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Thursday, October 30

42 events

Events

  • 40 Watt Club

    7 p.m. $10. www.40watt.com

    Zumba After Dark

    Zumba fever continues.

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    8:30 a.m. FREE! www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Nature Ramblers

    Learn more about the 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.

  • Taylor-Grady House

    6–9 p.m. $10, $25 (VIP). www.athensamistad.org

    Paisajes

    Paisajes, Spanish for “sceneries,” celebrates Latin American culture through live music, an art exhibit, Latin wine tastings and a silent auction. All proceeds help Casa de Amistad in assisting local low-income families through direct service, emergency programs and free literacy courses. 

  • Allgood Lounge

    6–8 p.m. FREE! www.hatchathens.com

    Hatch Happy Hour Show and Tell

    Show off your newest art or tech creation, be inspired by something someone else has made or find someone to work with in a new idea. Hosted by The Hatch, a new local makerspace.

  • Athens Welcome Center

    5:30 p.m. $15. 706-353-1820

    Folklore, Facts & Fables: Haunted Happy Hour

    Go on a downtown walking tour to explore the spooks, specters and other oddities of the Classic City. Call for reservation. See Halloween Roundup on p. 15.

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    4:15–9:30 p.m. FREE! www.willson.uga.edu

    Music in Athens: A Sacred Harp Symposium

    The Sacred Harp tradition originated in the southern U.S. and is named after a historical book of hymns called The Sacred Harp. This event includes a keynote address, roundtable discussion, dinner and Sacred Harp Sing.

Live Music

  • Barbeque Shack

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-613-6752

    OPEN BLUEGRASS JAM All pickers welcome! Every Thursday!

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. 706-369-3040

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Local singer-songwriter Louis Phillip Pelot and company play a "mind-boggling wall of organic sound with upbeat, travel-driven lyrics." The band is celebrating 90-plus weeks of Thursday shows.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. www.caledonialounge.com

    FATHER MURPHY Experimental-leaning industrial/post-punk band from Italy.

    STAY THE SEA Local instrumental post-rock band.

    NASTY NATE AND THE GRADUATES Three-piece local rock band.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    ANTLERED AUNTLORD Fuzz-pop guitar/drums project of local producer and songwriter Jesse Stinnard.

    SPRY OLD MEN Alter ego of Greenville, SC musician Logan Galloway.

    SLAM DUNK CHAMPS Local experimental garage-rock duo.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    SHADE Dissonant, groove-oriented local post-punk band. This special Halloween show will feature additional members and lots of cover tunes.

    PARROTHEAD Athens' premier punk rock Jimmy Buffet cover band. 

    CULT OF RIGGONIA Experimental soundscapes with tribal, world music beats and ornate instrumentation.

  • Green Room

    9 p.m. www.greenroomathens.com

    THE BOHANNONS Rock and roll straight from Chattanooga, TN.

    PILGRIM Local rock band featuring Paul McHugh on vocals, guitar and keyboards along with Matt Stoessel on guitar, TJ Machado on bass, Thayer Sarrano on keyboards and Brad Morgan on drums.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    PERIOD SIX Playing a unique blend of jazz standards featuring collective communication and soulful improvisation.

  • Max

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-254-3392

    RED SKY DAYS Local powerhouse trio that plays heavy progressive rock.

    SMALL BEIGE GIRL Local punk rock band.

    CONCORD AMERICA Slightly out-of-control Atlanta-based band that touches on punk and garage.

    CHIEF SCOUT Bracing local psych-rock band led by songwriter Trey Rosenkampff.

  • The Melting Point

    8 p.m. $15 (adv.), $20 (door). www.meltingpointathens.com

    JAMES MCMURTRY Critically acclaimed folk-rock artist.

    JONNY BURKE Americana and country artist.

  • New Earth Athens

    9 p.m. FREE! (before 10:30), $3. www.newearthmusichall.com

    THRILLFEST Featuring music from DJ Kayez and Jeremiah, as well as a costume contest and the premiere of the "Intergalactic Zombie Hunter" music video.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-546-4742

    VOODOO VISIONARY Improvisational funk/rock group from Atlanta.

  • The Office Lounge

    8 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Newly relocated back to his old stomping grounds of Athens, Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture. He hosts an "all-star jam" every Thursday.

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    Dr. Fred's Karaoke

    KARAOKE Hosted by karaoke fanatic John "Dr. Fred" Bowers and featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more.

  • Walker's Coffee & Pub

    9 p.m. FREE! 706-543-1433

    Karaoke

    KARAOKE Every Thursday!

  • Diverse Universe Studio

    9 p.m. 706-296-2945

    Karaoke

    KARAOKE Every Thursday!

Games

  • The Volstead

    7:30-9:30 p.m. FREE! 706-354-5300

    Trivia

    Every Thursday!

  • El Azteca

    7:30 p.m. FREE! 706-549-2639

    Trivia

    Win prizes with host Garrett Lennox. Every Thursday.

  • Butt Hutt Bar-B-Q

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-850-8511

    Trivia

    Hosted by Dirty South Trivia. Every Thursday.

  • Your Pie

    11 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/dirtysouthtrivia

    Sex, Drugs & Rock and Roll Trivia

    (Downtown) Presented by Dirty South Trivia.

  • Johnny's New York Style Pizza

    Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m. & Thursdays, 8 p.m. FREE! 706-354-1515

    Trivia with a Twist

    Throw a lime in your beer and compete.

Kidstuff

  • 5-7 p.m. FREE! www.downtowngreensboroga.com

    Downtown Trick or Treat

    (Downtown Greensboro) Local merchants will open their doors to children for a safe trick or treating experience. Check-in on the courthouse lawn. Free trick or treat bags will be given with a list of participating businesses. For ages 12 & under. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

  • ACC Library

    4:30–6 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Teen Writing Group

    Get ready for NaNoWriMo or just focus on becoming a better writer through prompts. For ages 11–18.

  • Oconee County Library

    Oct. 30–31, 6–8 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Haunted House

    Families are invited to make their way through the young adult department's Hunger Games themed haunted house.

Classes

  • Oconee County Library

    Oct. 21, 10 a.m. & Oct. 30, 2 p.m. FREE! 706-769-3950, www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Computer Class: Free eBooks and Audiobooks

    Learn to use Georgia Download Destination and take advantage of the free eBooks and audiobooks available. Register by calling.

  • Revival Yarns

    6 p.m. $30. 706-850-1354, www.revivalyarnsathens.com

    Knit 2 Class

    Review casting on, the knit stitch, the purl stitch, stockinette and garter stitch patterns. RSVP.

  • Revival Yarns

    3 p.m. $15. www.revivalyarnsathens.com

    Intarsia Colorwork Class

    Learn how to incorporate blocks of color in knitting projects using the intarsia method. RSVP.

Sports

Film

  • Beechwood 11 Cinemas

    Oct. 30, 8 p.m. Nov. 4, 7:30 p.m. www.fathomevents.com

    RiffTrax Live: Anaconda

    Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy and Bill Corbett, best known for Mystery Science Theater 3000, jump in to take on a giant boa. This screening is broadcast live from the Carolina Theatre in Durham, NC.

  • Ciné Barcafé

    10 p.m. $7.50. www.athenscine.com

    Schlocktoberfest: Halloween (1978)

    The Schlocktoberfest Horrorshow ends with the original slasher, Halloween. See Movies on p. 16.

Lectures & Lit

  • ACC Library

    11:30 a.m. FREE! 706-583-8834, www.edwardjones.com

    "Preparing Your Estate Plan"

    Edward Jones Financial Advisor Jess Jensen-Ryan hosts a seminar on how to help reduce taxes on one's estate, how insurance can help protect a family and benefits of trusts in estate planning.

  • ACC Library

    12:15 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Lunchtime Learning

    Gabrielle Walters from the UGA Radon Education Program will explain how to test homes for radon, a colorless, odorless gas that is a leading cause of lung cancer. Feel free to bring a lunch.

  • ACC Library

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Listening in the Dark: An Evening of Spooky Stories

    Donna Butler recounts ghostly stories from long ago, Jonathan Dolce reads shocking tales by Edgar Allan Poe and Eddie Whitlock shares a horrifying chapter from his new book, POTUS of the Living Dead.

  • Oglethorpe Co. Library

    7 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oglethorpe

    Meet the Author: JS Burke

    JS Burke will discuss her new teen fantasy novel, The Dragon Dreamer.

DJs

  • Kelly's Jamaican Food

    Kickin' It At Kelly's. 9 p.m. FREE! 706-208-0000 (Lumpkin St. location)

    DJ Lickle Twang! Sound

    DJ LICKLE TWANG! SOUND Spinning Jamaican sounds both new and old, filling the atmosphere with iration and positive vibrations.

Performance

Friday, October 31

34 events

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. 706-369-3040

    KIP JONES Local songwriter playing all your favorite covers and some of his own tunes.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9:30 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    NAIRVANA Nirvana cover band featuring members of The Powder Room. See story on p. 13.

    MAN-SIZE Local PJ Harvey cover band featuring Thayer Sarrano and friends.

    GEEZER Local band Come What May masquerades as Weezer.

  • Cutters Pub

    10 p.m. 706-353-9800

    THE HONEY SLIDERS Original, Detroit-influenced rock from Catropolis.

  • Dirty Birds

    9 p.m. www.dirtybirdsathens.com

    JONATHAN INGRAM Country rocker from Braselton, GA.

  • Downtown Athens

    9 p.m. FREE! www.wildrumpus.org

    WILD RUMPUS Enjoy live music on Washington Street after the parade, with sets by Timi and the Rumpus Band, plus the the High-Falootin' Scallywags Drum Brigade and the Tiger Girlz on trapeze. See story on p. 13.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    LOS CANTARES New local desert-rock supergroup featuring members of Old Smokey and Moths.

    GUIDED BY GUIDED BY VOICES Cheekily named GBV cover band featuring local musicians Jeff Fox, Mat Lewis and special guests.

  • 40 Watt Club

    9:30 p.m. $5. www.40watt.com

    ELF POWER A longtime fixture on the Athens music scene, Elf Power plays fuzzy, melodic, psychedelic pop. See story on p. 13.

    CIRCULATORY SYSTEM Long-running local psychedelic rock ensemble featuring members of the Olivia Tremor Control.

  • Georgia Bar

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-546-9884

    JOHN BOYLE Singer-songwriter in the vein of Willie Nelson, John Prine and Bob Dylan. He'll be joined by Adam Poulin.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $27. www.georgiatheatre.com

    DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS The local Southern rock superstars play a special Halloween show. See story on p. 13.

    HOUNDMOUTH Alternative-country group from Indiana.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    MUUY BIIEN Local band plays doom-laden goth-punk influenced by '80s hardcore and new wave. This is a special Halloween set of T. Rex covers. See story on p. 13.

    SHADE Dissonant, groove-oriented local post-punk band. This special Halloween show will feature additional members and lots of cover tunes.

    ELYSIA EMPIRE Birdie Ann Renee plays experimental, strangely melodic pop songs.

    COOMBSBOT Athens-based robot-in-disguise regenerates live electronic covers of looped pop classics from the '80s,' 90s and today!

    DJ BLOWPOP Joe Kubler (Bubbly Mommy Gun) spins a set of tunes.

  • Green Room

    9 p.m. www.greenroomathens.com

    AMERICAN MANNEQUINS Thoughtful, melodic, danceable rock and roll for the upcoming new wave apocalypse.

    PIERCE EDENS Americana singer-songwriter from Asheville, NC.

    SCOTT LOW Solo set from the local Americana singer-songwriter.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. $5 (adv.), $7 (door). www.hendershotscoffee.com

    GRASSLAND STRING BAND The local roots group plays Neil Young's landmark 1972 album Harvest in its entirety.

    CORTEZ GARZA Local singer-songwriter pushes the envelope with his unique blend of indie/Americana.

    TRANSYLVANIA MOTORCADE Americana/rock group from Atlanta.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

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

    DJ MAHOGANY Popular local DJ spins freaky funk, sultry soul, righteous R&B and a whole lotta unexpected faves.

  • Max

    On the Patio. 10 p.m. 706-254-3392

    POWERKOMPANY Local pop duo featuring the crisp, soaring vocals of Marie Davon, playing folk songs enhanced with slickly produced electronic instrumentation courtesy of Andrew Heaton. 

    BOOTY BOYZ DJs ImmuzikationTwin Powers and Z-Dog spin dance hits into the night.

  • Max

    10 p.m. 706-254-3392

    THE VG MINUS '70s-styled power-pop/punk.

    STREET SWEEPER Ska-tinged thrash punk band.

    THE DE LUX INTERIORS Local Cramps cover band featuring members of Cars Can Be Blue and Los Meesfits.

    THUNDERCHIEF Local act with a West Coast punk sound influenced by classic rock. 10 year anniversary party!

  • The Melting Point

    8 p.m. $5 (adv. or w/ costume), $7 (door). www.meltingpointathens.com

    RICK FOWLER BAND Original guitar-driven blues-rock. See story on p. 13.

    BACK ALLEY BLUES BAND Featuring locals Paul Scales, John Straw, Dave Herndon and Dead Quinter playing blues jams.

  • New Earth Athens

    Satanic BBQ & Potluck. 8 p.m. $8. www.newearthmusichall.com

    SHEHEHE Local band that draws from old-school punk and arena rock to create a fist-pumping atmosphere. See story on p. 13.

    LOWDIVE Local ska/reggae band.

    STARBENDERS Four-piece art-punk band from Atlanta.

    DJ KUNG FUSCO AND MR. PURPLE Spinning punk, new wave and super sounds of the '70s.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    SPINELLO Local jazz fusion band.

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Newly relocated back to his old stomping grounds of Athens, Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture.

  • The World Famous

    9 p.m. www.theworldfamousathens.com

    THE PAUL COLLINS BEAT Legendary power-pop figure Paul Collins (The Nerves, The Beat) heads this rotating cast. See story on p. 13.

    CASPER AND THE COOKIES Local legends playing eccentric and energetic pop-rock.

Events

  • 8 p.m. (meet), 8:30 p.m. (march). FREE! www.wildrumpus.org

    Wild Rumpus Parade

    (Meet at Corner of Pulaski and Clayton St.) Throw on your most creative Halloween costume and march through the streets of downtown. Anyone can participate by wearing a costume and joining the procession. The parade will end at the bottom of Washington St. with sets by Timi and the Rumpus Band, plus the the High-Falootin' Scallywags Drum Brigade and the Tiger Girlz on trapeze. See story on p. 13.

  • 6–10 p.m. FREE! www.winderdowntown.com

    The Downtown Spooktacular

    (Jug Tavern Park, Winder) This Halloween festival includes trick-or-treating, costume contests, games, food vendors, craft vendors, kids' activities, bounce houses, obstacle courses and live music by Abbey Road LIVE

  • UGA Special Collections Library

    2 p.m. FREE! 706-542-8079, www.libs.uga.edu/russell

    "Vince Dooley: A Retrospective 1954-1988"

    Photographs, commemorative memorabilia and original art celebrating one of the most successful coaches in college football. Curator-led tours will be offered every Friday before home football games.

  • Zombie Farms

    8–11:30 p.m. $20. www.zombiefarms.com

    Zombie Farms

    For new zombies facing an uncertain life of running from brain-bashing humans, Zombie Farms offers purpose and protection. Take a guided tour through a farm supported by the tireless labor of zombies. Every Friday and Saturday through October.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    5:30–7:30 p.m. www.terrapinbeer.com

    Trick-or-Treat Halloween Tour and Moo-Hoo Release Party

    Try various treats on tap, including the Reserve Series Moo-HooChiato. Wear a costume; prizes will be awarded for best dressed humans and best dressed beasts.

Games

Art

  • Athens Institute for Contemporary Art: ATHICA

    6–7:30 p.m. www.athica.org

    Halloween Party

    ATHICA and Rose of Athens Theatre host a pre-Rumpus party with snacks, games and more. Wear your costume and march down to the parade together.

Lectures & Lit

  • Avid Bookshop

    6 p.m. FREE! www.avidbookshop.com

    Halloween Reading: The Fifty Year Sword

    Nick Splendorr will read The Fifty Year Sword, an hour-long ghost story by Mark Z. Danielewski. Come in your costumes to enjoy the parade afterwards!

Kidstuff

  • Elbert Theatre, Elberton

    6–8:30 p.m. 706-283-1049

    Under the Sea Trick-or-Treat

    The ocean comes to life with an "Under the Sea" theme for little trick-or-treaters. Sea creatures will hand out candy in the lobby.

  • Oconee County Library

    Oct. 30–31, 6–8 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Haunted House

    Families are invited to make their way through the young adult department's Hunger Games themed haunted house.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    10 a.m.–6 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

    Trick-or-Treat

    Stop by anytime in costume for trick-or-treating.

  • East Athens Community Center

    9 a.m.–4 p.m $15–23. 706-613-3593, www.athensclarkecounty.com/camps

    Fit Kids Day Camp

    Campers participate in physical activities, games and educational lessons regarding healthy lifestyle choices. This camp takes place when Clarke County School District schools are not in session. For ages 6–12. Bring a sack lunch. 

  • The Melting Point

    12–3 p.m. $5–7. www.wildrumpus.org

    Wild Rumpus Monster Mash

    Get a head start on the Wild Rumpus Parade with various Halloween activities like a haunted house, crafts, mask making, face painting, shaker making, live music, aerial trapeze performances and more.

Film

  • Ciné Barcafé

    10 p.m. $7.50. www.athenscine.com

    Schlocktoberfest: Halloween (1978)

    The Schlocktoberfest Horrorshow ends with the original slasher, Halloween. See Movies on p. 16.

Saturday, November 1

28 events

Games

DJs

Performance

  • Leap Trapeze

    6 p.m. FREE! www.leaptrapeze.com

    Flying Trapeze Show

    This Dia de los Muertos-themed flying trapeze show features student fliers performing acrobatic tricks and soaring through the air. Bring a blanket or lawn chairs

Kidstuff

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    10 a.m.–12 p.m. FREE! www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Fall Festival

    Celebrate nature, discovery and creativity by playing in fall leaves, making crafts and drinking apple cider. Garden volunteer Ann Blum, who has created popular puppet shows for the annual Insect-ival Family Festival for the past 20 years, will talk about her new book Bugs @ Play at 11 a.m.

  • Athens Montessori School

    10 a.m.-3 p.m. FREE! info@athensmontessori.com

    Montessori Fall Festival

    The annual Montessori Fall Festival will have live music, food, games, a petting zoo, book fair and more.

  • ACC Library

    4 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Day of the Dead Celebration

    Celebrate Dia de los Muertos with stories, crafts and carnival-like fun.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    5-9 p.m. $3–5. www.keepathensbeautiful.org

    4th Annual Keepin' It Clean Dirty Dance Benefit

    A family-friendly event including dance and hula hoop contests, crafts, a photo booth, silent auction items and more. DJ Les Litter will provide music. All proceeds go to benefit Keep Athens-Clarke County Beautiful. 

Events

  • UGA Dance Theatre

    7:30 p.m. (lesson), 8–11 p.m. (dance). $7–8. www.contradanceathens.com

    First Saturday Contra Dance

    (Carver Studio) No partner or experience necessary. Wear soft sole shoes. Home-baked goods at the break. Live music by Tommy Jordan & Friends and calling by Janet Shepherd.

  • Bishop Park

    8 a.m.–12 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    Athens Farmers Market

    Local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods and crafts. Live music by Scott Baxendale (8 a.m.) and Todd Lister (10 a.m.). A Seedling Club educational activity will be held for kids.

  • Oconee County Courthouse

    8 a.m.–1 p.m. www.oconeefarmersmarket.org

    Oconee Farmers Market

    (Watkinsville) Locally grown produce, meats, grains, flowers, soaps, birdhouses, gourds and more.

  • Zombie Farms

    8–11:30 p.m. $20. www.zombiefarms.com

    Zombie Farms

    For new zombies facing an uncertain life of running from brain-bashing humans, Zombie Farms offers purpose and protection. Take a guided tour through a farm supported by the tireless labor of zombies. Every Friday and Saturday through October.

  • West Broad Market Garden

    10 a.m.–2 p.m. FREE! www.athenslandtrust.org

    West Broad Farmers Market: 2nd Annual Athens Heritage and Urban Agriculture Festival

    Activities include horseback riding, storytelling, Zumba, yoga, spoken word, wellness workshops, historical displays and more. Tri Nique, For My Daughter's Sake, the Clarke Central Color Guard will perform. The Broad Farmers Market will offer prepared foods, treats, crafts and more. Guest Speaker Dr. Sherri Freedman is the Clarke County Associate Superintendent of Schools.

Classes

  • Revival Yarns

    3 p.m. FREE! www.revivalyarnsathens.com

    Knit 1 Class

    Get acquainted with the tools and craft of knitting. Learn cast-on stitches and the knit stitch. The class is free with the purchase of materials. RSVP.

  • Revival Yarns

    11:30 a.m. $30. www.revivalyarnsathens.com

    Crochet for Knitters

    Learn how to hold a crochet hook, slip stitch, single and double crochet stitch. You will also learn how to use crochet to add decorative borders and embellishments to knitted projects. RSVP.

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    9 a.m.-1 p.m. $45–50. www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Edible and Poisonous Mushroom Identification

    Participants will be introduced to local edible and poisonous mushrooms. There will be a garden foray to collect specimens. 

Live Music

  • Bishop Park

    Athens Farmers Market. 8 a.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    SCOTT BAXENDALE Guitar dynamism from the owner of Baxendale Guitars. Classic bluesy riffs and a lot of soul. (8 a.m.)

    TODD LISTER Folky local singer-songwriter. (10 a.m.)

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. 706-369-3040

    LEE PILCHER BAND Guitarist and graduate of Atlanta Institute of Music plays of variety of funky music from the past to the present.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    10 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    JOHN FRENCH & THE BASTILLES Songwriter John French's sincere acoustic compositions are backed by a group of musicians with country and rock influences.

    DANIEL AMADEE Gruff-voiced singer-songwriter from New Orleans.

    MOHICAN DAWN Local band fronted by Shayna Hobbs, a songwriter who has drawn comparisons to Feist and Joni Mitchell.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    EUREKA CALIFORNIA Melodic, rough-edged, guitar-driven local garage-rock duo.

    DEEP STATE Members of Little Gold and Brothers play driving, punky, melodic guitar-rock.

    CANCERS New local band playing poppy, grungy space jams, featuring members of Dead Dog and Unfun.

    LITTLE GOLD Local group fronted by songwriter Christian DeRoeck, playing garage-rock with country and pop sensibilities.

    VACATION Fuzzed-out punk band from Cincinatti, OH.

  • Georgia Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-9884

    JACOB PAUL ALLEN Local alt-country/Americana singer-songwriter.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    CULT OF RIGGONIA Experimental soundscapes with tribal, world music beats and ornate instrumentation.

    GINKO Edgar Lopez's fuzzy, beat-driven experimental hip hop project.

    THE CONVERGENCE Experimental jazz fusion group from Atlanta.

    WET GARDEN Synthesizer explorations with erotic incantations.

    DJ HOT WAX Max Wang (The Rodney Kings) spins '60s pop/soul and punk rock.

  • New Earth Athens

    7 p.m. $10. www.newearthmusichall.com

    DEJA VU Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young tribute group formed by veteran producer John Keane and featuring a supergroup of Athens musicians.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    MARCUS KING BAND Bluesy, Greenville, SC-based funk-rock group.

Outdoors

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    9-10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3615

    Trail Walk

    Take a trail walk. Coffee and goodies afterwards.

Lectures & Lit

  • Avid Bookshop

    4 p.m. FREE! www.avidbookshop.com

    Meet Author/Illustrator Lori Nichols

    Celebrate the release of Maple & Willow Together with a special story time.

  • Avid Bookshop

    6:30 p.m. FREE! www.avidbookshop.com

    Athens NaNoWriMo Kickoff

    Join other writers who are participating in National Novel Writing Month. Speakers Lucy Ralston and Jennifer Arca-Fishburn will offer tips on completing a novel in 30 days.

Sunday, November 2

9 events

Live Music

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    8 p.m. $5. www.hiloathens.com

    NUDE BEACH New York City-based power-pop/garage-rock trio drawing comparisons to Tom Petty and Big Star. See Calendar Pick on p. 17.

    SHELLSHAG Two-piece punk rock band from Brooklyn, NY.

    HARSH WORDS Fast hardcore group featuring members of Shaved Christ and Gripe.

    BASEMENT BENDERS Chattanooga-based punk band featuring memers of Future Virgins, Black Rainbow and others.

    STORMIES New local duo featuring former members of Carrie Nations.

  • The Melting Point

    6 p.m. $8 (adv.), $10 (door). www.meltingpointathens.com

    THE SEGAR JAZZ AFFAIR WXAG radio DJ Dwain Segar curates a night of smooth jazz, featuring music from J. Henry Jazz and poetry by Hazel Roach and Cedric Barnett.

  • Ted's Most Best

    5 p.m. FREE! www.tedsmostbest.com

    COY, DEMARCUS AND NORRIS Virtuoso jazz performance from guitarist Dan Coy (Bonaventure Quartet), bassist Andrea DeMarcus (Cicada Rhythm) and drummer John Norris (Thunder O(h)m, Gumshoe, Kate Morrissey).

Games

Classes

Performance

  • ACC Library

    3 p.m. FREE! 06-613-3650

    Classic V Brass Quintet

    The band, which includes two trumpets, a trombone, French horn and tuba, will perform a variety of baroque, classical and contemporary music.

  • Cedar Shoals High School

    7 p.m. FREE! leara.rhodes@gmail.com

    Classic City Band

    For its fall concert, the band explores the music of France with historically important works for winds by Gounod, Dukas, Milhaud, Ravel, Debussy, Offenbach, Saint-Saens and other composers.

Art

Events

  • 9 a.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/mobiuschurch

    Zombie Church

    (1331 New High Shoals Rd., Mobius Church at Watkinsville First UMC) Wear your Halloween costumes, enjoy brunch and hear about famous zombie incidents of the Bible. Discuss compassionate solutions to northeast Georgia's ongoing zombie issues. Zombies welcome; inoculations provided free for the living.

Monday, November 3

17 events

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    KATËR MASS Local gritty pop-punk band "influenced by Longmont Potion Castle."

    NURTURE Local post-hardcore trio featuring screamed vocals, chunky guitar and explosive rhythms.

    TWO HAND FOOLS Spacey, grungy punk band from Cleveland, OH influenced by Hum and The Weakerthans.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    REIGNING SOUND Asheville, NC-based garage-punk band led by songwriter Greg Cartwright.

    NATURAL CHILD Grimy, Nashville-based proto-garage band.

    TURF WAR Catchy, Southern-tinged garage rock out of Atlanta influenced by the likes of The Replacements and Creedence Clearwater Revival.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    BLUES NIGHT WITH BIG C Nobody in Athens sings the blues quite like Big C (frontman for Big C and the Ringers). Expect lots of soulful riffs, covers and originals.

Karaoke & Open Mic

Games

Performance

  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

    8 p.m. FREE! (w/ UGA ID), $28. www.pac.uga.edu

    Javier Perianes Piano Performance

    Pianist Javier Perianes is one of Spain's most popular young artists and is growing an international reputation. His recital will be recorded for broadcast on American Public Media's "Performance Today."

  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

    5 p.m. FREE! www.music.uga.edu

    Verismo Trio Recital

    The piano, flute and saxophone trio will perform original compositions and inspired arrangements.

Kidstuff

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    9 a.m.–3:30 p.m. $45. www.botgarden.uga.edu

    School Day Off

    Hike through the cultivated garden and trails, play games, and learn abotu plants through hands-on activities.

  • East Athens Community Center

    9 a.m.–4 p.m $15–23. 706-613-3593, www.athensclarkecounty.com/camps

    Fit Kids Day Camp

    Campers participate in physical activities, games and educational lessons regarding healthy lifestyle choices. This camp takes place when Clarke County School District schools are not in session. For ages 6–12. Bring a sack lunch. 

Comedy

Classes

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    1-3 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597, www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Madison County Crafters

    The Madison County Crafters meet every week to share tips and tricks for knitting, crocheting, quilting and making various other crafts. 

  • Acropolis

    www.acroathens.com

    Luliia Workshop

    The studio offers private lessons (11 a.m.–5 p.m., $80/hr.), a beginners handstand workshop (5–7 p.m., $60) and a flexibility and contortion workshop (7–9 p.m., $60). 

Tuesday, November 4

22 events

Comedy

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. $5. calebsynan@yahoo.com, www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    OpenTOAD Comedy Open Mic

    This comedy show allows locals to watch quality comedy or perform themselves. Email to perform. First and third Tuesday of every month!

Events

  • West Broad Market Garden

    4–7 p.m. 706-613-0122, www.athenslandtrust.org

    Tuesday Farmers Market

    Fresh produce and cooked foods. Offers double dollars for EBT shoppers. Held every Tuesday.

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    9 a.m. FREE! www.athensclarkecounty.com/sandycreeknaturecenter

    Guided Trail Hike

    Take a guided walk on the trails to discover the beauty and variety of the center's ecosystems. Followed by coffee and a tour of the exhibit hall.

  • UGA Special Collections Library

    2 p.m. FREE! 706-524-8079

    Tuesday Tour

    Take a guided tour of the exhibit galleries of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research. 

  • UGA Science Library

    4:30 p.m. FREE! www.fourathens.com/talktech

    Four Athens Talk Tech

    Discover local startups, explore job opportunities and meet business innovators from the community. Hosted by Four Athens and the UGA Department of Computer Science.

  • ACC Council on Aging

    12–3 p.m. www.accaging.org

    Produce Stand

    This mobile produce stand sells fresh, sustainable and locally-grown fruits and vegetables sourced from the community gardens at ACCA and UGArden. EBT cards accepted.

  • First Christian Church

    4–7 p.m. www.oconeefarmersmarket.org

    Oconee Farmers Market

    Locally grown produce, meats, grains, flowers, soaps, birdhouses, gourds and more.

  • 7 a.m.–7 p.m. FREE!

    General Elections

    (Local Polling Places) Vote for statewide office. Last chance! 

Games

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    8:30 p.m. FREE! 706-850-8561

    Trivia

    General trivia with host Caitlin Wilson.

  • Herschel’s 34 Chicken & Ribs Kitchen

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

    Entertainment Trivia

    With Garrett Lennox. House cash and food and drink specials.

  • The Rail Athens

    10:30 p.m. FREE! 706-354-7289

    Trivia at the Rail

    Trivia hosted by Todd Kelly every Tuesday.

  • Choo Choo Japanese Korean Grill Express

    7:30 p.m. FREE! www.choochoorestaurants.com

    Dirty South Trivia

    Jump on the trivia train! Entertainment trivia with host Todd Kelly.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

    Locos Trivia

    Westside and Eastside locations of Locos Grill and Pub feature trivia night every Tuesday.

  • Johnny's New York Style Pizza

    Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m. & Thursdays, 8 p.m. FREE! 706-354-1515

    Trivia with a Twist

    Throw a lime in your beer and compete.

Classes

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    6–8 p.m. $30. www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Medicinal Salves

    This class covers recipes for using herbs, essential oils and beeswax to prepare products for health and beauty. Participants will take home a container of cream, two containers of medicinal salves and recipes to create more at home.

Karaoke & Open Mic

Outdoors

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    9-10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3615

    Trail Walk

    Take a trail walk. Coffee and goodies afterwards.

Lectures & Lit

  • Athens First Bank & Trust

    12–2 p.m. FREE! 706-296-4967

    Elder Care Forum

    This session's topic is "Charting a Course for Care" to help increase awareness of local aging options.

Art

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    5:30 p.m. FREE! www.willson.uga.edu

    Visiting Artist Lecture

    (Room S151) Janice Kerbel is a Canadian artist living in London who is known for carefully constructed works that fuse the real and imaginary. Her work ranges from radio plays to print-based works to performances of sound and light. See Calendar Pick on p. 17.

Live Music

  • Go Bar

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

    TWO'S DAY VISIONS Tom Visions hosts an old-fashioned superjam each Tuesday in November featuring five rotating Athens and Macon innovators performing separate solo sets before joining together with Tom for a SuperJam. This week features Michael Pierce, Manny Lage, Chase Merritt, Michael Potter and Razze King.

  • Green Room

    9 p.m. www.greenroomathens.com

    THE 200s Groove/funk four-piece from Atlanta.

    MICHAEL BOWMAN Local alt-country/blues singer-songwriter, originally from Harrisonburg, VA. 

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m. FREE! 706-546-4742

    TUESDAY NIGHT CONFESSIONAL Host Laney Strickland presents this week's showcase of singer-songwriter talent, featuring Reid Stripling and Richard Chamberlain. Plus, house band Levon Zevon

Wednesday, November 5

31 events

Events

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    8:30 a.m. FREE! www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Nature Ramblers

    Learn more about the 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.

  • Max

    8–11 p.m. www.ugalive.com

    Hip Hop Industry Night & Open Mic

    Come network and perform.

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    Open Mic Night

    SINGER-SONGWRITER SHOWCASE Rock out every Wednesday at this open mic. Contact louisphillippelot@yahoo.com for booking.

  • The Office Lounge

    9 p.m. FREE! 706-549-0840

    Karaoke

    KARAOKE With your host Lynn, the Queen of Karaoke!

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    Dr. Fred's Karaoke

    KARAOKE Hosted by karaoke fanatic John "Dr. Fred" Bowers and featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more.

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-850-8561

    Karaoke with the King

    KARAOKE WITH THE KING Sing your guts out every Wednesday!

  • Max

    8 p.m. $5. 706-254-3392

    Hip Hop Open Mic

    HIP HOP OPEN MIC Show off your skills and network with others in the industry.

  • New Earth Athens

    7 p.m. FREE! www.newearthmusichall.com

    Open Mic

    OPEN MIC Caroline Aiken hosts this open mic. Contact carolineaiken@gmail.com to sign up.

Live Music

  • Barbeque Shack

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-613-6752

    OPEN BLUEGRASS JAM All pickers welcome! Every Thursday!

  • Caledonia Lounge

    8:30 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    FALLOW Local three-piece "Southern metal" band.

    CLOAK AND DAGGER DATING SERVICE Local six-piece ensemble plays loud and loose straightahead rock with dueling male/female vocals.

    UNCONSCIOUS DISTURBANCE Brazilian metal band.

    CROOKED GEAR Prog-metal band from Atlanta.

  • The Melting Point

    7:30 p.m. $8 (adv.), $10 (door). www.meltingpointathens.com

    MATUTO New York-based band that features authentic Brazilian instrumentation.

    LA HOT CLUB D'ATHENES New gypsy music quartet featuring local celebrity Kishi Bashi.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    EVAN TAYLOR JONES Singer-songwriter from Orlando, FL influenced by soul, blues and funk.

  • Porterhouse Grill

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-369-0990

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Join drummer Nicholas Wiles with bassist Drew Hart and pianist Steve Key for an evening of original music, improv and standards.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    5:30 p.m. FREE! www.terrapinbeer.com

    JACOB PAUL ALLEN Local alt-country/Americana singer-songwriter.

Lectures & Lit

  • The Globe

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

    Word of Mouth Poetry

    Open mic poetry readings. This month's featured reader is Alex Johns.

  • Miller Learning Center

    7:30 p.m. FREE! sos.uga.edu

    "Animal Experimentation and the Law"

    (Room 148) Guest speakers from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine discuss efforts to make research and education more effective and humane by addressing cruelty and flawed science. Presented by Speak Out for Species.

Classes

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    Nov. 5–7, 7:30 p.m. $18, $5 (w/ student ID). www.music.uga.edu

    Second Thursday Concert: UGA Opera Theatre

    Frederick Buchinal and the UGA Opera Theatre present a masterwork of the opera repertoire in a stunning three-night series of performances.

  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

    3:35 p.m. FREE! www.pac.uga.edu

    UGA Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble

    Graduate student Christopher Leslie leads the ensemble in their annual fall concert.

Art

Theatre

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    7:30 p.m. $5 (w/ student ID), $18. www.pac.uga.edu

    Hansel & Gretel

    The UGA Opera Theatre presents Engelbert Humperdinck's Hansel & Gretel. The opera is based on the classic Grimm fairy tale and features the UGA Symphony Orchestra, UGA Ballet Ensemble and Georgia Children's Chorus.  

Sports

Games

  • Highwire Lounge

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

    Bingo Bango!

    Weekly themed Bingo with prizes.

  • Copper Creek Brewing Company

    9 p.m. FREE! 706-546-1102

    Trivia

    Test your trivia chops for prizes! Every Wednesday.

  • Dickey's Barbecue Pit

    7:30 p.m. FREE! 770-728-3452

    Trivia

    Shown on the big screen TV, this PowerPoint based trivia show covers six categories, a music round and a "Family Feud" bonus round. Win prizes.

  • Beef 'O' Brady's

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

    Sports Trivia

    Test your sports knowledge every Wednesday night.

  • Mellow Mushroom

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-613-0892

    Entertainment Trivia

    Dirty South Trivia offers house cash prizes. Every Wednesday.

Film

  • Ciné Barcafé

    Nov. 5, 4:30 p.m. & 7 p.m. Nov. 6, 7 p.m. $7.50–9.75. www.athenscine.com

    Particle Fever

    See the documentary Particle Fever, which follows six scientists during the launch of the Large Hadron Collider. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with scientists from UGA and the ATLAS Project. 

  • Ciné Barcafé

    Nov. 5, 4:30 p.m. & 7 p.m. Nov. 6, 7 p.m. $7.50–9.75. www.athenscine.com

    Particle Fever

    See the documentary Particle Fever, which follows six scientists during the launch of the Large Hadron Collider. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with scientists from UGA and the ATLAS Project. 

Thursday, November 6

34 events

Games

Kidstuff

  • Bishop Park

    Fantastic Fridays

    (Gym) Various obstacle courses and activities for ages 10 months–4 years and their parents. Call to register. Fridays, 10–11:30 a.m. $5. 706-613-3589

  • Lay Park

    10 a.m. $9-14. 706-613-3596

    Wiggle, Giggle & Go

    Enjoy games, crafts, and snacks with your pre-K tot. Ages 2-3. Registration required.

  • Oconee County Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

    Bookworms

    Children 2 & under are invited for this early-literacy program full of stories, songs and playtime.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    5:30-8:30 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Teen Studio: Art and Music

    Teens ages 13-18 are invited to tour "Boxers and Backbeats: Tomata du Plenty and the West Coast Punk Scene" and “The... of E6," part of Athens Celebrates Elephant 6, then create their own music posters and album art.

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Walker's Coffee & Pub

    9 p.m. FREE! 706-543-1433

    Karaoke

    KARAOKE Every Thursday!

  • Diverse Universe Studio

    9 p.m. 706-296-2945

    Karaoke

    KARAOKE Every Thursday!

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. 706-369-3040

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Local singer-songwriter Louis Phillip Pelot and company play a "mind-boggling wall of organic sound with upbeat, travel-driven lyrics." The band is celebrating 90-plus weeks of Thursday shows.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9:30 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    TEDO STONE Rootsy, Atlanta-based Americana band with a touch of psychedelic fuzziness. 

    BELLE ADAIR Atmospheric Americana group from Alabama.

    BLUE BLOOD Melodic psych-pop project from Hunter Morris, formerly of Gift Horse.

  • 40 Watt Club

    7 p.m. $10. www.40watt.com

    OLD DOMINION Five-piece country-rock band. 

    ERIC DODD Local country and Southern rock singer-songwriter.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7 p.m. $7. www.georgiatheatre.com

    LONE BELLOW Soulful country and acoustic alternative rock. 

    FOREIGN FIELDS Electronic folk group from Wisconson.

    KRISTIN DIABLE Up-and-coming young singer-songwriter from south Louisiana.

  • Green Room

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

    LEE BAINS III & THE GLORY FIRES Gritty, bluesy rock and roll mixed with smooth, twangy R&B. Featuring former members of The Dexateens.

  • The Melting Point

    8 p.m. $17 (adv.), $20 (door). www.meltingpointathens.com

    DAVE BARNES Earnest, country-tinged singer-songwriter.

    MARC SCIBILIA Nashville-based pop singer-songwriter.

  • New Earth Athens

    9 p.m. $10. www.newearthmusichall.com

    THE BLACK LILLIES Knoxville, TN-based Appalachian folk collective. 

  • The Office Lounge

    8 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Newly relocated back to his old stomping grounds of Athens, Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture. He hosts an "all-star jam" every Thursday.

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Newly relocated back to his old stomping grounds of Athens, Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture.

  • The World Famous

    Jam For Justice. 10 p.m. $8. www.theworldfamousathens.com

    GANTT JONES Local singer-songwriter.

    MIKE YOUNG Singer-songwriter from Anderson, SC.

    THE SUMMER SONICS Local alternative rock band.

Film

  • UGA Tate Student Center

    8 p.m. FREE! www.union.uga.edu

    Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds

    (Theater) A wealthy San Francisco socialite pursues a potential boyfriend to a small town where birds of all kinds suddenly begin attacking people in increasing numbers and with increasing viciousness.

  • Ciné Barcafé

    Nov. 5, 4:30 p.m. & 7 p.m. Nov. 6, 7 p.m. $7.50–9.75. www.athenscine.com

    Particle Fever

    See the documentary Particle Fever, which follows six scientists during the launch of the Large Hadron Collider. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with scientists from UGA and the ATLAS Project. 

  • Georgia Museum of Art

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

    Music on Film Series: The Past is a Grotesque Animal

    This documentary presents a personal portrait of Kevin Barnes, frontman of the Athens-based band of Montreal, whose pursuit to make transcendent music at all costs drives him to value art over human relationships.

Events

  • Allgood Lounge

    6–8 p.m. FREE! www.hatchathens.com

    Hatch Happy Hour Show and Tell

    Show off your newest art or tech creation, be inspired by something someone else has made or find someone to work with in a new idea. Hosted by The Hatch, a new local makerspace.

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    7 p.m. $5/person, $15/family. www.uga.edu/botgarden

    Full Moon Hike

    Bring family and friends along to enjoy the mysterious world of nature at night. Includes a two-mile hike through the wooded trails and in the garden.

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    Nov. 5–7, 7:30 p.m. $18, $5 (w/ student ID). www.music.uga.edu

    Second Thursday Concert: UGA Opera Theatre

    Frederick Buchinal and the UGA Opera Theatre present a masterwork of the opera repertoire in a stunning three-night series of performances.

  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

    6 p.m. FREE! www.music.uga.edu

    UGA Jazz Band Fall Concert

    The group, led by professor David D'Angelo, will play a mixture of jazz standards, latin and funk music. 

Theatre

  • Morton Theatre

    Nov. 6–8, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8, 2 p.m. Nov. 9, 3 p.m. $12–15. www.mortontheatre.com

    Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella

    Experience the timeless enchantment of this magical fairy tale presented by ACC Leisure Services' Athens Creative Theatre.

  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    Nov. 6–8 & 12–14, 8 p.m. Nov. 9 & 16, 2:30 p.m. $12 (w/ UGA ID), $16. www.drama.uga.edu

    The Great Gatsby

    (Fine Arts Theatre) T. Anthony Marotta directs an adaptation by Simon Levy from the novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald. A self-made millionaire and the socialite flapper he loves personify the Jazz Age in this story of glamour, greed and excess.

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    7:30 p.m. $5 (w/ student ID), $18. www.pac.uga.edu

    Hansel & Gretel

    The UGA Opera Theatre presents Engelbert Humperdinck's Hansel & Gretel. The opera is based on the classic Grimm fairy tale and features the UGA Symphony Orchestra, UGA Ballet Ensemble and Georgia Children's Chorus.  

DJs

  • Kelly's Jamaican Food

    Kickin' It At Kelly's. 9 p.m. FREE! 706-208-0000 (Lumpkin St. location)

    DJ Highlanda

    DJ HIGHLANDA Acomplished reggae jockey from Atlanta drops the pressure in Athens with a volatile mix of old- and new-school favorites.

Meetings

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

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

    Oconee Rivers Audubon Society

    This meeting's topic covers a special forest restoration project soon to get under way at Sandy Creek Nature Center. 

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    2 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Tour at Two

    Laura Valeri, associate curator of European art, leads a tour of "The Nightmare Transported into Art: Odilon Redon's 'St. Anthony.'"