Learn more advanced techniques for using Excel. Registration required.
A beginner waltz lesson will be held at 7 p.m. followed by social dancing.
The annual late-night movie show brings a unique brand of bizarre and beautiful DIY cinema to the big screen. See Story on p. 15.
"31 Days of Darkness" continues with a screening of Rockula followed by a Halloween party with LOS MEESFITS and THE PLAGUE.
Jeffrey Combs plays medical student who uses a specal serum to bring his headless professor back from the dead.
JE SUIS FRANCE The longtime local rockers return to the stage to celebrate their 20th anniversary. See story on p. 11.
THE ARCS Long-running local rock four-piece with power-pop influences.
SUMMER HYMNS Athens songwriter Zachary Gresham plays intricate and powerful indie-folk.
LEFTOVER SALMON Boulder, CO bluegrass jam band playing "polyethnic Cajun slamgrass."
UNIVERSAL SIGH Athens-based funk-rock band.
PICKLED HOLLER Local "folk-grass" collective hosts a pickin' session.
MANS TRASH Skewed pop sounds from Mercer West (The Dream Scene, Bubbly Mommy Gun).
SURFACE TO AIR MISSIVE Psych-pop experimentation from local songwriter Taylor Ross.
KEVIN GREENSPON California-based deep-drone artist.
QUARTZ PRAWL Experimental guitarist and sound artist from Arkansas.
RED SEA Art-rock trio from Atlanta.
LIVE MUSIC Rotating local jazz and bluegrass bands play every Friday and Saturday night.
THE FLAMETHROWERS Athens-based surf-rock band.
THE HONEY SLIDERS Detroit-influenced rock band from Catropolis.
REV. TRIBBLE AND THE DEACONS Old-fashioned rock and roll with a sprinkle of good-humored irreverance.
SOUND CULTURE Reggae-rock group out of Atlanta.
DJ WHOM Local DJ playing a mix of hip hop, '90s and 2000s music.
OWEN SCOTT The Athens native headlines two nights of rock music featuring Lilli Lewis, Richard Burgess, Dave Stammer and John Lewis.
REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture. Every Friday!
BENJAMIN SIMPSON Young local singer-songwriter plays a mix of '70s and '80s music, along with original compositions.
PYLON REENACTMENT SOCIETY The songs of the legendary Athens band, as performed by Vanessa Briscoe Hay and an all-star cast of locals. EP release show!
LINGUA FRANCA The popular local hip-hop artist spins a DJ set.
The UGA Ice Dogs play against Clemson.
Participate in a guided meditation session in the galleries. Meet in the lobby.
The first night of the Fringe Festival includes performances by The Margins (7 p.m.); Callous Physical Theater's "Clusterflock Ritual," dok V, Lypsis the Angel (7 p.m.); The Story Bitches (8 p.m.); The Badass Storytelling Quartet (9 p.m.); End the Sun, dok V, U.S. Nero (11 p.m.–1:45 a.m.); Betty Hoop and Nettie Stardust (11:35 p.m.); Lypsis the Angel (12 a.m.). See Story on p. 15.
Sample some fuller bodied reds to go with the season's heartier food dishes in a Fall Wine Tasting.
Throw on your best house colors or fantasy-inspired costume. Music by Radio Cult, followed by a wizard costume contest, DJ Juice Wayne, photos, magical potions and giveaways. The Wizard Pub Crawl follows on Saturday. See Story on p. 15.
(Firefly Trailhead near East Broad St. and Pottery St.) The dedication ceremony celebrates a new portion of the Firefly Trail, a planned 39-mile rail-trail from Athens to Union Point in Northeast Georgia. Attendees are encourage to bring a bike and participate in the inagural ride.
Meet and greet with Deborah Gonzales (HD 117) and Jonathan Wallace (HD 119).
Form a team to get out of the "Escape Room from Azkaban." Registration required. Ages 11–18.
By Your Leave Family Resource Center hosts an event to support breastfeeding families. Activities include face painting, pumpkin painting, a mini roller coaster, bake sale, raffle and more.
Horn students will perform classic chamber music pieces.
(North Campus Lawn) The Hodgson Wind Ensemble and the UGA Jazz Ensemble will perform pieces from The Wizard of Oz, The Wiz, Wicked and Harry Potter with a theme of "Witches and Wizards."
Dr. Shawnya Harris will give a gallery tour and discussion highlighting the exhibition "Muse: Mickalene Thomas Photographs and tête-á-tête."
(Prince Ave.) Maggie Thrash celebrates her second novel, Strange Lies.
(Wall of Books Watkinsville) Local author Jeff Kilpatrick has a new book of short, creepy stories, all set in Athens. See Story on p. 15.
(Walls of Books, 1971 Hog Mountain Rd #130, Watkinsville) Local author Jeffrey J. Kilpatrick will read excerpts from Bloody Boulevard and sign copies.
Play Magic is a welcoming atmosphere.
"Specter" is an exploration of folklore, fantasy and fear through artwork from artists across the world. Athens artists include Scott Cunningham, Ed James, Will Eskridge, Michael Ross, Tony Ransom, Ali Norman, James Greer, Helen Kuykendall and Jonnie Jacquet. See Story on p. 15.
The Women's Studies Friday Speaker Series will highlight the exhibition "Muse: Mickalene Thomas Photographs and tête-à-tête."
Town & Gown Players present a stroy of love, loss and faith. After a tragic accident, Adam (Dustin Ahkuoi) must reach out to his partner's family and friends to reconcile the one thing they could not.
UGA's musical theater group performs.
Wednesday Addams has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family. Everything changes for the whole Addams Family when they host a dinner for Wednesday's "normal" boyfriend and his parents.
Local art and crafts vendors needed for Handmade Holiday Market. 10x10 spaces are $35. Deadline Oct. 20. Event on Dec. 2, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. www.hipvintagehandmade.com
Get tips of teaching yoga to children. The approach includes props, music, games, storytelling and imagination. Oct. 20, 5:30–8:30 p.m. & Oct. 21, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. $150 (before Oct. 10), $175. www.athensyogainstitute.com