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Tuesday, October 17

40 events

Comedy

Events

  • Holy Cross Lutheran Church

    7:30 p.m. FREE! wwwathensrockandgemclub.org

    Athens Rock and Gem Club

    Kim Cochran presents a history of birthstones.

  • The Classic Center

    8:30 a.m. acheek@visitathensga.com

    Athens CVB Annual Meeting and Hospitality Awards

    The Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau will host area hospitality industry representatives. The local tourism industry will gather to celebrate the importance of tourism and the contributions of the workforce.

  • Clarke Middle School

    6:30 p.m. $25. www.mealsinthemiddle.brownpapertickets.com

    Meals in the Middle Dinner

    Join a farm-to-school-to-table benefit dinner. This locally-grown, family-style feast is cooked, prepared and served by students from all four Clarke County Middle Schools. Proceeds benefit Experience UGA.

Classes

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

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

    Teen Council Meeting

    Teens can come together to discuss plans for the ACC Library's teen department's collections and programs. Pick up application forms at the front desk. Ages 11-18.

  • Bogart Library

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

    Tea on Tuesday Book Club

    Make a no-bake autumn harvest dessert and share fall stories. Girls, ages 8–10.

  • Oconee County Library

    10 & 11 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Preschooler Storytime

    Stories, songs and crafts for preschool-aged children and their caregivers. 

  • Rocksprings Community Center

    10 a.m. $5–7.50. www.athensclarkecounty.com/leisure

    Preschool Cooking Class

    Participants will learn about kitchen safety and make individual pot pies to take home. Ages 2–6.

  • Bogart Library

    5:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Babysitting Workshop

    4H teaches the basics of babysitting. Teens, ages 11 and up.

Games

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    8:30 p.m. FREE! 706-850-8561

    Trivia

    General trivia with host Jamie Pisarich.

  • The Rail Athens

    10:30 p.m. FREE! 706-354-7289

    Trivia at the Rail

    Trivia hosted by Nic every Tuesday.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

    Locos Trivia

    Westside and Eastside locations of Locos Grill and Pub feature trivia night every Tuesday.

  • The Rook and Pawn

    6 p.m. FREE! www.therookandpawn.com

    Happy Hour Trivia

    Hosted by James Majure. 

  • Blind Pig Tavern

    8:30 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/blindpigtavern

    Full Contact Trivia

    (2301 College Station Rd.) Every Tuesday.

  • Ted's Most Best

    5–7 p.m. FREE! www.tedsmostbest.com

    Bingo

    Win drinks, sweet treats and gift cards. Every Tuesday on the patio.

  • East Athens Community Center

    6–8 p.m. $1–1.50. 706-613-3593

    Basketball Tip off Skills Challenge

    Players will compete in a skills competition with coordination and dribbling as well as a three-point shooting contest. Ages 10–30.

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.

Lectures & Lit

  • Oconee County Library

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

    3rd Monday Book Club

    Discuss Bless Me Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya.

     

  • Avid Bookshop

    6:30 p.m. FREE! www.avidbookshop.com

    Book Release and Cooking Demo

    (Five Points) Author, restauranteur and Top Chef Hugh Acheson offers a cooking demo and signing for his latest book, The Chef and the Slow Cooker.

Meetings

Film

  • Ciné Barcafé

    8:30 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/badmovienight

    Bad Movie Night: Black Roses

    Demons posing as a heavy metal band invade a small town and turn the teens into parent-murdering zombies.

  • Miller Learning Center

    7 p.m. FREE! mlmiller@uga.edu

    Cinema Politique

    (Room 250) Yawar Mallku tells the story of an American agency secretly sterilizing women in Bolivia under the guide of providing health care. After the screening, Dr. Khédija Gadhoum will discuss the politics.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    Flicker Film Society

    "31 Days of Darkness" concludes with the bastard child of the Halloween series, Halloween 3: Season of the Witch

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    8:30 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    HIT LIZARD No information available.

    PUBLIC PRETENDERS No information available.

    LOHO TRIO Local group playing '90s covers.

  • The Foundry

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

    MERMAID MOTOR LOUNGE Packway Handle Band members Josh Erwin and Troy Harris perform acoustic originals and covers.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    THE SH-BOOMS Garage-rock/soul hybrid on tour from Orlando, FL.

    THE RAD TRADS Powerful group out of New York City boasting driving rhythm and horn sections and four lead vocalists.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $10. www.georgiatheatre.com

    MOSAIC Local indie-folk group with a rich sound.

    THE WELCOME HOME Local four-piece indie rock band.

    ALEX MOWRY No information available.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    BEVERLY Athens-based experimental performer.

    SEVERE BLUSH Experimental electronic sounds from Athens' Logan Shirah.

    CHRISTOPHER BARTUS Local avant-garde composer and musician.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    7 p.m. $10. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    VERSATYLE THA WILDCHYLD BENEFIT A tribute show to benefit the family of the late local rapper Anthony Little, featuring Ishues with Dreaded Mindz, Celest Ngeve and more.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    WILLIAM TONKS & HILL ROBERTS Two local folk musicians team up.

  • The World Famous

    9 p.m. www.facebook.com/theworldfamousathens

    THE MOBROS Vintage-sounding mix of blues, soul, funk and Latin music from Camden, SC. 

    YOUNG MISTER Steven Fiore and his band play catchy, psychedelic Americana.

Performance

  • UGA Performing Arts Center

    8 p.m. $39–46. pac.uga.edu

    50 Years of Rock & Roll

    Neil Berg's musical traces the roots of rock and roll from the 1940s through the '80s. 

Art

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    5–9 p.m. www.creaturecomfortsbeer.com

    ATHICA Pop-Up

    ATHICA offers a special preview of their fashion and fundraising event, "Cranial Offerings," which will be held Oct. 19 at Live Wire. Models will show off headdresses made by local artists, and brewery visitors can create their own headdresses at an activity table.