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Restoring Resilience (Morning Session)

Heart Stone Therapeutic Healing 834 Prince Ave., Athens, GA

A five-week, in-person resource-building psychotherapy group for trauma survivors. RSVP by Jan. 4. Tuesday, Jan. 11, 18, 25; Feb. 1 & 8; 10–10:50 a.m. $35/group session. brianna@heartstoneth.com

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Bob Ross Paint-Along

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

Adults ages 18 and up are invited to come paint along to a wintry Bob Ross tutorial. All supplies will be provided. Registration required. Register in person or by phone. FREE! 706-310-3515, www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

Dungeons & Dragons

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

Come fight monsters, solve puzzles and debate with dragons in the fantasy role-playing game. Teens in grades 6–12 only. All skill levels welcome. 6 p.m. FREE! 706-310-3515, www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

Christopher Rex and Friends

RSVP for Location Athens, GA

20th Annual Madison Chamber Music Festival. 6 p.m. $50. www.mmcc-arts.org CHRISTOPHER REX AND FRIENDS Kick off the annual Madison Chamber Music Festival with an evening of classical music at a private residence. Drinks and hor d'oeuvres included.

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Funky Bluester

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

7 p.m. www.sobrewco.com FUNKY BLUESTER Blues outfit inspired by traditional Chicago and Texas styles.

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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/

Nobuntu

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

7:30 p.m. $30–50. pac.uga.edu NOBUNTU Dynamic a cappella quintet of women from Bulawayo, Zimbabwe who specialize in traditional Zimbabwean songs, gospel, Afro-jazz and crossover music. A free workshop (12:30 p.m.) and pre-performance talk (6:45 p.m.) will be held at Ramsey Concert Hall.

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Toddler Time

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

Little ones can enjoy a highly interactive story time including rhymes, songs and puppets. Ages 12–36 months. Registration required. Register in person or by phone. 10 a.m. FREE! 706-310-3515, www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

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Jazz Night

Porterhouse Grill 459 E Broad St, Athens

6–9 p.m. www.porterhouseathens.com/jazz JAZZ NIGHT Enjoy standards, improv and originals by a live jazz trio every Wednesday night over dinner.

YUNGBLUD, Palaye Royale, Charlotte Sands

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

7 p.m. (doors), 8 p.m. (show). $30–35. www.georgiatheatre.com YUNGBLUD Rising English musician influenced by pop, hip hop and rock. PALAYE ROYALE Glammy self-described "fashion-art rock band" from Las Vegas. CHARLOTTE SANDS Nashville pop artist who first garnered attention through TikTok.

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Jim Cook

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

Outdoors. 7 p.m. www.sobrewco.com JIM COOK Local solo performer playing acoustic blues, classic rock and Americana.

New Faces Night

Hendershot's Coffee 237 Prince Ave., Athens

8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com NEW FACES NIGHT Discover new Athens musical talent hosted by Lizzy Farrell.

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Dr. Fred’s Karaoke

Flicker Theatre & Bar 263 W. Washington St., Athens, GA

9 p.m. FREE! www.flickertheatreandbar.com DR. FRED'S KARAOKE Featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more.

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Mindful Living

Heart Stone Therapeutic Healing 834 Prince Ave., Athens, GA

A five-week, in-person psychotherapy group to build self-care and mindfulness practices. RSVP by Jan. 6. Thursday, Jan. 13, 20, 27; Feb. 3 & 10, 10:30–11:30 a.m. $35/session. brianna@heartstoneth.com

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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. Ages 16 & up. Thursdays, 6 p.m. bogartlib@athenslibrary.org

JD Simo, GA-20

Hendershot's Coffee 237 Prince Ave., Athens

8 p.m. $15 (adv.), $20. www.hendershotsathens.com JD SIMO Nashville-based singer-songwriter, guitarist and producer delivering powerful blues rock with a psychedelic sheen. GA-20 Trio from Boston with a modern take on traditional blues, R&B and rock and roll.

Bad Movie Night

Ciné Athens, GA

A schlubby detective has to lay off the lasagna long enough to track down the leader of a ninja crime cult in the deeply inept vanity project Shadow of the Dragon. 8 p.m. FREE! www.instagram.com/badmovienight

The Grawks, Fishbug, Palace Doctor

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

8 p.m. (doors), 9 p.m. (show). $7. www.40watt.com THE GRAWKS Local garage punk band. Album release show! FISHBUG Local punk rock band. PALACE DOCTOR Dynamic local garage-pop trio fronted by guitarist and songwriter Phillip Brantley.

That’s Rad

The World Famous 351 N Hull St., Athens, GA

10 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/theworldfamousathens THAT’S RAD! Covering hits by Blink-182, New Found Glory, Green Day, Fall Out Boy, The Killers and more.

Ashley Tatarsky and Gary Stone

International Grill & Bar 1155 Mitchell Bridge Rd., Athens, GA

7 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/IGBAthensGA ASHLEY TATARSKY AND GARY STONE Acoustic singer-songwriters.

Jameson Tank, Seven Year Witch, Everyday Dogs

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

8 p.m. (doors), 9 p.m. (show). $7 (adv.), $10. www.sobrewco.com JAMESON TANK High-energy rock group led by Jameson Tankersley. SEVEN YEAR WITCH South Carolina-based rock band playing a hybrid of hard rock, blues-punk and 70s garage rock. EVERYDAY DOGS Local underground rock band known for their crazy stage antics.

GMEA Jazz Jam

Hendershot's Coffee 237 Prince Ave., Athens

8 p.m. www.hendershotsathens.com GMEA JAZZ JAM The Georgia Music Educators Association hosts an open jazz jam.

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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

Roger Terrel

International Grill & Bar 1155 Mitchell Bridge Rd., Athens, GA

7 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/IGBAthensGA ROGER TERREL Songwriter bringing back 50s-80s nostalgia through rock and blues.

CalvertFountain

Hendershot's Coffee 237 Prince Ave., Athens

8 p.m. www.hendershotsathens.com CALVERTFOUNTAIN Leah Calvert, Neal Fountain and friends weave together influences of jazz, traditional Appalachian, Americana and rock.

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Restoring Resilience (Morning Session)

Heart Stone Therapeutic Healing 834 Prince Ave., Athens, GA

A five-week, in-person resource-building psychotherapy group for trauma survivors. RSVP by Jan. 4. Tuesday, Jan. 11, 18, 25; Feb. 1 & 8; 10–10:50 a.m. $35/group session. brianna@heartstoneth.com

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Funky Bluester

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

7 p.m. www.sobrewco.com FUNKY BLUESTER Blues outfit inspired by traditional Chicago and Texas styles.

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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/

The Simon & Garfunkel Story

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

7:30 p.m. $25–80. www.classiccenter.com THE SIMON & GARFUNKEL STORY This concert-style theater show chronicles the journey of folk-rock duo Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel using video projection, photos, original film footage and a full live band performing their hits.

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Jazz Night

Porterhouse Grill 459 E Broad St, Athens

6–9 p.m. www.porterhouseathens.com/jazz JAZZ NIGHT Enjoy standards, improv and originals by a live jazz trio every Wednesday night over dinner.

Thelma and the Sleaze, Nihilist Cheerleader

Flicker Theatre & Bar 263 W. Washington St., Athens, GA

8 p.m. (doors). $10. www.flickertheatreandbar.com THELMA AND THE SLEAZE Sludgy, Nashville-based power rock and roll trio. NIHILIST CHEERLEADER Local pop-punk band with a jaggedly melodic sound.

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Dr. Fred’s Karaoke

Flicker Theatre & Bar 263 W. Washington St., Athens, GA

9 p.m. FREE! www.flickertheatreandbar.com DR. FRED'S KARAOKE Featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more.

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Mindful Living

Heart Stone Therapeutic Healing 834 Prince Ave., Athens, GA

A five-week, in-person psychotherapy group to build self-care and mindfulness practices. RSVP by Jan. 6. Thursday, Jan. 13, 20, 27; Feb. 3 & 10, 10:30–11:30 a.m. $35/session. brianna@heartstoneth.com

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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. Ages 16 & up. Thursdays, 6 p.m. bogartlib@athenslibrary.org

DK, Trexx the Tyrant, Grandfathe3er, Boyfrnd

Buvez 585 Barber Street Suite A, Athens, GA

Volumes Presents Poetry & Storytelling. 7:30 p.m. $5. www.facebook.com/buvezathens DK Athens-based artist weaving lyrically driven truths together with Lo-fi beats. TREXX THE TYRANT Local storytelling hip-hop artist with smooth flows. GRANDFATH3ER Spoken word influenced artist speaking from the soul. BOYFRND Local R&B duo.

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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

Robert Burns Dinner

The Hill 1800 Crescent Lane, Athens, GA

Celebrate the birthday of Scottish poet Robert Burns with this annual event. Attendees can expect a bagpipe band, tributes to Burns and more. Doors open at 6 p.m. Call to RSVP, single tickets or tickets for groups of 8 or 10 available for purchase. Feb 5, 6 p.m. $65/person. 706-353-1913, nellie@eptingevents.com

Karmic Wheels, Get With This, The Pink Stones

The World Famous 351 N Hull St., Athens, GA

9 p.m. $5. www.facebook.com/theworldfamousathens KARMIC WHEELS Florida-based band ranging from rock and blues to soul, but infused with a healthy dose of D.I.Y. punk attitude. GET WITH THIS Florida-based alternative rock band. THE PINK STONES Rootsy local cosmic country group led by songwriter Hunter Pinkston.

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Restoring Resilience (Morning Session)

Heart Stone Therapeutic Healing 834 Prince Ave., Athens, GA

A five-week, in-person resource-building psychotherapy group for trauma survivors. RSVP by Jan. 4. Tuesday, Jan. 11, 18, 25; Feb. 1 & 8; 10–10:50 a.m. $35/group session. brianna@heartstoneth.com

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Funky Bluester

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

7 p.m. www.sobrewco.com FUNKY BLUESTER Blues outfit inspired by traditional Chicago and Texas styles.

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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/

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Jazz Night

Porterhouse Grill 459 E Broad St, Athens

6–9 p.m. www.porterhouseathens.com/jazz JAZZ NIGHT Enjoy standards, improv and originals by a live jazz trio every Wednesday night over dinner.

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Dr. Fred’s Karaoke

Flicker Theatre & Bar 263 W. Washington St., Athens, GA

9 p.m. FREE! www.flickertheatreandbar.com DR. FRED'S KARAOKE Featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more.

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Mindful Living

Heart Stone Therapeutic Healing 834 Prince Ave., Athens, GA

A five-week, in-person psychotherapy group to build self-care and mindfulness practices. RSVP by Jan. 6. Thursday, Jan. 13, 20, 27; Feb. 3 & 10, 10:30–11:30 a.m. $35/session. brianna@heartstoneth.com

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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. Ages 16 & up. Thursdays, 6 p.m. bogartlib@athenslibrary.org

Oh Jeremiah

The Lewis Room at Tweed Recording 131 E. Washington St., Athens, GA

7 p.m. $12 (adv.), $14. www.lewisroom.com OH JEREMIAH Local singer/songwriter duo made up of Jeremiah Stricklin and his wife Erin.

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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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Really, Really Free Market

Reese and Pope Park

Just like a yard sale, but everything is free. Bring what you can, take what you need. Second Saturday of every month, 12–2 p.m. reallyreallyfreemarketathens@gmail.com, www.facebook.com/RRFMAthens