Sunday, May 21

13 events


  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    3–4 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

    Read to Rover

    Beginning readers read aloud to a certified therapy dog.


Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Beef 'O' Brady's

    8:30 p.m. FREE! 706-850-1916

    Open Mic Night

    OPEN MIC Sing loud, sing proud.

Live Music

  • Cali 'N' Tito's Eastside

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-355-7087

    THE LUCKY JONES Local band playing old-school rockin' rhythm and blues.

  • Iron Factory

    9:30 p.m. FREE! 706-395-6877

    GIRLS ROCK ATHENS BENEFIT Local musicians perform to benefit the Girls Rock Camp.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    1:30 p.m.

    JUANJOHN Energetic acoustic guitarist based in Nashville.


  • Athens Community Theater

    May 25–27, 8 p.m. May 28, 2 p.m. $18.

    Next to Normal

    The award-winning musical explores how a suburban household copes with crisis and mental illness.

Lectures & Lit

  • Avid Bookshop

    3 p.m. FREE!

    Meet the Author

    Meet John T. Edge in celebration of his book The Potlikker Papers: A Food History of the Modern South. See story on p. 9.

  • Avid Bookshop

    4 p.m. FREE!

    Meet the Author

    (Five Points) Meet Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich in celebration of her book The Fact of a Body: A Murder and a Memoir.

  • Bizarro Wuxtry

    4–7 p.m. FREE!

    Book Release Party

    Eleanor Davis celebrates the release of You & a Bike & a Road.


  • 4–7 p.m. $75.

    Feast in the Field

    (Front Field Farm) Collective Harvest and The National co-present a dinner with Peter Dale to support the Fresh Food Fund, which helps offset the costs of eating local, healthy and organic food for low-income families.


  • KA Artist Shop

    12–7 p.m. FREE!

    Spring Showcase

    The Spring Showcase focuses on "process" through the works of Malissa Ryder, Kenneth Kase, Hannah Betzel, Michele Chidester and Leslie Snipes.


  • Ciné Barcafé

    June 23–24, 7:30 p.m. June 24–25, 3 p.m. FREE! (donations encouraged).

    Athens in Our Lifetimes

    The documentary examines the evolution of the personality of Athens as a community over six decades. Tickets are free but required.