Sunday, October 22

20 events

Live Music

  • Cali 'N' Tito's Eastside

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-355-7087

    THE LUCKY JONES Rockin' rhythm and blues from this local band. Every Sunday!

  • Grindhouse Killer Burgers

    1 p.m. FREE! 706-612-9327

    KANA KIEHM Singer-songwriter playing "conscious roots music."

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    7 p.m.

    MICHAEL GUTHRIE Local singer-songwriter whose sound is a melding of folk, jazz, pop, blues, flamenco, country and rock. 

  • Iron Factory

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-395-6877

    DAVID LOCOCO JAZZ QUARTET Local group performs classic jazz standards in the styles of Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett and more.


  • 7:30 a.m. $80–90.

    8th Annual AthHalf

    (Begins on Hancock Ave.) The course runs past major city landmarks with a finish line on Jackson St. Live bands play every mile.

  • Multiple Locations

    4 p.m.–12 a.m.

    Classic City Fringe

    The final day of the Fringe Festival features Feelings Are Real, Nettie Stardust: "Metroid Mayhem," Cynthia Rintye: "Tales of the Macabre," Betty Hoop: "Spinny Scandal," Peaches N. Cream: "Julia Child's Late Night Cabaret Cooking Show (4 p.m.); "Art Trail Walk and CCFF Afterparty" with U.S. Nero, Tomato Jake, Lypsis the Angel, Nettie Stardust (6–10 p.m.); Johnson & Browder Productions: "What The Woolf Wore." See Story on p. 15.

  • Madison Morgan Cultural Center

    1–5 p.m. FREE!

    Farm Day

    Festivities include a petting zoo with barnyard animals, sheep shearing, milking, tractor demonstration, face painting and games. 

  • 5–7 p.m. FREE!

    Faith Fall Festival

    (Faith Presbyterian Church, Watkinsville) Games, prizes, hot dogs, refreshments, a cake walk, photo booth, live music and more. Costumes encouraged.

  • UGA Memorial Hall

    10 a.m.–2 p.m.

    WUOG Alumni Weekend Brunch

    Celebrate WUOG 90.5 FM's 45th anniversary with brunch and exhibition of historical artifacts pertaining to the station.


  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    1–4 p.m. FREE!

    I Love Ukulele Festival

    (Theater) The Festival includes performances by the Athens Ukulele Philharmonic and other ukulele groups and soloists. Participants can bring a ukulele and play along. 

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    Oct. 21, 8 p.m. Oct. 22, 3 p.m. $6 (w/ UGA ID), $20.

    UGA Opera Theatre presents Viva Verdi

    Hear some of Verdi's greatest compositions and well-known choruses from "Aida," "II Trovatore," Nabucco" and "La Traviata." 

Lectures & Lit

  • Barnes & Noble

    3 p.m. FREE!

    Terry Kay

    Local author Terry Kay will speak at the Friends of the Madison County Library meeting.


  • Tyche's Games

    12:30–4:30 p.m. FREE!

    Netrunner Open Play

    All are welcome to join in.

  • Southern Brewing Company

    12:30–5 p.m. $20 per team.

    Cornhole Tournament

    Win prizes in a double elimination doubles tournament.


  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    3 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

    Friends of the Madison County Library General Meeting

    Author Terry Kay will speak after the business portion of the meeting. Attendees are invited to bring their copies of his books to be signed.



  • Athens Community Theater

    Oct. 20–21, 8 p.m. & Oct. 22, 2 p.m. $5.

    Next Fall

    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.

  • Athens Little Playhouse

    Oct. 20–21, 7 p.m. Oct. 22, 3 p.m. $5–10.

    The Addams Family

    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.


  • Winder Cultural Arts Center, Winder

    7 p.m. FREE!

    Southwest of Salem

    The documentary looks at the persecution of Latina lesbians wrongly accused to rape. A Q&A with film subject Anna Vasquez will follow the screening. 

Ending Sunday, October 22