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Friday, October 13

31 events

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. 706-369-3040

    BRENT GAFFORD Nashville-based country singer-songwriter.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    INHOUSE DRIVEBY New local Rage Against the Machine tribute act.

    OLDE WORLD MONKEYS Local Southern rock four-piece performs an Alice in Chains cover set.

    THE DOOKIE BROS Local teenage Green Day tribute band.

    THE GOOD LOOKS Young band playing a custom blend of rock, blues, funk, punk and alternative. This is a special Stone Temple Pilots set.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. $5. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    THE VINYL SUNS Athens-based blues-rock five-piece.

    GREG MEREDITH Local singer-songwriter who uses a loop pedal for on-the-spot beatmaking.

    CHOIR OF BABBLE Melodic and aggressive rock group.

    ONE HORSE PARADE Indie-rock four-piece out of Macon.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $15 (adv.), $20 (door). www.40watt.com

    MANDOLIN ORANGE North Carolina-based folk duo that touches on bluegrass and country. 

    KATE RHUDY North Carolina-based folk singer-songwriter.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $20 (adv.), $25 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    THE SWINGIN' MEDALLIONS Best known for their 1966 hit "Double Shot (of My Baby's Love)," today the Medallions are made up of relatives of the original lineup and bill themselves as "the party band of the South." 

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    SLENDERMAN Displeased with the shaming of his name, Slenderman is making his public debut with a DJ set.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $15 (adv.), $17 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    DRAKE WHITE AND THE BIG FIRE Rustic Southern rock band with a gospel howl.

  • Go Bar

    9 p.m. 706-546-5609

    CHILLITH FAIR Featuring music from Jianna Justice, Small Science, Beverley, Calico VisionPamela and her Sons, Immaterial Possessions, Shania the Artist and Hannie and the Slobs. See Calendar Pick on p. 14.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    ANDREW COMBS Nashville singer-songwriter with folk, country and pop influences.

  • Highwire Lounge

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

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

  • Hilton Garden Inn

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-353-6800

    D-KAPS AND S-WORDS Damian Kapcala and Clint Swords team up for a night of music.

  • Iron Factory

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

    LILY HERNE Local group playing dream-rock with psychedelic and folk influences.

    JAYCIE & THE BEARDS Augusta-based Americana trio.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    SUMILAN Technically proficient musicians playing progressive jam rock.

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture. Every Friday!

  • The Office Lounge

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

    FALSE POSITIVE Local project led by musician David Whitehead.

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

    4:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Anime Club

    Join other 6–12 graders to watch, read and talk about anime and manga.

  • Oconee County Library

    4 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Spanish Storytime

    Listen and practice Spanish songs and stories. Participants do not need to speak Spanish.

Events

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    3 p.m. FREE! www.libs.uga.edu/sci

    Friday Football Tours

    "Covered with Glory" is an exhibition celebrating the first 25 years of football at UGA. Guided tours offered each Friday before home games. Meet in the rotunda on the second floor.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    4:30–7:30 p.m. $10. www.athenshumanesociety.org

    8th Annual Charity Chili Cook Off

    The Athens Area Humane Society hosts its annual fundraiser. Local charities will compete by presenting homemade chilis and attendees will vote for their favorite.

  • Downtown Athens

    6 p.m. FREE! www.homecoming.uga.edu

    UGA Homecoming Parade

    The annual parade is led by the Redcoat Band and features appearances by Uga, athletes and other Athens dignitaries. See Calendar Pick on p. 14.

  • 7–11 p.m. www.homecoming.uga.edu

    Carnival

    (UGA Legion Field) Includes games, rides and food. Part of UGA Homecoming Week. See Calendar Pick on p. 14.

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    Oct. 12–13, 4–6 p.m. Oct. 14, 9 a.m.–12 p.m. www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Connect to Protect Native Plant Sale

    Shop among 100 species of native plants.

  • Multiple Locations

    7 p.m. $10–15.

    Chillith Fair

    GratefulDeadHeadPhones Yoga at the Healing Arts Centre followed by Ring Boy poetry, raffles and live music at Go Bar.

  • 5–8 p.m. $20. www.shirazathens.com

    Prince & Pinot

    (Shiraz) DJ Hannah Adler of Bulldog 93.3 FM leads a Prince-themed evening. Shiraz offers 20 wines from around the world, plus snacks and door prizes. Wear purple to win.

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    5:30–8:30 p.m. FREE! (members), $5 (non-members). 706-542-4662, www.georgiamuseum.org

    90 Carlton: Autumn

    See the newest exhibitions during the museum's quarterly reception. Enjoy light refreshments, gallery activities and door prizes. See Art Notes on p. 10.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    2 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Gallery Talk

    Lynn Boland is director and chief curator of the Gregory Allicar Museum of Art at Colorado State University and curator of "Louise Blair Daura: A Virginian in Paris." See Art Notes on p. 10.

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    4 p.m. FREE! www.willson.uga.edu

    Making Africa

    (Room S151) Photographer Zanele Muholi and curator Amelie Klein of the Vitra Design Museum in Germany offer a conversation in conjunctino with "Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design," an exhibition at the High Museum of Art.

Film

Classes

  • 6–9 p.m. $75, $149/family. instructor@akfathens.com

    Keppner Boxing Clinic

    (AKF Athens Martial Arts, 175 A Old Epps Bridge Rd.) Coach Keith Keppner will run a clinic on boxing fundamentals.

Lectures & Lit

  • Avid Bookshop

    6:30 p.m. FREE! events@avidbookshop.com

    Dot Journal Workshop

    (Prince Ave.) The shop will have plenty of journals and dot journaling guides available for sale during the workshop. RSVP by email.

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Classes

  • Kyuki-do Trial

    This six-week introductory class includes a trial uniform and white belt. Register by Oct. 13. Trial code "fallflash." $20. www.akfathens.com