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Friday, February 24

32 events

DJs

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    GEEZER Weezer tribute band, playing the band's self-titled "blue album" in its entirety.

    STROKE The Strokes tribute band.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    TANGO HAMBRE Local project featuring members of Klezmer Local 42, Hot Club of Athens and The Darnell Boys.

    MAX MARSTON Local singer-songwriter and leader of heavy rock group Maxine of Arc.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $10. www.40watt.com

    RAY FULCHER Born and raised just outside of Augusta, Ray has spent the last several years playing country music all over the Southeast.

    LAUGHLIN Local country duo with influences like Miranda Lambert and Sugarland.

    CODY WEBB Nashville-based country artist.

  • The Foundry

    9 p.m. $12 (adv.), $15 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    THE HIGHBALLS Put on your bangle bracelets and tuck in those shoulder pads! Athens music vets The Highballs will perform a totally awesome set of '80s dance hits.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. SOLD OUT. www.georgiatheatre.com

    LOUIS THE CHILD Electronic music duo out of Chicago.

    IMAD ROYAL Singer-songwriter and electronic producer from Washington, DC.

    MANILA KILLA Young EDM producer from D.C.

  • The Globe

    8 p.m. $7 (students), $12 (door). www.jazzathensga.org

    SWEET MEGG & THE WAYFARERS New York band playing swing music for your dancing pleasure.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. $5. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    NATTI LOVE JOYS Out of Tennessee, this husband and wife duo plays roots reggae and world music.

  • Highwire Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE! www.highwirelounge.com

    LIVE MUSIC Rotating local jazz and bluegrass bands play every Friday and Saturday night.

  • Live Wire

    8 p.m. $5 (adv.), $7 (door). www.livewireathens.com

    THE POWERS Local folk-rock band of brothers.

    28 IF Alt-rock trio from Johns Creek.

    REPLIKA Athens-based rock group with funk and beachy influences.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    ERIK NEIL BAND Local trio playing blues/rock covers and originals.

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture. Every Friday!

  • The Office Lounge

    8:30 p.m. 706-546-0840

    THE GEORGIA HEALERS One of Athens' premier blues bands for the past 25 years.

Classes

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    9 am.–1 p.m. $50. www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Native Plant Propagation

    A Certificate in Native Plants elective course, students learn to propagate native wildflowers and shrubs by seeds, cuttings and division. Models for inexpensive grow-light systems and a propagation timeline will be provided to ensure that seedlings are ready to be transplanted outdoors in early spring.

  • Bogart Library

    11 a.m.–3 p.m. FREE! 770-725-9443, www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    One-on-One Computer Class

    Registration required.

  • Winterville Center for Community and Culture

    "Drawing Strength" Sketch Classes

    Practice line drawing techniques. Materials provided. Thursdays, Mar. 2–23, 6–8 p.m. $10. 706-742-0823, wintervillecenter@gmail.com

Events

  • Madison Morgan Cultural Center

    Feb. 23, 6–9 p.m. $50. (Preview Party). Feb. 24–25, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. $10. 706-342-4743

    Madison Antiques Show

    The show features the best in American antiques and accessories, including furniture, pottery, art, silver, textiles and more.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    6 p.m. $55 (members), $75. 706-542-4199, www.georgiamuseum.org

    Black History Month Dinner

    The dinner and awards ceremony feature the presentation of the Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson Award and the Lillian C. Lynch Citation. RSVP.

  • The Classic Center

    Feb. 24, 7:30–11 p.m. Feb. 25, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. & Feb. 26, 12–5 p.m. $6. www.aahba.com

    The Athens Home & Garden Show

    Friday kicks off with a "Wheeling and Dealing Casino Night Preview Party." The home and garden show will feature remodeling, landscaping, decorating, cooking demonstrations and more. 

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    4–6 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Adult Coloring Program

    Coloring sheets and pencils will be provided for participants to drop in, color and relax.

  • Rocksprings Community Center

    10 a.m.–4 p.m. $15–23. www.athensclarkecounty.com/leisure

    Senior Adult Trip

    Ages 50 & up can take a trip to the DeKalb Farmers Market.

Kidstuff

  • Athens Institute for Contemporary Art: ATHICA

    Strong Girls Summer Camp

    A camp designed to empower girls through creative activities, yoga and fun. June 5–9 or July 24–28, 1st grade and up. July 17–21, 5th grade and up. $180-200. wearestronggirls.com

  • reBlossom Mama Baby Shop

    10:30 a.m. FREE! www.reblossomathens.com

    Story Time Fun

    A rotation of music, science or other special story times for babies and young children with their parents.  

Performance

  • UGA New Dance Theatre

    Feb. 22–25, 8 p.m. $12–16. www.dance.uga.edu

    CORE Concert Dance Company: A World of Difference

    CORE performs contemporary, aerial and multidisciplinary events incorporating interactive film, visual arts, literature and new music into multimedia performances.

  • UGA Robert G. Edge Recital Hall

    6 p.m. FREE! www.music.uga.edu

    Guest Artist Concert

    Flutist James Hall from the University of Northern Colorado will perform.

  • Morton Theatre

    Feb. 24–25, 7 p.m. Feb. 26, 3 p.m. $12–15. mortontheatre.com

    EAEDC 30th Year Anniversary

    The East Athens Educational Dance Center celebrates 30 years with an annual dance production featuring tap, ballet, jazz, modern and hip-hop. 

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    8 p.m. $31–72. www.pac.uga.edu

    Orchestre National de Lyon

    Music director Leonard Slatkin conducts a program that includes Symphonie fantastique by Berlioz and Shéhérazade, ouverture de féerie and Tzigane by Ravel.

Theater

  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    Feb. 21–25, 8 p.m. Feb. 26, 2:30 p.m. $12–16. www.drama.uga.edu

    Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike

    (Cellar Theatre) Christopher Durang's quirky comedy follows three siblings and a boyfriend.  

  • Memorial Park

    Feb. 23–25, 7:30 p.m. & Feb. 26, 3 p.m. $10–15. www.athensclarkecounty.com/act

    Bless Me Father

    (Quinn Hall) Athens Creative Theatre presents Bless Me Father, a comedy about how a town, thinking the Pope is about to visit, lines up to confess sins to a janitor who has been trapped in the booth for hours.

  • Seney-Stovall Chapel

    Feb. 24–25 & Mar. 3–4, 7 p.m. $8–16. www.roseofathens.org

    Charlie & The Chocolate Factory

    A musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's classic novel.

Lectures & Lit

  • Go Bar

    9 p.m. $5. 706-546-5609

    Poetry and Music for Your Ears and Hearts

    A night of poetry and music to benefit Diginidad Inmigrante en Athens. Featuring poets Bridget Dooley, Sam Lane, Celest Ngeve and Lindsay Tigue, and music from Captain #1, Gift Economy, Ashley Na and Devin Watkins, plus a DJ after the show.

Ending Friday, February 24

 

Classes

  • Winterville Center for Community and Culture

    Little City Hookers

    Bring your crochet projects and hook awhile. Share ideas and techniques. Hooks, scrap yarn and basic instructions are available. Fridays, 1–3 p.m. wintervillecenter@gmail.com