COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Saturday, August 12

29 events

Events

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    4:30–7:30 p.m. www.terrapinbeer.com

    Brewau

    Get lei'd, listen to live music, sample Terrapin favorites and enjoy roasted pig and Polynesian sides.

  • 10 a.m.–2 p.m. FREE! 706-201-6859

    Health Fair

    (First AME Church) Screenings and exams range from breast health, prostate, hypertension, blood sugar, vision care and dental care. Call for schedule.

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    10 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3615

    Who Let the Dogs Out

    Bring your dog and take a hike with the Center's staff, who will cover trail etiquette.

  • West Broad Market Garden

    9 a.m.–1 p.m. FREE! www.athenslandtrust.org

    West Broad Farmers Market

    Shop for fresh and affordable produce and prepared foods. The market also includes kids activities, cooking demonstrations, educational booths and entertainment. 

  • Hip Vintage and Handmade

    10 a.m.–5 p.m. www.facebook.com/secretrecordswap

    Secret Record Swap

    Sift through thousands of records, CDs, tapes and more presented by local and out-of-town dealers. 

  • Bishop Park

    8 a.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    Athens Farmers Market

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

Live Music

  • Bishop Park

    Athens Farmers Market. 8 a.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    WHITE RABBIT COLLECTIVE Free-form psych-rock ensemble led by local musician Nick Bradfield.

    KIMBERLY & KRIS No info available.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    3 p.m. $1 (21+), $3 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    OTP FEST An all-day punk, ska and hardcore festival featuring Georgia bands Broken Glow, BullMoose, Burns Like Fire, Crabhammer, Eliminate Earth, Ganges Phalanges, Gloom Cocoon, Go-Nowheres, Hunger Anthem, Joy Kills, KarbomB, The Lone Deaf Pig-Dog, Nightmare Coast, Pansy, Resident One, The Sawed Offs, The Taj Motel Trio and X-Ray Vision. See Calendar Pick on p. 24.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    TEARS FOR THE DYING Long-running, Atlanta-based death-rock group fronted by Adrya Stembridge.

    UNUS MUNDUS Psychedelic blues and space-rock act.

    DAVIS RIPLEY KELLER Performing spoken-word poetry.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $5. www.40watt.com

    THE GRAWKS Local rock band that sounds like "Bazooka Joe bubble gum laced with shrapnel." Album release show! See Calendar Pick on p. 24.

    SHEHEHE Local band that draws from old-school punk and arena rock to create a fist-pumping atmosphere.

    PALACE DOCTOR Dynamic rock trio fronted by former Modern Skirts bassist Phillip Brantley.

    DUSTY BLADES Local radio DJ spins in between sets and after the last band.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7 p.m. www.athenspopfest.com

    ATHENS POPFEST Featuring Superbody (7:30 p.m.), Lingua Franca (8:15 p.m.), Noon:30 (9 p.m.), Pylon Reenactment Society (10 p.m.), Tunabunny (11 p.m.) and ESG (12 a.m.). See story on p. 16.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    JAKE TOBIN Experimental composer and pop singer-songwriter.

    MANS TRASH Skewed pop sounds from Mercer West (The Dream Scene, Bubbly Mommy Gun).

    JIM JIM No info available.

    SURFACE TO AIR MISSIVE Psych-pop experimentation from local songwriter Taylor Ross.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    7:30 p.m. $5. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    CHRISTOPHER ALAN YATES & ADELAIDE TAI Singer and visual artist Tai and songwriter Yates of The Sweet Tea Project come together to create fresh sounds.

  • Highwire Lounge

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

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

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    2 p.m. www.athenspopfest.com

    ATHENS POPFEST Featuring Saline (2:30 p.m.), Dump Him (3:15 p.m.), Seafang (4 p.m.) and Scooterbabe (4:45 p.m.). See story on p. 16.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    URBAN SOIL Electrified jam band from Raleigh, NC.

  • The Office Lounge

    9 p.m. 706-546-0840

    QUIG AND THE BOYS Local rock band playing old, new, blues and rock with a twist.

  • The World Famous

    5 p.m. www.athenspopfest.com

    ATHENS POPFEST Featuring Peyote Coyote (5:15 p.m.) and Harlot Party (6 p.m.). See story on p. 16.

Games

DJs

  • Highwire Lounge

    11 p.m. $1 (headphone). www.highwirelounge.com

    Silent Disco

    SILENT DISCO Dance the night away with wireless headphones and two channels of music. One of them is a request line!

  • Iron Factory

    10:30 p.m. $12. 706-395-6877

    Athens Latin Party

    ATHENS LATIN PARTY Enjoy an evening of bright, rhythmic Latin tunes.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 10:30 p.m. www.georgiatheatre.com

    Booty Boyz

    BOOTY BOYZ DJs ImmuzikationTwin Powers and Z-Dog spin dance hits into the night. 

Kidstuff

Performance

  • Oconee County Civic Center

    Aug. 10–12, 7 p.m. Aug. 13, 3 p.m. $14–18. www.oconeeyouthplayhouse.com

    Legally Blonde

    Oconee Youth Playhouse presents the hit musical based off the film starring Reese Witherspoon as Elle Woods, a California sorority girl who becomes a Harvard law grad. See Calendar Pick on p. 24.

Theater

  • Athens Community Theater

    Aug. 10–12, 8 p.m. Aug. 13, 2 p.m. $5. www.townandgownplayers.org

    Die, Mommie, Die

    Ex-pop singer Angela Andrews is desperate to find happiness in a plot that reflects Greek tragedy and Hollywood kitsch. See Calendar Pick on p. 24.

Classes

  • 10 a.m.–7 p.m. FREE! www.m3yoga.com

    Open House

    (M3Yoga, 159 Oneta Unit 6, #50) The new studio will offer a variety of free classes and meditations throughout the day. Prizes include, free class passes, shirts and yoga gear.

  • Aikido Center of Athens

    11 a.m. FREE! www.everybodyaikido.com

    Aikido Discussion

    Aikido Master John Smartt discusses nonviolent solutions for a troubled world.

  • ACC Library

    10 a.m.–5:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    African American Genealogy Workshop

    Emma Davis Hamilton shares her extensive expertise in researching African American genealogy. Participants will learn how to use the Freedmen's Bureau Records and Freedman's Bank REcords.

Ending Saturday, August 12

 

Auditions

  • Zombie Farms

    Zombie Farms Casting Call

    Zombie Farms seeks 60 actors to play zombies, humans, ghosts and more. Aug. 12 & Aug. 26, 7–10 p.m. www.zombiefarms.com