Monday, February 18

14 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    GRIM PICKINS AND THE BASTARD CONGREGATION Southern blues-metal with a tinge of darkness.

    DARSOMBRA Heavy drone-rock band from Batimore.

    UTAH Heavy, downtuned local rock band.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    JAZZ FUNK JAM WITH MASON DAVIS Local jazz musician Mason Davis hosts a jam session.


  • UGA Performing Arts Center

    8 p.m. FREE!

    UGA Symphonic Band and Concert Winds
    Music majors and non-majors perform classic wind band repertoire. Conductors Michael Robinson and Scott Jones lead.
  • Oconee County Library

    7-8 p.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

    A Visit from the Cat in the Hat


    Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday! Reuben Haller performs his “Cat in the Hat” show, full of puppetry, juggling and music. All ages.


Karaoke & Open Mic


  • The Classic Center

    6–7:30 p.m. FREE!

    AIDS Quilt Opening Ceremony

    AIDS Athens hosts portions of the AIDS Memorial Quilt as part of AIDS Athens 25th anniversary. The AIDS quilt features over 48,000 panels dedicated to those who have died from HIV/AIDS.


  • Miller Learning Center

    7:30-9:30 p.m. FREE!

    The Whale

    (Room 101) The true story of Luna, a young, wild killer whale who tries to befriend people after he gets separated from his family on the rugged coast of Vancouver Island. Part of Animal Voices Film Festival.



Lectures & Lit

  • UGA Chapel

    4 p.m. FREE!

    Willson Center Lecture: Bertis Downs

    Former manager of R.E.M. Bertis Downs gives a lecture entitled, "Don't Get Me Started: On Athens, Music Lessons and of Course, Good Schools for All Kids."

  • UGA Tate Student Center

    10 a.m.–12 p.m. FREE!

    Disability Issues Presentation

    Mike Galifianakis, statewide ADA Coordinator, will discuss disability issues. The seminar is targeted to persons who are responsible for recognizing and responding to accessibility and accommodation issues in their units and classrooms. Email to RSVP by Feb. 14. 


  • 40 Watt Club

    7 p.m. $5.

    Relay for Life Date Auction

    Are you lovesick? Cures go to the highest bidders. Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society.

Ending Monday, February 18



  • Memorial Park

    Readers' Theatre Workshop

    (Quinn Hall) Athens Creative Theatre conducts a program for teens and adults using scripts so that the characterization occurs solely through the actor’s voice and expressions. Mondays, Feb. 18–Mar. 25, 6–8 p.m. $50–75. 706-613-3628,


  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    Drop-in Crafting for Kids

    All-day drop-in crafting for kids. Feb. 15–18. 10 a.m.–6 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597