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Thursday, August 24

27 events

Kidstuff

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

    Pajama Storytime

    Bring your pajama-clad kids in for storytelling and readings by special guests.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    4:30 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

    Lego Club

    Create Lego art and enjoy Lego-based games. Blocks provided. For ages 8 & up.

  • Oconee County Library

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

    Infant Storytime

    This special storytime is for the youngest readers-to-be and their caregivers.

  • Athens, GA

    Seussical

    Join an all-kids cast of Seussical Kids this fall. Brightstone Productions offers a 12-week class. $300. Mondays, 5–7 p.m. 706-255-5777, directors@brightstoneathens.com

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Go Bar

    11 p.m. FREE! 706-546-5609

    Dr. Fred's Karaoke

    KARAOKE Hosted by karaoke fanatic Dr. Fred and featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more. Every Thursday!

  • The Bar-B-Que Shack

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-613-6752

    Bluegrass Jam

    BLUEGRASS JAM Bring your own instrument! All pickers are welcome every Thursday.

Classes

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    DESIGN COMPANY Folk-influenced rock band from Athens.

    THE BROOK & THE BLUFF New folk-rock band from Birmingham, AL.

    TYLER KEY Folky local indie singer-songwriter.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    DREAM CULTURE Jammy local psychedelic rock group.

    200 EAST New local alt-rock group with blues and folk influences.

    ALARM DRUM Post-pop trio from Columbia, SC.

    SOFT FOCUS Shoegaze band from South Carolina.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $21 (adv.), $25 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    COREY SMITH Singer-songwriter who combines emotional country influences with rough, soulful vocals.

    JACOB BRYANT Country singer and guitarist from Jasper.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 11 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    TOM MACKELL Americana singer-songwriter from Nashville via Charleston, SC.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    MRJORDANMRTONKS Tommy Jordan and William Tonks' collaboration features rootsy guitar picking and paired vocal melodies. They'll be joined by Eric Carter of Bloodkin.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    Z-TONES Local jazz five-piece featuring guitar, bass, keyboards and drums.

  • Iron Factory

    10:30 p.m. FREE! 706-395-6877

    CHRISTOPHER WITHOUT HIS LIVER Songwriter Chris Ingham plays a set of loop-heavy solo jams.

    O'CONNELL & PARKE Local singer-songwriter duo of Tim O'Connell and Liam Parke, playing original folk and Americana.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    SKANKNASTY Get down with some funky, horn-laden tunes courtesy of Gnarly G and company.

  • The Office Lounge

    8:30 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. TRIBBLE AND THE DANCING MAGNOLIAS Local group led by Athens rock fixture Rev. Conner Mack Tribble.

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!

Outdoors

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    9:30 a.m. FREE! www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Nature Ramblers

    (Meet at Shade Garden Arbor) Learn more about flora and fauna of the garden while enjoying fresh air and inspirational readings. Ramblers are encouraged to bring their own nature writings or favorite poems and essays to share with the group.

Events

Lectures & Lit

  • ACC Library

    Aug. 23, 2–6 p.m. (members-only preview, join for $25), 6–8 p.m. (general public). Aug. 24, 9 a.m.–8 p.m. Aug. 25 & 26, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. www.athenslibrary.org

    Friends of the Athens-Clarke County Library Book Sale

    Thousands of titles available. Fill a bag for $10 on Saturday.

  • Ciné Barcafé

    7 p.m. FREE! www.athenscine.com

    UGA Creative Writing Program New Student Reading

    Hear poetry and prose readings by Nathan Dixon, Genevieve Arlie, Aviva Kasowski, Mike McClelland and Emma Perry.

  • ACC Library

    6 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Ted Terry

    The ACC Dems host a talk by Ted Terry, Mayor of Clarkston.

Ending Thursday, August 24

 

Classes

  • ACC Library

    Career Coach

    A Goodwill's Virtual Career Coach will assist patrons with job applications and resumes. First Tuesdays, 1–3 p.m. 844-344-WORK