COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Tuesday, September 19

31 events

Comedy

Lectures & Lit

  • Avid Bookshop

    5:30–7 p.m. FREE! www.avidbookshop.com

    Meet the Authors

    (Prince Ave.) Meet local author and cartoonist Eleanor Davis in celebration of her latest book Why Art? See Calendar Pick on p. 22.

Kidstuff

Word on the Street

  • Downtown Athens

    Downtown Parade of Lights

    Now accepting entries. Prizes will be awarded for the most original float, best use of the theme and best use of lights. This year's theme is "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree." Deadline Nov. 16. Parade on Dec. 7, 7 p.m. $40. www.athensclarkecounty.com/parade.

Games

Performance

Events

  • UGA Special Collections Library

    2 p.m. FREE! jclevela@uga.edu

    Tuesday Tour at 2

    Take a guided tour of the exhibit galleries of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies. Meet in the rotunda on the second floor.

  • 5 p.m. www.michaelbrothersbuilding.com

    Open House

    (320 E. Clayton St.) Explore the Park Plaza executive offices and suites.

Classes

  • Bogart Library

    11 a.m.–12 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Computer Class

    "Gmail."

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    7–10 p.m. $4–6. www.athensswingnight.com

    Athens Swing Night

    A one-hour lesson is followed by a two-hour dancing session. No experience or partner necessary. 

  • ACC Library

    Computer Classes

    "Tech Tips: Athens-Clarke County Unified Government Website." May 24, 4:30 p.m. "Accessibility Options for Apple and Android Devices." May 29, 10 a.m. Registration required. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

  • 6:30–9 p.m. $50. jeremyadambarton@gmail.com

    Lighting Setups Made Easy

    (Craig Gum Photography Studio, 160 Winston Dr., Suite 10) Gain hands-on experience shooting 1, 2 and 3 light photography setups. Bring your own camera.

Film

  • Miller Learning Center

    6:30 p.m. FREE! mlmiller@uga.edu

    Cinema Politique

    Watch a screening of Waltz with Bashir, an animated documentary on Ari Folman's attempts to recover his memories in the 1982 war between Israel and Lebanon. 

Sports

  • East Athens Community Center

    Tuesdays, 6:30–8:30 p.m. & Saturdays, 1–4 p.m. FREE! www.ttathensga.com

    Table Tennis Matches and Training

    Beginner to advanced skill levels welcome.

Meetings

Live Music

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    5 p.m. www.creaturecomfortsbeer.com

    LAMAR WILLIAMS BAND Pop-rock band from Atlanta fronted by the son of Allman Brothers bassist Lamar Williams.

  • The Foundry

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

    LILLY HIATT Edgy Americana singer-songwriter from Nashville, TN.

    CORTEZ GARZA Local singer-songwriter pushes the envelope with his unique blend of Americana.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 9:30 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    BLUE BLOOD Melodic psych-pop project fronted by songwriter Hunter Morris.

    T. HARDY MORRIS Local singer-songwriter and guitarist plays twangy, raucous folk-rock. 

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    7 p.m. $5 (ages 6–12), $15. www.botgarden.uga.edu

    DAVID LOWERY Cracker's frontman performs a solo set.

    MACKALIE DAVIDSON Local folk and pop singer and guitarist.

Art

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    12 p.m. FREE! www.art.uga.edu

    Visiting Artist

    (S151) Vincent Desiderio is a realist painter from Sleepy Hollow, New York. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.