts a bi-monthly community workday along the Birchmore Trail. Bring work gloves and tools.

Art

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Art

  • Amici

    Call for Artists

    Seeking artists for monthly exhibits. Email samples to ryan.myers@amici-cafe.com

Classes

  • OCAF, Watkinsville

    Beginner and Intermediate Paper Making Workshop

    Back-to-back paper-making workshops. Feb. 2, 9 a.m.–12 p.m. (beginner) & 1–4 p.m. (intermediate). $80 each. www.ocaf.com