Tuesday, September 19

32 events


Lectures & Lit

  • Avid Bookshop

    6:30 p.m. FREE!

    Meet the Authors

    Meet UGA Press authors Sonny Seals and George Hart in celebration of their book Historic Rural Churches of Georgia


  • Holy Cross Lutheran Church

    7:30 p.m. FREE!

    Athens Rock and Gem Club

    Bring a new treasure or story from the summer to share at "Show and Tell."

  • 5 p.m.

    Open House

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


  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    5 p.m. FREE!

    Athens Metal Arts Guild Meeting

    This month's speakers are Leigh Griffin and Ann Finley who will speak on "Art and Fear."

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    5:30 p.m. FREE!

    Visiting Artist

    (S151) Matt Kenyon is an associate professor in the Digital and Media Program at Rhode Island School of Design. His art practice resides in the sculptural and digital world, and focuses on themes such as mass media, global corporations and the military-industrial complex.


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.





  • Miller Learning Center

    7 p.m. FREE!

    Cinema Politique

    (Room 250) Watch a screening of Chuck Norris vs. Communism, a documentary looking at a translator who smuggled thousands of Western films into 1980s Romania. 

  • Winder Cultural Arts Center, Winder

    7:30 p.m.

    Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers

    When God Sleeps tells the story of exiled Iranian artist-activist Shahin Naiafi against the backdrop of the 2015 Paris terrorist attacks and the global right-wing backlash against Middle Eastern refugees. Following the screening, director Till Schauder will offer a Q&A.

  • Ciné Barcafé

    8:30 p.m. FREE!

    Bad Movie Night: Final Score

    Mild-mannered businessman and ex-commando Richard Brown goes berzerk after Mr. Hawk indiscriminately murders his wife and son.


  • East Athens Community Center

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

    Table Tennis Matches and Training

    Beginner to advanced skill levels welcome.


Live Music

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    5 p.m.

    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.

    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!

    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.

    DAVID LOWERY Cracker's frontman performs a solo set.

    MACKALIE DAVIDSON Local folk and pop singer and guitarist.