Karaoke at the Library

Oconee County Library 1080 Experiment Station Rd., Watkinsville, GA

Enjoy a night filled with singing, snacks and games. Grades 6–12. Sept. 22, 6–8 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

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Thursday Crafternoon

ACC Library 2025 Baxter St., Athens, GA

Athens-Clarke County Library presents a weekly arts and crafts activity for teens. Grades 6–12. Every Thursday, 4–5 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

Oconee County Library Friends Fall Book Sale: Preview Night

Oconee County Civic Center 2661 Hog Mountain Rd., Watkinsville, GA

Members of the Oconee County Library Friends are invited to browse the 2021 Fall Book Sale before it opens to the public! Those who are not members are welcome to join at the door. Items include books ($2 or less), children's books (50¢–$2), CDs ($1), DVDs and audiobooks (both $2). Face masks are requested. Sept. 16, 4–8 p.m. $10/person, $25/family. www.oconeelibraryfriends.org

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Outdoor Yoga with Nicole Bechill

Revolution Therapy and Yoga 675 Pulaski St., Athens, GA

Meet up at the Leathers Building every Thursday for outdoor yoga with Nicole. Attendees are asked to bring their own mat, any outdoor comforts and wear a mask. Class is donation-based. Pre-registration required as space is limited. 5:30–6:45 p.m. FREE! www.revolutiontherapyandyoga.com

Oconee Rivers Audubon Society Percentage Night

Southern Brewing Co. 231 Collins Industrial Blvd., Athens, GA

Join the Oconee Rivers Audubon Society for a percentage night featuring live performances from Brown Dwarf (8 p.m.), Addie Tonic (9 p.m.) and Donkey Punch (10 p.m.) A percentage of proceeds will go directly to the Oconee Rivers Audubon Society. Tickets can be purchased online or onsite. Sept. 16, 5–10 p.m. $7. bit.ly/SBCSept16, www.oconeeriversaudubon.org

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KnitLits Knitting Group

Bogart Library 200 S. Burson Ave., Bogart, GA

Knitters of all levels are invited to have fun, share craft ideas, and knit to their hearts' content. Join in-person or virtually. Ages 16 & up. Thursdays, 6 p.m. bogartlib@athenslibrary.org

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Third Thursday

Georgia Museum of Art 90 Carlton St., Athens, GA

Enjoy in-person art exhibitions and online events discussing many of the works on display. Free tickets or event registration are required at some venues. Attendees are asked to contact all venues they plan to visit in advance to confirm its current status due to COVID-19.  Face masks and social distancing required at all in-person exhibitions. www.georgiamuseum.org

Third Thursday

tiny ATH gallery 174 Cleveland Ave., Athens, GA

Davy Gibbs’ photographic series, “Empires,” bears witness to reveal the inherent dignity of small towns in the Deep South, who experience both glory and decay, rise and fall, like most empires.

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Line Dancing Class

Bogart Community Center 141 E. Thompson St.Bogart,

Learn how to line dance for beginners and beyond. Every Thursday, 6:30–8 p.m. $7. www.cityofbogart.com/city/facilities/bogart-community-center

Reader Meet Writer Series: Graceland, at Last with Margaret Renkl

Online: Avid Bookshop Athens, GA

Avid Bookshop presents Margaret Renkl in celebration of her newest book, Graceland, at Last: Notes on Hope and Heartache from the American South with author Wiley Cash as host. This event is a part of the Reader Meet Writer author series hosted by the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance (SIBA) and will take place via Zoom. 7 p.m. www.avidbookshop.com

Opening Reception

Athens, GA

Helen Kuykendall shares a collection of paintings. Her work combines natural motifs with elements of Magic Realism. 7–9 p.m. FREE! www.barbarvintagetextilesandhome.com

Thursday Scholarship Series

Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall 250 River Rd., Athens, GA

Thursday Scholarship Series. 7:30 p.m. $3 (w/ student ID), $20. www.music.uga.edu UGA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA A program of music by impressionistic composer Maurice Ravel and the great classicalist Ludwig van Beethoven.

Hedonistas, Daniel Hardin

40 Watt Club 285 W. Washington St., Athens, GA

8 p.m. (doors), 9 p.m. (show). $10 (adv.), $15. www.40watt.com HEDONISTAS Funky, jazzy rock-fusion band from Atlanta. DANIEL HARDIN Singer-songwriter with acoustic and electric blues and rock influences.

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Athens Music Industry Night

Southern Culture Fish & Grits 810 Hawthorne Ave., Athens, GA

Talent from across the Athens area are invited to attend this open mic competition on the first, second and third Thursday of each month. Attendees can expected featured performances, an open mic competition, food and drink specials and door prizes. The event is hosted by Mokah and Knowa Johnson, founders of Athens Anti Discrimination Movement, the Athens Hip Hop Awards and several local events. Artists can enter the open mic competition by registering and paying a fee that will be included in the grand prize. There's a two-song limit and judges will choose the winner from criteria such as performance, song choice, delivery, crowd response, etc. The winner will be next week's featured performance and will compete on the last […]

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Oconee County Library Friends Fall Book Sale

Oconee County Civic Center 2661 Hog Mountain Rd., Watkinsville, GA

Come out and browse the Oconee County Library Friends 2021 Fall Book Sale! Items include books ($2 or less), children's books (50¢–$2), CDs ($1), DVDs and audiobooks (both $2). Saturday (9/18) is 50% Off Day and Sunday (9/19) is $10/Bag Day. Face masks are requested. Sept. 17–19, FREE!  www.oconeelibraryfriends.org

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Virtual Booktalks

Online: Bogart Library Athens, GA

Join the library on Facebook for virtual book talks suitable for all ages. Age groups will rotate each Friday so everyone can hear about new books, listen to a short reading and discover new authors. Fridays, 2 p.m. www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

Documenting the Body of State: Paper and the Archive of Early American Constitutionalism

Online: Zoom Athens, GA

In this Zoom presentation and discussion, Dr. Asheesh Kapur Siddique argues that constitution-making inaugurated in the aftermath of the American Revolution represented not an invention of written constitutionalism, but instead a revision of the relationship between document and statecraft in early modern Europe.  Register online to attend. Sept. 17, 3 p.m. FREE! www.tinyurl.com/UGAConstitutionDay

NightShade Family Presents: Xakra & Nikki Nair

Rabbit Hole Studios 1001 Winterville Rd., Athens, GA

7:30 p.m. $10. www.facebook.com/goodnightshade NIGHTSHADE FAMILY The Athens dubstep label celebrates its one-year anniversary with music by Seattle-based Xakra, Nikki Nair from Atlanta, label head Dado and co-founder Curst.

Gary Grossman

Bishop Park 705 Sunset Dr., Athens, GA

Athens Farmers Market. Outdoors. 8 a.m.–12 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net GARY GROSSMAN Local folk artist whose music is informed by his scientific teaching background. (8 a.m.) GOURDHEAD The latest project emanating from the work of longtime Athens musician, Christopher Henderson. Consisting of Americana, rock, blues and even a smidge of funk, Gourdhead mixes guitar, sax, pedal steel, accordion, bass, and drums into a potent brew. (10 a.m.)

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Marigold Market

Athens, GA

Vendors offer local produce, prepared and baked goods, and arts and crafts. The season runs every Saturday through Dec. 11, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. marigoldmarketwinterville@gmail.com

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Southern Star Studio Open Gallery

Southern Star Studio 180 Cleveland Ave., Athens, GA

Southern Star Studio is a collective ceramics studio, established by Maria Dondero in 2016. The gallery contains members’ work, primarily pottery. See new works by resident artists every Saturday. 10 a.m.–4 p.m. www.southernstarstudioathens.com

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Oconee County Library Friends Fall Book Sale

Oconee County Civic Center 2661 Hog Mountain Rd., Watkinsville, GA

Come out and browse the Oconee County Library Friends 2021 Fall Book Sale! Items include books ($2 or less), children's books (50¢–$2), CDs ($1), DVDs and audiobooks (both $2). Saturday (9/18) is 50% Off Day and Sunday (9/19) is $10/Bag Day. Face masks are requested. Sept. 17–19, FREE!  www.oconeelibraryfriends.org

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West Broad Farmers Market

Athens Housing Authority 300 Rocksprings St., Athens, GA

Shop online for products from local farmers and vendors each week from Sunday at 5 p.m.–Thursday at 1 p.m. Drive-thru pickup is available Saturdays, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. www.wbfm.locallgrown.net

Coming Home to Yourself the Wise Woman Way

Online GA

Join Corinna Wood, founder of Southeast Wise Women and Red Moon Herbs, in this free live online workshop where attendees will learn the little-known truths of how to get "unstuck" so and finally love and accept one's self. Attendees will also learn real-life examples of healing from the inside and where to get started, from an earth-based, woman-centered perspective. Sept. 18, 12–1:30 p.m. FREE! www.corinnawood.com

Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement Book Showcase and Fundraiser

AADM Justice Center and Bookstore 3700 Atlanta Hwy. (Georgia Square Mall, 1st floor), Athens, GA

Learn more about AADM's various programs and services (and pick up some new books, too!) Selections span across social justice books, autobiographies, children and young adult books, art, and more. Attendees can also place an order for Linnentown resident Hattie Thomas Whitehead’s book, “Giving a Voice to Linnentown,” which will be available soon.  All proceeds from this event will support the programs and services provided by AADM. Sept. 18, 12–5 p.m. FREE! www.aadmovement.org

Free COVID-19 Vaccines

Front Porch Bookstore 102 Marigold Ln.Winterville,

Community members are invited to take advantage of this free vaccine event taking place during the Free Fall Concert Series. No appointment needed, no insurance or ID required. 5–7 p.m. www.publichealthisforeveryone.com

Janet and the Blue Dogs

Front Porch Bookstore 102 Marigold Ln.Winterville,

Outdoors. 6–7 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/Front-Porch-Book-Store JANET AND THE BLUE DOGS Featuring members of The Original ScrewTops playing blues and vintage classic rock.

Rumours

Georgia Theatre 215 N. Lumpkin St., Athens, GA

7 p.m. (doors), 8 p.m. (music). $21–$25. www.georgiatheatre.com RUMOURS Fleetwood Mac tribute band based in Atlanta.

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Athena

Lord's Bar 251 W. Clayton St., Athens, GA

10 p.m. $5. www.lordsbarathens.com ATHENA Local mixed genre duo.

The Stews

The Warehouse Athens 346 E. Broad St., Athens, GA

10:30 p.m. $10. www.thewarehouseathens.com THE STEWS Performing immediately after the UGA vs. South Carolina football game.

UUFA Virtual Forum

Online: UUFA Athens, GA

Join members of the Racial Justice Team in this online forum to explore the UUFA's 2021–22 goals in engaging in dismantling white supremacy. Sept. 19, 9:30–10:20 a.m. FREE! 706-546-7914, www.uuathensga.org/stay-connected

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Oconee County Library Friends Fall Book Sale

Oconee County Civic Center 2661 Hog Mountain Rd., Watkinsville, GA

Come out and browse the Oconee County Library Friends 2021 Fall Book Sale! Items include books ($2 or less), children's books (50¢–$2), CDs ($1), DVDs and audiobooks (both $2). Saturday (9/18) is 50% Off Day and Sunday (9/19) is $10/Bag Day. Face masks are requested. Sept. 17–19, FREE!  www.oconeelibraryfriends.org

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Artist-in-Residence Live Session

Creature Comforts Brewery 271 W Hancock Ave, Athens, Georgia

Artist-in-Residence Noraa James will create artwork and connect with guests in the downtown Athens taproom. 3–6 p.m. FREE! www.creaturecomfortsbeer.com

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Sunday Trivia

Southern Brewing Co. 231 Collins Industrial Blvd., Athens, GA

Enjoy the last evening of the weekend with a little trivia from Solo Entertainment. 5–7 p.m. www.sobrewco.com

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Sunday Funday

Rabbit Hole Studios 1001 Winterville Rd., Athens, GA

Every Sunday from 5-7 p.m., join the White Rabbit Collective for a free drum circle outside of Ben and Jerry’s on College Avenue. Some instruments are provided, but guests are encouraged to bring their own drums and rattles. An afterparty at Rabbit Hole Studios from 7:30 p.m.–12 a.m. offers space for playing drums, singing songs, playing ping pong and board games, reading books, doing yoga, making art and more. www.rabbitholestudios.org

Monday Funday: Dig Those Dinosaurs

Bogart Library 200 S. Burson Ave., Bogart, GA

Little ones are invited to join Ms. Donna for some dinosaur-themed fun outdoors. Attendees will sing, move and learn while reading nonfiction and fiction books about dinos. Some digging and measuring can be expected as well. Registration encouraged. Register in person or by phone. Sept. 20, 1o a.m. FREE! 706-310-3515, www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

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Mobile Food Pantry

General Time Athens 100 Newton Bridge Rd., Athens, GA

Terrapin Beer Co. alongside Food Bank of Northeast Georgia and various local sponsors will host a Mobile Food Pantry, a drive-thru food pantry for those in need, on the 3rd Monday of each month thru 2021. All ACC residents that meet income requirements are encouraged to attend. First come, first served. This event will take place outside rain or shine. www.terrapinbeer.com

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Open Chess Play

ACC Library 2025 Baxter St., Athens, GA

Join Chess and Community for an all-ages open chess play. Mondays, 3–5 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

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Monday Night Trivia

Southern Brewing Co., Monroe 123 N. Lumpkin St., Athens, GA

Top three teams win prizes. Every Monday, 6 p.m. www.sobrewco.com

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Dungeons & Dragons

Oconee County Library 1080 Experiment Station Rd., Watkinsville, GA

Enjoy an interactive game of Dungeons & Dragons. All skill levels are welcome and Dungeon Masters are encouraged. Every first and third Monday of the month. 6–8 p.m. www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

The Black Keys

The Classic Center 300 N. Thomas St., Athens, GA

8 p.m. SOLD OUT! www.classiccenter.com THE BLACK KEYS Highly acclaimed alternative rock band from Ohio that has won six Grammy Awards.

Immaterial Possession and Dana

Normal Bar 1365 Prince Ave., Athens, GA

8 p.m. $8. www.facebook.com/normal.bar.7 IMMATERIAL POSSESSION Local psychedelic-pop group with ties to the surreal and abstract theater. DANA ...

In-Person Computer Class: Mouse & Keyboard Skills

ACC Library 2025 Baxter St., Athens, GA

Learn how to use the keyboard to enter characters and commands. and learn how to use the mouse to select, drag and open items as well as scroll through pages. Held in the 2nd-floor computer classroom. The classroom will be set up for social distancing and all attendees are required to wear a mask. Visit the Information Services Desk or call to sign up. Sept. 21, 10–11:45 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, www.athenslibrary.org/athens

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Storytime in the Park

Harris Shoals Park Harris Shoals Dr, Watkinsville, GA

Miss Rebecca at Harris Shoals Park for storytime, songs, movement, arts & crafts and plenty of fun. Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to attend. Every Tuesday, 11 a.m. FREE! 706-769-3950, www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

Rabbit Box Storytelling: Lost and Found

VFW 136 Glenhaven Ave., Athens, GA

Rabbit Box is live storytelling for and by adults aimed at building a sense of community in the Athens area. The theme for this show will be "Lost and Found." Storytellers include the Reverend Joseph Nunnally; retired reforestation contractor Chris Young; hip-hop impresario Montu Miller and his fiancé Ymmilia Frazier, who works for Advantage Behavioral; retired IT professional Charles Wilmoth; rapper Ishues; advocate for the unhoused Tom Kenyon; and the Pink Flamingo of Athens. A VIP (Vaccinated Immunized Person) section will be offered. 6 p.m. (doors), 7 p.m. (performance). $7–10. www.rabbitbox.org

Writeen Club

Bogart Library 200 S. Burson Ave., Bogart, GA

Teens of all writing levels are invited to join this writing group, which will have a new theme each month and snacks to fuel the creative process. Grades 6–12 only. Call for more information.  Sept. 21, 6 p.m. FREE! 706-310-3515, www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

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Bad Dog Trivia

Amici Athens 233 E Clayton St, Athens, GA

Top three teams win prizes with free beer pitchers to winning teams between rounds. Every Tuesday, 7 p.m. www.amici-cafe.com/athens/