Monday, August 21

21 events

Live Music

  • 40 Watt Club

    Katie Baba Benefit. 8 p.m. $5.

    UNIVERSAL SIGH Athens-based funk-rock band that strives to create a unique experience with each performance.

    HOLLY BELLE & THE BABA BOOGIE Local singer-songwriter performs with her band.

    MOON CHIEF Indie-rock band from Atlanta and Baton Rouge. 

    THE VOLTURES Local kid-friendly new wave and power-pop band.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 8 p.m. FREE!

    BIG BRUTUS Atlanta-based atmospheric indie-rock group.

    JET PHASE Local grunge-influenced indie-rock band.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    JAZZ FUNK JAM Local jazz musician Mason Davis hosts this monthly jam session.

  • The World Famous

    9 p.m.

    NSM New local all-star dance-pop group.

    DR. JOE Piano-based rock and roll group out of Austin, TX.

Karaoke & Open Mic


  • Grindhouse Killer Burgers

    8 p.m. FREE!

    Dirty South Trivia: Sex, Drugs and Rock and Roll

    Team trivia contests with house cash prizes every Monday night.

  • Beef 'O' Brady's

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

    General Knowledge Trivia

    Win house cash and prizes! Every Monday night.

  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens

    1 p.m. $4.

    Duplicate Bridge

    Beginner players welcome.

  • Highwire Lounge

    8–10 p.m. FREE!

    Geeks Who Drink Trivia

    Test your general knowledge for prizes.


  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    11 a.m.–1 p.m. FREE!

    Senior Citizens Day

    Meet and greet with representatives offering senior resources around town and enjoy music by the Dirty Dulcimers and Pops the Human Trumpet

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. FREE!

    Classic City Wrestling

    View old school wrestling on the big screen.

  • Athens City Hall

    1:30–3:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3620


    Sandy Creek Nature Center will have an informational display about the Solar Eclipse and how to view it. Maximum coverage of the partial eclipse occurs at 2:38 p.m. See Story on p. 11.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    1:30–3:30 p.m. FREE!

    Solar Eclipse Viewing Party

    Bring a lawn chair and enjoy snacks to see the near-total solar eclipse. Viewing glasses will be provided while supplies last. 

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    1:30 p.m. FREE!

    Eclipse Viewing Party

    Visit the garden as the sun, moon and earth align. Includes viewing glasses, snacks, beverages, live music and games inside the conservatory. Register online.

  • Southern Brewing Company

    12:30 p.m.

    Solar Brewclipse Viewing

    Visit the brewery's 15-acre plot of open sky to view the eclipse in style. Bring lawn chairs, blankets, dogs and kids.

  • Sanford Stadium

    1–4 p.m.

    Eclipse Blackout Between the Hedges

    Eclipse-related music, trivia, giveaways, autographed items and a showing of the total eclipse from across the country on screens. See Story on p. 11.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    12–5 p.m. $12.

    Blackout Bash

    A eclipse-viewing lawn party includes beer infused with Moon Pies and live music. See Story on p. 11.

  • 5–7 p.m.

    AMA Waterways Presentation

    (Shiraz) Reservations encouraged. Snacks and wine served.


  • ACC Library

    4–5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Open Chess Play for Kids and Teens

    Teen chess players of all skill levels can play matches and learn from members of the local Chess and Community Players, who will be on hand to assist players and help build skill levels. For ages 7–18. Registration required. 

  • Bogart Library

    1 p.m. FREE!

    Solar Eclipse Viewing Party

    Do science experiments, crafts and activities before viewing the eclipse. 


Ending Monday, August 21



  • Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center

    Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workshop

    (Healing Lodge) Years of medical research and training are blended into eight weeks of instruction and a one-day mindfulness retreat focused on reducing stress and anxiety and increasing general well-being. Classes begin Aug. 21, 6–8 p.m. $225/series. 706-543-0162,,