Thursday, May 24

26 events


  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

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

    Pajama Storytime

    Bring your pajama-clad kids in for bedtime stories, songs and a light snack. Ages 0–7.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    4:30 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

    Lego Club

    Create Lego art and enjoy Lego-based games. Blocks provided. For ages 8 & up.

  • Oconee County Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE!

    Infant Storytime

    This special storytime is for the youngest readers-to-be and their caregivers.

  • Bogart Library

    4 p.m. FREE!

    Builder's Club

    The club encourages engineering and creativity by building with unique and recycled materials. This month's theme is "Puppets." 

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE!

    Musical Max

    Explore rhythm instruments in this special musical storytime. A short film is included. For ages 3–10 and their caregivers.

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-546-5609

    Dr. Fred's Karaoke

    KARAOKE Hosted by karaoke fanatic Dr. Fred and featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more. Every Thursday!

  • Southern Brewing Company

    5 p.m. FREE!


    KARAOKE DJ Gregory plays song requests and lets the bravest of the bunch jump in to sing. Every Thursday!

Live Music

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

    7 p.m. FREE!

    HOT FIRE STRING BAND Athens-based roots-music group.

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-369-3040

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays solo sets of country-rock and acoustic Southern soul.

    HUTCH MCCOLLUM Singer-songwriter playing old-school country and bluegrass.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $7 (21+), $9 (18-20).

    BAMBARA Former Athens act featuring aggressive distortion and falling somewhere between noisy punk and drone.

    MOTHERFUCKER Hard-driving, riffy local rock and roll trio.

    VINCAS Local downer-punk band featuring snarling guitars and doomy, psychedelic flourishes.

  • DePalma's Italian Cafe

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-552-1237 (Timothy Road Location)

    JIM COOK Local solo performer playing acoustic blues, classic rock and Americana.

  • The Foundry

    7:30 p.m. $5.

    HOOCH HOLLER Country group from Commerce.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $10.

    THE ALLMAN-GOLDFLIES BAND Southern rock and blues band led by Gary Allman and David Goldflies.

    MELODY TRUCKS BAND Jacksonville-based blues-rock band that started in early 2017.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 7 p.m.

    REDSTONE RAMBLERS Local blues-folk group led by songwriter Mark Wilmot. 

    MAGNOLIA MOON Macon based roots-rock five-piece.

    HEART OF PINE Roots-rocking local group.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m.

    DAVE D'ANGELO QUARTET Local saxophonist and educator D'Angelo leads his group.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    THE JAUNTEE Jam-funk band from Allston, MA.

  • The Office Lounge

    8 p.m. 706-546-0840

    CHRIS AND THE HAMPTONES Local rock group led by guitarist and songwriter Chris Hampton. 


  • Akademia Brewing Co.

    6–9 p.m.

    Roll Out the Barrels Silent Auction

    Local artists have transformed ordinary rain barrels into functional pieces of art. Proceeds benefit the Athens Green School Program. Live music and light appetizers.



  • Highwire Lounge

    11 p.m. $1 (headphone).

    Silent Disco

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

  • Blue Sky

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-850-3153

    Warm Glow Blue Sky Show

    WARM GLOW BLUE SKY SHOW JJC plays disco, funk, soul & cetera. Every Thursday!


  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    9:30 a.m. FREE!

    Nature Ramblers

    (Meet at Shade Garden Arbor) Learn more about flora and fauna of the garden while enjoying fresh air and inspirational readings. Ramblers are encouraged to bring their own nature writings or favorite poems and essays to share with the group.



  • UGA Tate Student Center

    1–4 p.m. FREE!

    Medicare and Social Security 101

    (#480) Learn about Social Security benefits and various plan options under Medicare. 

Ending Thursday, May 24



  • Georgia Museum of Art

    Art is How We Live

    Kaira Jewel lingo will lead a mindfulness retreat, "Art is How We Live: Mindfulness in the Midst of Complexity." May 24–25.