COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Monday, December 11

24 events

Karaoke & Open Mic

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Infant Storytime

    Designed to nurture language skills through literature-based materials and activities. Parents assist their children in movements and actions while playing.

  • Oconee County Library

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

    Puppet Show

    David Stephens presents "The Adventures of the  Gingerbread Man."

  • Memorial Park

    Beginning Acting Workshop

    (Quinn Hall) Ages 8–12 will use monologues, skits and improvisation to explore drama. Thursdays, Jan. 11–Feb. 15, 4:30–5:30 p.m. $83 (ACC residents), $124.50 (non-residents). www.athensclarkecounty.com/leisure

  • Oconee County Library

    4–6 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Visit with Santa

    Meet Santa and take a picture together.

  • ACC Library

    4–5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Open Chess Play for Kids and Teens

    Teen chess players of all skill levels can play matches and learn from members of the local Chess and Community Players, who will be on hand to assist players and help build skill levels. For ages 7–18. Registration required. 

  • Bogart Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Monday Funday

    Songs, finger plays, wiggles and giggles for ages three and under. Caregivers will recieve pointers for building literacy and language skills.

  • Oconee County Library

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

    Write On Teens

    Young writers can share their written work, even homework. Grades 6–12.

  • ACC Library

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

    Toys for Rescue Pups

    Make chew toys for shelter dogs to be donated to the Athens Humane Society, Athens Canine Rescue and Circle of Friends Animal Society. 

  • ACC Library

    4:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Final Exams Stress Relief

    Lady Emma, a Great Dane therapy dog will be onsite to help teens de-stress during final exams.

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    DYLAN EARL Americana singer-songwriter from Little Rock, AR.

    NATIVE HARROW Indie Americana duo from Woodstock, NY.

    WILLI CARLISLE Americana singer-songwriter from Fayetteville, AR.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    MALA FIDES Queer punk group from Portland, OR.

    RAT BABIES Doomy, psychedelic, long-running local two-piece.

    HOLLY PAULY OXENFREE Portland, OR-based experimental performer.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    8 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/lkshuffleclub

    CHRISTMAS HOOT Sing along with your favorite holiday carols as Tommy Jordan and Dick Daniels play and lead. The Solstice Sisters also perform.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    SO NASTY Athens group led by saxophonist and vocalist Gnarly G and featuring a rotating cast of local musicians.

  • The World Famous

    9 p.m. $5. www.facebook.com/theworldfamousathens

    BED DETH Athens-based lo-fi, confessional indie-folk project.

    HERE BE MONSTERS Solo folk-punk outfit.

    RENO ROBERTS Solo blues-folk singer-songwriter.

    PETER ELWELL Psycho-soul singer-songwriter from Asheville, NC.

Games

  • Grindhouse Killer Burgers

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

    Dirty South Trivia: Sex, Drugs and Rock and Roll

    Team trivia contests with house cash prizes every Monday night.

  • Beef 'O' Brady's

    8:30 p.m. FREE! 706-850-1916

    General Knowledge Trivia

    Win house cash and prizes! Every Monday night.

  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens

    1 p.m. $4. ejstapler@gmail.com

    Duplicate Bridge

    Beginner players welcome.

  • Highwire Lounge

    8–10 p.m. FREE! highwirelounge.com

    Geeks Who Drink Trivia

    Test your general knowledge for prizes.

Events

  • 4–7 p.m. www.metalandpetal.com

    Holiday Market

    (Metal + Petal) The shop's holiday market will have plants, wares from local vendors, a hot cocoa bar and a food truck. 

Film

Classes

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    5:30–7:30 p.m. $30. www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Wreath-making Workshop

    Bring the colors of the season into your home with a live wreath. Bring your own pruning shears.

Lectures & Lit

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    7 p.m. FREE! www.firstbaptistathens.org

    Clergy Unplugged

    Eric Linder, Rabbi at the Congregation Children of Israel, and Frank Granger, Minister of Christian Community at First Baptist Church, discuss religious questions from the audience.

Word on the Street

  • ACC Library

    Nursing Home Holiday Card Project

    Stop by the library's teen services department to fill out a holiday greeting card for seniors residing at Pruitt Healthcare on Hawthorne Avenue and High Shoals Health and Rehabilitation in North High Shoals. 706-613-3650

Ending Monday, December 11

 

Word on the Street

  • Bogart Library

    Holiday Mail for Heroes

    Make or sign a holiday card for wounded warriors, veterans, deployed services personnel and their families. Materials provided. Staff will deliver the cards to the Red Cross for distribution. Through Dec. 11. www.athenslibrary.org/bogart