COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Saturday, December 23

18 events

Live Music

Performance

  • The Classic Center

    Dec. 22, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 23, 2 p.m. $15–35. 706-542-4400, www.classiccenter.com

    The State Ballet Theatre of Russia's The Nutcracker

    A yearly favorite tale of holiday adventure through a fantasy world of fairies, princes, toy soldiers and an army of mice. The authentic Russian production features Tchaikovsky's beloved music, including "Waltz of the Flowers" and "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy." See Calendar Pick on p. 17.

  • Commerce Cultural Arts Center

    2 p.m. & 7 p.m. $12. www.commercedance.com

    Christmas Spectacular

    Senior and junior companies will perform act 2 of the Nutcracker followed by holiday tap and jazz selections. 

Art

  • Bendzunas Glass

    10 a.m.–6 p.m. FREE! www.bendzunasglass.com

    Bendzunas Glass Open House

    (Comer) The family-run glassblowing studio offers handmade glass items. Live demos until 3 p.m. 

DJs

  • Highwire Lounge

    11 p.m. $1 (headphone). www.highwirelounge.com

    Silent Disco

    SILENT DISCO Dance the night away with wireless headphones and two channels of music. One of them is a request line!

Classes

Sports

  • East Athens Community Center

    Tuesdays, 6–8:30 p.m. & Saturdays, 1–4 p.m. FREE! www.ttathensga.com

    Table Tennis Matches and Training

    Beginner to advanced skill levels welcome.

Film

Kidstuff

Lectures & Lit

  • Barnes & Noble

    2–4 p.m. FREE! 706-354-1195

    Meet the Author

    Meet Ransom Jackson in celebration of his book Handsome Ransom Jackson.