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Wednesday, July 19

31 events

Games

Live Music

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    Athens Farmers Market. 5 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    SCOTT BAXENDALE Guitar dynamism from the owner of Baxendale Guitars. Classic bluesy riffs and a lot of soul. 

  • The Foundry

    7 p.m. $5. www.thefoundryathens.com

    THE BEST OF UNKNOWN ATHENS A monthly singer-songwriter showcase hosted by Liam Parke. This month features Austin Darnell, Emileigh Ireland, Sydney Baker, Cortez Garza, Chris "Cree Mo" Moore and Dave Coons.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 10 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    COUGAR SWEAT Two-man garage-rock band from Kennesaw.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 7 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    COOL KNIGHTZ Local five-piece band playing AM Gold hits.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-549-7700 (Timothy Road location)

    PULLIN' STRINGS Bluegrass band playing a mix of originals and covers from the likes of The Grateful Dead and Bob Dylan.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    PADGETT & POULIN Local guitar virtuoso and songwriter Chris Padgett teams with violinist Adam Poulin.

  • Porterhouse Grill

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-369-0990

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Enjoy an evening of original music, improv and standards.

Kidstuff

Lectures & Lit

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org

    Talking About Books: Adult Book Discussion Group

    This month's title is The Hissing Cousins: The Untold Story of Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth by Marc Peyser and Timothy Dwyer. Newcomers welcome.

Events

  • ACC Library

    2–7 p.m. FREE! www.redcrossblood.org

    American Red Cross Blood Drive

    Before donating, eat iron-rich foods and drink plenty of non-caffeinated fluids.

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    4–7 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    Athens Farmers Market

    Local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods, crafts and live music by Todd Lister.

Classes

  • Bogart Library

    July 19, 1 p.m. July 25, 6 p.m. (kids welcome). FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Creative Lettering

    Learn the art of creative lettering by using quotes and making cards, posters and other projects. Supplies provided.

  • Hip Vintage and Handmade

    Guitar Strum at Hip

    This is a group guitar lesson for adults taught by Caroline Aiken. Bring a guitar, tuner, paper, pen and list of songs you'd like to learn. Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m. $15. www.hipvintagehandmade.com

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • The Office Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-546-0840

    Karaoke

    KARAOKE With your host Lynn. Every Wednesday!

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-369-3040

    Open Mic Night

    OPEN MIC A weekly open-mic jam.

  • Iron Factory

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-395-6877

    Open Mic

    OPEN MIC Hosted by Katie Collins.

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