COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Sunday, February 24

18 events

Classes

  • Good Dirt

    Clay Classes

    Good Dirt has moved to a new location at 485 Macon Hwy. 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. A four-week holiday term begins Nov. 10. 706-355-3161, www.gooddirt.net

  • OCAF, Watkinsville

    10 a.m.–4 p.m. $155. www.ocaf.com

    Still Life Painting Workshop

    Two-day workshop for painting still lifes. 

  • 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

    • 9 p.m. FREE! www.farm255.com

      OUTER SPACES Local folk-pop band fronted by songwriter Cara Beth Satalino.

      PURPLE 7 Bloomington, IN-based band featuring members of Defiance, Ohio and Hot New Mexicans.

      ORANGE TWIN FAMILY BAND Various members of the long-running local collective perform.

    • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

      8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

      KLEZMER LOCAL 42 A local seven-piece Klezmer band specializing in Jewish and gypsy music and featuring Dan Horowitz of Five Eight.

    • 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, www.emotionsanonymous.org

    Kidstuff

    Performance

    • Morton Theatre

      Feb. 23, 7 p.m. & Feb. 24, 3 p.m. $12–15. www.mortontheatre.com

      Unforgettable Footprints

      The East Athens Educational Dance Center’s 26th annual dance production.

       

       

    • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

      3 p.m. $20–59. www.pac.uga.edu

      Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

      Robert Spano, ASO music director, will conduct a program that includes Verdi’s Overture to "La Forza del Destino" and Brahms’s "Symphony No. 2." Guest pianist Ollie Mustonen will join the orchestra for a performance of Respighi’s "Concerto in Modo Misolidio."

    Theatre

    • UGA Baptist Collegiate Ministries

      Feb. 22 & 23, 6 p.m. $25 (incl. dinner), Feb. 23, 1 p.m. & Feb. 24, 2 p.m. $15 (incl. dessert). 706-549-2747, logan11@uga.edu

      Once Upon a Mattress

      The Princess and the Pea is updated to include music and a Queen who forbids anyone in her kingdom from marrying until her son, Prince Dauntless, finds a wife. Call for tickets.

    Film

    • Ciné Barcafé

      2 p.m. $20. www.filmathens.net

      Action on Film

      Athens stunt man Andy Rusk demonstrates the picture punch, head take and how different camera angles can create the illusion of mortal peril.

    • UGA Tate Student Center

      3, 6 & 9 p.m. $1–2. www.tate.uga.edu/movies

      The Master

      A Naval veteran arrives home unsettled and uncertain of his future, until he is tantalized by The Cause and its charismatic leader.

    Art

    • Athens Institute for Contemporary Art: ATHICA

      **Event will be rescheduled to a later date.** www.athica.org

      Exhibit Performance

      A special performance by David Barnes (of Montreal) and Nina Twin (Harouki Zombi). Part of ATHICA's exhibit "And I Feel Fine." 

    Events

    • The Melting Point

      2–5 p.m. $10–12. www.meltingpointathens.com

      Bridal Show and Tasting

      Over 20 of northeast Georgia's wedding vendors will be available to help plan weddings with services including food to sample, photography, florists, formal wear, wedding planners, pastry chefs, entertainment, transportation and more.

    • Stegeman Coliseum

      8–11 a.m. $15–20. ugadsp5k@gmail.com

      Fiesta 5K for Relay for Life

      In honor of National Tortilla Chip Day, business fraternity Delta Sigma Pi hosts a 5K to raise money for the American Cancer Society.

    • Sew Normal Studio

      2–5 p.m. katesawyer7@gmail.com

      Open House

      For Sew Normal Studio, a new business offering sewing services, custom clothing and decor. 

    • Ten Pins Tavern

      2–7 p.m. $12.50. www.athenshumanesociety.org

      Puppy Bowl

      The second annual bowling fundraiser for special needs adoptable dogs and cats. Proceeds from lane rentals, the Red Pin Bowling Challenge, specialty cocktail drinks and more benefit the Healing Paws Medical Fund. Bowl and visit with adoptable dogs. 

    Ending Sunday, February 24

     

    Kidstuff

    • ACC Library

      StoryTubes Contest

      Kids are invited to create two-minute videos featuring their favorite book or series for a chance to win prizes. For ages 5–18. Deadline Feb. 24, 10 p.m. www.storytubes.info