Public readings and performances from well-known storytellers. A grand finale performance includes stories from Donald Davis, Bil Lepp, Regi Carpenter and Andy Offut Irwin.
(Prince Ave.) Join Clay Byars in the celebration of Will & I: A Memoir. Suffering a massive stroke while recovering from a near-fatal car crash at the age of 18, Byars sets out to recover his mobility and live independently, often comparing his life to that of his identical twin brother, Will.
Participate in "A Conversation on Slavery at UGA and the Baldwin Site Burials."
Local celebrities pair up with experienced dancers to compete with choreographed dance routines. All proceeds benefit Project Safe. Visit Project Safe's website to vote for couples.
A day of beer, catered food, a silent auction, live music and a kids' area to help increase awareness of breast cancer. Live music by Welfare Liners, Monday's Alibi, Reverend Connor Tribble & the Deacons, Rachel O'Neal, Sara O'Brien, Clay Leverett & the Chasers and Diablo Sandwich & the Dr. Peppers.
This unofficial 5K/fun run benefits the Small Dreams Foundation, UGA Sustainability Program and State Botanical Garden of Georgia.
The evening festivities include '40s era swing music by the Weekend Getaway Band and period-themed refreshments. Prizes for Best Costume. Proceeds benefit the Classic Center Cultural Foundation.
Proceeds benefit the ACCA Meals on Wheels program.
(Alps Shopping Center) The Athens Garden CLub presents a sale to benefit the New Children's Garden at the State Botanical Garden.
The Athens Historical Society will give a presentation on the Georgia Brick Company followed by a ramble to the 1900s factory ruins.
This competition showcases the talents of 72 top robotics teams, grades 7–12, from 11 Southeastern states.
Find out about non-profit organizations in the area.
CHIEF SCOUT Bracing local rock band led by songwriter Trey Rosenkampff.
NEIGHBOR LADY Twangy, melodic rock group led by local singer-songwriter Emily Braden.
BLANKO Quirky, comedic, Atlanta-based rock band.
DREW BESKIN Local power-pop singer-songwriter (Party Dolls, PURSES) performs. Album release show!
THE FUZZLERS Ever-evolving local punk band described as "foam-core goof-punk with an interactive live show."
TROPICAL TRASH Punk band from Louisville, KY.
LINDA Athens-based pop-punk band featuring members of Deep State and Bathrooms.
REAP Speedy, aggressive local punk rock group.
MUSCADINE BLOODLINE Country duo from Nashville via Mobile, AL.
PATRICK BRITT Local singer-songwriter and country artist.
REV. TRIBBLE AND THE DEACONS Good old-fashioned rock and roll with a sprinkle of good-humored irreverance.
BREASTFEST ATHENS A breast-cancer awareness event featuring music from The Welfare Liners, Clay Leverett, Monday’s Alibi, Reverend Conner Tribble, Rachel O’Neal and Sara O’Brien.
LOCAL NATIVES LA-based indie rock five-piece with dark pop influences.
LITTLE SCREAM Folky art-rock singer-songwriter based out of Montreal.
LIVE MUSIC Rotating local jazz and bluegrass bands play every Friday and Saturday night.
HEART OF PINE Roots-rockin' as part of a '90s bar crawl.
THE DIXIELAND 5 Local trad-jazz/Dixieland band that features a front line of trumpet, clarinet and trombone and a rhythm section of piano and tenor banjo.
THE AQUADUCKS High-energy funk-rock band from Nashville.
NEW DIXIE BLUES Classic melodies and instrumentation with influences from blues and rock to country.
THE SINGING BUTCHER The performing alias of singer-songwriter (and butcher) Tim George.
The rodeo teaches helmet safety, basic maintenance and signaling.
(Lay Park & the Dan Magill Tennis Complex) Learn about tennis basics then cheer on the UGA's Men's tennis team. Ages 8–15.
Decorate or repurpose old shirts. Ages 8 & up.
Celebrate the launch of the interactive play museum with live music, yoga, stories, raffles and food.
Read springtime stories and make a paper flower garden. Ages 3–8.
The ACC Water Conservation Office presents a competition for filmmakers to create shorts on water conservation. This year's theme is "Ocean Connections." View finalists' films and a "best of the best" from previous showcases.
BOOTY BOYZ DJs Immuzikation, Twin Powers and Z-Dog spin dance hits into the night.
SILENT DISCO Dance the night away with wireless headphones and two channels of music. One of them is a request line!
The Athens Area Arts Council presents a discussion on "The Future of Filmmaking in Athens" led by Danielle Rusk and Jeff Marker.
Learn "DIY Screen Printing" from Courtney.
(Georgia Museum of Art and Lamar Dodd School of Art) Take a tour of works made by women in the museum's permanent collection, then go to the art school and work on improving the coverage of women and the arts on Wikipedia.
(Cellar Theatre) Loosely based on the notorious Ruth Snyder case of 1927, Sophie Treadwell's episodic play depicts a young woman's disastrous efforts to conform to society's rigid expectations of women.
Members of the Yorkshire Women's Institute decide to fully expose themselves for a charity calendar. See Theater Notes on p. 17.
Bim Willow, a nationally recognized furniture builder, specializes in making rustic and bent willow furniture. Make your own handmade piece to take home. Bring a hammer and gloves. RSVP.
(Hubbard Homestead) Learn how to take a chicken from yard to table with minimum stress to the animal.
Learn about how to explore on Pinterest.
(Healing Lodge, Loran Smith Center, ARMC) The retreat includes a variety of guided mindfulness practices and activities.
Beginner to advanced skill levels welcome.
Food Not Bombs serves free vegan and vegetarian food salvaged from local markets. July 22, 11 a.m.–2 p.m. in front of Ben & Jerry's. 706-206-3067